LIFEGUARD, BRUCE'S MILL C.A. - Seasonal Position

SUMMARY OF FUNCTION:

Participate in the water safety program at Bruce's Mill C.A. pool. Deliver exceptional natural and cultural experiences for each of our guests. Must be able to work weekends. Occupational health and safety is a major responsibility of this position.

NOTE: Hiring at TRCA is contingent to the clearance of the Vulnerable Sector Screening. Candidates will be asked for a screening only where they have been selected as the leading candidate.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Must be at least 16 years of age;
  • 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 (expiry cannot be prior to September 4, 2017);
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team;
  • Excellent communication skills in all modes;
  • Superior customer service skills;
  • General computer skills.

SUMMARY OF MAJOR TASKS:

Perform the following tasks under general supervision.

  1. Participate in ‘in-service’ training programs.
  2. Participate in Procedures for Emergency Rescues.
  3. 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.
  4. Inspect/test equipment daily, complete records and correct deficiencies immediately.
  5. Participate in guarding routine, rescue procedures, administration of first aid, operation of public address system and other general lifeguarding duties.
  6. Maintain cleanliness of buildings, grounds, facilities and work areas; perform general maintenance duties as required.
  7. Other duties may be assigned within the Conservation Area.
  8. May require physical activity for extended periods of time in all weather conditions.
  9. May be required to lift or carry objects that could weigh up to 50 pounds.

TRCA is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

 

Division: 
Parks and Culture
Salary range: 
$15.47 per hour
Location: 
Bruce's Mill - 3291 Stouffville Road. Stouffville, Ontario
Closing date: 
May 31, 2017
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