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Posted Date: December 22, 2023
Closing Date: January 9, 2024
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With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial and recreational opportunities. This unique rural area is situated on the west outskirts of Edmonton, just 20 minutes from downtown, and stretching over 2438 sq. km. of picturesque landscapes.
Now Hiring: Manager, Community Programs (Competition #23-74)
Parkland County has an opportunity for a permanent, full-time Manager, Community Programs position in the Community Services department. Reporting to the Director, Community Services, the Manager, Community Programs is responsible for managing and implementing community programs including Recreation, Culture, Family and Community Support Services (FCSS) & Community Development. This position provides leadership and guidance to a team of community development, community support and indoor recreation staff to ensure effective operation of County community programs, recreation facilities and services. This position serves as an important liaison to municipal and regional partners to ensure collaboration and effective community program implementation.
The ideal candidate for this position will have the following:
A bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Social Work or a related discipline is required. Aquatic programming and operations experience would be considered an asset.
A minimum of five (5) to seven (7) years of relevant experience in recreation and/or social work in a related field with progressive responsibilities in supporting community/program development.
A minimum of five (5) years of progressive leadership experience directly supervising staff of various experience levels and projects.
Must possess strong interpersonal and communication skills and be highly proficient in relationship building.
Must have a strong understanding of social programming and possess the cultural competency to work effectively and respectfully with a variety of cultures and communities in Parkland County.
Must have advanced technology and computer proficiency, including the Microsoft Office Suite.
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License. Upon hire, a satisfactory current Driver’s Abstract must be provided.
The total rewards package for this position includes:
A starting annual salary of $107,345 to $134,181 based on a 35-hour work week and option to join the Earned Day Off Program.
In addition, extended health and dental benefits, access to our confidential Employee and Family Assistance Program, paid sick time, three (3) weeks vacation plus five (5) extra management days per year with your birthday off, flexible work arrangements allowing remote work options (based on position’s needs), and personal days. Our organization offers access to physical fitness including an employee on site gym and lunch exercise programs, a Social Club, a mental health committee, and a comprehensive training program with extensive learning and development opportunities. Visit our careers page to view the complete Total Rewards Package for this position!
Interested Candidates are Invited to Apply Online at careers.parklandcounty.com by Tuesday, January 9, 2024 at 4:30 p.m.
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Description automatically generated with medium confidenceWe thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Applications will only be considered through the Parkland County website.
We are committed to fostering an inclusive workplace that welcomes, respects and values the multivariate diversity of current and prospective employees. We strive to provide reasonable access and accommodation throughout the recruitment and employment process. If you have any questions regarding this, please connect with our team at humanresources@parklandcounty.
The Alberta Recreation & Parks Association would like to acknowledge the First Nations, the Métis, and all of the people across Alberta who share a history and a deep connection with this land. We dedicate ourselves to moving forward in partnership with Indigenous communities in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.