The Lifeguard will participate in the water safety program of a TRCA aquatic facility; and deliver exceptional natural and cultural experiences for each of our guests.
Occupational health and safety is a major responsibility of this position. Applicants must be flexible to work all shifts, including evenings and weekends, as required.
Participate in all in-service’ training programs;
Participate in Procedures for Emergency Rescues;
Keep accurate records of personal injuries to visitors, lost and found property, missing persons, shift time schedules, report of swimming incidents and any other forms and reports as required;
Inspect / test pool and as required, complete records and correct deficiencies immediately;
Participate in guarding routine, rescue procedures, administration of first aid, operation of public address system and other general lifeguarding duties;
Maintain cleanliness of buildings, grounds, facilities and work areas; perform general maintenance duties as required;
Other duties may be assigned within the Conservation Area;
Must be able to understand and apply admission standards, and cash handling;
May require physical activity for extended periods of time in all weather conditions;
May be required to lift or carry objects that could weigh up to 50 pounds.
Minimum of secondary school diploma or equivalent education;
Previous lifeguard experience;
Must hold a valid Standard First Aid / CPR C certificate that is 565 approved (Lifesaving Society, Canadian Red Cross Society or St. John’s Ambulance);
Must hold a current lifeguard certification (National Lifeguard Service’s Lifeguard Certificate);
Certifications must be valid throughout the entire operating season.
Proven leadership and problem solving skills;
Ability to work well independently and as part of a team;
Excellent communication skills;
Excellent conflict resolution and de-escalation skills;
Superior customer service skills;
General computer skills.
To apply to this posting, click on the Apply icon. Please submit your resume and cover letter quoting job posting # TRCA-124-19.