Recreation Host Attendant

City of Maple Ridge

Recreation Host Attendant


Job Id:  20-007
Department:  Parks, Recreation & Culture    
Salary:  $22.39 - $26.28 per hour
Closing:  February 9, 2020

Come grow with us! Maple Ridge located in Metro Vancouver is a vibrant and rapidly growing City with outstanding recreation, arts and cultural amenities and some of the most affordable housing in the region.  This combined with a dynamic community makes Maple Ridge a great place to work, play and live.  Come join us and be part of the change.

Are you a team player with a “can do attitude”, excellent communication, interpersonal skills and good customer service skills?  We have the perfect opportunity for you to join the Cultural team of Parks, Recreation and Culture.  

This is an auxiliary job with limited hours that will fit perfectly with your active lifestyle

This position supports a full range of special events and community building initiatives using an asset-based community development approach. We also plan and host various educational workshops and provide many resources in event planning and volunteer management.

Your key responsibilities are: 
Responsible for providing assistance to user groups and the general public; assisting with set up and take down of equipment for recreational and cultural activities and special events; performing minor janitorial duties and basic maintenance and cleaning of equipment used for programs, events and promotions.  You will have minimal supervision as there is frequently no immediate supervisor on site.  You should be able to deal with the public tactfully, and with courtesy.  

Hours for the Recreation Host will be scheduled to cover events mainly on weekends and some nights (Tues through Saturday schedule).  Most set up and tear down for special events occur in the early mornings and evenings. 
Therefore preference will be given to applicants with availability. 

In addition, Recreation Host often delivers equipment using a truck/utility trailer and preference will be given to applicants with ability/experience with driving a truck/trailer and physical ability to lift and move equipment.

Some training in hospitality, technical skills, working with volunteers and conflict resolution skills are assets.

This position will be responsible for supporting festivals, events and volunteer programs.

A little bit about you:

Completion of Grade 12 supplemented by some related experience or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Knowledge of community special events and recreation programs, event equipment and safety procedures.

Ability to:
  • deal effectively and courteously with the community groups/volunteers/public under varying conditions in a professional manner;
  • set up, move and lift equipment;
  • work in all types of weather;
  • prepare and maintain reports, inventory and records related to the work;

Licenses & Certificates
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia
  • First Aid certificate

The successful candidate will be required to complete a Police Information Check as a condition of employment. (Note – not required a part of the application process; however, will be required upon consideration for employment)

All required licenses, certificates and registrations associated with this competition must also be valid and current at the time the postings close and must be attached with your application. Please have these documents ready to upload when you apply.

Preference will be given to candidates that have the ability and experience to drive a truck and utility trailer and physical ability to lift and move equipment.

Some training in hospitality, technical skills, working with volunteers and conflict resolution skills are assets.

If you want to help shape a growing community in a municipality that strives for service excellence, then this is the position for you.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted. 


Organization: City of Maple Ridge

Location: Maple Ridge, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Customer Services,Janitorial/Custodial Services
Posted: January 7, 2020, 3:46 pm
Expires: February 9, 2020, 11:59 pm

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