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WHO WE ARE

CFMWS. A job with purpose. Our 4000+ person strong organization champions a healthy, fun, creative and active lifestyle for Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans and their families. Help us deliver a variety of recreation and fitness programs, offer family support, organize charity events and make sure our members access retail, travel and banking discounts and customized financial services. At Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS), we love what we do. And we live it too.

THE ROLE

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 Physical Exercise Specialist, you will have the opportunity to work with a very highly motivated and professional clientele who are eager to return to duty and improve their condition. Daily, you will lead reconditioning programs for Canadian Armed Forces members who may be affected with a medical conditions and improve their functional abilities related to their physical limitations.

Being a subject matter expert in your field, you will support your local team with training and professional development. You will assist Health Promotion partners promoting healthy practices and injury prevention through initiative such as educational programs, special events and other activities related to physical fitness.

Much like the military we so proudly support, we push the envelope of what’s possible.  Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to deliver programs and services in collaboration with a highly professional team of health services practitioners. Other stakeholders will be at your disposal to ensure a client’s successful return to duty.

QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED

Education, Certifications and Licenses

Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Human Kinetics, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Sciences or in a related field

Current Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) certification

Current CPR and Basic First Aid qualifications

Current National Lifeguard Service Certificate (NLS) qualification – an asset

Experience

In developing, implementing and delivering physical fitness programs

In preparing and conducting physical fitness training sessions

In communications for professional and public audiences

In the delivery of adult education and facilitation of workshops

In applying policies, procedures, and regulations

Competencies, Skills and Abilities

Client focus, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

English Essential / Bilingual an asset

Reading: Functional

Writing: Functional

Oral: Functional

BENEFITS AVAILABLE

Health Benefits: Drug coverage, travel insurance, dental, vision, life 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:  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 CF One Member Appreciation.

 

OTHER INFORMATION

As part of the selection process, candidates will undergo a physical fitness test (FORCE Evaluation) and must achieve a minimum level of Bronze.

The anticipated term of this position is 18 July 2023 – 31 March 2024 with a possibility of extension.

START DATE

18 July 2023

SALARY: 56130.00 – 66070.00 CAD Per Year

LOCATION: Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan

INCLUSION AND ACCOMMODATION

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 the selection process.

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