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Job Summary: To ensure a safe aquatic environment for participants through supervision, accident prevention, rescue skills, public education and public relations.
Machines and Equipment Used: First aid kit, pool testing kit, recreation, rescue and various office equipment.
Season(s): All
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Responsibilities:

  • Ensures a safe aquatic environment for participants through supervision, accident prevention, rescue skills, public education and public relations.
  • Ensures the safety and supervision of participants in the pool area.
  • Ensures compliance with the Ontario Health Regulations and all relevant policy and procedures manuals.
  • Ensures that the 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 including cash handling.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
  • 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:

  • Minimum 16 years of age.
  • Current Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard (Pool) 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.
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