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|City of Leduc||
Posted Date: October 17, 2023
Closing Date: October 19, 2023
|Contact||City of Leduc|
Aquatic Operations Coordinator
Temporary Full-Time @ 35 hours / week
$40.26 – $50.35/hour
This position has been deemed safety-sensitive by the employer and as such
is subject to reasonable cause and post-incident drug and alcohol testing
At the City of Leduc, our mission is People. Building. Community. We offer a collaborative and dynamic workplace where our values of Teamwork, Service, Respect and Leadership guide our conduct and contribute to a healthy culture. We strive to offer the best aquatic experience, including the best lessons, safest swims, and cleanest facilities. If you would like to work as part of a progressive organization and enjoy a fast-paced environment, then this may be the opportunity for you.
We are currently recruiting for a temporary full-time Aquatic Operations Coordinator in our Aquatic Services Area.
About the Opportunity:
Reporting to the Lead, Aquatic Services, the Aquatic Operations Coordinator is responsible for providing operational and administrative leadership pertaining to the management of indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities. Key roles and functions of this position include the oversight of the assistant lifeguard and lifeguarding Team, extensive recruitment, training and development activities for a large, dynamic team, ensuring strong public safety and risk management measures, development of guidelines and procedures, and managing financial activities for Aquatic Operations. Experience leading a large team, providing coaching and mentoring as well as a positive and energetic personality who makes work meaningful and enjoyable while inspiring the team to deliver results is required.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Supervising and leading a team of Aquatic Shift Leaders who in turn, support a broader team of assistant lifeguards and lifeguards
• Leading extensive recruitment, training and development activities to support a well-resourced Aquatic Services area and strong succession planning framework
• Building and implementing comprehensive, multi-level annual training programs which develop and maintain highly skilled lifeguards and aquatic team members
• Serving as a main point of contact and subject matter expert for the City’s Aquatic Operations with expert knowledge in facility systems, equipment, required maintenance and industry best practices
• Building and maintaining a strong working relationship with the Aquatic Programs Coordinator to achieve alignment, efficiency and effectiveness for both the operations and programs service areas, while effectively leading a shared staff team
• Maintaining strong, positive and professional working relationships with stakeholders including customers, user groups, outside organizations, suppliers, associations, agencies and other key personnel in the aquatic industry
• Establishing procedures and practices that support and maintain a positive and productive service area culture
• Ensuring processes for monitoring water quality and adjusting chemical feed systems are effective and consistently applied to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment for swimmers
• Liaising with Facilities team members to operate and maintain aquatic facility infrastructure, mechanical systems and equipment
• Working with the Facilities team to plan and coordinate annual facility openings, shutdowns, and routine maintenance activities in a manner that minimizes impacts to service delivery
• Managing financial activities including procurement, staffing decisions, monitoring expenditures, and supporting the development of operational and capital budgets
• Overseeing Occupational Health & Safety programs, safe work practices, and incident reporting, including taking appropriate action and follow up regarding any facility incidents that may arise
• Ensuring appropriate records management processes and procedures are in place and actively employed to demonstrate compliance with provincial and other regulatory standards
• Developing guidelines and procedures that support safe and enjoyable aquatic experiences for residents, facility users and employees
• Maintaining a Safety Supervision Plan for each aquatic facility and ensuring regulatory compliance, including planning and facilitating operational audits and assessments
• Ensuring that aquatic and recreation facility safety, rescue and first aid equipment and supplies are inventoried, life-cycled and replaced
• Post-Secondary degree in recreation, business administration or equivalent, or a combination of a post-secondary diploma and experience. Additional management or leadership accreditations relevant to a municipal context, considered an asset
• Minimum 3-5 years of experience in aquatic recreation administration and leadership/supervisory role
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with aquatic facilities and pool systems
• Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety programs, particularly for aquatic operations
• Experience leading a dynamic team, including coaching, mentoring and providing technical guidance
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team
• A positive and energetic personality who makes work meaningful and enjoyable while inspiring the team to deliver results
• National Lifeguard
• Oxygen Administration
• Swim Instructor / Lifesaving Instructor
• Intermediate First Aid with CPR C or Aquatic Emergency Care
• Lifesaving Instructor Trainer
• National Lifeguard Instructor
• AARFP Pool Operator 1 and 2
The following are considered an asset:
• Lifesaving First Aid Instructor / Instructor Trainer
• Supervisory or Aquatic Management certifications/designations such as Aquatic Management Training, or AARFP Supervisory Skills certifications
Hours of Work:
• 35 hours/week
• Generally scheduled to work Monday – Friday however, must be available to work a flexible schedule and commit to work at least one evening shift and one weekend shift per month.
• Must be flexible to attend training sessions outside of typical work week hours, as required
• An additional $1.00/hr. shift premium for hours worked before 7:00 a.m. and after 6:00 p.m. daily
• Annual deck footwear allowance of $50.00
• Free annual LRC membership
• Paid training and recertification (time and course fees)
Conditions of Employment:
• Candidates 18 years of age must provide a clean Criminal Records Check-Vulnerable Sector and Child Intervention Check, at own expense, as part of the hiring process
• Submission of proof of all certifications and Lifesaving Society Member ID#
Join our Team!
Come and be a part of an energetic team where we work together to have fun and provide the best aquatic experiences for our community. If you are a positive, customer-focused, and passionate people leader with excellent strategic planning and coordination skills, we would love to hear from you!
To apply, please visit our website at www.leduc.ca/careers
Competition closes at 11:59 pm (MT) on October 19, 2023. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same or lower classification level. Thank you for your interest, we only contact candidates selected for interviews. Candidates are encouraged to submit a cover letter along with their resumes.
The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association would like to acknowledge the First Nations, the Métis, and all of the people across Alberta who share a history and a deep connection with this land. We dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.