Join Our Team

Join Our Team

NOTE: All Job postings on this page are for Recreation Services, Excluded (Non Bargaining Unit) positions.

Aqua Awareness Instructor (Part-time)

Recreation Services is looking for enthusiastic individuals who are interested in instructing the Aqua Percept gym/swim program.  The Aqua Percept program offers a gym/swim experience for children who may have difficulty participating in regular programmed physical activities.  Aqua Percept is designed for children who may experience attention deficits, perceptual motor difficulties, poor coordination and social anxieties.  The Aqua Percept program uses fun games and activities to develop agility, balance, coordination and speed. Aqua Percept also works on developing social skills that are necessary to access present and future leisure activities.  Following the 30 minute gym program, we spend a half hour in the pool, developing swimming and water safety skills.  No formal training is required, but those holding a Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Certification or experience working with children in a gym environment is preferred.
Pay: $12.50 (per hour) Excluded Non Bargaining Unit
Hours of Work: Aqua Percept – Fridays 3:30-4:30pm

Please send your resume with cover letter to Gary Lefebvre, Aquatic Coordinator at [email protected]
Short listed applicants will be contacted and must provide a copy of a current criminal record check with vulnerable sector.
Application Deadline: Sept 6th, 2015


Recreation Services is looking to expand our fitness team. We will be looking for the following instructors to start teaching programs this fall/winter:

Land Fitness – Group and/or circuit based fitness classes for adults/teens.

3rd Age Fitness – Group and/or circuit based fitness classes for older adults with various health and mobility issues.

Water Fitness – Drop in and registered Aquafit classes for generally healthy adults/teens.

Water Therapy – drop in Aqua Therapy classes offered for those needing some extra therapy in a water based environment.

Weights/Strength Training – group and/or circuit based fitness classes for adults and older adults held in our Fitness Gym.

We strive for high quality programs that are safe, effective and Fun! Our Fitness Staff have the necessary qualifications, certifications, education and training to lead these classes. Fitness Department employees are eligible for compensation for ongoing certifications and training; a real perk! Please visit the Fitness Section of our website to see the various programs we offer.
Interested & qualified applicants may send their resume with cover letter to:

Deb Treherne, Recreation Programmer
[email protected]  250-550-3672

*please note a criminal record check may be required.

Interested in leading a fitness class but still working on the certifications you need? Contact Deb to see what opportunities may exist for training and future work.

Volleyball Referees

Vernon Recreation Services is always looking for volleyball referees for our Leagues.
Are you looking for a part time job in the evenings? Would you like to make $11 per hour while working in a sports atmosphere?
Positions are available Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
More information Contact Mike Knights, Recreation Programmer at 250-550-3669 or at [email protected].

I have a program idea.  What is the process to get my program in the Leisure Guide?

Start by developing a clear vision for your program, including a title, program objectives, description, and requirements for space and equipment. We strongly recommend looking through our current Leisure Guide to see what kinds of classes we currently offer and how they are structured. Once you’ve got an idea, send us a proposal package, which includes filling out the ⇒Program Proposal Form COMPLETELY – and submit it along with your resume and any relevant certificates.

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