The Bulkley Valley Regional Pool & Recreation Centre located in the beautiful town of Smithers in northwestern British Columbia. As the regional service centre for the entire area, Smithers offers many more amenities than you would normally see in a town of this size. Known as the “Town for all Seasons”, Smithers offers outstanding outdoor recreation pursuits. We also have a wide range of urban features, cultural pursuits and recreation opportunities, Smithers truly offers something for everyone.
The facility was built and is operated by the non-profit Bulkley Valley Aquatic Centre Management Society, the facility is owned by the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako features a 4-lane 25m main pool, leisure lagoon, tot pool, hot tub, sauna, fitness studio, indoor
rock climbing wall and squash/racquetball courts.
The Aquatic Leader position offers employees tremendous opportunities to apply and enhance their skills in a positive, rewarding work environment.
We’re looking for responsible, hard working and enthusiastic
individuals with a passion for aquatics and recreation to join and lead our team.
This position is a 36-40 hours per week Tuesday- Saturday or Sunday-Thursday work week. Shifts are set seasonally and vary including morning, evening and weekend shifts based on facility needs. Job duties include on deck lifeguarding/instructing, balancing pool chemistry, training and supervising staff, various administration duties, lesson supervision, special event planning and janitorial duties.
Depending on qualifications and experience, the wage range is $21.98- $22.69per
Following a successful 3-month probation period, this position is eligible to receive a comprehensive medical and dental benefits package and sick pay.
National Lifeguard Service
Water Safety Instructor
Standard First Aid & CPR-C
3+ years lifeguarding experience
First Aid Instructor
Certified AquaFit Instructor
Pool Operator Level I and II
If you wish to pursue this exciting career opportunity please submit a cover letter and resume
by April 21, 2017
Tamara Gillis, Facility Manager Bulkley Valley Regional Pool & Recreation Centre
PO Box 2298, 1316 Toronto St. Smithers BC, V0J 2N0 Fax: 250-847-4248 Email: email@example.com
We wish to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Vecova is a leading edge registered non-profit charitable service and research organization that has been meeting the needs of persons with disabilities and the community-at-large since 1969. We are a recognized leader in the Community Disability Services sector and are an affiliate institute of the University of Calgary. We provide a wide range of supports and services (e.g. Living Supports Services; Employment and Enterprise Services; and Wellness Services) in Calgary and the Bow Valley Corridor for persons with disabilities so they may reach their fullest potential and benefit from the highest possible quality of life.
As part of our Wellness Services team, our Recreation Centre is currently looking for a full time Aquatics Assistant Manager. Reporting to the Recreation Operations Manager, the Aquatics Assistant Manager is responsible for the daily operations and leadership of Vecova’s Recreation area. This will include direct supervision of employees, aquatics programming and daily operational and health and safety needs.
As the Aquatics Assistant Manager, working Sunday-Thursday, you are a front line leader who will be responsible for daily operations including:
Provide leadership, mentor, and manage performance, while building a strong, collaborative aquatic team.
Oversee aquatic programs to ensure quality delivery of Red Cross swim lessons, adult swim lessons, and junior lifeguard club.
Respond to customer concerns in a timely manner and put strategies in place to maintain high customer service standards.
Establish strong working relationships with all recreation supervisors and support staff including the Customer Service
Assistant Manager, Fitness Team Leaders, and Recreation Scheduler.
Backfill for Lifeguards/Instructors as required and act as Duty Supervisor while on shift.
Assist Recreation Operations Manager in determining viability of programs, schedule, and program development.
Develop swim lesson grids for sessions in conjunction with Recreation Operations Manager.
Ensure compliance and familiarity with established regulations and practices of Alberta Pool Regulations, RLSS and
Canadian Red Cross.
Ensure work area, equipment and employees are in compliance with health and safety and legislated requirements and all documentation is completed.
Maintain familiarity and confidence with emergency procedures.
The successful candidate will have:
3 years of lifeguarding and swim instructor experience and 1 year supervisory experience or equivalent.
