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Aquatics Positions 2019

Job Details
Open Date Jan 01 2019 - 12:00:00 AM Close Date Ongoing
Position Title Aquatics Positions 2019 Posting Type Non-Union
Posting Status Active Position Length Casual/Irregular
Department Group Recreation Hours per Week Various
Department Community Services Openings Ongoing
Education High School Diploma    
Location Various Locations Competition 19-04O

Description

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

 

The Opportunity

Our Parks & Recreation Team has various Aquatic/Arena Positions available within our facilities:

  • Swimming Instructor
  • Lifeguards
  • Leadership Instructors
  • Deck Supervisors

Working with our Aquatics/Arena staff, these staff members provide quality customer service to program participants through instruction, programming and/or facility support.

 

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. Start and end program on time.
  • Perform administrative tasks (i.e. attendance, preparation, Injury and Incident Reports etc.)
  • Attend team meetings and training sessions
  • Ensure confidentiality of all information pertaining to  staff, clients and facility operations
  • Assist in providing a clean, healthy , safe environment for the program and ensure equipment is stored as required
  • Maintain composure in escalated situations as they arise.  Immediately report incidents to the Recreation Coordinator or designate

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

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR- C
  • Current NLS, SWIM Instructor, Lifesaving Instructor, and Emergency First Aid Instructor
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • 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
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information pertaining to  staff, clients and facility operations

 

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. Start and end program on time.
  • Perform administrative tasks (i.e. attendance, preparation, Injury and Incident Reports etc.)
  • Attend team meetings and training sessions
  • Ensure confidentiality of all information pertaining to  staff, clients and facility operations
  • Assist in providing a clean, healthy , safe environment for the program and ensure equipment is stored as required
  • Maintain composure in escalated situations as they arise.  Immediately report incidents to the Recreation Coordinator or designate

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

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR- C
  • Current NL
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • 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
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information pertaining to  staff, clients and facility operations

 

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. Start and end program on time
  • Open and close facility (not all locations)
  • Work in accordance to Cash Handling procedures and protocol as it relates to the position
  • Perform administrative tasks (i.e. attendance, preparation, Injury and Incident Reports etc.)
  • Attend team meetings and training sessions
  • Ensure confidentiality of all information pertaining to  staff, clients and facility operations
  • Assist in providing a clean, healthy , safe environment for the program and ensure equipment is stored as required
  • Maintain composure in escalated situations as they arise.  Immediately report incidents to the Recreation Coordinator or designate

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

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR- C
  • Current certifications and teaching requirements for the Certification program being offered
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate training/instruction
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • 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
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information pertaining to  staff, clients and facility operations

 

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. Start and end program on time
  • Responsible for securing facility after programs
  • Perform administrative tasks (i.e. attendance, preparation, Injury and Incident Reports etc.)
  • Attend team meetings and training sessions
  • Ensure confidentiality of all information pertaining to  staff, clients and facility operations
  • Assist in providing a clean, healthy , safe environment for the program and ensure equipment is stored as required
  • Maintain composure in escalated situations as they arise.  Immediately report incidents to the Recreation Coordinator or designate

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

  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR- C
  • 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
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • 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
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all information pertaining to  staff, clients and facility operations

 

Note: All Staff working with the Parks & Recreation Department are required to satisfactorily pass a vulnerable sector check and complete Standard First Aid with CPR-C (if not already certified).

 

 

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.