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Sports Program Associate

Job Details
Open Date Jan 02 2020 - 08:30:00 AM Close Date Dec 31 2020 - 04:00:00 PM
Position Title Sports Program Associate Posting Type Casual Part Time
Posting Status Active Position Length Casual Part Time
Department Group Recreation Services Hours per Week up to 24 hours per week
Department Community Services Openings 5
Education Other    
Competition 20- SPA
Salary Range $14.40 - $14.80 per hour
Union Position No


Sports Program Associate (Part Time/Casual)


Position Description: Sports Program Associates assist with the delivery and maintenance of Community Adult Recreation Leagues (CARL) programming, PickupHub (PUH) and various Drop-In Programs at the City of Waterloo.

Rate of Pay: $14.40 - $14.80 per hour

Primary Work Locations:   RIM Park Manulife Sportsplex & Healthy Living Centre*


Hours of work:   Typically 6-12 hours per week, though up to 24 hours per week may be required. Shifts are scheduled for Sunday to Friday evenings (typically 8:00pm until as late as 12:00am). A schedule is established at the beginning of each session, though flexibility may be required depending on operational and staffing needs.



  • Monitor league play and attendance for Direct Delivery programs

  • Provide excellent customer service to program participants

  • Communicate and interact effectively with other facility staff and coworkers

  • Ensure that facilities and resources used by the leagues are maintained and ready for use

  • Identifying and reporting any safety hazards or damage to the facility or equipment

  • Oversee league referees/officials if required

  • Assist with special events including setup, takedown, parking and monitoring of admissions

  • From time to time CARL Associates may be required to drive a City of Waterloo vehicle in performing job duties

Required Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in a related field (Recreation & Leisure Studies would be considered an asset)

  • Experience monitoring or participating in adult recreation leagues or programming

  • Working knowledge of computer programs, including MS Word, Excel, Outlook

  • Written report writing skills

  • Familiarity with municipal recreation departments or outdoor parks operations is an asset

  • Standard First Aid/CPR certification (or willing to obtain within the first month of employment)

  • May require a Valid G2 License

  • A Driver’s Abstract Check satisfactory to the City may be a condition of your employment. It is expected that you will drive responsibly and maintain a safe driving record for the duration of your employment with the City of Waterloo

  • A satisfactory Police Record and Judicial Matters Check  will be required as a condition of hire


To Apply: Resumes will be retained on file for six months and will be reviewed on an as-needed basis. Interested and qualified applicants are asked to submit a resume, cover letter and the attached Supplementary Interview Form in one document when you apply.

*Please note that these positions require access to reliable transportation as work hours may be outside of public transportation operations.   


The City of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.