Careers at Tigh-Na-Mara

Join our fun-loving 300+ strong Tigh-Na-Mara family and learn what makes us one of the best places to work on Vancouver Island.

Recreation Leader

Awe-inspiring views on 22 acres of tranquil forest, the Grotto Spa voted #1 Spa in BC, 2 award-winning restaurants, 10, 000 square feet of conference space, 192 unique accommodations, British Columbia's most extensive resort Recreation Program, 3 kms of sandy beach and the warmest ocean swimming waters in Canada make Tigh-Na-Mara a wonderful place to play and to work.

Our shared goal is to deliver the best guest experience on Vancouver Island with a highly engaged and accountable team.


The Recreation Leaders at Tigh-Na-Mara (TNM) is responsible for the supervision of guests in any of the recreation programs at TNM including adult, teen, tween, and youth programs.  They are under the direct supervision of the Recreation Leader, and the Recreation Coordinator.

Essential Duties:

  • Leads the designated recreation program as per program guidelines

  • Advises Recreation Coordinator when supplies or equipment are needed.

  • Use proper care with recreational equipment and supplies.

  • Understands and helps achieve division goals, and objectives.

  • Attends and participates in organizational meetings as necessary

  • Understands division policies and procedures

Skills Required:

  • Communicates clearly and concisely, orally and in writing

  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships.

  • Carries out the purposes and policies of the Recreation Department and interprets the same to other staff.

  • Maintains journal and log book records

  • Maintains wholesome public image of the Recreation Department

  • Answers questions, concerns, and complaints for the Parks and Recreation Division.

  • Maintains regular and punctual attendance.

  • Communicates and interacts effectively with co-workers, supervisors, volunteers and the public sufficient to convey information and to receive work direction.

  • Follows the supervision of the Recreation Coordinator and the Recreation Manager

Experience & skills:

  • Attention to detail
  • Friendly demeanor
  • Customer service


  • $15.65 per hour

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