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Russell Aquatics Swim School
in Markham
invites applications for the position of
Aquatic Supervisor

Friday, December 31, 2021

Job Description

Searching for a fun and rewarding career with the opportunity for growth? We’re looking for a friendly, upbeat and experienced aquatic supervisors that exemplify what it means to be a part of the Russell Aquatics team! We’re all about creating long-lasting relationships with our students and swim families and ensuring each and every student’s swim journey is one filled with positivity, fun and progress.


As an aquatic supervisor, you will:


  • Provide exceptional customer service to every person who walks in the door
  • Ensure the operation of a safe aquatic environment, including maintenance of pool chemicals and overall facility
  • Oversee and ensure the safety of all aquatic team members and students
  • Quickly resolve any pool-related emergencies or issues 
  • Oversee the smooth operation of the pool during lessons, including but not limited to instruction, students, teaching and parental matters such as feedback
  • Oversee instructor completion of student evaluations 
  • In- water mentorship of instructors and ensuring the teaching standard is being met throughout the session
  • Work with administrative staff to ensure that online database reflects accurate information with regard to student level, classes, attendance and more
  • Assist in resolving any client issues that may arise 
  • Complete and deliver instructor evaluations

Successful candidates will be assigned a portfolio which may include:


  • Updating staff lesson plans
  • Scheduling staff for shifts
  • Training of current staff, onboarding new staff and updating training materials
  • Planning and running of seasonal aquatic staff trainings
  • Ensuring staff qualifications are kept up-to-date and notifying them of upcoming expiry
  • Keeping inventory of equipment and ordering any pool related equipment or supplies
  • Scheduling leadership courses and securing trainers or instructors
  • Oversee Health and Safety program and completing monthly inspections
  • Act as primary contact for overall pool maintenance including scheduling maintenance visits and managing day-to-day pool operations
  • Ensuring cleanliness of pool deck and pump rooms


Think this could be the right position for you? Email your resumé to! We’d love to hear from you!


Required Qualifications

Candidate requirements include:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in an aquatic supervising role
  • Standard First Aid & CPR C
  • National Lifeguard Certification
  • Lifesaving Society - Swim Instructor
  • Lifesaving Society - Lifesaving Instructor
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills
  • Bronze Medal Examiner - Appointed by Lifesaving Society an asset
  • Advanced Leadership qualifications considered an asset
  • Experience in operating pool or CPO certification considered an asset


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