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:

Aquatic Programmer Closed Closed
Facility Maintenance Person - Night Shift Closed Closed
Fitness Programmer Closed Closed
Secretary I - Administrative Clerk Closed Closed

Auxiliary:

Posting Closes:

Status:

Cook 4pm, Friday August 18 Open
Fitness Studio Attendants 4pm, Friday August 25 Open
Group Fitness Instructors 4pm, Friday August 25 Open
Ice Skating and/or Duffer Hockey Program Attendants Until suitable applicants found Open
Ice Skating Instructors Until suitable applicants found Open
Lounge Host II 4pm, Friday August 18 Open
Maintenance Person(s) - Nightshift Until suitable applicant found Open
Tennis Instructor/Attendant Until suitable applicant found Open
Drop-in Sports Attendants Closed Closed
Instructor - Pickleball Closed Closed
Lounge Supervisor Closed Closed
Maintenance Custodian - Henderson Recreation Centre Closed Closed
Maintenance Custodian - Monterey Recreation Centre Closed Closed
Program Attendants - Community Recreation Closed Closed
Program Attendant - Licensed Care Closed Closed
Program Attendant - Licensed Care Support Worker Closed Closed
Program Attendant - Playtime Closed Closed
Program Attendants - Youth & Sports Birthday Parties Closed Closed
Program Team Leader - Before School Program Closed Closed
Receptionists Closed Closed
Water Safety Instructor Closed Closed
Youth Centre Attendant Closed Closed

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)


Fitness Studio Attendants

Henderson and Oak Bay Recreation Centre

Studio Attendants are responsible for monitoring patrons using the fitness centre, and maintaining a safe environment at Recreation Oak Bay.  Responsibilities include assisting and answering patron’s questions, and cleaning equipment. 

Qualifications:

  • Previous fitness experience in a similar environment;

  • Must be a Registered BCRPA Fitness Leader in weight training or equivalent;

  • Customer service and public relations experience;

  • Current CPR ‘C’  and Emergency First Aid;

  • Provision of a Police or RCMP Criminal Record Check.

Rate:

  • $17.04 per hour + $2.38 per hour in lieu of benefits

Hours:            

  • Various evenings and weekend shifts as required.    


Group Fitness Instructors

Oak Bay & Henderson Recreation Centres

Instructors are responsible for delivering high quality group exercise classes that meet the needs of our patrons at Recreation Oak Bay. Responsibilities include: lesson planning, organizing, maintaining a safe environment, and instructing fitness classes.                                                      

Qualifications:

  • Previous fitness experience in a similar environment;

  • Customer service and public relations experience;

  • Must be a registered BCRPA Fitness Leader in group fitness, weight training or equivalent;

  • Current CPR-C  and Emergency First Aid;

  • Indoor cycling applicants require Indoor Cycling certification;

  • Provision of a Police or RCMP Criminal Record check.

Hours:  

  • Various hours depending on class times.   

Instructing hours are dependent on registration. Additional shifts as required and may include weekdays, evenings, and weekends up to a maximum of 25 hours per week.

Rates:   

  • $21.50-$27.32 per hour plus $3.01-$3.82 per hour in lieu of benefits (2016 rates)


Ice Skating and/or Duffer Hockey Program Attendants

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: Monday/Wednesday/Friday:  8:15 - 10:30am

  • Tuesday/Thursday:                 8:15 - 10am

  • Tuesday/Thursday/Friday:       11:30am - 1:30pm

  • *Additional hours will vary as required

Rate:  

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


Ice Skating Instructors

Oak Bay Recreation Centre

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: 3:15 - 5:45pm;

  • Wednesday: 10:30 - 11:30am;

  • Saturday: 9-10:30am;

*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)


Lounge Host II

Sports View Deli Bar and Grill

Oak Bay Recreation Centre

We are looking for high energy, enthusiastic, customer service-driven applicants to work in Oak Bay Recreation Centre’s food service area. The Lounge Host II reports to the Lounge Supervisor and is responsible for the enforcement of age restrictions and the maintenance and controls of an orderly facility. 

Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a point of contact for food and beverage sales;

  • Maintains the cleanliness and tidiness of the public area at all times, clearing tables, removing and washing dishes, wiping tabletops and other surfaces and restocking food and beverage display areas as needed;

  • Assists customers in a warm and friendly manner, answering questions about menu choices;

  • Handles money and payments for services in an efficient and business-like manner;

  • Operates a POS station and all other equipment associated with food facilities;

  • Adheres to all safety standards and regulations for the benefit of patrons;

  • Maintains records pertaining to bar stock.

Qualifications:

  • Previous bartending experience;

  • Previous experience in a restaurant or similar food service facility;

  • POS experience;

  • Food Safe Level 1;

  • Serving It Right certification;

  • 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:              

  • $14.29 per hour + $2 per hour in lieu of benefits (2016 rates)


Maintenance Person(s) - Nightshift

Oak Bay Recreation 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:  

  • Night shifts: 10pm–8am (10 hours shifts), based on operational requirements, up to 20 hrs per week.

Rate:  

  • $19.85 per hour + $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.