Recreation and Culture Specialist - House Facilitator (Part-time)



Requisition ID: 13734 

Department: Rec, Cultural & Facility Services Dept. 

Service: Community Rec, Culture & Sport Services 

Employment Type: Multiple Part-time Permanent positions - Up to 24 hours/week

Various Shifts: Days, Evenings, Weekends 

Affiliation: CUPE 503 PT Rec & Cult

Salary Information: $20.222  - $23.839 per hour (2024 rates of pay)

Location: Various Locations

City: Ottawa, ON 

Job Category: Recreation, Cultural & Facility Services

Application Close: 08/06/2025


Cultural and Heritage Programs is responsible for multi-disciplinary arts centres, heritage and museum facilities and structures, the delivery of arts, heritage and museum public programming and events, volunteer program development, audience development, and exhibits and research.

You are responsible to ensure that theatre policies are enforced and that procedures are maintained. You ensure that health, safety and maintenance standards are maintained, and promote excellent customer service relations. You are accountable for the bar, coat check and souvenir revenues and inventory and prepare cash deposits. You monitor, train and provide guidance to front of house personnel, and provide emergency response treatment (First Aid/CPR) as required.


Completion of Grade 12

Minimum of 1 year of supervisory experience interacting with the public. Hospitality experience preferably in a theatre, entertainment venue or similar environment.


Current Standard First Aid, CPR and/or AED certificates
AODA Customer Service/IASR Training
Smart Serve certificate card from the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) 


  • City Of Ottawa Policies and Procedures.
  • Demonstrated awareness of safety/security of public.


  • Candidates must be mature and possess excellent public relations, leadership, communication and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work in a team setting or independently.
  • Must have experience in training, supervision of staff and volunteers.
  • Excellent written/oral communication skills
  • Self Starter
  • Flexibility
  • Proven team leader
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex demands simultaneously


  • Language Requirement:Various language requirements, locations may require English only, French only OR Bilingual competencies. Some positions require English oral, reading, and writing. Some positions required French oral, reading and writing.   
  • Police Record Check: The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check with the Police Services detachment in their jurisdiction to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.; Note: Under the age of 18, requires a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters check in place of the Vulnerable Sector Check.; Police record checks completed by a third-party company will not be accepted.  
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We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 


The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from members of Indigenous, Black and other racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women and non-binary persons, persons of all ethnic origins, religions, sexual orientations, classes, gender identities and expressions. 
Candidates are encouraged to self-identify as a member of one or more designated employment equity groups in the self-identification questionnaire.


The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.



 Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre at 613-580-2424, extension 47411.