Paid

Aquatic Leader

Closing date: 
October 9, 2018
Job Description: 

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK), Castlegar & District Community Complex is currently inviting applications for the position of Aquatic Leader.  

Aquatic Leaders are part of the Aquatics Leadership Team, providing operational supervision of the aquatic area and monitoring pool use to ensure that the daily operation is following department policies and safety standards. The position involves providing mentorship to staff while performing lifeguard and instructional duties, performing a variety of custodial and facility maintenance tasks and assisting with the operation and delivery of aquatic programs, recreation programs and special events. This role requires the individual to demonstrate strong leadership abilities and possess a functional knowledge of pool chemistry and operating procedures.       

The successful candidates will  work 25-35 hours per week (with an opportunity for additional hours working as an Aquafit Instructor), receive  competitive wages and a full benefit package including paid vacation time, extended health & dental coverage and a generous pension plan.

Castlegar is a vibrant and active community located in the heart of the Kootenay Rockies! Castlegar is the West Kootenay’s commercial service centre and home of the West Kootenay Regional Airport and Selkirk College’s main campus. This community offers all the benefits of small town living, boasts a strong and diverse economy, has convenient access to parks, great schools and heath care services, and is located just a few hours away from major city centers.  Employees at the Castlegar & District Community Complex have the opportunity to be a part of a great team of people and work in a facility they can be proud of.


REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

· Knowledge of the methods, tools, and equipment used in lifeguarding;

· Knowledge of life guarding rules, regulations and practices;

· Knowledge of WHMIS procedures;

· Knowledge and ability to give first aid, CPR and instruction in the pool;

· Knowledge of emergency procedures;

· Demonstrated ability to provide effective leadership, mentorship and guidance; 

· Demonstrated ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public;

· Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision, exercise considerable independence of judgment / action in the operation of the aquatic center.


REQUIRED LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES:

· NL;

· AEC (Aquatic Emergency Care) or Standard First Aid;

· CPR C/AED;

· Red Cross Water Safety Instructor;

· Life Saving Instructor;

· Aquatic Fitness Instructor.

The Aquatic Leader works a variety of shifts which may include mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends.  This is a union position and the rate of pay is  $20.41 per hour as per the Collective Agreement between the RDCK and CUPE Local 2262.  When working in Aquatic Program Instructor and Aquafit Instructor roles, the higher rates of pay established will apply. 

This posting, along with a detailed job description, can be found on our website at www.rdck.caunder Administration, Jobs & Employment Opportunities. Applications in the form of a resume and cover letter detailing qualifications and experience relative to the position will be accepted  by email until 8am on Tuesday, October 9, 2018.

Human Resources, Regional District of Central Kootenay

Box 590, 202 Lakeside Drive, Nelson, BC V1L 5R4
E-mail:  humanresources@rdck.bc.ca      
Phone: (250) 352-1515

Thank you for your interest in working with the Regional District of Central Kootenay. 

All submissions will be acknowledged although only those individuals shortlisted to participate in the interview/testing process will be contacted again.

 

 

Contact Info
Name: 
Lindsay Gaschnitz
Address: 
2101-6th Ave
City: 
Castlegar
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V1N 3B2

District of Houston Permanent Part Time Lifeguards

Closing date: 
September 28, 2018
Job Description: 

LIFEGUARD II

(LEISURE FACILITY)

2 Positions Available!

 

Term:                           Regular Part Time (0-22 hours/week)

              Rate of Pay:                  $20.70 plus 8% in lieu

Hours of Work:             22 to 40 Hours per week

Closing Date:               September 28, 2018 @ 5:00 P.M.

Classification:              Union – CUPE Local 2086

 

Primary Responsibilities:

 

Under the supervision of the Leisure Facility Supervisor, this position will be responsible for ensuring the safety, protection and enjoyment of those engaged in activities in or out of the water at the Houston Leisure Facility. This includes supervision and control of aquatic activities, ensuring that the facility rules and regulations are followed, ensuring that safety, hygiene and cleanliness standards and practices and maintained, and other duties as detailed in the job description.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Water Safety Instructors Certificate
  • National Lifeguard Service Award
  • Level “C” CPR Certificate
  • Standard First Aid Certificate

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous Experience as a Lifeguard or Instructor
  • Current Aquatic Emergency Certificate
  • Pool Operator’s Certificate Level I
  • BCRPA Personal Fitness Training Certificate
  • Life Saving Society Instructor Certificate

