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Summer Student Wading Pool Attendant

Requisition ID: 1319 
Department: Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services Department 
Multiple Positions
Salary Information: $15.000 per hour (2022 rates of pay)  
Affiliation: Non Union/Non MPE     
City: Ottawa, ON  
Job Category: Summer Student Recruitment; Recreation, Cultural & Facility Services 
Application Close: 02/09/2022 

 

JOB SUMMARY

The mandate of City Wide Programs, Aquatics & Specialized Services is to provide strategic vision and innovative leadership in managing customer centric sports, physical activity, aquatics and recreation venues, programs and services for all ages, including the management of facilities and/or land, and for the delivery of indoor and outdoor recreation programs and services. This Service provides city wide access to adapted, therapeutic and integrated recreation programs, giving children, youth and adults with special needs the opportunity to participate in community recreation.

Under the guidance of a Program Coordinator and Wading Pool Supervisor/Director, you are responsible for the daily operation of the wading pool program within the City's parks. You follow all guidelines, policies & procedures including all safety guidelines set by the branch. This includes ensuring the park is well maintained and safe for users, guarding of participants in the wading pool/area, light maintenance, monitoring water quality levels, delivering of age appropriate activities and events, administrative duties, and responding to public inquiries.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High School Student – Minimum Grade 10 No related experience is required

Some experience working with children (babysitting, after school programs, L.I.T. program, volunteer experience)

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENCES

Current Standard First Aid, CPR and/or AED certificates
AODA Accessibility/IASR Training
Current Lifeguard, Lifesaving, Water Safety or Swim Instructor, and/or related aquatics certificates are assets

KNOWLEDGE

  • Understanding the development and recreational needs of children.
  • AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) Legislated training
  • City of Ottawa Core Training
  • Applicable Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services, aquatic policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.

COMPETENCIES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to execute park programs for children, youth and persons with disabilities in a park environment
  • Ability to provide safe supervision in a wading pool environment
  • Ability to operate required tools/equipment
  • Ability to follow verbal and/or written directions/procedures.
  • Ability to work in a team setting or independently
  • Maintain a fun and safe environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, leadership and programming skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Sound judgment in difficult situations
  • Must be able to relate to children and be a good role model
  • Must be tactful, kind and patient
  • Must be calm under pressure
  • Must be creative and resourceful
  • Must be reliable and trustworthy
  • Must be flexible and enthusiastic
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment.
  • Enjoy working with the public.
  • Wear designated uniform (hat, whistle, footwear)
  • Good physical condition (ability to stand for long periods of time)

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • Language Requirement: Various language requirements, locations may require English only, French only OR Bilingual competencies. Some positions require English oral, reading, and writing. Some positions required French oral, reading and writing.       
  • Police Record Check: The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check with the Police Services detachment in their jurisdiction to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.; Note: Under the age of 18, requires a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters check in place of the Vulnerable Sector Check.; Police record checks completed by a third-party company will not be accepted.  
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We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 

 

The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. 

 

The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation. 

 

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.