Career Detail

Recreational Activities Technician – Regular Part Time – 26 Hours Per Week

Position Description

Recreational Activities Technician – Regular part time – 26 hours per week

Philemon Wright/Hadley Junior High School

Nature of Work

The principal and customary work of an employee in this class of employment consists in organizing social, cultural and sports activities of all types mainly for groups, taking into account their expectations as well as established policies either as a complement to certain educational programs or more often as recreation.

Characteristic functions

The employee in this class of employment participates in the preparation and implementation of sports and sociocultural activity programs, such as music, theatre, cinema, visual arts, exhibitions, sports tournaments, and gymnastics.

The employee participates in determining the activities; he or she prepares program schedules and ensures the smooth operation; explains the nature, objectives, and regulations regarding activities; identifies abnormal situations and rectifies or reports them to the authorities according to established instructions.

He or she uses facilitation techniques to assist groups in organizing and setting up leisure activities. In residences, the employee is required to provide information, guide, and direct students with respect to the various aspects of residence life. Depending on the problems or situations encountered, he or she may be required to contact the school staff and, at times, parents.

In keeping with the policy established, the employee may be responsible for information: publicity committee, bulletin, postings, and news releases in newspapers or on the radio.

He or she participates in selecting equipment and materials that the school board places at the disposal of groups and, in particular, considers the quality and cost of the equipment and makes appropriate recommendations to the authorities concerned. He or she oversees the maintenance of the equipment in the inventory and ensures its rational use.

He or she may be required to train less experienced technicians as well as coordinate the work of support staff in performing duties related to the implementation of programs involving technical operations for which he or she is responsible.

If need be, he or she performs any other related duty.

Required Qualifications:

Schooling and Experience

Hold a Diploma of College Studies in Community Recreation Leadership Training or a diploma or an attestation of studies recognized as equivalent by the competent authority.

Other requirements:

– Good understanding of technological tools;

– Good understanding of data collection;

– Is able to revise and upkeep a website;

– Has strong organizational and communication skills;

– Event coordinator.

Application must include:

Resume, Cover Letter and Professional References


by 4:00 p.m., August 26, 2022

Only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

The Western Quebec School Board is committed to building an educational community with the common purpose to realize the potential of all our students by cultivating a strong corps of support, professional, teaching and administrative excellence. We therefore encourage applications from Indigenous people, as well as from other racialized people groups, persons living with a disability, people of religious faith, and gender minorities.

As an organization, we strive to hire individuals who reflect the communities we serve, and who embody and practice a love of life-long learning, teamwork, and the highest professional ethics. Our efforts to achieve a diverse workforce that contributes to a culturally safe working environment include establishing proactive employment practices to address systemic barriers and removing obstacles to hiring and retaining qualified people.

We acknowledge that the lands upon which we live, learn, and work are the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe peoples. We thank them for sharing these lands and commit, as an organization, as educators and as individuals, to an ongoing relationship that recognizes and respects the lands, traditions, and culture of the Anishinaabe people.

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