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Job Summary: To assist in coordinating of the administration, planning, organization, and operation of Aquatic programs offered by Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation.
Machines and Equipment Used: Cash register, safe, Point of Sale equipment, training equipment, first aid kit, communications equipment, recreation equipment, Pool Test kit, rescue equipment and various office equipment.
Season(s): All
District(s): Etobicoke & York District/North York District/Toronto & East York District (Not available in the Scarborough DIstrict)  District map (pdf)
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Responsibilities:

  • To assist in coordinating of the administration, planning, organization, and operation of Aquatic programs offered by Toronto Parks, Forestry and Recreation.
  • Ensures compliance with Ontario Health Regulations and all other relevant legislation and Policy and Procedure manuals.
  • Ensures that facilities are appropriately equipped.
  • Executes emergency procedures and uses safety/rescue equipment.
  • Ensures that all facilities/programs are operating optimally and reports all concerns to supervisor.
  • Performs and/or supervises administrative tasks to support the program including cash handling.
  • Interacts with the public and staff to provide program information.
  • Ensures that all facilities/programs staff levels are properly staffed.
  • Ensures that all staff is qualified and trained in emergency procedures and skills required of their position.
  • Monitors the performance of assigned Aquatic staff.
  • Oversees the planning, organization, and implementation of special events.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
  • Coordinates the implementation of staff training.
  • 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.
  • Ensures staff follow the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.

Qualifications:

  • Current LSSC Swim and LSSC Lifesaving Instructor (including Toronto program update).
  • Current NLS.
  • Current LSSC Aquatic Supervisory Training/Aquatic Management Training or Equivalent preferred.
  • LSSC Examiner to Bronze Cross (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.
  • Valid Ontario Class "G" Driver's license and use of a properly insured automobile.
  • Two summers or two fall, winter, spring terms of experience as Pool In-Charge.
  • 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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