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Job Summary: To provide direction, instruction and coordination of skate programs.
Machines and Equipment Used: First aid kit, recreation and various office equipment
Season(s): Winter
District(s): North District Only  District map (pdf)
Wage: View wage rate chart (pdf)


  • Provides direction, instruction and coordination of skate programs.
  • Assists in the recruitment, training and direction of instructors, assistants and volunteers.
  • Oversees testing procedures and instructs classes as required.
  • Interacts with staff, participants, spectators and community members to provide program information.
  • Adheres to all policy and safety guidelines as outlined in Policy and Procedure Manuals.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, accidents, problems and emergencies, as outlined in the divisional policies and procedures.
  • Participates in coordinating and facilitating special events.
  • Attends and participates in meetings and training sessions.
  • Ensures staff follow the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.


  • Must produce original current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
  • NCCP accreditation preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in a recognized Skating Program, including technical competence performing skating skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of standards, progressions and learning outcomes for teaching skate skills and hockey skills - Experience and knowledge of PFR Division skating program and syllabus preferred.
  • Experience organizing & implementing instructional programming; and leading, supervising or directing staff.
  • Experience working with all ages: pre-school, children, youth, adult, senior adult.
  • Knowledge and understanding of policies, procedures & regulations related to: Rink/Arena facilities; Skating or In-line Skating and Hockey (as appropriate); Health & Safety; Risk Management, Access & Equity.
  • You must possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD). Applicants who meet all other qualifications and obtain a conditional job offer will be advised of PHCD course offerings in order to meet this qualification.
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