Title: Swimming Instructor
Job Type: Contract/Seasonal
City: Calgary
Rate: $25 per hour


Mahogany Homeowners Association is looking for a qualified and experienced Swimming Instructor who enjoys working with the public, planning and instructing swim lessons. Located in the city’s vibrant and growing southeast community. The Mahogany Beach Club offers four season lake living and a variety of activities including: swimming, fitness classes, weddings, parties, camps, events and more. The successful candidate will work variable and flexible shifts during the summer season.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans, instructs , and evaluates swim program
  • Provides a safe and fun learning environment
  • Liaises with parents and children on instruction progress
  • Delivers exceptional customer service to patrons

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1-3 years swim instructor experience
  • At least 16 years of age or older
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and a Lifeguard certification
  • Current Standard First Aid & CPR and/or Aquatic Emergency Care certification
  • Reliable and able to work independently
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Friendly and enjoys working with people of all ages
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends

Pre-employment Requirements:

  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications
  • A security clearance will be conducted

To Apply:

Interested and qualified applicants are to submit their cover letter and resume to quoting “2017 Swimming Instructor” in the subject line. Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


Title: Beach Staff
Job Type: Seasonal (May-August/September)
City: Calgary


The Mahogany Homeowners Association is recruiting for multiple seasonal beach staff positions. The positions report directly to the facility manager. All positions are based in Calgary.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure water and beach safety through supervision and member education
  • Perform on site and equipment maintenance duties and checks
  • Proactively intervene and assist in emergency situations
  • Provide first aid and follow-up as required
  • Educate patrons about water hazards and safety
  • Maintenance reports
  • Set-up/take down special events as required
  • Enforce rules and regulations as approved by the MHOA Board of Directors
  • Report safety, equipment, member or staff concerns as needed
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • Current Standard First Aid, CPR, and National Lifesaving and Red Cross Water Safety Certification is an asset
  • Previous waterfront experience considered an asset
  • Strong swimmer
  • Knowledge of boats and successful completion of a Boater License is an asset
  • Comfortable with multi-tasking in a busy environment
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to demonstrate time management skills
  • Leadership qualities; confident and experienced in customer service and has managed some conflict resolution
  • Work independently with limited supervision
  • Enjoys working with people

Working Conditions:

Must be willing to work a flexible schedule. Overtime is limited but may be required. These positions work in a variety of outdoor seasonal conditions.

To Apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume to quoting Beach Staff in the subject line. Deadline to apply for these position is April 1, 2017. Applicants who have been selected for interviews will be contacted.