23-55 Drop-in Sports Attendant, Auxiliary, Recreation Instructor I

November 17, 2023
Closing Date: 
January 9, 2024 - 3:30PM

Drop-in Sports Attendant, Auxiliary

Recreation Instructor I

Competition No. 23-55

Internal/Auxiliary External Opportunity

This is a Union Position

About our community:

Located next to downtown Victoria, the Township of Esquimalt, with a population of over 17,000, is home to Canada’s Pacific Naval Fleet. The community boasts extensive amenities including beautiful parks and beaches, scenic waterfront walkways as well as modern recreational facilities, schools, and commercial services.

About our organization:

The Esquimalt Recreation Centre is a multi-purpose wellness and community recreation facility. Features of the Recreation Centre include: 4500 + square foot Wellness Centre, featuring state-of-the-art cardio and strength training equipment, gymnasium, aquatic centre with six-lane 25 metre lap pool, warm “lifestyle pool” and tot pool with spray features, wheelchair accessible hot-tub, steam room, and sauna. In addition, to recreation activities and programs, there are hundreds of year-round community programs to choose from.

About the opportunity:

The Recreation Department is seeking motivated individuals to fill a drop-in sports attendant position. This is an auxiliary position. Scheduled hours may vary, 7 days a week with typical 2.5-hour shifts. Reporting to the Fitness Programmer, the preferred candidate will have experience in:

  • Supervising youth and adults (16+) in sports
  • A strong understanding of the rules to one or more of the following sports: volleyball, soccer, pickleball, basketball
  • Communicating with the public in a recreation setting
  • Ensuring facility policies, procedures, and regulations are implemented ensuring sport participants are safe.
  • Ensuring proper documentation is completed for all accidents and incidents.
  • Setting up/ taking down equipment for one or more of the following sports: volleyball, soccer, pickleball, basketball
  • Performing additional duties as required


The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience working with the public, supervising recreation programs for youth and adults
  • Standard First Aid with CPR-C or equivalent
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Clear Criminal Record Check 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills  

A clear and current criminal record check with vulnerable sector check is a condition of employment and is the financial responsibility of the candidate.

Prior to applying, please review the attached job description which provides a detailed outline of key duties and required qualifications, skills, and abilities.

  • SALARY: $20.23- $21.86 hourly plus 14% in lieu of benefits (2023 rates)
  • 2.5-5 hours per week

Applications are to be submitted to

Please submit your resume and covering letter quoting competition no.23-55 to Nenetta Veenstra, Program Support, [email protected]

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

Date posted: November 17, 2023