Job title: Part-Time Casual Lifeguard or Instructor

Company: City of Yellowknife

Job description: The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. The City is committed to hiring a diverse and skilled workforce that is representative of the community, strengthening our ability to provide high quality services and excellent customer service to residents. In addition, the City of Yellowknife is committed to reconciliation and implementing actions intended to increase the number of Indigenous peoples who work for the City. The City of Yellowknife welcomes applications from all qualified candidates, and encourages Indigenous persons, visible minorities and persons with a disability to self-declare when submitting their application. We are currently seeking responsible and enthusiastic individuals to assume the part-time, casual positions of Lifeguard with the Community Services Department.Reporting to the Pool Supervisor, as a Lifeguard, you will learn and become proficient in safe and proper lifeguard techniques (using NL standards) with the main emphasis on patron safety, providing high quality customer service and pool supervision and/or instruction to all pool patrons. Other duties may include: responding to incidents that occur in the facility, actively participating in mandatory in-service training events, and carrying out regular checks of the change room and general guard area.If you have the qualifications to be an Instructor in addition to a Lifeguard, you will also learn and become proficient in safe and proper techniques in teaching swimming lessons (Lifesaving Society Standards) or Aquafit. You may also instruct and prepare aquatic lessons for children, youth, and adults, and evaluate class participant performance, completing progress cards as applicable.Qualifications for Lifeguards include: current National Lifeguard Award, current Standard First Aid with CPR-C, the ability to pass the Building Standards Exam, and a knack for providing top-notch customer service.Required qualifications for Lifeguard/Instructor include: all of the qualifications listed above for a Lifeguard as well as Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor Award and/or Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructor Award.If you’re someone who thrives on responsibility, exudes enthusiasm, and can dive into evening and weekend shifts, then this is the perfect part-time role for you! Join us in making a positive splash in our community – apply now and dive into an exciting new chapter with us!Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: to submit your resume.Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check, including a vulnerable sector check, prior to employment.We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

Location: Yellowknife, NT

Job date: Tue, 26 Mar 2024 02:29:08 GMT