Team Leader Lifeguard/Instructor
Competition Number: 18017
Job Title: Team Leader Lifeguard/Instructor
Department: Recreation & Cultural Services
Employment Type: Temporary - May to September
Salary: $18.50 / hr + 10.4% in lieu of vacation, statutory holidays and benefits
Posted Date: March 7, 2018, 3:00 pm
Closing Date: April 1, 2018, 11:45 pm
Last Modified: March 8, 2018, 8:39 am
Are you ready to dive into a new opportunity?
An amazing season could be yours at the Courtenay & District Memorial Outdoor Pool. This popular Comox Valley attraction has been a staple in the summers of local children and families for generations. Let us know if you want to make a splash by applying for this job opportunity.
Exciting opportunities exist for temporary Team Leader Lifeguard/Instructor positions to assist in the overall operation of the outdoor pool including mechanical, pool chemistry, janitorial, and pool opening and closing; the direction and provision of aquatic instruction and recreation programming; supervision and training of staff and volunteers. This position oversees the facility operation in the absence of the Aquatic Supervisor.
Minimum qualifications include:
- Grade 12 or equivalency
- Standard First Aid & CPR “C”
- Water Safety Instructor
- National Lifeguard Service
- Pool Operator Level 1 an asset
- Aquasize Certification or BCRPA Fitness Instructor an asset
- Minimum 2 years lifeguarding/instructing experience
- Staff supervisory experience preferred
- Knowledge of pool programming, pool chemistry and pool mechanics
- Knowledge of Health Act, WHMIS and WorksafeBC regulations
- Strong focus on teamwork
- Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational, time-management, conflict- resolution, and problem-solving skills
- Leadership skills and abilities to provide and promote positive values and recreational benefits
- Ability to prepare lesson plans, instruct and evaluate participants in a group setting.
- Ability to accurately count money and reconcile cash totals
- Ability to deal with the public in a courteous and tactful manner and work effectively and efficiently with other staff
- Physical ability to perform rescues of pool patrons, apply chemicals, set up deck equipment, etc.
The successful candidates will be required to undergo a criminal records check.
These positions are available May 7 until September 1, 2018. The wage rate is $18.50 per hour.
Interested persons with the above qualifications should submit a resume outlining how they meet the qualifications, along with a covering letter clearly marked “Application – Head Lifeguard/Instructor” no later than April 1st, 2018.
To submit your application click on the “Apply” button below.
We sincerely thank all applicants – only those being considered for interviews will be contacted.
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