Fitness, Sports & Physical Exercise Coordinator
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Fitness, Sports & Physical Exercise Coordinator

Posted on 22-Jul-2020 by Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services
Location Nipissing, North Bay

Job Description:

Employment Opportunity: # NBY-20-008


22 Wing North Bay $ 55,150 – 64,880 annually
29 Duxford Road
North Bay, ON


Temporary Full Time Bilingual Essential
The anticipated Term of this position is 3 years Reading: Functional
Writing: Functional
Hours of Work: 37.5 per week Oral: Functional


29 July 2020 1 September 2020


The Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services’ (CFMWS) supports the Canadian Armed Forces members and their families wherever they are in the world through the provision of fitness, recreation and leisure activities, family and charitable support, retail as well as personal financial services. We offer our employees the opportunity to work with a purpose every day in an inclusive, healthy, respectful and rewarding work environment. For more information on our organization, please visit

THE ROLE: Where fitness matters!

Supporting a culture of Fitness, working alongside the members of the Canadian Armed Forces and actively preparing them to defend and serve our country could be your path to an extremely fulfilling career.

As part of a dynamic and dedicated team, as a Fitness, Sports and Physical Exercise Coordinator, you will plan, organize, coordinate and assess the delivery of unit/base tactical fitness programs for a highly motivated and professional clientele. Your team will be required to deliver programs entrenched on established employment standards to ensure the members of the Canadian Armed Forces can safely and effectively perform their duties in operations. You will lead reconditioning programs for Canadian Armed Forces members who may be affected with a medical conditions and improve their functional abilities related to their emotional or physical limitations.

Being a subject matter expert in your field, you will support your local team with training and professional 
development. You will assist Health Promotion partners promoting healthy practices and injury prevention through initiative such as educational programs, special events and other activities related to physical fitness.

Much like the military we so proudly support, we push the envelope of what’s possible. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to coordinate programs and services that are grounded in cutting edge scientific research and supported by state-of-the-art technology.

For more information:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Sports Administration, Recreation, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Sciences, Human Kinetics or in a related field, AND some years of experience 
  • Current CPR and Basic First Aid qualifications
· Current National Lifeguard Service Certificate (NLS) qualifications
· Current Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) certification
· In planning, organizing, coordinating the operations and delivery of physical fitness and sports programs
  • In applying policies, procedures, regulations, and applicable legislation
· In evaluating physical fitness
· In preparing and conducting physical fitness training sessions including counselling, programs and workshops
  • In preparing and administering tournaments and sporting events
· In officiating sporting events and/or athletic competitions
· In budget administration
· In coaching sports
· In personnel administration
· In oral and written communications for both professional and public audiences
· Client focus, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership (our shared competencies).



CFMWS is committed to the health, safety and well-being of our employees and their families and offers a competitive total rewards package including salary, benefits and a defined benefit pension plan. Some of the benefits we offer include:

Health Benefits: 
Drug coverage, travel insurance, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance and accidental death and dismemberment coverage.

Work Life Balance: A wide range of paid/unpaid leave, including paid vacation, family related leave and personal days.

Retirement Planning: A Defined Benefit Pension Plan and savings plans (TFSA, RRSPs).

Training and Learning Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) and Advanced Learning Program (ALP), that

Opportunities: may provide financial support to pursue post-secondary education, payment of

professional association memberships, access to a large range of online

learning opportunities and free second language training.

Perks: As a member of the military community, you have access to discounts through

CFAppreciation, can collect rewards points at the CANEX stores and have

access to no interest payment plans on purchases.

Fitness: Much like the Canadian Armed Forces client we support, our employees are

expected to lead by example in the delivery of the programs and services we

offer. We encourage our staff to maintain a high level of Fitness and we

dedicate time for them to stay fit during work hours.

Travel : Opportunities that allows our employee to travel the world during a deployed

operation while supporting the military.

CFMWS is strongly committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. We believe
that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as an organization, and we seek to
recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. As a result, we promote
employment equity and encourage you to self-identify if you are a woman, an indigenous person, a person with
a disability and/or a member of a visible minority group.

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