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Recreation, sports and fitness program supervisors

OaSIS code 41406.03

Recreation, sports and fitness program supervisors oversee and administer programs and activities related to recreation, sports and physical fitness.

Overview

Also known as

  • Recreation services coordinator
  • Recreational activities coordinator
  • Sports program supervisor

Main duties

This group performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Develop, plan and coordinate sports, fitness and recreation programs, and special sporting events.

Additional information

  • Recreation, sports and fitness program supervisors may progress to recreation, sports and fitness management positions with experience.

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

NOC version

NOC 2021 Version 1.0

Broad occupational category

4 – Occupations in education, law and social, community and government services

TEER

1 – Occupations usually require a university degree

Major group

41 – Professional occupations in law, education, social, community and government services

Sub-major group

414 – Professional occupations in government services

Minor group

4140 – Policy and program researchers, consultants and officers

Unit group

41406 – Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers

Occupational profile

41406.03 – Recreation, sports and fitness program supervisors

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
4 - High 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
4 - Every day, a few times per day
Duration
5 - All the time, or almost all the time
Work with Work Group or Team
Importance
3 - 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
Categorization Flexibility
3 - Moderate Level
Deductive Reasoning
3 - Moderate Level
Explosive Strength
3 - Moderate Level
Fluency of Ideas
3 - Moderate Level

Skills

Proficiency or complexity level
Coordinating
4 - High Level
Instructing
4 - High Level
Learning and Teaching Strategies
4 - High Level
Management of Material Resources
4 - High Level
Negotiating
4 - High Level

Personal Attributes

Importance
Collaboration
5 - Extremely important
Concern for Others
4 - Highly important
Independence
4 - Highly important
Leadership
4 - Highly important
Service Orientation
4 - Highly important