Municipality of North Cowichan
  • 04-Oct-2021 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Duncan, BC, CAN
  • Casual - CUPE

The Municipality of North Cowichan (population 30,000) is located in the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Southern Vancouver Island, between Nanaimo and Victoria. Our communities of Chemainus, Crofton, Maple Bay, and the South End including University Village, are home to a multitude of artistic, cultural and outdoor recreational activities. The Municipality provides a stable and varied work environment, competitive pay and benefits.

We are inviting applications from candidates with the proven skills, qualifications and abilities for the position of Aquatic Attendant at the Cowichan Aquatic Centre on a casual basis. If you are self-motivated, looking to take on a new challenge where you can make a difference, enjoy both responsibility and accountability with one of British Columbia's most inclusive and environmentally conscious municipalities, we look forward to receiving your application!

This position provides the public with an enjoyable and safe aquatic opportunity through the operation of the waterslides, assisting or leading aquatic programs or activities and performing custodial duties. Deployment to other duties may be required from time to time.

Please note the posted rate of pay includes 12% in lieu of benefits and vacation.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Abilities:

  1. Minimum 15 years of age and completion of Grade 8.
  2. Possession and maintenance of valid current Bronze Cross and Standard First Aid or AEC certifications.
  3. Demonstrable theory, practical skills and abilities related to water rescue, safety and prevention, program content and delivery and communication. This includes assisting in the delivery of a wide range of innovative aquatic programs, services and events.
  4. Demonstrable ability to receive and implement directions , manage competing priorities, meet facility standards or ideals and work towards excellence in the operation of the Aquatic Centre.
  5. Ability to requisition supplies, materials, equipment in a timely fashion, and operate in a manner that is efficient and cost effective.
  6. Basic knowledge and other aspects of the life-cycle planning, operations and maintenance of a pool including water balancing.
  7. Ability to work weekends, evenings, statutory holidays and shift work.
  8. Ability to work independently as well as under supervision.
  9. The position may be physically demanding; candidate must be able to successfully perform all duties associated with the position. A medical certificate attesting to suitability for this position may be required.

This is a unionized position (CUPE Local 358) and the collective agreement may be viewed on our website.

Candidates being considered will be required to undergo a comprehensive evaluation of skills, qualifications, and abilities. This position has responsibility for vulnerable persons and will therefore be required to undergo a Vulnerable Sector screening check, in addition to a Police Information Check, if an offer of employment is made.

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