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|Town of Edson
Posted Date: September 14, 2023
Closing Date: September 28, 2023
|Town of Edson
We are looking for a highly organized and motivated leader to fill the position of Recreation Manager at the Edson & District Leisure Centre. This role offers a wide range of responsibilities as you will be performing a variety of duties to ensure the smooth operation of the facility. This includes everything from directing and supervising the daily activities of the facility and staff to developing budgets and ensuring timely maintenance of the building. If you’re ready to take on the exciting role of overseeing an entire recreation facility, don’t miss out on this opportunity!
This role involves ensuring the continuous operation of the facility through the implementation of effective management strategies and Community Development principles to meet the needs of our user groups, stakeholders, and the public. Collaboration with the Community Development Team on local recreational events and programs is essential. Responsibilities also include overseeing preventative maintenance and repair work related to ice plant and pool systems and the development of policies and procedures aimed at promoting utilization, safety, cleanliness, and enjoyment for both staff and facility users.
We’re looking for an ideal candidate who demonstrates strong leadership, adaptability, creativity, advanced organizational skills, expertise in municipal facility management, and proficiency in planning and budgeting. In this position, you will work closely with the management team, provide guidance and assistance to staff members, and ensure compliance with our established policies, procedures, and safety guidelines. You’ll also play a key role in fostering a positive workplace culture and promoting our organizational values of Communication, Creativity, Kindness, Respect, and Teamwork.
In addition to the above, we require applicants to possess:
• Preferred post-secondary degree in Recreation Administration or another relevant discipline.
• 5 years’ management experience and 5 years’ experience operating similar facilities (may be concurrent), preferably in the municipal sector
• RFP Arena Operator Level I and II
• Facility Maintenance Training
• Valid First Aid certificate
• Class 5 driver’s license
The successful applicant will also be required to produce a clear Criminal Record & Vulnerable Sector check.
About the Town of Edson and our team
Edson’s growth over the years is based on the rich natural resources in the region. We have a steady and viable economy now and into the future. Enjoy the vast and beautiful trail system throughout the community, take in some local history at the Galloway Station Museum, and enjoy some of the great recreation and culture programs offered through our Community Development team and embrace a lifestyle that lets you reconnect with the things that matter the most.
We may be biased, but we think that our team is really special, and we are looking for the right fit! Every person in the Town of Edson works with a community pride that is hard to replicate elsewhere. Working with this team is so much more than bringing a skill, it is bringing a passion and dedication to the service you deliver while taking pride in what you do every day.
What do we offer?
The wage range for this position is $91,500 to $110,500 per year. Candidate placement within the range during the first six months on the job is dependent on experience and available budget.
This position also offers a robust benefits package, which includes:
• A generous vacation package
• A $400/year Active Living Allowance
• Sunlife benefits through Alberta Municipalities, and
• An excellent defined-benefit pension plan through LAPP
How do you apply?
Kindly submit your resume along with a cover letter that outlines your professional background, fundamental values, and the driving force behind your decision to pursue this opportunity. Please note that we will be actively screening applications for this role and interviewing as suitable applicants are identified. This posting will remain open until Thursday, September 28, 2023.
Please send your cover letter and resume to:
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.