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Aquatics Positions

Job Details
Open Date Oct 07 2019 - 08:00:00 AM Close Date Ongoing
Position Title Aquatics Positions Posting Type Non-Union
Posting Status Active Position Length Casual/Irregular
Department Group Recreation Hours per Week Various
Department Community Services Openings Ongoing
Education Other    
Location Various Locations

Description

Do you love working with people, have excellent customer service skills, an outgoing personality and a passion for fitness? We want to meet you!
 

The Opportunity:


Our Recreation Team has various Aquatic Positions available within our facilities:

  • Aquafit Instructor
  • Deck Supervisors
  • Leadership Instructors
  • Lifeguards
  • Swimming Instructor

Our Aquafit Instructors:

  • Prepare and implement the Aquafitness program content based on program objectives outlined by the Town and recognized certification agency (CALA, WaterART, etc.)
  • Prepare program facilities, teaching material and equipment
  • Provide program instruction/leadership at the appropriate skill level of participants

Candidates for these positions will have the following training and skills:

  • Current Aquafit Instructor certification from recognized agency (CALA, WaterART, etc.)

 Our Deck Supervisors:

  • Supervise aquatics staff. Ensure proper guard positions and alerts
  • Prepare and implement program content based on program objectives outlined by the Town
  • Prepare course facilities, teaching material and equipment. Prepare program outlines, lesson plans and material for participants as required
  • Provide program instruction/leadership at the appropriate skill level of participants.
  • Responsible for securing facility after programs

Candidates for these positions will have the following training and skills:

  • Current NL, SWIM Instructor, Lifesaving Instructor, and Emergency First Aid Instructor, Aquatic Supervisor
  • Minimum 1 year of lifeguarding and aquatics instructing experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of aquatic programming and associated administration

Our Leadership Instructors:

  • Prepare and implement program content based on program objectives outlined by the Town and/or certifying organization
  • Prepare course facilities, teaching material and equipment. Prepare program outlines, lesson plans and material for participants as required
  • Provide program instruction/leadership at the appropriate skill level of participants.
  • Open and close facility (not all locations)
  • Work in accordance to Cash Handling procedures and protocol as it relates to the position

    Candidates for these positions will have the following training and skills:

  • Current certifications and teaching requirements for the Certification program being offered
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate training/instruction

Our Lifeguards:

  • Guard public swims. Maintain proper guard positions and demonstrate guard alerts as required
  • Perform various maintenance duties to maintain a clean and safe facility
  • Prepare course facilities, teaching material and equipment. Prepare program outlines, lesson plans and material for participants as required
  • Provide program instruction/leadership at the appropriate skill level of participants.

 Candidates for these positions will have the following training and skills:

  • Current NL

 Our Swimming Instructors:

  • Prepare and implement program content based on program objectives outlined by the Town
  • Prepare course facilities, teaching material and equipment. Prepare program outlines, lesson plans and material for participants as required
  • Provide program instruction/leadership at the appropriate skill level of participants.

    Candidates for these positions will have the following training and skills:

  • Current NLS, SWIM Instructor, Lifesaving Instructor, and Emergency First Aid Instructor

 

Additional duties for all positions listed above:

  • Perform administrative tasks (i.e. attendance, preparation, Injury and Incident Reports etc.)
  • Attend team meetings and training sessions
  • Assist in providing a clean, healthy, safe environment for the program and ensure equipment is stored as required
  • Immediately report incidents to the Recreation Coordinator or designate

 

Additional training and skills required for all positions listed above:

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR- C
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

 

Satisfactory passing of a vulnerable sector check, and proof of qualifications will be required of any successful candidate(s) for these positions.

The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace.  If your application requires accommodation, please contact Human Resources at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.

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