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SWIM INSTRUCTOR & LIFEGUARD

City of Brampton

This is a Contract position in Brampton, ON posted January 6, 2022.

Job Description

Exciting things are happening at the City of Brampton. Take a look at what employees are working on related to our Term of Council Priorities moving us forward towards The Brampton 2040 Vision.

 

 

SWIM INSTRUCTOR & LIFEGUARD

 

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Instructors are responsible to plan, organize and implement a high quality program that is stimulating and enjoyable for all participants.  Supervise and maintain a safe, enjoyable environment for all users. 

 

Reports to: Deck/Beach Supervisor/Recreation Programmer/Recreation Coordinator

 

Position Duties:

  • Plan, organize and deliver high quality safe and stimulating swimming lessons for all levels of participants.
  • Keep current with industry trends and class formats
  • Supervise participants and maintain complete vigilance to minimize risks, and be ready to respond at all times
  • Ensure participants meet the minimum requirements of the Aquatic Admission Standards during all swims
  • Ensure proper zone coverage and guard station positioning
  • Provide a high level of front line customer service including greeting and engaging participants
  • Communicate with participants in regards to lesson opportunities and accident prevention
  • Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (eg. attendance, incident/accident reports, opening and closing procedures)
  • Maintain a safe and tidy program space ensuring equipment is set-up and stored appropriately
  • Report all concerns, accidents and incidents to immediate supervisor for follow up and take appropriate action
  • Maintain an understanding of department programs and services
  • Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff
  • Attend meetings/training as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned 

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Minimum 15 years of age
  • Current Lifesaving Society Swim instructors, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire
  • Current Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructor and Lifesaving Society Emergency First Aid Instructor, considered an asset
  • Current National Lifeguard – Pool or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire
  • Current Lifesaving Society Airway Management, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire
  • Current Standard First Aid / CPR C  from an accredited organization, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development or Sport Certification, considered an asset
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
  •  Additional Criteria for Professor’s Lake
  • Current National Lifeguard – Waterfront, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire

**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

 

Job status:  Part-time

Hourly rate: Step 1:$17.80

                     Step 2: $18.55 

Applications must be received by December 31, 2021

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

 

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above, by December 31, 2021 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate at their own expense to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

 

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

 

The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact TalentAcquisition@brampton.ca or 905-874-2150 with your accommodation needs, quoting the job opening ID#, job title. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.