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We are seeking a skilled and experienced individual to join our team as a Head Lifeguard. As the Head Lifeguard, you will play a critical role in overseeing the operations of our lifeguard team and ensuring the safety of our patrons at all times.


Upper Windermere Private Leisure Centre,

Edmonton, AB


Temporary, Full Time:

Summer 2023

What You’ll Do

  • Supervise and manage a team of lifeguards, providing leadership, guidance, and support.

  • Enforce pool rules and regulations to maintain a safe swimming environment.

  • Monitor pool activities and respond immediately to any emergencies, providing first aid or CPR as needed.

  • Train and evaluate lifeguards on proper lifeguarding techniques and emergency procedures.

  • Perform routine maintenance of pool equipment and report any maintenance needs.

  • Handle administrative tasks such as record-keeping, incident reporting, and staff evaluations.

  • Provide exceptional customer service to patrons, addressing inquiries or concerns professionally and courteously.

  • Serve as a role model for the lifeguard team, maintaining a high level of professionalism and adherence to policies and procedures.

What You’ll Need

  • Must be 18+ years old & hold a current lifeguard certification from a recognized organization.

  • Previous lifeguarding experience, including experience in a leadership or supervisory role.

  • Strong knowledge of lifeguarding techniques, water safety, and emergency response procedures.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively lead and motivate a team.

  • Ability to remain calm and composed in high-stress situations.

  • Basic computer skills for administrative tasks.

  • Must be available to work flexible hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Who We Are

  • We are a private recreational facility located in Windermere in Southwest Edmonton.

  • Our heated outdoor pool serves approximately 600 households with a chance to participate in free swim activity times, as well as special programming throughout the summer. 

  • We have a small team of under 15 people, consisting of lead lifeguards, lifeguards, pool attendants and facility attendants. 

  • We sometimes need assistance with other fun events at the UW Private Leisure Centre; a summer BBQ, kids water gun fights, or chalk & sand building contests.

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