Recreation Programmer I - Fitness

Position Details

Position Information

Title Recreation Programmer I - Fitness
Job ID 23023R
Employment Status Regular Full-Time
Position Overview
The North Vancouver Recreation & Culture Commission 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 a positive, enthusiastic programmer to primarily support our Fitness Service Area, Outdoor services, and other services as required.


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 and comprehensive benefits.


You are passionate about fitness, health, and wellness and have a good understanding of what it takes to deliver exceptional fitness services, both indoors and outdoors, to the public. You will assist with various aspects of programming including planning, implementation, support, and evaluation. You will assist with administration involved in providing fitness services to the public, review and update current practices, assist with staff scheduling as needed, and respond to routine verbal and written inquiries from the public. You will assist with promotion of programs, and work with other staff members to organize events as required. You are a team player, committed to community recreation, courteous and effective with the public, and enjoy working with a diverse group of people.

Completion of Grade 12 supplemented by post-secondary courses on track to obtaining a Recreation Management certificate, diploma or degree, plus related experience. Familiarity with basic Community Recreation Principles and experience in the fitness industry. Certification as a Fitness Instructor or Personal Trainer is an asset.

A valid Class 5 BC driver’s license and access to a vehicle for NVRC business.

Comprehensive benefits include dental, extended health, and life insurance coverage, 3 weeks paid annual vacation, opportunity to participate in an earned day off program for an additional 15 days annually, participation in Municipal Pension Plan, and access to an Employee Family Assistance Program.

All employees will be available to work at any North Vancouver Recreation & Culture location. All candidates are required to submit a Police Information Check as a requirement of the position prior to any appointment.
Compensation The pay for this unionized position starts at $28.56 per hour (2021 rates) and has a pay structure with five steps which increase annually.
Hours of Work This is a regular full-time position based on 35 hours work week and involves shift work including days, evenings and weekends based on operational needs.
How to Apply
Job Open Date 05/18/2023
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. Please list all certifications relevant to this position:

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

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