Instructor - (2167)

Employer:
City of Whitehorse
Location:
Canada Games Centre
200 Hamilton Boulevard, Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 0A6, Canada (Whitehorse, YT)
Duration:
Freelance
Hours / week:
Not Specified
Wage / Salary:
Not Disclosed
Date posted:
Closing date:

Description:

POSITION DESCRIPTION 

Job posting closes: July 18th, 2024 at 5:00pm Yukon Standard Time

At our core, the City of Whitehorse is committed to cultivating an inclusive employee community and workspace, confronting racism and biases for fairness and equity, while advancing reconciliation and accessibility.

The City promotes work life balance for its employees and offers flexible work arrangements, such as work from home and compressed work weeks, subject to applicable administrative directives.

An Eligibility List may be established from this competition – the duration of the eligibility list may be up to 12 months. The eligibility list may be used to fill future permanent full-time, permanent part-time, temporary full-time, temporary part-time, term or casual vacancies within the same department and classification based on the organizational needs by going to the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires.

This position is covered by a collective agreement between the City of Whitehorse and the Public Service Alliance of Canada/Yukon Employees Union.

The City wishes to thank all applicants for their interest but only those candidates selected to advance in the recruitment will be contacted.  Note that only those candidates eligible to legally work in Canada will be considered.

Instructor

Job Code: 316

Department: Recreation

Job Summary:

The incumbent instructs aquatic programming to a diverse range of participants.  Aspects of this role include preparation for instruction, delivery, evaluation, feedback, and assessment of skills.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Provides aquatic instruction for patrons; monitors activities being taught and ensures the quality of the programming meets standards
  2. Prepares and implements lesson plans, instructional material, and provides technical guidance for age appropriate and skill-focused lessons based on participant abilities; prepares and distributes candidate progress reports, and prepares and submits statistical reports/records. Depending on experience may mentor lesson volunteers assigned to their programs.
  3. Receives and responds to questions, concerns, and complaints from patrons; determines issues and resolves or refers to higher-level staff as appropriate.
  4. Works collaboratively with participants and aquatic staff to ensure a positive learning environment.
  5. Under the direction of the Aquatic Supervisor, assists in developing or implementing specialized aquatic activities and events.
  6. Performs light custodial maintenance and minor repairs to facility and equipment, assisting in the inventory and stocking of first aid and program supplies.
  7. Maintains a clean and orderly workspace in accordance with Occupational Health and Safety standards.
  8. Inputs performance data from the program lessons
  9.  Attends seasonal in-service to maintain standards
  10.  Follows, so far as is reasonably practicable, established safety procedures and standards.
  11.  Other related duties.

CATEGORY Recreation & Sports

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Working Conditions:

Exposure to constant noise, extreme temperatures when in and out of the water, and humidity in the pool environment. 

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Grade 10, or 15 years of age
  • Instructor experience an asset
  • Swim Instructor (SI) – Lifesaving Society
  • Standard First Aid/CPR Level C
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems certification (WHMIS)
  • RCMP Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Lifesaving Instructor certification (LSI) an asset
  • Aqua Fitness Certification (CALA, WaterArt, BCRPA or equivalent) an asset  

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Examples of Equipment to Operate:

 Office equipment, computer with Microsoft Office applications, recreation management software, communications equipment, audio-visual equipment, first aid equipment.

Accommodation Requests:

Shortlisted candidates who require accommodation or have accessibility needs during the selection process are encouraged to reach out to the Recruiter and make requests to ensure their full participation. The City of Whitehorse is committed to reviewing requests and making arrangements for reasonable accommodation and accessibility requests. You may email to name of recruiter @whitehorse.ca and careers@whitehorse.ca.

Other Details:

Job seekers are required to create an online profile and submit their application electronically through the City's online Applicant system via www.whitehorse.ca/careers. Instructions on applications are provided at https://www.whitehorse.ca/our-government/employment/how-to-apply/. If you have any further questions regarding this posting, please contact the recruiter at HR@whitehorse.ca.

To apply for this position, you are required to submit your resume. 

Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the recruiting process. 

At the time this posting closes, candidates must have valid and current licenses/certifications/education that match the position requirements. Candidates who are selected to continue with the recruiting process will be required to provide proof of qualifications during their interview. 

EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT: YEU Local Y046

RANGE: $26.29 - $30.93

HOURS PER WEEK: On-Call/As Needed

ORGANIZATIONAL UNIT: City of Whitehorse / Community Services / Recreation

Additional Information:
Please apply on company website: https://whitehorse.mua.hrdepartment.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/2167
To apply:
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