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Employment Opportunities


POOL MANAGER

Accountability: The Pool Manager is accountable to the Facility Manager and the CAO

Positions reporting to the Pool Manager: Senior Lifeguard & Junior Lifeguard

The Manager is required to have the following Certifications:

  • 18 years of age
  • National Lifeguard Service Certificate (NLS)
  • Water Safety Instructor Certificate (WSI)
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C and AED Certificate
  • WHMIS Certification or willingness to obtain

Following would be an asset:

  • Lifesaving Instructor
  • Fitness Instructor Certificate
  • First Aid Instructor
  • National Lifeguard Standard Instructor/Examiner Certificate

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Pool Manager is responsible for supervision of all pool staff and administration of Pool and Water Spray Park programs.
  • Plan and develop programs and use to ensure maximum benefit of the facility for the community
  • Prepare and lead all in-service and promote leadership developmentDevelop school swim lesson schedule
  • Develop a schedule for pool use including: public swims, lessons and other activities
  • Plan and develop pool related activities
  • Coordinate an active community relations campaign to promote poo programs
  • Arrange for advertising of programs
  • Evaluate pool activities
  • Administer programs to ensure budgets and records are maintained in an accurate and timely manner
  • Work with a budget and monitor all expenditures
  • Ensure revenues and fees are collected
  • Prepare a written report of programs and provide end of season report
  • Maintain office files
  • Supervision of all pool staff
  • Observe and evaluate lifeguards while on duty
  • Observe and evaluate swim instructors while on duty
  • Ensure lifeguards and swim instructors meet requirements
  • Prepare staff work schedules
  • Maintain the facility
  • Ensure scheduled water chemistry tests are completed regularly
  • Ensure that all staff working with chemicals are properly trained so that all chemical are handled in a safe and proper manner
  • Ensure lobby, change rooms and deck area are clean
  • Inspect facilities daily to ensure safety standards are maintained
  • Perform other related duties

Hours of work – Based on a 40 hour work week – Additional hours must be pre-approved by the CAO

SENIOR LIFEGUARD

Accountability: The Senior Lifeguard is accountable to the Pool Manager & Facility Manager

 Qualifications:

  • 18 years of age
  • National Lifeguard Service Certificate (NLS)
  • Water Safety Instructor Certificate (WSI)
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C and AED Certificate
  • WHMIS Certification or willingness to obtain

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administrative
  • Maintain comprehensive records on all classes instructed.
  • Ensure all maintenance and test sheets are correctly completed.
  • Advise Head Lifeguard of any materials or supplies required.

In the absence of the Pool Manager

  • Maintain accurate and complete records of attendance.
  • Ensure cash out forms are complete and accurate.
  • Collect user fees and issue receipts.
  • Ensure proper registration procedures are followed for various programs.
  • Facility
  • Perform facility maintenance as scheduled.
  • Complete scheduled water chemistry tests throughout the shift.
  • Check pool change rooms every 20 minutes as per daily maintenance checklist to ensure the following:
    • no guests are loitering
    • clothes are in the lockers
    • overall cleanliness
    • toiletry supplies are available
    • floors are dry (squeegee if necessary).
  • Ensure proper opening and closing procedures are followed.
  • Complete the cash-out report at pool closing.

General

    • Provide guarding supervision for pool programs.
    • Provide Aquatic instruction.
  • Attend all in-services and participate in leadership development.
  • Promote health and safety standards by enforcing pool rules as outlined.
  • Provide minor administrative duties as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Pool Manager.
  • Perform Water Spray Park duties as assigned by the Pool Manager.
  • Be Knowledgeable in pool emergency procedures.

 Hours of Work: up to a 40 hour work week – varied and flexible

Junior Lifeguard

Accountability: The Junior Lifeguard is accountable to the Pool Manager and in the absence of the Pool Manager the most senior pool staff member on shift.

Qualifications:

  • no less than 16 years of age
  • National Lifeguard Service Certificate (NLS)
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C and AED Certificate
  • WHMIS Certification or willingness to obtain

Preferred:

  • Assistant Water Safety Instructor Certificate (AWSI)/or Water Safety Instructor Certificate (WSI
  • Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Administrative
  • Maintain comprehensive records on all classes instructed.

