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Competition Number -2013
Position Title Aquatic Instructor
Position Overview
 
 
The City Of Kitchener has Aquatics Instructor/Lifeguard positions available for upcoming programming sessions.  Shifts will be split and will include Instruction and Lifeguarding to provide participants with swimming instruction and skill evaluation as well as ensuring a safe aquatic environment through supervision, accident prevention, and public education.
Responsibilities
Aquatic Instructor
   
  • Instructs assigned aquatic classes using established teaching methodology and procedures and in accordance to the governing body’s (Red Cross, Lifesaving Society) standards.
  • Ensures compliance with Ontario Health Regulations and all relevant legislation and Policy and Procedures manuals.
  • Provides preliminary screening of patrons to establish water safety level.
  • Monitors the activities of swimmers; explains and ensures policies, rules, and regulations are followed.
  • Prepares swimming lesson plans according to established procedures.
  • Evaluates students’ performance and maintains records of performance and attendance.
  • Communicates students’ performance and progress to parents/caregivers.
  • Performs tasks to support the program including report cards and reports, and maintaining records.
  • Provides CPR and First Aid.
  • Responds to aquatic emergency situations and uses safety/rescue equipment.
  • Participates in special events and water smart programs.
  • Participates in emergency procedure training and other training sessions.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
 
Lifeguard
 
  • Monitors the activities of swimmers; explains and ensures policies, rules, and regulations are followed.
  • Warns swimmers of improper activities or hazards.
  • Ensures compliance with Ontario Health Regulations and all relevant legislation and Policy and Procedures manuals.
  • Rescues persons in distress or in danger of drowning when indicated; provides CPR and First Aid, and uses safety/rescue equipment.
  • Provides preliminary screening of patrons to establish water safety level.
  • Maintains records and completes required reports.
  • Performs maintenance duties including but not restricted to pool chemistry tests, and pool fouling clean up.
  • Notifies supervisor of any accidents, rescues, or problems that have arisen.
  • Ensures that the equipment is in place, operational, and stored away after use.
  • Conducts routine change room checks.
  • Completes opening/closing safety checklists.
  • Participates in special events, water smart programs, emergency procedure training, and other training as required.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Requirements
 All applicants fo this competition are required to have obtained the following certifications: 
  • Must have current National Lifeguard Service (NLS) award.
  • Must have current Red Cross and Life Saving Instructors certification.
  • Must have current Standard First Aid and CPR Level C certification.
  • Must have current Automated External Defibrillator (AED) certification.
  • Must maintais fitness level and certification in accordance to National Lifeguard Service (NLS) standard.
 
Please note: Current copies of all certifications listed above must be attached to the application submission
Department Community Services
Division Aquatics and Athletics
Job Status Part Time
Posting Closing Time 11:59pm
Progress Status Receiving Applications
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