Aquafitness Instructor
City of Ottawa
Ottawa, ON
Position: Job Inventory - Aquafitness Instructor

Competition Number: 2019-EX-EN-52534146-01

Competition posting date: 2019.05.21

Competition closing date: 2020.05.18

Recreation, Cultural & Facility Services Department, Community Recreation & Cultural Programs
1 or More Part-Time Continuous Positions - Up to 24 hours per week
Various shifts: days, evenings, and weekends
Affiliation: CUPE 503 PT RC & Aquatics
Salary: $19.986 to $29.186 per hour (2019 rates of pay)
Location: This position is available in multiple locations
Category: Ongoing Inventories
Employment Group: Recreation and Culture

Job Summary

Responsible for teaching aqua fitness programming to participants in a safe and enjoyable manner while
following the guidelines of the certifying agency, and in accordance with corporate and departmental policies,
procedures, guidelines and standards.

Education & Experience

Completion of Grade 11 and current Certifications from a recognized certifying organization (or equivalent as
deemed acceptable by management)

Minimum of six (6) months experience or equivalent apprenticeship.

  • Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for
stipulated academic requirements.

Language, Certificates & Licenses

English oral, reading, writing required
French oral, reading, writing is considered an asset
Current recognized aqua fitness certification (CALA, YM-YWCA, WaterART)
Current Standard First Aid/CPR "C" certification
Current Automated External Defibrillator (A.E.D.) certification
AODA Accessibility Training
Vulnerable Sector Check
Note: Under the age of 18, requires a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters check in place of the Vulnerable
Sector Check.


  • Corporate and Departmental policies, guidelines and directives
  • City of Ottawa emergency response procedures
  • Knowledge of applicable health and safety legislation, including the rights and duties of workers
Competencies & Skills

  • Able to handle the stress of an emergency situation
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Possess the physical capability to perform the ongoing duties of the position, including ability to
demonstrate all movement patterns and facilitate an active fitness class
  • Understanding of and ability to communicate using verbal and non-verbal cues
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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.