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Waterfront Director

Waterfront Director

Company: Frontier Trails Camp
Contact Person: Marie Tubby
10545, Hwy 60
Eganville, Ontario , K0J 1T0
Phone: 613-625-2416

Position Description



Frontier Trails Camp - ONTARIO


RESPONSIBLE TO         The Activity Coordinator and Director


GENERAL PURPOSE      To oversee the safe implementation of all Waterfront Activities

                                               To teach swimming lessons &  a variety of Waterfront Activities

                                               To maintain the Waterfront so it is clean and safe

                                               To also be a Dorm  leader, or activity leader  if called upon to do so


REQUIREMENTS           18 years of age with      hours experience

                                            Current NLS

                                            Current 1st Aid and CPR

                                              Current Red Cross Instructors or equivalent an asset

                                             ORCA qualifications or equivalent an asset

        *Proof of qualifications will be required  

          Police Check


SPIRITUAL PURPOSE  To function as a Spiritual organism rather than as a collection of independent persons filling positions. The Spiritual objectives of camp will only be achieved as each staff member consistently lives out the Frontier Trails Camp Mission.




            1.  Hold training sessions for Waterfront staff to review all waterfront regulations, general

                 procedures and emergency procedures

            2.  Ensure that all Waterfront staff qualifications are current

            3.  Ensure that all areas of the Waterfront meet or exceed Health Code regulations

4.  Check first aid kits, emergency horns, signage, reaching poles, spinal boards, lifejackets

     and ring buoys to see they are in place and in good working order

            5.  Designate a back up guard or teacher in an emergency situation

            6.  Oversee all Waterfront activities - work with the Program Director

8.  Be responsible to determine if the staff member is safe and competent in the specific capacity

     they are assigned to

            9.  Coordinate with the Program Director for all Waterfront special Program events

10. Ensure that other Waterfront staff are maintaining their areas and equipment in safe manor

            11. Visit all waterfront areas at least once /day

            12. Encourage a unified and disciplined team of staff

            16. Be approachable and understanding

            18. Fill out all reports promptly and ensure incident reports are handed in to the Nurse or director.

            19. Take the Waterfront staff through the Risk Management sheets and have them sign off





Make sure that all safety items are readily available: spinal board, life jackets in good order,

   emergency horns, first aid kit, extra whistles, accident/incident report book, extra sun block,

   hats, teaching aids, poles and ring buoys

2.  Monitor damage to all Waterfront equipment: lifejackets, paddles, canoes, kayaks, row boats;

     All damage must be reported and the equipment removed from the area according to the camp

     Risk Management protocols


3.  Check life jackets regularly for safety issues: lost belts, torn sides or zippers, punky or folded

     floatation material that no longer functions as it should. Discard to program director as needed. Make a record of      what has been discarded and inform the Director

            4.  Notify the Program Director of any supplies or needed equipment

            5.  Assign river / pond staff to clean sheds weekly

6.  Do not let the lifejackets sit outside in the sun. When dry, they should be put away on rack in the shade or in the boat house.

            7.  Encourage the staff to maintain high standards in all areas



Demonstrate a consistent Christian lifestyle as an example
Attend morning Staff &  Prayer Meeting
Spiritually mentor the Pool and Waterfront staff
Attend Get Start Devotions  after breakfast
Maintain a personal devotional life and prayer time. Pray for campers and staff
Ensure each camper is presented with the gospel as they answer the questions
Have solid organizational skills
Have an ability to clearly convey instructions to others
Be patient and enthusiastic
Be supportive and encouraging of all camper efforts
Have a desire to see high standards kept in every Activity program
Demonstrate and promote good work habits
Attend all evening programs to help with supervision
Assist & lifeguard on a cabin cookout on Wednesday night
Be willing to perform tasks other than those assigned, if requested




Revised 2016


Posted: January 22, 2018 | Expires: April 22, 2018
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 4851 ]