Job Posting

Head Lifeguard


Position: Head Lifeguard

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

Employment: June 24- September 2, 2023

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. 



  • Remain vigilant and act quickly in making rescues and aid
  • Assist in training waterfront staff
  • Resolution of guarding issues
  • Assist Waterfront Director in supervision and implementation of waterfront emergency procedures
  • Assist in developing and assigning tasks (based on day-to-day operations and goals) and assign tasks to staff, oversee completion of these tasks
  • Ensure guard shack is clean and organized
  • Assist in coordinating staff appreciation events
  • Assist in ensuring waterfront program areas are clean and organized and safe
  • Ensure each guard is in position and rotating accordingly throughout shifts
  • Model positive behaviour and uphold Olympia values
  • Actively supervises and motivate staff to perform their best
  • Provide recognition and constructive feedback throughout shifts
  • Fills in roles of guards when shortages occur
  • Fill in roles and duties of Assistant Director when absent

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in a supervisory or management role is preferred
  • Lifeguarding experience in an outdoor or lake setting considered an asset
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to lift weight of 25 lbs 
  • National Lifeguard- Pool  or National Lifeguard- Waterfront(asset)
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-C
  • Clean Police Record Check with a Vulnerable Sector Check  
  • Pleasure Craft Operator Card (Boating Licence) or willingness to obtain
  • Minimum 500 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

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. One night off a week the bus will also run you to town.

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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(190) 547-9938