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. Email application with resume to: recreationjobs@oakbay.ca
  4. Download the Fill-able Employment Application Form [PDF - 302 KB] to complete electronically and submit by email. Please note that this PDF file can be filled out online through a web browser that is enabled with the latest version of Adobe Reader. Fill-able forms do not work in Firefox or Chrome - please use another browser such as Safari, or Internet Explorer.

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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

Current Job Opportunities

Full-Time

Posting Closes:

Status:

Supervisor - Reception Services (Temporary) Closed Closed

Auxiliary:

Posting Closes:

Status:

Aqua Fit Instructors Until suitable applicants found Open
Instructor - Golf Closed Closed
Instructor - Natural Wonders Preschool Program Until suitable applicant found Open
Instructors - Ice Skating 4pm, Wednesday May 24 Open
Maintenance Person(s) 4pm, Wednesday May 31 Open
Program Attendants - Ice Skating/Duffer Hockey 4pm, Wednesday May 24 Open
Program Attendants - Youth & Sports Birthday Parties 4pm, Wednesday May 24 Open
Receptionists Closed Closed
Tennis Instructor/Attendant Until suitable applicant found Open
Golf Instructor Closed Closed
     

Aqua Fit Instructors

We are looking for energetic, outgoing instructors to teach Aqua Fitness programs to our adult participants. Instructors are responsible for conducting a variety of fun and creative Aqua Fitness programs, while ensuring the safety of participants at all times.

Requirements:

  • Current BCRPA recognized Aquatic Fitness Instructor certification (CALA, YMCA or BCPRA); or Water Art;
  • Basic Rescuer CPR (CPR C) not more than 24 months old;
  • Current Emergency First Aid; or NLS award; or Standard First Aid;
  • Ability to incorporate fun, creativity and variety into Aqua Fitness classes;
  • Ability to teach safe, fun and well organized Aqua Fitness classes;
  • Ability to teach adults and seniors;
  • Ability to teach deep water Aqua Fit and at least one of: Shallow Water, 50 & Better, Water Works, or Pre/Post-Natal;
  • Provision of a current Police or RCMP Criminal Record check.

Hours:

  • Wednesdays: 6:30-7:30pm; on-call as required.

Rates:

  • $21.49-$27.32 per hour plus $2.95-$3.75 per hour in lieu of benefits.

Instructor - Golf

Henderson Recreation Centre

The Instructor will be responsible for lesson planning, organizing and instructing golf lessons. This position will instruct lessons for adults, teens and children. The Instructor should have a well rounded background and will be responsible for teaching materials under the guidance of the Community Recreation Coordinator.

Qualifications:

  • A strong background in golf;
  • Experience teaching a variety of ages;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Ability to interact with patrons in a warm, friendly manner;
  • Be able to create a fun learning environment;
  • NCCP Level-1 or equivalent golf coaching certification;
  • Current CPR-C and Emergency First Aid;
  • Provision of a current Police or RCMP Criminal Record check.

Hours:

  • Daytime, evening and weekend hours available to a maximum of 25 hours per week
  • Subject to registration April to October 2017

Rate:

  • $18.83 – $19.75 + $2.64 - $2.77 per hour in lieu of benefits (2016 rates)

Instructor - Natural Wonders Preschool Program

1 Position

This is a recreation position for an Instructor in our licensed Natural Wonders Preschool program. Under the direction of the Community Recreation Programmer, the Instructor will plan, prepare and implement a creative, stimulating, outdoor preschool program for children ages 3-5 years.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, supervise and lead a 10 month outdoor nature preschool program for up to 13 children;
  • Supervise staff, ECE students and support workers;
  • Plan and implement a daily schedule of outdoor nature themed activities suitable for children  3-5 years of age;
  • Work within Community Care Facilities Licensing Board regulations;
  • Prepare detailed monthly calendars/newsletters for parents;
  • Adhere to all safety standards;
  • Ensure program areas are kept clean and well-maintained at all times;
  • Provide written and verbal communication and feedback to parents, staff and public in a warm and friendly manner.

Qualifications:

  • Applicant must be a minimum of 19 years of age;
  • Early Childhood Educator (ECE) Certificate from a recognized post-secondary institute (and licensed to practice in BC);
  • Must meet VIHA licensing requirements to work with the relevant age group;
  • Current Class 4 Unrestricted BC Driver’s Licence and Driver’s Abstract;
  • CPR C and Emergency First Aid;
  • Experience instructing pre-schoolers in a child care/recreational environment;
  • Provision of a current Police or RCMP Criminal Record check;
  • Suitable applicant must  have a knowledge of nature and understanding of the principles of Nature preschools.

