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Recreation Centre Supervisor - Regular Full-Time
Municipality: Township of Langley This posting closed on

October 29, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 18-U138 (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 Centre Supervisor 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 in this unionized position for performing a variety of administrative duties related to the operation and maintenance of one or more large multi-purpose facilities; directing the development, implementation, administration and evaluation of a wide variety of recreation programs and leisure service activities for adults, senior citizens, youth, children and families at one or more large recreation facilities. The successful candidate will direct the development and implementation of maintenance and custodial schedules to ensure the proper functioning of all mechanical equipment and the maintenance of established hygiene and safety standards. You will also provide liaison, advisory and resource services to the Division and a variety of external agencies and community groups regarding the coordination and provision of recreational programs and services to the community. You will monitor the performance of contract workers to ensure conformance to contract specifications and have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and proven good decision making skills are required.

Your education will include University graduation in recreation or another discipline related to the work plus sound related supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Thorough knowledge of the recreation program and leisure service activity needs of all age groups in the community area served; of community recreation program principles, practices and objectives; and considerable knowledge of the services provided by various community organizations, government agencies, businesses and internal staff; as well as considerable knowledge of the procedures, regulations and practices applied in the operation of one or more large multi-purpose recreation facilities is required. The successful candidate will also have sound knowledge of modern office practices and procedures; and the ability to plan, assign, supervise and review the work of subordinate employees, to interview and recommend hiring of employees, orientate and direct volunteers; as well as have the ability to obtain cooperation and diffuse situations of conflict. Experience supervising staff at a large multipurpose recreation centre with both ice and pool operations is preferred. Sound knowledge of both pool and arena operations and certifications in National Lifeguard Pool and Waterpark, National Lifeguard Instructor, Pool Operators 1 and 2 and Ice Facility Operator certificates will be an asset.

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 have these ready to upload when you apply:

• Emergency First Aid and CPR certifications
• 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 $35.74 - $42.20 per hour (5 steps, 2018 rates), plus benefits. The hours of work are 80 hours in a 2 week period including evenings and weekends; 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 Monday, October 29, 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: October 15, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: October 29, 2018 04:30 PM