Director of Leisure Services

  • City of North Battleford
  • May 24, 2018
Full time Recreation - Parks

Job Description

Reporting to the City Manager, the Director will provide leadership and direction in the development of the programs and activities of the Leisure Services Department. The Director works closely with the City Manager and department leadership to establish priorities, policies and strategic direction and takes an active leadership role in furthering the strategic initiatives of the department.

The Director oversees and participates in the preparation, management and coordination of the departmental budget; prepares forecasts of necessary funds for staffing, materials, and supplies; presents and justifies programs, operations and activities; monitors and approves expenditures. Through management staff, oversees the year to year maintenance and care of all recreation /leisure facilities. The

Director works collaboratively with supervisory staff, provides leadership and expertise to the parks group and other departments on recreation/leisure services projects, programs and initiatives. Through management staff, oversees the day-to-day administrative and office routines of the department, all Gallery(s) and Central Booking operations.

This position requires an individual who is a graduate of a recognized college with a degree/diploma in Recreation Administration, Parks or Leisure related discipline.  Experienced in Municipal Recreation Administration, Recreation Facilities Management within a union environment.  Experience in the delivery of community based leisure services programs, with demonstrated experience in the administration aspects of the work, e.g., operating and capital budgets development and administration, program design and delivery, public relations, public speaking; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Must possess and maintain a valid Saskatchewan Driver's License.

Salary will be based on experience and qualifications. Excellent benefits.

Please submit applications, resumes, and applicable certifications to: Ravenhill Group Inc., First Canadian Place 100 King Street W Suite 5600 Toronto, ON M5X 1C9. Attention Mr. Glen Smith Associate 1-888-447-5910 ext. 705