Lifeguard and Instructor (Former Employee) – Toronto, ON – 16 September 2013
A typical day at work consisted of interacting with many patrons and assuring their safety at the pool. I have learned to communicate effectively with different types of people as we get a lot of people coming into the pool each and everyday. I also learned to work well with little kids as I had to teach them. The management was great as I was never confused as to who I reported to. I enjoy spending time with my co-workers as we were all similar in age (students) and we would have a lot to talk about during break times. The hardest part of the job is when a patron gives you a hard time because you have to always keep your calm even when you know they are wrong.
Executive Assistant (Former Employee) – Toronto, ON – 19 March 2018
I worked with really great superiors and co-workers. Other than nepotism is really bad there, people i worked for were great. From my first supervisor, the by-law officers and managers, they were all great.
LIFEGUARD/ INSTRUCTOR (Current Employee) – Toronto, ON – 19 March 2018
If you're looking to make money over the summer while also being able to enjoy the outdoors and not be stuck inside this is definitely the job for you. Some pools may be more hectic than others so it may be more stressful depending on your pool of choice.