Army Physical Performance Specialist – Canadian Army Officer Selection/Canadian Army Integrated Performance Strategy (CAOS/CAIPS) - Canadian Forces Morale & Welfare Services

Post date: Dec. 1, 2017

Application Deadline: Dec. 17, 2017


Competition #: HQO-17-054

Open to: This Category II position is open to all interested parties.

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Army Physical Performance Specialist – Canadian Army Officer Selection/Canadian Army Integrated Performance Strategy (CAOS/CAIPS)
Non-Public Funds
Personnel Support Programs Division
5th Canadian Division Support Base Gagetown
Permanent Full Time Position

Who We Are:

CFMWS is committed to enhancing the morale and welfare of the military community, ultimately contributing to the operational readiness and effectiveness of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF).  We pride ourselves on being part of the Defence Team.  For more information on who we are, please visit us at

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Research Manager – Human Performance, the Army Physical Performance Specialist develops specialized physical training sessions for unit selection processes based on occupational and environmental command requirements. She/he advises military command on matters relating to programming and delivery of physical fitness. She/he acts as the physical fitness Subject Matter Expert (SME) on advisory boards and selection committees. She/he prepares and conducts presentations to candidates and military command with respect to supportive physical performance programming and selection processes. The Army Physical Performance Specialist manages and delivers physical fitness sessions during selection processes.


Master’s degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Sciences or a related field AND some years of experience in a related field


Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, Exercise Sciences or a related field AND several years of experience in a related field


Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) certification


Current Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) certification


Current CPR and Basic First Aid qualifications

Current National Lifeguard Service (NLS) certification, asset

Language requirement: Bilingual Essential

 Second Official Language Proficiency

(English and French Essential)

Reading Comprehension


Written expression


Oral interaction


Level: N/A(No proficiency), 1(Basic), 2(Functional), 3(Advanced), 4(Professional)

Experience Requirements:

  • In conducting and supervising physical fitness programs and training sessions
  • In designing strength and conditioning programs
  • In physical fitness evaluation of personnel
  • In designing and delivering specialized fitness training sessions for selection processes
  • In developing and implementing training sessions and programs based on evaluation results
  • In developing and implementing policies and procedures for physical fitness evaluations, programs and training
  • In developing, producing and publishing promotional materials
  • In data collection and compilation of research data
  • In planning and conducting presentations
  • In using software for word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, databases, e-mail, and Internet browsing

Benefits Available:

Competitive Benefits including Defined Benefit Pension Plan & Savings plans (TFSA, RRSPs), Educational Assistance, Fitness facility, CANEX Privileges.

Salary:  $64,390 - $75,770 per annum

Relocation:  If there are no qualified local candidates, the successful internal candidate may be eligible for relocation benefits.

Security: Reliability Status

NPF employees must demonstrate the following shared competencies: client service, organizational knowledge, communication, innovation, teamwork and leadership.

Employment Equity:  NPF is strongly committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. Therefore we promote employment equity and encourage candidates to voluntarily self-identify on their application if they are members of a designated group (i.e. a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a visible minority).

Start Date: as soon as possible

Posting Date: 30 November 2017

Application Deadline: 23:59 hrs Pacific Time on 17 December 2017

Application Submission: Submit resume to NPF HR Office quoting competition # HQO-17-054. Email: or online: 

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Type of Position: Full Time
Employment Type: Employee
Salary Range: $64,390 - $75,770 per annum

Contact Details

Contact Name: Human Resources
Location: Ottawa
4210 Labelle Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0K2
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