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

2023 Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services Summer Campaign

Now Open!

2023 Summer Student Employment Program is now accepting online job applications until the end of August 2023.

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

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Youth and Child Care Worker, Inclusive Recreation (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Specialist, Introductory Sport 6 Jun 2023
Specialist, Advanced Sport (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Program Leader Inclusive Recreation (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Specialist, Heritage (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Program Leader, Sports (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Attendant, Recreation & Culture (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Coordinator, Rec & Culture-Activities (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Instructor, Introductory Arts (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Instructor, Inclusive Recreation (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Instructor, Intermediate Arts (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Instructor, Specialized Fitness (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Service Representative II (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Program Leader, Arts (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Supervisor, Box Office (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Aquafitness Instructor (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Specialist, Intermediate Sport (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Public Skating Attendant (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Program Leader, Recreation (Part time) 6 Jun 2023
Personal Fitness Trainer (Part Time) 6 Jun 2023
Cardio/Weight Room Attendant (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Instructor, Specialized Aquafitness (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Instructor, Fitness (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023
Instructor, Advanced Arts (Part Time) 6 Jun 2023
Service Representative I (Part-time) 6 Jun 2023

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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