Summer Playground Leaders

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.

Summer Playground Leaders

Job ID

Job Class

Employment Group
CUPE 825 (Inside)

# of Vacancies

Position Overview
This position will lead activities and supervise children at City parks this summer.  Leaders will be involved in sport, arts and recreational activities.

The Playground Leader will assist with preparing and implementing a variety of games and recreational activities for school aged children in a day camp environment.  This position will ensure the safety of participants and provide first aid as needed, direct volunteers, and communicate with parents.

This position runs from June 29 to August 21, 2020.  You will be expected to commit to working the full season, M-F from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm for this period.  There is a mandatory in-service on June 23rd.   Please note that employment with the City of Port Moody is subject to the receipt of a satisfactory police information check. Please submit your online application @ by the posting close date.

Basic Qualifications 
Candidates must have the following to be considered for interview:    
  • Grade 12 and minimum six months experience working with youth (ages 6 - 11 years) in a recreational setting          
  • Current Standard Level 1 First Aid and CPR "C"
  • Experience working with individuals with special needs would be an asset
  • Strong ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to apply sound judgement while creating a fun and safe environment for children

Date Added

Branch/Location Office

Port Moody

British Columbia [BC]

Compensation - Hourly
$23.74 per hour

Compensation & Benefits Overview
plus 12% in lieu of benefits

Organization: City of Port Moody
Location: Port Moody, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: January 27, 2020, 1:43 pm
Expires: February 26, 2020, 11:59 pm

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