Lifeguard/Instructor 2
The Corporation of Delta
Delta, BC, Canada
4d ago

Job ID 19-25 EX Nature & Scope of Work This posting is an expression of interest for auxiliary employment. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis as opportunities become available.

This is aquatic work in lifeguarding and instructing, on an assigned shift, at an indoor and / or outdoor aquatic facility.

An employee of a position in this class performs a variety of operational, instructional, lifeguarding, janitorial and minor preventative maintenance tasks in offering instructional and recreational aquatic programs for all age groups.

A Lifeguard / Instructor II performs these duties in accordance with established practices and procedures, exercising tact and firmness in dealing with juvenile and adult patrons.

The more difficult or unusual matters are referred to a superior who checks and reviews work performance in terms of effectiveness of the aquatic programs and services rendered, and in terms of conformance with established practices and procedures.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Sound knowledge of the theory and practice of lifesaving, artificial respiration and first aid.
  • Working knowledge of teaching methods and group leadership techniques emphasizing instruction in water safety and aquatic skills.
  • Working knowledge of pool chemistry, of water filtration, chlorination, heating and related pool equipment and procedures.
  • Ability to display sound aquatic skills and to instruct in these skills at standards set by relevant authorities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with officials, employees and patrons.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain records relating to the work.
  • Desirable Training & Experience Completion of the twelfth school grade, supplemented by courses in lifesaving, aquatics, instruction and pool maintenance, plus sound related experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

    Required Licences, Certificates and Registrations

  • Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • Lifesaving Society Instructor
  • Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard - Pool Option
  • CPR-C current within a year
  • Safety Requirements Incumbents are required to follow all applicable Safe Work Procedures, participate in Occupational Health & Safety training and meetings, and to report any hazards in the workplace.

    Compensation, Salary and Benefits The City of Delta provides a competitive salary of $23.44 per hour plus 12% in lieu of benefits.

    Posting Date 1 / 1 / 2019 Posting Closing Date 3 / 31 / 2019

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