Recreation Program Leader

District of Squamish

Recreation Program Leader

Casual/On Call

Work Area:

Posting Date:
January 16, 2020

Closing Date:
December 31, 2020

Reporting to the Recreation Program Specialist/Coordinator, assists with the planning, leading and supervision of recreation activities ensuring safety and well-being of participants.

  • Contributes to the success of our team and creation of our community, by fostering the District of Squamish corporate values in their work: thinking beyond today, working together, acting with courage and enthusiasm, doing the right thing, and striving to do better every day.
  • Follows the District of Squamish’s Customer Service Guidelines to ensure the Delivery of Outstanding Service.
  • Assists in organizing age appropriate activities and plans daily activities.
  • Instructs and leads planned activities teaching and developing valuable life skills.
  • Assists in evaluating program content and participant satisfaction.
  • Ensures safety of participants enrolled in activities and to advise the supervisor of safety concerns.
  • Arranges required equipment for programs.
  • Communicates effectively, keeping accurate records, and making reports as required.
  • Assists Recreation Program Supervisor/Coordinator in related program duties and promotion of programs.

  • Knowledge and ability to lead outdoor and indoor activities pertaining to a wide range of age groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships with all ages.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to deal with people in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, enthusiasm and positive attitude when relating to all ages and the public.
  • Good organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, verbally in writing.
  • Basic computer skill including MS work and Outlook.
  • Ability to lift and move program related equipment.
  • Ability to swim and ice-skate safely and independently.

  • An original Police Information Check, including Vulnerable Sector Check issued within the past 6 months that is satisfactory to the employer will be required before starting in the position.
  • Completion of Grade 10 or currently enrolled in Grade 10
  • Minimum 2 years experience working with and leading a wide range of recreation programs
  • Experience, training, & qualifications related to specific programming needs
  • First Aid Certificate minimum 8 hour course
  • BC Driver’s License “Class 5” preferred
  • BC Driver’s License “Class 4” preferred
  • Relevant experience qualifications and/or certification (Provincial Standards where applicable)
  • Previous experience working in Recreation or a relevant work environment is an asset

Hours of Work:
Between the hours of 7:00am – 10:00pm Monday to Sunday, Casual On-Call

$19.35 per hour

This is a Union position within the Collective Agreement of CUPE Local 2269 and the District of Squamish.

Direct Your Application (Quoting Competition #) To: #20-08
Human Resources
District of Squamish
37955 Second Avenue, P.O. Box 310
Squamish, B.C., V8B 0A3

Organization: District of Squamish
Location: Squamish, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: January 17, 2020, 11:56 am
Expires: December 31, 2020, 4:30 pm

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