Job Inventory - Instructor, Inclusive Recreation Job in Ottawa for City of Ottawa |

Job Inventory - Instructor, Inclusive Recreation

June 17 2021
Industries Public administration
Categories Arts, Culture, Recreation, Sports, Education, Library, Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain, Purchasing
Ottawa, ON
Competition Number: 2020-EX-EN-52959011-03
Competition posting date: 2021-06-17
Competition closing date: 2021-09-20

Recreation, Cultural & Facility Services Department, Community Recreation & Cultural Programs
1 or More Part Time Continuous Positions - Up to 24 hours per week
Various shifts: days, evenings, and weekends
Affiliation: CUPE 503 PT RC & Aquatics
Salary: $19.986 to $29.186 per hour (2019 rates of pay)
Location: This position is available in multiple locations.

Category: Ongoing Inventories
Employment Group: Recreation and Culture

*Please note that COVID-19 has resulted in some uncertainty about operational requirements and as such your employment may be affected based on Provincial directives or the fluid nature of this unprecedented pandemic.

Job Summary

The Instructor, Inclusive Recreation will direct a therapeutic recreation Day Program for adults with disabilities. Under the direction of the Coordinator, Inclusive Recreation Portfolio, this position is responsible for all functions relating to the delivery of the program offered through support of a community partner.

Education & Experience

Post Secondary education in Therapeutic Recreation, Kinesiology, Recreation or related field.

Minimum of five years experience working with adults with physical, development, sensory and other types of disabilities in a management of supervisory capacity. Experience supervising staff and volunteers.

*Experience and formal training combined with demonstrated performance and ability may substitute for stipulated academic requirements.

Language, Certificates & Licenses

English oral, reading, writing required
Current Standard First Aid/CPR "C" certification
Current Automated External Defibrillator (A.E.D.) certification
AODA Accessibility Training
Current CPI certification
Behaviour Management Training
Working knowledge of alternate communication systems
Experience with volunteer management
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Vulnerable Sector Check to the City of Ottawa’s
Note: Under the age of 18, requires a Criminal Record and Judicial Matters check to the City of Ottawa's satisfaction in place of the Vulnerable Sector Check.


  • Legislation protecting the rights of special needs client and populations
  • Client care
  • Health and Safety legislation, policies and procedures
  • City of Ottawa and Parks &Recreation Branch Policies and Procedures
  • Alternate forms of communication, systems and services respecting principles of working with persons with disabilities, Therapeutic Service Models

Competencies & Skills

  • CPI certification
  • Trained in lifts and transfers
  • Ability to lead groups
  • Conflict resolution skills

If this opportunity matches your interest and profile please apply online by using the "Apply" button. If this is your first online application please refer to our resources on how to apply for jobs online .

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected to continue in the selection process will be contacted.

The City of Ottawa promotes the principles of diversity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. We encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples and persons of all races, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions. The City of Ottawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation.

Accessible formats and communication supports are available upon request. Please contact the HR Service Centre (link sends e-mail) at 613-580-2424, extension 47411

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