WHO WE ARE
CFMWS. A job with purpose. Our 4000+ person strong organization champions a healthy, fun, creative and active lifestyle for Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans and their families. Help us deliver a variety of recreation and fitness programs, offer family support, organize charity events and make sure our members access retail, travel and banking discounts and customized financial services. At Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS), we love what we do. And we live it too.
Where fitness matters!
Supporting and working alongside the members of the Canadian Armed Forces and actively preparing them to defend and serve our country could be your path to an extremely fulfilling career.
As part of a dynamic and dedicated team, as a Fitness and Sports Instructor, you will have the opportunity to lead Fitness, Sports and Aquatics programs for a very highly motivated and professional clientele. Daily, you will develop, deliver and assess Tactical programs based on established employment standards to ensure the members of the Canadian Armed Forces can safely and effectively perform their duties in operations.
Much like the military we so proudly support, we push the envelope of what’s possible. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to deliver programs and services that are grounded in cutting edge scientific research and supported by state-of-the-art technology.
Education, Certifications and Licenses
Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Sciences or a related field
(OR College diploma or certificate in Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Sciences, or a related field)
Current CPR and Standard First Aid certification
Current National Lifeguard Service (NLS) Certificate
In preparing and conducting physical fitness training sessions
In instructing health and physical fitness training modules
In applying policies, procedures, and regulations
In evaluating physical fitness
In aquatics such as lifeguarding or swim instruction
In officiating at least three sports such as soccer, volleyball, basketball, racquet sports, and hockey
In coaching sports
Competencies, Skills and Abilities
Client focus, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership
Health Benefits: Drug coverage, travel insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance and accidental death and dismemberment coverage.
Work Life Balance: A wide range of paid/unpaid leave, including paid vacation, family related leave and personal days.
Retirement Planning: A Defined Benefit Pension Plan and Group Savings Plans.
Learning and Development: Tuition Assistance Program and Advanced Learning Program, payment of professional association memberships, online learning opportunities and second language training.
Perks: Discounts through CF One Member Appreciation.
Keep our Canadian Armed Forces operationally ready and their families and military community healthy as part of the team at Personnel Support Programs. Personnel Support Programs contributes to the operational readiness of our Canadian Armed Forces through the provision of fitness, sports, recreation and health promotion programs to military communities across Canada and members while on deployment.
Perform moderate lifting, carrying, pulling and/or pushing (i.e. more than 10 lbs/4.5 kg but less than 50 lbs/23 kg).
Successful completion of the Personnel Support Programs (PSP) Fitness & Sports Level 1 & 2 Courses by the end of probation.
As part of the selection process, candidates will undergo a physical fitness test (FORCE Evaluation) and must achieve a minimum level of Bronze.
As soon as possible
INCLUSION AND ACCOMMODATION
CFMWS is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates who can help us build a workforce that reflects the diversity of Canadian society. Workplace accommodation measures are available to all candidates identifying a need during the selection process.
Job Reference: CFMWS08478