BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Senior Centre Assistant

Parks, Recreation & Culture

The City of Coquitlam is the sixth largest city in BC, home to more than 150,000 residents.  Our municipality continues to grow through innovative urban design, inspiring arts, culture and recreation programs, and state-of-the-art transportation systems.  Our brand is built on managing our resources in a responsible and sustainable manner, while supporting a vibrant, growing regional urban centre.

Coquitlam Parks, Recreation and Culture Services are recruiting for front-line temporary part time staff at our Dogwood and Glen Pine Pavilions - recreation facilities serving older adults and seniors.

These positions perform reception, recreation and general office work.  Duties include answering enquiries, provid­ing assistance to members and the general public and performing registration and clerical tasks.  You may also instruct/lead recreation programs at the elementary level and take responsibility for the security of the premises.  Additionally, you will provide general support services to members, volunteers and staff such as arranging rooms, providing and checking equipment, arranging supplies and resolving minor issues as required.

Preferred candidates will have relevant clerical and cash handling experience and strong customer service skills supplemented by commercial courses including computer training. 

Experience working with seniors in a recreational setting is an asset.  First Aid certification, valid BC Driver’s Licence and access to transportation is required.  Individuals who are selected to participate in the recruitment process will be asked to supply proof of the required certifications and may also be required to obtain a RCMP security clearance.

Work shifts vary but include daytime, evening and weekends to accommodate the needs of the front desk, programs and special events.  

The CUPE hourly rate of $23.44 - $27.45 (2019 rates) is offered, plus 12% in lieu of benefits.

Please apply online by 5 p.m. May 24, 2019 at .

The City of Coquitlam is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: Coquitlam, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: May 1, 2019, 4:10 pm
Expires: May 24, 2019, 5:00 pm