Supervisor, Recreation Program (Rink Assistant) (Part-Time)



Requisition ID: 9850 

Department: Rec, Cultural & Facility Services Dept. 

Service: Complexes, Aqua & Specialized Services 

Employment Type: 1 or more Part-time Continuous Positions – up to 24 hours per week

Affiliation: CUPE 503 PT Rec & Cult

Salary Information: $19.825  - $23.372 per hour (2023 rates of pay)

Location: Various locations

City: Ottawa, ON 

Job Category: Recreation, Cultural & Facility Services

Application Close: 31/12/2023


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.

You are responsible for supervising a number of recreation programs involving a variety of age groups and disciplines.


One year of post-secondary education is desirable. 

Educational background in Recreation or related field is an asset. 

Minimum of 2 years of relevant experience; related experience in staff supervision, staff development and Public Relation skills.

Must have experience in training, supervision of staff and volunteers.


Current Standard First Aid, CPR and/or AED certificates
AODA Customer Service/IASR Training
Certification in the relevant recreation program is an asset


  • City of Ottawa Policies and Procedures.
  • Demonstrated awareness of Safety/Security of programmes


  • Candidates must be mature and possess excellent public relations, leadership, communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a team setting or independently
  • Computer competency necessary
  • Effective written/oral communication skills
  • Self Starter
  • Flexibility
  • Proven team leader
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex demands simultaneously


  • Language Requirement: 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.; Police record checks completed by a third-party company will not be accepted.  
  • Driver’s License Requirement: A valid Ontario unrestricted G class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit points accumulated; This position requires the successful candidate to use their own transportation.  
  • Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
  • 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 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.