Leisure Specialty Instructor (Yoga, Zumba, Dance, Art) EX22-903 Revised

Posting date: October 24, 2022

Job Title: Leisure Specialty Instructor (Yoga, Zumba, Dance, Art)

Number of Vacancies: Recruitment Pool

Posting number: EX22-903 **Revised (Dance and Art added to type of Instructor)

Status: Casual part time positions

Hours of Work: Up to 48 hours bi-weekly

Shift Work Required: Yes (days/evenings, occasional weekends)

Range of Pay: $24.89 to $29.27 per hour

Start date: To follow selection process

Initial Reporting Location: See list of locations chart
Eligible to Work from Home: No

Section: Recreation Services
Division: Leisure Services
Department: Community Development                                                                                               

Recreation Services is looking for dedicated and passionate individuals to work as Leisure Specialty Instructors. As a Specialty Instructor, you design and lead activities to help people stay active, improve fitness, and have fun!  Currently, the City offers yoga, zumba, personal trainer, fitness, gymnastics, squash, karate and taekwondo programs, but is looking to expand its list of programs and services offered.  If you are certified instructor in one of these programs, or have additional certifications in other activities not listed, we encourage you to apply and list all your certifications on your resume.

Duties:  Under the general supervision of the Recreation Co-ordinator.

  1. Design a class format that encourages safety and class participation and to deliver the program (e.g. fitness, yoga, gymnastics, karate, squash, etc.).
  2. Perform proper techniques as to not cause injury or harm to any pupil in the class.
  3. Instruct at the appropriate level for each class.
  4. Be attentive and alert to the regards of all pupils in the class.
  5. Provide supervision and guidance to Leisure Instructors assisting with class delivery as required.
  6. Assist in the cleaning and general maintenance of the hall and ensure that equipment is maintained and properly set up.
  7. Responsible for being aware of the recreation facility policies.
  8. Inform Immediate Supervisor of any misconduct by a pupil in the class.
  9. Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS's Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.
  10. Perform other related duties as required.


  • Successful completion of Secondary School (Grade XII) Education.
  • Two and one-half (2½) up to and including five (5) years of related fitness instruction experience.
  • Basic CPR and Basic First Aid.
  • For Fitness or Yoga Instructor - YMCA Fitness Instructors Certificate or Fitness Ontario Leadership Program or equivalent certification plus Specialty Course specific to program.  Body Composition certification considered an asset.
  • For Gymnastics Instructor - Level II Coaching.
    Level II Theory and Technical.
  • For Karate Instructor – Taekwando - Minimum Black Belt.
  • For Squash Instructor - Level II Coaching.
    Level II Theory and Technical (squash).
  • Demonstrate ability to deal with the public in a courteous manner.
  • Demonstrate participation in continuing education courses and workshops.
  • Demonstrate commitment to the philosophy and goals of CGS’s fitness programs.
  • Excellent use of English; verbally and in writing.
  • French verbal skills an asset.
  • Satisfactory health, attendance and former employment history.
  • Provide at own cost, a Criminal Records Check.
  • May require the use of a personal or CGS vehicle on CGS business.  Must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely, possess a valid driver’s licence, have an acceptable driving record, and personal insurance coverage.

Note: A Criminal Record Check will be requested by the Hiring Manager should you be the candidate of choice.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application.

*Please indicate on your resume which location(s) you are applying for.

List of Locations




Lionel E. Lalonde Centre


Capreol Millennium Resource Centre


Dowling Leisure Centre


Falconbridge Wellness Centre


Howard Armstrong Recreation Centre


Lively Kinsmen Hall

Minnow Lake

Minnow Lake Place


Onaping Community Centre


Rayside Balfour Workout Centre


Resumes will be considered for both current and future vacancies and will be kept on file for six (6) months.

How to Apply:

Résumés quoting EX22-903 **Revised are invited and will be received by the City of Greater Sudbury’s Human Resources and Organizational Development Division, by e-mail at hrjobs@greatersudbury.ca or fax at 705-688-3979, for the above noted position until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, December 7, 2022.  Any application received after this deadline will not be considered.

For further instructions on how to apply to this position, please visit our How to Apply section.

All City of Greater Sudbury employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City's mandatory Vaccination Policy. Please do not submit your proof of vaccination with your resume. This information will only be required if you are selected as the candidate of choice.

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  If contacted, and you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process you must advise the Hiring Manager.

The City of Greater Sudbury has launched a survey to understand what prospective employees are looking for from an employer. Please take a few minutes to provide us with your input. Your responses will be anonymous. Thank you in advance for your participation in the survey!

The City of Greater Sudbury is dedicated to maintaining a fair and equitable work environment,  and are happy to hire qualified (including education credential) applicants from anywhere. In order to hire a candidate one must be legally entitled to work in Canada, with legally entitled being defined as having all of the necessary paperwork processed, approved and responded to, by way of a work permit being issued and received.  Personal information submitted will be used for the purpose of determining suitability for this competition only in accordance with The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.