Aquatic Attendant

Competition Number: 2024-08

Job Title: Aquatic Attendant

Department: Aquatics- Parks, Facilities and Recreation

Employment Type: Casual

Salary: $19.90/hour

Posted Date: March 1, 2024

Closing Date: July 31, 2024

Last Updated Date: March 4, 2024, 9:25

Status: Open



Casual (No Guaranteed Hours)

  March 01, 2024

The City of Fernie is now accepting applications for the un-benefited position of Casual Aquatic (Recreation) Attendant. This position has no guaranteed hours and is classified as Schedule B in accordance with current CUPE 2093 contract.


Principle responsibilities are to control safe access to the water slide, Wibit, and any other Aquatic Program equipment being operated. Must perform routine janitorial and slide maintenance tasks in the Aquatic Centre. An employee in this position is under the general direction of the Aquatic Supervisor who is under direction of the Manager of Parks and Recreation.


  • Check the water slide and ensure that the slide is in good working order.
  • Identifies slide concerns in the Pool Log – notifies supervisor of immediate problems or concerns.
  • Opens the water slide to the public and controls the public’s descent down the water slide. Ensures that all safety and            behavioral standards are met.
  • Provides information to the public and answers inquiries concerning programs, services, events, and other facility       bookings.
  • Assists other aquatic staff in their performance of their duties, as required.
  • Sets up rooms, leads activities, and clean-up as required for Aquatic Centre sponsored birthday parties.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned.


  • Bronze Cross
  • Standard First Aid and CPR ‘C’ (or equivalent).
  • Minimum Grade 10
  • Additional aquatic orientated qualifications will be considered an asset to this position.


  • Must be able to maintain pleasant and effective relations with the public and employees of the City, even in adverse conditions.
  • Must have the ability to control the entrance to a facility by the public in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Must have the ability to control public conduct in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Must have the ability to perform janitorial tasks and simple maintenance tasks with regards to the water slide.
Contact Information:

The Aquatic Attendant position is casual with no guaranteed hours or benefits.  The rate of pay for this position is $19.90 per hour in accordance with the current CUPE Collective Agreement. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Position will be open until suitable candidates are found. Please submit detailed applications containing cover letter, resume and references addressed to:

 Jacquie Hill, Manager of Parks and Recreation

250 Pine Ave, PO Box 190, Fernie, BC, V0B 1M0

 The City of Fernie strives to ensure that its employment practices are free from direct and indirect discrimination and is committed to upholding the human rights of those participating in the hiring process. In pursuit of this commitment, City of Fernie will not condone or tolerate any acts of discrimination or harassment under any of the grounds protected under human rights legislation. This commitment extends to the hiring process and throughout the course of employment.




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