Coordinator - Recreation Programs

City of Burnaby

Coordinator - Recreation Programs

Competition No.: 2020-015
Duration: Temporary Full Time
Salary: $4,715 – $4,908 – $5,113 – $5,323 – $5,547/month (2019 Rate)
Last Updated: 2/11/20 8:29 AM


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!

This is recreational programming and supervisory work involved in researching and assessing community recreation needs and interests, and in designing, developing, coordinating and scheduling community recreation programs. A Coordinator - Recreation Programs, under limited direction, is also responsible for the implementation, supervision and evaluation of the programs and for the recruiting, hiring, training, development and supervision of program staff subordinates. In addition, the work involves establishing and maintaining liaison with schools, community groups, agencies, the general public, and other City staff; publicizing and promoting services and programs; assisting in the direction of a City wide specialty recreation service area as required; and processing a variety of clerical and fairly routine administrative duties. Prepares and maintains schedules, records, reports and correspondence; prepares recommendations for preliminary budgets and monitors expenditures; provides information and assistance to a variety of contacts regarding programs. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of a two year Community College program in Community Recreation or related discipline, plus sound related supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and objectives of organized community recreation with particular emphasis on Accessible programming. Sound knowledge of the recreational needs, interests, resources and requirements of the community programs; of the related rules, regulations, policies and procedures; and of modern office methods and procedures. Ability to design, develop, coordinate, schedule, and under limited direction, supervise, implement and evaluate the provision of recreational programs to meet community needs and interests; establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, community groups and agencies, the general public and various other internal and external contacts in the area served and to develop community interest and involvement in recreation programs; prepare and maintain records, reports, correspondence and promotional material for programs. Experience with programming for people with disabilities, unique or special needs; leisure counselling; and working in partnership with community members, groups, organizations, agencies, service providers and advocates; developing and delivering training related to Access is preferred. Driver’s Licence for the Province of British Columbia is required.

This is a temporary full time opportunity to February 28, 2021.

Please apply online by February 21, 2020.

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Criminal Record Search.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

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: February 11, 2020, 1:55 pm
Expires: February 21, 2020, 11:59 pm

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