WATERSPORTS INSTRUCTOR/CAMP LEADER

City of Brampton - Brampton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description

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WATERSPORTS INSTRUCTOR/CAMP LEADER

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Reporting to the Camp Specialist/Director/Recreation Programmer/Recreation Coordinator, Instructors are responsible for planning, organizing and implementing a high quality program that is stimulating and enjoyable for all participants. Responsible for the safety and wellbeing of registered participants at all times.

Plan, organize and deliver high quality safe and stimulating watersport lessons for all levels of participants.
Keep current with industry trends and class formats
Maintain complete vigilance while on duty and be ready to respond to any emergency situation
Provide a high level of front line customer service including greeting and engaging participants
Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (eg. attendance, incident/accident reports, opening and closing procedures)
Maintain a safe and tidy program space ensuring equipment is set-up and stored appropriately
Report all concerns, accidents and incidents to immediate supervisor for follow up and take appropriate action
Maintain an understanding of facility programs and services
Maintain an understanding of department programs and services
Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff
Attend meetings/training as required
Performs other duties as assigned

SELECTION CRITERIA:
Minimum 16 years of age
Related technical and practical experience
Swimming experience is considered an asset
Canoe, kayak or paddle board experience is considered an asset
Current Bronze Cross or National Lifeguard, considered an asset
Current Standard First Aid / CPR C from an accredited organization, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire
High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development or Sport Certification, considered an asset
Exceptional customer service and communication skills

Additional criteria required for Camps with Swimming Instruction:

Current Lifesaving Society Swimming Instructor or ability to obtainin within 1 month of hire
Current Lifesaving Society Lifesaving and Emergency First Aid Instructor, considered an asset

**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Job status: Part-time

Hourly rate: $16.00

Applications must be received by March 21, 2020

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above, by March 21, 2020 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate at their own expense to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

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