Join a vibrant outdoor centric community filled with trails and breathtaking nature along the winding river valley of Red Deer, in Central Alberta. Red Deer is an economically dynamic region of Alberta situated directly between Edmonton and Calgary along the vital QE 2 corridor. It’s a perfect blend of small town friendliness and big city conveniences. Host to the 2016 Memorial Cup and the 2019 Canada Winter Games, Red Deer continues to welcome all of Canada with open arms.
Key Responsibilities Include:
The City of Red Deer is currently seeking the right person to fill the Casual position of Lifeguard Instructor. This position is responsible for the following: ensuring safety of aquatic patrons; maintaining a safe, clean and enjoyable facility; and ensuring effective instruction of programs.
As our preferred candidate you will have:
Grade 10 or equivalent – 16 yrs
Possession of the following current certifications – ability to renew qualifications annually or as required by supervisor
National Lifeguard Certificate - Pool Option
Standard First Aid/CPR Basic Rescuer (level C CPR)
Red Cross Water Safety Instructor (WSI)
Ability to exert physical effort demanded by; swimming, pulling patrons from the water, and cleaning.
Ability to handle public relations responsibilities effectively and thoroughly and to be firm and tactful in maintaining aquatic discipline and to respond calmly to emergencies.
Ability to maintain continuous alertness and attention when lifeguarding and to recognize potential problems.
Exceptional customer service skills.
Demonstrated high level of verbal, written, and listening skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with all co-workers, customers (Internal & External), and supervisors.
Ability to perform all duties in full view of the public, and maintain various guarding positions for long periods of time.
Ability to work in conditions which may be noisy and mildly unpleasant.
Ability to work shifts.
Commitment to the City’s Cornerstone Values.
What we offer:
In addition to the competitive wage of $20.68 to $21.90 per hour, we offer a great work environment with a dynamic and dedicated team of likeminded professionals.
If you think this is the job for you; come build your career with The City of Red Deer.