Recreation Centre Manager – District of Saanich

The District of Saanich is seeking a Recreation Centre Manager to oversee the operations of the G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre. This full service centre includes two ice arenas, a four court field house, fitness centre, youth centre and several multi-purpose spaces. Responsibilities include the supervision and direction of staff engaged in administration, building maintenance, programming, facility scheduling and various other operations involved in the delivery of a comprehensive offering of recreation and well-being programs and facility services. The Manager establishes and maintains effective communications with all facility user groups, and works with other Departments to support business delivery including the Engineering Department Facilities Section on infrastructure improvements and capital projects. As a member of the Recreation Division team, the Manager participates in the formulation of long and short term plans, budgets, policies and procedures.

A strong background in recreation programming and community development is essential as well as being a motivated, entrepreneurial strategic thinker with proven interpersonal skills and a collaborative approach to service delivery. Arena management experience is an asset. Qualified applicants will possess a Bachelor Degree in recreation administration or related discipline; six years experience in the provision of recreation services including three years experience in service supervision and/or facility management; satisfactory police information check and a valid B.C. Class 5 Driver’s License with a personal vehicle available for use as and when required. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

A competitive compensation package is offered for this exempt position. Job description and competition information can be found at Please apply by 11:45 p.m. on FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2017 quoting competition 202.17 to: Human Resources, District of Saanich, 770 Vernon Avenue, Victoria, BC, V8X 2W7 (Fax 250-475-5550) or Email We thank all applicants for applying. Only those under consideration will be contacted.

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