City of Thunder Bay

  • Aquatic Instructor (Churchill Pool)

    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(9/11/2019 12:01 AM)
    Competition Number
    Community Services
    Posting Category
    Recreation & Culture
    Job Type
    Number of Positions
    Churchill Pool
    CA-ON-Thunder Bay
    CAD $15.33/Hr.
    CAD $16.29/Hr.
    Pay Band
    Effective Date
    March 6, 2013
    Supersedes Date
    May 1, 1995
    Closing Date
    December 1, 2019

    General Information:


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


    ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE:  It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.  Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics.  Do not include: 

    • Photos
    • Any certificates that have photo identification
    • Driver’s licences
    • Police records checks

    Note: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Corporate Safety Division should you be the successful applicant.  If a Criminal Record Check is required it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.


    ACCOMMODATION:  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 by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date. 




    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 Senior Instructor, provides safe and enjoyable instruction to program participants.



    1. Instructs program participants using core program and lesson plans for all classes.
    2. Returns any equipment to its proper location and maintain a clean pool site.
    3. Supervises classes in a safe manner.
    4. Participates in training and staff meetings as required.
    5. Completes report forms relating to timesheets, accidents, unusual events, thefts, complaints and instructional programs.
    6. Repairs equipment or take appropriate action; advises supervisor of any equipment maintenance or replacement needs.
    7. Ensures familiarity with emergency procedures of the facility.
    8. Pre-tests students, prepares test sheets, and prepares for LSS Examiner, where applicable.
    9. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned.




    • Current certifications: CRCS/LSS Instructor, RLSSC Aquatic Emergency care or Standard First Aid and CPR Level C



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


    • National Lifeguard Service



    • 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 Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC)
    • Will be required to work irregular hours and weekends


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