Skate Park Host

Posted on Thursday April 15, 2021

The City of Trail is inviting applications to fill the contract position of Skate Park Host with the Parks and Recreation Department for the months of July and August at the Trail Skate Park. This contract position requires the candidate to have the ability to work day time hours during the week for flexible shifts up to 15 hours per week.

The Skate Park Host is responsible for creating a safe and fun environment for children, youth and adults as well as the supervision and instruction of skateboarding at the Trail Skate Park. The Skate Park Host is also responsible for communicating and ensuring patrons understand and follow the rules and regulations of the skate park while acting as a positive role model and representative of the Trail Parks and Recreation Department. The Skate Park Host will be responsible for daily operations, which include program planning, skateboard instruction, equipment maintenance and distribution, and managing potential safety risks.

Required qualifications include:

  • Valid CPR/First Aid Certification.
  • Previous experience working with children and adults in sport or recreation programs.
  • Excellent customer service and public relation skills.
  • Sound skating ability and knowledge of safe skating practices.
  • Ability to effectively interact with people of all ages and engage them in a fun, positive skating experience.
  • National Coaching Certificate Program certificate, skating certifications, recreation leadership training, (i.e, High Five Principals of Healthy Child Development, Fundamental Movement Skills, etc.) would be considered an asset.
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to deal with conflict and enforce facility policies.
  • Work well in a team and with a high level of creativity and flexibility.
  • Criminal Record Check

Applicants are invited to submit a letter of application accompanied by a detailed resume with references noted by Thursday, May 20, 2021.

Please direct all applications to:
Lisa Manaigre
Recreation Coordinator, Trail Parks and Recreation
1875 Columbia Avenue, Trail, BC V1R 4T8
Phone: 250-364-0844

The City of Trail thanks all applicants for their interest and will only reply to those selected for an interview.

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