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Lifeguard / Instructor: Bedford Pool
Job Type: Summer Positions
Location: Halifax, NS, CANADA;
Job Category: Healthcare Services and Wellness ; Other Healthcare Services and Wellness Jobs
Job Industry: Government and Public Sector
Job Career Level: Student , Entry Level
Year(s) of Experience: <1
Number Of Positions: 10
Date Posted: Feb 14, 2013

Job Posting Date: February 14, 2013
Competition #13-028N


Position Summary:

The Lifeguard / Instructor - Outdoor Pools ensures pool safety through supervision and public education. The Lifeguard / Instructor, Outdoor Pools also performs Lifeguard duties such as checking and maintaining equipment; performing safety supervision; proactively intervening in emergency situations; providing water rescue, first aid and follow-up; maintaining in service training requirements and personal fitness levels as outlined and/or performs swimming instructor duties such as teaching lessons; educating swimmers about hazards and safety; carrying out rescues and follow-up; maintaining reports; planning special events, etc.  The Lifeguard / Instructor supports persons with disabilities (e.g. personal care, lifting procedures, adapting activities, administering medication,etc.) in programs. 

Basic Qualifications:
  • Holds a current National Lifeguard Service Award, Standard First Aid,CPR and Red Cross Water Safety Instructor.
  • Previous NLS Waterfront experience an asset.
  • All candidates who meet the basic qualifications must participate in a Fitness Test consisting of a 500 metre swim.   
  • Previous experience working with persons with disabilities and supervisory skills considered an asset.
Copies of qualifications must be submitted upon hiring.

Conditions of Employment:
Successful completion of all summer training requirements. Successful completion of Lifeguard Waterfront Certification and Oxygen Administration. Screening through the Child Abuse Registry and, if applicable, a Police Records Check.

Wage: $10.30 - $11.75 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay).

Hours of Work: Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule / overtime may be required.
Closing Date: applications will be received up to midnight, March 22, 2013.

As an Employment Equity Employer, the Halifax Regional Municipality is seeking to increase the representation of qualified racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Aboriginal persons in the workplace. HRM encourages applicants to self-identify.

Please Note: Once you have submitted your resume, an on-line questionnaire(s) will appear on your screen and must be completed in order to be considered for this position.

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