Skating Instructors – District of West Vancouver (West Vancouver, BC)



West Vancouver is an attractive community on the North Shore! It is home to some of the region’s best parks and recreation locations: Whytecliff Park, Lighthouse Park, Cypress Provincial Park and ski area, and Ambleside Beach. At the District of West Vancouver, we’re looking for employees that have a passion for public service and strive to make a difference. Our team of dedicated staff deliver services, operate facilities and run the programs that make West Vancouver a great place to live. Be part of our team!

Do you enjoy skating? If you do, then consider a position with West Vancouver Community Services as a Skating Instructor!

The West Vancouver Community Services Department is currently accepting applications for experienced Casual Skating Instructors for employment starting in December 2020. This position instructs and evaluates individuals learning to skate, from basic to more advanced skills.

The successful candidates will have previous experience teaching or coaching basic skate lessons, hockey, or figure skating. Duties also include report card writing and incident report writing. The ability to be creative and fun while working with people and excellent customer service, communication, organizational and program planning skills are needed. Instructors should also be able to demonstrate and follow a lesson plan based on the skating levels and progressions. Applicants should enjoy varied tasks and an energetic and exciting workplace.

Available shifts are on Mondays and Wednesdays (3-6pm), Saturday (9-12pm) or Sunday (12-3pm). Availability for at least one weekday shift and one weekend shift is required. Shifts are on average 2.5 – 3.5 hours long. Please include your availability and future plans for the January to June, 2021 skating season in your cover letter.

Closing date is February 28, 2021, but review, processing of applications, and hiring will begin immediately until the positions have been filled.

The successful candidate is required to supply a criminal record check and a copy of their credentials.

Position Status:
Non-Union – Casual

Hours of Work:
Varied (Shifts are on Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays, and Sundays.)

Rate of Pay:
$15.50 to $21.50 per hour plus 4% in lieu of benefits, based on
experience and training

Closing Date:
11:59 p.m. on Sunday, February 28, 2021

To Apply:
Please visit the District of West Vancouver’s Career Centre at to apply for this position.

We want to thank all applicants, however only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.


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