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Community Services

Working in Recreation & Leisure

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Employment opportunities include:

Summer 2024 Recreation Technicians

Are you interested in working in a dynamic, fun, and diverse environment? Then the Community Services Department is looking for you! We are hiring Recreation Technicians for wading pools, facilities, and preschool, children's, and youth programs. These positions help support programming in the Leisure Guide and Priceless Fun brochure.

How to apply:

  1. Visit (Posting # 124156) for more information on position responsibilities and qualifications.
  2. Apply online
  3. Drop in for an in-person interview at one of the following Recruitment Fairs:
  • Friday, February 23, 2024
    9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Fort Rouge Leisure Centre, 625 Osborne St.
  • Saturday, March 9, 2024
    10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    Sergeant Tommy Prince Place, 90 Sinclair St.
  • Thursday, March 28, 2024
    1 – 6 p.m.
    Fort Rouge Leisure Centre, 625 Osborne St.

Applicants only need to attend one session. Come prepared to be interviewed.

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 (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

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.

Apply to be a Program Leader / Skating Instructor

How to Submit a Program Proposal:

Send an email to:

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: January 16, 2024

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