Recreation Facility Worker

City of New Westminster

Recreation Facility Worker

Great City, Great Work, Great Future!

DEPARTMENT: Parks and Recreation

STATUS: Regular, Part Time


UNION: CUPE,  Local 387

HOURS OF WORK: 22 hours/week, Non-Standard Work Hours*

SALARY:  $22.98 to $26.89 /hour + some benefits and 10% in lieu of vacation and statutory holidays

New Westminster Parks & Recreation Department is seeking a regular part-time Recreation Facility Worker to carry out routine maintenance and custodial duties at Queensborough Community Centre. Duties will include ensuring the cleanliness of the facility, performing minor maintenance and repair tasks, snow removal and gutter cleaning, setting up and taking down rooms for daily activities, liaising with and providing assistance to the public, enforcing safety rules and regulations of the facility and building security.

Requirements include:
  • Completion of Grade 12/equivalent, supplemented by some related experience and/or training in building maintenance and customer service; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. 
  • Level 1 First Aid with CPR and AED certification.
  • Valid BC Drivers’ License.
  • Sound knowledge of routine building maintenance and repair work.
  • Working knowledge of the policies and regulations governing the use of municipal recreation facilities and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in custodial work.
  • Some knowledge of the software used in the work.
  • Ability to demonstrate exceptional customer service skills as necessary to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, staff, program participants and rental customers.
  • Ability to communicate courteously and effectively with the public.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and to follow instructions independently.  
  • Ability to set up furniture and equipment.
  • Ability to perform simple repair, painting and maintenance tasks.
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment and to maintain simple records related to the work.
  • The successful candidate must be able to pass and maintain a clear Police Information Check.

* Weekly schedule Sunday 7:00am – 1:30pm, Monday to Thursday 8:00pm – Midnight. Shifts may vary and additional hours may be required due to operational needs.
Apply by sending your resume quoting competition #18-90, by June 19, 2018 to the Human Resources Department, City of New Westminster, 511 Royal Avenue, New Westminster, BC, V3L 1H9, Fax: (604)527-4619 or e-mail to  

The City of New Westminster welcomes diversity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants for their interest and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

Organization: City of New Westminster
Location: New Westminster, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Janitorial/Custodial Services, Facilities Maintenance
Posted: June 11, 2018, 1:48 pm
Expires: June 19, 2018, 4:30 pm

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