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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Aquatic Leader – Permanent Full Time (40-hours per week)

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Canadian Recreation Excellence Corporation is proud to have been selected by the City of Chilliwack to operate the City’s Recreation Centre’s (Chilliwack Landing Leisure Centre, Cheam Leisure Centre and Rotary Outdoor Pool) beginning in October 2015. We are in search of honest, hard-working, enthusiastic staff who are “Serious about Fun!”


Under the direction and supervision of the Manager of Recreation Program Services, Facility Manager and General Manager, the Aquatic Leader will be responsible for ensuring that our patrons have a safe, enjoyable and FUN swimming experience while at our facilities. The Aquatic Leader will be responsible for training, mentoring, coaching and supervision of their Aquatic staff. As the Aquatic Leader you will assist with providing high quality programs and service to our patrons and guests and will work as a member of the Health, Fitness and Recreation program team.


Aquatic Leader – Permanent Full Time (40-hours per week)

We are looking for an energetic, enthusiastic and motivated Aquatic Supervisor who possesses the following qualifications:

  • Lifesaving NL Pool Option
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C/AED
  • WHMIS Training
  • Pool Operator Level 1 & 2
  • Completion of Grade 12
  • Exemplary Customer Service Training
  • 1-2 year of Supervisory or Programming skills and experience
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
  • Ability to follow directions and work with minimal supervision
  • Works well as a team player as well as independently
  • Stamina, Energy and Willingness to learn and provide a safe and enjoyable aquatic facility

The following qualifications would be an asset:

  • NL Waterpark
  • Water Safety Instructor Trainer
  • NL Instructor & NLS Recert Conductor
  • Lifesaving Instructor or Lifesaving Instructor Trainer
  • Lifesaving First Aid Instructor or Lifesaving First Aid Instructor Trainer (or Red Cross)
  • AquaFit Instructor (BCRPA or CALA)

Your duties could include, but not limited to:

  • The ability to model appropriate behaviours as outlined in Organization’s 7 Unifying Principals – Unconditional Respect, Unconditional Trustworthiness, Team Work, Open, Forthright Communication, Perpetual Growth, Reverence for the Client & Company and Humour & Goodwill.
  • Oversee all pool operations
  • Supervise all scheduled lifeguard and swim instructors as well as Aquatic related programs/services, such as swim lessons, advance courses and inservice training
  • Perform or supervise routine pool cleaning and maintenance
  • Provide excellent customer service to the public at all times
  • Greet all guests, patrons and customers in a pleasant and friendly manner as well as answer questions about the facility and its programs and services as needed
  • This position is scheduled for days, evenings and weekends.
  • Perform all other related duties as required

Candidates require passion and experience in the delivery of exceptional, creative swimming instruction in a child centred learning environment, as well as the ability to oversee programs, services and special events as required.

Wage is dependent on experience: $14.00-$16.00 per hour. Employment includes a Family Facility Membership along with additional training and education.

The successful candidates will require a Criminal Record Check and Working with Vulnerable Persons search prior to commencing work. As well as, maintain a clean Criminal Record to remain on staff.

Please submit applications including cover letter and resume outlining why you want to be an Aquatic Supervisor with Recreation Excellence by emailing Shawn Bourgoin, General Manager (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). If you have any questions regarding this position or Recreation Excellence, please email Shawn.

Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those under consideration will be contacted for an interview.

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