Current Postings


Recreation Programmer II

Various Positions Available
Competition #23027R

North Vancouver Recreation & Culture (NVRC) is dedicated to building healthy individuals, families and communities. NVRC offers a wide range of recreation and cultural programs and services to residents of all ages and abilities. We are looking for positive, enthusiastic and friendly people to deliver memorable experiences to our customers.
You will be an integral part of our dedicated staff team who continually strive to make a difference in the recreation and cultural lives of North Vancouver residents. NVRC values employees, offering a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and the opportunity to participate in an earned day off (EDO) program. We are hiring for the following positions: regular full-time, temporary full-time, and auxiliary Recreation Programmer II.
You will be involved in planning, developing, implementing and evaluating a variety of community-based recreation and social programs and special events; promoting interest and participation in program activities; and supervising staff to ensure effective program operations.
  • Considerable knowledge of the recreational, social and cultural interests, requirements and resources of the area served.
  • Considerable knowledge of organized community recreation principles and practices. Sound knowledge of methods, policies and procedures applicable to the work. 
  • Sound knowledge of all aspects of recreation programming including sport, children and youth, seniors, fitness and aquatics, among others. 
  • The ability to work with program budgets and operating schedules; supervise; and assist community groups. 
  • Direct experience working with volunteers and community in planning for services. 
  • A high level of interpersonal skills, flexibility and adaptability, and the ability to work independently with sound judgment.
  • Proficiency with PerfectMind, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Publisher.
College or University graduation with courses in leisure and recreation, or related subjects, supplemented by some related work experience in a supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination of training and experience in a recreational environment where principles of community development and engagement drive the delivery of leisure and recreation services.  A valid Class 5 BC driver’s license and access to a vehicle for NVRC business.
These positions involve shift work including days, evenings and weekends.
Employees will be available to work at any North Vancouver Recreation & Culture location. All candidates are required to submit a Police Information Check as a requirement of the position.
Hourly Rates & BENEFITS:
The regular full-time position, works 35 hours per week including weekends, days or evenings based on operational needs. The pay for this unionized position starts at $32.23/hr per hour (2021 rates) and has a pay structure with five steps which increase annually. Comprehensive benefits include dental, extended health, and life insurance coverage, paid annual vacation, opportunity to participate in an earned day off program, participation in the Municipal Pension Plan, and access to an Employee Family Assistance Program.
The temporary full-time position works 35 hours per week involving shift work including days, evenings and weekends. The term is from May 23, 2023 to July 31, 2023. The pay for this unionized position starts at 32.23/hr per hour (2021 rates). This position has a pay structure with five steps which increase annually and includes comprehensive benefits.
The auxiliary position works varying hours including days, evenings and weekends. The pay for this unionized position starts at 32.23/hr per hour (2021 rates) with 12% in lieu of benefits.
CLOSING DATE: May 29, 2023
We thank you for your interest in employment with North Vancouver Recreation & Culture and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.