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Students Services Job Fair
Number of Positions Job title Posting Dates
Client Services Attendant March 20, 2018 - 12am to April 15, 2018 - 12am
Fitness Attendant March 7, 2018 - 12am to March 31, 2018 - 12am
1 Lifeguard/Instructor (Summer) March 22, 2018 - 12am to May 11, 2018 - 12am
10 The Gee-Gees are hiring! March 22, 2018 - 10am

Client Services Attendant

Client Services

Posting Dates: Tuesday, March 20, 2018 - 00 to Sunday, April 15, 2018 - 00

Hourly Rate: 14.00

Duration: Part-time (less than 24 hours/week)

Job Description:

Provides quality client service by welcoming, informing and registering Sports Services' clients to various sports activities;

Analyses and determines the needs of the clientele; suggests and sell appropriate services that will suit the customer’s needs;

Receives various requests and inquiries by telephone and by email; transfers these requests to appropriate person;

Controls equipment rentals: lends keys to appropriate individuals whose names are on the list;

Regularly patrols and controls access to the facilities;

Promote the Gee-Gee brand by advertising programming and events;

Provides First Aid in case of emergency;

The position requires to work day, night and/or weekend shifts at both the Minto Sports Complex and Montpetit Hall Facilities.


  • Experience in customer service
  • Experience in using computer systems and software such as Windows, Word processing, spreadsheets, databases, e-mail and Internet
  • Knowledge of principles directing people and property protection
  • Knowledge of cash register functions and point of sale terminals
  • Ability to work independently and in a team,
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Bilingualism – French and English (spoken and written)
  • Valid First Aid and CPR certification delivered by a recognized certification body in Canada


There is a mandatory training week that will take place in August. Date to be confirmed.

Send resume to:

Please send your résumé to; Subject line: Client Services Attendant Application.

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

Fitness Attendant

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates: Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 00 to Saturday, March 31, 2018 - 00

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.


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


  • 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 for consideration.

Lifeguard/Instructor (Summer)

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates: Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 00 to Friday, May 11, 2018 - 00

Number of Positions: 1

Hourly Rate: $15.00 to $17.54

Duration: Part-time (less than 24 hours/week)

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: $15.00 to $17.54 per hour, dependent on shift worked (2018 summer rates of pay)

Duration: Part-time work (up to 40 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 list of aquatic certifications to ; Subject line: Lifeguard / Sauveteur
  • Skills Screening: The Aquatic Coordinator will contact the applicant to set up a skills screening.
  • Interviews: Successfully screened candidates may be asked for interview.


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

The Gee-Gees are hiring!


Posting Dates: Thursday, March 22, 2018 - 10

Number of Positions: 10

Job Description:

Student Services is hosting a job fair with a wide range of positions available – from lifeguards to events staff, from client services to intramurals referees. You could even be the next Gee-Gees mascot!

Update and print out copies of your resume and come out to the Student Services Job Fair on March 22 to find out how you can be paid to be part of the Gee-Gees family!

Most positions are for September 2018 but there are still some positions available for this summer.

EVENT: Sports Services Job Fair

DATE: Thursday, March 22, 2018

TIME: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

PLACE: Minto Sports Complex Mezzanine (second floor)

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