Hours:  

  • 8:30 am – 12:00 pm Tuesday and Thursday (Seasonal: September 2016 – June 2017)

Rate:   

  • $18.83 - $19.75 per hour + $2.64-$2.77 per hour in lieu of benefits.
  • Rates are 2016 pay rates. 2017 rates are pending contract ratification.

Instructors – Ice Skating

Oak Bay Recreation Centre

July 10, 2017 – August 25, 2017

We invite warm, energetic and committed individuals to apply for Ice Skating Instructor positions.

Responsibilities:

  • Instructing children and adults of all ages and abilities to skate;
  • Working cohesively with other instructors in group settings;
  • Creating and following lesson plans and program schedules;
  • Establishing a friendly, safe atmosphere for all visitors to the Recreation Centre.

Qualifications:

  • Experience with figure skating, ice skating, or hockey;
  • Experience teaching skating to children and adults;
  • Strong, confident skating and/or hockey skills;
  • Current CPR-C and  Emergency First Aid certification;
  • Provision of a current police or RCMP Criminal Record check.

Hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 4:15pm - 5:15pm
  • Saturday: 9:00am – 12:00pm

*Hours may vary to meet operational requirements

Rate:              

  • $18.83 - $19.75 per hour plus $2.64 - $2.77 per hour in lieu of benefits (2016 rates)

Program Attendants – Ice Skating and/or Duffer Hockey

Oak Bay Recreation Centre

We invite warm, energetic, and committed individuals to apply for program attendant positions for Duffer Hockey sessions.

Responsibilities:

  • Establishing a friendly, safe atmosphere for all visitors to the Recreation Centre;
  • Maintaining a clean and functional work area;
  • Handing out skates and helmets to patrons;
  • Supervising the ice surface during public skates, and/or drop-in hockey programs.

Qualifications:

  • Strong skating and ice hockey ability;
  • Strong customer service skills;
  • Current CPR-C and Emergency First Aid certification;
  • Provision of a current Police or RCMP Criminal Record Check.

Hours:           

  • Tuesday: 9:30pm – 11:30pm
  • Saturday: 3:00pm – 7:00pm

*Additional hours will vary as required

Rate:  

  • $12.81 per hour plus $1.79 per hour in lieu of benefits (2016 rates)

Program Attendants

Youth & Sports Birthday Parties

Applications are invited for Program Attendants for a variety of birthday parties. Program Attendants will liaise with parents and youth for themed activities and sports while ensuring a safe and enjoyable atmosphere for patrons. A warm friendly rapport with youth, parents, and staff, plus energy and enthusiasm to ensure varied and enjoyable programs are essential for these positions. Attendants will also be responsible with the set up, take down, and cleaning of the equipment.

Birthday parties are offered at the Youth Centre and Indoor Sports Field, for children 6 years old and up.

Responsibilities:

  • Actively participate and facilitate pre-planned activities for a variety of age groups;
  • Liaise with children, parents and staff in a warm and friendly manner;
  • Assist with set up and clean up for parties and programs.

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with children;
  • Current  Emergency First Aid and CPR-C;
  • Provision of current police or RCMP Criminal Record check;
  • Ability to work as an effective team member;
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.

Hours:            

  • Various shifts, including weekends, as required.

Rate:              

  • $12.81 per hour plus $1.79 per hour in lieu of benefits (2016 rates).

Maintenance Person(s)

Oak Bay Recreation Centres & Neighbourhood Learning Centre

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:

  • $19.56 - $19.85 per hour + $2.73 - $2.78 per hour in lieu of benefits

    $26.84 per hour + $3.76 per hour in lieu of benefits (with Refrigeration Operator and Pool Operator 1 & 2 certification)


Tennis Instructor/Attendant

Recreation Oak Bay has immediate openings for enthusiastic Tennis Instructors and Attendants for various lessons at both adult and junior levels. Working under the Tennis Program Supervisor, the successful applicant will be responsible for the enjoyment and satisfaction of all participants.

Requirements:

  • Tennis Canada, minimum Instructor level certification;
  • Previous teaching experience required;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Must be comfortable teaching both adults and juniors;
  • Emergency First Aid and current CPR-C certification;
  • Provision of a current police or RCMP Criminal Record check

Hours:           

  • Various hours as required up to 25 hours per week, working with adults as well as juniors ages 5-11 years.

Rate:  

  • Instructor: $18.83 to $19.75 per hour + $2.64 to $2.77 per hour in lieu of benefits.
  • Attendant: $12.81 per hour + $1.79 in lieu of benefits.