City of Thunder Bay

Lifeguard - Aquatics (Churchill Pool)

Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(9/12/2020 12:01 PM)
Competition Number
REC-12-20
Department
City Manager's Office
Posting Category
Open
Division
Recreation & Culture
Job Type
Part-Time
Number of Positions
several
Affiliation
Non-Affiliated
Site
Churchill Pool
Location
CA-ON-Thunder Bay
Min
CAD $15.33/Hr.
Max
CAD $16.29/Hr.
Pay Band
3
Effective Date
March 6, 2013
Supersedes Date
May 1, 1995
Closing Date
December 1, 2020

 

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. 

 

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:

  • Current certifications: National Lifeguard Service, Standard First Aid and 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:

  • CRCS/LSS Instructor

 

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

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