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HRM coaching position (Cole Harbour) Summer Recreation Tennis Instructor

Job Posting

Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) is inviting applications for the casual position of Summer Recreation Tennis Instructor in Parks and Recreation. We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Aboriginal persons in the workplace.  HRM encourages applicants to self-identify.

The Summer Recreation Tennis Instructor leads Tennis programs for a variety of age groups. The instructor must plan, and teach Tennis classes to campers who may vary in their abilities and experience.
Other responsibilities include:

  • daily duties such as greeting participants,
  • leading activities,
  • ensuring the safety and enjoyment of participants,
  • organizing equipment and supplies,
  • preparing for activities,
  • distributing and collecting permission slips for outings,
  • and participating in staff meetings.

Education and Experience:

  • Current technical and practical training at an advanced level in Tennis
  • At least one season/summer of experience working or volunteering with preschoolers/children/youth in a recreational setting
  • At least one season/summer of demonstrated program leadership skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of Healthy Child Development
  • Previous experience working with persons with disabilities an asset

Technical / Job Specific Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Current certification in Emergency First Aid and Level C CPR an asset
  • Successful completion of all training requirements (Including High Five and WHMIS) prior to start date
  • Screening through the Child Abuse Registry and a Police Records Check

Security Clearance Requirements: Applicants may be required to complete an employment security screening check.

Please note – Testing may be conducted as a component of the selection process to assess technical and job specific knowledge. Candidates, who are selected for testing, may be tested in a group setting, scheduled at the employer’s discretion.

COMPETENCIES: Communication, Customer Service, Organization and Planning, Risk Management, Teamwork and Cooperation, Valuing Diversity, Initiative, Decision Making

WORK STATUS:  Seasonal – June 20th, 2019 to August 30th 2019

HOURS OF WORK:  Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule

SALARY:  Non Union, $12.00-$12.50 per hour (plus 4% vacation pay)

WORK LOCATION:  Cole Harbour Recreation Centre, 1216 Cole Harbour Road

CLOSING DATE:  Applications will be received until midnight on Tuesday May 7, 2019

Please note: We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. Only those selected for interview/testing will be contacted.
During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request accommodation.  Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with the Recruiter when invited to the assessment process.
Qualified HRM retirees may also be considered for competitions. In these circumstances, a form of employment may be offered, including term and/or contract employment.

Please Visit https://www.halifax.ca/about-halifax/employment to apply for this position.