SummerSpecialty Sports/Arts Instructor
City of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON
Position: Summer - Specialty Sports/Arts Instructor

Competition Number: 2019-EX-EN-52353446-01

Competition posting date: 2019.02.22

Competition closing date: 2019.08.30

Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services Department
Multiple Positions
Affiliation: Non Union/Non MPE
Salary: $14.000 per hour (2019 rates of pay)
Location: Various locations

Category: Summer Opportunities
Employment Group: Recreation and Culture

Job Summary

The Specialty Instructor is responsible for the program delivery. Provides leadership to instruct and supervise
participants, instructors and volunteers in specialty programs and camps.

To ensure participants have a safe and enjoyable camp experience.

Education & Experience

High School Graduate

Minimum of eight (8) months but less than one (1) year of related experience is required:

  • coaching/teaching experience with camps and/or coaching teams.
  • Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for
stipulated academic requirements.

Language, Certificates & Licenses

  • Current Standard First Aid/CPR "C" certification
  • Current Automated External Defibrillator (A.E.D.) certification
  • AODA Accessibility Training
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check to the City of Ottawa’s
satisfaction. Candidates under the age of 18 will require a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check
instead of a Vulnerable Sector Check.

English oral, reading, writing required.
French oral, reading, writing may be required for some positions.
Candidates must meet language requirement for position upon hire.

Knowledge

  • 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.
  • City of Ottawa cash handling 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

  • Programming skills in crafts, sports, games, creative play, stories and music.
  • Experience working with preschoolers and/or school age children and/or youth.
  • Ability to follow verbal and/or written directions/procedures.
  • Ability to operate and required tools/equipment.
  • Technical skills for the appropriate program.
  • Ability to accompany and supervise participants in a variety of environments.
  • Experience planning and operating recreation programs for preschoolers, children and/or youth.
  • Demonstrates supervisory and strong leadership skills.
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We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process
will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa is committed to providing quality services by establishing a qualified workforce that
reflects the diverse population it serves. The City encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

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