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Parks Canada – Hot Springs in the Canadian Rockies
Jasper National Park of Canada (Alberta)
GS-MPS-05 – Lifeguard
Anticipatory, from May to October 2021
$ 25.56 to $ 27.77 per hour (salary under review)

For more information on the organization, please visit Parks Canada

Important messages

We are also committed to creating an inclusive and barrier-free workplace, right from the selection process. If you need accommodation at any point in the assessment process, please send a message to the address below under Contacts to request it. Information received regarding accommodation will be treated confidentially.

Accommodation for assessment

When you apply for this selection process, you are not applying for a specific position, but for a directory in case of vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for review.

As a member of our dynamic and fun team, you will actively supervise the outdoor pools, provide emergency care as needed and assist with daily cleaning and minor maintenance of the facilities. Ultimately, our goal is to provide a safe aquatic environment and a quality experience for park visitors. Miette Hot Springs is a stimulating, stimulating and engaging work environment. If you enjoy working outdoors and think your knowledge, skills and abilities would be right for you, we would love to know more.

This position provides lifeguard and hospitality, information, checkout and concierge services to pool patrons and contributes to the use and enjoyment of visitors in a safe and secure environment. job

Canadian Parks Agency – This federal agency is responsible for protecting and presenting Canada’s exceptional natural and cultural resources by administering a system of national parks, national marine conservation areas and national historic sites scattered across Canada. . Canada. country.

Miette Hot Springs is located in the heart of Jasper National Park, approximately 60 km east of the town of Jasper, 50 km west of Hinton and 336 km west of Edmonton.

Shared accommodation for Miette staff may be available, but cannot be guaranteed.

This process will be used to staff positions at Miette Hot Springs in Jasper National Park for a variety of terms (temporary, indeterminate, full-time, part-time and on-demand).

A list of qualified candidates will be established and may be used to staff similar positions of variable duration (temporary, indeterminate, full-time, part-time and on request) in other workplaces.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined Information to be provided

Your curriculum vitae.

Contact details of 2 references For your application to be successful, your application must clearly describe how you meet the following statements (essential qualifications)


High school diploma or equivalent approved by the Civil Service Commission.

Equivalence of diplomas PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE:

  • Valid national lifeguard certificate or equivalent pool lifeguard certificate from the International Water Rescue Federation (http://www.ilsf.org/certification/equivalency-tables)
  • Valid general first aid certificate with CPR level C from an approved organization or first aid certificate from the International Red Cross or St. John Ambulance
  • ** A copy of valid certificates must be emailed to [email protected]


  • Experience in providing information and services to the public;
  • Teamwork experience.

If you answer any of the following statements, your application must also clearly describe how you answer them (other qualifications)


  • Advanced level first aid certificate;
  • Swimming pool operator’s certificate;
  • Valid driver’s license.


  • Work experience as a lifeguard;
  • Experience in cash management;
  • Experience of the first concierge service station.

The following will be used/assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements ABILITIES:

  • The ability to provide a good experience for visitors.
  • Ability to analyze and summarize information in order to understand issues, identify options and support sound decision making;
  • Ability to follow established practices and procedures as well as adapt them to changing circumstances and conditions.


  • Connects personally with others (teamwork);
  • Judgment;
  • Initiative;
  • Integrity.

The following may be used/assessed at a later date (may be required for the job)


  • Knowledge of safety and supervision standards for public swimming pool installations;
  • Knowledge of hot spring facilities in and around the Canadian Rockies.


  • Willingness to use SCBA equipment and to work with chlorine gas and other pool chemicals;
  • Agree to obtain an oxygen therapy certificate within three months of appointment;
  • Consent to wear a uniform and personal protective equipment;
  • Willingness to work flexible hours (the schedule is posted each week in accordance with the Parks Canada Agency collective agreement), including evenings, weekends and statutory holidays, as well as over time, in various weather conditions;
  • Willingness to perform various tasks such as: cleaning, snow removal, checkout, and maintenance of the pool and grounds;
  • Willingness to perform major rescues in the water and to apply first aid techniques under conditions of reasonable physical stress.

Employment conditions

Security Clearance Reliability Status – All federal government employees must obtain a Reliability Status; details of the screening process and applications will be provided at the time of interviews.

Keep the required professional accreditations

The successful candidate may be required to undergo a pre-employment medical examination and regular medical examinations.

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled workforce that reflects the diversity of the Canadian population it serves. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate in your job application if you belong to one of the designated groups.

Employment Equity Information For tips on how to navigate a step-by-step application process, please see this Video:

The Parks Canada Agency subscribes to the principles of diversity and employment equity under the Employment Equity Act and strives to ensure that its workforce is representative of the Canadian company. We encourage women, Aboriginal people, people with disabilities and members of a visible minority group to identify themselves upon their application.

Please send your completed application, including the documents mentioned above. Otherwise, your request may be rejected.

The Parks Canada Agency is established with the status of a separate employer within the public service, as defined by the Financial Administration Act. Those appointed to the Agency continue to be part of the public service. The Parks Canada Agency has its own human resources management framework, distinct from that of the Public Service Employment Act, but consistent with the values ​​of fairness, competence and respect as well as its principles.


In accordance with paragraph 8.2 (a) of the Privacy Act, Information or Material, obtained directly from the candidate or otherwise by a selection board, used during a selection process to assess a candidate may be used in the selection review and appeal processes. All relevant information may be provided to third parties, such as other candidates or their representatives, who have a legitimate reason to view this information.

Tips for applicants

  • Please provide full and detailed information about your education and experience.
  • Do not assume that the screening board already knows your background, qualifications or work experience. You must be specific and provide concrete examples or details for each of the experience criteria, as the screening will be based on the information in you’re asking.
  • All necessary information must be provided or your application may be rejected.

Each person has the right to participate in an appointment process in the official language (s) of their choice.

Travel expenses for persons who are not federal public servants will not be reimbursed.

We thank all those who have submitted a job application in advance, but we will only contact those chosen for the next selection step.

Cameron Mitchell – Canadian Rockies Hot Springs – Miette

Email: [email protected]

** To apply, you must click on the “Apply” button and submit your application directly on the Government of Quebec’s online recruitment site.