Fitness Sports and Recreation Coordinator -CANSOFCOM Dwyer Hill Training Centre
[Country] Canada
[Province/State] Ontario, Ottawa
[Street Address] 4210 Labelle St.
Position Type
Permanent Full Time
$60000.00 – $70000.00 CAD Per Year
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The Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS) supports the Canadian Armed Forces members and their families wherever they are in the world through the provision of fitness, recreation and leisure activities, family and charitable support, retail as well as personal financial services. We offer our employees the opportunity to work with a purpose every day in an inclusive, healthy, respectful and rewarding work environment.


Supporting and working alongside the members of the Canadian Armed Forces and actively preparing them to defend and serve our country could be your path to an extremely fulfilling career.

As part of a dynamic and dedicated team as the Fitness, Sports and Recreation Coordinator, you will have the opportunity to plan and coordinate three important portfolios for a very highly motivated and professional clientele.

As part of the Fitness portfolio, you will plan, organize, coordinate and assess the delivery of unit/base tactical fitness programs for a highly motivated and professional clientele. Your team will be required to deliver programs entrenched on established employment standards to ensure the members of the Canadian Armed Forces can safely and effectively perform their duties in operations.

As part of the Sports portfolio, you will plan and coordination of the operations and delivery of sports programs in your location. This includes both intramural sports and competitive representative sports teams that compete nationally and internationally in such sports as hockey, volleyball, soccer, rugby, running, swimming, triathlon and basketball. On a daily basis, you will be involved in the organization, coaching, and officiating of sports, clinics and training camps. You will also use your expertise to monitor, evaluate and recommend improvements to the sports programs.

As part of the Recreation portfolio, you will provide programs to children, adults and seniors. Each day will be different as you coordinate the details of community fitness, sports, arts and culture programming, civic events and oversee services such as Base libraries and membership offices. You will have a chance to expand your skills and share your passions as you mentor staff and volunteers.


Education, Certifications and Licenses

College diploma in Exercise Sciences, or a related field
Current CPR and Standard First Aid certification
Current National Lifeguard Service (NLS) certification, as required Current Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) qualification
HIGH FIVE Principles of Healthy Child Development or HIGH FIVE Sport
HIGH FIVE Healthy Minds for Healthy Children


  • In planning, organizing, coordinating and implementing the operations and delivery of physical fitness, sports and recreation programs
  • In applying policies, procedures, regulations, and applicable legislation
  • In evaluating physical fitness
  • In preparing and conducting physical fitness training sessions
  • In preparing and administering tournaments and sporting events
  • In officiating sporting events and/or athletic competitions
  • In coaching sports
  • In budget administration
  • In personnel administration

Competencies, Skills and Abilities
Client focus, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership


Bilingual Essential
Reading: Functional
Writing: Functional
Oral: Functional


Health Benefits: Drug coverage, travel insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance and accidental death and dismemberment coverage.
Work Life Balance: A wide range of paid/unpaid leave, including paid vacation, family related leave and personal days.
Retirement Planning: A Defined Benefit Pension Plan and Group Savings Plans.
Learning and Development: Tuition Assistance Program and Advanced Learning Program, payment of professional association memberships, online learning opportunities and second language training.
Perks: Discounts through CFAppreciation.


  • Security: Secret (Level II)
  • This is an on-site position. Remote work may be required depending on health and safety considerations.
  • Successful completion of the Coaching Association of Canada- Multi-Sports modules requirement set by the Canadian Armed Forces Sports Office (HQ), by the end of probation period.
  • Perform moderate lifting, carrying, pulling and/or pushing (i.e. more than 10 lbs/4.5 kg but less than 50 lbs/23 kg)


The successful candidate will be eligible for relocation benefits

10 October 2022


CFMWS is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment, where all employees feel valued, respected and supported. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates who can help us build a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live. Accommodations are available to all candidates identifying a need during all or any parts of the selection process.


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