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City of Toronto
in Toronto
invites applications for the position of
Wading Pool Attendant

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Job Description


  • Ensures a safe aquatic environment for wading pool and splash pad patrons through supervision, accident prevention, public education, and public relations.
  • Ensures compliance with Ministry of Health Guidelines for Public Wading Pools and all relevant legislation and policy and procedures manuals.
  • Ensures that the appropriate equipment is in place and operational and that the equipment is stored away after use.
  • Executes emergency procedures and uses safety/rescue equipment.
  • Monitors and controls access to the program.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program and keeps daily logs.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
  • Interacts with the public and staff to provide program information. Promotes activities/events.
  • Takes appropriate action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies as outlined in Divisional policies and procedures.
  • Performs pool and facility maintenance.  (i.e. adds appropriate chemicals (adhering to WHMIS Guidelines), filling, draining, and cleaning of the wading pool).
  • Performs maintenance/janitorial duties including but not restricted to: change room/washroom cleaning and disinfecting, pool chemistry tests, vacuuming, backwashing, chemical balancing, and pool fouling clean up.

Required Qualifications


  1. Current Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross or Lifesaving Society Wading Pool Attendant Certification
  2. Current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation 'C' certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
  3. You possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD).  This is a mandatory course that will be provided to you at no cost upon obtaining a conditional offer of employment. You will be provided with course dates and details at that time.

Contact Information

Toronto East York: Shane Cuthbert -

North York: Dianne Assinck -

Scarborough: Samantha Strowbridge -

West Toronto York: Vahid Javadi

Etobicoke York: Laura Lockman -

Special Instructions

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