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Recreation Specialty Instructor (Hockey)

  • Category: Edmonton & Area
  • Location: CFB Edmonton
  • Posted: January 6, 2020
  • Application deadline: January 23, 2020


Recreation Specialty Instructor (Hockey)
Competition: # EDM-19–100

CFB Edmonton
Twin Rinks, Building 224
PO Box 10500 Stn Forces
Edmonton, AB T5J 4J5

Position Type
Hours of Work: Up to 13.25 hours per week

The anticipated term of this position is January 2020 to July 2020
Language Requirement
English Essential/ Bilingual an asset

Reading: None
Writing: None
Oral: Functional

Application Deadline: 23 January 2019.
Start Date: 11 January 2020

Who We Are:
The Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services’ (CFMWS) supports the Canadian Armed Forces members and their families wherever they are in the world through the provision of fitness, recreation and leisure activities, family and charitable support, retail as well as personal financial services. We offer our employees the opportunity to work with a purpose every day in an inclusive, healthy, respectful and rewarding work environment. For more information on our organization, please visit

The Role:
The Recreation Specialty Instructor (Hockey) designs and develops skating program syllabus/content and lesson plans, as well as plans, organizes and prepares skating activities within the guidelines of a recognized certifying organization. The Hockey Instructor will instruct and lead skating classes for different ages and ability levels, while ensuring safety for participants and providing emergency or first aid assistance as required, reporting incidents and taking corrective action where required. The Hockey Instructor will set up and take down necessary equipment for each class. The Hockey instructor will be responsible for the administration of the skating program, including registration of participants, collecting fees, monitoring & recording attendance, preparing distributing and submitting evaluation forms for all class participants.

The Location:
CFB Edmonton
Twin Rinks Arena, Building 224

Qualifications and Experience Needed:
• High school diploma AND some years of experience conducting classes
• An acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered
• Current CPR and Basic First Aid qualifications
• Current Automated External Defibrillator (AED) Operator Certificate
HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development Certification and Healthy Minds for Healthy Children Certification, as required
• Knowledge of instructional techniques, behaviour management, participant development, health and safety practices, Injury prevention, adaptive recreation techniques,
• Experience In specific program area, teaching and leading recreation programs, in planning and organizing recreation programming, monitoring and supervising groups of participants and knowledge of group dynamics

Conditions of Employment:
Must be available to work weekends: Saturday all day/afternoon

Benefits Available:
CFMWS is committed to the health, safety and well-being of our employees and their families and offers a competitive total rewards package. Some of the benefits we offer include:

Work Life Balance: paid/unpaid leave, including vacation pay.
Retirement Planning: savings plans (TFSA, RRSPs).
Training and Learning Opportunities: free second language training.
Perks: as a member of the military community, you have access to discounts provided through CFAppreciation, can collect rewards points at the CANEX stores and have access to no interest payment plans on purchases.
Employment Equity: CFMWS is strongly committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage you to self-identify if you are a woman, an indigenous person, a person with a disability and/or a member of a visible minority group.

To apply

Application Submission: Apply online at or submit resume to CFMWS HR Office quoting competition # EDM-19–100, email:

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Should you require accommodation during the selection process, please let the HR representative know.