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Job Details: Summer Student - Wading Pool Supervisor

Job Details
Open Date Dec 14 2022 - 02:10:00 PM Close Date Feb 28 2023 - 04:00:00 PM
Position Title Summer Student - Wading Pool Supervisor Posting Type Student
Posting Status Active Position Length Full Time
Department Group Hours per Week 32 - 40
Department Parks & Recreation Openings 2
Education High School Diploma    
Location Aquatics
Union Position No


Wading Pool Supervisor Summer Student


Does the sound of kids’ laughter warm your heart? Can you spot something out of place from across the pool? Do you thrive on solving problems as they arise? If so, you may be a perfect fit for our Wading Pool Supervisor. This summer position is responsible for overseeing the safe operation of our wading pool including supervising staff, assisting with training, providing excellent customer service, and more.


  • Direct supervision of wading pool patrons
  • Operating facility within the provincial health regulation and the City of Woodstock facilities operational expectation (Regular pool tests, maintain adequate ratios of attendants and patrons, etc)
  • Assist with scheduling, training and monitoring wading pool attendants
  • Enforce and Maintain City of Woodstock Policy and Procedures
  • Custodial duties in the wading pool area to maintain a clean and safe facility
  • Ordering and stocking of all snacks
  • Deal with any customer service issues that may arise, referring problems or inquiries that they are unable to handle to the Supervisor of Aquatics and Recreation.
  • Responsible for maintaining logbooks
  • Responsible for the taking payments and tracking patron numbers
  • Provide first aid when required
  • Oversees the work of wading pool attendants, performing duties such as but not limited to:
  • verifying assigned work has been completed,
  • ensures schedules are followed,
  • mediates problems encountered between staff and public,
  • verifies cash receipt totals and balances
  • Arrange for staff replacement in the event of an employee calling in sick.
    • Works with minimal supervision


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

  • Attending high school and must be returning to school full-time.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions and be physically able to perform duties.
  • Must have a current Lifesaving Society Instructors certification, a Standard First Aid with CPR C certification, as well as a current National Lifeguard certification
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a lifeguard and instructor

Even better if you have:

  • Experience supervising staff
  • Certification in Aquatic Supervisor Training


About Us

The City of Woodstock is a rapidly growing city at the heart of Oxford County. When you work for the City you get to be part of an incredible team of dedicated people with a range of skills and experiences to share. Our team works together to help build a strong, connected community where people have access to the services they need, while enjoying a relaxed lifestyle.

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.

Application Details

  • Submit your resume and cover letter online at no later than 4 p.m. February 28, 2023
  • In-person interviews will be on Thursday, March 23 2023 from 4:00pm. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Salary rate is $21.86 per hour as per Schedule "B" of the collective agreement.   
  • Scheduled 32 to 40-hour work week which will include weekends and alternate shift hours.
  • Will be required to work in adverse weather conditions.
  • May be required to work overtime.
  • In accordance with the City of Woodstock’s Covid-19 Vaccination Policy, new employees hired with the City of Woodstock are required to be fully vaccinated (2 doses) as a condition of employment, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Thank you for your interest in working with the City. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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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