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Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen

Recreation Coordinator

Competition No. 23-43E
Regular, Full-Time

Located in the south-central region of B.C., the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen covers an area over 10,400 km2 and is renowned for its orchards, vineyards and golf courses, as well as its widely varied landscape including deserts, mountains and valleys, pristine lakes and outdoor recreational opportunities.
The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen is currently recruiting for a regular, full-time Recreation Coordinator to join the Community Services team.
The Recreation Coordinator position is responsible for developing, coordinating, and maintaining a variety of recreation related initiatives for all demographics.


  • Two-year diploma in Recreation / Leisure Services or related discipline; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in a recreation related field.
  • Supervisory experience would be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge, understanding and the ability to construct consultant agreements and contracts.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the Board, Committees, and a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters with discretion and integrity.
  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, and Excel).
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to pass and maintain a criminal record check including the vulnerable sector section.
  • Valid First Aid Certificate or an ability and willingness to obtain one.
  • Valid BC Driver’s Licence.

This regular, full-time position is included in the BCGEU bargaining unit. The hourly wage for the position is $35.97, Paygrade 6, plus an attractive fringe benefits package.
Qualified individuals are invited to submit their applications in PDF format quoting Competition No. 23-43E by 4:00 pm, Monday, October 2, 2023, to:

Human Resources Department Email:
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted. This position is only open to those legally entitled to work in Canada.