The Canada Games Complex hires part-time staff, on an ongoing basis as required, for the following positions:
Lifeguards and Instructors
Under the General Supervision of the Supervisor of Aquatics, safeguards the facility to ensure the public have a safe and enjoyable aquatic experience. Provide safe and enjoyable instruction to program participants according to the standards of the Lifesaving Society.
Qualifications: Current Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard Award, Lifesaving Society of Canada Swim Instructors and Lifesaving Instructors and Standard First Aid with two person CPR.
Aquatic Hiring Try-Outs
The Canada Games Complex has put in place an in-water evaluation of all potential aquatic employees. Aquatic hiring try-outs are conducted to ensure potential applicants have retained the knowledge and skills learned in their lifeguarding and instructor courses. The try-out session will guide candidates through the Canada Games Complex aquatics hiring process. The try-outs include a stroke evaluation, timed rescue swim and retrieval of a weight from 4.93 meters.
There are two possible outcomes from a successful aquatics hiring try-out.
Minimum qualifications for employment as a lifeguard / instructor:
For information, contact Greg Furfaro at firstname.lastname@example.org
Under the general supervision of the Supervisor-Fitness, is responsible for conducting a fitness class and within the range established by the Supervisor of Fitness, uses whatever facilities and equipment are necessary to fulfil this function.
Qualifications: Instructor must have taken a recognized fitness leadership program and/or certification. Preference will be given to candidates with associated experience in group teaching.
Weight Room Supervisors
Under the general supervision of the Supervisor-Fitness, is responsible for the proper guidance and direction of the weight room and multi-training areas.
Qualifications: Must possess an academic and practical knowledge of weight training. Preferred candidate will have gone through a recognized course on weight training.
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Under the general supervision of the Services Supervisor promotes and sells services and merchandise, provides information for telephone and customer inquiries, performs clerical duties.
Qualifications: Grade 11. An ability to communicate tactfully and effectively with the public. Experience in handling money and computer skills are assets. Some post secondary education and/or experience in business, recreation, sports or fitness is an asset.
For information, contact Mary Frankow at email@example.com.
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