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:

Secretary I - Administrative Clerk Closed Closed
Sports Coordinator Closed Closed
Sports Programmer Closed Closed

Part-Time:

   
Receptionist - Temporary Closed Closed

Contract:

   
Take Heart Program Deliverer Closed Closed

Auxiliary:

Posting Closes:

Status:

Aqua Fit Instructors Until suitable applicants found Open
Cook Until suitable applicant found Open
Instructor - Natural Wonders Preschool Program Until suitable applicant found Open
Tennis Instructor/Attendant Until suitable applicant found Open
Water Safety Instructor 4pm, Friday May 5 Open
Active Rehabilitation Specialist Closed Closed
Birthday Party & Kindergym Attendants Closed Closed
Day Trip Attendant/Coach Driver Closed Closed
Golf Instructor Closed Closed
Golf Program Attendatns Closed Closed
Group Fitness Instructors Closed Closed
Lounge Host II Closed Closed
Parks Labourers Closed Closed
Program Attendant - Licensed Care Closed Closed
Program Attendants - Softball Closed Closed
Summer 2017 Job Opportunities Closed Closed
Summer Camp Receptionist 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.

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.  The term is from the beginning of April until May 26th, 2017.

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:  

  • Saturday & Sunday 3-7pm; Monday & Tuesday 4-8pm - April to May 26th 2017
  • Additional various shifts as required up to a maximum of 25 hours per week:  

Rate:        

  • $15.07 per hour + $2.11 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 of Pay:   

  • $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.

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

Oak Bay Recreation Centre

Responsible for the preparation and teaching of the Canadian Red Cross Preschool, Swim Kids and Adult swim programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Safety supervision of class at all times;
  • Continuous evaluation of participants throughout lesson set;
  • Utilize a variety of teaching methods and incorporate fun and creativity into lessons;
  • Completion of administration in a timely manner.

Qualifications:

  • Current WSI;
  • Current Emergency First Aid certificate, or equivalent;
  • Current CPR-C dated within one year;
  • Provision of a current Police or RCMP Criminal Record check.

Hours: 

  • Hours varied.

Rate:   

  • $18.83-$19.75 per hour, plus $2.64 to $2.77 per hour in lieu of benefits.