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RECREATION DEPARTMENT:

LIFEGUARD / INSTRUCTOR I (Regular Part-Time)

POSTING DATE: September 9, 2014
CLOSING DATE: September 23, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.

NATURE OF POSTION:

Reporting to the Director of Community & Facility Services, lifeguard/instructors I are responsible for the safe supervision of the public in the aquatics centre. The incumbent supervises and ensures the safety of pool users in accordance with established safety guidelines, performs lifesaving duties including first aid, resuscitation and other emergency revival techniques as required; instructs pool users of various ages in proper water safety, swimming and lifesaving techniques, test and certifies as qualified to various levels of established national swimming/lifesaving standards; leads aqua-fit and other aquatic programs. Conducts day to day maintenance and janitorial duties relating to the pool and surrounding areas such as deck, changing rooms, water chemical and filtration systems, etc.

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REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
National Life Saving Certificate
Water Safety Instructor
Emergency First Aid or equivalent
CPR Level ‘C’ and AED
WHIMIS

OTHER CERTIFICATIONS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Aqua-fit Instructor
First Aid Instructor
Life Saving Instructor/Examiner
Pool Operator Level I

Applications with cover letter, attached resume and references will be received by the undersigned until 3:00 p.m. on September 23rd, 2014. Applicants will be required to demonstrate required skills and abilities. Wages, 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


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.