Job Posting: Recreation Programmer 1 (Temporary)

Job Posting Temporary Full Time Position (Internal/External)

TITLE:    Recreation Programmer 1      
DEPARTMENT:    Community Sustainability    
CLOSING DATE:    Friday, April 26th, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.     

The District of Tofino is seeking a qualified individual to fill a temporary full-time position as the Recreation Programmer 1 in the Community Sustainability Department. This temporary position is being posted as a result of a maternity leave. The position will begin on June 3, 2019 and end on July 4, 2020. 

Reporting to the Manager of Community Sustainability, the Recreation Programmer 1 will perform duties related to the provision of recreational services to the residents of Tofino. The Recreation Programmer 1 will coordinate, promote and implement recreational programs and special events for a diverse variety of programs in sport, outdoor, social, arts and cultural areas.  The Recreation Programmer 1 liaises with Recreation Commission and other community organizations to coordinate service delivery.

The preferred candidate will have post-secondary education in a related field and previous work experience in a recreation position. Preference will be given to those with a valid class 4 BC Drivers License and current first aid training.

A detailed job description outlining the duties and qualifications is available on the District’s website at

Hours of Work & Salary:  
This is a temporary position to cover a maternity leave and based on a 37.5 hour flexible work week that may include weekends and evenings and is subject to the terms of the Collective Agreement of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 118.  The salary for this position will be $26.36 per hour plus 14.8% in lieu of benefits. The successful candidate will complete a 60 working day probation period at 90% of the hourly wage.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume indicating the position applied for, in confidence, no later than 4:00 p.m. Friday, April 26th, 2019, to Aaron Rodgers, Manager of Community Sustainability by: 

Mail:      District of Tofino, PO Box 9, Tofino, BC, V0R 2Z0
Hand:    121 Third Street, Tofino BC

The District thanks all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.