RECREATION TECHNICIAN PREFERENCES LIST
PLEASE NUMBER AREAS IN ORDER OF PREFERENCE:
Wading Pool Attendant – Recreation Technician B
As per the
Health Act wading pool attendants must be 16 years or older to operate a wading pool. Over 65% of all summer positions are in the wading pool program. Position is responsible for the safety, supervision and operation of a wading pool designed for children 12 years of age and under. Other duties include cleaning and maintenance of the wading pool, maintaining accurate records of attendance, chlorine and ph levels, field occurrence reports, leadership and water safety, and the ability to relate well with the public are desirable. Position includes working evenings and weekends. Many positions extend to the end of August / Labour Day weekend. Manitoba
Youth Leader –- Recreation Technician C
Youth Leaders are responsible for organizing and supervising activities with preteens and youth (ages 10 -17). Possess knowledge and training related to conflict resolution, program planning, sports, games, arts and crafts, and leisure activities as well as the ability to mentor and relate to youth and pre-teens. Hours of work are afternoon and evening shifts.
Pre-School/Children Leader –- Recreation Technician A, B or C
Organizing and supervising children’s activities (ages 3 - 12) at various sites. Possess skills and/or training in planning and implementing a wide range of recreational activities such as arts, crafts, sports, music, drama and games as well as the ability to relate to children.
Facility Monitor – (Part-Time) Recreation Technician B
Responsible for the monitoring of a recreation facility and/or weight room. Responsibilities may include answering the phone, opening and locking rooms for programs and ensuring safety in a City of
weight room. Where applicable the position includes cleaning and inspecting weight room equipment; enforcing rules, guidelines and safety practices. Must have the ability to relate well with the general public and possess knowledge and training related to conflict resolution. Other duties may include assisting the public with program registration and cash handling. Hours of work vary and may include morning, afternoon, evening and/or weekend shifts. Winnipeg
CHECK THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATES WHICH YOU HAVE OBTAINED THROUGH COURSES OR WORKSHOPS:
Recreation Leadership Development/ Training Courses (Specify) Early Childhood Education _______
____________________________________________________ Sign Language _______
Other ______________________________________________ Non-Violent Crisis Intervention _______
Adapted Training Courses (Specify) ____________________ Babysitting Certificate _______
National Coaching Certificate Program ______________ Water Safety/Lifesaving Certificates _______
Level Obtained & Sport ______________ Level obtained _______
SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS TO POSITIONS MUST BE AVAILABLE FOR ORIENTATION SESSIONS IN JUNE, USUALLY EVENINGS & WEEKENDS. SUMMER EMPLOYMENT IS IN JULY & AUGUST. SUMMER EMPLOYEES DEMONSTRATING
SUPERIOR SKILLS AND EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMANCE ARE OFTEN CONSIDERED FOR OTHER PROGRAM AREAS IN SUBSEQUENT SESSIONS (EG. FALL PROGRAMS)
ALL APPLICANTS MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING CERTIFICATIONS: CURRENT EMERGENCY FIRST AID CERTIFICATE OR EQUIVALENT AND LEVEL C CPR CERTIFICATE OR EQUIVALENT.
APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTACHED PHOTOCOPIES OF CURRENT CERTIFICATIONS AND A RESUME TO THE APPLICATION AND WILL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE A CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK FORM, A PRE-PLACEMENT HEALTH ASSESSMENT QUESTIONNAIRE AND A SCREENING INTERVIEW TO IDENTIFY RELEVANT SKILLS AND PREFERENCES.