Summer Student - Aquatic Cashier



Requisition ID: 5958 

Department: Rec, Cultural & Facility Services Dept. 

Multiple Positions

Affiliation: Non Union/Non MPE

Salary Information: $15.500 - 16.300  per hour (2023 rates of pay)

City: Ottawa, ON 

Job Category: Summer Student Recruitment

Application Close: 01/09/2023


The Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services department is responsible for building a healthy, inclusive and vibrant City, as well as ensuring that communities, residents and visitors have access to the recreation and cultural places, programs, events and services that allow them to experience all the benefits the City has to offer, and overseeing Buildings and Facilities Management for improved service delivery integration, ensuring the best possible client experience in City facilities.

Under the guidance of a Program Coordinator or Recreation Supervisor, you are responsible for performing a wide variety of customer service duties at the assigned facility. These may include, but are not limited to, client inquiries, program registration, and sale of goods/supplies. You also understand and follow all City of Ottawa guidelines, policies and procedures in relation to cash handling and customer service.


High School Student 

Previous experience operating a cash register is preferred


Current Standard First Aid, CPR and/or AED certificates
AODA Accessibility/IASR Training
Current Lifeguard, Lifesaving, Water Safety or Swim Instructor, and/or related aquatics certificates are assets


  • City of Ottawa cash handling procedures
  • AODA - Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (legislated training required by 2010)
  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.
  • City of Ottawa Parks & Recreation Core Training is desirable
  • Leadership Development Certificate (LIT) is desirable


  • Knowledge of Computers
  • Knowledge of Cash registers
  • Ability to follow verbal and/or written directions/procedures.
  • Conflict resolution and problem solving skills, with the ability to manage simultaneous demands.
  • Ability to work in a team setting or independently
  • Maintain a fun and safe environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Sound judgment in difficult situations
  • Must be tactful, kind and patient
  • Must be calm under pressure
  • Must be reliable and trustworthy
  • Must be flexible and enthusiastic
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to follow verbal and/or written directions/procedures.
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment.
  • Enjoy working with the public.
  • Proper attire and footwear


  • 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 Criminal Records and Judicial Matters 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 women, people with disabilities, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.


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.