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|City of Leduc||
Posted Date: October 2, 2023
Closing Date: October 10, 2023
|Contact||City of Leduc|
LEAD INSTRUCTOR, AQUATIC SERVICES
Permanent Full Time – 40 hours / week
$54, 746.00 – $68, 391.00 / annum
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 Lead Instructor, Aquatic Services at our Leduc Recreation Centre.
About the Opportunity:
Reporting to the Aquatic Programs Coordinator, the Lead Instructor, Aquatic Services is responsible for ensuring daily aquatic programs are delivered at the highest level of quality. This role trains and mentors a large aquatic program staff, coordinates front-line program administration, liaises with Guest Services, delivers superior customer service and supports the Aquatic Programs Coordinator with program delivery and planning.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Supporting instructors in the water and on the pool deck.
• Providing a point of contact for parents/guardians/school staff on the pool deck.
• Directing setup, takedown, and pool configuration.
• Ensuring instructor administration is timely, accurate, and organized.
• Coordinating cancellations, withdrawals, and transfers with Guest Services.
• Printing class lists and worksheets for instructors.
• Inventorying program supplies and placing orders.
• Completing courses in the registration software.
• Setting up instructor-candidate practicums for instructors in training.
• Reviewing City Guide content.
• Representing Aquatic Services at promotional events.
• Certifying and re-certifying aquatic program staff.
• Leading instructor orientations.
• Providing ongoing mentorship and training with instructors.
• Conducting instructor meetings following lesson sets to follow up on issues, challenges, and successes.
• Completing sessional instructor evaluations and assisting with performance appraisals.
• Instruct swimming lessons and leadership programs, as required.
• Lifeguard and provide first aid, as required.
• Complete facility maintenance, as required.
• 18 years of age with High School Diploma.
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with aquatic programs
• 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 – Pool
• Oxygen Administration
• Swim Instructor / Lifesaving Instructor
• Intermediate First Aid with CPR C or Aquatic Emergency Care
• Lifesaving Instructor Trainer
The following are considered an asset:
• AARFP Pool Operator 1 and 2
• National Lifeguard Instructor
• 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:
• 40 hours/week
• Generally scheduled to work Monday – Friday however, must be available to work a flexible schedule and commit to work at least one (1) evening shift and one (1) weekend shift per month
• Must be flexible to attend/lead training sessions outside of typical work hours, as required, as well as teach swimming lessons and leadership courses.
• Schedule is based on Post-Secondary Calendar year.
o September – December
o January – April
o May – August
• 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)
• Paid Sick Time
• Paid Vacation Time
• Participate in the Pension Plan
Conditions of Employment:
• Candidates must provide a current Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Check is required prior to start of employment, completed at employee’s expense.
• 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 experience for our patrons. If you are a positive, customer focused individual, 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 10, 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.