Employment

Teamwork and an enterprising spirit are behind the delivery of services at Recreation Oak Bay

Applications for employment are accepted for job postings that are advertised on this website and the Job Postings Board at Oak Bay Recreation Centre, 1975 Bee Street.

Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their application form and/or resume are received in Human Resources by 4pm on the job posting closing date, and to indicate how they meet the stated requirements. Be sure to include a telephone number and email address where you can be contacted. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Thank-you for your interest in employment at Recreation Oak Bay!

Four Ways to Apply

  1. Mail or drop off applications to:
    Job Application Drop Box, Recreation Oak Bay,
    1975 Bee Street, Victoria BC, V8R 5E6
  2. Fax application with resume to: 250-370-7127
  3. To submit application form: download the Fill-able Employment Application Form [PDF - 302 KB] , save the form locally to your computer and complete electronically (please note that you need the latest version of Adobe Reader to complete the form on your computer. Fill-able forms do not work in Firefox or Chrome - please use another browser such as Safari, or Internet Explorer).
  4. Email with application to: recreationjobs@oakbay.ca. Subject line in email must quote the Posting Number and Job Title.

NOTE: All application submissions MUST quote the Posting Number and the Job Title.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

Recreation Oak Bay… A Fun Place to Be, A Great Place to Work!

Current Job Opportunities - these are all Union positions

Full-Time:

Posting Closes:

Status:

2019-53 Head Cook Closed Closed
2019-52 Maintenance Lead Hand - Day Shift Closed Closed

Part-Time:

Posting Closes:

Status:

No positions available at this time    

Auxiliary:

Posting Closes:

Status:

2019-15A Maintenance Person(s) Until suitable applicants are found Open
2019-65A Program Attendant/Driver - Licensed Care Until suitable applicant found Open
2019-71 Program Attendant - Licensed Care 4pm, Friday August 30 Open
2019-66A Program Attendants - Licensed Care Until suitable applicants are found Open
2019-61A Team Leader - Cook Until suitable applicants are found Open
2019-59 Cook Closed Closed
2019-69 Community Recreation - Program Attendants Closed Closed
2019-57 Instructors - Ice Skating/Hockey Closed Closed
2019-63 Lounge Host I - Sports View Deli Bar and Grill Closed Closed
2019-60 Lounge Host II - Sports View Deli Bar and Grill Closed Closed
2019-56 Program Attendants & Instructors Closed Closed
2019-58 Program Attendants - Ice Skating and/or Duffer Hockey Closed Closed
2019-68 Program Team Leaders - Licensed Care Closed Closed
2019-62 Team Leader - Lounge Closed Closed
2019-70 Water Safety Instructor Closed Closed

Maintenance Person(s)

Auxiliary 

Posting no. 2019-15A

We invite applications from qualified candidates for maintenance auxiliary hours involving janitorial, custodial and preventative building and equipment maintenance work performed in an Oak Bay Parks, Recreation & Culture Department Facility.  The auxiliary Facility Maintenance Person, under the direction of the facility’s supervisor, will carry out maintenance functions including pool heating and filtration system maintenance without close supervision.

Responsibilities: 

  • Responsible for the overall cleanliness of the assigned area during a shift;

  • Vacuuming, mopping and sweeping as required;

  • Cleaning washrooms and change room areas;

  • Set up rooms as per schedule;

  • Performs routine minor maintenance of equipment, pool chemistry, data readings, as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Sound working knowledge and experience with building maintenance and cleaning routines;

  • Good knowledge of the operation and maintenance of equipment;

  • Proven initiative and ability to work without close supervision;

  • Current CPR-C;

  • Provision of a current Police or RCMP Criminal Record check.

Hours:

  • Day, afternoon and night shifts, based on operational requirements, up to 20 hours per week.

Rate:

  • $20.66 - $20.96 per hour + $2.89 - $2.93 per hour in lieu of benefits 

  • $28.34 per hour + $3.97 per hour in lieu of benefits (with Refrigeration Operator and Pool Operator 1 & 2 certification)

 

Program Attendant/Driver - Licensed Care

After School Care Program

September 2019 - June 2020

Auxiliary

Posting no. 2019-65A

We are seeking Program Attendants with Class 4 B.C. Drivers Licenses for our Licensed After School Care Program for children kindergarten to grade 5. Under the direction of the Program Team Leader, Attendants will assist in the planning and implementation of a creative and stimulating program.

Responsibilities:

  • Works cooperatively with co-workers to ensure that program goals are met;

  • Ensures program areas and supplies are kept neat and tidy;

  • Helps to plan and implement daily activities;

  • Follows policies and procedures for licensed care programs;

  • Liaises with children and parents;

  • Responsible for leading children in planned activities which may include sports, games, crafts, swimming and field trips for school aged children;

  • Responsible for driving the bus on out trips.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be a minimum of 19 years of age;

  • Must meet VIHA licensing requirements, including a Solicitor General criminal record check, current Emergency First Aid and CPR-C certifications and 20 hours of related training or education;

  • Ability to work as an effective team member;

  • Ability to work with a flexible schedule;

  • Provision of a current Police or RCMP Criminal Record check;

  • Current unrestricted Class 4 B.C. Drivers License.

