Position: Program Coordinator- Aquatics (Seasonal Recreation)
Competition Number: 2018-EX-EN-52107719-02
Competition posting date: 2018-03-07
Competition closing date: 2018-03-20
Recreation, Cultural & Facility Services Department, City Wide Programs, Aquatics & Specialized Services, Aquatic Operations Branch
1 Full-time Continuous Position - 40 hours/week
Affiliation: CUPE 503 Inside/Outside
Salary: $68,444.48 to $80,082.08 annually (2018 rates of pay)
Location: 100 Constellation, Nepean
*You may initially be paid 95% of your starting rate of pay, in accordance with the collective agreement.
Category: Current Opportunities
Employment Group: Recreation and Culture
The Program Coordinator is responsible to the Portfolio Manager or Supervisor for coordinating and supervising the delivery of specified recreation programs and services offered through City of Ottawa Area Recreation Facilities.
Education & Experience
Successful completion of a two (2) year Community College Diploma in Recreation or related discipline
Minimum three (3) years full-time supervisory experience working in a recreation environment. Experience and qualifications may substitute for academic requirements.
*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.
Language, Certificates & Licenses
Current National Lifeguard Pool Option
Current Lifesaving Instructor
Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor
Current AED Operator
Current Oxygen Therapy or LSS Airway Management
Advanced Lifesaving Instructor
Current Advanced Instructor Certification preferred in at least on Aquatic specialty area (First-Aid, NLS, CPR or Instructor Trainer, AED Operatory and Oxygen Trainer, Examiner status for Bronze levels, NLS, SFA, AED, O2)
Aquatic Supervisor Training Preferred
Three (3) years experience must be in a ''Class A'' Aquatic Facility
A valid Ontario unrestricted "G" class driver’s license (or provincial equivalent) with no more than 6 demerit points accumulated.
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Police Record Check to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.
Designated – specific level of language proficiency:
French oral, reading required
English oral, reading, writing required
Candidates who do not meet language requirements will be required to participate in training.
Working knowledge of computers and associated software
Understanding union contracts and processes
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
- Demonstrated expertise and strong troubleshooting abilities in the use of the CLASS booking, registration and P.O.S. systems
- Demonstrated leadership abilities
- Must possess excellent organizational skills and an ability to work in a multi-task environment
- Highly developed and effective communication and customer service skills
- Demonstrated ability to use current versions of e-mail, scheduling, word processing and spreadsheet application packages, which meet corporate standards
- Strong interpersonal skills are required to deal effectively with all external and internal work related contacts
- Demonstrated ability to lead, coordinate and supervise large, diverse staff groups
- Budget management, time management, defining goals and objectives, effective and report writing
- Make decisions, design and implement programs
- Facility management experience with respect to maintenance and program development
- Identify standards of safety for facility use and programs
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