Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo

  • Sport & Fitness Specialist - Conklin

    Job Location CA-AB-Conklin
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2019/1/15 6:25 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    The Sport & Fitness Specialist reports to the Facility Manager Conklin at the Conklin Multiplex. 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.


    Please note that this position is located at the Conklin Multiplex located at Conklin, Alberta. Conklin is 158km away from Fort McMurray.


    Position Type: 2 Part-time Positions Available

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

    Open Until Filled


    • 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 CLASS as needed
    • All other duties assigned 



    • Current Standard First Aid/CPR/AED Certification or equivalent (including CPR C)



    • 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 


    Desirable Skills and Experience:

    • High Five Quest Certification
    • Everybody Gets to Play Certification
    • NCCP Level Certification 


    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.
    • Preference will be given to local candidates.
    • This position may require travel between our various facilities within the Wood Buffalo Region. Access to reliable transportation is necessary. 


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