Residents - City of Regina

Casual Recreation Worker


Openings Up to 25
Division City Of Regina
Location Name
City of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan, CA
Date Posted Nov 07, 2019
Profession Arts, Culture & Community Development
Experience Level(s) 0 - 2 years
Desired Employment Status Casual
Education Level(s) Not Specified
Job ID job-4085

Position Summary

*This competition will accept applications on an ongoing basis. Applications are reviewed when a facility is in need of additional staff to maintain service levels. *

**If you are selected to move forward in the recruitment process, a representative from the City of Regina will contact you directly. **

If you like working with children, youth and the community, and would also like the option to pick your hours, check out this job opportunity! These positions may assist in facility supervision or the planning, implementation and evaluation of recreation/social programs designed to enhance the lifestyles of City of Regina residents. The Casual Recreation Worker works directly with the community, and ensures that program and facility goals are achieved.

Typical Duties: 

  • Co-ordinate a broad range of sport development, art, general interest and social programs in consultation with the Program Specialist, Programming Agencies, Advisory Committees and selected youth.
  • Develop and foster positive relationships with program youth, parents, Agency staff and Advisory Committee members (School Personnel, Police Resource Officers, and Community Organization Representatives).
  • Ensure that the youth are involved in all aspects of the program and that their needs are fulfilled.
  • Ensure facility use guidelines are adhered to by all staff, participants and volunteers. Must become familiar with the location and operation of equipment which may be required for the program (e.g. A/V equipment, gym equipment, cooking equipment). Make arrangements with applicable facility staff for use of specialized equipment or spaces.
  • Must know the location of first aid supplies and the procedures to follow in case of an emergency.
  • Assist in set-up and clean-up of program areas.
  • Work cooperatively with staff from partner agencies to provide an enhanced skill development atmosphere and a safe, comfortable environment for the participants.
  • Support the participants and the program delivery agencies’ staff.
  • Instruct the program as required.

Locations: Fieldhouse, South Leisure Centre, Cathedral Neighbourhood Centre, mâmawêyatitân centre, Glencairn Neighbourhood Centre, Core Ritchie Neighbourhood Centre, and numerous other community centres, and arenas around the City.

Successful applicants may select shifts throughout the year during each of the scheduling periods: 

  • January through April
  • May through August
  • September through December

Hours: These positions may be required to work non-standard hours and weekends.

Candidates will be screened on the following criteria:

*** To be considered for this position you must clearly identify your qualifications, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities and where you obtained them in your application/resume. ***

One (1) year experience in the planning, delivery and evaluation of diverse sport, culture, recreation activities and special events, and experience with different age groups, specifically, children and youth. Preference will be given to those candidates who have successfully completed one (1) year post-secondary education in Recreation, Physical Education, Kinesiology or a related discipline from a recognized post-secondary educational institution. Must possess the following:

  • At least ONE of the following:
    • Canadian Red Cross CPR Level
    • St. John Ambulance Standard First Aid: CPR Level C
  • Must have ALL of the following:
    • A valid Saskatchewan driver’s license and the ability to travel within the City of Regina

Note: All awards must remain current and is required to provide the employer with copies of updated rewards. First Aid and CPR Certification must be recertified every two (2) years.

Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills:

  • Ability to establish and foster good working relationships with other staff, school personnel and volunteers.
  • Ability to problem solve and to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to plan, organize, schedule, instruct and evaluate program activities.
  • Ability to express ideas effectively in oral and written form.
  • Ability to be a positive role model for at-risk youth.

Please ensure your application outlines exposure in the following areas and how you obtained the experience: 

  • Working or volunteering with children and/or youth,
  • Leading and participating in sports, games, creative play or other related activities,
  • Facility supervision, and
  • Front-line customer service.

* Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

*Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide proof of acquired education*

**In accordance with the City of Regina’s Criminal Record Check Policy, the position requires that the successful candidate provide a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check as a condition of employment.**

Division: City Planning & Community Development
Department: Parks, Recreation & Cultural Services
Salary Grade: CUPE Local 21 – Pay Class 3A
Salary: $14.58 per hour; however, depending upon operational needs, education and qualifications, there may be work assignments that will lead to a higher rate of pay of up to $20.92 per hour.

The City of Regina values diversity in our workforce and encourages applications from all qualified Employment Equity candidates.

Applications are being accepted until December 31, 2019

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