Fitness Centre Supervisor

Position Details

Position Information

Title Fitness Centre Supervisor
Job ID 23031R
Employment Status Regular Full-Time
Position Overview
North Vancouver Recreation & Culture (NVRC) is dedicated to building healthy individuals, families, and communities. NVRC offers a wide range of recreation and cultural programs and services to residents of all ages and abilities. We are looking for positive, enthusiastic and friendly people to deliver memorable experiences to our customers.


You will be an integral part of our dedicated staff team who continually strive to make a difference in the recreation and cultural lives of North Vancouver residents. NVRC values employees, offering a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits with the option to participate in our Earned Days Off (EDO) Program.

We are looking for a specialized recreation leader at a working supervisor level in overseeing the day-to-day operations, programs and activities of a weight room. You will supervise a moderate group of staff engaged in diverse weight room activities; monitor operating budgets and inventories; interact with a wide range of clients, promote interest and participation in fitness activities; assist in the development and implementation of fitness programs, special events and workshops; and ensure the quality of weight room services is provided. You will have considerable independent action and initiative is exercised on individual aspects of the work.


You will have considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and objectives of individual weight training and fitness programs and of the various types of weight training equipment. You will have considerable knowledge of personal training and rehabilitation services and working knowledge of the principles of anatomy and physiology as it applies to the work performed. You will be knowledgeable of the interests, requirements and resources of the community served. As the supervisor you will assign, supervise and review the work of staff and volunteers, conduct staff and volunteer orientation and in-service training and oversee weight room operations. You will have an ability to evaluate individuals’ fitness levels, develop individual weight training and fitness programs, and provide advice, guidance and referral services relative to health, fitness and wellness matters.

You have completed a post-secondary degree in a recognized fitness and health discipline and some related experience in a supervisory capacity. You have a B.C. Driver’s License. You have valid accreditation with the BCRPA Fitness Leadership program or equivalent. You have Emergency First Aid CPR-C & AED.

All employees should be available to work at any North Vancouver Recreation & Culture location.

The successful applicant will be required to use their own vehicle when necessary. Mileage is reimbursed at the appropriate rates.

All candidates are required to submit a Police Record Check as a requirement of the position prior to any appointment. Clearance requires the absence of any criminal charges or convictions related to this position.
Compensation The pay range for this unionized position is $29.70. This position has a pay structure with five steps which increase annually.
Hours of Work This is a regular full-time position, working 35 hours per week including weekends, days or evenings based on operational needs.
How to Apply
Job Open Date 07/04/2023
Job Close Date 09/18/2023
Instructions to Applicants

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Are you currently an employee of NVRC or have you worked with NVRC before? If yes, please elaborate.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. Have you completed a post-secondary degree in a recognized fitness and health discipline?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. Do you have a valid accreditation with the BCRPA Fitness Leadership program or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. Please indicate the number of years of experience you have working in a supervisory position with similar requirements and responsibilities:
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to less than 3 years
    • 3 to less than 5 years
    • 5 or more years
    • I have no experience working in a supervisory position with similar requirements and responsibilities
  5. Do you have a valid BC Class 5 Driver's Licence?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. Do you have current Emergency First Aid CPR-C & AED certification?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Certifications
Optional Documents
  1. References