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Head of Waterfront

Head of Waterfront

Come join the Kandalore community and spend your summer on our beautiful waterfront! Providing a space for both campers and staff to explore our camps diverse programming, the Head of Waterfront ensures this space is safe and interactive for all! Please read below a brief detailing of the daily duties for this position and reach out to if you are interested in learning more! 

Duration: June 18th – August 27th, 2024

Standing: Program Manager

Preferred Qualifications:

  • National Lifeguard Certification
  • Swimming Instructors Certification
  • Lifesaving Instructors Certification

Description of Duties:

    • Responsible for enforcement of all safety policies and procedures on the waterfront.  Communication and clarification is a key aspect of this role
    • Head the teaching of our Waterfront Emergency Procedures
    • Support our waterfront programming – including creating lesson plans, supporting bronze med and cross classes/examinations, facilitation of programming etc.
    • Ensure swim and waterfront activity ratios are being met and followed on the waterfront at all times.
    • Ensure all lifeguarding equipment is maintained and in full repair
    • Ensure all evening programs are adequately lifeguarded and ratios are followed.  Must be on the waterfront for any evening programs.
    • Maintenance of all water activities (including docks, plunga, K2, and water tramp), inflating when needed and cleaning (this is sometimes a daily occurrence).
    • Maintenance of crash boats at sailing (including cleaning, bailing after rain storms and ensuring boat has 2 paddles and lifejackets for all passengers/drivers)
    • Check kayak and sup equipment and ensure there are enough boats, paddles and lifejackets at activity dailies. Check every period if activities.
    • Assist with swim tests on the first day of each session.
    • Make the free swim guard duty schedule. Making sure there is at least one senior staff for buddy board and one qualified NLS staff member.
    • Pick up waterfront walkie and binder every morning before the beginning of activities, ensuring walkie-talkie has been charged for the day the night before.
    • Check-in at the beginning of every activity change with ski, snorkel, sail, SUP, water trampoline, K2, plunga, swim, canoe and kayak to ensure they have all campers.


Waterfront / Swim Specialist


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