Job Posting

Waterfront Director

Hoop Dreams Basketball Camp

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Required Qualifications:

  • Current National Lifeguard Qualification (NL). (NL waterfront would be an asset.)
  • Current CPR-C and First Aid certification (Instructor/Examiner would be an asset)
  • Current Certified Pleasure Craft Operator
  • Vulnerable Sector Background Check
  • Must have 3 years’ experience working at a pool/waterfront

Recommended Qualifications:

  • Aquatic Supervisor Training
  • SEE Auditor
  • NL Instructor/Examiner (an asset)
  • Excellent working skills including: communication skills, organizational skills and attention to details.

Employment Period:

  • One week of Staff Training (June 25, 2022 – July 3, 2022)
  • 8 weeks of Camp (July 3, 2022 – August 27, 2022)

Salary: $800/week plus room and board

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Lead in the organizing and setting up of the Waterfront prior to camps starting.
  • Review all waterfront policies and procedures, ensure everything is in place as required
  • Attend daily Leadership Team meetings as scheduled.
  • Be on call and prepared to assume a lead role in crisis management/emergency response.
  • Ensure that waterfront policies and procedures are strictly adhered to by all campers/ staff.
  • Train staff how to safely supervise all waterfront activities during staff training week.
  • Lead practical drills throughout summer to ensure all staff know safety protocols and act with speed and effectiveness in emergency situations.
  • Manage rotational lifeguard schedule and waterfront specialty staff schedule.
  • Conduct campers’ swim test each week, to ensure all those who do not pass, wear PFDs.
  • Clearly explain to each new group of campers, all waterfront rules and procedures.
  • Plan and assist with alternate activities when necessary (rain days, Colour War days…).
  • Set out daily opening/closing of waterfront checklists and ensure they are completed daily
  • Conduct daily checks of all waterfront safety and boating equipment, along with first aid supplies and report any issues to the Director.
  • Ensure that the waterfront area is kept tidy and safe, and all equipment is properly stored and cared for.
  • Participate in camp special events, cabin supervision, and other camp duties as required.


Waterfront / Swim Specialist

January 7, 2022

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