Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo

Sport & Fitness Specialist

CA-AB-Fort McMurray
1 month ago
ID
2017-2108
# of Openings
3

Overview

The Sport & Fitness Specialist reports to the Supervisor, Sport & Fitness Programs within the Sports & Recreation Department at the Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo. This position will assist with the coordination and operation of sport and recreation leagues, tournaments and events for a variety of age groups in the community of Wood Buffalo as well as supervising and tending to the Total Fitness Centre and its inclusions within the RRC. This position holds a high level of responsibility within the day-to-day operations of the Sport & Recreation Department and must demonstrate exemplary level of customer service. 

 

Position Type: 3 Part Time Position Available

Pay Rate: 26.80/hour ($1 less during probationary period)

Anticipated Start Date: December 2017

Posting Period: Open Until Filled

 

The collective agreement can be viewed by visiting:

 

http://alberta.cupe.ca/files/2014/06/L1505rrcwoodbuffalo.pdf

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Assist with daily administration of sport services operations including daily activity schedules, set up and take down of equipment and supervision of program registrants
  • Assist with tournament draws and set up
  • Act as a resource for sport and recreation events and problem solving as required
  • Assist with set up, take down and cleaning of sport programs equipment or supplies
  • Assist with sport programs and enforce rules for all guests
  • Provide exemplary customer service to all patrons while ensuring all of our policies and procedures are adhered to in a safe and secure environment
  • Oversee check-ins, selling day passes, cash-outs along with the marketing of group fitness classes, personal training services and other programming that is offered
  • Assist with scheduling of sport activities
  • Guide participants in day-to-day activities and create age appropriate activities that promote fun, learning and development
  • Track inventory, supplies and ensure equipment maintenance schedules and service cycles are being followed through the continuous monitoring of the fitness centre and running track
  • Assist in selling MIKids clothing through the POS system
  • Assist with planning appropriate equipment and supplies
  • Provide exceptional customer service to teams, guests, and all patrons
  • Participate in regular staff meetings and update department on new programs, leagues, events, and successes
  • Participate in scheduled training sessions, orientations, department meeting, provide updates and liaise with all department staff
  • Liaising with sport and recreation user groups
  • Assist with bookings using our internal programming software Northstar as needed
  • All other duties assigned by your supervisor and/or manager

Qualifications

Certifications:

    • Current Standard First Aid/CPR/AED Certification or equivalent (including CPR C)
    • High 5, NCCP Coaching Level 1, or similar Coaching Certification

Education:

  • High School Diploma

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum 1 year experience demonstrating a high level of maturity, responsibility, customer service, and leadership skills
  • Knowledge of numerous sport activities
  • Experience liaising with cultural groups
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate excellent verbal, written, and oral skills
  • Possess strong organizational and supervisory skills
  • Ability to work with Word, Excel, and Outlook, and PowerPoint
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    Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • High Five Quest Certification
  • Everybody Gets to Play Certification
  • NCCP Level Certification
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    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS &WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • This position requires Part time work and a flexible schedule including early morning, late night, and weekend work.
  • This position may include heavy lifting of supplies and equipment and may be exposed to loud noises and will require an individual to be able to concentrate in a busy environment.
  • This position may require travel between our various facilities within the Wood Buffalo Region. Access to reliable transportation is necessary.

 

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