Team Leader - Aquatics

Competition Number: 22193

Job Title: Team Leader - Aquatics

Department: Parks, Recreation and Community Services - Recreation - Gordon Head Recreation Centre - Aquatics

Position Type: Permanent Part Time Position (CUPE Local 2011)

Salary: $26.02/hr and an excellent benefits package

Posted Date: June 10, 2022

Closing Date: July 11, 2022

Last Modified: June 10, 2022, 2:35 pm

Status: Closed


Operating for over 50 years, Gordon Head Recreation Centre takes pride in its long history of serving the community and providing a welcoming environment for all patrons to maintain their physical, mental and social health.  Our greatest asset is a high performing workforce. We provide a healthy, dynamic and safe workplace that consistently attracts top-quality people and enables them to perform at their best. If you are customer service driven and enjoys contributing to a positive team environment, the District of Saanich has an opportunity for you. 

Gordon Head Recreation Centre is seeking an Aquatic Team Leader to provide direction and support to lifeguard staff and may assist in the provision of instructional or recreation programs. The successful incumbent will ensure that on duty staff are working effectively, the program is operating safely, and the facility is properly prepared for the enjoyment and satisfaction of all patrons.  The Team Leader will be the lead hand in the event of any emergency situation. 

Requirements include: completion of Grade 12; minimum two years lifeguarding including two years of teaching experience; current National Lifeguard (NL) Pool Certification; Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification; current (within one year) CPR Certification – Level C; current Standard First Aid; OFA Level 1 and satisfactory police information check with vulnerable sector check. Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer Certification is an asset.

The successful candidate will work varying shifts including early mornings, afternoons, evenings and weekends, minimum 17.5 hours per week (hours/shifts are subject to change).

*As a component of the selection process, testing will be conducted.*

Important Information:

The District of Saanich has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to help keep our employees and community safe. The requirement remains in effect until April 8, 2022 after which, the policy will be suspended. It is important to know that the requirement may be reinstated and unvaccinated employees may not be able to work. In order for the District to respond to any changing vaccination requirements for staff, we request that you verify your COVID-19 vaccination status with us during your first week of employment.


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