Aktiv Open Water Swim Series is a locally organized and run event. The event takes place in Welland on the Flat Water Recreational Canal. The swim race distances range from 500m to 3.9km. We need Lifeguards to be on Stand Up Paddle Boards, Kayak or on shore, ensuring the safety of all participants. The role also includes aiding in course setup and take down, and some help with the athletes overall experience at the event. If you are interested in a position as one of the lifeguards please submit an application in person or online to Trysport Niagara/Aktiv Life; 17 Lock Street, St. Catharines or by email to Barb@trysportniagara.com
Position Title: Lifeguard & Course Help
Terms of Employment: Seasonal, Weekend, Day,
Salary: $11.00 to $15 Hourly for 2 hours per race
June 1: 1:30pm-4:30pm
June 29: 1:30pm -4:30pm
July 13: 1:30pm -4:30pm
July 27: 1:30pm -4:30pm
August 10: 1:30pm -4:30pm
August 24: 1:30pm -4:30pm
Location: Welland Flat Water Recreational Canal at Notre Dame Rowing Club Boathouse, Ontario
Education: Some high school, Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): First Aid Certificate, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate, National Lifeguard Service (NLS) Certificate
Experience: Competitive swimming or triathlon background considered and asset
Recreational Concentration: Aktiv Open Water Swim Series (AktivLife.ca)
Type of Clients: All ages
Work Setting: Open water
Activity Focus: Patrolling/supervising activities
Specific Skills: Enforce safety rules and regulations, tracking attendance and creating reports.
Additional Skills: Provide emergency or first aid, aid with course setting and athlete experience
Essential Skills: Decision making, Communication, Problem solving, Initiative and Leadership Skills
Other Information: All applicants must hold current NLS certification.
Employer: Aktiv Life Inc.
How to Apply:
Please apply with a cover letter and resume.
By E-mail: Barb@trysportniagara.com
In person: Trysport Niagara/Aktiv Life; 17 Lock Street, Unit 110 (inside the Lock and Main Marketplace, St. Catharines, Ontario
Advertised until: August 24, 2014
Aktiv Life Inc.
Retail Store and Office
15 Lock Street, #101
St. Catharines (Port Dalhousie),
ON, L2N 5B6
Tuesday: 12:00 – 18:00
Wednesday: 12:00 – 18:00
Thursday: 12:00 – 18:00
Friday: 12:00 – 18:00
Saturday: 10:00 – 17:00
* Extended hours available by appointment – just email us. We can be available to help meet your needs.
Contact us directly:
on the Bruce Trail by Brock University
Distance options: 3km, 6km, 12km, 18km, 24km