Job: Head Lifeguard - City of St. Albert

Organization: City of St. Albert
Website: http://www.stalbert.ca
Department: Recreation & Parks
Location: 400 Campbell Road
Competition #: 17/80

OPPORTUNITY

As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 64,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

The Aquatic Services team is recruiting for a permanent Head Lifeguard to assist with the day-to-day operation and supervision of the Landrex Water Play Centre located at Servus Place.  

Primary responsibilities of the Head Guard include:

  • Operations Management – ensuring the facility is clean and safe, assist with the purchase of supplies and equipment and complete administrative work.
  • Public relations - ensure the safety and supervision of patrons utilizing the facility through on deck supervision, and providing exceptional customer service.
  • Leadership – provide ongoing support, training and supervision to the Lifeguard and Waterslide Attendant staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

The successful candidate should have the following minimum qualifications and experience:

  • Completion of a related diploma or completion of at least two years toward an applicable degree program (Recreation Administration, Physical Education, or Education) or 5 years of related experience
  • 1000 aquatic hours in a supervisory capacity
  • 2000 hours of lifeguard experience
  • Will hold the following awards: National Lifeguard, Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC) or Standard First Aid, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), and Oxygen Administration
  • Pool Operator Level 1 is required and Pool Operator Level 2 is considered an asset 
  • Proficient using MS Word, MS Excel and CLASS

HOURS OF WORK

36 hours per week from Sunday - Thursday. The successful candidate must be available to work a flexible schedule including days, evenings and weekends.

COMPENSATION

$48,468 - $58,969 per annum.  In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a comprehensive benefit package.

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory vulnerable police information check.

Compensation:
$48,468 – $58,969 /annum

Type:
Full-Time

Application Deadline:
April 26, 2017

Contact:
Qualified applicants are invited submit their cover letter and resume via the City of St. Albert Employment website at http://clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=67459&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0417-0271&BRID=EX43876&SBDID=20703&LANG=1

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.