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Job Details: Lifeguard/Instructor - Aquatics

Job Details
Open Date Aug 09 2022 - 01:28:00 PM Close Date Ongoing
Position Title Lifeguard/Instructor - Aquatics Posting Type Permanent
Posting Status Active Position Length Part Time
Department Group Hours per Week
Department Parks & Recreation Openings Ongoing
Education High School Diploma    
Location Aquatics
Union Position No

Description

PART-TIME “LIFEGUARD/INSTRUCTORS” - Aquatics 

To be considered for this position, applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:

Lifeguard qualifications:

  • National Lifeguard Award – Pool Option
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C
  • Airway Management Certification
  • HIGH FIVE – Principles of Healthy Child Development considered an asset
  • Excellent physical condition to consistently perform National Lifeguard physical standards and rescues
  • Ability to pleasantly deal with the public

Instructor qualifications:

  • National Lifeguard Award – Pool Option
  • Lifesaving Society Swim and Lifesaving Instructor certifications
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C
  • HIGH FIVE® - Principles of Healthy Child Development
  • Lifesaving Sport Coach Level 1 considered an asset\
  • Excellent physical condition to consistently perform National Lifeguard physical standards and rescues
  • Good supervisory skills
  • Ability to pleasantly deal with the public
  • Aquatic vision requirements:
    • Visual acuity of 20/20 corrected with at least one eye and minimum of 20/40 corrected in the poorer eye
    • Corrective lenses to achieve 20/20 vision must be worn and secured at all times when on duty
    • Peripheral vision of 120 degrees with both eyes used together

Lifeguard Duties and Responsibilities:

1.         Performs lifeguard duties during swim/fitness classes, recreation swim sessions, swim meets, and pool rentals to the public.  Included are duties such as, but not limited to:

a)          Places safety equipment and buoy lines appropriately

b)          Informs public of water safety practices

c)          Patrols swimming pool and change rooms ensuring public is observing safety practices

d)          Maintain a safe and enjoyable aquatic environment

e)          Performs rescues and administers first aid as required

f)           Maintain a clean facility

g)          Administer facility admission swim tests

h)          Help operate the facility within the provincial health guidelines and city of Woodstock operational procedures

 

2.         Must maintain standard of care set out in the National Lifeguard program and by the City of Woodstock Policies and procedures, in the health and safety program in place

3.         Qualifications must remain current at all times (within two years of certification date)

4.         Performs facility maintenance and cleaning duties from time to time, as assigned by the on-site supervisor.

5.         Performs other duties as assigned from time to time.

6.         Works with minimal supervision.

7.         Required to attend all in-service training sessions.

Instructor Duties and Responsibilities:

1.          Instructs City sponsored swimming programs,

  • Lifesaving Society swim (Parent and Tot, Preschool, Youth and Adult)
  • Lifesaving Society Swim Patrol programs, and Bronze family programs
  • Lifesaving Society First Aid programs
  • Specific City programs such as adult fitness (ex. Aquafitness

2.          Performs duties such as, but not limited to:

  • Take attendance
  • Prepare lesson plans and modify supplied lesson plans
  • Complete and submit class test sheets in timely order, and other administrative duties as assigned
  • Instruct class and oversee Assistant Instructors
  • Evaluate candidates according to the must sees of the program(s) being taught
  • Ensures safety supervision is maintained at all times
  • Provide candidates with ongoing feedback
  • Keep parents informed and assists with questions and concerns

 

3.        Refers problems or inquiries that they are unable to handle to an on duty supervisor.

4.        Directs emergency procedures for their programs.

5.         Qualifications must remain current at all times (within two years of certification date).

6.         Works with minimal supervision.

7.         Required to attend all in-service training sessions.

8.          Must follow the guidelines outlined in the City of Woodstock Policies and Procedures, including the health and safety program in place

9.          Performs other duties as assigned from time to time.

 

Salary rate while Lifeguarding is $16.79 - $19.76 per hour and while Instructing is $23.51 - $27.64 per hour as per Schedule "A" of the collective agreement.  Hours of work not to exceed forty-eight (48) hours in a two week period in accordance with the C.U.P.E., Local 1146 -  Inside/Part-time Unit collective agreement. 

Resumes and cover letters will be received online at http://careers.cityofwoodstock.ca 

The City of Woodstock is an equal opportunity employer.  Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all candidates who apply, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Attachments

Lifeguard-Instructor PT August 2022.pdf

Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7

 

Phone: 519-539-1291
Email: General Information

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