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We are now accepting applications to work at the VLCP for the summer of 2022

Please send your fully completed application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We are looking for full and part time workers. You must be available and willing to commit to work for the duration of the summer season. 

A current RCMP police information check will be need for those 18 years old and older from the last 6 months before the start of your employment.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only candidates to be interviewed will be contacted. 

Competition is open until suitable candidates have been found.  Interviews will begin in mid - March. 

 

Applications available below or at the Town Office, 321 2nd st South, Vulcan,AB

2022 Senior Lifeguard/ Instructor ( Full-Time, Part-time)

Lifeguard Instructors Senior

Position term:  the beginning May 11th- 20th to August 31st  

Hours of Work: Varying day, evening & weekend shifts.

Reports To: Pool Supervisor

Job Summary

The Senior Lifeguard, under the direction of the Pool Supervisor, must provide pool supervision to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment, and be capable of providing first aid treatment where necessary. The Senior Lifeguard will be responsible for the overall safety of a variety of patrons utilizing the pool facilities as well as be able to supervise and mentor Junior guards and Attendants. Other responsibilities will include maintaining the cleanliness of the pool area to ensure safety and ease of use as well as assisting the Community Services Manager as needed. The Senior Lifeguard must have all required certifications.

Competencies

  • Communication - Able to communicate effectively and respectfully to public and co-workers.
  • Teamwork – Works cooperatively and effectively with others to reach a common
  • Accuracy – Able to process transactions and balance at the end of the day
  • Organization – Able to create or maintain processes to ensure all relevant information is easily
  • Problem solving – Able to break down a situation into smaller pieces to identify key analytical methods to come to a realistic
  • Professionalism – Demonstrates professional standards of conduct when interacting with public and co-workers
  • Time Management Skills – Exercise conscious control of time spent on work activities such that time is used effectively and efficiently to complete priority
  • Attention to Detail – Attends to details and pursues quality in the accomplishment of tasks, regardless of the volume of duties encountered
  • Compassionate – Shows concern and empathy in a supportive manner to co-workers and customers
  • Cultural Sensitivity – Promotes an inclusive environment exemplified by understanding all cultural groups
  • Safety- Focus on safe practices

Job Duties

  • Ensure pool procedures are reviewed and updated regularly
  • Enforce all pool rules
  • Supervise assigned areas to ensure the safety of all patrons
  • Ensure the Town of Vulcan safety standards and policies are maintained at all times and Adhere to the Code of Conduct for National Lifeguards and Instructors
  • Document, and report to your supervisor, any incidents that occur during your
  • Provide first aid treatment as required
  • Process program registrations, pool rentals and deposits
  • Update program attendance
  • Read the communication log and initial
  • Teach or instruct swimming, Aquafit and other lessons and programs
  • The Senior Lifeguard is expected to assist, if necessary, the Community Services Manager and Pool Supervisor, with all duties assigned to them including, but not limited to programming, school booking
  • Safeguard lives and provide a safe and enjoyable swimming environment at or above the NL and WSI level for all patrons
  • Attend all staff training sessions /in-service planned throughout the season
  • Be alert, physically fit, and ready to work at all times
  • Be in proper uniform and suitable attire at all times when on duty
  • Have on file, at the pool, and at the Vulcan Town Office, a photocopy of current NL, WSI, Standard First Aid and AED certifications as well as any other applicable
  • Be ready, and on deck, for your scheduled shift Lifeguards should arrive 10-20 minutes early for shifts
  • The Senior Lifeguard is required to train, supervise, and mentor the junior guards and Attendants on their shift ensuring safety and safe practices are being adhered to
  • Responsible to ensure the safety and use of safe practices of the junior guards, Attendants, and other senior guards on staff
  • Check the pool chemistry at regular intervals to ensure pool standards are met as per the times scheduled in the chlorine book
  • Assist in planning of lesson and program scheduling
  • Liaison with the schools for bookings throughout the school year
  • Maintain the inventory list
  • Review the rental schedule to ensure there is adequate staffing and to avoid double bookings
  • All other duties as assigned by the Pool Supervisor and Community Services Manager
  • Check the pool chemistry at regular intervals to ensure pool standards are met as per the times scheduled in the chlorine book

Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must provide a clean criminal record check including vulnerable sector check
  • Current Standard First Aid and AED
  • Current National Lifeguard Pool Award
  • Current Water Safety Instructor
  • Ensure that all necessary qualifications and certifications are kept current
  • Be willing to upgrade training as needed
  • Must be flexible to work varying scheduled shifts
  • Able to maintain a high level of physical fitness
  • Team leadership and management skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Effective verbal and listening skills
  • Computer skills including the ability to use Microsoft Office Suite
  • Effective communications skills
  • Effective public relations skills
  • Stress management skills
  • Time management skills
  • Maintain standards of conduct
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity

Work Conditions

  • Regular lifting, carrying and management of supplies for the practice of lifesaving techniques
  • Lifting and carrying of persons in the pool during swim instruction
  • Loud/noisy work environment
  • Extended periods of time in the pool for lessons and instruction
  • Exposure to chemicals used in the pool
  • Exposure to cleaning products
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2022 Junior Lifeguard/ Instructor

Lifeguard Instructors Junior

Position term:  the beginning May 20th to August 31st  

Hours of Work: Varying day, evening & weekend shifts.

