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Wet 'n' Wild Toronto
in Toronto
invites applications for the position of
Aquatics Manager

Thursday, February 3, 2022

Job Description

Wet’n’Wild Toronto is looking to fill the Aquatics Manager position.  Depending on experience and skills, excellent operations advancement opportunities are available.

This position is responsible for the daily operation of the Aquatics Department, First Aid and Risk Management. Must maintain the highest safety and guest service standards on all water attractions and in the general park to foster a fun, safety-conscious environment.


  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation along with developing, writing and training standard operating procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe environment on the water attractions and overall park. Responsible for ensuring that safety checks and adjustments are performed to maintain the highest safety standards.  Will also need to work in accordance with Public Health and TSSA amusement ride operating standards.
  • Responsible for maintaining an active Canadian Red Cross Instructor License and training lifeguards in accordance with the Canadian Red Cross or Lifesaving Society programs.
  • Oversee the proper training of 100 to 150 supervisors, leads, lifeguards, slide attendants and first aid medics.
  • Work with the General Manager managing liability claims.
  • Ensure that appropriate documentation for in-park incidents is completed by involved departments within the appropriate timeframe.
  • Responsible for ensuring that safety, for both guests and team members, is top priority and enforced throughout the park by executing preventative safety measures, enforcing rules and regulations and implementing safety training and meetings.
  • Responsible for creating and working within department budgets and forecast.
  • Responsible for recruiting and managing a team of seasonal staff.
  • Ensure adequate staffing levels and look for operating efficiencies to control labor costs.
  • Work closely with Maintenance to decrease downtime and maximize safety within the Water Park.
  • Other duties as assigned.  Ensure the overall park mission of safety, cleanliness and fun is achieved.


Required Qualifications

  • 3 years in Aquatics Management or Supervision
  • Current Canadian Red Cross or Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard Instructor License or ability to obtain.
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. University degree preferred.
  • Must be professional, energetic, a team player, self-motivated and able to motivate others.
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications required.
  • Must possess strong safety sensitivity.
  • Communicate effectively and appropriately verbally and in writing with all guests, co-workers and management.
  • Ability to trouble-shoot problems and present solutions for a variety of situations. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Weekend work is necessary during certain times of the year.
  • Commitment to company values.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to ten pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to fifty pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level is generally moderate and at times high outdoors.

Contact Information

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