Recreation Programmer

City of Campbell River

Recreation Programmer

The City of Campbell River is seeking a full-time Programmer for our Adult, Outdoor, Special Events and Community Outreach programs.

Why Campbell River?
Voted one of the Best Cities to Work in BC by BC Business magazine in 2018, Campbell River offers a rare combination of a welcoming small town feel with large city amenities. From summer markets and street events to an active arts and culture community to year-round, world class recreational opportunities, the Campbell River lifestyle is unparalleled. We are 45 minutes from the top of Mt. Washington and just minutes from over 100 km of all level of mountain biking and hiking trails and are surrounded by ocean, estuary and lakes for kayaking, paddle boarding and whale watching.

The Rewards!
The rate of pay for this CUPE bargaining unit position is $27.81 per hour based on a 35-hour work week and includes a comprehensive benefits package. What else? The Campbell River Recreation and Culture Department:

  • is a values based team that has positive workplace culture;
  • creates opportunities for personal and professional growth;
  • provides autonomy and creativity in program and event planning;
  • focuses on on-going training and coaching of staff.

The Job…
Through collaboration and partnerships, you will develop, plan and coordinate a variety of programs focused on adults, outdoor, special events and community outreach. You will need to be flexible and open to rotating into other program areas for developmental opportunities and to provide support to other teams. Our ideal candidate is a dynamic leader who is responsive to community needs, can build and lead cohesive teams and also be an effective team player.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • A two-year Diploma in Recreation, or closely related field
  • Two years recent supervisory experience
  • Three years recent experience planning, scheduling, marketing, and promoting of community recreation programs and services.

For a detailed job description that lists all the necessary qualifications for this position please visit

Please include verification of your education and certifications with your application.

This posting closes at 4:30 pm on Sunday, January 19, 2020.

Please send your resume with covering letter, quoting Competition EXT-19-68 to:

Human Resources Department
City of Campbell River
301 St. Ann’s Road
Campbell River, BC V9W 4C7

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Organization: City of Campbell River

Location: Campbell River, BC
Region: North and Central Vancouver Island / Sunshine Coast
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: January 2, 2020, 3:49 pm
Expires: January 19, 2020, 4:30 pm

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