Be the difference in recreation! Are you a forward thinker who is committed to creating exceptional experiences? Vivo has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly organized people-person for the position of Coordinator, Aquatic Operations.
The Coordinator, Aquatic Operations is responsible for creating connections with our community that prove impactful in driving our cause. This position will oversee the daily operations of the aquatic centre and will work closely with our Coordinator, Aquatic Programs to deliver the overall customer experience.
Where Your Passions Lie:
Believer in living life to the fullest; interested in the world around you.
Seeker of the new and different; willing to share and test innovative ideas.
Future focused creative thinker; always looking to the possibilities.
Flexible and malleable; embracer of change.
Advocate of our organizational values; Impact; Curiosity; Courage; Together; Connection.
‘Can Do’ attitude; willing to jump in and lend a hand.
A Day in the Life:
Build meaningful relationships with customers and participants.
Provide oversight to aquatic drop-in opportunities.
Provide ongoing leadership, development, support, and evaluation of aquatic staff.
Assist with strategic analysis and recommendation for optimizing facility usage and revenue generation.
Assist with the development of the aquatics budget and manage supply inventory.
Develop regular feedback and evaluation mechanisms to ensure continuous improvement.
What Your Talents Include:
Relevant post-secondary education in a related field (kinesiology, recreation & sport management, etc.)
National Lifeguard Award, Water Safety Instructor Certification
Lifesaving Instructor, National Lifeguard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor Trainer, First Aid Instructor (considered assets)
Demonstrated experience in aquatic supervision
Advanced oral and written communication and demonstrated relationship-building skills.
Highly organized with strong computer skills including MS Office and Intellileisure
Ability to work independently and as part of a team balancing multiple demands.
Current Standard First Aid and CPR/AED certifications.
A Police Information Check – Vulnerable Sectors valid within the last 6 months (or receipt as proof of request)
The Next Steps:
Please forward your cover letter and resume on or before January 31, 2018 by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank all applicants for their interest in Vivo. Those under consideration will be contacted.
The Glencoe Club is a private, family-oriented sports and social club located in the Elbow Park neighbourhood of Calgary, Alberta. Our facility boasts a full-service food & beverage department as well as eight sport facilities. These facilities include curling, bowling, skating, aquatics, squash, tennis, badminton and a new expansion that includes a climbing centre, a new fitness centre, an indoor playground, and a Pro Shop.
If you can be genuinely passionate about our vision to be our members’ second home, providing excellence in all that we do, have a proven track record for creating exceptional experiences through your interactions and are willing to champion our values of respect, wellness, integrity, relationships, caring and innovation we want to hear from you.
We are seeking a Full-Time Lifeguard/Swim Instructor to join our Aquatics Team. Our Aquatics Team provides a safe, enjoyable atmosphere with the highest standards in cleanliness and water quality, where Glencoe members of all ages can receive instruction and supervision by highly qualified lifeguards and instructors.
Maintaining open communication with team members, parents, and caregivers
Providing exceptional customer service to all Glencoe Club members and guests
Assist in keeping the pool area clean and tidy through maintenance
Being knowledgeable about program information and schedules in order to assist members
Attending all staff meetings and in-service training sessions
Lifeguarding duties according to the Glencoe Club and Lifesaving Society lifeguard standards and practices
Instructing duties including knowledge of stroke standards, progressions, class content, and stroke mechanics, conducting evaluations and preparing lesson plans
Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard Services Award is required
Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification is required
Comfort leading emergency situations to resolution
Standard first aid & CPR ‘C’/AED and, or Aquatics Emergency Care
Lifesaving instructor certification is considered an asset
CALA and AFLCA certification are considered assets
This is a permanent year-round, full time position of 25 or more hours per week. The successful applicant must be available for a variety of evening and weekend shifts and available for at least one teaching shift.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector background check, and a Respect in the Workplace and Respect in Sport online certification.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume to email@example.com.
YMCA of Northern Alberta - Don Wheaton Family YMCA
Junior Lifeguard Club Meet Assistant (12 - 15 positions available)
The YMCA is seeking individuals who enjoy water and contributing to a fun aquatics environment. The Volunteer will assist the JLC Swim Meet Manager in organizing a friendly inter-club competition. Join the YMCA as a Volunteer and help our clubs experience an introduction to competitive lifesaving sport.
Head Scorer: is responsible for the overall record keeping, calculation of results, and release of official results for all competition events.
Timers (8 positions available): Timers will be responsible for recording race times for athletes
Equipment Handlers (3 positions available): Ensure equipment is ready for upcoming race events, this position requires getting wet and physical fitness.
Judges (4 positions available): While judges play many roles, their principle responsibility will be to make sure competition events operate fairly and within AB/NWT rules and regulations. Judges’ order of-finish decisions are not subject to protest or appeal.
Chief Judge: The chief judge will be responsible to the area/sectional referee or event director, and will supervise or assist in the setting up of courses for the event. The chief judge will allocate duties and responsibilities to other judges in their area or event and locate and position them so as to best carry out their duties as judges and determine the finishing order and recording of event results.
