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Assistant Head of Waterfront


Position: Assistant Head of Waterfront

Location: 2400 Limberlost Road, Huntsville, Ontario, P1H 2J6

Employment: Summer 2024

Reports to: Waterfront Director

Overview of Olympia & Waterfront

Olympia Sports Camp is a world-class, up-beat, dynamic and safe environment, where campers learn to participate and share in a community that focuses on positive energy and peer encouragement. 



  • Stay alert and respond swiftly to perform rescues and offer aid when necessary.
  • Participate in the training of waterfront staff to ensure they are well-prepared for their roles.
  • Maintain proper staffing levels and schedules for each shift to ensure smooth operations.
  • Represent the waterfront team during emergencies and drills.
  • Collaborate in the organization of staff appreciation events to boost team morale.
  • Offer recognition and constructive feedback to staff members during their shifts.
  • Plan and assign daily tasks based on operational needs and goals, delegating these tasks to staff and overseeing their completion.
  • Identify and create growth opportunities for experienced staff members.
  • Represent the Tuck department at Coaches meetings, where you’ll discuss policy and schedule Regattas.
  • Serve as the Tuck department representative at Opening Ceremonies.
  • Ensure that all program equipment is well-organized, clean, and safe for use.
  • Assist in maintaining the cleanliness and safety of all safety equipment.
  • Set a positive example through your behavior, upholding the values of Olympia.
  • Actively supervise and motivate staff to achieve their best performance.
  • Fill in for the roles of head guard or guards when shortages occur.
  • Assume the roles and duties of the Director in their absence.


Job Requirements:

  • Experience in a supervisory or management role is preferred
  • Lifeguarding experience in an outdoor or lake setting
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to lift weight of 25 lbs 
  • National Lifeguard-Pool (minimum) or National Lifeguard-Waterfront (asset)
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C
  • Pleasure Craft Operator Card (Boating Licence) or willingness to obtain
  • Minimum 750 hours of on-job lifeguard experience
  • Red Cross Swim Instructor (or equivalent) considered an asset
  • Lifesaving Society Lifesaving Instructor considered an asset
  • G2 or G licence (or international equivalent) preferred
  • Clean Police Check with Vulnerable Sector Check


Our commitment to you:

  • We fully support all Health and Dietary Concerns – we have 3 nurses, a doctor and 4 athletic therapists available to you throughout the summer as well as a supportive kitchen staff
  • Downtime from 10:30-1am every night, aside from occasional supervisory duty, to catch up with staff, relax or participate in programs. Gym, fitness center & counsellor lounge available.
  • You will share a room with one other senior staff member.
  • You will get a day off each week. Every Saturday, there will be a bus into town as well as incredibly fun counsellor programs.

If you are interested in the job, please apply to Our Team | Olympia Sports Camp 


Waterfront / Swim Specialist


Olympia Sports Camp

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(905) 479-9388