Employment Details

Mountain Bike Instructor

Posting: 20210322
Date Posted: March 22, 2021
Closing Date: May 30, 2021

Mountain Bike Instructor
Contract, Seasonal

Conservation Halton was created to protect, restore, and manage the natural resources in our watershed but we have grown to become so much more. Today, we protect our communities and conserve our natural environment through planning, education, and recreation and to support our partners in the creation of sustainable communities within our watershed.

We believe that diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives make us stronger. Conservation Halton is committed to be an equal opportunity employer, creating an inclusive work environment and encouraging employees to be their most authentic self, no matter their ethnic background, religious beliefs, age demographic, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical ability, mental health or general appearance.

Our strategic plan, Metamorphosis, continues to drive us to embrace more innovative ideas to communicate and collaborate more effectively, create the capacity for us to form new partnerships and position us to become leaders in conservation. We are looking to build our team with the kind of inspired, ambitious people that aren’t satisfied with the status quo, that see the opportunity in every challenge, are driven by measurable results and thrive in a busy work environment. If you are looking to join an environmentally focused, socially conscious community organization, then we are looking for you!

Your Opportunity

We’re looking for personable, responsible, and fun individuals who are interested in sharing their love for mountain biking with riders of all abilities on the Conservation Halton trail networks. Mountain Bike Instructors will teach lessons and lead programs to riders of all ages in an effort to help develop skill and confidence on our trails. Reporting to the Coordinator, Recreation Programs, you will:

  • Provide safe and enjoyable lesson / program experiences to guests of all ages and abilities.
  • Provide Instruction that focuses on safe use of trails, and the development of skill in riders in a fun lesson format.
  • Act as an ambassador for Conservation Halton to other trail users; reporting on trail use, conditions, and safety.
  • Assist with Trail Maintenance & Development where required.
  • Maintaining a suitable bike for personal use while teaching and guiding.
    • Ensuring this bike is safe for use
    • Ensuring this bike is a professional representation of your abilities and certification
    • Ensuring you maintain and wear proper uniform, PPE, and equipment as described in the staff handbook.
  • Park maintenance and other duties as assigned.

Your Qualifications

  • Certification with PMBI as a Level 1 instructor a minimum requirement. Visit http://www.pmbia.org/ for details.
  • An education in sport, recreation, or education an asset.
  • Other employment in a position providing instruction or guiding an asset.
  • Standard First Aid and CPR certification is required prior to the first day of employment
  • Strong leadership, communication, and cooperative skills recommended.
  • Ability to work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
  • Ability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as required
  • Applicants selected for hire will be required to submit a valid Vulnerable Sector Check. It is recommended that anyone wishing to apply commence sourcing this in advance.

Your Reward

  • Competitive hourly wage based on experience, certification, and qualifications.
  • You will work in an inspiring setting with views of the Niagara Escarpment with no traffic lights for several miles
  • You will work with a creative, talented, and solutions-focused team
  • You will work for an organization that provides flexible work arrangements and places tremendous value on professional development and wellness of its employees
  • Season passes and lift tickets for the Glen Eden ski and snowboard area
  • Discounts on Conservation Halton services, food, and merchandise

Our Core Values

Be Respectful: Respect one another, celebrate diversity, and embrace new ideas.
Be Adaptable: Change is constant. Channel your passion, be innovative, and focus on results.
Be Collaborative: Share your knowledge, listen to understand, and always communicate clearly.
Be Sustainable: In everything you do, think conservation.
Be Accountable: Uphold your integrity, demonstrate measurable progress, and strive for excellence.

To Apply

Please visit the link below to apply online:

We thank all applicants for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Conservation Halton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. To discuss accommodations, please contact operations@hrca.on.ca. Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.


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