City of Penticton
  • Recreation
  • $16.00
  • Hourly
  • Part-time Temporary
  • CUPE

Additional 14.75% in lieu of benefits, vacation and statutory holidays

The City of Penticton's Recreation Department is currently seeking part-time Youth Park Ambassadors. Are you responsible, energetic, personable, resourceful and well-organized? If so, this may be the job for you!

Youth Park Ambassadors act as hosts and provide general supervision of the Penticton Youth Park in the summer months.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a safe environment free of hazards, bullying and vandalism.
  • Ensure appropriate usage of the Youth Park.
  • Promote and provide education on appropriate usage and safety equipment while implementing the Helmet Education & Awareness Program.
  • Plan and lead activities in the Youth Park.
  • Provide minor first aid when required.
  • Complete incident reports as necessary and follow up with supervisory staff.
  • Act as a host to the general public visiting the Youth Park.
  • Build relationships with visitors and create a sense of trust and respect.
  • Provide appropriate authority to visitors ensuring respect of the Youth Park and others.
  • Implement the expected helmet bylaw for the Youth Park.

Required Qualifications:

  • Candidates must own their own skateboard and helmet.
  • Experience and/or education background working with children and youth.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide appropriate supervision and authority to members of the public.
  • Thorough understanding of the skateboarding & biking culture.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to resolve conflict.
  • Complete a satisfactory criminal record check.
  • Valid First Aid and CPR-C.

If you are seeking an exciting opportunity and possess the above mentioned qualifications, we would love to hear from you! We welcome your cover letter and resume by May 31, 2021.

Schedule: July 02 - September 3, 2021, 20 - 35 hours per week with varied shifts between 9:00am - 9:00pm, 7 days per week
Wage: $16.00 per hour
Benefits: 14.75% in lieu of benefits and vacation

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