Job: Assistant Manager - Town of Devon Community Pool

The Assistant Pool Manager is be responsible for acting as a member of the management team as well as a shift supervisor in the operation and maintenance of the Town of Devon Outdoor Swimming Pool. This position assists the Manager with overseeing the overall operations and safety aspects of the Town pool; scheduling pool programs and use; managing and supervising shift supervisors as well as lifeguard/instructors; communicating with Finance staff and Recreation Operators; ensuring safety requirements are met through practices and through training of staff.  The focus of this position is to learn about and become familiar with the pool operations, scheduling, staff leadership, and administration with the goal of supporting and covering for the Pool Manager position.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Responsible for assisting with the recruiting, hiring, supervising and training for all pool staff Interviewing for staff
  • Assists with coordinating the staff schedule throughout the summer
  • Assist with providing mid and final staff evaluations
  • Train staff in the operations of cleaning, mechanical equipment & chemistry of water
  • Providing guidance and supervision for staff
  • Maintain a high quality of public relations between staff & the public
  • Prepare and run in-services for staff throughout the summer.
  • Plan and implement the pool schedule including lessons, special events and public swimming so that it can be advertised in the community
  • Assist with scheduling, supervision & evaluation of all aquatic programs for all ages
  • Assist in the completion/finalization of the pool schedule for the summer by the beginning of May so that it can be advertised in the Community Insider
  • Ensure the promotion swimming lessons and special events as they happen
  • Make financial decisions, in cooperation with the Pool Manager, about running lessons and continuing pool programs based on registrations or attendance
  • Assist in the completion next year’s pool schedule for the summer by the end of August so that it can be advertised in the spring program guide
  • Ensure proper financial management throughout the season according to the budget
  • Train staff on proper cash procedures
  • Oversee deposits
  • Work with the Pool Manager to ensure that purchases being made are budget conscious
  • Ensure that proper admissions are being charged to the patrons
  • Work with the Pool Manager and Recreation Coordinator in the preparation of budget for the following season
  • Oversee staff hours and ensure they are within the yearly budget as well as hourly limitations per week
  • Ensure that the pool systems are operating safely, efficiently and effectively
  • See to any maintenance issues that arise throughout the season
  • Work with administration and capital health to ensure proper water chemistry
  • Ensure proper opening and closing procedures are followed at the beginning and end of the season.
  • Assist with the provision of sound leadership to pool staff as well as maintaining high quality relationships with Town employees, swim club executives, pool clientele, suppliers and Alberta Health representative.
  • Qualifications

  • Education

  • NLS
  • Standard First Aid, and CPR level C or AEC
  • Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification
  • Lifesaving Society Instructor Award (LSI), Lifesaving Society Swimmer Instructor award
  • Courses such as Fitness instruction, Synchronized Swimming and Diving will be seen as an asset.
  • Swimming Pool Operator I  would be an asset
  • Swimming Pool Operator II would be an asset
  • Experience

  • At least 2 years of experience in a senior guarding position in which you have supervised other staff.
  • Experience running and operating a pool is also an asset.
  • Your current awards and certifications must be attached with your application. Proof of current certifications/awards will be required before your application can be considered or be furthered to the interview stage.Cash handling experience
  • Satisfactory Criminal Reference and Vulnerable Persons Check must be provided prior to starting
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License and provide a drivers abstract on request
  • Individual must have experience working independently as well as with a group.
  •  Hours of work: Up to 40 hours per week to a maximum of 800 hours, ending by September 13, 2019. March and April involve minimal hours (mostly focused on interviewing and hiring staff), and May through August will mostly be full-time with some evening and weekend shifts that are required. 

$ 26.50-27.29 (hourly)


Application Deadline:
March 1, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

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