Current Postings


Pottery Studios Supervisor

Casual - #24015C
North Vancouver Recreation & Culture 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.
You will be an integral part of our dedicated staff team who continually strive to make a difference in the recreational and cultural lives of North Vancouver residents. NVRC values employees, offering a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.
The Pottery Service Area broadly includes a wide range of activities including studio time, workshops, and programs.  NVRC is looking for an individual to oversee the two (2) pottery studios and one arts space that offers pottery studio activities. This position also provides support an instructional team in the delivery of pottery programs, while creating a vibrant, inclusive and welcoming environment.
The Pottery Studios Supervisor oversees the pottery studios at Delbrook Community Recreation Centre and Parkgate Community Centre and pottery services support at the Harry Jerome Community Recreation Centre.  This position requires professional and technical expertise in all areas of ceramic production and studio management, including Health & Safety, WHIMIS, and other studio policies and procedures that meet NVRC and industry standards.  The Pottery Studios Supervisor is responsible for the operations of the studios as well as leading occasional workshops and classes.  This position oversees a team of instructors and technicians and coordinates daily operations with other external NVRC teams. This is a key role in building positive relationships with the community.
You are respected for your professional ceramics practice and technical knowledge.  You are a person who knows how to create an effective and cohesive team.  You are an effective verbal and written communicator who enjoys working with a diverse group of staff teams and community members. You are a confident, consistent and principally based decision-maker with the ability to foster change and maintain positive relationships.   You have excellent judgement and can identify potential issues and solutions before they arise.  You embrace the values of inclusion, diversity and access and are committed to creating a safe and respectful environment.   

  • Thorough knowledge of the workings of a pottery studio and health and safety standards
  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience in various styles of ceramics as well as leading workshops and teaching all levels
  • Minimum of 3 years in a role supervising staff
  • Proven technical knowledge and experience with studio materials including research, preparation, testing, and developing all recipes and glazes used in the studio
  • This position requires access to a vehicle (mileage is reimbursed at appropriate rates)
  • Standard First Aid and CPR level C

All candidates are required to submit a Police Information Check as a condition of employment. All candidates must be prepared to work at any of our facilities. This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week. Comprehensive benefits include dental, extended health, and life insurance coverage, 3 weeks paid annual vacation, opportunity to participate in an earned day off program for an additional 15 days annually, participation in Municipal Pension Plan, and access to our Employee Family Assistance Program.
The pay for this casual position ranges from $32.00 - $35.00 an hour, based on training and experience. 
Closing Date:         
MAY 29, 2024
We thank you for your interest in employment with North Vancouver Recreation and Culture and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.