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Job Summary: To provide specialized aquatic program instruction.
Machines and Equipment Used: First aid kit, pool testing kit, recreation, rescue and various office equipment.
Season(s): All
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  • Provides specialized aquatic program instruction.
  • Plans, implements and conducts safe and educational swimming lessons for a variety of ages.
  • Ensures that appropriate equipment is in place and operational and that the equipment is stored away after use.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
  • Executes emergency procedures and uses safety/rescue equipment.
  • Interacts with the public and staff to provide program information.
  • Ensures compliance with Ontario Health Regulations and all relevant legislation and Policy and Procedures manuals.
  • Performs administrative tasks necessary to support the program, including report cards and work sheets.
  • Perform 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.
  • Follows the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.


  • Coaching Level 1 (Theory, Technical & Practical) or other recognized coaching certification as approved an asset.
  • Specialized certification: Synchronized Swimming, Spring Board Diving, Water Polo, SCUBA/Snorkelling.
  • Current NLS (preferred).
  • 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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