Aquatic Team Leader
Westhills YMCA-YWCA (Langford, BC)
Position: Permanent Full-Time
Placement: February 2018
Salary: Starting at $35,945/year, increasing to $37,746.80/year after successful completion of the probationary period.
Hours: 35 hours per week; Sunday through Thursday work week.
Nature and Scope:
The Aquatic Team Leader will assist in supervising and participate in lifeguarding and instruction of aquatic swim classes and fitness programs, ensuring progressive swimming instruction in the Y aquatic system. Reporting to the Aquatic Coordinator and Aquatic Supervisor, the Aquatic Team Leader will be responsible for the safe and effective operation of the day-to-day activities on the pool deck, the quality of aquatic programs and the maintenance and cleanliness of the aquatic facility. The successful candidate will be highly motivated, organized, resourceful and capable of maintaining a positive, caring, service-oriented environment. A willingness to work a flexible schedule is required. The 35-hour work week for this position will be Sunday to Thursday and includes at least one evening shift and the ability to work some statutory holidays and cover opening/closing shifts.
This permanent full-time position is entitled to a YMCA-YWCA individual membership; 15 days vacation; and a cost-shared benefits package (after completion of the probationary period) which includes:
Medical (MSP coverage; eligible after one month)
Health Care, Drug Plan, Dental, Vision, EAP
Extended Health Care
YMCA Canada Pension Plan (eligible after one year)
Organizing an efficient swim program in accordance with all polices, practices and regulations
Assist the Aquatic Coordinator and Aquatic Supervisor with the training, coaching, and recognition of volunteers and staff
Monitor commitment to service excellence by role modelling and maintaining YMCA SAM 2.1 standards.
Direct delivery of programs and classes as appropriate
Contribute as a member of the leadership team in the operation of the Centre
Serve as the Building Supervisor/Duty Manager as required
Provides leadership to the Strong Kids Campaign as requested
Adhere to YMCA Child Protection Policies and Procedures
Minimum 2 years’ relevant experience
Experience lifeguarding and teaching swim lessons
Experience teaching aquatic fitness is an asset
Post-secondary education in a related field is preferred
Excellent customer service skills
Strong computer skills; a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office and a registration software is preferred
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Current certification of the following certifications:
o Standard First Aid and CPR C
o National Lifeguard certification – pool or waterpark option
o YMCA Swim Instructor award (or Red Cross Water Safety Instructor)
o LS Lifesaving Instructor award
o YMCA or BCRPA Aquatic Fitness an asset and will be required
A clear Police/RCMP Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening required
Commitment to Organization Vision and Values
Commitment to Health and Safety
Coaching and Development
Service Attitude/Customer Focus
To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to:
YMCA-YWCA Vancouver Island
1. Application Deadline: This posting will close when a suitable candidate has been found.
2. Please indicate in your cover letter how you heard about this position.
3. Internal applicants are expected to inform their supervisor prior to application.
4. We thank all applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
The YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island is an equal opportunity employer.