Are you a dynamic people person with a passion for kayaking, canoeing and stand up paddle boarding? Are you organized, innovative and a collaborative leader? We are looking for a part time Waterfront Coordinator to staff, plan, promote and deliver introductory kayak, canoe, and stand up paddle boarding lessons and programs at the False Creek Community Centre.

Duties:

Under the direction of the Recreation Programmer, the Waterfront Coordinator is responsible for the management of extensive waterfront activities/programs. The Waterfront Coordinator has the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Scheduling the waterfront programs/services: kayak, canoe, and SUP lessons, daytrips and the kayak, canoe, and SUP club
  • Assisting the Recreation Programmer with the hiring of additional qualified kayak/canoe/SUP instructors
  • Conducting training sessions for the waterfront kayak/canoe/SUP instructors and other programs/activities
  • Developing and marketing the waterfront programs
  • Performing administrative duties: inventory, waivers, risk management, etc
  • Performing regular boat and equipment maintenance
  • Preparing staff and program evaluations as well as program reports
  • Managing a budget
  • Instructing some of the waterfront courses/programs

Qualifications:

  • Obtain or willing to obtain certification in either RCABC – Flatwater Canoeing Instructor combined with

extensive personal kayaking experience OR Paddle Canada Introduction to Kayaking Instructor or Level 1 Kayak Instructor OR Sea Kayak Day or Assistant Guide (SKGABC, ASKG or CFOKE certification)

  • Obtain or willing to obtain Paddle Canada Certification for Stand Up Paddle Board (SUP) Instructor Advanced Flatwater
  • Current Emergency First Aid and CPR/AED
  • Class 4 BC driver’s license an asset
  • Current NLS certification an asset
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience in staff leadership
  • Experience in recreational program planning and marketing
  • Proficiency in word processing programs
  • The successful applicant will also be a personable, patient, and an effective individual

Remuneration:

$26.00/hour + 4% vacation pay
(An average of 6.25 hours/week throughout the year – Approximately 325 hrs/year. *April-September is peak season)

Interested candidates should submit resumes to kin.dang@vancouver.ca with subject:
Waterfront Coordinator Application deadline :    Friday, May 14, 2021