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Lifesaving Society Ontario
in Toronto
invites applications for the position of
Information Services Member Data Specialist

Thursday, February 9, 2023

Job Description

The Lifesaving Society Ontario is seeking a logic-minded, “people-person” who has a working knowledge of relational database functions, likes working with numbers, reconciling accounts and helping other users.

Job Type:

Permanent, Full-time


400 Consumers Road (Hwy 401 & Victoria Park Ave.), Toronto, Ontario This is an onsite position.


Monday to Friday, 35-hour work week


Some evening and weekend work may be required

Salary & benefits:

$67,687 annually plus benefits.

To apply:

Send resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Application deadline:

End of day, TBC

Job Responsibilities

Reporting to the Senior Information Services Officer, the Information Services Member Data Specialist:

  • Updates database tables, creates queries and reports.
  • Writes and executes SQL queries; creates reports; verifies and analyzes results.
  • Manages mass e-mailings and mailing lists using mail distribution software.
  • Administers and reconciles programs and explains reconciliations to customers.
  • Administers organization members setup and ensures consistency with accounting system.
  • Provides technical support, assistance and training to users of our custom membership software and web query tool.
  • Actively participates in user testing of custom software development.
  • Creates documentation and user guides.
  • Researches, evaluates, recommends, organizes and keeps records
  • Responds to internal and external inquiries (in-person, via e-mail and phone).

Required Qualifications

Possession of the following knowledge, skills and experience will enable the selected applicant to perform the major job functions successfully.

  • Educational background or equivalent experience in computer technology or a related field
  • Experience in working in technology and supporting users
  • Experience working with relational databases and database tables
  • An understanding of SQL statements
  • Working knowledge of PIPEDA and CASL
  • Intermediate (Advanced) knowledge and experience using the Microsoft Office suite, particularly Excel
  • Experience working with numbers, calculating and reconciling; experience explaining reconciliations to customers
  • Experience using mail list software (Mail Chimp) an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills in English; French a definite asset
  • Interaction with the Lifesaving Society as an award holder, volunteer or affiliate contact an asset
  • Prefers working in-house in a team environment
  • At ease with a job that requires a variety of skills and initiative to solve problems
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced environment and to deadlines
  • Detail oriented, accurate, problem solver, team player
  • Eligible to work in Canada


The Lifesaving Society is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a diverse and inclusive work environment that embraces teamwork and collaboration with a focus on service excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified candidates. If selected for an interview, please inform us of any accommodation you may require during the process.

As per the Lifesaving Society Ontario Vaccine policy all staff are required to have two doses of a Health Canada approved COVID-19 vaccine. The successful candidate must provide proof of full vaccination along with a signed Consent to Disclosure of Vaccination Records Form.

Contact Information

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Further information is available from Wendy Mahony (416) 490-8844 ext:231 or


About the Lifesaving Society

The Lifesaving Society Ontario is a full-service provider of programs, products and services designed to prevent drowning. We save lives and prevent water-related injury through our training programs, Water Smart® public education, drowning prevention research, aquatic safety management and lifesaving sport. Each year, more than 1,000,000 Canadians participate in the Society’s swimming, lifesaving, lifeguarding and leadership programs.

To learn more about the Lifesaving Society visit our website or follow us on social media.