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Service Area Parks and Recreation/Aquatics
File # AQ-009-12E
Posting Closed Date 2/8/2013
Position Title Aquatics - Summer Wading Pool Lifeguard
Position Type Casual
Summary of Duties Under the direction of the Pool Manager or Assistant Pool Manager, Wading Pool Lifeguards will be responsible for supervising the pool participants and operating a safe facility.
  • To have at all times current: Standard First Aid w/ CPR C, Bronze Cross or higher, Red Cross Assistant Water Safety Instructor or higher, Vulnerable Persons Police Screening.
  • To be knowledgeable of, and to enforce, all City of London Policies and other relevant legislation, including but not limited to health regulations, cash handling, computer and telephone usage, etc.
  • To promote public water safety education and to be involved in Water Smart events.
  • To be directly accountable for the activities and programs at his/her pool.
  • To assist in the promotion and advertising of programs and activities under the direction of the Assistant Pool Manager.
  • To work no more than 40 hours per week or 8 hours per day and to adhere to the Employment Standards Act.
  • To be actively involved in programming taking place in the facility.
  • To supervise the public using the wading pool during regular operating hours
  • To clean the wading pool prior to filling.
  • To record and submit in a timely manner neat and accurate documentation including but not limited to: bather load and chemical logs, incident and accident reports, etc.
  • To conduct and organize daily games and activities as well as weekly special event days.
  • To supervise the pool until it is completely drained of water.
  • To be responsible for completing a time sheet neatly and accurately.
  • To attend and participate in all pre-season and in-service trainings.
  • To address, and report to management, all disciplinary issues involving the public or staff.
  • To be a representative of the City of London and maintain a professional image at all times.
  • To be in uniform at all times.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Compensation Range $10.50/hour
Other Information

Must be 16 years of age by July 1, 2013.


Duration and hours may vary depending on length of season and daily weather conditions.
Important Instructions

Application Instructions

All applicants must apply online ( with a resume, cover letter and required qualifications. 
All qualifications required for the position must be included with the application. Copies of permanent cards are preferred however temporary cards that are within 3 months of the certification date are acceptable. If you have not yet taken the required course but will be certified before summer, please provide proof of enrolment in the course. i.e. receipt.
Police Vulnerable Sector Check (PVSC) - all successful applicants will be required to obtain this check prior to starting employment however it is not required at the time of interview. Staff will not be permitted to work without this document.
Returning staff who submitted a PVSC in summer 2012 or after may be required to fill out an Offence Declaration form. This will be indicated in your offer of employment. Electronic copies of this form can be found at under the ‘Notices’ section on the right-hand side. If a PVSC was not submitted since summer 2011, you will be required to submit a new one conducted in the past six (6) months.  It can take up to 2 months to complete this process so please plan accordingly.  
Please name uploaded documents (resume, etc.) starting with Last Name, then First Name.
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