Working knowledge of ActiveNet registration system.
Group facilitation skills.
Current certification in National Lifeguard-pool certification (NL-pool), Water Safety Instructor Trainer (WSIT) Pool Operations, Standard First Aid/CPR C including AED, NLI considered an asset.
Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting job #21 Aquatics
Assistant Manager. The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Our workforce is diverse and inclusive. We thank all candidates for their interest; however we regret that we are unable to accept telephone inquiries
Club Overview: Royal Glenora Club is a member-owned, private sport and social club, committed to the improvement of its members’ individual and communal quality of life. The Club strives to provide an environment conducive to reaching personal and athletic excellence.
The Royal Glenora Club is seeking an experienced, highly qualified and motivated leader to direct its Aquatics Department. The Aquatics Manager will report to the Director of Recreation, and this individual will be responsible for the supervision of the operations of the aquatics pools through planning, coordination, scheduling, and evaluating a variety of programs specific to aquatics area within the facility.
This is a scheduled, regular, full time position. This position requires a flexible work schedule to including mornings, evenings and weekends.
Conducting orientation and in-service training of staff to ensure an applied understanding of life support programs (emergency procedures) and techniques, lesson instruction, and knowledge of departmental policies and procedures;
Instructing advanced level aquatic instructor and lifeguarding programs acting as a mentor for staff, ensuring established safety and customer service standards are met.
Performing on-deck lifeguarding duties and teaching lessons when required due to staffing levels; and providing input, organizing & supervising special events.
Provides supervision by:
Planning, assigning, supervising, and checking the work of part time and casual employees engaged in instructional and lifeguarding duties;
Participating in the selection, recruitment, training, and development process for Aquatic staff;
Evaluating the work performance of Aquatics staff;
Provides customer service by:
Communicating effectively with staff (aquatic, administration, maintenance) and public, fostering a safe and enjoyable aquatic facility;
Answering enquiries and handling complaints of participants regarding course content and teaching methods of instructors;
Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts.
Provides administrative duties by:
Participating in the planning, organization and promotion of aquatic programs;
Evaluating and recommending changes to a variety of instructional, competitive and recreational aquatic programs for all ages;
Ordering and maintaining program inventory and first aid supplies;
Facilitate swimming lesson administration and data input;
Performing related duties as assigned.
Education: Minimum: Grade 12 Diploma. Preferred: Graduation from a four year college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in Recreation, P.E. or a closely related field;
Proficient knowledge in the areas of lifeguarding, swimming instruction, and emergency procedures;
Current certification as a Life Saving Society Instructor that is valid throughout employment;
Pool Operator Level 1 is required and Pool Operator Level 2 is considered an asset ;
Valid NLS certification;
Valid First Aid or Aquatic Emergency Care/CPR;
First Aid Level C including CPR which includes A.E.D;
Lifesaving Society Instructor Certification (LSI) • National Lifeguarding Services Certification (NLS);
Pool Operators Certification Level 1 with ability to progress to Level 2 ;
Lifesaving Society Aquatics Supervisor Training (A.S.T.);
Demonstrated computer skills to operate spreadsheet and word processing programs;
Functional office computer skills;
Plus three (3) years directly related aquatics experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
Additional Desirable Knowledge and Skills:
Alberta Class 5 Drivers license.
Pool Operators Certification Level 2.
Instructor Trainer-National Lifeguard.
Swim For Life Instructor Trainer.
Oxygen Administration (O2), would be an asset.
High degree of verbal, interpersonal and organizational skills.
Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
Strong supervisory skills.
Considerable knowledge of the Lifesaving Society programs, policies and general pool standards.
Applied Knowledgeable of aquatic standards (AHS).
Ability to lead, train, supervise and evaluate staff.
Sound judgment and problem-solving abilities.
Ability to effectively plan, organize and schedule aquatic program activities.
Ability to define problems areas, establish work methods and monitor tasks.
Exceptional ability to self-motivate and function with minimal direction meeting established timelines.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and conflict-resolution skills.
The ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, YMCA-YWCA staff, members of the general public and external agencies.
Ability to work within, and contribute to, a collaborative team environment.
Demonstrated commitment to customer service.
Applied knowledge of WCB regulations and local pool policy with regards to chlorine gas and other types of emergency circumstances, and safe work practices.
Service Attitude: Identifies needs and wants of members/participants as priority and responds in an effective and timely manner to enhance every person’s Y experience.
Relationship Building: Builds positive interactions both internally and externally to achieve work related goals.
Welcoming: Treats everybody in a friendly and respectful manner. Creates a pleasant, user-friendly atmosphere. Goes out of your way to make people feel at ease and makes an effort to learn the names of staff, volunteers, and patrons.
Quality Focus: Ensures that services criteria for self, staff, and programs are set, reviewed and surpassed regularly to provide excellent service delivery.
The Royal Glenora Club offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package for this full-time position.
Forward your resume and cover letter, highlighting your qualifications relevant to this position, and using “Aquatics Manager” as the subject line, to email@example.com or fax 780-455-8138.
No telephone calls please. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Royal Glenora Club provides equal opportunity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified persons.
Come work in a brand new state of the art Aquatic Facility in Barrhead, Alberta. The pool is attached to the Agrena and the Curling Rink at 5607-47 Street. The Aquatic Centre consists of a 25m 6 lane pool, a fabulous zero depth entry leisure pool with a lazy river, a hot tub and a steam room. The facility is set to open this Spring. We are seeking a Head Guard to fill a Permanent Full Time position. This excellent opportunity comes with full benefits and the opportunity to help build a dynamic aquatic team.
Head Guards Job Summary:
Working with the Aquatic Supervisor, this position is required to provide great public relations, quality guarding/instruction and excellent team building and mentoring skills. This position will include working varying hours in a 40 hour work week. Excellent knowledge of pool chemistry and assisting with the purchasing of supplies, equipment and completing administrative work.
Current NL pool option
NL Instructor would be an asset
Current Swim and Lifesaving Instructor
Standard First Aid with CPR C and AED or AEC
Aquatic Emergency Care Instructor would be an asset
First Aid Instructor would be an asset
Oxygen Administration would be an asset
Aquatic Supervisory Training
Aqua fit Training would be an asset
2 years experience in aquatics preferably in a Team Lead role
Pool Operators Level 1 and 2 would be an asset
Criminal Record Check plus a Drivers abstract will be required as a condition of employment
References must be available on request
Wages will commensurate with qualifications and experience
This Competition will remain open until the right individual is found. We wish to thank all applications for their interest in the position, please note that only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. For more information on the job description please look on the Towns website. www.barrhead.ca
Please forward your resume including qualifications and experience to:
SENIOR SHIFT SUPERVISOR POSITION - FULL-TIME – Permanent Position
Position Summary: This position is responsible for the supervision of lifeguards and instructors while leading and supporting the overall operation of the Aquaplex. The Senior Shift Supervisor works closely with the Aquaplex Manager with close attention to maintaining water and facility cleanliness, public relations, financial reporting and aquatics programming.
The ideal candidate combines a strong background in Aquatics programming and administration with a fun approach that focuses on the safety and enjoyment of all of our clients.
Employment Category: Full Time
Hours Per Week: 37.5 - 40 hrs/week. Shift work includes nights and weekends – based on a compressed work week, and conforming to the Town Policy and CUPE 4604 Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Pay Scale: $22.88 - $26.57 per hour
Benefits: As per the Town’s HR Policy and CUPE 4604 Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Education and Experience: Bondable, Completion of grade 12 or equivalent must possess Standard First Aid/Aquatic Emergency Care and National Lifeguard. Must be 18 years of age or older. Three to five (3-5) years experience as a lifeguard and/or instructor including experience in a supervisory role. Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification or equivalent.
Must be able to provide a current Criminal Record Check.
Complete job description available upon request.
Deadline for Application: Position will be posted until filled