In the absence of a Senior Lifeguard

  • Maintain accurate and complete records of attendance.
  • Ensure cash out forms are complete and accurate.
  • Collect user fees and issue receipts.
  • Ensure proper registration procedures are followed for various programs.
  • Facility
  • Perform facility maintenance as scheduled.
  • Complete scheduled water chemistry tests throughout the shift.
  • Check pool change rooms every 20 minutes as per daily maintenance checklist to ensure the following:
    • no guests are loitering
    • clothes are in the lockers
    • overall cleanliness
    • toiletry supplies are available
    • floors are dry (squeegee if necessary).

General

    • Provide guarding supervision for pool programs.
    • Provide Aquatic instruction.
  • Attend all in-services and participate in leadership development.
  • Promote health and safety standards by enforcing pool rules as outlined.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Pool Manager/Senior Lifeguard
  • Perform Water Spray Park duties as assigned by the Pool Manager/Senior Lifeguard
  • Be knowledgeable in pool emergency procedures.

 Hours of work: varied and flexible

ARBORETUM FACILITY MANAGER

JOB CLASSIFICATION:  Arboretum Facility Manager

DEPARTMENT:      Parks & Recreation / Community Services

JOB STATUS:  Full Time / Part Time

This position will commence on or about April 1, 2018 and will terminate October 31, 2018. The term of the position is under review and may lead to permanent part-time or full-time employment.

SUPERVISOR:  A Named Designate of the Trochu and District Arboretum Society

REGULAR HOURS:  40 hours per week, you may be required to work additional hours during planting and special functions.  There may be some requirement to work on weekends.  You are required to schedule time off in lieu.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

  1. Responsible for the care, operation and maintenance of the Trochu and District Arboretum;
  2. Carry out all planting, weeding, mulching, grooming, and trimming, of plants, trees and bushes;
  3. Work under a Certified Provincial Pesticide Applicator to control the spread of weeds;
  4. Maintain all pathways, green areas, picnic areas, flowerbeds, ponds and buildings with the exception of the Arboretum House which is under a separate contract. However, from time to time you may be required to carry out minor repairs to that building;
  5. Responsible for the annual spring preparation and fall clean-up of the grounds and buildings;
  6. Assist in regular inspections and maintenance of Arboretum equipment and machinery;
  7. Install, maintain, operate and repair irrigations systems;
  8. Operate various pieces of equipment such as lawnmowers, weed whips, light tractors and light single axle trucks, etc.
  9. May be required to assist in the design as well as the preparation, planting and maintenance of flowerbeds, shrubs and trees;
  10. Responsible for scheduling all events at the Trochu Arboretum and Gardens and Visitor Interpretive Center;
  11. Supervise staff, schedule shifts and collect timesheets;
  12. May be required to occasionally assist and work with other Town employees on designated projects;
  13. Responsible for keeping records and drafting reports for supervisors;
  14. May be required to provide reports for Public circulation;
  15. Responsible for provision of services within a budget.
  16. May be required to take courses and attend seminars

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY AND SKILLS:

  1. Successful completion of a Grade 12 diploma or GED certificate;
  2. Courses and/or certificates in horticulture or arboriculture and experience in gardening and /or facility management;
  3. The ability to communicate effectively with the public, supervisors and co-workers;
  4. A minimum two years of experience in the operation, and maintenance of parks or gardens. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered;
  5. Ability to effectively and efficiently operate lawn mowers, weed whips, light tractors, snow blowers,
  6. Ability to understand oral and written instructions;
  7. Experience using computer applications including Microsoft Office software;
  8. A valid Class V Driver’s License.

TO APPLY: Please forward resume to the Town of Trochu at Box 340, Trochu, Alberta, T0M 2C0 or by email to:  secretary@townoftrochu.ca   Include all related experience, two employment references and a short cover letter. Only those candidates considered suitable for the position will be contacted for an interview.  Successful candidates will be required to provide a driver’s abstract and undergo a criminal record check.

Application deadline is March 16, 2018. 

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