1. Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Minimum qualifications shall include:
a) Successful completion of a Diploma or Degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in,
Recreation Management, Business Management or equivalent combination of education and
experience in a related field.
b) A minimum of 3 years progressive experience in management and supervision of staff
preferably in a municipal or unionized environment.
c) Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite, email and internet, and the ability to learn new
technology as required.
d) A valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver’s License.
e) Successful completion of courses in supervision or management of personnel, budget and
f) Knowledge and understanding of the operation and maintenance of arenas and swimming
g) Knowledge in horticulture.
h) Valid First Aid and CPR Certification.
i) Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing. This includes the ability to understand
and deliver written and verbal instructions.
j) Experience providing exceptional customer service.
k) Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals
at all levels of the organization and external contacts.
As a Management Official, the incumbent shall have the supervisory responsibility for the operation
of the parks and recreation facilities functions of the Corporation. This includes being directly
responsible for the supervision and safety of 10 full time, as well as temporary and casual staff.
3. Comprehension and Judgment
The incumbent must possess an in-depth understanding and ability to interpret the policies of the
Corporation. An ability to effectively communicate with all internal and external clients of the
Culture, Recreation and Green Transportation Department.
The incumbent will exercise a high degree of independent judgment in the provision of services by
the Division within the approved policies and procedures of the Department. This position shall
have the authority, as approved within the annual operating and capital budgets, to financially
commit the Corporation to an expenditure as stated in the City of Selkirk Procurement and Tendering
The incumbent shall have the authority to suspend an employee of the Division for a period not to
exceed (1) one day. The incumbent shall have the authority to recommend to the Department Head
the suspension of an employee of the Division for a period not to exceed three (3) days.
4. Working Conditions
This position will work a 40-hour week.
The position may require the incumbent to attend meetings beyond the normal business hours
and/or overtime as required by the Director or in the case of an emergency situation.
This position can involve a medium level of stress due to the commitment necessary in order to
perform at an acceptable level.
This position does involve some physical effort when required.
Salary range is $72,571 to $81,683 that will be determined by qualifications and experience, plus the City offers a benefits package.
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Are you the dynamo to lead our staff in the face of Big Box Retailing and E-commerce?
Pollock’s Hardware has been open for business at 1407 Main St. since 1922, and in 2008 was transformed
to a Co-operative. In 2013, Pollock’s Hardware Co-op opened a 2nd location at 550 Osborne. Both locations offer a community-based cooperative option to help these neighbourhoods meet their hardware needs.
About the Position….
The General Manager is responsible for profitably managing operations at both store locations through
influencing sales, setting budget, controlling expenses, and managing inventory. The GM reports directly to
the Board of Directors of the co-operative. The GM will define the standard of performance for the stores,
clearly communicate that expectation to all staff, and evaluate the execution of that performance. The GM
directly supervises, develops, and evaluates all staff. Competitive salary with potential for bonuses.
High-energy, positive, and outgoing personality
Past retail management experience is mandatory
Hardware or building supply sector experience is an asset.
Demonstrated team leadership skills, including ability to teach and motivate staff
Experience with POS system and standard computer applications (Excel, Word, Outlook).
Excellent communication skills
Driver’s licence and access to a vehicle are an asset.
Familiarity with co-operative or community development principles is an asset.
Passionate about customer and member service.
Pollock’s Hardware Co-op is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Please e-mail your resume and cover letter by December 12th, 2017 to email@example.com with
“Pollock’s GM” in the subject line.
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