Employment - Recreation Summer Student

Recreation Summer Student

Municipality of the County of Inverness

Full-Time Seasonal

Weekdays Weekends Evenings


 Department:      Recreation & Community Wellness

Reports to:         Manager of Recreation & Community Wellness

Location:             Port Hood, Nova Scotia

Job Category:    Full-time Seasonal [35 hours per week]


The Recreation Summer Students will work with the Recreation & Community Wellness Department staff in the delivery of recreation & leisure programs within the County of Inverness. There will be required travel within the Municipality.


  • Ensure health and safety regulations are followed.
  • Support groups and individuals in recreation and leisure programming.
  • Assemble and sanitize supplies, sports, and game equipment.
  • Promote safe outdoor recreation experiences within the County.
  • Manage and maintain Summer Equipment Rental program.
  • Support Community Wellness initiatives.
  • Assist with virtual program development & social media.
  • Commit to achieving excellence in quality service and cost management through high level continuous improvement systems.
  • Conduct and attend safety, operational and training meetings as required.
  • Adhere to Municipal policies and procedures.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


  • Adhere to all policies and procedures set forth by the Municipality of the County of Inverness.
  • Report to the Manager of Recreation & Community Wellness, all work situations which are suspected of being unhealthy or unsafe.
  • Report to the Manager of Recreation & Community Wellness any employee whose on-the-job performance or actions contravenes established safety procedures or work practices.
  • Report to the Manager of Recreation & Community Wellness, all Occupational Health & Safety related injuries or property damage regardless of severity.
  • Submit reports on accidents and other hazardous conditions discovered and promptly attend to all hazardous situations.
  • Report all near-misses and incidents to the Manager of Recreation and Community Wellness, immediately.


  • All applicants for this position must live within the Municipality of the County of Inverness.
  • Applicants for the position must be a mature, responsible person, who is performance-orientated and can work independently.
  • Team player who works well with others.
  • First Aid Certification would be an asset.
  • Experience and interest in hiking, sport, and physical activities.
  • Previous experience working with children is considered an asset.

The Municipality of the County of Inverness is an equal opportunity employer, welcoming applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

How To Apply

Municipality of the County of Inverness will be accepting applications for this position via email. Please follow the instructions below carefully. Failure to do so may result in disqualification.

To apply for this position, forward your cover letter and resume in confidence to jobs@invernesscounty.ca. This role will remain open until filled.

Email Address: jobs@invernesscounty.ca Apply here

Intended Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian citizens, permanent residents, and temporary residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (study permit, open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Port Hood
Inverness County
Nova Scotia
Opportunity Information
Municipality of the County of Inverness
NOC Code
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined
Pay Period
To be Determined
Remuneration Per Pay Period
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
July 2nd 2024
End Date
August 30th 2024
Posted on
March 14th 2024
May 13th 2024