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Number of Positions Job title Available by
TBD Personal Trainer 21 Apr
5 Group Fitness Instructor 21 Apr
4 Lifeguard/Instructor (Spring/Summer 2020) 02 Jun

Personal Trainer

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates: Tuesday March 10, 2020 to Tuesday April 21, 2020

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…)
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C/AED from an agency approved by Ontario WSIB

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;
  • Know the rules 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

Group Fitness Instructor

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates: Tuesday March 10, 2020 to Tuesday April 21, 2020

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.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • 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 (Spring/Summer 2020)

Campus Recreation

Posting Dates: Monday March 23, 2020 to Tuesday June 2, 2020

Number of Positions: 4

Hourly Rate: $16.30 to $18.89

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

Job Description:

Student Life, University of Ottawa
Location: Aquatic Centre, Montpetit Hall 020, 125 University PRV, Ottawa, ON, K1N6N5
Number of Positions: 4 or more based on operational need
Various shifts: days, evenings, and weekends
Affiliation: CUPE 2626-1 Lifeguards
Hourly Rate: $16.30 to $18.89 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.