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] to complete electronically. Save the form locally to your computer and email with application to: recreationjobs@oakbay.ca. 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.

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:

Facility Maintenance Person - Night Shift Closed Closed
Manager, Administration Services Closed Closed
Parks Equipment Operator 1 - Temporary Closed Closed
Secretary I - Administrative Clerk Closed Closed

Auxiliary:

Posting Closes:

Status:

Aquatic Team Leader - Instructors 4pm, Tuesday October 24 Open
Aquatic Team Leader - Lifeguard 4pm, Tuesday October 24 Open
Cook Until suitable applicant found Open
Program Attendants - Licensed Care (After School Care Program) Until suitable applicants found Open
Program Attendants - Licensed Care (NLC/HRC Afterschool Care Program) Until suitable applicant found Open
Program Attendant - Licensed Care (Paddington Station) Until suitable applicant found Open
Tennis Instructor/Attendant Until suitable applicant found Open
Water Safety Instructor Trainer 4pm, Friday October 20 Open
Cash Clerk Closed Closed
Community Recreation - Program Attendants Closed Closed
Fitness Studio Attendants Closed Closed
Group Fitness Instructors Closed Closed
Ice Skating and/or Duffer Hockey Program Attendants Closed Closed
Ice Skating Instructors Closed Closed
Lounge Host I - Monterey Recreation Centre Closed Closed
Lounge Host II Closed Closed
Lounge Supervisor Closed Closed
Maintenance Person(s) - Nightshift Closed Closed
Program Attendant - Licensed Care Support Worker Closed Closed
Team Leader - Birthday Parties Closed Closed

Aquatics Team Leader - Instructors

Oak Bay Recreation Centre

Recreation Oak Bay is looking for dedicated and energetic individuals with supervisory ability to take on the role of Aquatics Instructor Team Leader. Working under the direction of the Coordinator and Programmers, this position is responsible for the safe and smooth operation of various swim sessions, the aquatic facility and surrounding areas, and providing interesting programs and activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Acts as liaison between pool staff and Coordinator/Programmers;

  • Ensures that staff and sessions begin and end on schedule;

  • Ensures the upkeep of the facility;

  • Prepares special projects and maintains budgets and supply levels, as requested;

  • Assists in maintaining a quality aquatic environment for all patrons;

  • Assists in motivating staff;

  • Supervises, liaises with and evaluates staff

  • Prepares and maintains records, as required;

  • Supervise large numbers of patrons in the pool area.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to supervise a team of Water Safety Instructors;

  • Ability to plan and run activities and theme days in the pool during public swim lessons;

  • Ability to address feedback from patrons and program participants;

  • Current Red Cross Water Safety Instructor award and NL Pool Option award;

  • CPR-C and AED to be renewed every 12 months;

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

Hours:

  • Varied.                                                                                                          

Rate:              

  • $20.06 per hour + $2.81 per hour in lieu of benefits (2016 rates)

 

Aquatics Team Leader - Lifeguard

Oak Bay Recreation Centre

Recreation Oak Bay is looking for dedicated and energetic individuals with supervisory ability to take on the role of Team Leader. Working under the direction of the Coordinator and Programmers, this position is responsible for the safe and smooth operation the aquatic facility and surrounding areas, and providing interesting programs and activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Acts as liaison between pool staff and Coordinator/Programmers;

  • Ensures that staff and sessions begin and end on schedule;

  • Ensures the upkeep of the facility;

  • Prepares special projects and maintains budgets and supply levels, as requested;

  • Assists in maintaining a quality aquatic environment for all patrons;

  • Assists in motivating staff;

  • Supervises, liaises with and evaluates staff

  • Prepares and maintains records, as required;

  • Supervise large numbers of patrons in the pool area.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to supervise a team of Lifeguards;

  • Ability to plan and run activities and theme days in the pool during public swim lessons;

  • Ability to address feedback from patrons and program participants;

  • Current NL Pool Option award;

  • CPR-C and AED to be renewed every 12 months;

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

Hours:

  • Varied.                                                                                                  

Rate:              

  • $19.75 per hour + $2.77 per hour in lieu of benefits (2016 rates)

 

Cook

Sports View Deli Bar and Grill

Oak Bay Recreation Centre

This work is under the direction of the Lounge Supervisor in menu planning, organizing the kitchen, maintaining supplies, preparing and presenting nutritional and tasty meals, soups and sandwiches. 

Responsibilities:

  • Prepares daily menu items as ordered by patrons or Supervisor;

  • Prepares and presents food in a pleasing manner;

  • 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 supplies and equipment and notifies supervisor of any shortages, 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;

  • Carves meats, portions food on plates to fill individual orders and buffets.

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;

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

Hours:  

  • Monday to Sunday, various shifts between 7am–10pm up to a maximum of 25 hours per week.  

Rate:     

  • $15.07 per hour + $2.11 per hour in lieu of benefits (2016 rates)

 

​​Program Attendants - Licensed Care

After School Care Program

September 2017 - June 2018

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;

  • Current Class 4 Driver’s License and Drivers Abstract;

  • Must meet VIHA licensing requirements, including for Solicitor General criminal record check, current Emergency First Aid and CPR-C certifications, 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 10 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 enrolment.

Rate:                          

  • $15.33 per hour plus $2.15 per hour in lieu of benefits (2016 rates)

 

Program Attendant - Licensed Care

Neighbourhood Learning Centre and Henderson After School Care Program

Applications are being accepted for an auxiliary position at the Licensed After School Care Program to provide support to a child/children attending the program.

The successful candidate will have the energy and enthusiasm to provide varied and enjoyable activities, combined with the ability to provide integrated support and work one-on-one with the child, parents and staff in a friendly and effective manner. Duties include: guiding the child and assisting in the program, which may include assisting in completing necessary written documentation of the child’s progress.

Qualifications:

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

  • 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, current Emergency First Aid and CPR C, and 20 hours related training or education;

  • Experience working with children 5-12 years of age;

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

Hours: 

  • Monday to Friday: 2:30 pm – 5:15 pm (13.75 hrs per week)

Rate:  

  • $15.33 per hour plus $2.15 per hour in lieu of benefits (2016 rates)

Please Note: This is a temporary position only for the duration of the child attending the program and the partnership with Queen Alexandra Foundation.

 

Program Attendant - Licensed Care

Paddington Station

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.

Requirements:

  • 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..

  • Paddington Station hours  are Monday & Friday: 7:30am-5:30pm.

Rate:

  • $15.33 per hour + $2.15 per hour in lieu of benefits.

 

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.

 

Water Safety Instructor Trainer

Responsible for preparing and teaching the Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Development Program and Water Safety Instructor Recertification clinics.

Responsibilities:

  • Safety supervision of class at all times;

  • Continuous evaluation of participants throughout the course;

  • Utilizing a variety of teaching methods

  • Incorporating fun and creativity into wet and dry session lesson planning;

  • Completion of course preparation and administrative tasks in a timely manner.

Qualifications:

  • Current WSI-Trainer certification;

  • Current Emergency First Aid certificate, or equivalent;

  • Current CPR-C certificate dated within one year;

  • Provision of a current Police or RCMP Criminal Record check dated within one year

Hours: 

  • Varied

Rate:  

  • $18.83 -$19.75 per hour plus $2.64 to $2.77 per hour in lieu of benefits (January 1, 2016 rates)