Recreation Leader I - Children's Services

City of Port Moody


The City of Port Moody is a growing community of 34,000 residents located 30 minutes east of downtown Vancouver at the head of the Burrard Inlet and just steps from seaside parks, mountain trails and lakes.  To achieve our mission of providing services that enhance the quality of life for all of our residents, we are looking for motivated individuals to complement our team.

Recreation Leader I - Children's Services

Job ID

Job Class

Employment Group
CUPE 825 (Inside)

# of Vacancies

Posting Period
November 26 - December 8, 2019

Position Overview
The Recreation Department is seeking an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual to be part of our team.

The Recreation Leader 1 will assist the Recreation Programmer and Recreation Leader 2 in Children's Services with the implementation of afterschool programs and camps, while providing leadership to staff.  Responsibilities include participating in the planning and implementation of programs, assisting with purchasing supplies, scheduling substitute instructors (or leading the class as necessary), and dealing with parent concerns.  This position will provide instruction and coaching to children, parents and program instructors while ensuring the safety of participants. 

This position will work approximately 20 hours per week (afternoon / early evening weekday hours), with the exception of summer months, when this position will work approximately 28 hours / week (daytime hours). Please note that employment in this position is subject to a satisfactory Police Information Check and a satisfactory driver’s abstract.   Please submit your online application @ by the posting close date. 

Basic Qualifications
  • Grade 12 education and 6 months of related post-secondary courses in recreation plus a minimum of one year of related experience
  • Strong team-building, leadership and communication skills
  • Experience coaching or instructing children
  • Good organizational skills
  • Supervisory experience would be an asset
  • Proficiency with computers (preferably experience with MS Office)
  • Experience with Perfect Mind registration and facility booking software would be an asset
  • A valid BC driver’s license and access to a vehicle

Date Added

Branch/Location Office

Port Moody

British Columbia [BC]

Compensation - Hourly

Compensation & Benefits Overview
plus 12% in lieu of benefits and vacation.


Organization: City of Port Moody

Location: Port Moody, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: November 27, 2019, 1:57 pm
Expires: December 8, 2019, 11:59 pm

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