 

Interested persons should direct all applications indicating the position being applied for, including a cover letter, resume, references and certifications to:

 

District of Houston

ATTN: Tasha Kelly, Manager of Leisure Services

PO Box 370 | 3367 – 12th Street | Houston BC, V0J 1Z0

Phone:   250-845-2238

Fax:       250-845-3429

E-Mail:   corporate@houston.ca

 

The District of Houston thanks all applicants in advance, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Contact Info
Name: 
Tasha Kelly
Information Phone: 
250.845.7420
Registration Phone: 
250.845.7420
Address: 
3400 - 14th Street
City: 
Houston
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia

District of Houston Leisure Services Supervisor

Closing date: 
October 5, 2018
Job Description: 

LEISURE FACILITY SUPERVISOR

(LEISURE SERVICES)

           

Rate of Pay:                  $28.26 hourly

Hours of Work:            40 hrs per week

Closing Date:               October 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Classification:              Union - CUPE Local 2086

 

Under the general direction of the Manager of Leisure Services, the incumbent facilitates the development, promotion, implementation, direction and allocation of Leisure Facility recreation opportunities and programs, along with the supervision of the relevant staff. The incumbent will exercise considerable judgment and action in the performance of duties and be an active team player. Acts as a change agent and facilitator within the department.

 

Also responsible for lifeguard, instructional, and receptionist work as required in a relief capacity.

 

Due to the nature of the delivery of the aquatic programs and Leisure Facility, special sporting or recreational events, the Leisure Facility Supervisor may be required to work outside of traditional hours to a significant degree which will include evenings and weekends as a shift supervisor.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the coordination of registered aquatic programs, sporting/recreational and special events, public swimming, fitness and associated facility programs.
  • Provides supervision and leadership for Leisure Facility staff. Promotes teamwork environment through a pro-active team approach supervisory style.
  • Ensures that existing District policies and procedures related to the coordination of aquatic facilities are clearly identified, documented, communicated to staff, or public, and are consistently applied.
  • Contributes to the development of the long term planning as it applies to the services provided through the Leisure Facility.
  • Contributes to the development and management of program and service budgets, revenue generation and management of expenditures.
  • Acts as the System Administrator for recreation software (i.e. Activenet) ensuring general settings and program information is maintained and up to date.
  • Ensures the optimal use of Leisure Facility by analyzing public’s needs and develops and identifies to the Manager of Leisure Services cost effective services to meet those needs that are consistent with the Department goals and objectives.
  • Performs regular administrative duties and assists in the staff recruitment and training process to ensure various human resources tasks and objectives are accomplished.
  • Assists, prepares and executes marketing material and programs related to the delivery of all Leisure Services programs.
  • As assigned, maintains regular contact with the general public, user groups and affiliated associations.
  • Ensures the effective, efficient and safe operation of the Leisure Facility. Assures effective and efficient use of personnel, materials, facilities and time.
  • Makes the Manager of Leisure Services aware of service delivery issues, operational issues, work methods and schedules, staff performance or recognition, effectiveness and quality of service provided.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Two (2) years full time equivalent experience as a Lifeguard / Instructor
  • Two (2) years relevant experience working in a supervisory capacity
  • Completion of Post-Secondary Education – certificate, diploma or degree in recreation, physical education or related discipline
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence
  • Clear Criminal Record Check
  • Current Certificates as follows:
  • Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • Lifesaving Society Instructor
  • CPR C
  • Standard First Aid
  • Pool Operator Level 1

 

All other qualifications and a detailed list of duties are set out in the attached job description.

 

Applications including a cover letter and resume should be submitted by the internal closing date to:

 

District of Houston

Attn: Jessica Bagnall, Corporate Officer

PO Box 370, 3367 – 12th Street, Houston, BC V0J 1Z0

Phone:250-845-2238

Fax:      250-845-3429

E-mail:             corporate@houston.ca

 

The District of Houston thanks all applicants; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

https://www.houston.ca/employment_opportunities

Contact Info
Name: 
Tasha Kelly
Information Phone: 
250.845.7420
Registration Phone: 
250.845.7420
Address: 
3400 - 14th Street
City: 
Houston
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V0J1Z0

Leader, Aquatic Team

Closing date: 
September 16, 2018
Job Description: 

See attached posting

Contact Info
Name: 
Laurette Sylvain
Information Phone: 
867-689-0275
Address: 
2121 2nd Avenue
City: 
Whitehorse
Province or Territory: 
Yukon
Postal Code: 
Y1A 1C2

Part-time Lifeguard & Instructor

Closing date: 
November 30, 2018
Job Description: 

 This position offers regular working hours and shifts will have a potential to include early mornings, late night, weekend shifts.  Part-time position works, a minimum of 25 hours per week and Full-time position works 35- 40 hours/week.

