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Job Number:  38497
YMCA: Lifeguard
Job Posted: Thursday, 28 September 2017
Closing Date: Wednesday, 31 January 2018
(in 102 days)
YMCA of Greater Vancouver
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Negotiable / Flexible
Location: Gibsons, BC Salary: $90.80 per day or part-time hourly rate for local candidates

Date Posted: September 27, 2017

 

Position Title: Lifeguard

Location: YMCA Camp Elphinstone

Terms: Seasonal Contract, Full-time/Part-time available

Salary: $90.80 per day or part-time hourly rate for local candidates

Term: ASAP – Nov 5, 2017

 

Reports To: Outdoor Education Coordinator

 

Nature & Scope:

YMCA Camp Elphinstone is located on the Sunshine Coast near Gibsons, a 40 minute ferry ride from Vancouver. It offers wonderful one-week, two-week and four week camping adventures for campers 5-17 years old. Camp Elphinstone is committed to the development of individual campers through the cabin group process and individual choice activities, waterfront and land based activities and out trips. Camp Elphinstone is home to campers from around the world as well as the Lower Mainland.

 

The Lifeguard will work collaboratively with other members of the YMCA team to provide a safe and fun aquatics environment.

 

Major Responsibilities:

· Provide the required skills and expertise to operate a safe and effective waterfront program, including swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and other waterfront activities

· Lifeguard and supervise swimming and boating activities on the ocean

· Ensure waterfront activities operate with safety as a #1 priority

· Ensure all equipment is safe and in good working order; ensure program areas are hazard-free

· Assist with general maintenance, cleaning and site support duties as required for daily operation

· Represent the YMCA and the Association in a professional manner

· Model appropriate behaviour in line with the Mission, Vision and Values of the YMCA

· Communicate emergency procedures to participants and guests

· Ensure the safety of all members, participants, staff, and property by following YMCA standards/policies/procedures and ensuring they are maintained amongst all participants and staff

· Interact directly with children and encourage interaction between children

· Create and maintain a positive atmosphere and build positive self-esteem and confidence in children

· Maintain an atmosphere of achievement that inspires self and others to succeed at the highest levels

· Maintain a neat, orderly, and clean environment, including all program areas, common spaces, and washrooms

· Remain flexible – willing to learn new skills

· Attend staff meetings, planning sessions and training events as required

· Maintain regular attendance, punctuality and be appropriately dressed and well groomed

 

Requirements:

· Current National Lifeguard certification required

· Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C

· Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six (6) months preceding your start date

· 3 professional references

 

 

 

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Application deadline: Until Filled

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