Aquatics Employment

Our pools offer a variety of interesting employment opportunities.

Join the best Aquatics team in town!

Are you an enthusiastic person looking for a flexible job to help build valuable career skills and have fun at the same time? We are looking for responsible people to join our team as lifeguards, instructors and more! Whether you are a student, stay-at-home parent or an adult looking for part-time hours, we have a schedule that works for you.

All Town of Oakville Aquatic programs are HIGH FIVE accredited.

Why join our team?

  • Great pay! Swimming instructors start at $21.24.
  • Develop leadership and customer service skills.
  • Opportunity for advancement and growth.
  • Flexible schedules – work at any one or combination of our pools.
  • Paid training.
  • Discounts on recertification.
  • Team environment.

What do you bring?

  • A positive attitude.
  • Ability to react calmly to changing environments.
  • You thrive in a team-oriented environment.
  • Capability to coordinate tasks and complete administration duties as needed.
  • Enthusiasm for working with people of all ages and abilities.

What is required?

  • Certifications based on the position. Check our positions for a list of job descriptions and the training required.
  • Demonstrated skill in application of lifeguarding surveillance and rescue techniques.
  • Able to work a minimum of two shifts a week.
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.

Current employment opportunities

Town-funded support

Need some financial assistance to become certified? The Town of Oakville is pleased to offer the Aquatic Leadership Assistance Program to qualified applicants.

Please contact our Community Development Specialist at 905-845-6601, ext. 3619 for more information on how you might qualify.

Not qualified but still want to join our team?

Oakville Aquatics is looking for enthusiastic volunteers to join our team as Pool Pals! As a volunteer, you provide support to swimming instructors on deck and in the water. Volunteers must be 13 years old and hold a Bronze Medallion Lifesaving Award and successfully complete a Pool Pal workshop.

To learn more about becoming an official Pool Pal, visit the Volunteer Opportunities page.