Fitness and Sports Instructor

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Petawawa Employment Service
  • Post Date: June 15, 2017
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Job Overview

Competition: # PET-17-055
Open to: This Category I unionized position is open to all interested parties. Preference will be granted in
accordance with the Collective Agreement for the PSAC bargaining unit for Category I NPF employees at Garrison
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Fitness and Sports Instructor
Personnel Support Programs
Dundonald Hall
Garrison Petawawa
Temporary Full Time Position
The anticipated Term of this position is five (5) months

Who We Are:
CFMWS is committed to enhancing the morale and welfare of the military community, ultimately contributing to the
operational readiness and effectiveness of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). We pride ourselves on being part of
the Defence Team. For more information on who we are, please visit us at

Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Fitness Coordinator, the Fitness and Sports Instructor instructs physical fitness training
sessions for apparently healthy populations. She/he conducts physical fitness evaluations for apparently healthy
populations. She/he develops lesson plans and delivers group and individualized physical fitness training sessions
and programs for apparently healthy military populations in environments such as aquatics, outdoor, arena or
obstacle course, as required. She/he performs lifeguard duties and instructs aquatic training sessions.

Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Sciences or a related field AND some years
of experience in physical fitness evaluation and prescription or in a related field
College diploma or certificate in Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Sciences, or a related field AND
several years of experience in physical fitness evaluation and prescription or in a related field
An acceptable combination of education, training, and/or experience will also be considered
Current CPR and Basic First Aid qualifications
Current National Lifeguard Service (NLS) Certificate
Current Certified Personal Trainer (CSEP-CPT) qualification
Successful completion of the Personnel Support Programs (PSP) Instructor’s Course by the end of probation
Candidates who do not possess current CPR, Basic First Aid, NLS or the CSEP-CPT will be considered provided that
they have the pre-requisites necessary to obtain the qualifications. In the event that the successful candidate is
missing any of these qualifications, CFMWS will provide assistance to obtain them upon hire.

Language Requirement: English Essential

Experience Requirements:

  • In preparing and conducting physical fitness training sessions
  • In instructing health and physical fitness training modules
  • In applying policies, procedures, and regulations
  • In evaluating physical fitness
  • In aquatics such as life guarding or swim instruction
  • In officiating at least three sports such as soccer, volleyball, basketball, racquet sports, and hockey
  • In coaching sports
  • In using software for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, e-mail, and Internet

Benefits Available:

  • Dedicated programs including new employee orientation program and on-the-job training. Competitive Benefits
  • Defined Benefit Pension Plan & Savings plans (TFSA, RRSPs)
  • Educational Assistance
  • Facilities on base available to employees (i.e. Fitness facility, Swimming pool, etc)
  • Paid vacation
  • A comprehensive benefit plan (health, dental, vision, group life insurance, sick leave, long-term disability
    insurance (LTD), accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Shop at CANEX – option for “no interest” credit plan

Salary: $17.57/hr – $22.68/hr

Reliability Status

NPF employees must demonstrate the following shared competencies: client service, organizational knowledge,
communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership.
Employment Equity: NPF is strongly committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce reflective of Canadian
society. Therefore we promote employment equity and encourage candidates to voluntarily self-identify on their
application if they are members of a designated group (i.e. a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability
or a visible minority).

Start Date: 24 July 2017
Posting Date: 13 June 2017
Application Deadline: 23:59 hrs Pacific Time on 26 June 2017

Application Submission: Submit resume to NPF HR Office quoting competition # PET-17-055. Email: or online:
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will
be contacted.

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