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Program Assistant - Aquatics, Full-Time


Posting No: 2018-23
Posting Date: July 30, 2018
Posting Expiry Date: until filled

Strathcona Regional District has an opening for two full-time Program Assistants - Aquatics. Under the direction of the Aquatic Coordinator, the Program Assistant - Aquatics will provide direction and support to lifeguard and instructional staff. The Program Assistant – Aquatics will be the lead hand providing shift supervision and direction to on duty staff. It is the role of this position to ensure that staff are following established protocols, that the programs are operating safely, and the facility is properly prepared for the enjoyment and satisfaction of all patrons. The work also involves being part of regular lifeguarding rotations, teaching specialized and standard aquatic programs.
 
Successful candidates will be required to complete a criminal record check and become a member of the United Steel Workers, Local 1-1937. The current rate of pay for this position is $25.03 per hour.
 
REQUIRED EDUCATION
  • Completion of grade 12
  • One-year certificate in recreation, health & wellness, supervisory or leadership, business management or an equivalent combination of courses
 
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
  • Must be Lifeguard/Instructor III with leadership experience or equivalent combination of experience
 
REQUIRED LICENCES AND CERTIFICATES
  • BCRPA Aquatic Fitness certificate or equivalent
  • National Lifeguard award
  • Water Safety Instructor award
  • Lifesaving Instructor award
  • Standard First Aid
  • CPR Level C with AED (current within the year)
 
REQUIRED LICENCES AND CERTIFICATES WITHIN ONE YEAR OF HIRING
Candidates will have one year from the date of hiring into the position to attain the following additional certifications:
  • National Lifeguard Instructor certificate/Recertification Conductor
  • First Aid Instructor award
  • Pool operator 1 certificate
  • Pool operator 2 certificate
 
HOW TO APPLY:
Please forward your cover letter, resume and copies of your certificates to corporate@srd.ca quoting “Posting 2018- 23 Program Assistant - Aquatics, Full-Time” in the subject line of your application.


Location: Campbell River, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: July 30, 2018, 2:12 pm
Expires: August 30, 2018, 4:30 pm