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Aquatic Supervisor

  • Category: Edmonton & Area
  • Location: William Lutsky Family YMCA
  • Posted: September 10, 2019
  • Application deadline: Open until a suitable candidate is found.


About Us:
The YMCA of Northern Alberta is a registered charity operating in Edmonton since 1907, Wood Buffalo since 1975, Grande Prairie since 2007, and Red Deer since 2019. The YMCA’s Mission is to create life-enhancing opportunities for the growth and development of all people in spirit, mind and body. The YMCA is committed to the values of respect, honesty, caring, responsibility, diversity and social inclusion.

About this Job Role (Aquatics Supervisor):
– Recruit, hire, train, coach, supervise and manage all full-time and part-time staff and volunteers within program areas.
– Support the staff and volunteers and hold them accountable to the delivery of high-quality services through excellent relationships with members.
– Coordinate and supervise the operations of all programs and services for members at the quality and service levels outlined.
– Manage and report program statistics, maximize program registration and ensure program targets are met.
– Provide direct program delivery that includes teaching swim lessons, life guarding, leading aqua fit classes, and Aquatic Leadership Courses.
– Monitor and respond to program quality, member experience and program trends ensuring the highest level of service delivery in programs and in programs and services.
– Ensure the aquatic centre follows Provincial and Local Public Health Regulations, and that pool operations and all areas of programming meet or exceed all identified Aquatics Safety Standards.
– Manage within the approved program budget and complete any administrative duties as required.
– Assume complete responsibility for the entire facility operation while on assigned Manager on Duty shifts.
– Demonstrate and promote a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision, and values and the YMCA programs and services.

Education/Certifications/Credentials/Professional Registration
– University Degree in Recreation, Physical Education or Education, or related experience an asset.
– Standard First Aid, CPR-Level C, and WHMIS Certification.
– Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Police Information Check including a Vulnerable Sector Search.
– National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) an asset.
– Aquatics Certifications (National Lifeguard Service (NLS), Oxygen Administration, YMCA Swim Instructor, Water Safety Instructor (WSI), Aquatic Emergency Care).

– Minimum of 2 years experience coordinating recreation-based programming
– Minimum of 2 years experience in aquatics in an instructing and guarding capacity
– Leadership experience an asset

– Able to deal with difficult situations and customer complaints with confidence.
– Demonstrated leadership and lesson planning skills.
– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
– Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Windows).
– Pool Standards and regulations for running and operating an aquatic facility (Alberta Health Services Standards and Lifesaving Society Alberta Standards an asset).

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