Recreation Leader 2 & 3 - Learn to Skate Program

Requisition #: 22/121
Job #: J0922-0155
Job Title: Recreation Leader 2 & 3 - Learn to Skate Program
Job Type: Casual
City, Province, Country: St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Job Category: Recreation & Parks
Number of Positions: 3
Salary/Wage: 16.13 - 24.10/Hour
Department: Recreation & Parks
Location: 66 Hebert Road
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As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 66,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

The Opportunity:

The City of St. Albert Recreation and Parks department offers a number of high-quality programs to residents of our community and we are currently accepting applications for Instructors to deliver Learn to Skate programs and a Floater to support the programs.

As a Learn to Skate Instructor you will plan and deliver recreational skating programs to children aged 3 to 8 years. The program consists of 4 progressive levels of skating skills and activities. Instructors will be required to prepare and implement age appropriate lesson plans in a fun and engaging environment, including evaluation. Instructors will need to be comfortable with this age group, as well as communicating with the participant’s parents.

Specific Instructor duties include program planning, greeting and supervision of participants, instruction of programs, and preparation and clean up of your assigned space. The Floater greets parents and children and supports staff with set up and transitions including supporting the delivery of program plans.


• We seek applicants who have prior experience (preferably at least 2 years) planning and delivering recreation programs.
• Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years of age.
• Ideal candidates will hold National Coaching Certification in figure skating or hockey. Related post secondary education or previous experience as a Skating Instructor would also be an asset.
• Current Standard First Aid and CPR Level C with AED certifications are required.
• Confident skating skills are necessary.
• Experience working with preschoolers is beneficial and a passion for creating a fun environment and delivering excellent service is essential.

Hours of Work:

Shifts available from October 12- December 19, 2022.

Saturdays from 10:00 – 2:00 pm
(indoors at Jarome Iginla Arena)


Starting at $16.13 per hour for Floaters
Starting at $19.79 per hour for Instructors

• Please upload a cover letter and a resume when applying for this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
• Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. MST on the closing date.
• Please note that the City will be conducting video conference interviews to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19.

• The successful applicant will be required to obtain/maintain a satisfactory vulnerable sector police information check.
• The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

*1. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*2. Do you have a Standard First Aid & CPR C Certificate valid until at least December 31st, 2022?
  3. Are you available to work Saturdays from 10:00-1:45 p.m?
  4. Are you available to work from October 15-December 17, 2022?
  6. Do you have experience leading children’s skating programs?

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