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.


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


  • -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


$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 with subject: Waterfront Coordinator.

Application  deadline:   Monday,   March 15, 2021