Jobs
Apply for a job in recreation in the Northwest Territories from the list below.

Dene Nahjo – Indigenous Health and Wellness Assistant (Summer Student)

Location: Somba K’e, Denendeh (Yellowknife, NT) with occasional travel
Start Date: 4 July, 2018
5 days/week, 37.5 hours / week
Compensation: $25/hour

Dene Nahjo is an Indigenous innovation collective of community builders working to advance social and environmental justice for northern peoples, and to promote Indigenous leadership.

We seek a qualified and energetic summer student to assist with program planning and administrative duties. This position will support Dene Nahjo’s mission, goals and objectives.

The Indigenous Health and Wellness Program Assistant will assist primarily with Dene Nahjo’s upcoming Rites of Passage Indigenous Women’s Gathering, preparing for Dene Nahjo’s hide tanning practicum at the Banff Centre, and preparing for the September Urban Hide Tanning Camp. This position may involve occasional travel, land-based activities, and camping-style accommodations.

How to Apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to denenahjo@gmail.com by June 28, 2018. In your cover letter

ITI Arts & Crafts - Managing, Arts Programming

The Manager, Arts Programing is responsible for development, implementation and management of programs, policies and activities that support and encourage the production and marketing of arts and fine crafts linked to the cultural heritage of the North.

The Manager, Arts Programming reports to the Director, Economic Diversification and is responsible for leading the development, implementation and evaluation of strategies, polices, programs and financial supports designed to support and encourage participation in the arts and fine crafts promoting the sectors at the territorial, national and international levels; developing and managing programs and supports to ensure that NWT Artists have access to supplies and materials, markets and distribution channels to allow for the production, display and sale of art products; developing and maintaining the online website nwtarts.com, a directory of NWT Artists; and managing the human resources, financial and administrative functions of the unit.

This opening will close June 22, 2018.

Pehdzeh Ki First Nation - Recreation Coordinator

Under the direction of the Wellness Program Director of the Pehdzeh Ki First Nation, the Recreation Coordinator is responsible and accountable for the ongoing planning, development, facilitation and evaluation of, where required, all sport, recreation, healthy living and leisure programs for implementation in the community for all ages and abilities.

He/she will ensure that a wide range of sport, social and recreational programs are provided without duplication or barriers. He/she will promote programs, seek out activity volunteers and leaders to provide assistance to community-initiated programs as needed including through advertising and promotional efforts. He/she will inventory existing , complete needs assessments to determine the programs that are required and facilitate the creation and implementation of the most appropriate programs. The Recreation Coordinator will be expected to attend training and committee meetings and provide statistical reporting to this council. He/She will be responsible for seeking out and applying for grant funding opportunities and for suggesting recommendations to the Program Director.

Hamlet of Tulita - Aquatics Supervisor

The Hamlet of Tulita Recreation Department is looking for a seasonal aquatics supervisor.
Qualifications:
-Red Cross Water Safety Instructor and/or Royal Lifesaving Swim Instructor Certification
-National Lifeguard or Shallow Water National Lifeguard Certification/ Bronze Cross
-First Aid & CPR-C certification
-18 years of age or older
Start date approximately June 1st 2018. End date approximately September 3rd 2018. Housing and relocation costs included.

Forward a resume and certificates to recreation@hamletoftulita.ca.

Hamlet of Paulatuk - Recreation Coordinator

Reporting to the Senior Administrative Officer (SAO), The Recreation Coordinator is reponsible for the development and implementation of recreation programs that provide opportunities for sport and recreation and promote a healthy lifestyle for all community residents.  The Recreation Coordinator will manage all recreation facilities and assist with sports, recreation and leisure programs in the community.

The ideal candidate has strong interpersonal and leadership skills and will be able to communicate effectively with all levels of the community.

To be invited for an interview, an applicant will demonstrate the following knowledge and skills:

Knowledge, Skills

  • Recreation, sport and leisure program administration, management and delivery;
  • Recreation, sport and leisure program evaluation;
  • Coaching theory and practice;
  • Volunteer training, development and recognition;
  • Events coordination and planning;
  • Northern cultural activities and traditional sports and games;
  • An understanding of the northern cultural and political environment;
  • An understanding of relevant legislation, policies, procedures and rules;
  • Knowledge of emergency procedures, First Aid and CPR;
  • Team, management and supervisory skills;
  • Contract management and strategic planning skills;
  • Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills including the ability to prepare applications and reports;
  • Computer skills including the ability to operate spreadsheets and wordprocessing programs at a highly proficient level;
  • Effective public relations and public speaking skills;
  • Stress and time management skills;
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license.

A current Criminal Record Check is required.

The above noted knowledge and skills may typically aquired through the completion of a Degree or Diploma in Recreation Management and /or completion of the Recreation Facility Operator’s program with related recreation programming experience.  A minimum of 2 years progressively experience working in a recreation management capacity.

Send your application to sao@paulatuk.ca

Town of Fort Simpson - Swimming Pool Supervisor

Under the direction of the Recreation Coordinator, the Pool Supervisor will be responsible for providing a safe, clean pool facility. The main responsibilities include, but are not limited to, pool maintenance and operations, program development, and pool management.

The successful incumbent must possess some of the following:

  • National Lifeguard Service
  • Current First Aid Award/ CPR Basic Rescuer
    Bronze Cross/Bronze Medallion
  • Water Safety Instructor
  • Pool Operations 1 & 2
  • Aqua Fit Instructor
  • Swim for life Instructor
  • Life Saving Instructor

Send your application to finmgr@vofs.ca.

