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Employment Opportunities

Employment opportunities are updated regularly.  Check back often for current employment opportunities.


 

STUDENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: 

Summer Camp Leader

Leaders will be responsible for the planning, organization, coordination and implementation of our summer camp program. Candidates should be energetic, well organized, have outstanding leadership skills and enjoy working with kids of all ages. Camp leaders should have experience working with children, valid first aid and a diverse knowledge of games, crafts and sporting activities. Our leaders must be able to work independently and as a team. Candidates must be 16 years or older and be available from June 30 until August 22, 2015.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:

1. Plans activities for summer camp programs
2. Ensure the safety of all camp participants
3. Works with the Community Services Assistant in the planning, report and organization of all camp activities
4. Provides leadership in all camp operations

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

• Ability to work with the public in a positive and affective manner
• Ability to ensure the safety of participants in a camp environment
• Be physically fit and able engage children in summer camp activities
• Demonstrated ability to be a leader
• Has exceptional customer service skills

CERTIFICATION

• Standard First Aid & CPR

Applications with cover letter, resume and references will be received at 367 Pine Ave, Sparwood, BC until 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday May 26, 2015. Current hourly rate for this position is $15.00.


CASUAL ON CALL LIFEGUARD / INSTRUCTOR

NATURE OF POSTION:

Reporting to the Director of Community and Facility Services, Casual on Call Lifeguards/Instructors perform a variety of general and specific duties related to the personal safety of people utilizing the District pool and pool related facilities and equipment. Casual on Call Lifeguards/Instructors ensure the safety of pool users in accordance with established safety guidelines, provide lifesaving skills including first aid, resuscitation and other emergency revival techniques as required; train pool users of various ages in proper water safety, swimming and lifesaving techniques, maintain certification to various levels of established national swimming/lifesaving standards; and provide instruction and direction in aqua-fit and other established programs. Workers in this classification also provide and/or ensure proper day to day maintenance and cleanliness of the pool and surrounding areas such as deck, changing rooms, water chemical and filtration systems, etc., ensure safe and comfortable chemical balances are maintained and may be required to supervise and/or direct other Lifeguards and/or Instructors. 

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REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Grade 12 Dogwood certification or equivalency
Water Safety Instructor
National Lifeguard Services
Current First Aid and CPR – C/AED

Written applications, with an attached resume, for the position of Casual On Call Lifeguard will be received by the undersigned until the vacant positions are filled.

Pay Rate: Casual On Call Lifeguard/Instructor rate as per CUPE Collective Agreement. Benefits and conditions of employment are governed by the current collective agreement with CUPE Local 2698.

APPLY TO:
Duane Lawrence
Director of Community and Facility Services
District of Sparwood, P.O. Box 669,
Sparwood, B.C., Canada, V0B 2G0,
Phone (250) 425-0552
Email: dlawrence@sparwood.ca
 

Thanks to all who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.