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casual employee in recreation setting


We have many casual employment opportunities available throughout the year in a variety of our work areas across our organization. Our Dearness Home has casual positions for Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses, Personal Support Workers and Cooks. Many opportunities also exist for casual employment within our recreation area, such Program Instructors and Building Attendants. The hours worked vary by position and can be ideal for students, those with other part-time employment and retirees. All casual employment opportunities are listed on our job postings site.

Check out what some of our casual employees have to say about their work with the City.

male lifeguard standing at poolBrad
Senior Lifeguard

Working for the City provides great opportunity to grow your skills and advance into leadership roles. Aquatics has a friendly atmosphere where everyone is close. It’s a great feeling to see our swimmers gain confidence and achieve their goals in the water.



Jakeman mopping gymnasium floor
Building Attendant
Recreation Services

I enjoy that I am active in the community, constantly helping others to become active through the services that our community centres have to offer. I also enjoy interacting with people of all ages and backgrounds, as this helps to broaden my worldview and to learn new skills every day.



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Area Supervisor

This job is highly rewarding with many great opportunities to work with a variety of people. I’ve been able to develop my skills with people and as a leader. Working here has reinforced my desire to become a teacher. Aquatics is like a family that has given me support, guidance and great friendships. 



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Facility Program Supervisor
Recreation Services

Whenever I’m working I feel great! I feel as though I’m lending a helping hand or providing important information to whomever needs it. I like that I have the chance to interact with so many different people and that no day is the same. Sometimes I’m presented with new challenges, but they just push me to problem solve and I find joy in being able to do that. I love my work environment and my co-workers who are always ready and willing to help.

woman in long term care home standing next to food cartKaryn
Personal Support Worker
Dearness Home

I’ve been here for twenty-three years and continue to enjoy being able to put a smile on people’s faces. I work mainly with residents experiencing dementia, so every day can be different. With patience and understanding we help people take care of their activities of daily living. Showing respect and dignity to our residents is one of our most important aspects to care. I find having a sense of humour is helpful, as you never know what kind of day you may have!


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