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Recreation Leader 1 - Spring and Summer Camps & Programs

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$29.48 per hour with 12% paid in lieu of benefits.

Last Updated:
1/10/24 4:40 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!

Our Parks, Recreation and Culture department is currently seeking motivated individuals who are passionate about working with the community to join the team as a Recreation Leader 1. Working at various recreation centers, typical duties in this position include providing customer service, resolving conflicts and situations involving patrons, enforcing departmental and facility policies, procedures, admission controls, and ensuring required standards of behavior, safety and security are maintained. This position may involve some records keeping and preparation of reports related to activities and inventory, creating signs and promotional information, supports programming which includes and is not limited to the following: camps, access, outdoor playgrounds, and wading pools, in the spring and summer seasons, and assisting in the training and direction of staff and volunteers. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of a two-year Community Recreation program from a recognized Community College and preferably some related experience, or completion of Grade 12 supplemented by courses in recreation and sound related community recreation experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. The ideal candidate will possess strong communication skills and ability to build and maintain working relationships, along with the ability to organize and promote programs for various groups. Ability to participate in the recruitment of and give guidance and instruction to part-time staff and contractual instructors and to recruit, train, direct and evaluate volunteers. This position requires knowledge of recreational and social interests and of various recreational activities such as sports and arts. A valid Drivers License for the Province of British Columbia, along with a valid Emergency First Aid Certificate and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate â Level C is required.

Wage: $29.48 per hour with 12% paid in lieu of benefits.
Location: Various 
Hours of work: Shifts may vary between the hours of 8:00am - 9:00pm including some evenings and weekends

Please apply online at This position will remain open until filled.

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check.

At the City of Burnaby, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workforce that authentically mirrors the vibrant community we proudly serve. We consistently embrace diversity and endeavor to build an inclusive workforce that celebrates the richness of our community. We warmly welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, and life experiences to join us in shaping a more vibrant and equitable future together.

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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