WorkSafeNB / Travail sécuritaire NB Fitness & Recreation Officer Full Time in Saint John, NB

WorkSafeNB / Travail sécuritaire NB

Branch Saint John NB CA

Fitness & Recreation Officer
Saint John, NB

Provide education sessions on the use of fitness and recreation activities in the promotion of healthy and active lifestyles….

WorkSafeNB is committed to promoting healthy and safe workplaces for New Brunswick’s workers and employers. While our priority is preventing workplace injuries and occupational disease, we provide comprehensive rehabilitation services and fair compensation benefits when these do occur.

WorkSafeNB is accepting applications for a permanent position of fitness/ recreation officer in Grand Bay-Westfield, New Brunswick.

Reporting to the assistant manager in the Work Recovery Program, the Fitness & Recreation Officer will provide and supervise fitness and recreation activities for clients.

The successful candidate will be responsible to:

  • Instruct warm-up classes, low-impact aerobic classes, Tai Chi classes and other fitness activities, upon referral
  • Assist with delivering Work Conditioning under the supervision of the physiotherapists, as needed
  • Teach and supervise general conditioning exercise and assist the physiotherapists in provision and supervision of individual clients’ exercise programs
  • Administer baseline and follow-up cardiovascular conditioning tests upon referral
  • To organize, deliver and promote recreational activities during noon hours and special occasions
  • Provide education sessions on the use of fitness and recreation activities in the promotion of healthy and active lifestyles

The candidate should have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in a related discipline such as Kinesiology
  • Three years of relevant experience providing exercise or recreation programs to injured or disabled persons

Written and spoken competence in English and spoken competence in French are required.

WorkSafeNB offers a competitive annual salary with excellent benefits, including:

  • Comprehensive benefits package (health, dental, life insurance, long-term disability insurance)
  • Pension plan (Province of New Brunswick Public Service Shared Risk Plan)
  • Competitive vacation and leave benefits
  • Enhanced opportunities for professional development
  • Support to attend professional association activities

If you are interested in employment with WorkSafeNB, please apply online at worksafenb.ca by June 8, 2018.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Saint John, NB, CA
Posted on: 2018-05-24
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