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, market and deliver introductory kayak/canoe/SUP lessons and programs.

Duties:

Under the direction of the Recreation Programmer, the Waterfront Coordinator is responsible for the management of extensive waterfront 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 Programmer with the hiring of additional qualified kayak/canoe/SUP instructors
  • -Conducting training sessions for the waterfront kayak/canoe/SUP instructors and other programs
  • -Developing and marketing the waterfront programs
  • -Performing administrative duties: inventory, waivers, booking pool space, 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

Qualifications:

  • -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)
  • -Paddle Canada Certification – 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 effective teacher

Remuneration:

$26.00/hour + 4% vacation
(Average of 6.25 hours/week throughout the year. April-September is peak season)

Interested candidates should submit resumes to kin.dang@vancouver.ca with subject: Waterfront Coordinator.

Application  deadline:   Monday,   March 15, 2021