Aquatic Leader

Closing date: 
April 15, 2019
Job Description: 

Aquatic Leader
Benefited Full-Time (35 hours per week)
Creston & District Community Complex
We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual for the position of Aquatic Leader at the
Creston & District Community Complex!
The Aquatic Leader (AL), is a member of the Aquatics leadership team.  The AL provides operational supervision of the aquatic area (pools, deck, change rooms, steam room, viewing area, etc.) and monitors pool use to ensure that the daily operation is following department policies and safety standards. In addition,  this position   provides mentorship to staff,  lifeguards and instructs, performs a variety of        custodial and facility maintenance tasks and assists with the operation and delivery of aquatic programs, recreation programs and special events. This role requires the individual to demonstrate strong leadership abilities and possess a functional knowledge of pool chemistry and operating procedures.
Employees at the Creston & District Community Complex can be proud to be a part of a great team working in a modern, award winning facility. The facility boasts a 5000 square foot fitness centre with a 2 lane indoor track, group fitness studio with wood sprung floors,           indoor multi-purpose aquatic centre, hockey and curling arenas, and an on-site physiotherapy clinic.  The successful applicant will be offered full time hours and a generous benefit package which includes health and dental coverage & pension and starts with three weeks of paid vacation time.
The successful candidate will possess communication, leadership, and teamwork skills, and demonstrate initiative and self-motivation.
REQUIRED Knowledge, Skills, QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE include, but are not limited to:
· Current National Lifeguard Award – Pool Option (NL)
· Current Standard First Aid (SFA or equivalent)
· Current CPR “C” (recert annually)
· Current Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
· Current Lifesaving Instructor (LSI)
· Grade 12 Diploma, GED or currently enrolled in school
· Satisfactory criminal record
· Knowledge of the methods, tools and equipment used in lifeguarding
· Knowledge of the lifeguarding rules, regulations and practices
· Demonstrated teamwork and leadership abilities with an ability to effectively communicate with supervisors,                   co-workers, and members of the public
This is a full-time position working 35 hours per week.  The successful applicant must be available to work a varied work schedule which includes day, weekend, and/or evening shifts based on operational needs. The current rate of pay is $19.61 per hour, with a higher rate paid when instructing advanced leadership courses. 
This posting, along with a detailed job description outlining the full scope of required knowledge, skills and abilities, can be found on our website at under Administration, Jobs & Employment Opportunities.  Applications in the form of a resume and cover letter detailing qualifications and experience relative to the position will be accepted by Human               Resources until noon on Monday, April 15, 2019.
Human Resources, Regional District of Central Kootenay
Box 590, 202 Lakeside Drive, Nelson, BC V1L 5R4
E-mail:           Phone: (250) 352-1515

Contact Info
Information Phone: 
Registration Phone: 
312 -19th Avenue North
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia