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Employment Opportunities

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Casual Labourer

POSTING DATE: December 4, 2014
CLOSING DATE: December 19, 2014


This is a Casual Position that is on an on-call basis to cover absences due to sick leave, vacation, special leave or any approved leave or to fill temporary vacancies or augment regular full-time or regular part-time staff during peak periods.

This position performs a variety of general and specific labour type tasks requiring agility and physical effort related to the maintenance of District services, infrastructure, buildings, roads, parks and other facilities. 

This position receives general direction and varied levels of supervision from the Director of Public Works and/or designate as assigned.

See full job posting here.


  • Valid B.C. Drivers License.
  • Physically capable of lifting heavy weights etc.
  • Grade 12 Education or equivalent.
  • Capable of following oral and written directions.

Wages, benefits, and conditions of employment are governed by the current collective agreement with CUPE Local 2698. Recruitment will remain open until a successful candidate has been chosen.


Mel Bohmer
Director of Public Works
Box 1929, 477 Pine Avenue
Sparwood, BC  V0B 2G0




Reporting to the Director of Community and Facility Services, Casual on Call Lifeguards/Instructors perform a variety of general and specific duties related to the personal safety of people utilizing the District pool and pool related facilities and equipment. Casual on Call Lifeguards/Instructors ensure the safety of pool users in accordance with established safety guidelines, provide lifesaving skills including first aid, resuscitation and other emergency revival techniques as required; train pool users of various ages in proper water safety, swimming and lifesaving techniques, maintain certification to various levels of established national swimming/lifesaving standards; and provide instruction and direction in aqua-fit and other established programs. Workers in this classification also provide and/or ensure proper day to day maintenance and cleanliness of the pool and surrounding areas such as deck, changing rooms, water chemical and filtration systems, etc., ensure safe and comfortable chemical balances are maintained and may be required to supervise and/or direct other Lifeguards and/or Instructors. 

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Grade 12 Dogwood certification or equivalency
Water Safety Instructor
National Lifeguard Services
Current First Aid and CPR – C/AED

Written applications, with an attached resume, for the position of Casual On Call Lifeguard will be received by the undersigned until the vacant positions are filled.

Pay Rate: Casual On Call Lifeguard/Instructor rate as per CUPE Collective Agreement. Benefits and conditions of employment are governed by the current collective agreement with CUPE Local 2698.

Duane Lawrence
Director of Community and Facility Services
District of Sparwood, P.O. Box 669,
Sparwood, B.C., Canada, V0B 2G0,
Phone (250) 425-0552

Thanks to all who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.