Are you passionate about aquatic activities and ensuring safe, fun experiences for all ages? We’re seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Aquatics Coordinator to join our dynamic team at the Peace Regional Pool!

The Aquatic Coordinator is employed as a professional and shall serve as a technical advisor and consultant to the Manager of Recreation and Parks and Director of Community Services. They will perform independently in an environment that requires proactivity and initiative to ensure that the recreation facilities and programs are responsive and aligned to community needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily operations of the aquatics facility, ensuring compliance with safety regulations and protocols.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive aquatic programs for various age groups and skill levels, including swim lessons, water aerobics, and lifeguard training.
  • Recruit, train, and supervise a team of lifeguards, swim instructors, and support staff, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.
  • Coordinate special events, competitions, and community outreach initiatives to promote aquatic programming and engagement.
  • Maintain accurate records of attendance, program participation, and facility maintenance tasks.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in recreation facilities management, physical education, business administration or related discipline.
  • Minimum three (3) to five (5) years of experience in a leadership/supervisory role in aquatic recreation administration, preferably in a public recreation facility setting.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with aquatic facilities, pool systems and programs.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to provide the applicant with the knowledge, skill, and ability to successfully perform the essential functions of the job will be considered.
  • AARFP Leadership Skills Certificate.
  • AARFP Swimming Pool Operator Level 1 & 2 Certificates.
  • Alberta Class 5 Driver’s license.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office programs.
  • Must be willing to provide a current Vulnerable Sector Check and Child Intervention Check.
  • Must currently hold and maintain the following certifications: Standard First Aid, CPR, AED.

Full Time • Permanent Employment

Wage: $31.95 per hour (wage is currently under review)
Hours: 8 hours per day/ 40 hours per week
Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is found.

If you’re ready to dive into a rewarding career opportunity as an Aquatics Coordinator, we’d love to hear from you! Apply today by submitting your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you’re the perfect fit for this role.

Complete job descriptions are available upon request. This position is within the scope of C.U.P.E. Local 898 and as such, you will be required to adhere to the articles contained within the Collective Agreement.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their resumes (with a cover letter) to the address below.

Quote Competion #24/014
Employee Services Manager
Email: [email protected]

Nestled in the heart of the Peace Country, Peace River is a scenic, vibrant community in Northwest Alberta, that is home to just under 7,000 residents. The town is a five hours’ drive North of Edmonton and two hours Northeast of Grande Prairie.

The Town of Peace River welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified students. We thank all participants for their interest; however, only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.