YMCA of the Okanagan
  • 27-Sep-2019 to 18-Nov-2019 (PST)
  • Kelowna, BC, CAN
  • $13.85
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Position Details:

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.


  • $ 13.85 hr
  • Facility membership
  • Staff discount on aquatic certifications


H2O Adventure and Fitness Centre



Major Responsibilities and Abilities:

  • 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


  • 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 & CPR C
  • YMCA Canada Swim Instructor
  • Upon request, provide three references that are professional in nature (e.g employer, supervisor, teacher, coach or colleague)
  • Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search issued no later than six months preceding your start date

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, wants of members/participants as priority, and responds in an effective and timely manner to enhance every person's Y experience.

Application Process:

Applicants are invited to apply via https://www.ymcaokanagan.ca/Careers or with cover letter and resume to the address below:

Jenna Sullivan, Aquatic Manager

E-mail: jenna.sullivan@ymcaokanagan.ca

4075 Gordon Drive, Kelowna BC

YMCA of the Okanagan
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