Recreation Programmer

CUPE, Auxiliary
Posting #C17-03

At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. Key to our ongoing success is providing an environment that is inclusive and maximizes the diverse talents, backgrounds and perspectives of all employees, where every member of our team feels valued, respected and empowered. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.
Our organization is currently growing and evolving in a dynamic way. Our City Council has adopted a new, leading edge Official Community Plan, and a forwarding thinking and ambitious Strategic Plan that provide us with a blueprint for our community’s ongoing growth and prosperity. Abbotsford is an exciting and forward thinking place to be right now.

Be part of the story.  Join our team today.
The City of Abbotsford is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated professional with proven skills, energy and leadership for the role of Recreation Programmer.
This temporary assignment is for approximately ten months. Please note shift work is required, including evenings & weekends.
As the Recreation Programmer you are responsible for developing, promoting, leading, supervising and evaluating a wide variety of recreation services, programs and events for all participants.  Your strong leadership skills will help you in empowering, selecting, leading, training, mentoring and evaluating a team of recreation staff.
Your excellent communication, organizational, administrative and problem solving skills and abilities, combined with a strong commitment to customer service excellence as well as relevant leadership and recreation supervisory experience are essential.
To be considered for this position, you must have:
  • A diploma in a related discipline
  • Two years’ experience in recreation program development
  • Six months’ experience in community recreation
  • One year supervisory experience
  • Occupational First Aid Level 1
  • CPR Level C Certification
  • A valid BC Driver’s Licence.
This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $25.95 to $30.53 per hour. In addition the City of Abbotsford offers a comprehensive benefits package.
The closing date for this posting is Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.
If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!
To submit a resume, please visit us online at:

Location: Abbotsford, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: January 11, 2017, 8:56 am
Expires: January 24, 2017, 4:30 pm