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League Convenor - Adult Leagues - Basketball

Req ID: 1247 
Vacancy Type: Temporary 
Number of Positions: 3  
Closing Date: 12/17/2018 

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.
  • 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.
  • Conduct safety checks of program equipment and allocated facilities to ensure facilities are cleaned up and the equipment is stored properly after use.
  • 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 and scorekeepers.
  • To provide oversight and act as a resource to game officials and scorekeepers (scheduling, attendance, understanding 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.
  • Effectively and in a timely manner communicate any issues/information that could impart the quality and safe delivery of the program to the MOD 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.
  • 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.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable and familiar with the playing rules of the specified sport required (ice hockey) and have a minimum of 2 years officiating or adult league experience.
  • Strong communication, organizational and supervision skills. 
  • Emergency First Aid / CPR “B” certification (Lifesaving Society /Canadian Red Cross Society / St. John’s Ambulance or the Canadian Ski Patrol).
  • Must 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. 


  • Staff will be paid on an hourly basis for attending required training or meetings at a Training/Meeting rate of pay.
  • Advancement to job rate is dependent on working a minimum of 6 months consecutively and 50 hours worked or a minimum of 280 hours and the ability to perform the job at a satisfactory level. Successful candidates must also demonstrate ongoing professional development, involvement in unit specific activities or promotions, attend staff meetings/trainings and receive a “meeting expectations” on a performance review.
  • Staff will receive 4% vacation pay of total wages upon termination of employment or on or around the last pay of the year.


Hourly Rate/Salary: $19.62 - $20.70 
Grade: PK 
Hours of Work: Part-Time Hours  
Work Location: Various 
Department/Division/Section: CMS/Community Services Dept , CMS/Recreation Division , South District 
Non-Union/Union: Non Union 


Applicants applying to this posting may be considered for the same position(s) should another vacancy occur within six months from the date of this posting, unless the requirement to repost is expressed differently in a Collective Agreement.


If you are selected for an interview and your proposed transfer or promotion results in a real or perceived conflict of interest in relation to the Employment of Relatives Corporate Policy and Procedure, you must notify the Human Resources Representative as soon as possible.


If you are selected for an interview you are expected to disclose all current positions held in the City, whether full time or part time.


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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