Recreation Coordinator (Temporary Full-Time)


Closing Date: Feb 08, 2019 4:30 PM

Competition Number: 19-06

Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a temporary 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. The Recreation Coordinator recruits and evaluates program instructors, supervises volunteers and employees engaged in the delivery of recreational services for people of all ages, needs and abilities. The incumbent 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.

Possession of a valid Occupational First Aid Level 1 Certification with CPR “B” or “C” and AED is required. Applicants must also have a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence with access to private transportation and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position. $34.93 - $36.77 per hour (Jan 2018 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week.  It is anticipated that this vacancy will be up to 3 months in duration. Evening and weekend work is required in this position.


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter to referencing the specific competition 19-06 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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