Job: Fitness & Sports Instructor - Canadian Forces Support Base Edmonton Garrison Wainwright

File Number: 6004-8


Competition: WAI-17-006

Open to:   This Category I position is open to all interested parties.

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Fitness & Sports Instructor
Non Public Funds
Personnel Support Programs
3rd Canadian Forces Suport Base Edmonton Garrison Wainwright
Permanent Full Time Position.

Who We Are:

Our organization is committed to enhancing the morale and welfare of the military community, ultimately contributing to the operational readiness and effectiveness of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).  We pride ourselves on being part of the Defence Team.  For more information on who we are, please visit us at

Job Summary:

Under the supervision of the Fitness Coordinator, the Fitness and Sports Instructor instructs physical fitness training sessions and conducts physical fitness evaluations for apparently healthy populations.  He/she instructs and advises military personnel in accordance with the Canadian Forces physical fitness program standards.  He/she also performs lifeguard duties, inspects physical fitness equipment and initiates corrective action, as well as assists in the organization and delivery of local base and regional sports competitions and with administrative duties for fitness and evaluation programs.


Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Sciences or a related field AND some years of experience in physical fitness evaluation and prescription or in a related field.
College diploma or certificate in Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Sciences or a related field AND some years of experience in physical fitness evaluation and prescription or in a related field
An acceptable combination of education, training, and/or experience will also be considered
Current CPR and Basic First Aid qualifications
Current Certified Personal Trainer (CSEP-CPT) qualification
Current National Lifeguard Certification (an asset)
Successful completion of the Personnel Support Programs (PSP) Instructor’s Course by the end of probation

Language Requirement

English Mandatory

Experience Requirements:

  • 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 aquatic such as life guarding or swim instruction
  • In officiating at least three sports such as soccer, volleyball, basketball, racquet sports, or hockey
  • In coaching sports
  • In using software for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, e-mail, and Internet browsing.


  • Enhanced Reliability

NPF employees must demonstrate the following shared competencies: client service, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership.

NPF is committed to employment equity. Our goal is a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all of the designated group members. Individuals needing employment accommodation in the hiring process or job postings in an alternative format may contact the NPF Human Resources Manager.

Start Date: as soon as possible

Posting Date:  19 June 2017

Application Deadline: 23:59 hrs Pacific Time on 14 July 2017

$21.47 - $23.30 /hr


Application Deadline:
July 14, 2017

Submit resume to NPF HR Office quoting competition # WAI-17-006. Email: or online:

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.