Recreation Coordinator - Aquatics (TFT)

Department: Recreation & Culture

Closing Date: Mar 24, 2021 4:30 PM

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Job Summary

The City of Nanaimo is seeking a temporary full-time Recreation Coordinator - Aquatics. Under the direction of the Manager, Aquatics, the incumbent performs recreational program work involving the planning, promotion, and implementation of programs and special events and the day-to-day operation of aquatic and fitness facilities. Supervises volunteers and employees engaged in the delivery of recreation services for people of all ages, needs, and abilities. The incumbent works with relevant community organizations to promote community involvement in aquatics and fitness leisure activities.

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 related 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, National Lifeguard Service Certification and C.P.R. “C” Certification, Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certificate, Lifesaving Instructor Certification, Pool Operator Level 1 Certification and a satisfactory criminal record check are required for this position.

Compensation and Benefits

This is a unionized position. $37.08 - $39.03 per hour (Jan 2021 Rate), based on a 40 hour work week.  It is anticipated that this vacancy will be up to four months in duration.


To apply for this opportunity, please submit a resume and cover letter (.docx or PDF file format) to by the application deadline.

For detailed information on this position and for more information on our community, please visit our website at

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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