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Aquatic Summer Jobs

2021 Summer Job Applications - Aquatics

The City of Thorold is currently accepting applications for aquatic staff positions for summer 2021.  Work schedules may include evenings, weekend and holiday shifts; hours of work will vary by position and can be up to 44 hours per week.  Successful candidates are expected to be available for the duration of the summer season and requests for time off outside regularly scheduled days off will be limited.

Lifeguards

 Under the direction of the Aquatic Supervisor, Lifeguards will:

  • ensure the overall safety of patrons using the facilities
  • minimize and eliminate hazardous conditions in all areas
  • treatment of injuries
  • maintain cleanliness of the pool and change rooms
  • be responsible for pool entrance including admission standards, money handling and record keeping

Requirements

  • current NLS certification
  • current First Aid and CPR "C" certifications
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Childhood Development certification (considered an asset)
  • clear Police Vulnerable Sector Screening check

Anticipated contract dates: June - September 2021
Wage: $15.75


Lifeguard/ Instructors

 Under the direction of the Aquatic Supervisor, Instructors will:

  • develop safe and quality programs and lesson plans for swimming instruction for patrons of all abilities
  • lead group swimming lessons for patrons of all ages and abilities levels
  • evaluate participants' performance
  • maintain accurate records of performance and attendance
  • communicate with participants and parents/guardians on participant progress

Requirements

  • current NLS certification
  • current Swim Instructor certification (LSS)
  • current Lifesaving Instruction certification considered an asset (LSS)
  • current First Aid and CPR "C" certifications
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Childhood Development certification (considered an asset)
  • clear Police Vulnerable Sector Screening check

Anticipated contract dates: June - September 2021
Wage: $17.00


On Deck Supervisor

In the absence of the Aquatic Supervisor, the On Deck Supervisors will:

  • assist with planning, organizing, training, scheduling, monitor and provide guidance to aquatic staff
  • assist with coordination, implementation and delivery of aquatic programs and special events
  • perform lifeguard and related duties
  • provide swimming instruction
  • possess current knowledge of all applicable provincial and regional regulations
  • assist with managing first aid and equipment inventories
  • ensure applicable paperwork and reporting is complete, accurate and submitted in a timely fashion
  • perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • at least 18 years of age
  • at least one year aquatic supervisory experience (considered an asset)
  • current NLS certification
  • current Swim Instructor certification (LSS)
  • current Lifesaving Instructor certification (LSS)
  • current First Aid and CPR "C" certifications
  • Aquatic Supervisor Training (considered an asset)
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Childhood Development certification (considered an asset)
  • Examiner status is considered an asset
  • clear Police Vulnerable Sector Screening check

Anticipated contract dates: June - September 2021

Wage: $18.50


Aquatic Supervisor

Under the direction of the Community Services, Program Supervisor, the Aquatic Supervisor will:

  • plan, organize, train, schedule, monitor, evaluate and provide guidance to aquatic staff
  • assist with coordination, implementation and delivery of aquatic programs and special events
  • act as the liaison between aquatic staff and the Program Supervisor reporting issues arising with program participants, equipment or staff
  • perform lifeguard and related duties
  • provide swimming instruction
  • possess current knowledge of all applicable provincial and regional regulations
  • manage first aid and equipment inventories
  • ensure applicable paperwork and reporting is complete, accurate and submitted in a timely fashion
  • perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • at least 18 years of age
  • at least one year aquatic supervisory experience
  • current NLS certification
  • current Swim Instructor certification (LSS)
  • current lifesaving Instructor certification (LSS)
  • current First Aid and CPR "C" certifications
  • Aquatic Supervisor Training
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Childhood Development certification
  • Examiner status is considered an asset
  • clear Police Vulnerable Sector Screening check

Anticipated contract dates: June - September 2021

Wage: $21.00


 Aquafit Instructor

The City of Thorold's Department of Community Services is looking for energetic, highly motivated, organized and responsible instructors to join our aquatics team for the summer of 2021.

Reporting to the Aquatics Supervisor, the Aquafit Instructor will deliver aqua fitness classes while providing a fun, safe and engaging experience to our program participants.  This position will plan, organize and instruct classes for all ages and abilities while creating a welcoming and comfortable environment for participants.

Preferred candidates will have significant experience in the delivery of Aquafit classes, understand the principles of water and possess the ability to instruct safe classes for all levels and abilities of participants.

Candidates will have an Aquafitness Certification (CALA - Canadian Aquafitness Leaders Alliance, WaterArt or equivalent) or Can-Fit-Pro Instructor certification, as well as, current First Aid, AED and CPR level "C" certification. Successful candidates will be required to provide a clear Vulnerable Sector Criminal Reference Check upon hiring and prior to their first day of work.

Anticipated contract dates: July - September 2021

Wage: $25-$30/hr dependent upon experience

 



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