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Ref # HTL001 - (Aquatics) Head Team Leader - Full-Time - CUPE

The Head Team Leader supervises the delivery of programs and activities of the Battlefords CO-OP Aquatic Centre. This role contributes to providing overall leadership to the Battlefords CO-OP Aquatic Centre staff and is responsible for outcomes in the following key activities: contributing to the development of and implementation of aquatics guidelines and procedures; maintaining a safe and enjoyable environment for patrons and staff; implementation and recommendation of programs, services and activities that are responsive to community needs; staff development and daily facility operations and maintenance. This position demonstrates leadership and team-building skills combined with strong communication, planning, and customer service.


  • Demonstrate a minimum of two years of experience in the Lifeguard and Swim Instructor role.
  • Demonstrate a combination of at least two years of supervisory experience and training.
  • Grade 12 or G.E.D. or equivalent.
  • National Lifeguard Certification - Lifesaving Society.
  • Obtain the following qualifications within 18 months:
    • First Aid Instructor
    • Lifesaving Instructor (LSI) Certification
    • Valid First Aid/CPR - C/AED Certification
    • National Lifeguard (NLS) Instructor
    • O2 Provider (an asset)
    • Saskatchewan Pool I Operator Certificate

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead staff in the safe and proper operation of the facility.
  • Serve as the aquatics subject matter expert, and demonstrate knowledge and ability by instructing various Lifesaving Society Courses (Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, National Lifeguard, Swim for Life).
  • Perform custodial and operational tasks.
  • Perform water quality tests.
  • Responsible for providing a high standard of aquatic training, emergency care, and provision of first aid.
  • Recognize and respond to emergencies through knowledge and application of lifeguard surveillance and rescue techniques.
  • Instruct aquatic programs and provide direct program and event leadership, including lifeguarding duties in a wide variety of aquatic-based recreation programs.
  • Assist in the creation, planning, organization, implementation, and evaluation of aquatic programs and special events.
  • Perform a variety of administrative tasks, including front desk support (cross-training) and assistance and maintenance of a variety of program reports and records.

Competition Number: HTL001

Rate of Pay:

$23.77 per hour (CUPE 2024 Rates)          

Hours of Work:

8 hrs/day; 40 hrs/week; rotating schedule within recreational programming.

Posting Closing date:

Once a successful candidate is found.

Equal opportunity

The City is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in the workplace. If you require accommodation according to the Saskatchewan Human Rights Code, please let us know in order for us to ensure that you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.

Contact information

City of North Battleford
1291 101st Street
P.O. Box 460
North Battleford, SK S9A 2Y6
Phone: 306 445-1700
Fax: 306 445-0411

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

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