Job Summary: To ensure a safe aquatic environment for wading pool and splash pad patrons through supervision, accident prevention, public education, and public relations.
Machines and Equipment Used: First aid kit, pool testing kit, rescue and recreation equipment.
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- Ensures a safe aquatic environment for wading pool and splash pad patrons through supervision, accident prevention, public education, and public relations.
- Ensures compliance with Ministry of Health Guidelines for Public Wading Pools and all relevant legislation and policy and procedures manuals.
- Ensures that the appropriate equipment is in place and operational and that the equipment is stored away after use.
- Executes emergency procedures and uses safety/rescue equipment.
- Monitors and controls access to the program.
- Performs administrative tasks to support the program and keeps daily logs.
- Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
- Interacts with the public and staff to provide program information. Promotes activities/events.
- Takes appropriate action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies as outlined in Divisional policies and procedures.
- Performs pool and facility maintenance. (i.e. adds appropriate chemicals (adhering to WHMIS Guidelines), filling, draining, and cleaning of the wading pool).
- Performs maintenance/janitorial duties including but not restricted to: change room/washroom cleaning and disinfecting, pool chemistry tests, vacuuming, backwashing, chemical balancing, and pool fouling clean up.
- Current Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross or Lifesaving Society Wading Pool Attendant Certification
- Current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation 'C' certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
- Must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer can view the City of Toronto's Leadership Guide to find and register for PHCD course.