New job at SAIT Polytechnic (via |


November 29 2019
Industries Education, Training
Categories Arts, Culture, Recreation, Sports, Security, Protective Services, Defence
Calgary, AB


SAIT is a global leader in applied education and an institution that empowers employees to make a difference in the lives of our students.

Building on more than a century of history, we are looking for innovative employees wanting to create a future with us. As part of our team, you are encouraged to be bold and inventive, bringing new ideas to the table. Change excites you.

Along with gourmet on-campus restaurants run by our culinary program and an unparalleled view of downtown Calgary, SAIT offers the chance to do work with a purpose — preparing the next generation of industry leaders, entrepreneurs, advocates and explorers. We develop leaders in the classroom and our workspaces, encouraging lifelong learning for both students and employees.

Your future starts now … at SAIT.

The Opportunity

Athletics & Recreation

The Athletics & Recreation department is an innovative student and staff-centered department designed to enhance the SAIT experience through sports, activities, courses and extracurricular events. The SAIT Trojans are represented in five major sports, competing with great success at the collegiate level. SAIT Recreation has a wide range of programs and facilities for staff, students and the public with the goal of supporting active and healthy lifestyles.
Reporting to the Aquatic Team Leader, the Aquatic Lifeguard supports the Athletic and Recreation department at SAIT with their dedicated delivery of administrative support, lifeguarding and swim instruction. Demonstrating leadership in a team based environment, and exhibiting excellent interpersonal and communications skills to ensure that optimum safety standards and procedures are met and practiced.
Note: This is a temporary role until June 30, 2020 and requires the ability to work mornings, evenings and weekends.

The Role

  • Supports the department by ensuring all required Aquatics and organizational policies are adhered to
  • Assists with implementing and managing aquatic maintenance requirements and procedures in conjunction with the Aquatics Team Lead
  • Supports and performs cleaning and maintenance requirements and needs on the pool deck
  • Assists in administering lessons programs by ensuring a high level of instruction is provided in all aquatics programs while meeting the goals of the Red Cross Water Safety Program
  • Plays a part in ensuring all safety precautions and standards are adhered to and met by program participants, members, patrons and staff in conjunction with the Aquatics Team
  • Provides positive ongoing public relations and public education to patrons and participants as required within the scope of the job
  • Manages and resolves conflict and customer concerns in a positive manner
  • Supports the Aquatics team with shift coverage, scheduling and breaks when needed
  • Delivers first aid response to the aquatic area for emergency First Aids and CPR and to the facility if required
  • Makes sure all safety precautions and standards in place and adhered to by staff, members and program participants


  • Security Clearance with vulnerable Sector search mandatory. Current within the last three months
  • Current Certifications for:
    • National Lifeguard Certification (NL)
    • Swim and Lifesaving Instructor Certification (LSI), considered an asset
    • Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
    • Standard First Aid and Level C CPR/AED Certification
    • WHMIS
    • Pool Operator 1, considered an asset
  • One year experience is required
  • Familiarity with the CLASS software system and the SAIT and Banner would be an asset

Why Work at SAIT

Enjoy a stimulating work environment and a beautiful campus overlooking downtown Calgary.

To Apply

Please continue with the online application process by clicking the Apply Now button

All applications should be made through our online system.


SAIT is committed to equity and diversity within its community and invites applications from all qualified applicants.

AUPE: This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit.

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Conditions of Employment
In order to ensure and maintain a safe and secure working and learning environment, all applicants to the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology must complete and pass a police security clearance before employment is confirmed. Employment is conditional until a satisfactory police security clearance is obtained and confirmed. Employment with SAIT will not commence until the results have been provided and confirmed.

SAIT’s vision is to be a global leader in applied education.

Job ID req1306 Job Location Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Job Classification AUPE Job Type Casual Hourly
Employee Group Casual Position End Date
Department SAIT # of Positions
The compensation range 17.63 - 18.87 Hourly

At the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), we are the shapers. The makers. The originals, driven by a passion for excellence and impact. We are a global leader in applied education, an Alberta Top Employer and a destination workplace for people empowered to make a difference in the lives of students. We offer action-based learning, solution-focused research and enterprising collaborations with partners from around the world. With a newly launched brand and ongoing celebrations marking 100 years of educating skilled workers, now is an exciting time to join this one-of-a-kind place…SAIT.

  • Job ID: req1306
  • Job Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Job Classification: Casual
  • Job Type: Casual Hourly
  • Employee Group: AUPE
  • Position End Date: 6/30/2020
  • Department: Athletics & Recreation
  • # of Positions: 0
  • Posting Closing Date: All applications must be received by: Ongoing posting to collect resumes for future opportunities at 4:59PM MST / 5:59PM MDT.
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