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Number of Positions Job title Available by
TBD Lifeguard/Instructor (Fall 2019) 28 Aug
10 Varsity Event Staff 31 Aug
TBD Fitness Attendant 31 Aug
TBD Personal Trainer 31 Aug
TBD Attendant - Sports Facilities 06 Sep

Lifeguard/Instructor (Fall 2019)

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates: Wednesday July 24, 2019 to Wednesday August 28, 2019

Number of Positions: TBD

Hourly Rate: $15.30 to $17.89

Duration: Part-time work (up to 24 hours/week) available

Job Description:

Number of Positions: 1 or more based on operational need
Various shifts: days, evenings, and weekends
Affiliation: CUPE 2626-1 Lifeguards

Hourly Rate: $15.30 to $17.89 per hour, dependent on shift worked
Duration: Part-time work (up to 24 hours/week) available

Job Summary:

  • Performs the surveillance necessary to ensure the safety of all aquatic centre users.
  • Prevents accidents by enforcing health regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to the aquatic centre.
  • Performs rescues and first aid necessary for the preservation of life in a team setting.
  • Teaches aquatic instructional programs outlined in the Sports Services curriculum.
  • Completes administrative and support tasks including pool tests, attendance, incident reports, instructor report cards, facility maintenance tasks and duties as assigned by supervisor
  • The position requires the flexibility to work morning, day, night and/or weekend shifts at the aquatic centre.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Age: Minimum 16 years of age
  • Current Aquatic Certifications:
    • Lifesaving Society National Lifeguard: Pool Option
    • Standard First Aid with CPR-C and AED from one of: Lifesaving Society, Canadian Red Cross, Canadian Ski Patrol or St. John Ambulance
    • Lifesaving Society Airway Management or an equivalent oxygen therapy certification
    • Aquatic Instructor Certification (Lifesaving Instructor preferred (Swim or Lifesaving))
    • Advanced aquatic qualifications considered an asset
  • Working knowledge relative to an aquatic and sport environment
  • Past experience working in an aquatic setting
  • Ability to handle the stress of an emergency situation
  • Excellent public relations and customer service skills
  • Experience in using computer systems and software such as Windows, Word processing, spreadsheets/databases, e-mail and Internet
  • Responsible, organized and excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Bilingualism – French and English (spoken, read and written) considered an asset

Send resume to:

 

  • Resume and Certifications: Please send your resume and proof of aquatic certifications to aquatics@uottawa.ca ; Subject line: Lifeguard / Sauveteur
  • Skills Screening: The aquatic coordinator will communicate with the applicant to schedule an aquatic skills screening to evaluate their lifeguarding skills.
  • Register: Register for an Aquatic Skills Screening using barcode 10184
  • Interviews: Successfully screened candidates may be asked for interview.
  • Police Records Check: Selected candidates will need to provide proof of a vulnerable sector police records check.

We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration.

Varsity Event Staff

Communications, Marketing and IT

Posting Dates: Thursday May 16, 2019 to Saturday August 31, 2019

Number of Positions: 10

Hourly Rate: $14.00/hr

Duration: August 30th 2019, to March 31st, 2020

Job Description:

Job Description:

The University of Ottawa, Sports Services is seeking high-energy, organized individuals who will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of all Gee-Gees home Football, Soccer, Rugby, Ice Hockey, Volleyball and Basketball varsity events in addition to special department activities.

The Varsity Event Staff team coordinates logistical support for teams and fans whilst providing a safe, enjoyable, and efficiently operated venue for all Gee-Gees varsity home events. This is an exciting opportunity for students to work in an energetic, team-based sport environment at the University of Ottawa. Please note that the majority of events take place on the weekends, and as such applicants must be available to work most weekends.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Game day operations
  • Facility and event set-up/ tear-down
  • Event access control, crowd management, and security
  • General game support

Qualifications:

  • Must be a registered University of Ottawa student
  • Ability to work 10 hours per week, predominantly evenings and weekends
  • Ability to exercise initiative, and good judgment
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Able to stand for long periods of time and lift over 20 pounds
  • Experience in customer service
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, communication, and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Gee-Gees varsity sports considered an asset
  • Bilingualism is an asset

Send resume to:

All interested candidates must email a cover letter and resume to ggevents@uottawa.ca. Please note your full name and position title in the subject line of your email.

