Ferguslea Properties is the owner of Accora Village, Canada’s largest privately owned rental community. We are in the process of revitalizing our community that is comprised of over 2,400 homes, and over 8,000 residents to provide a best-in-class lifestyle for our customers.
Reporting to the Recreation & Leisure Manager, the Lifeguard leads in effectively running the pool facility, programs,maintenance and general safety of the pool. The Lifeguards ensures the policies and program procedures are delivered in accordance with Ferguslea health and safety standards. The Lifeguard drives a standard of excellence for exemplary customer service and client satisfaction.
General maintenance of the pool, public change rooms, staff change rooms, first aid station and lifeguard office.The Lifeguard maintains a professional appearance and wears the designated uniform while on duty. The Lifeguard attends team meetings, in-service training sessions and clinics as required. The Lifeguard performs other duties as assigned by the Recreation & Leisure Manager.
The Lifeguard promote safe swimming habits, behaviors and enforces the pool rules. The Lifeguard performs rescues and first-aid throughout the facility as required.The Lifeguard initiate emergency response procedures including incident reporting as required.
The Lifeguard ensures that all lifesaving equipment is functional and easily accessible.The Lifeguard reports known and potential hazards to the management for immediate action.The Lifeguard is responsible for conducting admission standard swim testing.
The Lifeguard receives and responds to feedback from the public and staff. The Lifeguard is responsible for assisting with public interaction and education regarding rules, hours and programs, daily and weekly checklists, recording pool test results and bather load numbers and completing instructional administrative tasks. The Lifeguard regularly participates in community events.
The Lifeguard will bring the following:
- Post-secondary degree
- 2 years’ experience as a Lifeguard, Swim Instructor or related position
- Demonstrated interpersonal and diplomacy skills
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills
- Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
- Superior customer service skills
- Enthusiasm and passion for people with a focus on customer service
- Demonstrated creative problem solving and ability to maintain a high level of leadership skills
- Flexible and highly organized with superior conflict resolution skills
- Ability to work independently or as part of a team
- Certified Lifeguard with valid first aid certification and experience in lifesaving and water safety
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
If you have a disability which requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you.
At Ferguslea Properties Ltd. and Accora Village, our people are our greatest asset.
Given our commitment to employee development, employees enjoy a long and satisfying career at Ferguslea Properties Ltd and Accora Village in an environment that values their contributions, rewards them properly, and is absolutely committed to their safety and wellbeing.
We have Great Perks • Health/ Wellness initiatives • Employee Assistance Program • Performance Bonus • Community Involvement Activities • Employee of the Month awards • Training Opportunities • And More!
We welcome your interest in joining the Ferguslea Properties Ltd. and Accora Village family.