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: April 27, 2018, 12:29 pm

Posting: Closed

Status: Interviewing

Description:

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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