Recreation Program Coordinator – Sunshine Coast Regional District – Sechelt, BC

The Sunshine Coast is a vibrant community of approximately 29,000, just a short 40-minute ferry ride from West Vancouver.  The Coast is known for its many outdoor activities and cultural events in addition to being just a short commute to all the amenities of a major urban centre.

The Sunshine Coast Regional District is currently inviting applications for the position of Recreation Program Coordinator (Full-time).  Working within a community development philosophy, this position is responsible for the design, development and monitoring of community programming in the recreation/leisure field; developing educational material and other initiatives to increase public awareness of community recreation issues and participating in various committees.

Candidates must have:


Completion of Grade twelve (12) or equivalent.
Completion of a two (2) year post secondary program in recreation or other relevant education from a recognized post-secondary institution.
Valid BC class 5 driver’s licence.


Minimum of two (2) years relevant work experience in the recreation field.
Experience in all aspects of program management, specifically, contract administration and budget management.
Experience in working with the community in a public consultation capacity.


Strong organizational skills in managing multiple projects and deadlines with a minimum of supervision.
Effective oral and written communication skills.
Ability to make presentations to a variety of audiences.
Effective interpersonal skills, specifically a demonstrated ability to proactively develop mutually beneficial working relationships with colleagues, clients and others.
Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office.

This is a bargaining unit position with a wage rate of $32.77 per hour and includes a full benefit package upon completion of a probationary period.   A copy of the complete job description is available on the SCRD website at Applications for this position must include a current resume, a cover letter quoting the competition number and proof of education, submitted in confidence to:

The Sunshine Coast Regional District
Human Resources Department
1975 Field Road, Sechelt, BC V0N 3A1
Fax: (604) 885-7909 or Email:
We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
Location: Sechelt, BC
Profession(s): Parks & Recreation
Date Posted: Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 3:43:14 PM (PST)
Posting Expires: Friday, June 26, 2015 at 4:30:00 PM (PST)

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