YMCA of the Okanagan
  • 16-Jan-2019 to 17-Mar-2019 (PST)
  • Kelowna, BC, CAN
  • 12.65
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

We are seeking a FlowRider/Slide Attendant who is energetic, personable, resourceful, well-organized, with superior interpersonal skills, and excels in a fast-paced, challenging work environment. If that sounds like you, then this is your ideal job!

Reporting directly to the Aquatic Supervisor, the FlowRider/Slide Attendant is a key team member to the Aquatic Department at the H2O Adventure + Fitness Centre.  FlowRider/Slide Attendant is responsible for the proper use and safety of the FlowRider and water slides, and instilling the Y's core values of caring, respect, responsibility and honesty. The FlowRider/Slide Attendant is part of a large dynamic aquatic team and has the opportunity to teach YMCA swim lessons on an as-needed basis.  In addition, the FlowRider/Slide Attendant will maintain a safe and clean work environment and provide an enjoyable experience, while building healthy relationships with our members.

 

Major Responsibilities:

  • Supervises the operation and safety of the FlowRider and the waterslides
  • Deliver aquatic programs occurring during assigned shifts (lessons or aquatic programs and courses)
  • Monitors the general safety and maintenance of the pool deck, change rooms and associated areas, and either reports concerns to the appropriate staff members or directly address the concerns
  • Organizes and coordinates drop in programs, activities, games and events of the interest to participants
  • Conducts routine inspections for the facility's public areas and equipment to ensure customer safety
  • Work as a cooperative part of the staff/volunteer team

 

Qualifications:

  • Lifesaving Society Bronze cross
  • National Lifeguard Service Certification Pool (Or ability to obtain, an asset)
  • National Lifeguard Service Certification Waterpark (Or ability to obtain, an asset)
  • Current Standard First Aid with CPR
  • AED Responder (Must be Lifesaving Society certification)
  • YMCA Canada Swim Instructor
  • Upon request provide 3 references.  A minimum of 2 will be professional in nature (eg. Employer, Supervisor or Colleague.
  • A satisfactory Criminal Record Check. Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than [six (6) months] preceding your start date. The YMCA will provide applicable instructions and paperwork.

 

Competencies:

  • Commitment to Mission, Vision and Values: Demonstrates and promotes a personal understanding of and appreciation for the mission, vision and values of YMCA of Okanagan.
  • Service Attitude: Identifies needs and wants of members/participants as priority and responds in an effective and timely manner to enhance every person's Y experience.

 

Application Process:

Please apply in writing, with cover letter and resume addressed to:

Carrie Worrall, Manager - H20 Aquatics

YMCA of the Okanagan
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