Seasonal Job Opportunities

Aquatic Job Opportunities

Swin Here. Work Here.

Now hiring for swim instructor and lifeguard positions starting this September 2021!

Are you looking for a fun new job? Land one of the best jobs in Markham and get paid doing something you love, while staying fit. Make new friends and build valuable skills that will set you apart in the workforce.

Some of the perks you'll enjoy:

  • A flexible work schedule
  • Free access to any aquatic drop-in program
  • Exclusive discounts:
    • Markham Fitness Centre membership
    • YRT transit passes
    • Qualification certifications or recertifications


Lifeguard: Standard First Aid + National Lifeguard + 16 years of age or older

Swim Instructor: Lifesaving Society Swim and Lifesaving Instructors + Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard + Standard First Aid + 16 years of age or older

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Now hiring at our recreational facilities!

Now hiring for various positions starting September 2021!

The City of Markham's Recreation Department operates over 20 recreation facilities, 365 days a year. Recreational facilities act as a public gathering space, and allows participants of all ages and abilities to stay active and engaged in various activities.

A diverse variety of employment opportunities are available in:

  • General programs, including but not limited to, sports (such as skating, tennis, basketball, volleyball, soccer, swimming), dance, arts, leadership, drama, preschool programs, chess, science, magic, computers, animation, rocketry and many more.

  • Sport-based play per play program convenor for basketball, badminton and pickleball activities

  • Facility Maintenance

  • Information Services Attendant

Positions vary by location and are needed for various shifts throughout the day (daytime weekdays, evening and weekends)

Certification Requirements

In addition to skills relating to the specific position, all staff must be a minimum of 16 years and older, provide proof of successful vulnerable sector check and have a current Standard First Aid and CPR - C certification. 

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