Assistant Program Coordinator (Gleneagles)

(Permanent, Part-Time – 0.8)

Located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations, West Vancouver is a vibrant community on the North Shore and home to parks, beaches, and to sports, recreation and arts amenities. We are seeking employees with a passion for public service who share our commitment to creating a complete, inclusive and livable community. Our dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that enhance the well-being of our community.
 
The West Vancouver Community Services Department has an immediate opening for a permanent, part-time Assistant Program Coordinator at Gleneagles Community Centre. Reporting to the Recreation Supervisor, this position will assist in:

  • The planning, promotion, implementation and evaluation of recreation programs and services at the community centre and in the community for all ages in a team-oriented atmosphere;
  • participating with Community Services Department teams on a variety of topical initiatives;
  • planning, promotion, implementation and evaluation of community special events;
  • providing leadership, training and supervision for instructors and program leaders;
  • monitoring special areas as required to ensure that safe practices and rules are followed;
  • liaising with community groups and service providers;
  • instructing specialized programs;
  • performing other related duties as required.

 
The preferred candidate will possess: knowledge of rules, regulations, supplies, equipment and facilities required for various community recreation activities; working knowledge of programs including ActiveNet, MS Office Suite, ePACT and Better Impact; the ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of staff and volunteers. They will also have a demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff members and the public; knowledge of leadership and techniques of instruction; excellent customer service delivery and problem-solving ability; strong written and verbal communication skills. A valid Class 4 BC driver’s licence is desired.
 
The successful candidate has completed post secondary education in Recreation, Leadership, Social Sciences, or Kinesiology, supplemented by some experience in recreation work, or an equivalent combination of education or experience. A valid Class 5 BC unrestricted driver’s licence is required.
 
The successful candidate is required to supply a police information check. This posting does not list all the duties of the position, nor does it fully detail the required skills, knowledge and abilities, licences and certificates required of candidates. For details please refer to the Class Specification which is available for inspection in the Human Resources Department or on WestNet.

Position Status:
WVMEA (Union) – Permanent, Part-Time

Hours of Work:
28 hours per week (hours and days of work may vary)

Starting Rate of Pay:
$29.12 per hour.
This position has a pay structure with five steps which increases based on the number of hours worked.

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. on Tuesday August 3, 2021

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at westvancouver.ca/careers to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.



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