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Current Employment Opportunities

‘Salmon Arm Recreation’ represents the full spectrum of recreation services provided by the Shuswap Recreation Society in its role of recreation management for the City of Salmon Arm. It is our mission to deliver fiscally responsible management services to our community and visitors by providing Sport, Entertainment Events, and Expertise that exceed all expectations.

Current opportunities


Did you know...

Salmon Arm Recreation Centre is offering FREE Lifeguard Training/Certification to Salmon Arm residents that are interested in becoming a
Lifeguard/Instructor and Water Safety Instructor (some conditions apply).

For more information on this opportunity - 

Lifeguard I - Full-time

The lifestyle community of Salmon Arm is nestled on the shores of Salmon Arm Bay of Shuswap Lake, centrally located half way between Vancouver and Calgary.  With a population of approximately 18,000, it is the largest community on Shuswap Lake and serves as the business centre for the area.  Surrounded by rolling hillsides, Salmon Arm is rich in culture and arts and enjoys a full complement of excellent recreation and community facilities including a modern City Hall. With a moderate climate and four distinct seasons, Salmon Arm offers year-round recreation and is renowned for its low-stress lifestyle.

The City of Salmon Arm is seeking applications for the position of Lifeguard I.  Under the direction of the Aquatic Supervisor, this position is responsible for lifeguarding and instructing aquatic programs, supervises part time staff on shift and enforces facility use rules.  The Lifeguard Instructor I also performs a variety of operational, instructional, janitorial and minor maintenance tasks.

Required qualifications include:  National Lifeguard, Red Cross Water Safety Instructor, LSS Instructor, Aquafit Fitness Instructor and Standard First Aid / CPR-C.  Other qualifications and a detailed job description can be found on the City’s website www.salmonarm.ca .

This position falls within the Collective Agreement between the City of Salmon Arm and CUPE 1908.  The pay rate for this position is $26.54 and includes an excellent benefit package. Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter and resume by Friday, March 29, 2019 to:

Human Resources
Box 40 (500 – 2nd Avenue NE)
Salmon Arm, BC  V1E 4N2
or by:
E-mail:  humanresources@salmonarm.ca, or by:  Fax:  250.803.4041
We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Lifeguards/Aquafit Instructors - Part-time 

The City of Salmon Arm is currently seeking Part Time Lifeguards at the SASCU Recreation Centre. These positions are part-time (including evening and weekend shifts). Applicants must hold a National Lifeguard (NL), CPR Level C and Water Safety Instructor (WSI) award.

This posting will remain open until suitable candidates are found. Please visit www.salmonarm.ca for the complete job description.

Please forward a cover letter and resume along with a copy of certifications to:

Manager of Human Resources
City of Salmon Arm
Box 40
500-2 Avenue
Salmon Arm, BC V1E 4N2
Fax: 250-803-4041; email: humanresources@salmonarm.ca
We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.