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Ski & Snowboard Instructor - Earl Bales & Centennial Ski & Snowboard Centres

Posting Date: Oct 19, 2021

Location: Toronto, ON, CA

Company: City of Toronto

Important: Do not apply to this job opportunity if you are a returning City of Toronto employee, instead please complete an online scheduling form.


The Community Recreation Branch is responsible for the delivery of high-quality, community-based recreation programs and services to the diverse neighbourhoods of Toronto. We provide a variety of programs that promote the social and physical development for people of all ages, with an emphasis on children and youth. The Community Recreation Branch strives to ensure Toronto residents have positive recreational experiences that enhance quality of life and contribute to lifelong active living.


Req ID:  21856
Job Category:  Ski & Snowboard
Job Type:  Temporary, Part-time
Hourly Rate: 17.62 
Number of Positions:  10
Start Date:  TBD  
Work Location:  Earl Bales & Centennial Ski & Snowboard Centres
District:  City-Wide
Season:  Winter  
Duration:  TBD
Shift Information:  TBD
Division:  Parks, Forestry & Recreation
Section:  PFR CR Community Recreation
Posting End Date:  January 9, 2022



  • Plans and implements safe ski and snowboard lessons.
  • Oversees participants for the duration of the lesson.
  • Instructs groups and private lessons.
  • Performs lesson preparations such as on-hill set up and tear down of hill materials area.
  • Provides front-line customer service.
  • Interacts with participants, staff, spectators and community members.
  • Follows up with parent/guardian at the end of each lesson regarding the students’ progression.
  • Monitors participants and adapts lessons.
  • Performs administrative tasks to support the program.
  • Takes action to deal with incidents, problems and emergencies and comply with Divisional policies and procedures.
  • Attends and participates in meetings, clinics and training sessions.
  • Follows the principles of Healthy Child Development (HIGH FIVE®) in the planning and delivery of programs.



  • Current certification with the Canadian Ski Instructor Alliance (CSIA), Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors (CASI), Canadian Ski Coaches Federation (CSCF), or The Canadian Snowboard Federation (CSF). Note:  Minimum Level 1 required.
    Previous work or volunteer experience as an instructor is an asset.
  • Must produce original current Emergency First Aid and Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation certifications as recognized by the WSIB.
  • You possess certification in Parks and Recreation Ontario's Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD).  Applicants who meet all other qualifications can view the City of Toronto's Leadership Guide to find and register for PHCD course, in order to meet this qualification.  Please note, during the Covid-19 pandemic, applicants will be provided with access to an Online PHCD workshop upon being successful in the job competition.


Note: All City of Toronto employees are required to be fully vaccinated as a condition of hire in accordance with the City's Mandatory Vaccination Policy.


Accommodation:  If you are an individual who requires accommodation, due to disability under the Ontario Human Rights Code, to apply for this position, please email us at, quoting the Requisition ID and the job title.  The City is committed to providing Code-protected accommodation throughout its hiring process. Please visit Hiring Policies and Statements for further details.


Vulnerable Sector Check:  One of the requirements for working with children and vulnerable adults is applicants providing the results of a Vulnerable Sector Check. For Recreation Worker positions, we are only able to consider candidates who obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check. Once an applicant is given a conditional offer of employment, we will obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check for applicants who reside within the City of Toronto. Applicants who reside outside of the City of Toronto will need to obtain a Vulnerable Sector Check from their local Police Service.  For further information on the vulnerable sector screening, please contact your local Police Service.