Aquatics Positions – Quispamsis

The Canada Games Aquatic Centre (CGAC) is a community centre for wellness and active living. With aquatic amenities, a fitness facility, massage therapy, and other offerings onsite, there is something for all ages and abilities to enjoy. Featuring the only 50-metre pool in the province, the facility hosts public swims and other gatherings for the communities of the Fundy region, along with sport tourism events that contribute to the local economy. The organization is also one of the largest providers of swimming lessons in New Brunswick.

Governed by the Saint John Aquatic Center Commission, the CGAC is a registered charity that is subsidized through the Fundy Regional Service Commission.

The CGAC provides staffing throughout the summer season for Quispamsis beaches (Meenan’s Cove and Gondola Point) and the qplex.

Positions Available:

Please note that all Beach staff are required to attend one of two mandatory trainings, which will be offered on the following dates:

Under the direction of the Aquatics Manager and Duty Managers, the Quispamsis-based staff ensure the safety of patrons who use the qplex pool, Meenan’s Cove beach, and Gondola Point beach. Employees are required to keep track of their qualifications and ensure they remain up to date. They are responsible for ensuring the safety of all users of the supervised areas by actively supervising swimmers in the marked swimming areas and surrounding areas. Employees are also responsible for providing first aid when necessary, as well as conducting any tasks outlined by supervisors and/or managers to ensure the facility is safe and prepared for any users of the area.

The Beach Captains and qplex Head Guards provide onsite leadership for the team of lifeguards working at their location. In addition to the duties outlined above, they are responsible for ensuring staff are in position on time and remain for the full duration of their shift. They are the primary point of contact onsite for Town of Quispamsis workers and Aquatic Centre management staff. Additionally, they are responsible for keeping track of sign-in sheets, first aid supplies and equipment, and for notifying the appropriate personnel if anything is missing/broken. Beach Captains and qplex Head Guards are also responsible for assisting in finding replacements for staff who have called in sick.

Summary of Duties For all Employees

Required Qualifications

Assessed Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications


Conditions of Employment

How to Apply and Deadline

Please apply electronically by submitting your resume to and clearly indicate which position(s) you are interested in working. The deadline to apply is May 15, 2024.

The Canada Games Aquatic Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.