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League Convenor (Soccer)

Req ID: 22087
Vacancy Type: Part-Time 
Number of Positions: 5  
Closing Date: 08/24/2022

Job Summary

Responsible to assist in the delivery and operations of a comprehensive sport league program as developed by Recreation Department and is responsible to assist with training functions.  Responsible for supervision and scheduling of officiating staff and to ensure adequate safety of participants and staff while facilitating and reporting league games.  Senior person in charge within the program area.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the objectives and philosophies of the league programs as established by the Recreation Division through quality customer and staff relations.
  • Ensure supervision of players and provide a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants by adhering to department safety standards and assisting with emergency procedures
  • Conduct safety checks of program equipment and allocated facilities to ensure facilities are cleaned up and the equipment is stored properly after use.
  • Adhere to entrance / exit guidelines and validate use of services (registration, attendance, waivers).  NOTE: this is much greater at the start of the session - particularly ensuring that all players have registered, cross referencing team rosters to class lists to player stat sheets etc.
  • Form equitable and balanced teams for league play including playoff games.
  • Schedule league games including playoff and inform game officials.
  • Assist in the planning, training and direct supervision of game officials
  • To provide oversight and act as a resource to game officials and scorekeepers (scheduling, attendance, and enforcement of league rules, assist in diffusing challenging situations outside of the playing surface, provide feedback to program supervisor on performance).
  • Accurately and on time complete all related administrative tasks
  • Provide excellent customer service and act as knowledge resource to participants and staff.
  • Communicate with team captains or team players regarding league policies, rules and schedules.
  • Complete and cross reference game sheets, game stats and scores within 24-48 hours of games times. League conveners ensure accurate scoring of the games.
  • Effectively and in a timely manner communicate any issues/information that could impart the quality and safe delivery of the program to the Manager on Duty or direct supervisor
  • To communicate regularly with Facility Operations staff as required and report any concerns/damage to the Supervisor immediately
  • Attend and participate in all mandatory trainings and staff meetings as scheduled.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable and familiar with the playing rules of the specified sport required
  • Strong communication, organizational and supervision skills. 
  • Muse be able to work flexible hours to ensure supervision and continuity of the league.
  • Referee’s license or coaching certification in the specific sport is an asset. 
  • WSIB approved Emergency First Aid and  CPR B certification (Lifesaving Society /Canadian Red Cross Society / St. John’s Ambulance or the Canadian Ski Patrol).
  • Primarily community centre environment

Hourly Rate/Salary: $20.36 - $25.72 
Hours of Work: up to 20 hours per week 
Work Location: Paramount Fine Foods Centre - Fieldhouse 
Department/Division/Section: CMS/Community Services Dept , CMS/Recreation Division , Sport & Community Development 
Non-Union/Union: Non Union 


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A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.     




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