CFMWS. A job with purpose. Our 4000+ person strong organization champions a healthy, fun, creative and active lifestyle for Canadian Armed Forces members, Veterans and their families. Help us deliver a variety of recreation and fitness programs, offer family support, organize charity events and make sure our members access retail, travel and banking discounts and customized financial services. At Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS), we love what we do. And we live it too.
Under the direction of the Manager, High Performance the Strength and Conditioning Specialist
designs and delivers high quality, challenging, specialized physical fitness classes to unit personnel. The Strength and Conditioning Specialist conducts unit physical fitness evaluations and exercise prescriptions in accordance with Canadian Forces (CF) policies and procedures. The Strength and Conditioning Specialist assists with the conduct of laboratory and other advanced physical fitness evaluations for unit personnel, as required. The Strength and Conditioning Specialist also assists with the development of unique individual and collective training programs based upon evaluation results.
Master’s degree in Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Sciences, or a related field AND some years of experience in physical fitness administration, physical fitness evaluation, or a related field.
Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education, Exercise Physiology, Exercise Sciences, or a related field AND several years experience in physical fitness administration, physical fitness evaluation, or a related field.
Current Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) and National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) Certified Strength and Conditional (CSCS) certification
Current National Lifeguard Service (NLS) certification
Current CPR and Basic First Aid qualifications
Cooper Test or other Unit specific physical fitness standards, as required
- In conducting physical fitness programs
- In designing individual and group strength and conditioning programs for elite level personnel
- In physical fitness evaluation of personnel
- In conducting advance exercise testing and prescription
- In designing and delivering specialized fitness training programs to enhance physical performance
- In personnel administration
- In applying policies, procedures, and regulations
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 Group Savings Plans.
Learning and Development: Tuition Assistance Program and Advanced Learning Program, payment of professional association memberships, online learning opportunities and second language training.
Perks: Discounts through CF One Member Appreciation.
NPF 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.
30 October 2023