City of Guelph

2018 SUMMER - Wading Pools Attendants

2 weeks ago
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Summer Positions
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level

Job Description

Position Summary:

Provide excellent customer service at a City of Guelph Wading Pool while maintaining and enforcing high safety standards at all times. Guided by the goals and objectives of the City of Guelph Strategic Plan and committed to the Corporate Values of integrity, excellence and wellness, the candidate will aid in the achievement of the Community Vision – to be the city that makes a difference.


Hours of Work:

  • Sunday to Saturday any five (5) days
  • Up to 35 hours a week
  • You will be scheduled for most weekends of the summer
  • Scheduled shifts from June to Labour day


  • Provide quality customer service for all patrons in the park
  • Report any vandalism, or damage to equipment or public property
  • Complete required records and time sheets on a daily basis
  • Clean up around the area daily
  • Open and operate the facility as per the procedures set out
  • Perform daily site inspections on all equipment and facilities, reporting defects to the immediate supervisor or designate
  • Maintain daily written records of work-related activities, chemical levels, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Must possess good team skills and have a focus on quality customer service
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision
  • Experience working with children is an asset
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C certification
  • Wading Pool Attendant or National Lifeguard certification considered an asset
  • A current Police Record Check/Vulnerable Sector Check is required immediately after an offer has been made and must be dated no earlier than the offer date.


Pay rate: $14.00 per hour


Important Notes:

  • A satisfactory police record/vulnerable sector check will be required as soon as possible following the offer of employment and prior to starting work
  • Successful candidates must attend the compulsory orientation training sessions scheduled in May and June
  • All staff must wear CSA (Green Triangle) approved steel toe boots, ankle high 

How to Apply:

Applications must be received online by Monday, January 22, 2018.  To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply For this Job" button.  In order to be considered for this position you must complete all of the steps when creating your profile.  This will include a short online screening questionnaire specific to this position as part of the application process.  You will also need to attach both your cover letter and resume saved as one document.  If you have already created a profile, you may simply login to begin your application.

The City of Guelph is committed to creating a fair and equitable workplace with employment systems that allow everyone to participate fully and with respect for their diversity.  If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please notify us when you are contacted for an interview.

Personal information collected through the recruitment process will be used solely to determine eligibility for employment.  We thank all candidates in advance; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer.





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