Home Job Board Team Lead, Aquatics & Community Programs
Posted Date: December 22, 2023
Closing Date: January 9, 2024
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With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial, and recreational opportunities. This unique rural area is situated on the west outskirts of Edmonton, just 20 minutes from downtown, and stretching over 2438 sq. km. of picturesque landscapes.
Now Hiring: Team Lead, Aquatics & Community Programs (Competition #23-78)
Parkland County has an opportunity for a temporary, full-time Team Lead, Aquatics & Community Programs position working from approximately January 2024 to December 2024. Reporting to the Manager, Community Programs, this position is responsible for supporting the delivery of programs offered through Community Services and overseeing the seasonal operations of the aquatics facility. This position will develop and administer preventative programs and events that support community programs and initiatives. From May to September each year, this position oversees the aquatic facility including lifeguard and instructor staff to ensure aquatic services delivery meet County and industry standards. This position coordinates and oversees special events for community initiatives and aquatic programs.
The ideal candidate for this position will have the following:
High school Diploma supplemented by post-secondary coursework in Recreation, Social Work or related discipline (or equivalent).
A minimum of two (2) years’ experience lifeguarding and instructing at a senior lifeguard level. Must have previous experience in a supervisory, leadership or mentorship of staff capacity. Experience in program planning and facilitation would be considered an asset.
National Lifeguard Award
Aquatic Instructor Award
Standard First Aid with CPR, Level C
Pool Operator Level 1 and Level 2
Advanced instructor certification
Current Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Check is required prior to start of employment, completed at employee’s expense.
Successful Child Intervention Record Check.
Possession of a valid Alberta driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.
Possess excellent problem solving, multitasking, interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to deal with difficult situations and customer complaints with confidence.
The total rewards package for this position includes:
A starting annual salary of $50,078 to $62,597 based on a 35-hour work week and option to join the Earned Day Off Program.
In addition, extended health and dental benefits, access to our confidential Employee and Family Assistance Program, paid sick time, three (3) weeks vacation a year with your birthday off, flexible work arrangements allowing remote work options (based on position’s needs), and personal days. Our organization offers access to physical fitness including an employee on site gym and lunch exercise programs, a Social Club, a mental health committee, and a comprehensive training program with extensive learning and development opportunities. Visit our careers page to view the complete Total Rewards Package for this position!
Interested Candidates are Invited to Apply Online at careers.parklandcounty.com by Tuesday, January 9, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Applications will only be considered through the Parkland County website.
We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace that welcomes, respects and values the multivariate diversity of current and prospective employees. We strive to provide reasonable access and accommodation throughout the recruitment and employment process. If you have any questions regarding this, please connect with our team at humanresources@parklandcounty.
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.