Additional Steps for Instructor Guard (In-Person)
Step 6 – In order to proceed in the application process, you must have the following when you apply:
a) National Lifeguard Service Award (NLS).
b) Lifesaving Society Instructor's Certificate (LSI).
c) Red Cross Water Safety Instructors Certificate (WSI).
d) CPR Level C Basic Rescuer Certificate (Current within the last year).
e) Standard First Aid Certificate (St. John Ambulance, Red Cross, Criti Care EMS, or Aquatic Emergency Care).
f) Other Certificates which can improve your employment opportunities:
- Lifesaving Society Examiner Certificate - Presents you with the opportunity to examine Bronze Medallion and Bronze Cross.
- MFC Certificate - presents you with the opportunity to lead all fitness programs.
- Diving, Synchronized Swimming, Competitive Swimming, Water Polo - Presents you with the opportunity to teach these programs, generally to schools or other large groups.
- First Aid & CPR Instructors - Presents you with the opportunity to run some staff in- services and general population programs.
If you do not have certificates a) to e) you cannot apply.
Step 7 – Make photocopies of your current certifications 5a through 5e.
Step 8 – Go to City Hall, Human Resources, Main Floor - 510 Main Street, Monday to Friday between 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. Make sure that you bring your photocopied certificates. We are not able to make photocopies in our office.
Step 9 – Complete application form(s). Bring a copy of your current resume and a cover letter to attach to the form.