Job Types

Are you looking for a rewarding job, helping keep your community active and healthy, that you can work around your school schedule?

Here are just a few of the employment opportunities available at the North Vancouver Recreation and Culture Commission:

Swim Instructor/Lifeguard 1
  • Perform Ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for our patrons utilizing the aquatic facility and related recreation areas such as whirlpool, sauna, solariums by providing swim lessons and performing lifeguarding duties.
  • Conduct instructional and recreational aquatic programs for all age ranges and for a variety of special community groups along with monitoring pool chemistry and ensuring that the pool areas and the changing rooms are kept clean.
  • Required knowledge, abilities and skills: Knowledge of the theory of lifesaving, CPR and first aid. Completion of the twelfth school grade, supplemented by courses in lifesaving and aquatics is desired.
  • Required Certifications: National Lifeguard Pool Option (NLP) current within two (2) years, Lifesaving Instructor (LSI), Red Cross, Water Safety Instructor (WSI) current within two (2) years, Swim Instructor Update with High Five, formerly I Can Swim Teacher Certification (ICS), Standard First Aid and CPR-C
Skate Attendant
  • Responsible for providing safety patrols of the ice and building, first aid as well as supporting special events and games during public skating sessions while delivering excellent customer service experience to the patrons.
  • You are an excellent communicator with a positive and enthusiastic attitude that works to create a fun, safe environment in the arenas for both children and adults of all abilities.
  • Duties also include rental skate maintenance and supporting skating lessons.
  • Qualifications: Standard First Aid Certification and good skating ability. Coaching or refereeing experience and skate sharpening experience is preferred.
Skate Instructor
  • Responsible for planning and leading a group of children and/or adults in a series of ice skate lessons.
  • Must be at least 16 years old with an athletic aptitude.  You are experienced in planning and teaching structured skating lessons; preparing evaluation sheets and writing progress cards; and setting up equipment needed for lessons.
  • Qualifications: Must have current Standard First Aid, High Five Certification and taken the Skate Instructor course (within 3 months of employment, available through NVRC).  Teaching/instructing experience and NCCP accreditation are considered an asset.
Fitness Advisor
  • Delivers excellent customer service by providing fitness testing and weight room orientation for facility users by promoting interest and participation in fitness activities while ensuring maintenance and safe use of weight room equipment.
  • Qualifications, desirable training and experience: Ability to evaluate an individual's fitness levels, develop individual weight training and fitness programs, and provide advice, guidance and referral services relative to health, fitness and wellness matters. Completion of a university program and related experience in a Fitness Centre, rehabilitation or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Required Certification: Standard First Aid Certificate or equivalent, CPR Certificate - Level A, BCRPA Registered Personal Trainer or approved equivalent and a valid Class 5 BC driver's license.
Weight Room Attendant
  • This  public contact work at a community facility  involves the performance of a variety of routine tasks to assist patrons, greeting customers and doing a pass check.
  • Address cutomer questions and concerns while being able to respond quickly, calmly and efficiently to emergency situations
  • Qualifications: Ability to work independantly and as a part of the team, must possess superior customer service and problem solving skills. Experience working in a fitness center along with St John's First Aid Certificate (or equivalent) as well as a CPR certificate would be an asset.
Customer Service Representative (Recreation Cashier)
  • Perform cashiering, clerical and receptionist duties in our recreation facility front offices.
  • Deliver excellent front line customer experiences by providing information to the public, providing program registration.
  • Qualifications: Responsible and detail minded with a high level of interpersonal and problem solving skills. You enjoy working with a diverse group of people, excellent at building relationships and embrace change and challenges.
  • Previous customer service experience and training and cash handling experience is desirable. Knowledge of recreation registration software, MS Excel and Word would also be beneficial.
Licensed Preschool Leader
  • A courteous and effective team player committed to community who not only loves to coordinate and participate in recreational program activities but is skilled at crafts, arts and other related activities.
  • You have sound knowledge of the principles, practices and objectives of organized community recreation for preschool children along with working knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and rules governing the work performed.
  • Ability to perform administrative work related to Preschool programs, ensure required standards of safety are maintained.
  • Certifications: Must have current ECE and Emergency Childcare First Aid (or higher) & CPR-C.
Child Program Instructor - Preschool Support Worker
  • A valuable role in supporting and developing a child’s skills for success in a licensed preschool setting, and leading the implementation of an individual support plan.
  • Responsible for preparing monthly reports and attending meetings.
  • Qualifications and requirements: Have a sound knowledge of the principles, practices, and objectives of organized community recreation along with working knowledge of applicable policies, regulations and rules governing the work performed. Delivers excellent customer experiences by working closely and cooperatively with parents, preschool teachers and other staff.
  • Certifications: Current ECE certification or an approved alternate training/certification with a focus on supporting child development and inclusion. Emergency Childcare First Aid (or higher) & CPR-C.
Summer Day Camp Leader - Playground Leader 1
  • Ability to prepare and lead a wide variety of programs and activities for school aged children and youth (i.e. arts and crafts, social, sports, games and out-trips)
  • Create detailed lesson plans and camp itineraries by promoting a positive, healty and safe environment for campers
  • Qualifications: Must have with previous camp experience and working in a leadership role with children in a variety of settings and hold a current First Aid and CPR level C, High Five Certification (can be obtained by taking an eight hour course through NVRC)
Building Services Attendant
  • Duties include setting up and moving furniture and equipment at various recreation and culture facilities, carry out a variety of cleaning, minor maintenance and/or building service tasks.
  • Qualifications: Knowledge of standard methods, materials and equipment used in janitorial care and building maintenance.
Building Service Worker
  • Performs janitorial work, recreation program support and security tasks in and around a recreation facility.
  • Qualifications: Knowledge of routine building maintenance and minor repair tasks.
  • Preference given to those completing a Building Service Worker Program and hold a valid Class 5 BC drivers license.
Arena Maintenance Worker
  • Operates ice-making and resurfacing equipment; monitors refrigeration equipment; and performs a variety of semi-skilled building maintenance and minor repair tasks and routine janitorial duties.
  • Certifications: Ice Facility Operator certificate or equivalent is required.
  • Qualifications: Knowledge of materials and equipment used in ice-making and refrigeration operations, valid Class 5 BC drivers license.
Door Attendant - Centennial Theatre
  • Delivers excellent front line customer service to theatre patrons by providing information regarding our theatre programs, activities and community events.
  • Work involves working with high customer volumes in a short span of time, providing support in the concession area by selling merchandise and reconciling cash at the end of the shift.
  • Preference will be given to those with previous customer service training and experience along with cash handling and event and/or theatre experience.
Pool Maintenance Worker
  • Operates swimming pool chlorination and filtration equipment; and performs a variety of semi-skilled building maintenance and minor repair tasks and routine janitorial duties.
  • Certifications: Pool Operator Level 1 and Level 2 certificates or equivalent is required.
  • Qualifications: Knowledge of the operating methods and procedures of water chlorination and filtration equipment, valid Class 5 BC drivers licence.
Aquatic Fitness Instructor
  • An energetic and highly-motivated individual who is available to instruct one or more of our many fitness programs.
  • You are courteous and effective with the public and enjoy working with a diverse group of people and instructing in a safe and friendly manner.
  • Qualifications: BCRPA Fitness Theory certification or equivalent, BCRPA Aquatic Fitness certification or equivalent or is a registered Kinesiologist and has a current First Aid & CPR/AED.
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