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Recreation, sports and fitness consultants

OaSIS code 41406.01

Recreation, sports and fitness consultants provide consulting services, conduct research and develop programs and policies related to recreation, sports and physical fitness.

Overview

Also known as

  • Sports and recreation consultant
  • Sports consultant

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Provide expert advice and consulting services to communities, corporations, institutions, sports associations, community groups, corporations, schools and other organizations in the design, development and administration of sports programs and activities
  • They may write proposals and public relations statements for corporations, industry and the fitness community.

Additional information

  • Mobility among recreation, sports and fitness consultants may be restricted within individual area of expertise.

Similar occupations classified elsewhere

Exclusions:

  • Recreation, sports and fitness program and service directors (50012)
  • Program leaders and instructors in recreation, sport and fitness (54100)

NOC hierarchy breakdown

Work characteristics

Work characteristics gathers the various components describing the work environment of each occupation, such as employers, work activities, and the work context. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of complexity (for Work Activities) or other measurement dimensions (for Work Context), and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Work Activities

Proficiency or complexity level
Selling or Influencing Others
5 - Highest Level
Communicating with Coworkers
4 - High Level
Coordinating the Work and Activities of Others
4 - High Level
Establishing and Maintaining Interpersonal Relationships
4 - High Level
Providing Consultation and Advice
4 - High Level

Work Context

Structural Job Characteristics

Structured versus Unstructured Work
Degree of freedom to determine tasks and priorities
3 - Moderate amount of freedom
Work Week Duration
Worked hours in a typical week
2 - Between 35 to 40 hours

Physical Work Environment

Physical Proximity
Physical distance from others
3 - Somewhat close (e.g. share office)

Physical Demands

Standing
Duration
2 - Less than half the time
Bending or Twisting the Body
Duration
2 - Less than half the time

Interpersonal Relations

Contact with Others
Frequency
5 - Every day, almost continuously
Duration
5 - All the time, or almost all the time
Work with Work Group or Team
Importance
4 - Highly important
Frequency
4 - Every day, a few times per day

Workplaces/employers

  • Community centres
  • Federal government
  • Municipal governments
  • Provincial governments
  • Recreation, sports, fitness and health care facilities
  • Retirement homes
  • Self-employment
  • Sports and fitness consulting firms

Skills and abilities

This section displays the various competencies required for an occupation. Each category displays up to 10 descriptors in descending order based, firstly, on their attributed ratings by the level of proficiency (for Skills and Abilities) or importance (for Personal Attributes) and secondly, in alphabetical order. The whole list of descriptors and their ratings can be expanded at the bottom of each page.

Abilities

Proficiency or complexity level
Auditory Attention
3 - Moderate Level
Body Flexibility
3 - Moderate Level
Categorization Flexibility
3 - Moderate Level
Deductive Reasoning
3 - Moderate Level
Fluency of Ideas
3 - Moderate Level

Skills

Proficiency or complexity level
Instructing
4 - High Level
Learning and Teaching Strategies
4 - High Level
Persuading
4 - High Level
Social Perceptiveness
4 - High Level
Coordinating
3 - Moderate Level

Personal Attributes

Importance
Analytical Thinking
4 - Highly important
Attention to Detail
4 - Highly important
Concern for Others
4 - Highly important
Independence
4 - Highly important
Leadership
4 - Highly important