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City of Iqaluit
in Iqaluit
invites applications for the position of
Aquatics Program Supervisor

Friday, September 30, 2022

Job Description

Employment Opportunity

Title: Aquatics Program Supervisor

Department: Recreation

Status: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $63,653.18 per annum, 35 hour/week


Allowance: $20,907.43 per annum

Union Status: Unionized

Closing Date: Open until filled

Reporting to the Aquatics Program Manager, the Aquatics Program Supervisor is responsible for implementing recreational and instructional aquatics programs to meet the needs of the community. They will be responsible for lesson schedules, registration, staff scheduling, training and development of instructors and lifeguards. They will perform lifeguarding duties and instruct swimming lessons. They must understand and embody the core competencies of the Recreation Department and have advanced communication skills. They must also possess the ability to listen effectively to concerns and complaints, in order to provide high quality conflict resolution with guests, staff and the general public.

Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • National Lifeguard
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C
  • Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor
  • Lifesaving Society Instructor / Examiner
  • Lidesaving Society Standard First Aid Instructor / Examiner
  • Nunavut Class 5 Drivers License


Preferred Education, Skills and Knowledge:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • A minimum of 2 years of directly related experience in a supervisory role
  • General knowledge of pool operations
  • A minimum of 2 years as an instructor and lifeguard
  • Experience planning courses (Bronze or higher)
  • Knowledge and experience in working as part of a team
  • Excellent people skills
  • Must be able to maintain the required certifications

The following are considered assets: National Lifeguard Instructor and Examiner, Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor Trainer, Pool Operations Level 1, Lifesaving Society Examiner Mentor, AST Instructor (Lifesaving Aquatic Supervisor Training), Lifesaving Society Aquatic Facility Inspector, High Five (PCD), Quest Evaluator, Aquafit certification (CALA, Canfit, Waterart, AQX), NCCP coaching Level 1, and experience working with a recreation management system.

Equivalencies that include a combination of education, knowledge, skills and abilities to formal education may be considered.

Due to the nature of this position, a satisfactory Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check are required of this position.

Contact Information

Please visit our website to apply.

Special Instructions

The City of Iqaluit embraces the intent and spirit of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.  Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit; Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive consideration under this agreement.

Only those selected to interview will be contacted