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Position: Summer - Aquatic Head Instructor/Lifeguard

Competition Number: 2020-EX-EN-52748839-01
Competition posting date: 2020-02-03
Competition closing date: 2020-08-31

Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services Department
Multiple Positions
Affiliation: CUPE 503 PT RC & Aquatics
Salary: $16.884 to $18.276 per hour (2019 rates of pay)
Location: Various locations

Category: Summer Opportunities
Employment Group: Recreation and Culture

Job Summary

Responsible for life-guarding and instructing as required. Is responsible for overseeing the aquatic facility, programs and staff in the absence of the Aquatic Supervisor or full-time staff.

Ensure that staff follow, and programs fall in line with, all guidelines, policies and procedures. Assist in training, staff scheduling, and mentoring of staff.

Monitor the conduct of patrons, prevents accidents and responds to emergencies by administering the policies, procedures, rules and regulations of the City of Ottawa and of certifying bodies.

To ensure the safety and enjoyment of patrons in an aquatic environment.

Education & Experience

High School Graduate

Two (2) years or more of related experience is required:

*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.

Language, Certificates & Licenses

• Current Standard First Aid/CPR "C" certification
• Current Automated External Defibrillator (A.E.D.) certification
• AODA Accessibility Training

• Advanced certification is required:
• Current National Lifeguard Pool Option
• Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
• Current Lifesaving Instructor
• Current Oxygen Therapy or LSS Airway Management
• Current Advanced Instructor/Trainer Status is preferred in at least one Aquatic specialty area ie. First Aid Instructor, NLS Instructor, CPR Instructor, Examiner
• IT status for either Red Cross or lifesaving
• Aqua fitness Instructor and Aquatic Supervisor Training Preferred

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction. Candidates under the age of 18 will require a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check instead of a Vulnerable Sector Check.

English oral, reading, writing required.
French oral, reading, writing may be required for some positions.
Candidates must meet language requirement for position upon hire.

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