File Number: 621
Service Area: Neighbourhood and Community-Wide Services
Division: Recreation and Sport
Employee Group: Casual
Job Type: Casual
Number of Openings: 100
Aquatic Services provide London families and individuals of all ages with opportunities to participate in unstructured aquatic activities and structured educational programs to teach drowning prevention and water safety.
Reporting to the on-site Pool Manager, Assistant Pool Manager or Deck Supervisor, the Instructor/Lifeguard is responsible for preparing and delivering lessons in the Learn to Swim program and supervising all activities happening in the pool while ensuring a safe and enjoyable aquatic experience for Londoners. This casual position works as part of a team in a public facing fast paced aquatic environment providing high quality programs while providing excellent customer service.
- Actively supervise and participate in programming within the facility including but not limited to swim lessons, facility rentals and drop-in recreational programming.
- Promote public water safety education and participate in drowning prevention initiatives.
- Accountable for all activities and programs while on duty at the pool.
- Assist in the promotion and advertising of programs and activities under the direction of the Deck Supervisor/ Pool Manager.
- Ensure accurate, timely and complete submission of all forms and records including but not limited to worksheets, progress cards, accident, and incident reports.
- Carry out cleaning duties as assigned by the Deck Supervisor or Pool Manager.
- Demonstrate excellent customer service skills and a positive and professional attitude when communicating with participants, parents, the public, and co-workers.
- Demonstrate commitment to anti-racism, anti-oppression and human rights through practices and interactions with community partners, employees, and individuals and support programs and initiatives that reflect this commitment.
- Demonstrate commitment and adherence to Health and Safety legislation and programs; actively promote a culture of safety.
- Perform other tasks as assigned.
- Current Standard First Aid Certificate (prior to the start of employment)
- Current Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor (SI)
- Current Lifesaving Society Instructor (LSI)
- Current National Lifeguard
- Vulnerable Sector Police Check (VSPC) (prior to the start of employment)
- Must be 16 years of age as per Ontario Health Regulation 565
Skills and Abilities:
- Ability to demonstrate good communication, high energy, enthusiasm and continued positive attitude
- Ability to demonstrate interpersonal and customer service skills.
- Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.
- High level of comfort in fast paced public facing environments.
- Experience working with children, youth and/or adults with special needs an asset.
- Second language is an asset (please indicate on resume).
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