Locations:       

  • Neighbourhood Learning Centre/Henderson Recreation Centre

Rate:               

  • Attendant rate: $16.19 per hour plus $2.27 per hour in lieu of benefits

  • Driving rate: $18.00 per hour plus $2.52 per hour in lieu of benefits (this rate paid while driving the bus)

Hours:            

  • As required up to 15 hours per week.

  • Program hours are Monday to Friday: 2:30-5:30 pm.

  • Hours may vary according to school pick up times, school breaks, and enrollment.

 

Program Attendant - Licensed Care

Paddington Station

Auxiliary

Posting no. 2019-71

Applications are invited for an on-call auxiliary position at our Paddington Station Day Care.

The successful candidate will have the energy and enthusiasm to provide varied and enjoyable activities, combined with the ability to work with the children, parents and staff in a friendly and effective manner. Duties include set up and clean up, guiding children and assisting in the program, which may include circle and art time as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Possess a license to practice as an Early Childhood Educator, or an Early Childhood Educator Assistant in British Columbia;

  • Ability to work as an effective team member;

  • Ability to work with a flexible schedule;

  • Must meet Vancouver Island Health Authority licensing requirements for Criminal Record check, Doctor’s note and current First Aid and CPR;

  • Provision of a current Police or RCMP Criminal Record check.

Hours:

  • This is an on-call position to cover for vacation and sick relief.

  • The hours of operation at Paddington Station are Monday to Friday from 7:30am-5:30pm

Rate:

  • $16.19 per hour + $2.27 per hour in lieu of benefits

 

Program Attendants - Licensed Care

After School Care Program

September 2019 - June 2020

Auxiliary

Posting no. 2019-66A

We are seeking Program Attendants for our Licensed After School Care Program for children kindergarten to grade 5. Under the direction of the Program Team Leader, Attendants will assist in the planning and implementation of a creative and stimulating program.

Responsibilities:

  • Works cooperatively with co-workers to ensure that program goals are met;

  • Ensures program areas and supplies are kept neat and tidy;

  • Helps to plan and implement daily activities;

  • Follows policies and procedures for licensed care programs;

  • Liaises with children and parents;

  • Responsible for leading children in planned activities which may include sports, games, crafts, swimming and field trips for school aged children.

Qualifications:

  • Applicants must be a minimum of 19 years of age;

  • Must meet VIHA licensing requirements, including a Solicitor General criminal record check, current Emergency First Aid and CPR-C certifications and 20 hours of related training or education;

  • Ability to work as an effective team member;

  • Ability to work with a flexible schedule;

  • Provision of a current Police or RCMP Criminal Record check.

Location:         

  • Neighbourhood Learning Centre and Henderson Centre

Hours:

  • As required up to 15 hours per week.

  • Program hours are Monday to Friday: 2:30-5:30 pm.

  • Hours may vary according to school pick up times, school breaks, and enrollment.

Rate:               

  • $16.19 per hour plus $2.27 per hour in lieu of benefits

 

Team Leader - Cook

Sports View Deli Bar and Grill

Oak Bay Recreation Centre

Auxiliary

Posting no. 2019-61A

This work is under the direction of the Lounge Supervisor to ensure safe operation and smooth organization of the kitchen.  The position is responsible for menu planning, maintaining supplies, preparing and presenting nutritional and tasty meals, soups and sandwiches and supervising auxiliary kitchen staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Plans and prepares daily menu items as ordered by patrons;

  • Assists in training and supervising auxiliary kitchen staff;

  • Ensuring the facility is properly stocked by ordering food supplies and assisting with inventory;

  • Adheres to all safety standards for the protection of public;

  • Ensures cooking and service area are kept clean at all times;

  • Maintains the necessary kitchen equipment and notifies supervisor of any, repairs, etc;

  • Cleans bus trays, dish trays, pots and pans, and washes dishes as necessary to maintain continuity of service in food areas as necessary;

  • Assists in food planning and preparation for special events.

Qualifications:

  • Cooking experience in a similar environment;

  • Successful completion of a recognized provincial food services program, or equivalent industry experience and training;

  • Food Safe Level 1;

  • Emergency First Aid & CPR C;

  • Provision of a current Police or RCMP Criminal Record check.

Hours:

  • Monday to Sunday, various shifts between 7am–10pm up to a maximum of 30 hours per week.

Rate: 

  • $20.86 per hour + $2.92 per hour in lieu of benefits

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