Returning Candidate?

Lifeguard

Lifeguard

Competition Number 
REC-26-17
Department 
Community Services
Posting Category 
Open
Division 
Recreation & Culture
Job Type 
Part-Time
Number of Positions 
Several
Affiliation 
Non-Affiliated
Site 
Canada Games Complex
Location 
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
Min 
CAD $12.78/Hr.
Max 
CAD $14.54/Hr.
Pay Band 
3
Posted Date 
8/31/2017
Post End Date 
12/18/2017
Effective Date 
March 6, 2013
Supersedes Date 
May 1, 1995

More information about this job

 

General Information:

 

As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.

 

Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.

 

Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources.

 

Availability:

 

Please ensure you indicate your availability in your application.

 

 

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:     Under the general supervision of the Program Supervisor and the technical direction and guidance of the Head Lifeguard, safeguards the facility to ensure the public have a safe and enjoyable aquatic experience.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Safeguards the facility; prevents potential accidents and performs rescues in accordance with emergency procedures.
  2. Performs assignments, when not on lifeguarding shift, such as cleaning the pool site, pool tests, batherload statistics and assisting patrons.
  3. Ensures proper equipment is set up before each lifeguarding shift.
  4. Participates in training and staff meetings as required.
  5. Completes report forms related to timesheets, accidents, unusual events, thefts, complaints and water chemistry.
  6. Participates in the organization and implementation of special events such as swim meets and fun days.
  7. Repairs equipment, or take appropriate action in the meantime, and advises supervisor of any equipment maintenance or replacement needed.
  8. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:   

 

Education/Experience:

  • MUST HAVE Current certifications: National Lifeguard Certification and Standard First Aid- CPR Level C

 

Skills/Abilities:

  • Must be customer service orientated and able to get along with other members of the staff team
  • Must demonstrate initiative and show a positive attitude

 

 

Assets:

  •  Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor or Red Cross WSI

 

 

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Must maintain all awards current from date of application until end of employment period
  • Must attend and complete within three months of employment, customer service training and WHMIS training
  • Must undergo a successful police records check, Type 2
  • Will be required to work irregular hours and weekends