City of Guelph

  • Wading Pools Attendants

    Job Location CA-ON-Guelph
    Posted Date 5 months ago(12/3/2018 12:46 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Summer Positions
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector
    Career Level
    Experienced, Student
  • Job Description

    The City of Guelph is a vibrant community with over 120,000 people located in the heart of Southern Ontario, just one hours driving distance from Toronto.  Set in a picturesque natural setting, Guelph is known for its rich architectural heritage, growing economy and excellent quality of life - all good reasons to consider a career in this beautiful city.

    Job 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 Administrative 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.

    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


    $14 per hour   (2018 rate)

    How to apply

    Qualified applicants are invited to apply using our online application system by Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Please note all applicants must complete the online questionnaire specific to this position at the time they submit their resume and cover letter in order to be considered. Proof of qualifications will be requested at the interview stage.


    Please visit the job posting listed on our careers page and click on the “Apply for this job” button. Instructions will follow.


    The City of Guelph is an equal opportunity employer which values diversity in the workplace. We are therefore happy to accommodate any individual needs in keeping with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in the hiring process, please contact us to make your needs known in advance.


    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.



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