Under the direction of the designated Supervisor of Community Programming, the successful applicant will supervise and ensure the safety of customers at all City of Windsor aquatic locations. Duties will include but will not be limited to:
Providing a safe and clean environment;
Maintaining customer service and public relations;
Guarding in pool and water park environments.
Lifeguards may be rotated to various Recreation facilities to accommodate programming requirements.
Eligible and qualified Lifeguards will be required to perform the duties of an Aquatics Instructor. Will perform Occupational Health & Safety duties as outlined in the Corporation’s Health and Safety Program.
Will perform other related duties as required.
Must be a minimum of 16 years of age at time of employment;
Must have completed an Ontario Secondary School Grade 10 education or Ontario Ministry of Education equivalency;
Must have over three (3) months experience in aquatics;
Must hold and maintain the following current awards as a condition of employment:
Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard Pool Certification current and valid (within 2 years)
Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard Water Park Certification current and valid (within 2 years);
CPR Basic Rescuer (Level C) Certification current and valid (within 1 year)
Standard First Aid Certification from Lifesaving Society, Canadian Red Cross, Canadian Ski Patrol or St. John’s Ambulance current and valid (within 3 years); and
High Five (Principles of Healthy Child Development) valid within 90 days of hire date.
All aquatic awards must be current and valid as a condition of employment; original qualifications MUST be presented and will be verified at time of interview.
A 6-digit Lifesaving Society ID number (found at the bottom of any Lifesaving Society certification) or your LSS verification code is required at time of application
QUALIFICATIONS (LIFEGUARD – REC024) CONTINUED…
Operational needs will provide the opportunity for qualified Lifeguards to perform the duties of an Aquatics Instructor. Additional qualifications to also be considered for the Aquatics Instructor are outlined below however are not required to be a Lifeguard.
ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (AQUATICS INSTRUCTOR – REC012)
Must meet all Lifeguard qualifications above;
Must hold and maintain the following current awards as a condition of employment:Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructor Certification current and valid (within 2 years);Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor Certification current and valid (within 2 years).