Summer Program Assistant (Supie) - Summer 2020

City of Hamilton - Hamilton, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Contribute to the City of Hamilton, one of Canada’s largest cities - home to a diverse and strong economy, an active and inclusive community, a robust cultural and dining scene, hundreds of kilometres of hiking trails and natural beauty just minutes from the downtown core, and so much more. Join our diverse team of talented and ambitious staff who embody our values of sensational service, courageous change, steadfast integrity, collective ownership and being engaged empowered employees. Help us #BeTheReason the entire country is talking about Hamilton, and achieve our vision of being the best place to raise a child and age successfully.


JOB ID #: 15930

Summer Program Assistant (Supie)
Healthy and Safe Communities
Location: Various

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 6 Full-Time Temporary

UNION/NON-UNION: Non Union (CM) Other Full Time

HOURS Of WORK: Hours of work are scheduled Monday to Friday, up to 40 hours per week, between the dates of June 8 - August 21, 2020.

SALARY/HOUR: $14.750 per hour
  • Note: See appropriate Collective Agreement or the Non Union Salary Range for details.
STATUS/LENGTH: Full-Time Temporary
Note: This vacancy is for a period of eleven (11) weeks

Job Description ID #: 2045


Under the supervision of the Recreation Coordinator or Program Lead, the Summer Program Assistant (Supie) provides leadership in recreational and outdoor programs. Assists with programs and provides guidance to Supie Counsellors and volunteers and ensures safety measures are maintained.


Develops, plans, implements, promotes and schedules outdoor playlot programs for children 5-12 years of age.

Directs and provides leadership to summer staff as assigned.

Conducts weekly scheduled staff meetings.

Monitors, trains and evaluates staff.

Prepares and submits all required administrative documents on programs and staff.

Compiles end of season report with program and staff recommendations.

Ensures that the policies and procedures of the Department are followed and maintained.

Performs other duties as assigned which are related to the responsibilities of the job.


Demonstrated playlot background with previous experience as a Supie Counsellor or camp programs.

Leadership experience and skills in crafts, music, sports, special needs, games, arts, drama and volunteers.

Must be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in written form.

Must have excellent public relations skills.

Proven leadership skills - must be able to lead and provide consistent leadership and objective evaluation.

Commitment to this position will include staff training, staff meetings and on-site attendance during the summer season.

Must hold a Class "G" Driver's Licence valid in the Province of Ontario with zero demerit points.

Must possess and maintain current certification in “Standard” First Aid with CPR Level “C”. (This must be clearly identified on your resume.) All “Standard” First Aid certificates must be issued by a training agency recognized by the Workplace Safety Insurance Board (WSIB). Please refer to the WSIB website for approved providers. At time of assessment (which could be as early as days after the posting closes), you will be asked to provide “proof” that you possess the required certificate(s).

Must possess a High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development Certificate or ability to obtain within 20 days of employment.

21 years of age is an asset.

Provision of a vehicle for use on the job.

Note 1: As a condition of employment, the successful applicant(s) will be required to obtain, satisfactory to the City of Hamilton, a Vulnerable Sector (VS) Check, or for those under the age of eighteen (18), a Criminal Record & Judicial Matters (CRJM) Check at their own expense prior to beginning work in this position.

Be advised that Human Resources frequently audits resumes of internal/external applicants to ensure/validate information provided is consistent and trustworthy. Falsification of information provided at any time throughout the recruitment process may be grounds for disqualification, and for internal applicants, subject to discipline up to and including termination.

The City is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. Consistent with our Values and Corporate Culture Pillars, the City of Hamilton is committed to providing equitable treatment to all with respect to barrier-free employment and accommodation without discrimination. The City will provide accommodation for applicants in all aspects of the hiring process, up to the point of undue hardship. If you have an accommodation need, please contact Human Resources as soon as possible to make appropriate arrangements.

We invite you to visit the departmental webpage to obtain further information on the culture and business of this department.

The incumbent shall comply with all Health and Safety Policies and Practices for this position and the workplace.

It is the responsibility of the applicants to ensure that their application reaches Human Resources by the closing date or they may not be considered. It is also the responsibility of applicants to supply qualifications, licences and related experience relevant to the qualifications outlined above for this competition as directed. On the basis of the criteria set out above, this posting is open to all applicants

The statements made by me are true, complete and correct to the best of my knowledge. I understand that any falsification of statements, misrepresentations, deliberate omission or concealment of information may be considered just cause for discipline, up to and including termination for internal applicants and disqualification for external applicants.