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

2023 Summer Student Employment Program is now closed.

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

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Title Date Sort descending
Youth and Child Care Worker, Inclusive Recreation (Part-time) 6 Dec 2023
Instructor, Inclusive Recreation (Part-time) 6 Dec 2023
Aquafitness Instructor (Part-time) 6 Dec 2023
Recreation and Culture Attendant (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Instructor, Intermediate Arts (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Instructor, Introductory Arts (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Personal Fitness Trainer (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Counselor, Inclusive Recreation (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Lifeguard (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Program Leader, Recreation (Part time) 5 Dec 2023
Specialist, Intermediate Sport (Ice Instructor) Part-time 5 Dec 2023
Supervisor, Box Office (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Public Skating Attendant (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Specialist, Introductory Sport (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Coordinator, Recreation and Culture Activities (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Specialist, Intermediate Sport (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Specialist, Heritage (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Program Leader, Arts (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Program Leader, Inclusive Recreation (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Program Leader, Sports (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Instructor, Specialized Aquafitness (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Cardio/Weight Room Attendant (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Instructor, Fitness (Part-time) 5 Dec 2023
Service Representative II (Part-time) 5 Dec 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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