Recreation Leader 1

City of Burnaby

Recreation Leader 1

Competition No.: 2018-RL1S
Duration: Auxiliary / On Call
Salary: $24.81 + 12% in lieu of benefits.
Last Updated:  3/23/18 2:29 PM

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!

Our Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department is looking for auxiliary Recreation Leader 1s to work at Edmonds Community Centre, Bonsor Recreation Complex and/or Cameron Recreation Centre. As a Recreation Leader 1 you’ll be working in consultation with a Recreation Program Coordinator and facility staff team to manage issues and emergencies related to all aspects of recreation facility service. As part of the staff team, you will provide courteous, customer-oriented help and support to customers, staff and colleagues by exceeding customer expectations, as well as effectively resolving conflicts and problem situations. Successful applicants will have a genuine interest in working with the public and will be enthusiastic and comfortable working a fast-paced potentially challenging environment. They will possess strong leadership skills, solid and diverse communication skills, excellent public relations skills, and are proficient working effectively with many staff and volunteer teams. The work will also require time management to include projects and in performing other related duties as assigned.

Successful applicants will have completed at least Grade 12, supplemented by post-secondary education, with sound related recreation experience, strong customer service skills, proven public relations and effective communication skills. Working experience with sports and/or other pursuits related to various recreational, social and cultural programs and/or events is required. The ideal candidate will also possess strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills with the ability to work independently.
Requirements include experience working with people of all ages, Emergency First Aid (8+ hour equivalent) and CPR ‘C’ certification.  Experience supervising staff/volunteers is considered an asset, along with being comfortable working with various computer programs such as MS Word, Publisher and Excel and BCRPA High Five® certification.

Hourly wage: $24.81 + 12% in lieu of benefits.

Please submit your application online by September 25, 2018.

Applicants under consideration will 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.

If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.

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Organization: City of Burnaby
Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: June 26, 2018, 12:54 pm
Expires: September 28, 2018, 4:45 pm

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