Lane Judges (4 positions available): Lane judges will be a judge of fact in relation to the observation of the conduct of an event for the particular lane to which they are assigned. They will report any breach or infringement of the rules to the chief judge, or area/sectional referee or event director
Deputy Referee: The Deputy Referee will assist in the conduct and organization of the competition, and in the absence of the chief referee, assume his or her authority and responsibility.The deputy referee will take control of a particular area of the competition with the chief referee’s authority or be assigned to a specific role or be designated a specific authority
Competitor Liaisonofficers: are responsible for liaising with competitors, coaches, team managers and competition officials to provide assistance related to rules, standards and procedures. They will advise the Chief Referee, Deputy Referee, Area/Sectional Referee or Event Director of any concerns raised by competitors, coaches or team managers relating to the courses or safety issues. They will also provide assistance and guidance for competitors, coaches and team managers on protest and appeal procedures and the best method of approach to the referee involved
We 're on the prowl for an adventurous spirit to add to our herd:
Lifeguard 1 - Temporary Full Time
Are your gills drying up? Are you a fish out of water? To schools of fish, are you looked upon as being Neptune, God of the sea? If so, the District of Elkford is seeking applications from qualified
lifeguards to work at the Elkford Aquatic Centre.
Send your resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 250.865.4001.
This posting will remain open until the position is filled.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
DISTRICT OF ELKFORD EMPLOYEE POSITION DESCRIPTION
Position Name: Lifeguard I Date of Revision: April 16, 2012 Classification: CUPE, Schedule C Date of Last Revision: October 9, 2009
Schedule of Hours: As per CUPE Agreement Department: Leisure Services Department
Chief Administrative Officer Supervisor
Nature of Work:
Under the general direction of the Head Lifeguard or Lifeguard II the position performs a variety of general and specific duties within the Aquatic Centre. Some independent judgment and action is required.
Duties and Responsibilities Include:
Lifeguard and instruct all levels of aquatic programs, including specialty programs and special events, in the accordance with prescribed Red Cross, Lifesaving Society and other program
Conduct water tests and adjust water chemical levels to ensure a safe and comfortable balance for
Perform a variety of custodial, maintenance and preventative maintenance tasks for facility and pool
Adhere to all rules, regulations, policies and operational
Ensure safety, hygiene and cleanliness standards and practices are followed and maintained in accordance to the BC Health Act and Aquatic Centre
Follow emergency procedures as required and render first aid/resuscitation in an emergency
Provide coverage of the Lifeguard II position when
Perform routine cashier
Other related duties as
Qualifications, Experience and Requirements:
High School Diploma or
Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
Standard First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care
Cardio-pulmonary (Level C)
Automated External Defibrillator
Pool Operators Level I Certificate
Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, WCB, WHMIS and BC Health Act Regulations and meet all required standards as it pertains to the operation of the Aquatic
Must be knowledgeable, display mature judgment and self-confidence in order to deal with emergency
Ability to provide quality customer
Strong communication and public relations
Interview and/or skill assessment may be required. Applicants without full qualifications or experience may be considered. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Driver's Abstract and may be required to provide a Criminal Record Check.
Are you a certified Lifeguard or Aquatics Instructor and looking for extra hours? The YMCA of Northern Alberta is always looking for water lovers to join our Aquatics staff teams. The successful candidate will deliver high-quality lifeguarding and/or instructing in aquatics programming and services at the assigned Aquatic Centre. If you meet the necessary qualifications for lifeguarding and/or swim instructing apply now!
Starting Wages: Lifeguard & Aquatics Instructors start at $14.80/hour
Lifeguards start at $13.60/hour
Instructors start at $14.40/hour
Deliver high quality services through excellent relationships with participants.
When instructing, develop lesson plans for assigned classes and provide quality instruction in aquatic class(es) agreed upon.
Deliver high quality supervision at all times while on guard duty, guard from appropriate location and follow guard to bather ratio. Correct unsafe techniques and ensure safe and effective use of equipment by participants.
Promote prevention of accidents and incidents through rule enforcement and good maintenance practices. Follow Provincial and Local Public Health regulations at all times and monitor and reinforce Aquatics Safety Standards.
Respond to all incidents and accidents that may occur in the aquatic or surrounding area Role model best practices daily by interacting with members in the facility.
Role model a personal commitment to a healthy lifestyle.
Demonstrate and promote a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, and values and the YMCA programs and services.
The YMCA of Northern Alberta is seeking individuals who enjoy water and contributing to a fun aquatics environment.
Volunteers will assist the Swim Meet Manager in organizing friendly inter-club competition(s).
Join the YMCA as a Volunteer and help our Swim clubs experience an introduction to competitive swimming.
Starter (1 needed): Ensures that all Timers are in the right place and ready to go prior to the start of a race by raising their left arm and waiting for Timers to notify them of any issues. When all Timers are ready for the race to start, the Starter will signal this to all the Athletes with one moderate extended whistle blast. Once the Athletes are ready to commence the race, it will be started by saying “Swimmers take your marks, set…” followed by the starting signal which is one short whistle blast.
Timers (8 needed): Following the Starter’s leadership, they are responsible for the acquisition of Athlete times with manual stop watches and record the times on the Time Cards. Timers will also help ensure that Athletes are in the correct heat and lane and are ready to go.
Marshals (1-2 needed): Key distributors of Time Cards to the Athletes by assisting in them finding their correct heats and lanes and ensuring that the order does not get altered through the Marshaling Area.
Disqualification Judges (1-2 needed): Stroke and Turn Judges are responsible for the recognition and enforcing of rules during an event as well as the filling out and distribution of Disqualification Slips to the Coaches.
Runner (1 needed): Responsible for collecting completed Time Cards from the Timers and bringing them to the Results Programmer.
Results Programmer (1 needed): Responsible for the compiling and data entry of all Time Card results and the creation of the official results to be relayed to the Ribbon Programmer.
Ribbon Organizer (1 needed): Responsible for labelling and organizing ribbons based on official results from Results Programmer. The Ribbon Organizer is responsible for organizing the ribbons in time for the Ribbon Ceremony.