Home Job Board Head Lifeguard
Posted Date: February 6, 2023
Closing Date: February 17, 2023
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The Head Lifeguard is responsible to lifeguard and instruct Aquatic programs while mentoring other staff. Work is performed while ensuring the safety and well-being of patrons at all times through education and training.
The Head Lifeguard performs rescues and first aid as required, ensuring an effective, efficient and safe operation of the Aquatic area while procedures and safety of the staff and patrons in the aquatic area is maintained.
The main purpose of this position is to mentoring and direct support of the Aquatics department staff. This position requires strong leadership ability, and experience and training to train others, orientate and encourage.
In addition, the Head Lifeguard must have the knowledge and skills to act in a Crew Chief Capacity as required and be proactive in dealing with issues before they arise.
In this leadership position you will work with CUPE staff and facility operation crew. You will stay ahead of aquatics trends and respond to the community need ensuring that services offered on deck are of a high and consistent quality. You will be providing a strong leadership presence on deck at the Eastlink Centre and at the Aquatera Outdoor pool. You’ll respond to emergent scenarios on deck as needed and will provide mentorship and guidance to a contingent of guards.
Ability to operate within all operational hours
40 hours a week, with rotational shifts that include nights and weekends.
We thank you in advance for your interest. Those selected for an interview will be contacted by phone or email. We will contact those who did not make it to the interview stage by email within 60 days of the closing date of this job posting.
1. Submit a cover letter and resume using the “Apply Now” tab on the following link: https://cityofgp.com/city-
2. Applications will be reviewed, and short-listed and interviews will be scheduled.
Note: Once you apply and upload a resume you should receive an email confirming that your application has been submitted for this position. If you receive this email, there is NO further need to contact us regarding this position.
This posting may be used to fill future vacancies in this position.
This posting may be used to fill more than one position.
This posting will be open until a suitable candidate(s) is/are found.
Due to the high number of applications we receive per job posting, we cannot answer job-specific questions before the interview. If you are successful in getting to the job interview stage, we will be more than happy to answer any questions you might have at that time.
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