Job Posting

Waterfront Director

Dates of Employment
Start Date: June 21, 2024
End Date: August 30, 2024
Location: Minden, ON

The Position

Onondaga Camp is looking for a Waterfront Director to oversee all safety on our waterfront.  Onondaga Camp’s waterfront has various activities running simultaneously include sailing, stand up paddleboarding, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, water trampolining and waterskiing.  The Waterfront Director is responsible for ensuring all safety procedures and policies are adhered to while being a positive presence at all times.  The Waterfront Director is also responsible for our ‘free swim’ program which happens on a daily basis.

Necessary Qualifications/Competencies

  • Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard Qualification (NL Pool or Waterfront).
  • Lifesaving Society Examiners is an asset.
  • Previous experience working at a summer camp is preferable.
  • Strong organization skills.
  • This position involves working closely with camp staff who are responsible for keeping our campers safe on the waterfront. People skills and understanding of how to manage others is key.

The Camp

Since 1918, Onondaga Camp has been an overnight camp for children ages 6-16 near Minden, Ontario, offering  an inclusive environment for kids to play, explore, achieve, and grow. We hire staff on the basis of the soundness and maturity of their judgment, their commitment to being strong role models, and most importantly their ability to establish positive and caring relationships with their campers.

The Application Process

To apply, please complete our online application by clicking here, or send a resume and cover letter to Graham MacLellan, Assistant Director, at

Accessibility & Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Onondaga Camp values the diversity of people. We accept applications from all folks and encourage applications from People of Colour, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. We are committed to creating an inclusive community where everyone feels valued, respected, and supported.

Accommodation will be provided, on request, to support candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. All responses will be handled with strict confidence. Please do not hesitate to email or call us (416-482-0782).

Please note that only those who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. We look forward to meeting you!


Waterfront / Swim Specialist

February 27, 2024

Onondaga Camp

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(416) 482-0782