Splash Pad Operator (Seasonal)

Job Details

Job Id #:
Job #2024-34:Splash Pad Operator (Seasonal)
Date posted:
July 8, 2024
Closing date:
July 22, 2024 - 4:00pm
Job type:
Seasonal Full-Time

Splash Pad Operator (Seasonal)

Job ID#: 2024-34

Job Title:                 Splash Pad Operator

Date Posted:           July 8, 2024

Closing Date:          July 22, 2024, at 4:00 p.m.

Job Type:               Seasonal Full Time

Division:                  PRC – Recreation Facilities

Pay Range:             $28.18 per hour

Start Date:              August to September 2024

Hours of Work:       Normal hours of work are forty (40) hours per week on a rotating shift schedule that includes days, evenings, weekends, and holidays, and with scheduled on-call rotation. Normal shifts are ten (10) hours with a thirty (30) minute unpaid meal break. Flexibility in scheduling is necessary as there will be the occasional requirement to change shifts, respond to urgent matters, or work extra hours as needed.

Work Location:       On-site 

Looking to contribute to a dynamic team?  Join us at the town of Collingwood as a Splash Pad Operator! This role offers hands-on experience in maintaining our recreation facilities, including splash pads and pools. Your responsibility will be essential in guaranteeing that these locations are tidy, secure and pleasurable for all visitors. Be part of our team and help create a positive experience for our community.

Splash Pad Operators are responsible for performing custodial functions, maintenance and minor repair, ice maintenance, pool/splash pad maintenance, responding to queries and problems, opening and closing functions, ensuring the facility is clean and safe for users, and for providing exceptional customer service related to recreation facilities.  The main duties and responsibilities for the position are in the areas of equipment and facilities maintenance, custodial functions, recreation facilities operations, supplies inventory, and building security.

The preferred candidate possesses the following:

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:
  1. Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent.
  2. Certified Pool Operator (CPO) certificate from the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance (PHTA) or the willingness to obtain would be an asset.
  3. Six (6) months of janitorial and/or minor building maintenance, mechanical room, and/or general machine operation experience. Experience in painting, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, and structural repairs.
  4. Training in WHMIS, Confined Space Entry, Working at Heights, ladder and lift device.
  5. Working knowledge of the Occupational Health & Safety Act, Public Pools Regulations, and Corporate and Division policies and procedures. Working knowledge of pool/splash pad maintenance and equipment operation, and chemical/water treatment testing.
  6. Good communication, interpersonal, time management, and public relations skills, together with the ability to use tact and discretion and to deal courteously and effectively with the public and fellow staff members.
  7. Ability to multi-task, cope with interruptions and work under pressure to meet multiple deadlines, exercise discretion and good judgment. Possess initiative and personal integrity.
  8. Physically capable of performing the required functions of the position (e.g., standing, walking, skating, lifting, pushing, pulling), operating cleaning equipment, working in an arena (cold) and pool (warm) environment with water hazard. and wearing the applicable personal protective equipment (e.g., respirator, harness).
  9. Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Teams), and office equipment.
  10. Willing and available to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  11. Valid Class “G” driver’s license and current Driver’s Abstract with results satisfactory to the Employer. Ability and willingness to travel within the community as required.
  12. Possess a current Criminal Record & Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) with results satisfactory to the employer, and a valid standard first aid & CPR/AED Level C certification

We welcome you to submit your application for consideration and be part of the Town of Collingwood Team! To apply to this position, submit your cover letter and resume in Word or Adobe (pdf) format quoting the job # listed in the posting to jobs@collingwood.ca. In the event you require an alternate method of submitting your application, please contact the Customer Services team by calling 705-445-1030. For more information on this position, please review the attached job description below.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicant Information is collected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used only for candidate selection. As an equal opportunity employer, the Town of Collingwood abides by all current legislation relating to individuals’ rights to employment under the Human Rights Code and Accessibility Standards.

The Town of Collingwood is committed to making our interview process fully accessible for people of all abilities. Accommodations will be provided upon request, to support candidates’ participation in all aspects of the recruitment process. If you are selected for an interview, please let us know if you require an accessibility accommodation.

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