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Davina's Swim House
in Toronto
invites applications for the position of
Deck Supervisor

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

Job Description

Join our swim family and help build confident swimmers, one splash at a time!

DSH is a leader in the aquatic industry through our experienced and personalized teaching styles that engages children and adults in the aquatic setting.    At DSH we specialize in making sure safety, comfort and personal touch is given to each and everyone whom comes to our facilities.   DSH – Is a home and a welcoming place for everyone.

Davina’s Swim House is an seeking energetic, motivated, self-starting Deck Supervisor in a full-time capacity within our growing swim school.


  • Supervise and support swimming lessons to ensure quality and consistency of swimming instructors and programs
  • Review, on an ongoing basis, lesson plans and progress evaluations of aquatic instructors
  • Visible to parents and staff during programs/shift
  • Ensures level confirmations with parents and follow up with any discrepancies.  Ensure accuracy of levels in system.
  • Provide a high standard of customer service to all participants
  • Addresses customer concerns in a timely manner, ensuring complaints are documented and if unable to resolve, ensure next level is aware to follow up.
  • Assigning of instructors to classes and accuracy in system.
  • Communicate with Manager of Aquatics and Programs and In-water Head Instructor of class/instructor changes or make up lessons.
  • Maintain accurate, up- to-date progress sheets and records for participants and instructors
  • Ensure report cards are accurately completed and ready to be published on time.
  • Assist Manager of Aquatics & Programs with staff evaluations
  • Assist with staff trainings
  • Fulfil all the functions of an Instructor/Lifeguard as necessary.
  • Ensure all safety and life guarding procedures are adhered to and, in the event of an emergency, respond as trained by the Association
  • Enforce all rules and regulations and maintain order as a proactive approach to ensuring safety and accident prevention
  • Keep Daily Log up-to-date and accurate
  • Set up and take down lesson bins, lane ropes and other equipment as required checking that equipment is safe and in good repair. Report immediately all malfunctions and remove the damaged equipment from circulation
  • Safety-check lifesaving equipment prior to each shift
  • Assist in the supervision and leadership of new instructor/guards, volunteers and instructor mentors
  • Performs required maintenance duties, including but not restricted to: opening/closing the facility, change room/washroom checks, cleaning and disinfecting, pool chemistry tests, vacuuming, balancing of pool and pool fouling clean up.

Required Qualifications

  • Previous experience supervising in an aquatic role
  • Current Lifesaving Society Swim or Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Awards
  • Current Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructor Award
  • Current lifeguard award
  • Current Standard First Aid Award
  • Davina’s Swim House Instructor certification (to be obtained after onboarding)
  • Bronze Examiner an asset
  • Must attend and successfully complete related mandatory and sessional training sessions 
  • Acceptable Police Check for Vulnerable Sector


  • Child and Youth Focused: Commits to assisting the personal growth and development of children and youth.
  • Communication: Communicates in a thorough, clear and timely manner to support information sharing.
  • Concern for Health and Safety: Acknowledges and understands how to manage and educate others of risk and harm reduction.
  • Creativity and Innovation: Develops new ways or adapts existing ideas to help achieve desired result
  • Relationship Building and Collaboration: Builds positive interactions, both internally and externally, to build enthusiasm and appreciation to achieve work related goals.
  • In addition to the above competencies the Association Core Competencies are required, Commitment to Organization Vision and Values,
  • Diversity, Integrity, Teamwork


Contact Information

Katie Williams
Manager of Aquatics & Programs

Special Instructions

  • Interested applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume to 

  • The ideal candidate will start in December to prepare for the upcoming Winter session however, applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.