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Recreation Programmer - Health and Fitness - Regular Full-time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

March 6, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 18-U029 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Recreation Programs and Services
Job Description:
Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 123,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty. A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Recreation Programmer – Health and Fitness to join our team of professionals in the Parks and Recreation Division; Recreation Programs and Services Department.

Reporting to the Community Recreation Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating the planning, organization, implementation and promotion of a wide variety of programs as well as assisting in preparing program budgets for review and approval, and assisting in the recruitment and hiring of program staff. You will have a sound knowledge of the principles, philosophy, objectives and administration of recreation programs and events with a particular emphasis on fitness, weight room, health and wellness areas; and knowledge of programming requirements, standards and leadership methods and teaching techniques pertaining to the assigned programs.

Your education includes university graduation in Physical Education or Kinesiology supplemented by courses in weight training and fitness and several years’ experience including supervisory experience. Superior customer service skills are vital as you are the working with the public, with staff and with external agencies. Experience in a municipal environment , a degree in Kinesiology and experience working directly with clients; background in physical rehabilitation, (water and/or land); experience with program development for all ages; Class software experience; High 5 certification; Physical Literacy training; Fundamental Movement Skills; and Supervisor of fitness leaders designation, are preferred.

This position is defined by the Township of Langley as a position of trust (Child Safety). The successful candidate(s) will be required to have a police information check as a condition of employment (Note - Not required as part of the application process, however will be required upon consideration for employment).

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered. Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:

Fitness Instructor Certificate
Emergency First Aid and CPR
BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $30.37 - $35.74 per hour (5 steps, 2018 rates), plus benefits. The hours of work are Monday 1:00pm – 10:00pm, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9:00am – 6:00pm, and Sunday 8:00am – 5:00pm; non-standard hours and/or non-standard work week.

If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Tuesday, March 6, 2018.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Web Address:
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: February 20, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: March 6, 2018 04:30 PM