The successful candidate must be reliable and self-motivated who can work independently and as a team player. As a Senior Lifeguard, you should be able to follow the safety procedures of the pool to ensure the protection of the customers, staff and facility; be able to perform tasks assigned by the Pool Manager related to the operation and maintenance of the pool; be familiar with all Pool equipment and how it works; and take charge during the absence of the Pool Manager.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES:
•Provide customer service and a positive outlook with the public and other staff members. •Monitor the activities of the swimmers and ensure their safety. •Perform lifeguarding duties as per the Lifesaving Society of BC & Yukon standards. •Instruct swimming lessons, prepare class lessons, student evaluations and maintain student's record sheet. •Perform the daily, weekly, monthly routine maintenance: pool water testing, hosing, picking up garbage, mopping, refilling supplies, bathroom and change room cleaning and checks, opening and closing procedures, etc... •Ensure the water chemistry and levels are balanced and adjust, if necessary. •Be able to take charge of staff and daily tasks when the Pool Manager is absent. •Mentor the Junior Guards, and other staff members. •Spear-head and follow through with ideas for "fun" activities, programs and special events that creates an enjoyable time at the facility. •Address problems and concerns to the Manager Recreation Facility/Head Lifeguard; ® Perform other tasks and duties as assigned by the Manager Recreation Facility/Head Lifeguard.
EDUCATION: Minimum Grade 11 (minimum 16 years)
Minimum 1 year experience as a Lifeguard/Instructor at a Municipal Pool
- Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (MUST be CURRENT) 2.National Lifeguard Service 3.CPR — Level C 4.Standard First Aid/Aquatic Emergency Care 5.Lifesaving Instructor Certificate
OTHER CERTICATES: 1. Pool Operators Certificate (an asset) 2. Any other Aquatic Awards (an asset)