BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Slide Attendant

Recreation & Culture Department

# 19-135                                        


R  Auxiliary – CUPE

$14.96 per hour
December 29, 2019

Position Overview:
We are actively hiring Slide Attendants for our newly renovated pool scheduled to open early 2020. Come and join our great team for this exciting time!

Are you looking for an opportunity to have a flexible schedule which allows you to work a variety of shifts? Hours of work will vary between 6 am - 10pm, 7 days a week, working well for those going to school, those with young children or just like to work around other activities.

We are looking for energetic fun individuals who are ready to dive into this opportunity and provide patrons with a safe and enjoyable aquatics experience.  

This is entry level aquatic work with responsibility for the enforcement of rules and safety of water slide users at an indoor aquatic facility. The position performs minor cleaning maintenance duties, leads aquatics games and activities, assists with setting up program equipment and supplies; and supports minor first aide emergencies. The work is performed under general supervision of a superior who evaluates performance in terms of efficiency and quality of service provided to the public and is evaluated by a supervisor in terms of the effectiveness of attendant and customer relations work.

Education & Experience:
Grade 10 and some related experience working with the public; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Some knowledge and familiarity with aquatics programs.
  • Ability to make decisions and enforce rules and regulations in a confident manner.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in a positive and tactful manner.
  • Ability to be creative and lead games for a variety of age groups and abilities.  
  • Ability to communicate to other aquatic staff in emergency situations.
  • Ability to provide safe operation of the water slide and monitor the flow of riders.
  • Ability to perform duties for extended periods of time.

Licences & Certificates:
  • Bronze Cross.
  • Current Standard First Aid.
  • CPR, Level C/Automated External Defibrillator (AED).

Additional Information:
Hours of work are governed by Schedule B (Q) - based on an eight (8) hour day, forty (40) hour week, may be required to work more than five (5) consecutive shifts in a week or more than forty (40) hours in a week without overtime rates being paid. It is understood that appropriate overtime rates are to be paid only for all hours worked in excess of an average of forty (40) hours a week in a two (2) week period or for all hours worked in excess of eight (8) hours in a shift. As per the Letter of Understanding for the four (4) hour Daily Guarantee contained in Article 22.03 of the Collective Agreement shall be replaced with a minimum of two (2) hour daily guarantee for the Slide Attendant classification.

A Police Information Check is a requirement of the position. A clearance requires the absence of any criminal charges or convictions related to this position. 
This is an ongoing recruitment until all positions are filled. We will be hiring candidates in the following waves!
  • First wave                    September 27
  • Second wave               October 18
  • Third wave                   November 20
  • Fourth wave                 December 30


Location: Maple Ridge, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: September 13, 2019, 3:38 pm
Expires: December 29, 2019, 11:59 pm