Recreation Leader - Weight Room

Competition No.: 2020-WRL
Duration: Auxiliary
Salary: 25.31 per hour + 12% in lieu of benefits (2019 rate).
Last Updated: 7/27/20 1:37 PM


The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community.  With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team.  People like you!

The City of Burnaby has an exciting opportunity available as Recreation Leader – Weight Room. If you have a passion for assisting others through their fitness journey this is the career for you! This is recreation work involving developing individual weight training and fitness programs and supervising a weight room at a Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services facility. The work entails orienting clients to the weight/fitness areas and developing individual training programs; providing some specialized instruction or advice in a particular area of expertise; promoting interest and participation in fitness activities, accepting and following up on clients' concerns regarding weight area issues; ensuring for maintenance and safe and proper use of weight room equipment; assists in the development of weight training and fitness programs and in the evaluation of existing programs. Performs related work as required.

Qualifications include completion of the twelfth school grade supplemented by courses in recreation, plus sound related experience including training/experience in the area of expertise; or completion of a two year Community Recreation program from a recognized Community College, plus some related experience including training/experience in the area of expertise and related certifications; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Sound knowledge of the principles, practices and objectives of individual weight training and fitness programs and of the various types of weight training equipment; of applicable policies, regulations and rules governing the work performed. Ability to determine individuals' fitness levels, develop individual weight training and fitness programs, and provide advice, guidance and referral services relative to health and fitness. Skill in the operation of a variety of weight training equipment used in the programs. First Aid Certificate and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certificate – Level C is required.

This will posting will remain open until filled.

Contact Human Resources at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Criminal Record Search. 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.


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