Join our screener/cleaner or event attendant team!

*Special hiring event! Schedule your interview today. Bypass the application process and book your interview now!

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Virtual interviews will be held via Microsoft Teams. Interview invitations will follow shortly after booking an interview time slot. 

About the jobs: 
We are looking for people to help us all return to the rink safely!
As a Screener/Cleaner you will:
  • Provide customer service to arena patrons
  • Screen Patrons
  • Verify Proof of Vaccinations
  • Clean and Disinfect High Touch Surfaces and the Arena.
  • For more detail, please view the job description
As an Event Attendant you will:
  • Provide customer service to arena patrons
  • Screen Patrons
  • Verify Proof of Vaccinations
  • For more detail, please view the job description
Important things to know about this position:
  • The hourly rate is $15.00
  • We require at least 2 days of availability
  • Shifts are primarily evenings and weekends, with some daytime shifts

Applicant checklist *PLEASE READ CAREFULLY*

  • Have dates of your availability ready for the 2 weeks after your interview date.
  • The Corporation of the City of Thunder Bay has an accommodation process in place and provides reasonable accommodations for interviewees with disabilities. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or medical need, please email the Sport and Community Event Development Coordinator so that arrangements can be made.

Aquatics, wellness, children & youth jobs

In Aquatics, Wellness, Children & Youth, there are plenty of amazing opportunities to work in diverse environments doing all kinds of great things!

Become a leader, join our aquatics staff



Picture of lifeguard with information on swim instructor certification. To read more visit the Canada Games Comples, Churchill Pool, or Volunteer Pool websites

Working and training as a lifeguard is a great way to develop leadership skills, boost confidence and make an impact in the community!

Being a lifeguard and teaching swimming lessons will give you fantastic hands-on experience developing and teaching lessons for people of all ages.

We have pools that operate all year at the Canada Games Complex, Churchill Pool, and Volunteer Pool plus beaches and outdoor pools in the summer. The best part is we offer all the courses you need to begin your experience (Bronze Medallion, Bronze Cross, Assistant Instructor, Swim Instructor/Lifesaving Instructor)! Register today!

Fitness instructors

If fitness is a passion of yours and you enjoy working with people, being a Fitness Instructor for the Canada Games Complex may be the right thing for you! With a flexible class schedule and multiple rooms, we aim to find something for everybody!

Children and youth jobs - summer 2021

 The Recreation and Culture Division is hiring for summer jobs in our Children and Youth Programs!! We are looking for all kinds of individuals who want to spend time outside, running programs for the children in our community!

We are hiring Children and Youth Leaders and Headstaff in the following programs:

  • Adventurers Camp
  • Chippewa Summer Camps
  • Kidventures
  • Playgrounds

We are also hiring Facilitators, with Junior Inclusion Services, who will work with children who have a disability and are participating in one of the above programs.

Learn more about our Children and Youth programs.

Assets include your Standard First Aid, Level C CPR and HIGH FIVE – PHCD. We also internally train in HIGH FIVE.

If you are 18 or over you will need a Police Record Check with Vulnerable Sector.

Our summer job positions have been posted! The deadline to apply is March 15/21.

Email Sarah Smart at or call her at 626-6565 with any questions!

Programs are subject to changes and cancellations due to COVID-19 responses.

With programming all year around, there is a way for you to exercise your passion for playing games and having fun through Summer Camps, Neighbourhood Recreation, Youth Move, and more! Programming happens at many locations throughout the City so you can always experience new things.


All staff working in our children and youth programs are trained in HIGH FIVE. We are a registered organization with HIGH FIVE and provide training sessions for staff and for the public. 

For more information or to apply for a job, please visit the City of Thunder Bay jobs page.


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