Instructor/Lifeguard

Sport Division


Description

Instructor/Lifeguard

Competition Number

n/a

Job Code

9295

Posting Date

August 4, 2021

Closing Date

March 31, 2022

Job Status

Continuous Part-Time

Position Overview:

Please note that the initial selection for this position will take place in August 2021.

Following this, applications will be kept on file as a job pool for further staffing needs.

 

Responsibilities:

Instructor Duties

  • Instructs assigned aquatic classes using established teaching methodology and

procedures and in accordance to the governing body’s (Red Cross, Lifesaving

Society) standards.

Provides preliminary screening of patrons to establish water safety level.

       Monitors the activities of swimmers; explains and ensures policies, rules, and

regulations are followed.

       Prepares swimming lesson plans according to established procedures.

       Evaluates performance and maintains records of performance, attendance, and

report cards.

       Communicates students’ performance and progress to parents/caregivers.

       Provides CPR and First Aid.

 

Lifeguard Duties

       Monitors the activities of swimmers; explains and ensures policies, rules, and regulations are followed.

       Warns swimmers of improper activities or hazards.

       Rescues persons in distress or in danger of drowning when indicated; provides

       CPR and First Aid, and uses safety/rescue equipment.

       Provides preliminary screening of patrons to establish water safety level.

       Maintains records and completes required reports.

       Performs maintenance duties including but not restricted to pool chemistry tests, and pool fouling clean up.

       Notifies supervisor of any accidents, rescues, or problems that have arisen.

       Ensures that the equipment is in place, operational, and stored away after use.

       Conducts routine change room checks.

       Completes opening/closing safety checklists.

 

Other Duties

       Ensures compliance with Ontario Health Regulations and all relevant legislation

and Policy and Procedures manuals.

       Responds to aquatic emergency situations and uses safety/rescue equipment.

       Participates in special events, water smart programs, emergency procedure training, and other training as required.

       Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Requirements:

  • Must have some secondary school education and at least 16 years old.
  • Must have a minimum of up to 3 months of related experience.
  • Must have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Completion of all courses below:
  1. Standard First Aid & CPR-C
  2. Swim instructor
  3. National lifeguard

 
In accordance with the City of Kitchener’s Mandatory Verification of COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, new City of Kitchener employees (or employees rehired after a break in service of more than 3 months) are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire, subject to accommodations required in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code.

We are committed to diversity and inclusion, and thank all applicants in advance.  

Accommodations are available during all stages of the recruitment process in accordance with the Human Rights Code.  

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted

 

 

Please note that as per Human Resources Policy HUM-HIR-110, "Employment of Relatives of Staff Members and Elected Officials":

"The immediate relatives of staff of the Human Resources Division, all Directors, General Managers, or the Chief Administrative Officer and Elected Officials shall not be employed by the City in any capacity.

The immediate relatives of all other Management personnel shall not be employed where such employment would be:

1. within the same Department in the case of permanent full-time, temporary full-time and part-time classifications.

2. within the same Division in the case of students."

 

Department

Community Services

Division

Sport

Union Affiliation

Non-Union/Management

Number of Positions

 

Hours of Work

Up to 24 hours per week

Location

Facility

TBD

City

Kitchener

Compensation

Salary Range

$16.10 - $16.92

Grade/Band