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Recreation Assistant II - Arenas (24) (TPT)

Department: Recreation & Culture

Closing Date: Jul 23, 2024 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 24-76

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking 24 temporary part-time Recreation Assistant II – Arenas. Under the supervision of senior recreation staff, the incumbents will perform a variety of tasks involved with the operation of the Arena Skate Shop and assist staff with organizing a variety of ice/dry recreational activities and special events including preparing equipment, materials, and supplies for public skating sessions, and assisting with the general public.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the job description PDF below. 


Applicants must be a minimum of 16 years of age and have an interest in recreation and/or community service as demonstrated by volunteer work, participation, or previous employment. Applicants must have excellent skating ability, and knowledge of skate repair, adjustment, and sharpening would be an asset. Possession of a valid Emergency or Standard First Aid and CPR “C” certificate is required (online certifications will not be accepted), as well as a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position. $20.26 (Jan 2024 Rate). Hours of work will be 0 – 20 hours per week. Shift work will be involved (including evenings and weekends). It is anticipated that these vacancies will be from September 2024 to March 2025.


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to referencing the specific competition 24-76 by the application deadline.
The City of Nanaimo is an inclusive employer and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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Resumes and cover letters must be submitted in either ".docx" or PDF format. File types ".doc" will not be accepted.


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