Monitor, Activity - (2072)

City of Whitehorse
City of Whitehorse
2121 2nd Ave, Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Y1A 1C2, Canada (Whitehorse, YT)
Hours / week:
Not Specified
Wage / Salary:
Date posted:
Closing date:


Position Title

Monitor, Activity

Hours Per Week
On-Call/As Needed

Guaranteed Minimum Hours

Start Date of Position

End Date (Temporary and Term)

Recreation & Sports

$27.36 - $32.19

Status of Position

City of Whitehorse

Position Description
Job posting closes: February 22, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. (Yukon Standard Time)

At our core, the City of Whitehorse is committed to cultivating an inclusive employee community and workspace, confronting racism and biases for fairness and equity while advancing reconciliation and accessibility.

The City promotes work-life balance for its employees and offers flexible work arrangements, such as work-from-home and compressed work weeks, subject to applicable administrative directives.

An Eligibility List may be established from this competition – the duration of the eligibility list may be up to 12 months. The eligibility list may be used to fill future permanent full-time, permanent part-time, temporary full-time, temporary part-time, term or casual vacancies within the same department and classification based on the organizational needs by going to the next highest ranked candidate until the eligibility list expires.

This position is covered by a collective agreement between the City of Whitehorse and the Public Service Alliance of Canada/Yukon Employees Union. 

The City wishes to thank all applicants for their interest, but only those candidates selected to advance in the recruitment will be contacted. Only candidates eligible to legally work in Canada will be considered.

Monitor, Activity

Job Code: 003
Department: Recreation Services

Job Summary:

The incumbent monitors, facilitates, delivers and supports a diverse range of recreational programs, including organizing and providing childcare services and activities for various age groups.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Plan, organize, and deliver recreational activities for various age groups and provide child care services as assigned.
  2. Monitor recreational activities/programs/events, including materials and equipment set-up and take down.
  3. Maintain, inspect, distribute and collect equipment, ensuring all are kept in good working order in accordance with established safety standards.
  4. Provide support for recreational areas as assigned, including trouble-shooting facility booking issues.
  5. Respond to inquiries, provide facility orientation and distribute information regarding various programs.
  6. Compile statistics, maintain accurate records and provide feedback on recreation programs.
  7. Perform light custodial and maintenance duties.
  8. Follow, so far as is reasonably practicable, established safety procedures and standards.
  9. Other related duties.

This position contains elements necessary for the identification and evaluation of the job. The incumbent may be required to perform other related duties.

Number of Hires Needed

Position Requirements
Working Conditions:

The majority of work is performed in a public recreation setting environment with some exposure to noisy conditions and bodily fluids. Hours of work between 06:00 and 01:00, Sunday to Saturday. Regular evening and weekend work is required.

Required Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:

  • Grade 10.
  • 1 year previous experience in child care, day camp or recreational environment dealing with children/youth and 3 months on-the-job training.
  • RCMP Vulnerable Sector check.
  • Standard First Aid and CPR, Level C.
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information Systems (WHMIS) (8 hours).
  • Class 5 Driver's License.
  • Customer service training and/or experience.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to foster and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders.

An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Examples of Equipment to Operate:

Vehicle, first aid and a variety of sporting equipment and general office equipment, including computer skills to operate software programs related to ERP systems, spreadsheets, word processing, electronic mail, PowerPoint, etc.

Employment Contract: YEU Local Y046

Additional Information:
Other Details: Job seekers are required to create an online profile and submit their application electronically through the City's online Applicant system via Instructions on applications are provided at If you have any further questions regarding this posting, please contact the recruiter at To apply for this position, you are required to submit your resume. Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the recruiting process. At the time this posting closes, candidates must have valid and current licenses/certifications/education that match the position requirements. Candidates who are selected to continue with the recruiting process will be required to provide proof of qualifications during their interview.
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