Aquatics Coordinator (Full-Time)
Hours of work:
Average thirty-five (35) hours per week on a rotating shift; scheduled hours will be dependent upon the pool schedule and will include early mornings, days, afternoons, evenings, and weekends. Flexibility in scheduling is required and the availability to change shifts, respond to urgent matters, work holidays and/or to work overtime as necessary.
Reporting to the Manager, Community Recreation, the Aquatics Coordinator assists with administration, development, and delivery of aquatic programs, activities, and events in compliance with Town by-laws, Public Health Act, provincial guidelines, Lifesaving Society, High Five Standards, and Town program standards and procedures. The position is responsible for developing and fostering public and private partnerships with schools and outside agencies regarding programs, administration, and awards. The main duties and responsibilities of the position are in the areas of program development, administration, lifeguarding, instructing, supervision and operations.
Experience and Qualifications:
- Post-secondary education in Recreation or a related field, combined with one (1) year of related programming and planning experience.
- Certified in National Lifeguard Service, Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor, Lifesaving Society Instructor (current within 2 years), Water Safety, Standard First Aid and CPR/AED Level C, Aquatic Supervisory Training (AST) or Aquatics Management Training (AMT).
- First Aid Instructor/Examiner certification, National Lifeguard Standard Instructor/Examiner and examiner to Bronze Cross level required.
- Certified High Five PHCD an asset.
- Knowledge and experience in aquatic facility operation, maintenance and regulations required. Certified Pool Operator or equivalent an asset.
- Excellent customer service dealing effectively and courteously with the general public, community groups and staff is required. Supervisory experience is required and experience in a municipal recreation services setting is preferred.
- Strong interpersonal, organizational, problem-solving and communications skills, together with the ability to multi-task and participate as a team player.
- Intermediate level Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint skill is required. Knowledge of recreational software is an asset.
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including early mornings, days, evenings and weekend shifts.
- Valid Class “G” driver’s license and reliable vehicle to use on corporate business. Ability and willingness to travel within the community as required.
- Possess a Vulnerable Sector Check with results satisfactory to the employer.