Join our Sport & Community Development Team!

We are hiring exciting part-time positions to support our City rinks and facilities. If you are interested in sporting events and concerts and enjoy working with the public, consider joining us as Ice Patrol or Security.  

Visit Thunder Bay's job website to submit your application today! 

About the jobs: 

As Ice Patrol you will:
  • Ensure all rules are being followed during City Public Skates
  • Handle admission payments and provide facility information to attendees
  • For more detail, please view the Ice Patrol job description

As Security you will:

  • Monitor crowd controls before, during and after events
  • Monitor controlled entry points and all liquor sales areas
  • For more detail, please view the Facility Security job description

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!

Children and Youth Program Jobs - Summer 2024 Coming Soon!

The Recreation and Culture Division is hiring for our Summer Children and Youth Programs! We are looking for enthusiastic, child-centred staff with a wide variety of interests to come work in our programs.

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

  • Adventurers Camp
  • Chippewa Summer Camps
  • Kidventures
  • Playgrounds
  • Youth Move

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 will be posted December 4, 2023! The deadline to apply for summer job positions is February 28, 2024. 

Email Alexa Fares at with any questions!


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. 

Become a leader, join our aquatics staff



lifeguard with information on swim instructor certification

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!

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


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