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LIFEGUARD (Riverstone Community Centre)

Location: Brampton
Company: City of Brampton
Hours: Part time

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JOB TITLE: Lifeguard

DEPARTMENT: Community Services

JOB STATUS & DURATION: Part Time

LOCATION: Riverstone Community Centre, 150 Don Minaker Dr., Brampton, ON L6P 2V7

STARTING SALARY: $15.00 per hour

POSTING DATE: April 1, 2022

CLOSING DATE: August 31, 2022

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:

Reporting to the Aquatic Supervisor/Recreation Programmer/Recreation Coordinator, Supervise and maintain a safe, enjoyable environment for all users.Supervise, coach and evaluate staff.

  • Supervise participants and maintain complete vigilance to minimize risks, and be ready to respond at all times
  • Ensure participants meet the minimum requirements of the Aquatic Admission Standards during all swims
  • Ensure proper zone coverage and guard station positioning
  • Provide a high level of front line customer service including greeting and engaging participants
  • Communicate with participants in regards to lesson opportunities and accident prevention
  • Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (eg. attendance, incident/accident reports, opening and closing procedures)
  • Report all concerns, accidents and incidents to immediate supervisor for follow up and take appropriate action
  • Maintain an understanding of department programs and services
  • Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff
  • Attend meetings/training as required
  • Performs other duties as assigned

SELECTION CRITERIA:

  • Minimum 15 years of age
  • Current National Lifeguard – Pool, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire
  • Current Lifesaving Society Airway Management, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire
  • Current Standard First Aid / CPR C from an accredited organization, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development or Sport Certification, considered an asset
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills
  • Additional Criteria for Professor’s Lake
    • Current National Lifeguard - Waterfront or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire (Professor’s Lake only)

**Preference will be given to students that have a permanent residency in Brampton.

**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above, by August 31, 2022 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate at their own expense to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

As part of the application process, applicants will be invited to complete a self identification survey. The survey is voluntary. Participation in the survey will have no impact on hiring decisions. All information collected is confidential and will not be shared with the hiring manager. The surveys will be anonymized and will be kept separate from applicant or employee files, such that the individuals who completed the surveys will not be identifiable. The results of the survey will assist in the analysis of disaggregated metrics for organizational planning purposes and our commitment to advance and foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. The City may use anonymized data to produce aggregate reports for internal or external use.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

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