Recreation

Join the fun in Recreation!

Get the flexibility you need, be part of a trusted team, and stay active working with us.

Explore a sample of the types of jobs available in Recreation

Position Type

Duty Examples

Required Certifications

Desired Experience/Qualifications

Auxiliary Employees - A

  • Provide information to the public.
  • Oversee patron conduct during Public Skate or Public Swim to ensure safety.
  • Maintain ticket and cash control.
  • Set-up and take down duties for events or activities.
  • Prepare and sell food and beverage items (some positions).
  • Grade 10 Completion
  • Related experience in an arena or aquatic environment.
  • Ability to skate or swim proficiently
  • Food Safe Level 1 (some positions)

Position Type

Duty Examples

Required Certifications

Desired Experience/Qualifications

Auxiliary Employees - A


Regular Part-Time Employees - RPT

  • Assist in planning, developing, and scheduling specific recreation programs, services, and special events
  • Direct the implementation of program activities.
  • Provide leadership and instruction.
  • Assess program results and recommend changes as necessary.  
  • Assign and supervise auxiliary staff.
  • Provide orientation and training.
  • Participate in staff selection and evaluation.
  • Grade 12 Completion
  • HIGH FIVE Training 
  • Completion of two-year program in Recreation at a recognized Community College 
  • Related community recreation experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience

Position Type

Duty Examples

Required Certifications

Desired Experience/Qualifications

Auxiliary Employees - A

  • Monitor participants of drop-in programs or special events.
  • Supervise non-instructional activities.
  • Participate in program activities.
  • Provide information to the public regarding programs/facilities.
  • Ensure patrons are acting appropriately in a recreation facility (may include monitoring equipment usage).
  • Grade 10 Completion
  • HIGH FIVE Training 
  • Sports Coaching or Early Childhood Education Certification
  • Experience working with the public, preferably in a recreational environment

Position Type

Duty Examples

Required Certifications

Desired Experience/Qualifications

Auxiliary Employees - A

  • Lead recreational programs and activities for participants of all ages.
  • Assist in the instruction of participants. 
  • Ensure equipment is used safely. 
  • Provide information to the public regarding programs/facilities.
  • Grade 10 Completion
  • HIGH FIVE Training 
  • Sports Coaching or Early Childhood Education Certification
  • Experience working with the public, preferably in a recreational environment
  • Related volunteer or instructional experience in a recreational environment
  • Have some knowledge of community recreation principles, practices, and objectives

Position Type

Duty Examples

Required Certifications

Desired Experience/Qualifications

Auxiliary Employees - A

  • Provide leadership and instruction for a variety of recreation programs to participants of all ages.  
  • Create lesson plans to organize, lead, participate in, assist and/or independently instruct programs.
  • Emergency First Aid (minimum) 
  • CPR certification
  • Early Childhood Education Certificate (some positions)
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence (some positions)  
  • Grade 10 Completion
  • HIGH FIVE Training 
  • Sports Coaching or Early Childhood Education Certification
  • Some related instructional experience in a recreational environment

Position Type

Duty Examples

Required Certifications

Desired Experience/Qualifications

Auxiliary Employees - A
  • Organize, plan, and implement a licensed preschool child care program.  
  • Direct the implementation of program activities and supervise program assistants.  
  • Maintain records. 
  • Inform parents of child’s activities and any concerns.
  • Provide guidance and advice to parents as required.  
  • Early Childhood Education Certificate
  • Emergency First Aid 
  • CPR Certification
  • Valid Class 5 (full privilege) British Columbia Driver's Licence
  • Grade 12 Completion
  • HIGH FIVE Training 
  • related experience in preschool program development and implementation

People in these positions work at these Township sites:


Dustin, Recreation Worker      
“My work schedule can be flexible so that makes it easy to keep balance in my life. Also, I love the staff here. It feels like family” 
Dustin, Recreation Worker

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