Recreation Leader 2 - City of Burnaby

Recreation Leader 2

Competition No.:

Temporary Full Time

$4,346 – 4,520 – 4,709 – 4,905 – 5,107/month (2021 Rates)

70 hours bi-weekly; typically works Tuesday to Saturday from 8:15 AM - 4:15 PM

Special Notes:
Subject to Note ‘S’ and ‘U’ of Schedule ‘B’ of the CUPE 23 Inside Division Collective Agreement


Last Updated:
8/5/22 8:45 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 leadership work at Bonsor 55+ Centre. The position includes program leadership and development, volunteer leadership, staff supervision, site supervision, publicity and promotion, and community development. Administrative requirements include program development, planning and input, monitoring of related cost centres, assistance with planning, and preparation of various correspondence and reports. The Recreation Leader 2 assumes responsibility for the operation and security of the facility; participates in the recruitment, hiring and orientation of contract and auxiliary staff; enforces rules and regulations and ensures that required standards of behaviour and safety are maintained in the facility. Works in partnership and liaises with the Bonsor Seniors Association Board of Directors, volunteers and members. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include Completion of a two year Community Recreation program from a recognized Community College and some related experience; St. John's First Aid and CPR Certificates are desirable; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Sound knowledge of organized community recreation principles and practices. Working knowledge of sports, crafts, arts and other pursuits related to various recreational, social and cultural programs of seniors 55+. Ability to plan, initiate, coordinate and lead various programs for older adults. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, contractual instructors, volunteers, groups, associations and the general public; to recruit, instruct, evaluate, train, direct and supervise part-time recreational staff, contractual instructors, and volunteers; to prepare and maintain records, reports and promotional material related to the work. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please apply online by Monday August 15, 2022.

Please note that this is a temporary full time opportunity until December 23, 2023.

All external applicants are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of hire. External applicants who are not able to obtain a COVID-19 vaccine for a reason related to a personal characteristic protected by the BC Human Rights Code can request an accommodation at any time during the recruitment process. City of Burnaby employees can refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for City staff.

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

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

Please contact People and Culture 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: August 5, 2022, 2:07 pm
Expires: August 15, 2022, 11:59 pm

Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $4,346.00 to $5,107.00 Month

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