CBRM Recreation Summer Job Postings

Resumes are being accepted for the following summer positions with CBRM Recreation. Applicants must be residents of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. To qualify for a summer job with CBRM’s Recreation Department, all applicants must consent to the carrying out of a Search of the Child Abuse Register and a Police check by CBRM. Applicants must be willing and able to work flexible hours (daytime and evenings) for any of the seven days of the week, as well as work in varying areas of the municipality as required by the position. Applicants must have excellent oral and writing skills, as well as possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Detailed job descriptions are listed below.

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CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS :  June 10, 2022


2022 Summer Job Postings

Active Living

Active Living Coordinators (22-ST01-1) OPEN
CBRM Active Living Coordinators will be responsible in part for the planning, implementation, and evaluation of CBRM Recreation programming, including but not limited to outdoor recreation, sport, and other children, youth, and adult active living programs. Successful candidates must demonstrate program leadership skills, staff supervision, knowledge and understanding of program development, and facilitation in a recreation setting. Staff will be required to plan and deliver programs for a diverse demographic of participants. A class 5 driver’s license and full access to a vehicle are considered an asset. 

Professional/Academic experience, knowledge, training, and certification in High Five, Fundamental Movement Skills, Stand Up Paddle, Kayak, OCC Field-leader training, NLS National Lifeguard, Community Gardens, Gender Equity and Emergency First Aid are considered an asset.

Arts & Culture

ConnectArts Coordinators (22-ST02-1) CLOSED
The ConnectArts Coordinator will provide direct delivery of activities within the ConnectArts Program. Coordinator will be responsible for administrative tasks of the program, coordination and/or delivery of arts-based programming (visual, performing), and management of studio-based facility and/or traveling programs. This position requires well rounded arts-based experience – portfolio or resume must show examples of work – as well as travel within the CBRM. Prior instructional experience, computer skills (graphic design, recording, etc), and a Class 5 driver’s license and full access to a vehicle would be considered assets.

ConnectArts Facilitator (22-ST02-3) OPEN
The ConnectArts Facilitator will provide direct delivery of activities within the ConnectArts Program. Coordinator will be responsible for supporting ConnectArts Coordinators in the facilitation and development of programs related to arts and culture. This position requires well rounded arts-based experience – portfolio or resume must show examples of work – as well as travel within the CBRM. Prior instructional experience, computer skills (graphic design, recording, etc), and a Class 5 driver’s license and full access to a vehicle would be considered assets.

Marketing & Communications

Creative Content & Event Intern (22-ST02-2) CLOSED
The Creative Content Intern will provide support for regional events of CBRM Recreation, as well develop and maintain content for CBRM Recreation digital platforms. Intern will be responsible for administrative tasks and coordination and delivery of ancillary activities associated with municipal run events. In addition, Intern will be responsible for developing creative content to support the efforts of the CBRM Recreation Department. This position requires the candidate to be 19 years of age or older, have experience with video creation and social media management, as well as travel within the CBRM. Graphic design (Illustrator/InDesign/Canva/) skills, and a Class 5 driver’s license and full access to a vehicle are considered an asset.

Rural Recreation Development

Rural Recreation Intern (22-ST03-1) CLOSED
At least two hundred (200) hours of proven experience in developing, organizing, and evaluating recreation programs through a variety of delivery methods for a diverse demographic of participants. At least fifty (50) hours of proven experience with the supervision of paid and/or volunteer staff, including leading, scheduling and direction of staff. Must have First Aid and CPR certification. Class 5 Driver’s License and full access to a vehicle.

Rural Recreation Activity Coordinator (22-ST03-2) CLOSED
At least one hundred (100) hours of proven experience in developing and organizing recreation programs through a variety of delivery methods for a diverse demographic of participants. At least twenty-five (25) hours of proven experience in the supervision of paid and/or volunteer staff, including the scheduling, guiding and direction of staff. Must have First Aid and CPR certification. Class 5 Driver’s License and full access to a vehicle.

Rural Recreation Activity Leaders (22-ST03-3) OPEN
At least one hundred (100) hours of proven experience in developing and organizing recreation programs through a variety of delivery methods for a diverse demographic of participants. At least twenty-five (25) hours of proven experience in the supervision of paid and/or volunteer staff, including the scheduling, guiding and direction of staff. Must have First Aid and CPR certification. Class 5 Driver’s License and full access to a vehicle.

Events

Events & Festival Assistant Coordinator (22-ST04-1) OPEN
Working with the Events, Festival and Community Support Coordinator, this position will assist with coordination of CBRM led summer events and provide information and booking support services to community led summer festivals and events. This position will require strong administrative and communication skills, and an understanding of event planning. Must possess a valid Class 5 Drivers’ License, with a clean driving record. Previous experience with events an asset.

Community Events Team (22-ST04-2) OPEN
Working with the Events, Festival and Community Support Coordinator, this position will directly support logistics and programs for community based festivals and events. This position will require strong administrative and communication skills, and an understanding of event planning. Must possess a valid Class 5 Drivers’ License, with a clean driving record. Previous experience with events an asset.

Horticulture

Horticulturalist (22-ST05-1) CLOSED
Must currently be registered in a Horticulture program and have proven abilities in related duties. Assists staff and others in performing horticultural duties such as mowing, aerating, planting, pruning, site renovations, seeding, sodding, fertilizing, etc.  Other duties might include aspects of sports field construction, hardscaping and various related tasks in the maintenance of a park & play space system. Pay rate is conemsurate with level of education completed.