Recreation Leader 2 (Seniors)

City of Burnaby

Recreation Leader 2 (Seniors)

Competition No.: 2019-RL2
Duration: Auxiliary
Salary: $27.45 per hour, plus 12% in lieu of benefits
Last Updated: 8/2/19 12:22 PM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

Our Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department is looking for four auxiliary Recreation Leader 2s to work on-call for coverage at Confederation 55+, Edmonds 55+, Cameron 55+ and the Bonsor 55+ Centre. The position includes program leadership and development, volunteer leadership, staff supervision, site supervision, publicity and promotion, and community development. Administrative requirements include program development, planning and input, monitoring of related cost centres, assistance with budget planning, and preparation of various correspondence and reports. The Recreation Leader 2 assumes responsibility for the operation and security of the facility; participates in the recruitment, hiring, and orientation of contract and auxiliary staff; enforces rules and regulations and ensures that required standards of behaviour and safety are maintained in the facility. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of a two-year Community Recreation program from a recognized Community College, plus some related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Sound knowledge of, and experience in, recreation, social, and cultural interests of seniors 55+; of organized community recreation principles and practices; of the policies, procedures, rules and regulations governing the work performed; of leadership principles, volunteer involvement, staff board relations and community development principles and computer skills. Ability to plan, initiate, coordinate, and lead various programs for the older adults; to participate in the interview process of auxiliary staff and contract instructors; to establish and maintain effective working  relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts; to communicate effectively orally and in writing; and to speak in public. First Aid and CPR certifications are desirable. Driver's Licence for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please apply by Friday August 9, 2019 at

Applicants under consideration will required to consent to a Criminal Record Search.
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: August 2, 2019, 3:29 pm
Expires: September 1, 2019, 11:59 pm

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