BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Recreation Leader 2 (Outdoor)

Competition No.: 2020-RL2
Duration: Auxiliary
Salary: $27.45 plus 12% in lieu of benefits (Pay Grade 17) (2019 Rates)
Last Updated: 3/5/20 10:02 AM


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 looking for a Recreation Leader 2 to join our Outdoor Recreation division.  An incumbent directs the implementation of program activities; provides leadership, coaching or instruction; assesses program results and recommends changes as necessary in general programs. Promotes interest and participation in program activities and establishes and maintains close liaison with community groups and the general public; prepares promotional material and addresses various groups relative to program offerings; provides guidance, advice and referrals as required in a given area of recreation specialization to recreation facility users, the public and other staff; reviews program offerings and makes recommendations as to new programs.  Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of a two year Community Recreation program from a recognized Community College and some related experience; St. John's First Aid and CPR Certificates are desirable; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Sound knowledge of organized community recreation principles and practices. Sound knowledge of the recreational, social, educational and cultural interests and requirements and resources of the area or Centre served. Ability to recruit, instruct, evaluate and supervise part-time recreational staff and contractual instructors and to recruit, train, direct and evaluate volunteers. Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required. A RCABC Flatwater Instructor Certification with paid RCABC Instructor membership is a desired asset. Wilderness First Aid and respective outdoor certifications are also desired.

Do you enjoy being outdoors and planning and organizing recreation programs? Join Burnaby’s Outdoor Recreation team today!

This posting will remain open until the positions are filled.

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Criminal Records Search.

Please contact Human Resources 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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Location: Burnaby, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: March 5, 2020, 11:07 am
Expires: April 4, 2020, 11:59 pm