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Aquatic Leadership Trainer (Fall 2024)


Trainers are responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing a high-quality course according to the certifying agency’s expectations and evaluation criteria that is stimulating and enjoyable for all participants. Responsible for the safety and well-being of registered participants at all times. 



  • Plan, organize and deliver high quality, safe, and stimulating leadership course for all participants.
  • Provide a high level of front-line customer service including greeting and engaging participants.
  • Communicate with participants in regard to lesson opportunities and accident prevention.
  • Control and communicate safety issues/concerns pertaining to the safe operation of an aquatic facility.
  • Maintain complete vigilance while on duty and be ready to respond to any emergency situation.
  • Complete administrative duties in a timely manner (e.g. attendance, incident/accident reports, course documentation).
  • Maintain a safe and tidy program space ensuring equipment is set-up and stored appropriately.
  • Report all concerns, accidents and incidents to immediate supervisor and take appropriate action.
  • Maintain an understanding of department programs and services.
  • Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff.
  • Attend meetings/training as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • Current qualifications to teach/examine course being taught.
  • Exceptional customer service and communication skills.
  • Standard First Aid with CPR –C (dated within 3 years).
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Previous leadership experience working with children.
  • Reliable with a positive, responsible attitude.


Work hours vary up to 44 hours per course and includes evening and weekend shifts. The successful candidate will be required to obtain an acceptable and current Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check at their own expense prior to the employment commencement date.


Compensation for this position ranges based on the course (see below). Interested applicants are invited to submit an application by July 31, 2024, at noon.








Aquatic Leadership Trainer 1

Bronze Medallion
Emergency First Aid
Safe Guard


Aquatic Leadership Trainer 2

Bronze Cross
Standard First Aid


Aquatic Leadership Trainer 3

National Lifeguard Pool
National Lifeguard Waterfront
Aquatic Supervisor Training
Aquatic Management Training
Pool Operator


Aquatic Leadership Trainer 4

Assistant Instructor
Lifesaving Society Swim Instructor
Lifesaving Society Instructors
Examiners Course
Swim Instructor Update


Aquatic Leadership Trainer 5

Standard First Aid Instructors
National Lifeguard Instructors
Aquatic Supervisor Trainer
SEE Auditor
Sport Official Instructor
Pool Operator Instructor


Aquatic Leadership Trainer 6

LSS IT Course
Aquatic Safety Inspector
Aquatic Safety Auditor


Note: The City of Orillia is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process. Please advise the City of Orillia Human Resources Department if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process. We thank all applicants that apply and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act 2001,S.O. 2001, c. 25., and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Freedom of Information Coordinator, City of Orillia, 50 Andrew St. S., Orillia ON L3V 7T5.