Town of Norman Wells - Aquatics Supervisor/Head Lifeguard

The Town of Norman Wells currently has positions available for Seasonal Pool staff at the Penguin Palace.

Qualifications Include:
 18 years and older
 Water Safety Instructor Certificate
 First Aid and CPR Certificate
 National Lifeguard Standard Instructor/Examiner Certificate
 Examiner to Bronze Cross Level (Preferred)
 First Aid Instructor (Preferred)
 Pool Operations Level I Certificate (Preferred)
 Good physical condition with the abilities to perform the physical demands of the position
 Punctual, responsible, energetic, aware of surroundings
 Excellent work habits and ethics
 Enjoy interaction with both kids and adults
 Must be able to swim and tread water
 Must be able to work evening and weekends

Send your application to Catherine Mallon, Senior Administrative Officer at senioradministrativeofficer@normanwells.com

Town of Norman Wells - Lifeguard Summer Student

The Town of Norman Wells currently has positions available for Seasonal Pool staff at the Penguin Palace.

Qualifications Include:

  • 16 years and older
  • First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Bronze Cross/Medallion Certificate
  • National Lifeguard Standard Certificate (Preferred)
  • Good physical condition with the abilities to perform the physical demands of the position
  • Punctual, responsible, energetic, aware of surroundings
  • Excellent work habits and ethics
  • Enjoy interaction with both kids and adults
  • Must be able to swim and tread water
  • Must be able to work evening and weekends

Send your application to Catherine Mallon, Senior Administrative Officer at senioradministrativeofficer@normanwells.com

Town of Norman Wells - Lifeguard/Instructor

The Town of Norman Wells currently has positions available for Seasonal Pool staff at the Penguin Palace.

Qualifications Include:

  • Water Safety Instructor Certificate
  • First Aid and CPR Certificate
  • National Lifeguard Standard Instructor/Examiner Certificate
  • Examiner to Bronze Cross Level (Preferred)
  • First Aid Instructor (Preferred)
  • Pool Operations Level I Certificate (Preferred)
  • Good physical condition with the abilities to perform the physical demands of the position
  • Punctual, responsible, energetic, aware of surroundings
  • Excellent work habits and ethics
  • Enjoy interaction with both kids and adults
  • Must be able to swim and tread water
  • Must be able to work evening and weekends

Send your application to Catherine Mallon, Senior Administrative Officer at senioradministrativeofficer@normanwells.com

Town of Fort Smith - Lifeguard

The Town of Fort Smith has an immediate opening for a full-time Lifeguard position.  The complete job description is available on the Town website at www.fortsmith.ca.

Nestled in the boreal forest along the banks of the mighty Slave River, Fort Smith is a friendly, multicultural community with a population of 2,500. We are the education capital of the NWT, and the gateway to Wood Buffalo National Park.  This is a full-time position with a 40 hour per week flexible shift schedule in our 25 metre/4 lane indoor pool with beach entrance, hot tub and 2 water slides.

Qualifications: Must have current:

  • National Lifeguard Certification
  • Standard First Aid and CPR

Candidates much provide a satisfactory criminal record check.  Failure to provide a satisfactory check may deem you disqualified from the competition. Equivalencies will be considered.

Position Location:  Recreation and Community Centre Pool

Salary & Benefits:  Pay Level 12 ($54,394.75 – $61,921.70) plus Northern Allowance of $7,715.79 annually and a comprehensive health and dental benefits and a pension plan provided by Northern Employee Benefits Services.

Town of Fort Smith - Casual Recreation Assistant

The Town of Fort Smith is seeking individuals interested in being on our casual Recreation Assistant list. Reporting to the Recreation Administration Lead, the casual Recreation Assistant is scheduled to work on an as and when needed basis. Recreation Assistants are responsible for assisting with reception desk duties, janitorial services, providing supervision of all activities and events, and may work at all Town recreation facilities. Shift and weekend work are the norm.

Forward applications to Cynthia White at reception@fortsmith.ca.

The Duke of Edinburgh's International Award - Program Officer

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is a leading not for profit organization dedicated to encouraging personal development and community involvement among all young people ages 14 to 24. Through the achievement of Bronze, Silver and Gold levels participants discover new talents and learn valuable life skills and social responsibility.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Program Officer is responsible for advancing the Program’s mission through the following responsibilities:

  • Developing new partnerships, managing existing stakeholder relationships, follow-up with existing groups, develop innovate outreach initiatives seeking to connect diverse youth populations across the North
  • Introduce and connect youth, leaders, and partners about the Award program and its value to healthy personal growth and development
  • Support with the development and implementation of an operating plan with long-term goals and objectives for outreach programming
  • Conduct paperless training workshops and information sessions
  • Develop electronic leader materials and on-line training resources to reduce consumption of raw materials and minimize waste
  • Facilitate and support the transition from a paper Award registration system to an online registration system to reduce consumption of raw materials and minimize waste
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of ceremonies and fundraising events as required.
  • Develop content and contribute regularly to social media channels. Circulate communications directly to leaders and participants as required.

The closing date to apply for this position is June 30, 2018.

City of Yellowknife - Part-Time Casual Lifeguards, Pool Assistants, Cashiers and Instructors

The City of Yellowknife is currently seeking qualified individuals to work part-time casual hours as Lifeguards, Pool Assistants and Instructors with the Community Services Department.

Under the direction of the Pool Supervisor, our Pool Staff provide constant safety supervision, assist with special events, and complete necessary administrative work associated with programs, accidents, incidents and cleaning.

The successful incumbent must possess some of the following:

– National Lifeguard Service
– Current First Aid Award/ CPR Basic Rescuer
– Bronze Cross/Bronze Medallion
– Water Safety Instructor

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