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Recreation Programmer (Aquatics/Fitness)
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

July 8, 2019
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 19-U092 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Recreation Programs and Services Department
Job Description: Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to over 128,000 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 (Aquatics/Fitness) to join our team of professionals in the Parks and Recreation Division; Recreation Programs and Services Department.

Reporting to the Community Recreation Manager, in this unionized position you will be directly responsible for the day-to-day planning, coordinating and scheduling of recreation and fitness activities for the Township of Langley. Team work, initiative and a strong background in all types of recreation programming, including managing Fitness centres, working with community groups, volunteers, and participants of all ages are essential. Duties will also include organizing and coordinating special events, scheduling and evaluating staff and facility supervision. Candidates must also be prepared to conduct training sessions for staff and ensure equipment maintenance schedules are consistently maintained.

Your education includes university graduation in recreation or a related discipline or completion of a certificate program in community recreation, or a related discipline at a recognized institution supplemented by courses related to the area of assignment, and several years’ experience including experience in the area of assignment. You will have sound knowledge of the principles, philosophy, objectives and the means to develop and administer recreation and fitness programs and events with a particular emphasis on program areas assigned. You will have knowledge of social, cultural and recreational needs and interests of target groups assigned and methods of determining those needs. The successful candidate will have sound knowledge of the programming requirements, standards and leadership methods and teaching techniques in one or more of the following areas: amateur sports, physical fitness, arts and crafts, aquatics, arenas, social and cultural, ethnic, for all ages and abilities. Group Fitness Certification and experience with programming recreation, fitness, or related, and experience with public recreation are considered assets.

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:
• Standard First Aid and CPR with AED Certification
• Canadian Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification
• National Lifeguard Service Award
• 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 rate of pay for this CUPE position is $30.98 - $36.45 per hour (5 steps, 2019 rates) plus benefits. The hours of work are Tuesday to Saturday, 40 hours per week; 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, July 8, 2019.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Address: Township of Langley
4th Floor Civic Facility
20338 65 Avenue
Langley, BC, V2Y 3J1
Opening Date: June 27, 2019 08:30 AM
Closing Date: July 8, 2019 04:30 PM