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Summer Program Assistant - Recreation Technician II

May 13, 2022

Summer Program Assistant - Recreation Technician II
Job Number: 43717
Come join the City of Edmonton and make a difference in the lives of children! We are seeking highly motivated staff to help run and supervise
our Green Shack and summer Day camps. Now is your chance to put your leadership skills to good use, providing support and guidance to our
programs, staff and volunteers!
Key responsibilities of the position include:
● Assist with the Recruitment, interviews, and hire staff and volunteers
● Develop and implement training for frontline staff and volunteers and train how to execute it
● Schedule, supervise and evaluate staff and volunteers
● Provide excellent customer service and mentor frontline staff to do the same
● Provide ongoing support, leadership and resources to program staff and volunteers
● Monitor supplies and equipment
● Ensure overall participant and program safety
● Assist in the planning and implementation of a variety of Green Shack program locations as well as Day camps
● Assist with preparing advertising/marketing materials
● Respond to incoming queries from customers, community members and staff members
● Assist with special projects related to the Green Shack program, Day camps
● Provide assistance in the development of new programs
● Assist with administrative tasks related to the overall operation of the Outdoor Adventure programs (schedules, timesheets, program
reports, evaluations, statistics, etc.)
● Assist the Recreation Technician IIIs with other related duties as required
● Completion of 1st year in a recognized Recreation Administration or related diploma or degree program
● Minimum of one (1) year directly related experience in leading recreational, cultural or related educational programs
● Experience training, evaluating and supervising staff Computer proficiency including experience with Google Suite (Gmail, Docs,
● Highly developed and demonstrable verbal and written communication skills
● Highly developed administrative and organizational skills
● Excellent interpersonal, team, and customer service skills
● Demonstrable knowledge of best practices for inclusive recreation programming
● Ability to work independently and manage time appropriately to meet section goals
● Ability to work outdoors under various weather and environmental conditions
● Current Standard First Aid and CPR (level C) or equivalent is required prior to commencing employment
● Applicants will be required to have their own vehicle, and, where appropriate, will be reimbursed in accordance with City of Edmonton
policy. This will require the applicant to obtain business use auto insurance
● Positions will begin May 16th - up to August 31st, 2022. Successful candidates must be able to attend staff training
● Hire is dependent upon a Police Information Check including Vulnerable Sector check satisfactory to the City of Edmonton
● Skills and/or certifications in the areas of sports, drama and/or arts
● Experience working with individuals with special needs
● Experience working with volunteers
The City of Edmonton is committed to inclusive, respectful and equitable workplaces that represent the communities we serve. We continuously
improve our systems, policies and practices to remove barriers and ensure our employees, in all their diversity, can succeed. We value
applicants with a diverse range of skills, experiences and competencies, and encourage you to apply. To learn more, see the Art of Inclusion:
Our Diversity and Inclusion Framework here:
The City of Edmonton strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would
like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact COVID-19 Notice: The City of Edmonton has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination. Employees who cannot be fully vaccinated on the basis of a protected legal ground (e.g. medical, religious) may request an exemption. Please note that this policy applies to all employees, including new hires, and volunteers. If your application is successful, you will be asked to provide proof of vaccination or request an exemption.
For more information, please refer to our COVID-19 Vaccination Policy ( and COVID-19 Vaccination Procedure (
Up to 20 temporary full-time positions for an expected duration of up to 4 months
Hours of Work: 40 hours per week. Some evening and weekend work is required.
The weekly hours of work for this position are currently under review and may change at a future time. Any changes will be made in accordance
with the City of Edmonton/Civic Service Union 52 collective agreement and the incumbent will be notified in advance.
Salary: $20.594 - $25.448 (Hourly)
Talent Acquisition Consultant: LD/AB
Classification Title: Recreation Technician II-8hrs
Posting Date: May 10, 2022
Closing Date: May 17, 2022 11:59:00 PM (MDT)
Number of Openings (up to): 20 - Temporary Full-time
Union: CSU 52
Department: Community Recreation and Culture
Work Location(s): Various Locations (City Wide)
Visit for information on how to apply