Recreation Leader - Weight Room - City of Burnaby

Recreation Leader - Weight Room

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$26.34 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits.


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Last Updated:
9/21/22 3:46 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!

The City of Burnaby has an exciting opportunity available as Recreation Leader – Weight Room. If you have a passion for assisting others through their fitness journey this is the career for you! This is recreation work that involves developing individual weight training and fitness programs and supervising a weight room at a Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services facility. The work involves orienting clients to the weight/fitness areas and developing individual training programs, giving specialized instruction or advice in a particular area of expertise; promoting interest and participation in fitness activities, assisting with clients' concerns regarding weight area issues; ensuring the maintenance and proper use of equipment; assisting in the development of weight training and fitness programs and in the evaluation of existing programs. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of the twelfth school grade supplemented by courses in recreation, plus sound related experience including training/experience in the area of expertise or completion of a two year Community Recreation program from a recognized Community College, plus some related experience including training/experience in the area of expertise and related certifications; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The ideal candidate will have the ability to determine individual’s fitness levels, develop weight and fitness training courses, and provide advice to clients relating to health and fitness. This role also requires knowledge of the principles and practices of individual weight training and fitness programs and the various equipment used, along with skill in operating a variety of weight training equipment. A valid First Aid Certificate and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate – Level C is required.

Please apply online at This position will be posted until filled.

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 Search.

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: September 21, 2022, 3:57 pm
Expires: October 21, 2022, 4:30 pm

Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Casual
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset
Rate: $26.34 Hour

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