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Recreation Director (Term Position) Employer: Gilbert Plains Municipality Location: Gilbert Plains, MB Application Deadline: TBD

Job Description:

The Recreation Director will be responsible for the coordination of community recreation, sport, leisure needs and interest in the community and responsible for the coordination of community development and recreational activities.

Under the leadership of Council and CAO, the Recreation Director will be responsible for the management of facilities, planning of programming, financial management of the recreation department, human resource management of facility and programming staff, research funding opportunities, grant applications, prepare and develop economic development strategies and opportunities for the Municipality and relationship building within all levels of government, community stakeholders and the public.

1) Post-secondary education (example: Recreation Management, Business Administration)
2) Exposure to a government environment or public sector.
3) Highly developed communication skills including creative writing skills.
4) Proven ability to develop, design and prepare recreational programming.
5) Proficient in Windows and Microsoft Office environment utilizing word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, website, Internet and database software.
6) Valid Class 5 driver’s license.
7) Availability to attend evening and/or weekend events or other meetings as required.

This is a term position, from September 13th, 2021 to October 21st, 2022 that offers a competitive salary. Salary range $40,000-$50,000, negotiable depending on qualifications and experience. Detailed job description available upon request.

Resumes shall include qualifications, work experience and references and may be forwarded to any one of the contact coordinates below.

Direct Applications To:

Gilbert Plains Municipal Office
Amber Fisher, Chief Administrative Officer
201 Main Street North
Box 220, Gilbert Plains, MB, R0L 0X0


Tel: 204-548-2326

Fax: 204-548-2564

Application Deadline: Open until filled