THE CORPORATION OF NORFOLK COUNTY
JOB POSTING # NU 13.15
Position: Superintendent, Parks & Recreation Operations (East)
Status: 40 hours per week
Employee Group: Non-Union
Salary: $67,171 - $83,964 per year (under review)
Department: Community Services
Division: Parks, Facilities and Recreation
Reports To: Manager, Parks, Facilities and Recreation
Location: 95 Culver Street, Simcoe, Ontario
Posting Period: April 21st, 2015 to May 5th, 2015
Note: Must be willing to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
Scope of Position:
The Superintendent, Parks and Recreation Operations is responsible for the implementation and supervision of recreational facilities building and plant maintenance programs, cemeteries, parks, sports fields; for associated day-to-day operations including scheduling equipment maintenance and repair, ice and water quality in arenas and pools, maintenance of supplies inventories, co-ordination of set-up requirements for permitted uses, staff and contracted services supervision, associated liaison, report-writing and facility inspection duties; and for responding to enquiries and resolving concerns related to operational matters
- Supervise Parks and Facilities Maintenance staff including scheduling, training, performance evaluations, safety, discipline, authorizing payroll data and overtime requirements, resolving staff concerns. Additionally the Superintendent will assess permanent and casual/student staffing needs, participate in the recruitment process, and prepare recommendations concerning selection of staff
- Comply with the county’s administrative policies and technical and service standards and applicable regulations, building codes and legislation required for the construction, maintenance and operation of parks, buildings and equipment
- Responsible for writing and preparing staff reports for immediate supervisor and/or Council
- Liaise with user groups and community organizations on behalf of Community Services Department
- Manage statistical information and all data collection including the development and implementation of user fees pertaining to parks and facilities as per the user fee by-law
- Facilitates community development initiatives with user groups and organizations as they relate to parks and facilities including community centres, lease free dog parks, skate parks etc.
- Other duties as assigned
Knowledge & Experience:
- Community college diploma in Recreation and Leisure Services, Sports Management or related equivalent discipline
- Must have 3 to 5 years progressive experience in a recreational facilities plant maintenance and operations capacity, including supervisory experience in a unionized environment
- Registered Recreation Facilities Management Certification (ORFA), Certified Ice Technician. Certified Aquatic Technician, Certified Grounds Technician, Certified Building Technician, Certified Arena Refrigeration Plant Technician, Certified Recreation Facilities Professional would be considered an asset
- Practical working knowledge of arena plant maintenance, pool filtration systems and chemistry, ice, pool and building cleaning equipment and methods, sound safety practices, applicable legislation/regulatory standards, and heating, air-conditioning and ventilation systems; knowledge of plumbing and electrical fundamentals, and municipal recreation facilities management is required
- Experience in preparing budget estimates and ensuring compliance including long range plans, conceptual design and capital outlay requirements
- Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
- Able to read blueprints and technical manuals
- Demonstrated experiences and leadership in a union environment, project management and working with contractors
- Proven ability to communicate effectively within the municipal organizational structure
- Ability to implement and maintain maintenance and risk management programs related to parks and facilities
- Excellent problem-solving skills
- Class G Driver’s License with clean abstract
- Current Standard First Aid, C.P.R. Level C
- Ability to work in a team environment, accept and follow verbal and written instructions, complete duties to an acceptable level of quantity and quality with minimal supervision and follow all of Norfolk County Health and Safety Policies and Procedures
- Possess strong leadership and motivational skills, be resourceful and have demonstrated computer skills including a high degree of competence in our corporate software: Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint,) CLASS
- Thorough knowledge of relevant Codes, Acts and Regulations
- Well-developed oral and written communications skills including note taking
- Work schedule may require working some evenings and weekends as required to attend committee meetings and special events and periodically meet with community groups when required
- Must be aware of safe work practices as they relate to job responsibilities and work environment and have the basic understanding of the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
- The work is performed in a normal office environment as well as within operational areas of facilities, parks, cemeteries, community centres and pools and may be outdoors in all weather conditions.
The Corporation of Norfolk County is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
Applications must be submitted through email, mail, fax, courier, or in person to Human Resources & Staff Development by 4:30 p.m. on May 5th.
Human Resources & Staff Development – 21 Lynnwood Ave, Simcoe, ON N3Y 2V7 – Phone: (519)428-9711 – Fax: (519) 426-9876 – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Successful applicants are required to provide the Employer with a current Criminal Reference Check, and current drivers abstract.
Thank you for your interest in this position. Only those to be interviewed will be contacted.