 

Fitness Attendant

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates: Thursday August 1, 2019 to Saturday August 31, 2019

Number of Positions: TBD

Hourly Rate: $14.00/H

Duration: Casual/Part-time

Job Description:

The Fitness Attendant is the first point of contact with all members entering the University of Ottawa’s fitness centres. Their presence in the fitness centres serves many purposes, most importantly helping members by answering questions and ensuring the proper use of equipment. Attendants must also ensure that members observe proper gym etiquette and follow fitness centre rules. Furthermore, attendants will ensure that the fitness centres and all equipment are well maintained by periodically checking and cleaning throughout their shifts. Fitness attendants must also be certified and be ready to provide first aid should such a situation arise. Fitness attendants may be asked to work day, evening and/or weekend shifts at the Sport Services fitness centres.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • A background in physical fitness, physical education, exercise physiology and/or health promotion
  • Some specialized training in the areas of personal training &/or exercise physiology
  • Certification in Standard First Aid and CPR-C/AED
  • Fluently bilingual in both French and English (written and spoken)
     

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supervise all members of our fitness facilities and maintain a safe and friendly environment
  • Give orientations to our new members to familiarize them with our facilities
  • Assist in maintenance of all fitness/wellness equipment (including personal training, health/activity, group fitness, and fitness equipment)
  • Assist in the cleaning of all fitness equipment
  • Advise the manager of malfunctioning equipment and needed replacements
  • Communicate with leaders and staff by providing them information on equipment, and feedback from participants on an on-going basis
  • Conduct daily inspections of fitness equipment
  • Bring requests for equipment from participants/clients to the attention of the manager

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and resume to lenny.sabourin@uottawa.ca Manager - Fitness and Instructional Programs.

Personal Trainer

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates: Monday July 8, 2019 to Saturday August 31, 2019

Number of Positions: TBD

Hourly Rate: $20

Duration: Casual/Part-time

Job Description:

The Certified Personal Trainer is responsible for establishing realistic goals with their clients, designing, tailoring and implementing fitness programs for them. Each client has specific needs and it is left up to the trainer to prescribe specific programs to their clients in order for them to achieve their goals. The trainer is a professional in the fitness field and they are to teach their clients how to train safely, by demonstrating and teaching proper technique and using appropriate cues to guide their clients through their workouts.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in the areas of personal training &/or exercise physiology
  • Valid level 1 Personal Training certification by an accredited association (CanFitPro, SPI, NCSA, CSEP, ANIE etc…)
  • Valid CPR certification
  • Valid First aid certification

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Personal Trainer should be professional and responsible at all times;
  • Fill out all pertinent documentation in regards to their clients health history in order to be able to tailor the fitness program specifically for the client;
  • Introduce yourself to new people, smile and greet them Get to know as many participants as possible;
  • Report any malfunction of equipment to the appropriate supervisor;
  • Kno the rwules and regulations of the facility, and relay them to all clients. If someone is violating rules, causing disturbance, and or mistreating staff, equipment, or other members, inform them of the rules and politely ask them to follow them;
  • Be prepared to respond to an emergency that may occur during a session by using current university procedure;
  • Be aware of literature and trends in fitness and fitness-related fields;
  • Be available to answer questions pertaining to her/his clients;
  • Encourage safety at all times.

Send resume to:

Lenny Sabourin
Manager – Fitness Programs

Attendant - Sports Facilities

Facilities

Posting Dates: Friday August 16, 2019 to Friday September 6, 2019

Number of Positions: TBD

Hourly Rate: $ 15

Job Description:

As such, the attendant prepares the Sports Facilities and surroundings for the various activities taking place (equipment installation, cleanliness of the premises, preperation of meeting rooms, laundry services, etc.)

Responsabilities:

  • Install and secure sports equipment necessary for the activities identified by Sports Services
  • Ensures the cleanliness of the Sports Facilities, premises and change rooms
  • Performs laundry services
  • Provides support for all programming and daily activities taking place in the Sports Facilities
  • Receives comments and complaints from users and refers any issue that cannot be rectified to his/her supervisor
  • Assists the Facility Attendant during emergency situations

Knowledge, Experience and Abilities:

  • High School Diploma
  • Valid First Aid and CPR Certification delivered by a recognized certification body in Canada
  • Experience in using computer systems and software such as Windows, Word processing, spreadsheets, databases. e-mail and Internet
  • Ability to work independently and in a team setting
  • Ability to manipulate and lift loads up to 25 kilograms in weight
  • Bilingualism - French and English (spoken and written)
  • Experience working in a Sports Facility would be an asset

Send resume to:

Please send your résumé to cquesnel@uottawa.ca and jduval@uottawa.ca; Subject line: Sports Facilities Attendant Application
We thank all candidates for applying. We will only contact candidates selected for further consideration.