Full Time Lifeguard and Swim Instructor

Closing date: 
April 15, 2019
Job Description: 

Location:  H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre
Compensation:  $14.55 - 17.46 / hr

  • 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Paid sick days
  • Sick days for family members
  • Extended health & dental benefits
  • Annual YMCA Pension contribution of 5%
  • Gym Membership (for you and your family!)

Schedule:  Full Time,

  • Sunday - Wednesdays

Start Date:  ASAP  
 
We are seeking a full-time Lifeguard/Swim Instructor who is energetic, personable, resourceful, well-organized, with superior interpersonal skills, and excels in a fast-paced, challenging work environment. Reporting directly to the Aquatic Supervisors and Manager, the Swim Instructor/Lifeguard is a key team member to the Aquatic Department.
The Lifeguard/Swim Instructor is responsible for the safety of others, for teaching, and instilling the Y's core values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty in Y staff and members. The Lifeguard/Swim Instructor maintains a safe and clean work environment and delivers aquatic programs during assigned shifts.  The Lifeguard/Swim Instructor works as part of a large dynamic aquatics team, while building positive relationships with members.
 
Major Responsibilities:

  • Performs on deck lifeguarding of members and the public
  • Delivers exceptional aquatic swim lessons, programs, and courses to members
  • Develops swim lesson plans
  • Completes reports, statistics, records, etc. as needed
  • Work as part of a staff/volunteer team, ensuring a welcoming environment and excellent customer service
  • Maintains a clean and safe working environment
  • Ensures all awards or certifications are kept up to date
  • Performs other related work as required

 
Qualifications:

  • National Lifeguard Service Certification-Pool Option
  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR- C
  • AED Responder must be completed within 3 months after hire (must be Lifesaving Society certification)
  • YMCA Canada Swim Instructor or Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • Upon request provide 3 references.  A minimum of 2 will be professional in nature (e.g. Employer, Supervisor or Colleague.
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than [six (6) months] preceding your start date. The YMCA will provide applicable instructions and paperwork.

 
Competencies:

  • Commitment to Mission, Vision and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision and values of YMCA of Okanagan.
  • 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: Works proactively to develop positive relations with participants, staff, and volunteers to encourage personal growth.

Application Process:
Please apply through the link below, with cover letter and resume addressed to:
Carrie Worrall
Aquatics Manager
 
https://bit.ly/2F2NR8d

Contact Info
Information Phone: 
250-764-3323
Registration Phone: 
250-764-4040 ext 0
Address: 
4075 Gordon Drive
City: 
Kelowna
Province or Territory: 
British Columbia
Postal Code: 
V1W 4Z1