The Town of Innisfail is seeking an energetic and reliable individual for the position of Head Lifeguard/Swim Instructor. This is a full-time permanent position with the Aquatic Centre department of the Community Services Department. Under the supervision of the Aquatic Supervisor, this position is responsible for lifeguarding, instruction, shift supervision and general operations of the Aquatic Centre.
Key Responsibilities include:
Supervise and participate in the work which the Innisfail Aquatic Team needs to perform
Perform administrative duties as required
Perform general janitorial duties as required
Perform general understanding of the pools filtration system and be able to trouble shoot issues that may arise with mechanics or water quality.
Understand and monitor water chemistry in the facility; correct deficiencies
Communicate effectively with the Aquatic Supervisor, and co-workers and the public
The ability to take a leadership role and direct staff and patrons during emergency situations
Supervise staff on respective shifts
Other duties as required
Minimum 2 years of experience in an aquatics facility as a lifeguard and swim instructor is required
Possession of valid certifications in the following:
Current Standard First Aid and CPR
National Lifeguarding (NL) Award
Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
Lifesaving Instructor (LSI)
AARFP Swimming Pool Operator Level 1 & 2 Certificates are an asset.
NL, WSI, First Aid Trainer Certificates are an asset
Successful criminal record check, hold valid Alberta driver’s license and provide a clean drivers abstract
Demonstrated excellent communications skills
Demonstrated ability to work with a high degree of independence and organization
The Town of Innisfail offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefits package. This posting will remain open until a candidate is found.
Qualified applicants are invited to submit a PDF version of their resume to:
Town of Innisfail
Attention: Erica Vickers, Finance Manager
4943 53 Street, Innisfail, Alberta, T4G 1A1
Email: [email protected]
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.