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Recreation Coordinator

  • 24 May 2017
  • 07 Jun 2017
  • 3:00 PM
  • Township of Algonquin Highlands

The Corporation of the

Township of Algonquin Highlands

requires a

Recreation Coordinator

The Township of Algonquin Highlands with a permanent population of 2,000 and a seasonal population exceeding 10,000 is known within Central Ontario as an area of natural beauty where residents enjoy a rural lifestyle second to none. 

The Township of Algonquin Highlands is seeking applications from experienced, qualified persons for the position of Recreation Coordinator. Under the direction of the Manager of Parks, Recreation and Trails the Recreation Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing, overseeing, evaluating and promoting all sport, recreation, healthy active living, leisure programs and special events for all ages and abilities, as well as for the supervision of the staff associated with the related recreation facilities and programming throughout the Township of Algonquin Highlands. 

The preferred candidate will possess the following qualifications: 

  • Minimum of two (2) years relevant experience including supervisory and event planning experience. 
  • Post-secondary education in recreation/leisure studies or related discipline/equivalent experience. 
  • Working knowledge related to developing and administering community programming and special events within a municipal setting. 
  • Knowledge of risk management techniques and procedures relative to providing community programming and events. 
  • Small Drinking Water Systems Operator Certificate would be an asset as would Standard First Aid/CPR C Certificate. 
  • Must have very strong, demonstrated interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with an upbeat, outgoing, positive, creative and enthusiastic attitude. 
  • Excellent project/time management skills with an ability to work from memory. 
  • Strong computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and various social media platforms. 

Salary Range: $26.18 - $29.47/hr (40 hours/week) 

The Township of Algonquin Highlands is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, the information gathered will be used solely for the purpose of job selection. We thank all applicants; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Please see the attached full job description

Please submit your resume and cover letter by 3:00 pm on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 to: 

Chris Card, Parks, Recreation and Trails Department Manager 
Township of Algonquin Highlands 
1123 North Shore Road 
Algonquin Highlands, ON K0M 1J1 
Email: ccard@algonquinhighlands.ca 

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