Lifeguards and Swim instructors

The City of Côte Saint-Luc is a dynamic municipality on the island of Montreal with a population of approximately 33 000. The City prides itself on providing the highest level of services to its residents at a reasonable cost.

We are currently recruiting Lifeguards and Instructors (full-time, part-time, weekdays and weekends).

Principle Function:


The work consists of monitoring swimmers and ensuring that they observe the regulations of the pools to prevent accidents and to maintain discipline; helping swimmers in difficulty and providing first aid in case of an accident.

Swim instructor

The work consists of preparing and giving various levels of swimming lessons and following the program and all safety standards.  

Details of Position:


  • Monitor swimmers in the pool to prevent accidents.
  • Enforce existing regulations for the users of the pools and ensure discipline and good order.
  • Help swimmers in difficulty and provide first aid.
  • Receive, classify and distribute materials and various items used in pool maintenance.
  • Participate in the seasonal and periodic cleaning of the premises.
  • Compile periodic statements on the attendance of the swimming pools, the water quality, the maintenance of filters and products used for these purposes.
  • Complete various forms at the pools.
  • Undertake any other related duties.

Swim instructor

  • Prepare and teach swimming lessons. 
  • Take attendance. 
  • Complete mid-session and end-of-session progress reports. 
  • Undertake any other related duties. 

Qualifications / Education:


  • Possess a valid National Lifeguard, CPR/AED certificate delivered by the Lifesaving Society.
  • Possess a certificate 16 hour First Aid course given by a recognized organization.
  • Bilingual English/French, other languages an asset.

Swim instructor

  • Bronze Cross  
  • A Red Cross water Safety certificate or a Lifesaving Society Swim instructor certificate 


No experience required or any combination of education and experience deemed sufficient to complete the job.

**Swim Instructor training can be provided, some conditions apply.  

Salary and benefits:

As per the collective agreement.

Send your resumé to: [email protected]