Aquatics and Juniors Coordinator

Closing date: 
September 21, 2019
Job Description: 

The Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club (“the Club”) is the city’s premier racquets, fitness, and social Club. Located just a few minutes from downtown, the Club offers exceptional tennis, badminton, squash, fitness and aquatics programming for over 4,000 members, along with a variety of social events with upscale-casual dining in 3 restaurants.

We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as Aquatics and Juniors Coordinator.


You will be responsible for the hiring, training and scheduling of Aquatics and Juniors Staff.  You will lead the seasonal multi-sport camp staff with planning, promotion and execution of the camps during spring and summer breaks.  This position also maintains records and submits payroll and monthly billing, and provides supervision, guidance and direction to all Aquatics and Juniors staff.    In addition to coordinator duties, you will also work as a Lifeguard and Instructor as required. 

This is a permanent, full-time position (40 hours per week).  The position requires approximately 30 hours per week in an administrative role, and approximately 10 hours per week lifeguarding/instructing.


Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Creates and manages the staff schedules for Aquatics and Juniors staff
  • Manage all Member correspondence with regards to aquatics programming, responds to all Member phone calls and emails within 24 hours
  • Manages staff inquiries and requests
  • Administers bi-weekly payroll for aquatics and juniors staff
  • Orient and train new staff members including appropriate attire, safety procedures, and Club rules/policies; conduct ongoing training sessions for aquatics staff
  • Maintain staff records regarding certification and training requirements
  • Evaluate staff including evaluation of lifeguarding and instructor duties
  • Monthly aquatic and childminding billings
  • Provide content for bi-monthly club newsletter and program guide

Junior Programs Responsibilities:

  • Market & promote Junior programs and events
  • Hiring, scheduling, and training staff for Childminding and Multi-Sport Camps (spring break and summer)
  • Plan and execute Spring Break and summer Multi sport camps
  • Work with the Programs Manager to plan and execute special events such as Sunday with Santa, Halloween, Easter, Canada Day, and summer Kids’ Pool Party
  • Plan and execute private events such as birthday parties including member correspondence, coordination with the Food & Beverage team, party leader staffing, and billings
  • Assist the Programs Manager with planning, promotion, and execution of Red Cross Babysitter courses

Lifeguard & Instructor Responsibilities:

  • Provide a safe environment and control pool environment for all patrons of the pool while courteously enforcing all pool rules, policies, procedures
  • Assist the Programs Manager and Operations Manager with daily facility and staff operation as needed
  • Complete daily maintenance tasks, to keep pool and pool area clean and tidy, such as monitoring pool chemistry levels
  • Monitor and review incident reports, performing follow up with staff and Members where necessary
  • Create appropriate lesson schedule each term
  • Assessment of children ensuring enrollment in proper levels according to their abilities; complete evaluations with Red Cross standards
  • Create and maintain database with Children’s lesson levels
  • Order and maintain Red Cross supplies as needed
  • Be present at the pool and engage with members and staff


  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a lifeguard/instructor
  • Supervisory experience, specifically of aquatics staff, an asset
  • Must have NLS pool option, CPR-C, Standard First Aid and Water Safety Instructor
  • Life Saving Instructor certification is preferred
  • Experience in program planning and execution
  • Experience in planning and executing special events
  • Proficient in MS Word & Excel


  • A positive leader with a can-do attitude
  • High attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Strong guest service and interpersonal skills, maintains professionalism with members and peers
  • The ability to be pro-active and self-motivated
  • Team focused, collaborates and communicates with peers positively

At Vancouver Lawn, we offer a positive and friendly environment, competitive wages, medical benefits, employee meals and free parking.

If you are someone who has a passion for sports and recreation, people, and delivering outstanding service, we'd love to hear from you!

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those shortlisted will be contacted for an interview.  To apply, please click the following link.


Contact Info
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia