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Town of Richmond Hill
in Richmond Hill, Ontario
invites applications for the position of
Lifeguard & Swim Instructor

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Job Description

As a Lifeguard, you will be responsible for:

  • Monitoring recreational swimming activities, including: patrolling the pool deck and scanning the water, as well as monitoring patrons to ensure a safe swim environment
  • Wearing the Town’s assigned uniform, carrying an aid at all times, performing emergency rescues to the standard of your certifications, responding to patron inquiries, resolving problems, and performing associated pu
  • blic education duties
  • Setting up the pool deck prior to your shift
  • Cleaning the deck following your shift
  • You will attend all scheduled staff meetings and training programs
  • Record all hours worked
  • Keep all awards current, less than 2 years since certification date
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Successful candidates for the position of Lifeguard must become certified Swim Instructors within the first session of work.

As a Swim Instructor, you will be responsible for the items mentioned in the Lifeguard position (above), in addition to:

  • Instructing assigned Lifesaving Society aquatic programs to standard
  • Responding to parent and participant questions promptly, courteously and thoroughly
  • Committing to teach the entire session of lessons, one absence is acceptable; however, you will not miss the first class, picture day (5th class) or the last class
  • Teaching in the water for the majority of each class time
  • Providing your supervisor with a detailed lesson plan for each class
  • Writing, proofing and correcting Progress Reports for all of your lesson participants
  • Successful candidates for the position of Swim Instructor must become certified as Lifeguards within the first session of work.

Required Qualifications

As a Lifeguard, the minimum qualifications are:

  • Standard First Aid with CPR Level C (SFA)
  • National Lifeguard - Pool
  • You demonstrate Richmond Hill’s corporate values of care, collaboration, courage and service
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check

As a Swim Instructor, the minimum qualifications are:

  • Standard First Aid with CPR Level C (SFA)
  • Lifesaving Society Swim Instructors
  • Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructors
  • Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard - Pool
  • You demonstrate Richmond Hill’s corporate values of care, collaboration, courage and service
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check

Contact Information

For more information and to apply online, visit our website at: Richmondhill.ca/Employment

Special Instructions

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The Town of Richmond Hill is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.