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||Coordinator - Leisure Services
|Hours of Work
||Blocking System in Effect
||Regular Full Time
This position carries out a variety of administrative work in planning, developing, coordinating and administering recreation service activities, programs and facilities operations for an assigned geographical area of Richmond or within a specific field of activity for the whole community. This position supervises the Program Coordinator(s), Recreation Facility Clerk, Building Service Worker, and other staff and volunteers. Examples of key work activities include:
- Liaison, consultative and resource services to a Community Recreation Association or Society and their Council Liaisons, other community partners, service providers, and stakeholders.
- Responsible for developing and administering city & Association/Society budgets, contracts, and minor and major capital projects.
- Prepare reports, memos, emails and other correspondence to a wide range of internal and external clients.
- Develops and promotes community support and involvement in services and programs.
- Ensures that departments and applicable Community Association or Society objectives and requirements are met.
- Plan, schedule, assign, mentor, supervise and review the work of subordinate staff, instructors and volunteers.
- Hire, supervise, coordinate, schedule and provide feedback to staff; may participate and provide input into more formal performance reviews as required.
|Education & Experience
||Graduation from University in Physical Education, Recreation or a related discipline including or supplemented by courses in specialized recreation services as required, plus a minimum of 5 years progressive supervisory experience in a recreation facility.
|Knowledge & Skills & Abilities
- Ability to plan, develop, coordinate and administer recreation service operations and programs, including major special events.
- Ability to develop and promote community interest and involvement in the recreational programs and operations provided.
- Knowledge of the principles, practices, objectives and philosophy of organized community recreation and of those used in the management of recreational facilities.
- Knowledge of the rules, regulations, procedures and policies governing the work performed.
- Knowledge of the recreational needs and interests of the citizens in the community-wide field or geographic area.
- Ability to recruit, interview, supervise, lead, mentor, delegate, coordinate and schedule the work of staff groups.
- Ability to supervise, assign and assist in the work.
- Ability to provide liaison, consultative and recreation advisory services to a Community Association and other groups.
- Ability to courteously and effectively deal with the public in providing information and assistance regarding Parks and Recreation activities and programs.
- Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with a variety of groups, businesses and association members.
- Ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously; work well under pressure; deal with stressful situations with professionalism.
- Ability to work both independently and interdependently while exercising sound judgement and initiative.
- Ability to prepare and administer budgets.
- Ability to prepare and maintain correspondence, records and reports.
- Ability to use REDMS or a similar records management system.
- Knowledge in CLASS, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
- Ability to successfully pass a Criminal Record Check.
|Licences & Certificates & Registrations
Valid Class 5 Drivers Licence for the Province of British Columbia.
CPR and First Aid Certification preferred.
|Working Conditions and Effort
||Duties are performed in an office environment.
||CUPE - Local 718
||South Arm Community Centre
|External Closing Date
|PS Pay Band
||Pay Band 17
||$37.58 to $44.41 per hour (2012 Rates)
The City of Richmond wishes to thank all applicants for their interest in this career opportunity; however, only those candidates considered for the position will be contacted.
No telephone inquiries please.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work applicable to this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
The City of Richmond is an equal opportunity employer.
We encourage all qualified individuals to apply, however, our positions are restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.