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Aquatics Coordinator, Lifeguard(s) & Instructor(s)

Town of Parry Sound


Date: February 7, 2023  

Competition Number: 2023 – Swim  

Job Posting: Aquatics Program – Various Positions  

Aquatics Coordinator, Lifeguard(s) & Instructor(s)  

Located amidst the 30,000 islands of Georgian Bay and a 2.5-hour drive north of Toronto, the Town of Parry Sound offers an exceptional quality of life.  

Join our team in the Aquatics Program Summer Student program as the Aquatics Coordinator, Lifeguard or an Instructor. The primary purpose of these roles is to administer the summer aquatics program and provide a safe waterfront. The main duties include: handling emergencies that occur in the beach and park area, assisting with the daily maintenance and operations of the park, assist in organizing, planning, implementing, and participating in special events at the park, and assist in completing required daily facility checklists, accident, and incident reporting, etc. This position is a summer seasonal job. 

Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills:  

  1. National Lifeguard Waterfront (preferred)
  2. Standard First Aid and CPR Level C
  3. Water Safety Instructor (WSI) (required for Instructors only)
  4. High level of organization and record keeping skills.
  5. High level of teamwork and cooperation skills.
  6. Good communication and public relations skills.
  7. Must be 16 years of age or older.
  8. Previous lifeguarding experience is an asset.

Note: The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the incumbent of this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and activities required of the position.  


The Town of Parry Sound is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the Town of Parry Sound Recruitment Policy. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.  

Application Process:  

Interested candidates may submit a cover letter and resume under the subject line, “[your name] – Summer Swim Program” to April McNamara, Manager of Parks and Recreation at  

We thank all applicants for their interest. We will only contact those applicants selected for an interview. Summer Swim Program Main Office: 705.746.2101 Fax: 705.746.7461 52 Seguin Street, Parry Sound, ON Privacy: Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and for employment assessment purposes only. 

ATTENTION JOB SEEKERS • The job description presented in this posting is solely that of the employer. The YMCA Employment Service is not responsible for the accuracy, reliability or currency of this information and does not accept any liability for the conduct and/or practices of employer. 

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