BC Local Government Job Posting Service
Outdoor Leader 3
Competition No.: 2019-OL3
Duration: Auxiliary / On Call / Seasonal
Salary: $22.48 plus 12% in lieu of benefits
Last Updated: 1/28/19 11:00 AM
The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver quality recreation services to our community. You will be providing outdoor recreation services for children and youth in the City of Burnaby. Our goal this year, and every year is to offer high quality outdoor education and recreational programs for children and youth in Burnaby. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion and those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our team. People like you!
The City of Burnaby, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services Department is seeking passionate, enthusiastic people with strong leadership and commitment to Recreation. In this role you will ensure customer satisfaction by anticipating and exceeding customer expectations, plan and lead play-based specialized outdoor recreation activities and ensure a fun and safe environment for children and youth in an outdoor program. Successful applicants will have strong skills in leadership, organization, teamwork, communication, public relations, and be proficient at leading and implementing play-based activities for children. Supervising volunteers will also be part of your role.
Grade 12 graduation, related experience working with children and youth, Emergency First Aid (8+ hour equivalent) and CPR ‘C’ certifications are all required prior to your first shift. You are an enthusiastic and positive role model who has a genuine interest working with children and youth. An Outdoor Education or Recreation Leadership Diploma, Teacher Certification (PDP), Child and Youth Care, High Five®, or Therapeutic Recreation Diploma would also be an asset. Other requirements include experience working with children and youth in a variety of outdoor recreation settings and programs. Canoe certification is an asset. Demonstrated experience leading canoeing, orienteering, games, crafts, archery and hiking opportunities for children are assets.
Program hours are Monday through Friday 9am - 8pm. The successful applicants must be available to work July and August (shifts are up to 5 days per week including evenings for a maximum of 35 hours per week).
Please submit your application online by Friday, March 1, 2019.
Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.
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.
If you would like to include a cover letter along with your application, please ensure to include it in the text area for a cover letter section of the application.
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