Screener - Recreation and Leisure (Up to 12 Months)

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Job Title:
Screener - Recreation and Leisure (Up to 12 Months)
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Recreation & Leisure Services
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Contract Duration :
Up to 12 months
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Date Posted:
September 9, 2020
Closing Date:
September 23, 2020

Opening Statement

Kingston’s vision of being a smart, livable 21st century city is fast becoming reality. History and innovation thrive in our dynamic city located along the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, an easy drive from Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal, in the heart of eastern Ontario. With a stable and diversified economy that includes global corporations, innovative startups and all levels of government, Kingston’s high quality of life offers access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.

Position Summary

The Screener is responsible for supporting infection control by screening staff and visitors and providing high-touch surface cleaning at City owned recreation facilities.

Screen all persons entering City owned recreation facilities using a standardized screening tool (questionnaire)

Ensure all visitors read and understand the Covid-19 screening questionnaire and complete sign-in

Adhere to necessary policy and procedures related to wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Ensure all persons entering the facility follow proper precautionary measures and wear the correct protective apparel as required

Handle confidential information

Direct customer inquiries to appropriate staff or direct customers to appropriate areas within the facility

Complete high-touch surface area cleaning – tables, doorknobs, handles, light switches, sanitizing stations, railings, seats, etc.

Other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Competencies

Grade 12 diploma or equivalent education

6 months experience working in a customer service environment

Skills, Abilities, Work Demands

Willingness to wear protective apparel (mask, gloves and gowns)

Demonstrated strong communication, customer service and interpersonal skills

Thoroughness and attention to detail

Flexibility and adaptability

Problem solving and decision-making skills

Sound judgment and conflict management skills

Reliability and punctuality

Must be prepared to respond to emergency situations

Demonstrated ability to work co-operatively with a variety of people in a team environment

Ability to remain in seated position for extended periods

Availability to work a variety of shifts (day and evenings), 7 days per week

Must obtain and maintain a satisfactory criminal record check, including vulnerable sector, at
candidates’ expense.

Closing Statement

Please apply to Career Opportunities at: Your resumé must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position. Please upload to your profile, any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position you are applying to. We thank all of those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. The City of Kingston is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce reflecting the citizens we serve. We provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. You can request for accommodation related to the protected grounds at any stage of the City's hiring process, i.e., application, assessment and placement. If you are an individual with a disability and you need accommodation in applying for this position, please email us at, quoting the Job Number and the Job Title. If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, we ask that you provide your accommodation needs in advance at that time. Please be advised that you may be requested to provide medical/other documentation to Human Resources to ensure that appropriate accommodation is provided to you. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.