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Summer Student Instructor I, Specialty

Requisition ID: 1341 
Department: Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services Department 
Multiple Positions
Salary Information: $18.554  - $24.727 per hour (2022 rates of pay)
Affiliation: Non Union/Non MPE    
City: Ottawa, ON  
Job Category: Summer Student Recruitment; Recreation, Cultural & Facility Services 
Application Close: 02/09/2022 

 

JOB SUMMARY

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 other supervisor, you are responsible for assisting with planning and implementing program content and for the instruction, coaching or coordination of introductory specialty sport/art programs and/or summer camps (i.e. tennis, volleyball, hockey camp, dance, art, etc.) to ensure participants have a safe and enjoyable camp experience.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

High School Student – minimum Grade 10

Less than 4 months of related experience is required

Demonstrated experience in sport specialty area

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENCES

Current Standard First Aid, CPR and/or AED certificates
AODA Accessibility/IASR Training
Principles of Healthy Child Development training course - High Five
Quest 2 Tool training course - High Five is desirable
Appropriate coaching certification in a relevant specialty recreation/sports program is desirable

KNOWLEDGE

  • Strong background and understanding of specialty area
  • Demonstrated awareness of safety/ security during programs
  • Understanding the development and recreational needs of children.
  • AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) Legislated training required by 2010
  • City of Ottawa Core Training
  • Applicable Ottawa Parks & Recreation, policies and procedures.
  • Must possess the training, experience and knowledge to organize the work and its performance.
  • Must be familiar with all applicable health and safety legislation, have knowledge of any potential or actual danger to health or safety in the work place, and have knowledge of appropriate actions to be taken in order to ensure the health and safety of staff in accordance with applicable legislation and City policies and procedures.

COMPETENCIES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Ability to work in a team setting or independently
  • Maintain a fun and safe environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, leadership, organizational and programming skills
  • Experience working with preschoolers and/or school age children and/or youth.
  • Ability to operate any required tools/equipment
  • Ability to follow verbal and/or written directions/procedures.
  • Technical skills for the appropriate program.
  • Maintain a fun and safe environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, leadership and programming skills
  • Good organization skills
  • Sound judgement in difficult situations
  • Demonstrates strong sport/art background in required activity.
  • Must be able to relate to children and be a good role model
  • Must be tactful, kind and patient, calm under pressure
  • Must be creative and resourceful
  • Must be reliable and trustworthy
  • Must be flexible and enthusiastic
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to work well in a team environment.
  • Enjoy working with the public.
  • Demonstrates teamwork and leadership skills with the ability to motivate teams.
  • Physically fit and able to participate in recreation activities.
  • Capable of safe lifting techniques
  • Proper attire and footwear
  • May require sport/art specific equipment as required to demonstrate & teach the skills, i.e. dance shoes, helmet, hockey equipment, in-line skates

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

  • 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.
  • Please save a copy of the job poster. Once the closing date has passed, it will no longer be available. 

 

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, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, 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.