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 Cultural Services department is currently seeking motivated individuals who are passionate about working with the community to join the team as a Recreation Leader 1. 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, 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 the 12th school grade 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 Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia, along with a valid First Aid Certificate and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate – Level C is required.
Please apply online, the position will be posted until filled.
Applicants under consideration will required to consent to a Criminal Record Search.
Please contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.
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