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Careers

The Municipality of Kincardine seeks to attract, develop, and retain individuals who bring energy, respect for their colleagues and a passion for their work. We value diversity in the workforce and focus on attracting and retaining employees who can work together effectively to meet the needs of our great community.

As an employee of the Municipality of Kincardine, you will be provided with challenging work opportunities in a healthy and safe work environment. We are proud to offer our valued employees the following:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Full benefits and pension plan for eligible employees
  • Development and training opportunities in support of career goals
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees
  • Support a Healthy Work-Life Balance
  • Opportunity to work with great people in a supportive and fun environment

Current Job Opportunities

The Head Lifeguard / Instructor will ensure the safety of pool users. This position will assist with coordination of pool staff, organize aquatics activities, provide swimming instruction, complete pool maintenance, and respond to emergencies in the pool.

Reporting To: Aquatics Supervisor

Responsibilities:
1.    Provide swimming lessons, water safety education and other activities for individuals and groups such as the preschool lessons, adult private lessons, and the special needs swim program
2.    Develop lesson plans and activities to instruct individuals and groups of all ages
3.    Assess skill levels of individuals and prepare progress reports
4.    Test individuals and award successful completion of Red Cross levels and Lifesaving awards
5.    Observe swimmers to monitor safety and enforce rules and standards
6.    Respond and perform rescues in accordance with emergency procedures
7.    Provide first aid for the public which may include operation of an Automated External Defibrillator
8.    Provide orientation and training for new employees and promote water safety
9.    Maintain water levels and conduct pool tests to ensure quality of water and take corrective actions to maintain water chemistry
10.    Monitor and assign pool maintenance work and ensure that work areas are maintained in a clean and safe manner.
11.    Inspect and monitor the condition of pool equipment
12.    Respond to questions from the public, giving out information and resolving problems
13.    Accept and log payments such as for swim passes and admissions
14.    Monitor the performance of staff and provides information to the Aquatics Supervisor
15.    Clean and sanitize all areas of the pool and health club
16.    Process registrations, maintain class lists for swimming lessons and complete other administrative tasks as necessary
17.    Gather statistical information related to pool activities, drop-in programs, and daily revenue
18.    Order materials for programs and events
19.    Adhere to Municipality of Kincardine corporate policies and procedures
20.    Complete other duties as assigned by Management

Education & Experience Requirements:
•    Possess a Standard First Aid with CPR “C”
•    Possess a current National Lifeguard certificate
•    Lifesaving Society Instructor certificate & Lifesaving Learn to Swim Instructor certificate
•    Assistant Supervisor Training (AST)
•    Required to have at least 50 hours of Lifeguard/Instructor experience
•    Must be 16 years old

Required Skills & Competencies:
•    Well-developed leadership skills
•    Solid communication skills
•    Excellent customer service skills
•    Positive attitude and ability to work in a team environment
•    Demonstrates initiative
•    Ability to follow health and safety procedures

Employment Information:
•    Part-Time, Contract Position - August 2024 - June 2025
•    Hours of Work Will Vary - approx. 10 hours per week
•    Required to work during days, evenings, and weekends
•    Compensation = Group 4 (Step 1 $24.65 per hour)

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their application by June 12, 2024 at 4:30PM.

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The Instructor / Lifeguard will ensure the safety of pool users. This position will provide swimming instruction and assessments, complete pool maintenance, and respond to emergencies in the pool. 

Reporting To: Aquatics Supervisor

Responsibilities:
1.    Provide swimming lessons, water safety education and other activities for individuals and groups such as the preschool lessons, adult private lessons, and the special needs swim program
2.    Develop lesson plans and activities to instruct individuals and groups of all ages
3.    Assess skill levels of individuals and prepare progress reports
4.    Test individuals and award successful completion of Red Cross levels and Lifesaving awards
5.    Observe swimmers to monitor safety and enforce rules and standards
6.    Respond and perform rescues in accordance with emergency procedures
7.    Provide first aid for the public which may include operation of an Automated External Defibrillator
8.    Clean and sanitize washrooms, change rooms, pool deck and office
9.    Conduct pool tests to ensure quality of water
10.    Follow a facility checklist to complete a variety of pool maintenance tasks
11.    Respond to questions from the public, giving out information and resolving problems
12.    Accept and log payments such as for swim passes and admissions.
13.    Practise rescue techniques for emergency situations and participate in all staff training
14.    Clean other facilities related to the Pool and Health Club as required
15.    Adhere to Municipality of Kincardine corporate policies and procedures
16.    Complete other duties as assigned by Management

Education & Experience Requirements:
•    Possess a Standard First Aid with CPR “C”
•    Possess a current National Lifeguard certificate
•    Lifesaving Society Learn to Swim
•    Lifesaving Society Instructors certificate
•    Must be 16 years old

Required Skills & Competencies:
•    Ability to work in a team environment
•    Excellent customer service skills
•    Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
•    Demonstrates initiative
•    Ability to follow health and safety procedures

Employment Information:
•    Part-Time, Contract Position - August 2024 - June 2025
•    Hours of Work may vary - Expected to be approx. 10 hours per week
•    Required to work during days, evenings, and weekends
•    Compensation = Group 3 (Step 1 $22.79 per hour) 

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their application by June 12, 2024 at 4:30PM.

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The Pool & Program Attendant will ensure the safety of pool and program users. This position will observe swimmers, assist with swim instruction, and maintain cleanliness of the facility.

Reporting To: Aquatics Supervisor

Responsibilities:
1.    Observe swimmers to monitor safety and enforce rules and standards during swimming lessons and provide assistance during emergency situations
2.    Operate the rope and the slide during free swims
3.    Install and move tot docks, lane buoys and lifts and retrieve equipment for patrons as necessary
4.    Assist with opening and closing procedures and process pool admission payments
5.    Clean and sanitize washrooms, change rooms, pool deck and office
6.    Assist with the implementation of special events
7.    Respond to questions from the public and provide accurate information
8.    Count people as they enter the pool area
9.    Practise rescue techniques for emergency situations and participate in all staff training
10.    Provide basic first aid to the public as necessary
11.    Clean other facilities related to the Pool and Health Club as required
12.    Adhere to Municipality of Kincardine corporate policies and procedures
13.    Complete other duties as assigned by Management

Education & Experience Requirements:
•    Must be 15 years old
•    Possess a Standard First Aid with CPR “C”
•    Possess a Bronze Cross Certification
•    Lifesaving Assistant Instructors would be considered an asset

Required Skills & Competencies:
•    Ability to work in a team environment
•    Excellent customer service skills
•    Positive attitude and a willingness to learn
•    Demonstrates initiative
•    Ability to follow health and safety procedures

Employment Information:
•    Part-Time, Contract Position - August 2024 - June 2025
•    Hours of Work may vary - Expected to be approx. 5 hours per week
•    Required to work evenings and weekends
•    Compensation = Minimum Wage + $1.00

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their application by June 12, 2024 at 4:30PM.

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PLEASE NOTE: Applicants will receive a confirmation of receipt of their application. If you experience issues with the Career Application Form or need to submit your application in a different format, please contact the Human Resources department at 519-396-3468 x 7108 or hr@kincardine.ca for assistance.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

The Municipality of Kincardine is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accessibility accommodation throughout any stage of the recruitment process, please contact the Human Resources department at 519-396-3468 x 7108 or hr@kincardine.ca for assistance.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 will only be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

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