Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo

  • Slide Attendant Level 1 - Part time

    Job Location CA-AB-Fort McMurray
    Posted Date 6 days ago(2019/1/11 4:56 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Slide Attendants are active and important members of the Regional Recreation Corporation's Aquatic Centre Team.  Slide Attendants facilitate fun, ensure a safe and enjoyable aquatic experience for members, guests and teammates and gain valuable work experience which can assist in securing employment as a Lifeguard/Instructor in later years.


    Position Type: 2 Part-time Positions Available

    Pay Rate: $17.68 ($1 less during probationary period)

    Posted: January 11th, 2019

    Closing date: January 18th, 2019




    • Performs slider height checks and monitors slider safety.
    • Assists sliders in and out of inner tubes.
    • Performs wristband checks.
    • Wears designated uniform while on duty.
    • Participates in regular in-service training events.
    • Performs other related duties as required by supervisory employees.


    Mandatory Qualifications: (to be maintained as a condition of employment)

    • Lifesaving Society Bronze Medallion or National Lifeguard Service Award – Pool Option (one award must be current within two years)
    • Aquatic Emergency Care or Standard First Aid (Canadian Red Cross or Lifesaving Society, St John’s; must be current within two years)
    • CPR-C (Canadian Red Cross or Lifesaving Society preferred; must be current within one year) 
    • Minimum 15 Years of age 

    Qualifications provided by the Employer: (to be maintained as a condition of employment)

    • WHMIS (to be recertified annually)

    Attributes and Abilities:

    • Enthusiastic
    • Energetic
    • Outgoing
    • Able to work independently with little direction
    • Able to work as an effective member of a team


    • While performing the essential functions of this job, some tasks involve the ability to exert very moderate physical effort, typically involving some combination of standing, standing at a height, sitting, sitting at a height, crouching, walking, climbing, swimming, performing work while wet and/or performing the aforementioned tasks for extended periods of time.
    • Emergency tasks and regular staff training events involve the performance of physically demanding work, which may involve some combination of running, climbing and/or swimming and may involve lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling heavy objects including distressed persons on land or in the water, including performing work while wet and/or performing the aforementioned tasks for extended periods of time.
    • Slide Attendants must maintain the ability to demonstrate “Must See” items from the appropriate governing body’s current publication standards to the satisfaction of the employer at all times of scheduled employment.
    • Safe lifting, bending, carrying and rescue techniques and the use of a rescue aid in the water and the coordination of rescue with a second rescuer and rescue aids in the water, when possible, are required. 
    • Safe use of employee protective equipment is required.
    • All employees are responsible and accountable for MacDonald Island Parks’ health and safety policy. All employees at every level should be familiar with the requirements of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety legislation as it relates to their work processes.


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