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Recreation Programmer
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

November 21, 2021
at 5:00 PM
Job ID: J1021-1150 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Parks, Recreation & Culture
Job Description: The City of Abbotsford’s Recreation & Culture division is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated professional with proven leadership and programming skills to join their dynamic team as a temporary, full-time Recreation Programmer.

Your excellent communication, organizational, administrative and critical thinking skills and abilities, combined with a strong commitment to customer service excellence will guide your success in this position.
Duties: In this exciting role, you are responsible for developing, leading, supervising and evaluating a wide variety of recreation services, programs and events for all participants. Creativity and marketing skills are essential as you promote interest and participation in program activities. Strong leadership and supervisory skills are essential as you help select, empower, train, mentor and evaluate a team of recreation staff. Your ability to build and maintain strong relationships will make you an asset to the team as you liaise with community groups, school officials and other stakeholders.
Educational Requirements: To be considered for this position, you must have:
• Post-secondary diploma in a related discipline.
• Two years’ experience in recreation program development including six months of experience
in community recreation.
• One-year supervisory experience.
• Occupational First Aid Level 1.
• CPR Level C Certification.
• Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence.
Salary: This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $28.95 to $34.04 per hour. Please note shift work is required, including evenings & weekends
Additional Information: At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

To apply, please visit us online at
Web Address:
Address: City of Abbotsford
32315 South Fraser Way
Abbotsford BC V2T 1W7
Fax: 604-864-5541
Opening Date: November 9, 2021 08:30 AM
Closing Date: November 21, 2021 05:00 PM