City of Selkirk is seeking a Manager of Parks and Recreation Facilities

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
record keeping.
f) Knowledge and understanding of the operation and maintenance of arenas and swimming
pools.
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.

 

2. Responsibilities
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

Policy.
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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