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Job Summary: To coordinate, administer implement and direct skate programs.
Machines and Equipment Used: First aid kit, communications, recreation and various office equipment, automobile
Season(s): Winter
District(s): Etobicoke & York District, North York District and Toronto & East York District (This position is not offered in the Scarborough District)  District map (pdf)
Wage: View wage rate chart (pdf)


Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates, administers, implements and directs skate programs.
  • Assists in recruitment, training, orientation and direction of instructors, assistants and volunteers.
  • Participates in planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating special events.
  • Conducts program and site visits.
  • Ensures program staff levels are secured.
  • Oversees testing procedures.
  • Adheres to all policy and safety guidelines as outlined in Policy and Procedure Manuals.
  • Interacts with staff, participants, spectators and community members.
  • 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.
  • Creates and distributes program publications and announcements.
  • Travels from site to site as required.
  • Ensures staff follow the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.

Qualifications:

  • Must produce original current Standard First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
  • Valid Class "G" Drivers Licence and use of a properly insured automobile.
  • NCCP and HCOP accreditation preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in a recognized Skating Program.
  • Knowledge and understanding of standards, progressions and learning outcomes for teaching skate skills and hockey skills.
  • 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.
  • Experience organizing & implementing instructional programming; and leading, supervising or directing staff.
  • Experience using current office technology including computer applications relevant to the job.
  • 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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