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Summer Camps, Lifeguard

Department Commercial Activities Date Posted 2/13/2020

Position Type Contract-Full Time Reference No. 2020-952

Location Oakville, Ontario, Canada

Application Deadline2/28/2020

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Summer Camp, Lifeguard

Seasonal Contract

Full-time hours between June 22 - August 28, 2020


Camps at Appleby College provide co-educational opportunities to develop advanced skills, and promote interactive skills among participants.  Each Appleby camp has the use of superb facilities and offers access to excellent instruction.  Our programs emphasize individual development, participation, co-operation and fun! 


As a fully accredited member of the Ontario Camps Association (OCA), we adhere to the highest standards of safety, supervision and quality programming.  Appleby College offers the following Camp Programs: Early Discovery Camp, Arts & Media Camp, Sports & Adventure Camp, Science & Success Camp and Leadership.  To learn more, please visit: Appleby College Camp Programs


As Lifeguard, you will be responsible for diligently monitoring the activities in the pool areas to prevent accidents and provide a safe environment to campers.


Specific Accountabilities:

·         Ensures the health and safety of campers and staff while at the pool area

·         Communicate regularly with the swimming staff to ensure awareness of any physical, psychological, emotional and/or medical limitations of campers and/or staff that could affect their safety in the water

·         Perform assessments and classifications of the swimming ability for each swimmer’s first time at the pool during March Camp

·         Follows Appleby’s Camp Lifeguarding procedures to provide a safe environment while exceeding customer service expectations

·         Perform rescues and administers First Aid as required

·         Check the pool areas and all required safety equipment on a daily basis

·         Follow rotation schedule as required

·         Provide care when needed assisting instructors in the camp programs and with lunch supervision


Knowledge and Skills:

·         Must be 16 years or older

·         Previous lifeguarding experience required Preference given to those applicants with previous lifeguarding experience within a camp and pool setting

·         Current Certification: National Lifeguard (NL)/ and or Red Cross Pool Lifeguard., and in good standing with good performance record

·         Current National Lifesaving Swim Instructors and/or Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructors/Red Cross Water Safety Instructors is an asset

·         Education classes or experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field.

·         Airway Management is an asset

·         Written incident/accident reports experience

·         Additional aquatic qualifications an asset

·         Must support inclusive programming


Workplace Requirements:

·         Successful candidates must attend the required training sessions from May 29-31, 2020

·         As a condition of employment, a criminal record check with a vulnerable sector screening is required

·         Valid Standard First Aid and CPR – C (certified on, or after Sept. 2018) is required

·         Valid National Lifesaving Society and/or Red CrossPool Certification required


Appleby College Camps and Academies provide the highest quality of instruction to campers in a fast paced and challenging work environment.  Compensation is dependent on experience and qualifications.


While all applicants are thanked for their interest, only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.


Please apply online by Friday, February 28, 2020

Human Resources, Appleby College through our website:


Appleby is committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment where everyone feels valued, respected and supported.  Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.

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We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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