Recreation Coordinator

Department: Recreation & Culture

Closing Date: Oct 15, 2019 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 19-102

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a permanent full-time Recreation Coordinator. Under the general direction of the Manager, the incumbent performs recreational program work involving the planning, promotion, and implementation of suitable programs in sport, outdoor, social, arts, and cultural areas. Recruits and evaluates program Instructors. Supervises volunteers and employees engaged in the delivery of recreational services for people of all ages, needs, and abilities. Performs community development functions and encourages community involvement in leisure activities and events.

Duties and Responsibilities

Please see the attached PDF job description below.


Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies and a minimum 2 years recreation programming experience in a variety of recreation delivery areas, including a minimum of 1 year supervisory experience.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. 

A valid Occupational First Aid Level 1 Certificate with CPR “B” or “C” and AED, valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence with access to private transportation and a satisfactory criminal record check are required for this position.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position.  $37.51 per hour - after Probation (Jan 2019 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week.  A comprehensive benefit package is included.


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to referencing the specific competition 19-102 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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