Recreation Leader 3 - Learn to Skate Instructors

Requisition #: 21/200
Job #: J1221-0162
Job Title: Recreation Leader 3 - Learn to Skate Instructors
Job Type: Casual
City, Province, Country: St. Albert, Alberta, Canada
Job Category: Recreation & Parks
Number of Positions: 3
Salary/Wage: 19.50 - 23.74/Hour
Department: Recreation & Parks
Location: 400 Campbell Road
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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 both our indoor and outdoor Learn to Skate programs.

As a Learn to Skate Instructor, you will plan and deliver recreational skating programs to children aged 3 to 6 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 duties include: program planning, greeting and supervision of participants, instruction of programs, and preparation and clean up of your assigned space.


• 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 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 January 11 - March 19, 2022:

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 - 7:00 pm
(outdoors at Larose rink)

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


Starting at $19.50 per hour

• Please upload a cover letter and resume when applying for this opportunity.
• This opportunity will remain open until filled.
• Please note that the City will be conducting video conference interviews to minimize the potential spread of COVID-19.

• To keep our employees, their families and the public safe and healthy, the City has decided to apply the Provincial Restriction Exemption Program standards with some modifications for employees. New employees joining the City must be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination provided by Alberta Health Services will be required prior to start. Exemptions may be considered but will need to be reviewed and validated before commencing work with the City of St. Albert. Those with approved exemptions will be required to submit negative test results twice a week before entering a City worksite.

• The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a clear vulnerable sector police information check.
• The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.
• Current Standard First Aid and CPR C certification are required prior to starting.

Interested? Excellent!
Answer the questions below, and click 'Apply for this job'. You will then be taken to a page to create or log-in to your applicant profile and upload or designate a resume for this job.

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. In order to comply with COVID Provincial Restrictions and to keep our employees, their families and the public safe and healthy, the City requires new employees to be fully vaccinated or request an accommodation because they are unable to be vaccinated based on a protected ground/area. Although we do not require proof of vaccination for candidates, we require you to confirm the following: I am aware of the City’s requirements for vaccination and in the event I am offered a position with the City of St. Albert I will provide proof of full vaccination or will request an exemption (that may/may not be available based on the nature of the work responsibilities.)
*2. Do you have Standard First Aid & CPR C Certificate valid until at least March 31, 2022?
*3. Are you available to work from January 3 - March 31, 2022?
*4. Do you require any time off during these dates?
*5. Are you available to work Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.?
*6. Are you available to work Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30 - 7:00 p.m.?
*7. Do you have experience leading children’s skating programs?

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