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Job Title Aquatic Attendant
Posting Id 227
Department Community Services
Division Recreation and Culture Services
Rate of Pay $14.00 -$14.00 Hourly
Job Type Part Time
Replacement/New Position          New Hire
Posting Type Internal and External
Posting Date 07/31/2019
Application Deadline 12/31/2019


Position Summary

Reporting to the Aquatic Supervisor, the Aquatic Attendants are responsible for assisting Aquatic Lifeguards and Swim Instructors during recreational swims and instructional lessons. They are responsible for the supervision of patrons using the slide (top of the slide position only). They will assist with customer service/public education, be knowledgeable of swimming regulations and be responsible for maintaining clean change rooms and pool deck areas.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assisting Lifeguards and Swim Instructors with program delivery as required/directed.
  • Maintaining clean and safe change rooms and pool decks areas, ensuring equipment is set up and stored appropriately.
  • Supervising patrons at the top of the slide, ensuring policies and procedures concerning the use of the slide are enforced as per Health and Safety Promotions Act.
  • Follow all emergency procedures outlined in the Aquatic staff manual/guidelines.
  • Responding to inquiries, resolve problems, monitor and supervise change room activities and perform associated public education duties.
  • Maintain all qualifications and keep current copies on file at each work location.
  • Promote positive public relations at all times.
  • Wear the assigned uniform while on duty.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience
  • Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross.
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C
  • Minimum 15 years old.
Required Skills/Knowledge
  • Ability to perform rescue skills at or above the Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross standard.
  • Be familiar with the City of Richmond Hill Aquatic emergency procedures.
  • Ability to demonstrate the City’s corporate values of service, collaboration, care and courage.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Demonstrates good judgment and makes sound decisions
  • Shows commitment to personal growth, development, and leadership opportunities
  • Shares new ideas and challenges the status quo
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate with honesty, openness, respect, and trust
  • Takes initiative to participate in a culture of learning, mentoring, and sharing
  • Contributes to building and being a part of a positive culture
  • Requires satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Demonstrate the City’s corporate values of care, collaboration, courage and service



We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The City of Richmond Hill is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.