News Release
December 15, 2014

The City of Toronto’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation division – the largest employer of youth in Canada – is now looking for qualified candidates for 2015 summer recreation positions.
The types of recreation positions available include aquatic instructors, lifeguards, music, art and dance instructors, fitness centre staff, special needs program staff, sports instructors, camp counsellors, facility staff and more.
 
Those who are interested in applying are asked to create a profile and apply online at http://www.toronto.ca/recjobs. Paper resumes are no longer accepted. Completed online applications must be received by February 3, 2015 before 11:59 p.m. Successful candidates will be required to undergo a vulnerable-sector police reference check.
Applicants must possess skills relevant to the stated goals. As directed by Toronto City Council, these positions will be recruited on a city-wide basis, reflecting Toronto’s diversity. Applications are encouraged from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minority groups.
Additional recreation jobs are posted throughout the year. Candidates are encouraged to create a profile and check back often for newly added opportunities.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the City of Toronto’s Accommodation Policy, accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants are required to make their needs known in advance.
Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities. Toronto is proud to be the Host City for the 2015 Pan American and Parapan American Games. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit http://www.toronto.ca, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us @TorontoComms.

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