Recreation Leader

District of Mission

Mission is located in the lower mainland of BC, and is nestled on the southern coastal mountain slopes overlooking the lush Fraser River Valley. Mission is a rapidly growing and dynamic community of approximately 38,000 residents, located 15 minutes north of the US border and 70 kilometers east of Vancouver. Although Mission is part of a broader metropolitan area, it still maintains its distinct and welcoming small town flavor.
If...working for a growing community and making a difference...
working for a progressive employer in the beautiful Fraser Valley...
working with an exceptional team, appeals to you...
You may be the person we are seeking.

Recreation Leader

Our Parks, Recreation & Culture Department is seeking an energetic, organized individual to work on an auxiliary (on call) basis as a Recreation Leader in a fast-paced recreation environment.
Employees in this position are responsible for a variety of tasks related to assisting with program planning, coordination, delivery and evaluation for recreational programs, such as aquatics, children’s programs, youth services and fitness programs. Employees in this role assist with preparing and monitoring the budget for the relevant program. Recreation Leaders schedule, supervise and coordinate the work of employees, monitor registration in applicable programs, and maintain appropriate records.  
Excellent customer-service and interpersonal skills are necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships and excellent communication skills are needed to work with internal and external customers.  

The successful candidate will have completed a Certificate program in a related field such as Community Recreation, Child and Youth Care, or an equivalent, and have a minimum of three years’ experience in a fitness or recreation environment. You will need a Level 1 Standard First Aid certificate and CPR certification. Additional relevant certifications are an asset. 

An auxiliary Recreation Leader must be flexible and available to work on short notice with a combination of day, afternoon and evening shifts, and some statutory holidays. The on-call work assignments vary from one day to six weeks (auxiliary employees have no guarantee of regular shifts). The 2019 hourly rate of pay for a Recreation Leader is $32.44 plus 4.4% in lieu of all benefits.

If this challenging career opportunity is for you, please apply via the Careers page on our website (Job ID 2019-13) by Monday, June 3, 2019.


Organization: District of Mission
Location: Mission, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: May 14, 2019, 3:27 pm
Expires: June 3, 2019, 4:30 pm

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