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Working in Recreation & Leisure

Summer 2022 Recreation Technicians for Wading Pools, Facilities, Preschool, Children's & Youth Programs

Are you interested in working as a Recreation Technician in a dynamic and fun environment?
Then the Community Services Department is looking for you.

Phone and virtual interviews will begin in March on a first-come basis.

For more information or to apply online today, please visit winnipeg.ca/hr. (Posting #120674)

Start dates and positions subject to change due to COVID-19 and provincial regulations.

Visit winnipeg.ca/hr/ for current employment opportunities.

Check leisureONLINE for Leadership, First Aid and CPR registration!

Proof of Immunization

Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by providing a Government of Manitoba issued QR code and photo identification or providing proof of an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination approved by the Government of Manitoba.

Employment opportunities include:

Recreation Technician

Visit winnipeg.ca/hr/ for current employment opportunities.

All applicants must have current Emergency First Aid and Level C CPR.

Note: CPR requires annual re-certification.

Aquatic Instructor & Instructor Guard

Are you interested in providing safe and enjoyable aquatic services at the City of Winnipeg's many pool facilities? Join the wave of the future—train to become a City of Winnipeg Aquatic Instructor or Instructor Guard!

Aquatic Instructor

Aquatic Instructors teach swimming lessons, while maintaining a safe environment for pool patrons.

Instructor Guard

Instructor Guards lifeguard during public swim and aquatic programming, and teach swimming lessons and leadership programs.

We offer all of the courses you need to join our team. Courses can be found by visiting winnipeg.ca/leisureonline (in the “Leadership Development” category).

If you are 16 years of age and have obtained all of the required qualifications, you can apply for an Aquatic Instructor or Instructor Guard position. Our 16 hour-a-day, 7 day-a-week operation has great opportunities for part-time employees.

For more information and to apply online, visit winnipeg.ca/hr/.

Recreation Program Leaders

Are you interested in leading recreation programs such as those offered in the City of Winnipeg’s Leisure Guide? Do you have an idea for a new program? We’re always looking for skilled individuals to teach and lead a variety of English and French recreation programs.

Check out what we offer in our current Leisure Guide.

How to Apply to be a Program Leader:

  1. Fill out the application form

    After you fill out the application form, please save it to your computer. The completed form can then be submitted by email, as per the instructions below.


  2. Submit your completed application form, along with a current resume, by email to: cms-programleader@winnipeg.ca

    Your resume should include your contact information and outline your skills or the qualifications you have to lead programs or activities.  

How to Submit a Program Proposal:

Send an email to: cms-programleader@winnipeg.ca

Please include the following information:

  • A resume with your contact information
  • Title of the course
  • A brief description of the course
  • Facility and supply requirements
  • Suggested length and duration of the course
  • Preferred dates, days and time for the course
  • Potential locations
  • Any other pertinent information you feel that is needed
Last update: June 8, 2022

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