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Learn to Skate Instructor
Municipality: City of Abbotsford To apply online, click
Job ID: J0321-1167 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Parks, Recreation & Culture
Job Description: We are seeking creative and enthusiastic individuals with a keen interest in skating, and passion for teaching all ages. A background in skating instruction or coaching is preferred; however, applicants with enthusiasm and potential can enroll in a Recreational Skating Instructor Course. The successful candidates will have an opportunity to work at any or all 3 arenas.

Abbotsford Recreation Centre, Matsqui Recreation Centre, MSA Arena

Dependent on program registration, approximately 4hrs/week

Start Date
Hiring is ongoing based on program needs. The term of each contract is approximately 6 months with the possibility of an extension or renewal.

Duties: The successful candidate(s) will be responsible for:
• Planning, implementing and teaching skating lessons for all ages including preschool, children
and adults.
• Assessing and completing skating evaluations, providing support to other team members, and
ensuring that their activity areas and equipment are safe.
• Providing outstanding customer service to our participants.
Educational Requirements: Qualifications
• Previous skating instruction or coaching experience
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a culturally diverse community setting.
• Demonstrated effective communication skills
• Standard First Aid and CPR C with AED certification or higher
• Customer service is an asset
• Completion of the CanSkate Instructor course or coaching certificate would be an asset.
Skill Requirements: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Considerable knowledge of skating instruction techniques and skill progressions.
• Considerable knowledge of hazards, related precautions and safety regulations related to this
• Some knowledge of the operation of an ice rink facility
• Ability to assess and evaluate participants skating skill proficiency and to maintain related
class records.
• Ability to motivate students and provide a positive, safe, fun learning environment.
• Ability to establish and maintain a healthy working relationship with staff and patrons.
• Ability to work effectively, multitask and prioritize
• Knowledge of the City of Abbotsford Learn to Skate program is an asset
Salary: $16.00 per hour plus an additional 4% in lieu of vacation.
Additional Information: Employment Type: Contract
Position Start date: April 2021

Please apply online at
Web Address:
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
Fax: 604-864-5541
Opening Date: March 19, 2021 08:30 AM
Closing Date: April 18, 2021 04:30 PM