Job title: Summer Recreation Leader (Nutrien Playland/Summer Play Program/MeTaWeTan Van)

Company: City of Saskatoon

Job description: Position: Summer Recreation Leader(Nutrien Playland/Summer Play Program/MeTaWeTan Van)Division: Community ServicesDepartment: Recreation and Community DevelopmentTerm: Multiple Temp Part Time positions available for up to 4 months.Hours of work: 12-16 hours per week.Closing Date: 05/20/2024Labour Group: CUPE 59Posting: 2907Depending on your specific experience or interest, the following positions are available by applying to this job posting:PlaygroundsYouth Centre’sNutrien PlaylandMetawetan Van – Preference is given to Metis and First Nation applicants for this position.For more information on our Recreation Leader positions clickJob SummaryUnder the direction of an assigned supervisor, Recreation Leaders facilitate play activities that provide a safe and fun play experience at summer recreational sites hosted by the City of Saskatoon.
Activities and activity plans facilitated by Recreation Leaders include sports, games, arts, crafts, drama, music, water play, and/or the operation of rides.Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plans, organizes and delivers balanced social and recreation activities with particular attention and focus on children and youth in our community.
  • Monitors activities and ensures a safe, clean, and healthy values-based environment.
  • Takes action to ensure all Occupational Health and Safety procedures are followed, including all Public Health Standards.
  • Understands the respectful workplace expectations of the City of Saskatoon and supports a positive culture with the resolution of conflicts at recreation sites, where required.
  • Coordinates and completes evaluations and reports of programming that has been delivered.
  • Performs various daily maintenance and cleaning duties assigned at specific operations.
  • Performs administrative duties as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


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  • Completed Grade 10
  • Preference is given to applicants with a minimum of one year of post-secondary education in recreation/leisure, physical education, early childhood development, education, or related field or
  • One year of experience working with or volunteering for children/youth delivering recreation or children’s programs is preferred.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain by position start date a valid, recognized first aid certificate and CPR level C.
  • Knowledge of the theory and principles of recreation program planning for children and youth that supports growth and development.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Ability to facilitate and lead recreation activities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the public in a respectful manner.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and adapt to change quickly.
  • Willingness to adapt to changing operational requirements, take additional training and move to alternate work sites as required.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills.
  • Ability to learn and implement safe work protocols.

Requires Security CheckAcceptable current Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) upon offer of employment.Additional RequirementsHOURS OF WORK:12-16 hours per week
Daytime, Evening and Weekend work is involved.Weekly Hours: Part Time hoursSalary Range: $18.60 to $20.51 CAD per hour (2023 rates)Diversity, Equity and InclusionThe City of Saskatoon offers an inclusive workplace that embraces diverse backgrounds. As an equity partner with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC), the City commits to diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplaces. By having our workforce reflect the community we serve, we support the realization of miyo-pimatisiwin, (me-o-pi-ma-ti-si-win) “the good life”, for all residents. To learn more about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the City, please visitAccommodationThe City of Saskatoon strives to provide an accessible and inclusive workplace for all, including throughout the application and selection process through reasonable access and accommodations. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please email talentacquisition@saskatoon.ca.

Location: Saskatoon, SK

Job date: Thu, 09 May 2024 07:21:20 GMT