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Service Area Neighbourhood, Children & Fire Services
File # M-28-13E
Posting Closed Date 7/2/2013
Job Code HS109
Position Title Supervisor I, Recreation Services
Position Type Permanent - Full Time
Employee Group Management
Summary of Duties Reporting to the Manager, Recreation Services, and as part of a Team, the Supervisor I, Recreation Services is responsible for community enablement, initiatives and projects that contribute to healthy community development and identifying and implementing activities at the neighbourhood level within a defined geographic sector of the city particularly but not exclusively from the recreational and leisure opportunities perspective. The role involves community initiative consulting and support; arranging and maintaining partnerships for service delivery; providing liaisons between neighbourhoods and the various resources of the Civic Administration; and direct recreation program delivery.
Work Performed
  • Assess, plan, implement and manage specific strategies for community enablement and for recreation and parks related service delivery in an assigned geographical sector of the city via community involvement initiatives, joint ventures/partnerships, direct program delivery, and the coordination of effort by other service providers.
  • Provide liaison services between neighbourhood community organizations and the civic administration on recreation and related matters.
  • Maintain corporate standards of customer service and administrative procedures related to areas of responsibility.
  • Recruit, hire, supervise, coach/counsel, evaluate and recommend on termination of casual staff and volunteers.
  • Provide work direction to an administration assistant.
  • Responsible for the implementation and maintenance of risk management programs and safety procedures within area of responsibility.
  • Prepares and manages operating budgets within area of responsibility.
  • Recommends to Area Manager on recreation or parks related capital budget needs in assigned geographic sector.
  • Prepares reports and/or presentations for consideration by the Divisional Senior Management Team, Ward Councillors or Council Committees on matters related to community initiatives and ongoing program activities within assigned geographic sector.
  • Undertakes special community and divisional projects as assigned.
  • Represents the Area/Division on internal/external committees.
  • Responds to emergency situations related to assigned responsibilities on an on-call basis.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
  • A University degree or Community College diploma in Recreation or related field.
Specialized Training and Licenses

skillis and abilities in the following areas are neccessary:

  • Five years previous management experience.
  • Current First Aid Certificate; Current CPR Certificate; Class G Drivers license.
  • Proven leadership abilities demonstrating a capacity to support staff and services in a dynamic work environment.
  • Flexibility with a high level of initiative and self direction.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and competing demands.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Operate computer terminal and personal computer with appropriate packages.
  • Provide own vehicle.
Compensation Range $58,033 - $78,235
Important Instructions PLEASE UPLOAD YOUR TRANSCRIPTS WITH YOUR APPLICATION (Under the Documents Section).
Please note successful candidates will be asked to provide a police vulnerable sector check, dated within the last six months. This documentation would not be required until further in the recruitment process (following the interview stage if selected).
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