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Recreation Assistant (Part-Time)-Up to 2 Positions
Municipality: Fraser Valley Regional District This posting closed on

February 14, 2020
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 2020-07 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Recreation, Culture and Airpark Services
Job Description: We are the third largest regional district in BC and deliver over 100 services to six municipalities and eight electoral areas. Our region covers more than 13,000 km2 stretching from Hatzic Prairie to Boston Bar. We have an exciting opportunity to work at our Recreation Centre located in Hope, BC. If you love working with children, then you should check us out.
Duties: As a Recreation Assistant at the FVRD, a typical week could see you participating in activities with children such as helping with a birthday party; jumping into a pool based activity; lacing on a pair of ice skates; playing games such as Red Rover, China Wall, Tag and Battleship and working on puzzles. On a nice day, you may venture outside to kick around the soccer ball or visit the community garden. In this position, you could also lead drop in sports activities for teenagers and adults. We are looking for a person who genuinely enjoys interacting and participating with children, and engaging with them to provide an experience that is fun.

We offer a positive, supportive, team-based work environment with an emphasis on collaboration. If you have a positive, can-do attitude and a keen sense of humour, you will fit right in.
Skill Requirements: • Must be at least 15 years of age and have basic swimming and skating skills;
• Possess C.P.R. Level ‘C’ Emergency First Aid Certification and be knowledgeable in standard first aid techniques;
• Good communication and public relations skills, with the ability to effectively deal with children who exhibit challenging behavior, and to use tact and courtesy in dealing with customers;
• Bronze Cross certification in swimming is preferable.
Salary: The start rate for this part-time Union position is $13.85 per hour plus 10.6% in lieu of benefits, and upon successful completion of the required probationary period the wage will increase to $14.99 per hour plus either 10.6% in lieu of benefits, or if eligible, participation in the benefit program. The Recreation Assistant must be available for shifts from up to four (4) hours to eight (8) hours inclusive of evenings, weekends and some holidays.
Additional Information: If this opportunity excites you, and you want to contribute to a positive work environment, we want to hear from you. Please submit your resume, along with a cover letter, indicating how you meet the qualifications. Please quote Competition #2020-07 and send, in confidence, by 4:30 p.m. on February 14, 2020 to: or mail to:

Human Resources Department
Fraser Valley Regional District
45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC V2P 1N6

While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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Address: 45950 Cheam Avenue
Chilliwack, BC
V2P 1N6
Opening Date: January 14, 2020 08:30 AM
Closing Date: February 14, 2020 04:30 PM