Summer Student - Terry Fox Athletic Facility Operations Assistant



Requisition ID: 5975 

Department: Rec, Cultural & Facility Services Dept. 

Multiple Positions

Affiliation: Non Union/Non MPE

Salary Information: $16.300  - $17.700 per hour (2023 rates of pay)

City: Ottawa, ON 

Job Category: Summer Student Recruitment

Application Close: 01/09/2023


The mandate of City Wide Programs, Aquatics & Specialized Services is to provide strategic vision and innovative leadership in managing customer centric sports, physical activity, aquatics and recreation venues, programs and services for all ages, including the management of facilities and/or land, and for the delivery of indoor and outdoor recreation programs and services. This Service provides city wide access to adapted, therapeutic and integrated recreation programs, giving children, youth and adults with special needs the opportunity to participate in community recreation.

Under the guidance of a Recreation Supervisor, you aid in the operation of the facility by providing support to the facility, athletic track, various sports fields and grounds maintenance, and monitoring participants during open track training time and large athletic events. You are also responsible for cash handling, customer service, information, sales, registrations and facility bookings.


High School Graduate entering college/university in the fall

Less than 4 months of related experience is required


Current Standard First Aid, CPR and/or AED certificates
AODA Accessibility/IASR Training


  • Technical knowledge of field marking for various sports fields (soccer, rugby and football)
  • General understanding of technical requirement needed in order to set up and facilitate track meets.
  • Computer skills, understanding of the proper and safe use of power tools and equipment.
  • AODA (Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act) Legislated training required by 2010
  • City of Ottawa Core Training
  • Applicable Ottawa Parks & Recreation policies and procedures. • City of Ottawa cash handling procedures.
  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers.


  • Strong organizational skills, self motivated and ability to multi task
  • Strong communication skills, self confident and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to operate any required tools/equipment
  • 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, leadership and programming skills • Good organization skills
  • Sound judgement in difficult situations
  • Trouble shooting ability
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Flexibility, reliable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Carrying and lifting skills
  • Physically fit and able to participate in recreation activities.
  • Proper attire and footwear
  • Capable of safe lifting techniques
  • Good physical condition for moving heavy equipment


  • 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.