Following a successful 3-month probation period, employees are eligible to receive a subsidized comprehensive benefits package including sick time, medical and dental coverage.

Principle responsibilities include: working to ensure the safety and enjoyment of those engaged in activities at the facility, delivery of recreation services, and programs, and performing lifeguarding, instructional, and janitorial tasks related to the operation of the facility.  This position also includes the responsibility of opening and closing the building.   

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

·                  National Lifeguard Service

·                  Water Safety Instructor

·                  Standard First Aid & CPR “C”

·                  Lifesaving Instructor

 

Desired Qualifications

·                  2+ years lifeguarding/Teaching  

·                  Certified  AquaFit Instructor

·                  Belay Ticket

·                  Pool Operator Level I & II

 

Contact Info
Name: 
Tamara Gillis
Information Phone: 
2508474244
Address: 
1316 Toronto Street, PO Box 2298
City: 
Smithers
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V0J 2N0

Lifeguard Instructor I (Casual)-Summerland BC

Closing date: 
December 31, 2018
Job Description: 

The District of Summerland is seeking qualified Lifeguard Instructors to provide lifeguarding and aquatic instruction on an on-call basis at the Summerland Aquatic & Fitness Centre.  Detailed qualifications are listed in a job description available at www.summerland.ca/jobs.

The successful Casual candidate will be available early mornings, evenings, weekdays, and weekends. This is a union position (CUPE 1136) and the hourly wage is $25.35 per hour plus 15% in lieu of benefits. 

This is an open posting with resumes being accepted on an ongoing basis.  Interested individuals are invited to submit their resume and cover letter in pdf format, including an outline of your availability and quoting Competition No. 18-27.  Please email to hr@summerland.ca.  

Contact Info
Name: 
Lori Mullin
Information Phone: 
250-494-0447
Address: 
13205 Kelly Ave
City: 
Summerland
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V0H 1Z0

Casual Lifeguard/Instructor

Closing date: 
September 14, 2018
Job Description: 

The City of Revelstoke invites applications for the position of Casual Lifeguard/Instructor.

The successful candidate must have current National Lifeguard, Water Safety Instructor and Standard First Aid with CPR-C & AED certifications. This position is within the Bargaining Unit of C.U.P.E. Local 363. If you are interested in the position, please submit a resume and copies of all current certificates to Laurie Donato, Director of Parks, Recreation & Culture by September 14th, 2018. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Mailing Address:

Revelstoke Box 170
Revelstoke, B.C.
V0E 2S0

Email: ldonato@revelstoke.ca

Job Summary:

To provide for the safety of patrons using a City owned and operated aquatic facility. This position calls for trained personnel to guard the pool during operational hours, provide a high standard of cleanliness for the entire aquatic facility and offer instruction during pool lessons. The person must be in good physical condition and have the required qualifications and standards as set by the Lifesaving Society.

Reports to:

Aquatic Centre Supervisor

Key Duties and Responsibilites:

  • Attend staff in service program
  • Provide lifeguarding services for aquatic centre needs
  • Perform minor building/pool facility maintenance as required
  • Keep accurate records for attendance, pool chemicals and water tests
  • Test and add chemicals to all pools as required
  • Administer first aid as required
  • Supervise and organize water play activities for swimmers
  • Prepare, instruct and evaluate swim lesson programs for participants of all ages
  • Act in a professional manner on behalf of the Parks, Recreation & Culture Department in areas of public relations and contact with the public
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor on shift

Work Environment:

