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Donalda Club
in Toronto, ON
invites applications for the position of
Aquatics Supervisor (Seasonal, Full-Time)

Sunday, March 31, 2024

Job Description

Donalda Golf & Country Club, founded in 1960, is a prestigious year-round private club that offers a high standard of social, athletic and dining facilities to our members and their families. We are located in central Toronto and accessible by TTC. Our caring and attentive staff members are focused on providing authentic hospitality and meaningful experiences to each and every member and guest. Our Club is a place where high expectations aren't just met they are exceeded by making our members and guests feel special.

We are looking for motivated individuals in Aquatics Supervisor position who are available Full-time from April 2024 to October 2024 (weather dependent) or until the end of the pool season.

If you are passionate about hospitality and take pride in offering exceptional service, we would love to have you be a part of the Donalda team! Our staff members continue to aim higher and show they care about our members, guests and each other to ensure we achieve our goal of creating unforgettable service experiences.

What we offer:

  • Complimentary Staff Meals
  • Complimentary parking
  • Hourly rate: From $25.25
  • Seasonal Bonus (Upon contract completion)
  • Wellness Spending Account (Upon contract completion)
  • One (1) Seasonal Vacant Position available

EXPECTED START DATE: April 29, 2024 (weather dependent)

BLACKOUT DATES: All Summer Long weekends

The Position:

Reporting to the Fitness & Aquatics Manager, the Aquatics Supervisor will perform his/her duties to ensure the overall operation in the Pool department runs safely, efficiently, and productively according to Donalda Club Standards.  The incumbent will be responsible for performing regular lifeguard duties including guarding and instructing while also taking on supervisory/administration duties in the pool department and ensuring excellent member service.

An Overview of Duties and Responsibilities:

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervises the overall operation of swimming pool and pool staff. This includes all lifeguards, pool staff and any personnel doing maintenance on the pool
  • Responsible for training new staff
  • Responsible to prepare work schedules, work rosters and cleaning schedules for all pool staff
  • Handle any questions or complaints guests and members may have to ensure an enhanced experience
  • Evaluate the pool experience on an ongoing basis and recommend methods of improving the facility
  • Execute regular inspections on all service areas and equipment to ensure a clean, safe and above standard environment for members, guests and staff
  • Ensures and maintains a safe and clean swimming pool for use by all Donalda members and guests


  • Enforces all swimming pool rules established by Donalda Club management and board of directors
  • Teaches private lessons to Donalda members
  • Maintains up to date lifesaving and instructing qualifications, taking the initiative to recertify when necessary
  • Maintains effective communication with fellow lifeguard at all times

Required Qualifications

  • Pool hours are from 5:45am until 8:15pm so shifts may fall anywhere within that range
  • Completion of High School Education (Grade 12) is required
  • Standard First Aid & CPR C
  • Lifesaving Society's National Lifeguard certification and Swim Instructor certification
  • Lifesaving Society's Leadership certifications such as Lifesaving Instructor, Bronze Examiner, National Lifeguard Instructor/Examiner, Standard First Aid Instructor/Examiner) is required
  • Knowledge of operation of pool equipment is required
  • Minimum 4 years of aquatic experience
  • Minimum 2 years in a supervisory position as a Head Lifeguard/Aquatics Supervisor
  • Must be able to work under pressure while maintaining composure and performance standard during busy peak periods
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer service skills are required
  • Private Club Experience is an asset and preferred
  • Must be able to work a variety of shifts including days, evenings, weekends and holidays
  • Must be well-groomed, mannerly, friendly and team oriented to ensure a good experience for members and guests
  • Must have a G/G2

Please note that duties will be added, deleted or assigned as required.

Contact Information

To Apply

Please submit your application through Donalda Club Career page by March 31, 2024

We thank all applicants for their interest and will only contact those selected for an interview.

Applicants who do not already have legal permission to work in Canada will not be considered.

Donalda Club is an equal-opportunity employer. We are actively working towards creating a diverse work environment because we believe our teams are stronger with different perspectives and experiences.

Our goal is to be an inclusive, diverse, and a respectful work environment where every person can enjoy a successful career at Donalda. This commitment applies to all candidates and employees regardless of race, ethnicity, citizenship, creed, place of origin, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, family status, marital status, disability, age, and any other protected characteristic. Donalda also provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities or based on a sincerely held religious belief, in accordance with applicable laws. If you need to inquire about accommodation or need assistance with completing the application process, please contact Human Resources.