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Wading Pool Attendant - Scarborough District

Posting Date: May 17, 2022

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: City of Toronto

Important: Do not apply to this job opportunity if you are a returning City of Toronto employee, instead please complete an online scheduling form.


The Community Recreation Branch is responsible for the delivery of high-quality, community-based recreation programs and services to the diverse neighbourhoods of Toronto. We provide a variety of programs that promote the social and physical development for people of all ages, with an emphasis on children and youth. The Community Recreation Branch strives to ensure Toronto residents have positive recreational experiences that enhance quality of life and contribute to lifelong active living.


Req ID:  24210
Job Category:  Aquatics
Job Type:  Temporary, Part-time
Hourly Rate:  $15.35 
Number of Positions:  10
Start Date:   TBD  
Work Location:  Scarborough District - Various
District:  Scarborough District
Season:  Summer  
Duration:  TBD
Shift Information:  TBD
Division:  Parks, Forestry & Recreation
Section:  PFR CR Community Recreation
Posting End Date:  06/17/2022 



  • Ensures a safe aquatic environment for wading pool and splash pad patrons through supervision, accident prevention, public education, and public relations.
  • Ensures compliance with Ministry of Health Guidelines for Public Wading Pools and all relevant legislation and policy and procedures manuals.
  • Ensures that the appropriate equipment is in place and operational and that the equipment is stored away after use.
  • Executes emergency procedures and uses safety/rescue equipment.
  • Monitors and controls access to the program.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program and keeps daily logs.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
  • Interacts with the public and staff to provide program information. Promotes activities/events.
  • Takes appropriate action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies as outlined in Divisional policies and procedures.
  • Performs pool and facility maintenance.  (i.e. adds appropriate chemicals (adhering to WHMIS Guidelines), filling, draining, and cleaning of the wading pool).
  • Performs maintenance/janitorial duties including but not restricted to: change room/washroom cleaning and disinfecting, pool chemistry tests, vacuuming, backwashing, chemical balancing, and pool fouling clean up.



  1. Current Lifesaving Society Bronze Cross or Lifesaving Society Wading Pool Attendant Certification.
  2. Current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation 'C' certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
  3. You possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD).  Applicants who meet all other qualifications can view the City of Toronto's Leadership Guide to find and register for PHCD course, in order to meet this qualification.  Please note, during the Covid-19 pandemic, applicants will be provided with access to an Online PHCD workshop upon being successful in the job competition.

Note: All City of Toronto employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City's Mandatory Vaccination Policy.


Accommodation:  If you are an individual who requires accommodation, due to disability under the Ontario Human Rights Code, to apply for this position, please email us at, quoting the Requisition ID and the job title.  The City is committed to providing Code-protected accommodation throughout its hiring process. Please visit Hiring Policies and Statements for further details.


Vulnerable Sector Check:  One of the requirements for working with children and vulnerable adults is applicants providing the results of a Vulnerable Sector Check. For Recreation Worker positions, we are only able to consider candidates who obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check. Once an applicant is given a conditional offer of employment, we will obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check for applicants who reside within the City of Toronto. Applicants who reside outside of the City of Toronto will need to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check from their local Police Service.  For further information on the vulnerable sector screening, please contact your local Police Service.