Recreation Instructor - Hiking

City of Burnaby

Recreation Instructor - Hiking

Competition No.: 2019-RIHS
Duration: Contract Instructor
Salary: $18.00
Last Updated: 6/10/19 12:51 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, & Cultural Services Department are looking for Outdoor Recreation Instructors.  Outdoor Recreation Instructors ensure participants learn hiking skills in a safe and enjoyable environment; and provide interpretation of the surrounding areas.

The hiking program operates out of various locations in the Greater Vancouver area.  Programs include hiking, orienteering instruction, as well as day and evening guided hikes for groups of children, youth, and adult participants. 

Hours of work per week are dependent on the program schedule and registration levels.  This is a casual position that offers flexible hours year round.  The successful candidate must be available to work some weekday evenings between 5:00pm and 9:00pm as well as weekends between 8:30am and 5:30pm.

Strong hiking and orienteering skills are required as well as previous guiding experience with a variety of ages.  A background in customer service and leading recreation programs is preferred. 

Qualifications include:
  • A valid Wilderness First Aid Certification or equivalent.
  • A valid CPR Level C
  • Class 4 BC Driver's License.
Pay Rate: $18.00 per hour.
This posting will remain open until positions are filled.
Applicants under consideration will be 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 online.
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 12, 2019, 2:54 pm
Expires: September 11, 2019, 11:59 pm

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