Job Postings

Currently there are 3 job postings:

Part-Time Program Co-Ordinator

Gabriola Recreation Society is seeking a year round, part-time Program Co-ordinator. Reporting to the GRS manager, the program co-ordinator will contribute to the effective delivery of recreation services on Gabriola Island.

Duties include: Program planning and delivery, including taking a lead role in developing new programs and services; marketing, budgeting, assisting with administration and community liaison.

Qualifications: Some post-secondary education, preferably in Recreation or Leisure Services Management or a related field; plus a minimum of 2 years related job experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience, including minimum 1 year supervisory experience.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, general knowledge of computer applications are essential. Current first aid, CPR B or C, a valid class 5 driver’s license, plus strong interpersonal and leadership skills are required. Specialized recreation certifications and WordPress experience are assets.

This is a permanent part-time position, starting at 20 hours/week, with a 6 month probation period, and possible expansion of hours in future.

Submit resumes plus cover letter to the GRS office, Enquiries: 250-247-2014.

Deadline for applications: February 19, 2021


Custodian for Rollo McClay Community Park, 1100 McClay Way

This is a seasonal, contract position, primarily during softball season – April – August.

The custodian is responsible for cleaning and maintenance of the Rollo McClay washrooms, field house, and the area directly surrounding the field house. Washrooms are cleaned at least twice/week during ball season; more frequently during tournaments or special events; and as needed otherwise. The custodian also ensures the area around the field house is kept clean. The job includes seasonal cleaning and maintenance of the field house storage room, concession, and the portable building, when in use.

The anticipated start date is April 5. Hours and job duties may vary, in keeping with covid-19 safety protocols.

Submit resumes plus cover letter to the GRS office, Enquiries: 250-247-2014.

Deadline for applications: February 26, 2021


RDN Job Posting: 21-006 Gabriola Island Parks Maintenance Services

The Regional District of Nanaimo (the RDN) invites Proposal submissions from experienced and qualified Contractors interested in providing Landscape Maintenance Services for select Parks and Trails on Gabriola Island. See more at RDN’s website:

Information/application due: February 12