Fairfields Swimming Club is now hiring Instructor/Lifeguards for the 2018 season.

Interested? We are accepting job applications for summer employment now. Interested candidates are invited to apply by submitting their resume, cover letter and a list of all relevant qualifications via e-mail by March 30, 2018.

Aquatic Coordinator & Lifeguard

POSITION OVERVIEW

Reporting to the Director of Staffing, the Assistant Aquatic Coordinator & Lifeguard works as part of the Aquatics Team to develop, organize and implement the aquatic programs and special events offered to Fairfields’ members. In addition, you shall perform Lifeguarding and Aquatic Instructor duties to oversee the safety of pool use by and for all members of Fairfields.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with the planning, organization, implementation, promotion and direction of a wide variety of aquatic programs and special events
  • Assist with the smooth operation of aquatic programs, including duties as Lessons Supervisor
  • Assist in the delivery and organization of staff training requirements for new and current staff
  • Assist with preparing and maintaining staff schedules
  • Act as liaison between aquatic staff and the Director of Staffing
  • Assist staff in all aspects of customer service in relation to Fairfields’ members
  • Act as Building Supervisor, when and as required, assisting all departments as necessary
  • Review time sheets submitted by aquatic staff for accuracy and sign off on final time sheet submissions.
  • Supervise and maintain a safe, enjoyable environment for all members, guests and swimmers
  • Maintain current records of aquatic staff awards and certifications
  • Assist the Director of Staffing with the compilation of information for, and preparation of, written and statistical records
  • Respond, as required, to any and all aquatic emergency situations
  • Act as instructor in aquatic programs for all levels of swimmer to registered participants
  • Assist in the development and implementation of all special events as required; including swim meets, theme days, facility rentals, etc.
  • Provide customer service by maintaining cordial and respectful relationships, and interacting in a professional manner, with members, representatives, and external contractors of Fairfields
  • Communicate and enforce all pool and club policies and rules
  • Complete all necessary administrative documentation, as required, in accordance with Fairfields standards and requirements
  • Attend all mandatory pre-season and in-season employee training
  • Work with co-workers on-shift to complete the Opening and Closing Checklists, as appropriate
  • Performs all other duties as assigned by the Director of Staffing

While not guarding, duties include:

  • Greeting all members and ensuring compliance with membership sign-in requirements
  • Manage cash and check-in services for members and guests of Fairfields
  • Mingling with members, guests and potential members
  • Maintaining the water chemistry of the pool by testing the pool water (to be completed by employees on shift every two hours), and adjusting chemical levels as required
  • Ensuring bathrooms are clean and fully stocked
  • Checking the basement for adequate chemical levels and ensuring the pumps are working correctly
  • Periodically empty the filter baskets into the garbage receptacle
  • Conduct “Deep End Tests” (swim two widths of the pool continuously without touching the ground) for members and guests, as required
  • Emptying garbage cans in bathrooms, office and on-deck, and replacing garbage bags into each bin
  • Periodically cleaning the Guard Office, including the fridge and microwave, as required
  • Vacuuming and backwashing the pool as required, or if the scum line is dirty (to be completed only if there are no patrons in the pool)
  • Monitor and maintain recreational supplies, including all pool toys

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Lifesaving Society Swim/Lifesaving/Emergency First Aid Instructor certification
  • National Lifeguard Service certification
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C certification
  • Aquatic Supervisor Training
  • Bronze Cross Examiner
  • Standard First Aid Instructor and Examiner

All qualifications and certifications are to be current and up-to-date throughout the entire period of your employment.

Please Note: Full time hours of work are not guaranteed; Hours are dependent on sufficient program registration. Hours may be affected due to mechanical shut downs and inclement weather at the outdoor pool.

Interested candidates are invited to apply by filling out the application form.  Once that is complete, please submit your resume, cover letter and a list of all relevant qualifications (Lifesaving Society Member ID) via e-mail

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