Recreation Programmer I

Regular Full-Time
Competition #1739

North Vancouver Recreation & Culture is looking for a recreation specialist who can assist a more senior programmer in planning and implementing recreational, social, volunteer and cultural programs. The Recreation Programmer I may also have responsibility for the planning and effective implementation of smaller programs under guidance.
You will:

  • Assist a more senior programmer in planning and implementing a variety of recreation, social, volunteer and cultural programs in a facility or area; and, under guidance, plan and implement smaller programs.
  • Coordinate, evaluate and recommend changes to programs.
  • Participate in recruiting, training and evaluating instructors and volunteers.
  • Promote interest and participation in program activities through liaison with community groups and the public; prepare promotional material relative to program offerings and events; and administer evaluation and other information gathering instruments.
  • Provide customer service by answering enquiries from the public and user groups regarding the content of programs; and investigate, where possible, to resolve complaints made by public or user groups concerning program activities.
  • Cooperate with other staff members in planning, organizing, overseeing and coordinating community‑wide recreation events.
  • Prepare and maintain records, activity reports and requisitions.
  • Sound knowledge of organized community recreation principles and practices.
  • Sound knowledge of the recreational, social and cultural interests, requirements and resources of the areas served.
  • Working knowledge of the methods, practices, policies and procedures applicable to the work.
  • Working knowledge of sports, social activities, crafts, arts and other pursuits related to various recreational programs.
  • Ability to plan, implement, coordinate, evaluate and recommend changes to a variety of recreational, cultural and social programs.
  • Ability to recruit, train and evaluate part-time instructors and volunteers.
  • Ability to assist community groups in the organization and implementation of programs and activities.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of external and internal contacts.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports related to the work.

Completion of Grade 12 supplemented by post-secondary courses on track to obtaining a recreation certificate, diploma or degree. A valid BC Class 5 driver’s license and membership in CUPE Local 389 are conditions of employment.
This is a regular full-time positions involving shift work including days, evenings, and weekends for 35 hours per week.
All employees should be available to work at any North Vancouver Recreation & Culture location.
All candidates are required to submit a Police Record Check as a requirement of the position prior to any appointment. Clearance requires the absence of any criminal charges or convictions related to this position.
Hourly Rates:               Step 1   Step 2     Step 3     Step 4     Step 5
                                      $26.38   $27.44     $28.59     $29.77     $31.00
CLOSING DATE:             October 23, 2017
APPLY ONLINE AT: - Competition #1739
We thank you for your interest in employment with North Vancouver Recreation & Culture and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Location: North Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: October 11, 2017, 3:52 pm
Expires: October 23, 2017, 4:30 pm