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City of Yellowknife - Part-Time Casual Lifeguards, Pool Assistants, Cashiers, and Instructors

The City of Yellowknife is currently seeking qualified individuals to work part-time casual hours as Lifeguards, Pool Assistants, and Instructors with the Community Services Department.

Under the direction of the Pool Supervisor, Pool Staff provide constant safety supervision, assist with special events, and complete necessary administrative work associated with programs, accidents, incidents, and cleaning.

The successful incumbent must possess some of the following:

  • National Lifeguard Service
  • Current First Aid Award/ CPR Basic Rescuer
  • Bronze Cross/Bronze Medallion
  • Water Safety Instructor

Town of Hay River - Recreation Program Aide – Casual

Reporting to the Recreation Programmer, the Customer Service Clerk/Recreation Programmer Aide will assist in providing a strong positive image for the Recreation & Community Services Department. The primary role encompasses reception, cashier, programmer aide and clerical duties at the Recreation Centre.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum high school diploma;
  • Knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Word, and Excel;
  • Ability to respond to inquiries from the public and provide superior customer service;
  • Cash handling and cashier experience;
  • Assist Recreation Programmer with correspondence, reports, and other duties assigned; and
  • Willingness to attend training and learn new skills.

Compensation – $20.08 per hour

Successful applicants will require a Criminal Records Check

Applicants must include a detailed resume and cover letter, which can be submitted in person or through email to humanresources@hayriver.com.


Town of Hay River - Senior Lifeguard/Instructor

The Town of Hay River is accepting applications for the position of Senior Lifeguard/Instructor on a permanent full-time basis.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining a culture of safety and enjoyment at the Aquatic Center by:
    • Informing the public of potential hazards near/around water and in the pool area through proper supervision & appropriate information sharing;
    • Monitoring and enforcing safe actions and behavior near and around the pool by patrons;
    • Promoting safety – in and out of the water – and at the pool as well as in the great outdoors;
    • Performing rescues as required; and
    • Examining injured persons & administer first aid or cardiopulmonary resuscitation, if necessary, using training methods, medical supplies and equipment.
  • Instructing all programs including aqua fit (preference to Aqua Fitness Certification) and swimming skills to clients of all ages and skill levels;
  • Maintaining facility to ensure swimming pool is safe and clean; and
  • Other tasks as required.

Desired Qualifications: (equivalencies will be considered)

  • High school Diploma;
  • Aquatic Emergency Care (SFA) & CPRC;
  • National Lifeguard – Pool;
  • Swim Instructor / Examiner;
  • First Aid Instructor, WHMIS training, emergency procedures training;
  • Life Saving Instructor / Examiner;
  • Life Saving CPR Instructor / Examiner; and
  • Fitness Certification/Aqua-fitness Certification.

Compensation:

  • $24.93 to 32.60 per hour based upon a 40 hour week;
  • Plus an annual housing allowance of $500.00 per month.
  • The Town of Hay River offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Applications must include a resume and cover letter which can be submitted by email to humanresources@hayriver.com. 

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