Recreation, Cultural & Facility Services

Aquafit Instructor Certification Opportunity 

Complete your certification to become an Aqua fitness Instructor. Apply for exciting job opportunities with the City of Ottawa. 

The following organizations offer Aquafit Certification courses in Ottawa: 


Canadian Aquafit Leadership Alliance

2024 Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services Summer Campaign

Open now!

2024 Summer Student Employment Program is accepting online job applications until the end of August 2024.

Check out the eligibility criteria and hiring process for summer student opportunities.

Search results for "". Page 1 of 2, Results 1 to 25 of 35
Title Date Sort descending
Program Administrator, Inclusive Recreation 15 May 2024
Planner 2, Parks and Facilities Planning 7 May 2024
Aquafitness Instructor (Part-time) 29 Apr 2024
Youth and Child Care Worker, Inclusive Recreation (Part-time) 29 Apr 2024
Instructor, Inclusive Recreation (Part-time) 29 Apr 2024
Public Skating Attendant (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Service Representative I (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Supervisor, Box Office (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Instructor, Intermediate Arts (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Cardio/Weight Room Attendant (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Program Specialist, Arts (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Counselor, Inclusive Recreation (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Specialist, Introductory Sport (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Specialist, Heritage (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Specialist, Intermediate Sport (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Program Leader, Inclusive Recreation (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Specialist, Intermediate Sport (Ice Instructor) Part-time 28 Apr 2024
Program Leader, Recreation (Part time) 28 Apr 2024
Service Representative II (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Personal Fitness Trainer (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Instructor, Advanced Arts (Part Time) 28 Apr 2024
Instructor, Specialized Aquafitness (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Coordinator, Recreation and Culture Activities (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Recreation and Culture Attendant (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
Lifeguard (Part-time)
Lifeguard (Part-time) 28 Apr 2024
28 Apr 2024

Make a difference in yourself; make a difference in your community!

Welcome to the City of Ottawa's Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services (RCFS) job opportunities. We are always searching for energetic and talented people to take on exciting challenges and contribute to our community. Our job opportunities are a perfect way for you to gain valuable work experience and learn new skills.

We offer a wide range of job opportunities to support community programs and activities such as swimming, skating, performing and visual arts, fitness, sports, after school programs and summer camps.

Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services runs two hiring campaigns throughout the year:

  • The Fall, Winter and Spring Hiring Campaign is open for a 12 month period beginning in May.
  • The Summer Campaign opens each year in February and closes at the end of the summer season. This campaign is used to staff summer job opportunities only.

If you’re interested in joining our team, view the current opportunities above and apply online.

Refer to our hiring process on how to apply and review the Important facts and information.

To obtain further information on City of Ottawa Recreation and Culture programs, visit Recreation Cultural and Facility Services. To learn more about Facilities in your area, visit Recreation Facilities

Important facts and information

The City of Ottawa does not accept unsolicited, late or incomplete online applications. Consideration for employment will only be given for jobs in which an application has been submitted.

Police Records Check:

All Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services employees are required to provide a current Police Record Check (PRC) as a condition of employment to work with the ‘vulnerable sector'.

For information on how to obtain a Police Record Check, visit the Ottawa Police Service site.

Successful applicants will be instructed to accept their offer letter online, in addition to, completing mandatory hiring documentation in a timely manner.

Documents required prior to being hired:

  • Proof of age
  • Proof of Certifications and/or Credentials (if required for the job, refer to the job posting)
  • Current Police Record (PRC) or Criminal Reference Check (CRC) (if required for the job, refer to the job posting).


When documenting on line, please be prepared to have the following information available:

  • Social Insurance Number
  • Banking Information (Void cheque or a bank validated deposit form).  The bank account must be in your name.

If you do not have access to a personal computer (PC) and wish to apply, you are welcome to use the PCs available at: the Youth Zone located at 370 Catherine Street; all City of Ottawa Client Service CentresLibraries and Community Centres.

The City of Ottawa would like to extend a thank you to all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

For all inquiries, please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.

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