Lifeguards and Swim Instructors

1 month ago
Job ID
17-431
# Positions
20
External Closing Date
1/2/2018
Department
Community Services
Internal Closing Date
1/2/2018
Division
Recreation and Culture
Closing Time
4:30 pm EST.
Min
CAD $13.35/Hr.
Posting Type
External/Internal
Max
CAD $16.35/Hr.
Job Type
Regular Part-Time
Note
 
Hire Type
New

Responsibilities

As a Lifeguard, you will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring recreational swimming activities, including: patrolling the pool deck and scanning the water, as well as monitoring patrons to ensure a safe swim environment
  • Wearing the Town’s assigned uniform, carrying an aid at all times, performing emergency rescues to the standard of your certifications, responding to patron inquiries, resolving problems, and performing associated public education duties
  • Setting up the pool deck prior to your shift
  • Cleaning the deck following your shift
  • You will attend all scheduled staff meetings and training programs
  • Record all hours worked
  • Keep all awards current, less than 2 years since certification date
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Successful candidates for the position of Lifeguard must become certified Swim Instructors within the first session of work.

As a Swim Instructor, you will be responsible for the items mentioned in the Lifeguard position (above), in addition to:

  • Instructing assigned Lifesaving Society aquatic programs to standard
  • Responding to parent and participant questions promptly, courteously and thoroughly
  • Committing to teach the entire session of lessons, one absence is acceptable; however, you will not miss the first class, picture day (5th class) or the last class
  • Teaching in the water for the majority of each class time
  • Providing your supervisor with a detailed lesson plan for each class
  • Writing, proofing and correcting Progress Reports for all of your lesson participants
  • Successful candidates for the position of Swim Instructor must become certified as Lifeguards within the first session of work.

Qualifications

As a Lifeguard, the minimum qualifications are:

  • Standard First Aid with CPR Level C (SFA)
  • National Lifeguard (Pool)
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check

Lifeguard Rate of Pay:  $13.15 - $14.65 / hour

 

As a Swim Instructor, the minimum qualifications are:

  • Standard First Aid with CPR Level C (SFA)
  • Lifesaving Society Swim Instructors
  • Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructors
  • Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard (Pool)
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check

Swim Instructor Rate of Pay:  $14.65 - $16.15 / hour

 

Recruitment Process

 

Apply by clicking the link “Apply for this job online” at the end of the posting:

 

You will be required to:

  • Create a user Profile, if you are a new user
  • Submit your resume
  • Complete a brief questionnaire

If you have any questions regarding the Recruitment Process for Aquatics, please contact Richard Fournier, email: richard.fournier@richmondhill.ca  or 905-508-9283 ext. 231.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

The Town of Richmond Hill is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes.  If contacted to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

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