Employment | uOttawa Gee-Gees


Number of Positions Job title Available by
3 Intramural League Supervisor 13 Dec
5 Group Fitness Instructor 21 Dec
TBD Lifeguard/Instructor (Winter 2020) 11 Jan

Intramural League Supervisor


Posting Dates: Thursday November 28, 2019 to Friday December 13, 2019

Number of Positions: 3

Hourly Rate: $14.00

Duration: Part-time, January – April

Job Description:

Intramural League Supervisors are the Intramural Program’s representatives during games. They must promote communication between Intramural Programs’ administration staff and participants. Supervisors are in charge of managing the leagues and ensuring they run smoothly throughout the season. This includes preparing game sheets, taking out and putting away all necessary equipment, completing incident/accident reports when necessary and being available to answer questions from participants. Supervisors must know the rules and regulations of their sport(s) and facilities, and apply them whenever disputes may arise. They will also post all scores and standings and notify affected parties when there are changes to the schedule. Supervisors must administer first-aid, when necessary, and complete appropriate accident forms. They will promote a safe and fun environment for all participants. Supervisors will attend all required training sessions and assist during registration week The League Supervisors report to the Intramural Programs’ Coordinator and Assistant Coordinator.

Experience / Skills Required:

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong communication skills
  • Leadership skills and ability to work as part of a dynamic team;
  • Good language competency (oral, written) in both English and French;
  • Experience in a supervisory and/or in a customer service role;
  • Good understanding respective sport(s) and its associated rules
  • Passion for respective sport(s)
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C/AED from an agency approved by Ontario WSIB

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Before the season

  • Attend all mandatory meetings and training sessions.
  • Assist with the pre-season registration and assist in organizing team t-shirts or jerseys.
  • Attend the captain’s meeting once all teams are registered.
  • Organize league binders

During the season

Before games:

  • Relay the rules and regulations of the league & facility to employees and participants
  • Print out weekly standings, suspensions, updated team lists and fill out game sheets.
  • Contact team captains for all schedule changes/updates
  • Remain in contact with the Head Referee and the Intramural Programs’ administration staff throughout the season
  • Pick up keys for the equipment
  • Retrieve two-way radios, first-aid kits, and equipment cages
  • Assist Client Services with equipment set up
  • Sign-in & check uOttawa IDs of all participants
  • Inspect facilities for safe game play

During games:

  • Attend all scheduled games & ensure they run smoothly
  • Keep score and keep track of penalties during each game, on the game sheet
  • Liaise with facility staff when problems occur & assist in settling disputes
  • Fill out incident and/or accident reports when necessary.
  • Make yourself available to answer any questions from participants in your league
  • Distribute prizes when necessary
  • Administer first aid, when required

After games:

  • Ensure captains sign the game sheet after every game
  • Fax all game sheets as well as any incident or accident reports
  • Assist in putting away all equipment & ensure all equipment is returned
  • Enter team scores and standings at the end of every shift
  • Report any equipment malfunctions
  • Return all keys


  • Get to know as many participants as possible.
  • Distribute playoff schedules.
  • Hand out league evaluations near the end of the season
  • Present a positive and approachable attitude
  • Show enthusiasm for your league(s)

Send resume to:

Please send your resume and a cover letter to arobert2@uottawa.ca or intramur@uottawa.ca

Group Fitness Instructor

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates: Monday December 2, 2019 to Saturday December 21, 2019

Number of Positions: 5

Hourly Rate: $25

Duration: Casual / Part-time

Job Description:

A group fitness instructor is responsible for guiding participants through a challenging yet safe cardiovascular workout by means of a safe group fitness class.


  • Current certification by a recognized fitness institution (CanFitPro, YM/YWCA, CAIA, ACE, OFC, Water Art, etc.)
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C/AED from an agency approved by Ontario WSIB
  • Relevant experience in aerobic instruction


  • Responsible for promotion of health and fitness in the community;
  • The group fitness instructor should be professional and responsible at all times;
  • Introduce yourself to new people, smile and say hello. Get to know as many participants as possible;
  • Report any malfunction of equipment to the appropriate supervisor;
  • Ensure that no bags, jackets… are brought into the room;
  • Know the rules and regulations of the facility, and relay them to all participants. 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 in an aerobic class 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 classes;
  • The aerobic instructor is responsible for instructing clients as to the safe proper use of the fitness apparatus (steps, hand weights, bands, tubing, etc.);
  • Encourage safety at all times.

Send resume to:

Please submit a cover letter and résumé to, Lenny.Sabourin@uottawa.ca. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Lifeguard/Instructor (Winter 2020)

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates: Wednesday November 20, 2019 to Saturday January 11, 2020

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.
  • 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.