Camp Lifeguard

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Job Title: Camp Lifeguard
Supervisor: Camp Director
Hours of Work: Monday through Friday, 8:30 – 4:30
Dates: June 22- August 29, 2018

Job Summary:

The Lifeguard is responsible for the safety and well-being of campers in all lakefront activities, training camp staff, volunteers and campers in waterfront safety procedures as well as delivering basic canoe and kayak instruction.


  • Provide lifeguard and waterfront safety supervision for water-based activities at FortWhyte Alive (Outdoor Adventure Site)
  • Assist other camp staff in delivery of camp programs
  • Delivery of water safety sessions to staff, counsellors and campers
  • Develop water program schedule in conjunction with other camp staff
  • Maintain a safe and controlled atmosphere during water activities
  • Maintaining inventory of First Aid supplies
  • Administering First Aid to campers
  • Maintain cleanliness of FortWhyte camp setting, inside and out
  • Prepare a final report
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Current National Lifeguard, CPR and Standard First Aid certifications
  • Experience lifeguarding in a summer camp waterfront setting.
  • Experience working with children
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Proven behaviour management and problem-solving skills
  • Valid Driver’s License and daily access to a vehicle


  • Experience and/or certification in canoeing, kayaking, sailing, and/or archery
  • Child abuse registry check and criminal records check require upon hiring

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Deadline: March 15, 2018

15 Mar 2018
FortWhyte Alive
Winnipeg  Manitoba
Educational Programs