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Job Summary: To provide specialty Aqua Fitness instruction.
Machines and Equipment Used: First aid kit, pool testing kit, recreation, rescue and various office equipment.
Season(s): All
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Responsibilities:

  • Provides specialty Aqua Fitness instruction.
  • Plans, designs and implements a specialized Aquafitness class, for all ages and abilities.
  • Ensures that the equipment is in place and operational and that the equipment is stored away after use.
  • Ensures compliance with Ontario Health Regulations and all relevant legislation and Policy and Procedures manuals.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Reports any situations and/or areas of concern to supervisor.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies and comply with Divisional/City policies and procedures.
  • 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.

Qualifications:

  • Technical knowledge of the properties of water, and water exercise design.
  • Current Aquatic Fitness Certification in one of the following: WaterArt - Aquafit Instructor or Canadian Aquafitness Leaders Alliance Inc. - Aquafitness Leader or Equivalent certification as reviewed by Aquatic Committee.
  • Current Specialty Aquatic Fitness Certification in one of the following: Yoga, Tai Chi, Pre Post Natal, Seniors, Arthritis, Rehabilitation Specialist, Personal Training, Common Movement Disorders, Mind Body, Kids Instructor or equivalent certification as reviewed by Aquatic Committee.
  • Must attend and successfully complete related mandatory and in-service training sessions - New Employee Orientation (NEO) or Returning Employee Orientation (REO).
  • Must produce original current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
  • You 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 will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
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