BC Local Government Job Posting Service


Ice Skating Instructor

Requisition ID: 13367

The City of Vancouver is striving to become the greenest city in the world, and a city powered entirely by renewable energy before 2050. We are proud to be one of BC's Top Employers, Canada's Best Diversity Employers, and one of Canada's Greenest Employers. With employees that have helped Vancouver consistently rank as one of the world's most livable cities, the City values a diverse workforce which represents the vibrant community we so proudly serve.
Consider joining our committed team of staff and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Main Purpose and Function
The Ice Skating Instructor will be responsible for a variety of duties related to the supervision of the ice rink and its programs.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be responsible for planning and implementing skating lessons for all ages (preschool, children, adults, seniors, etc.), assessing Learn to Skate participants’ skating skills and preparing progress cards, providing support to other team members and ensuring that activity areas and equipment are safe. Selected candidates will be required to attend an on-ice evaluation session, which will take place on Sunday, May 12th 2019 from 4:00pm to 7:00pm at Hillcrest Rink and a training session on Saturday June 15th and Sunday June16th from 9:00am - 5:00pm.

This position requires candidates to be available on Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00am - 6:00pm, based on operational needs.

Education and Experience:
  • Completion of up to Grade 10 supplemented by training courses related to skating instruction
  • Standard First Aid Certificate or higher
  • Customer service experience is an asset

*Note: All applicants must attach their First Aid Certificate to their application.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Considerable knowledge of skating instruction techniques and skill progressions
  • Considerable knowledge of the hazards, related precautions, and safety regulations related to the work
  • Some knowledge of the operation of an ice rink facility
  • Knowledge of the Vancouver Park Board Learn to Skate program is an asset
  • Ability to assess and evaluate participants skating skill proficiency and to maintain related class records
  • Ability to motivate students and provide a positive, safe and fun learning environment
  • Ability to tactfully and effectively deal with issues and complaints brought forward by facility users
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and work collaboratively with staff
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize

A Police Record Check is a requirement of the position. A clearance requires the absence of any criminal charges or convictions related to this position.

Business Unit/Department: Board of Parks & Recreation (1400)
Affiliation: CUPE 15 Parks
Employment Type: Auxiliary/Casual
Position Start Date: October 28, 2018
Salary Information: Pay Grade GR-013a: $23.76 to $27.92 per hour

Application Close: April 26, 2019

We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

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Location: Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: April 12, 2019, 9:00 am
Expires: April 26, 2019, 11:59 pm