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.
Fitness, sports, recreation and health promotion programs are delivered by PSP on Bases, Wings and Units across Canada and in deployed operations. PSP delivers evidence-based programs, which contribute to the health and well-being of the military community and operational effectiveness of the CAF.THE ROLE
Where fitness matters!
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 a Fitness and Sports Instructor, you will have the opportunity to lead Fitness, Sports and Aquatics programs for a very highly motivated and professional clientele. Daily, you will develop, deliver and assess Tactical programs based on established employment standards to ensure the members of the Canadian Armed Forces can safely and effectively perform their duties in operations.
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 that are grounded in cutting edge scientific research and supported by state-of-the-art technology.
Education, Certifications and Licenses
College diploma in Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Sciences, or a related field
(OR An acceptable combination of education, training, and/or experience will also be considered)
Current CPR and Basic First Aid qualifications
Current National Lifeguard Service (NLS) Certificate
In preparing and conducting physical fitness training sessions
In instructing health and physical fitness training modules
In applying policies, procedures, and regulations
In evaluating physical fitness
In aquatics such as lifeguarding or swim instruction
In officiating at least three sports such as soccer, volleyball, basketball, racquet sports, and hockey
In coaching sports
Competencies, Skills and Abilities
Client focus, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadershipLANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
English EssentialBENEFITS AVAILABLE
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: 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.OTHER INFORMATION
Perform moderate lifting, carrying, pulling and/or pushing (i.e. more than 10 lbs/4.5 kg but less than 50 lbs/23 kg)
Successful completion of the Personnel Support Programs (PSP) Fitness & Sports Level 1 & 2 Courses by the end of probationSTART DATE
Start date 11 July 2022 contract ends 20 January 2023INCLUSION 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 all or any parts of the selection process.