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Reporting to the Community Services & Communications Manager, this position will work with the Senior Guard to provide safe supervision, coordinate and instruct a wide variety of aquatic programs, complete required documentation, assist in the mechanical operation of the filter room, balance water chemistry and assist in the daily cleanliness of the facility.

This posting is open to all Town employees.  This position is encompassed by SEIU Local 2 BGPWU and applications will be processed in the following order:

1. From SEIU members                        

2. From all other Town staff   

3. External applications


• Minimum of grade 12 and one (1) year of experience in a related field

• Valid National Lifeguard Service certificate with pool option; Swim, Lifesaving and Emergency First Aid Instructor certificates;                       standard first aid and CPR/AED certificate and WHMIS certificate

• Good interpersonal and communication skills and ability to teach children and adults

• Able to supervise, guide and motivate staff

• Working knowledge of Ontario Regulation 565/90 regarding Public Pools

• Physically able to perform all activities related to this position

• Willing and able to keep current and upgrade qualifications as necessary

• Available to work days, evenings, as well as weekend hours, perform rotating shifts to fulfil the requirements of a seven-day a                    week operation and able to work on short notice

• Provide a vulnerable sector check satisfactory to the Employer

• Valid Class “G” driver’s licence

Hours of work:         Minimum twenty (20) hours per week – days, evenings and weekends

Rate of Pay:              $ 30.350 per hour

Posting will remain open until filled. Please send application including certificates to:

Andrea Gauthier, Corporate Services Manager

P.O. Bag “TM”, 4 Hemlo Drive

Phone: 229-1340 x2234        Fax: 229-1999            E-mail:

Job Description

Rink Attendant

The Town of Marathon is located on the beautiful north shore of Lake Superior, on the eastern edge of the District of Thunder Bay.  With a population of approximately 3,500, Marathon acts as a regional hub offering full service benefits in a friendly, outgoing and safe small town setting. Come experience the comfort and affordability of our friendly spirited community.

Reporting to the Community Services & Communication Manager, this position is responsible for providing a safe, enjoyable arena environment, promoting safety and providing first aid when required.


  • Minimum of one (1) year of secondary-level education
  • Valid standard first aid certificate
  • Skating abilities
  • Ability to effectively communicate with public
  • Able to work independently and in a cold setting (arena)

Hours of work:        evening & weekend shifts

Wage:                        $14.25 per hour plus 4% vacation pay

Applications indicating “Rink Attendant” as the position being sought must be submitted by Thursday, September 23rd, 2021 to:

Andrea Gauthier, Corporate Services Manager

4 Hemlo Drive, PO Bag “TM”

Phone: (807) 229-1349 x 2234      Fax: (807) 229-1999            Email:

 Job Description


Applications indicating position being sought should be sent to:

Andrea Gauthier
Corporate Services Manager
Town of Marathon
4 Hemlo Drive, P.O. Bag “TM”
Marathon, Ontario P0T 2E0

Phone: 229-1340 x 2234 | Fax: 229-1999

For other job opportunities in and around the town of Marathon please visit the Northwest Employment Works Job Bank and/or the Canada Job Bank.

The Corporation of The Town of Marathon is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals for posted opportunities. The Team Member Services Department currently accepts applications/resumes for advertised positions only and does not keep resumes or applications on file.

You will receive a confirmation email once your application has been received. We thank everyone who applies but only those individuals chosen for interviews will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and all other applicable legislation, the Corporation of The Town of Marathon is pleased to accommodate individual needs for applicants with disabilities within the recruitment process. Please call Team Member Services at (807) 229 – 1340 ext. 2234 or email if you require an accommodation to ensure your equal participation in the recruitment and selection process.

In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), information submitted is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act and will be used for candidate selection only.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a resume to:

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