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Junior – Intermediate – Senior Coach

Job Number: J0621-1203
Requisition #: 2021-CSLDC(Natation)
Request for posting: Auxiliary
Job Category: Aquatic Centre
Number of Positions: 2
Date Posted: October 13, 2021
Closing Date: January 31, 2022

Pointe-Claire is a city with a population of 31,000 located along Lac Saint-Louis and forming part of Greater Montreal. Recognized for its lifestyle, Pointe-Claire also has a distinctively rich architectural and historical heritage and provides services of outstanding quality to its population. Dedicated to the life of its citizens, the City's mission is to ensure that the quality of its social, cultural and economic environment is maintained for citizens today as well as future generations.

Description:

Reporting to the Head Coach and/or Assistant Head Coach, the incumbent will be responsible for managing and supervising athletes ensuring their development and continuing the tradition of excellence and enthusiasm that has characterized our Club for decades.

The jobholder’s main responsibilities are as follows:

• Setting up training programs and planning the season;
• Training and preparing athletes for competitions;
• Working in collaboration with the Head Coach or Assistant Head Coach;
• Teaching proper swimming techniques;
• Attending monthly meetings;
• Performing video analyses and providing technical advice;
• Performing any other related tasks.

Departmental mission:

The mission of the Culture, Sports, Leisure and Community Development Department is to improve quality of life by promoting accessibility, participation, and integration of all citizens through the provision of excellent community, cultural, sports and recreational facilities, activities, and services.

The Pointe-Claire Swim Club has been a leader in Canadian swimming for more than 30 years. A large number or world record holders and Olympic medallists got their start in the City of Pointe-Claire. More than 400 swimmers take part in our program.

Job requirements:

Requirements Junior Coach
• High school diploma in progress;
• Level 1 NCCP (or to be completed within the first year of hiring date);
• 1 year experience as coach in a competitive summer swim team and/or a competitive Québec Swimming Federation team or its equivalent;

Requirements Intermediate Coach
• High school diploma completed;
• Level 2 NCCP (or to be completed within the first 6 months of hiring date);
• 2 years full time experience or 4 years part time experience as a coach of a competitive Québec Swimming Federation team or its equivalent;

Requirements Senior Coach
• High school diploma completed;
• Level 3 NCCP (or to be completed within the first 6 months of hiring date);
• 4 years full time experience or 6 years part time experience as a coach of a competitive Québec Swimming Federation team or its equivalent;

The incumbent must be bilingual (French and English) and must have a National Lifeguard Certificate (or to be obtained in the first six months of hiring date). In addition, following competencies are essential:

• Interpersonal communication skills;
• Ability to work in a team setting;
• Organizational skills.

Schedule:

Variable schedule: Days, evenings and weekend

Footnote:

* The City of Pointe-Claire is an equal opportunity employer and invites women, Aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, ethnic minorities and handicapped persons to submit their candidacies. We thank you in advance for your application; however, only candidates who are selected will be contacted.