  • The environment may be busy and noisy
  • The incumbent will need to have the capacity to deal with emergencies and stressful situations at any time
  • He / she must also handle various chemical including chlorine
  • This position may call for the incumbent to work ten (10) hour days.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Considerable knowledge of lifesaving, patron control, resuscitation, first aid and pool lifeguarding policies, procedures and techniques
  • Considerable knowledge of swimming, water safety, rescue and lifesaving instructional and pupil evaluation, policies, practices and procedures
  • Working knowledge of aquatic facility janitorial practices and procedures
  • Ability to instruct and relate effectively with pupils of all ages and physical abilities
  • Ability to supervise and scan the activities of large groups of facility users in the pool
  • Ability as a strong swimmer and to demonstrate excellent physical condition
  • Ability to prepare a variety of routine reports
  • Skill in the use of specialized rescue, resuscitation and first aid equipment
  • Ability to exercise courtesy, tact, diplomacy and some persuasion in a wide variety of contacts with the general public, co-workers and swimmers

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12, minimum of 19 years of age
  • Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard certification
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor certification
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C & AED from a recognized agency
Attached File: 
Contact Info
Name: 
Laurie Donato
Information Phone: 
250-837-9351
Address: 
600 Campbell Street
City: 
Revelstoke
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V0E 2S0

Aquatic Leader

Closing date: 
September 7, 2018
Job Description: 

Hollyburn Country Club, located in West Vancouver, is a private family Club that provides its members with an exclusive hub for activity, sport, dining, entertainment, socialization and business. 

Job Snapshot

Employment Type:              Part-time

Benefits:                              Yes*

Reports to:                          Sam Cato – Aquatics Supervisor

Date Posted:                       August 21st, 2018

Location:                             Hollyburn Country Club, 950 Cross Creek Road, West Vancouver, BC

 

ROLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

Customer Service

  • Ensure that all members and guests receive courteous, prompt, and professional attention to their needs
  • Possess the Club’s three core values: be Powered ON or energized at all times; display a Service First attitude (excellent customer service skills); and able to create FOMO (the fear of missing out) in daily interactions with Club members, guests, and staff
  • Display evidence of the following key characteristics required for optimal delivery of customer service to members, guests, and staff: (1) enthusiasm, (2) teamwork, (3) initiative, (4) adaptability, (5) empathy, and (6) accountability
  • Go above and beyond to demonstrate awareness and understanding of Hollyburn’s aim to deliver exceptional service to its members (introduce new programs to meet service needs)

Management of Aquatics Centre

  • Supervision of the Aquatic Centre over weekends while management is not on-site
  • Ensure safety and cleanliness of Aquatics Centre and equipment
  • Attend a bi-weekly meeting with management and other Aquatic Leaders

First Aid and Occupational Safety

  • Primary responder to all staff first aid calls
  • Ensure members and staff receive the best possible first aid treatment
  • Ensure proper documentation of all incidents

Staff Development

  • Ensure all lessons are delivered to the highest standard through lesson supervising
  • Assist with staff development through quick checks, lesson supervising, and in-service planning
  • Assist with screenings and orientation to hire new staff

ROLE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have the following certifications:
  • National Lifeguard Service (current within 2 years)
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (current within 2 years)
  • Lifesaving Instructor (current within 2 years)
  • Standard First Aid (current within 2 years)
  • CPR-C/AED (current within 1 year)
  • Occupational First Aid Level 2 (current within 3 years)
  • Must be experienced in lifeguarding, first aid treatment and instruction of swim lessons and lifesaving programs
  • Must maintain excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills; able to handle interactions with a wide range of personality types; strong ability to build relationships with members, guests and coworkers
  • Able to remain composed and professional in an emergency or in stressful situations

STAFF BENEFITS:

  • Competitive wages & extended health benefits*
  • On-duty staff meals (taxable benefit for full-time and part-time employees only)
  • Free on-site parking
  • Rewards and recognition programs
  • Development and educational opportunities
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Seasonal staff team building events & activities
  • Exclusive access to Facebook At Work©, our new internal communication tool for HCC Staff
  • Staff discount in the Sports Boutique

*PT and FT staff eligible for benefits after passing 3-month probationary review 

Contact Info
Name: 
Sam Cato
Address: 
950 Cross Creek Road
City: 
West Vancouver
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V7S 2S5

Head Lifeguard/Instructor

Closing date: 
September 14, 2018
Job Description: 

Please see the attached job description.

Contact Info
Name: 
Trisha Davison
Information Phone: 
250-368-6484
Address: 
1875 Columbia Ave
City: 
Trail
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V1R 4T8

Facility Service Worker - Regular Full-Time

Closing date: 
September 3, 2018
Contact Info
Information Phone: 
604.882.0408
Address: 
8889 Walnut Grove Drive
City: 
Langley
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V1M 2N7
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