Reports To: Pool Supervisor and Senior Lifeguard

Job Summary

The Junior Lifeguard, under the direction of the Pool Supervisor, must, along with the Senior Lifeguard on duty, provide pool supervision to ensure a safe and enjoyable environment, and be capable of providing first aid treatment where necessary. The Junior Lifeguard will be responsible for the overall safety of all patrons utilizing the pool. Other responsibilities will include maintaining the cleanliness of the pool area as well as assisting the Community Services Manager and the Pool Supervisor, with practical and administrative duties.

Competencies

  • Communication - Able to communicate effectively and respectfully to public and co-workers.
  • Teamwork – Works cooperatively and effectively with others to reach a common
  • Accuracy – Able to process transactions and balance at the end of the day
  • Organization – Able to create or maintain processes to ensure all relevant information is easily
  • Problem solving – Able to break down a situation into smaller pieces to identify key analytical methods to come to a realistic
  • Professionalism – Demonstrates professional standards of conduct when interacting with public and co-workers
  • Time Management Skills – Exercise conscious control of time spent on work activities such that time is used effectively and efficiently to complete priority
  • Attention to Detail – Attends to details and pursues quality in the accomplishment of tasks, regardless of the volume of duties encountered
  • Compassionate – Shows concern and empathy in a supportive manner to co-workers and customers
  • Cultural Sensitivity – Promotes an inclusive environment exemplified by understanding all cultural groups
  • Safety- Focus on safe practices

Job Duties

  • Provide exemplary customer service and deal with customers in a professional manner
  • Perform all duties under the supervision of the Pool Supervisor and Senior Guard on duty
  • Enforce all pool rules and supervise assigned areas to ensure the safety of all patrons
  • Ensure safety standards and policies of the Town of Vulcan are maintained at all times and adhere to the Code of Conduct for National Lifeguards and Instructors
  • Document, and report to your supervisor, any incidents that occur during your
  • Wear appropriate PPE when cleaning
  • Work the cash register
  • Provide first aid treatment as required
  • Process program registrations and pool rentals
  • Read the communication log and sign
  • Teach or instruct swimming, Aquafit and other lessons and programs
  • Perform all cleaning duties as scheduled, including pool deck, change rooms, office, first aid room, hallway, windows, bulletin boards and all other pool areas pertaining to the Vulcan Lions Community Pool as required
  • Setup and take down of equipment as required
  • Attend all staff training sessions/in-services planned throughout the season
  • Be alert, physically fit, and ready to work at all times
  • Be in proper uniform and suitable attire at all times when on duty
  • Have on file, at the pool, and at the Vulcan Town Office, a photocopy of current NL, WSI, Standard First Aid and AED certifications as well as any other applicable
  • Be ready, and on deck, for your scheduled shift times. Lifeguards should arrive 10-20 minutes early for
  • Check that all safety equipment is present and in good condition as per the daily and weekly checklists
  • Check the pool chemistry at regular intervals to ensure pool standards are met as per the times scheduled in the chlorine book
  • Complete all administrative forms when necessary
  • The Junior Lifeguard is expected to assist, if necessary, the Pool Supervisor and the Community Services Manager with all duties assigned to them.
  • All other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Current Standard First Aid and AED
  • Current National Lifeguard Pool Award
  • Current Water Safety Instructor
  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Must provide a clean criminal record check including vulnerable sector check
  • Ensure that all necessary qualifications and certifications are kept current
  • Able to maintain a high level of physical fitness
  • Decision making skills
  • Effective verbal and listening skills
  • Must be flexible to work varying scheduled shifts
  • Effective communications skills
  • Effective public relations skills

Work Conditions

  • Regular lifting, carrying and management of supplies for the practice of lifesaving techniques
  • Lifting and carrying of persons in the pool during swim instruction
  • Loud/noisy work environment
  • Extended periods of time in the pool
  • Exposure to chemicals used in the pool
  • Exposure to cleaning supplies

Town of Vulcan

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Mayor Tom Grant

Contacts

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  403-485-2417
 403-485-2914
 321 – 2nd Street South

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