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Service Area Neighbourhood Children & Fire/Area Rec. Services
File # M-29-13E
Posting Closed Date 7/12/2013
Job Code HS109
Position Title Supervisor I, Recreation Services
Position Type Temporary - Full Time
Employee Group Management
Summary of Duties Reporting to a Manager III,  Area Recreation Services, and as working as part of an Area Recreation Services Team, the Supervisor I, Recreation Services will have a combination of responsibilities ranging from  community centre management to recreation program delivery and community enablement/engagement. The Supervisor will contribute recreation skills, expertise, and assets to the goal of building healthy/strong communities and neighbourhoods.   
Work Performed

Plan and/or support, implement and manage community enablement/engagement initiatives, projects and strategies including:

  • Developing, building, and maintaining partnerships, collaborations, initiatives, and relationships with citizens, community and neighbourhood groups, organizations and networks.
  • Providing liaison services between citizens, resident groups, partner organizations or collaborations and the civic administration – particularly on matters related to recreation and parks.
 
Plan, implement and manage community recreation programs for all ages and demographics, within London’s recreation service system, including:
  • Increasing awareness on the benefits of participating in recreation programs and activities
  • Building collaborations with other service providers to enhance recreation program services for Londoners
  • Assessing recreation service system for local gaps, trends
  • Program design, planning and creation
  • Program promotions and evaluations
  • Staff  and volunteer recruitment, training, supervision and management – especially casual program staff
  • Implement and manage program quality assurance programs
 
Manage community recreation centres including: 
  • Participating in planning and design of new facilities or renovations projects
  • Staff and volunteer recruitment, training, supervision and management - especially casual facility staff
  • Planning, scheduling, and managing space and time allocations of community centres
  • Implementing and managing facility related quality assurance programs
  • Promoting public use of community centres
  • Integrating community centres into the network of neighbourhood hubs
 
Manage administrative and support functions and duties related to assigned responsibilities including but not limited to:
  • Preparing, monitoring, and managing operating budgets within areas of responsibility
  • Maintaining corporate standards of customer service and administrative procedures related to areas of responsibility.
  • Implementation and maintenance of risk management – including Occupational Health and Safety – programs and safety procedures within areas of responsibility.
  • Recommending re: recreation or parks related capital budget needs to Manager
  • Preparing reports and/or presentations as required.
  • Undertaking special community and departmental projects as assigned.
  • Representing the Area/Division/Service Area on internal/external committees.
 
Participates in emergency response situations (including Reception Centre operation) as required.
 

Performs related duties as assigned.

Qualifications
  • Equivalent of a university degree or college diploma in Recreation or related field. 
  • Five Years leadership experience – recreation or related field experience preferred.
  • Current First Aid Certification; Current CPR Certification;
  • Class G Driver’s license and provides own vehicle.
  • Competency in standard business software and technology usage
Compensation Range $58,033 - $78,235
Other Information This is a temporary contract for up to 2 years.
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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