Community Recreation Manager

Township of Langley

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Community Recreation Manager

Regular Full-Time
Competition File #:  18-E015

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Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 123,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty.  A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Community Recreation Manager to join our team of professionals in the Parks and Recreation Division; Recreation Programs and Services Department.

Reporting to the Director, Parks and Recreation, you will be responsible in this exempt position for directing the overall programming and operations of specific community recreation facilities and services, including arenas, fitness centres, and aquatic facilities, ensuring the facilities and programming are designed to meet the needs and interests of the community as well as developing and administering operating and capital budgets.  You will act as a municipal resource relative to community recreation, services, and facilities.  The position entails considerable liaison with user groups, community organizations and the general public.  The successful candidate will use considerable independent judgment, action, and initiative in supervising the facilities and administering comprehensive programming.

Your education will include University graduation with a degree in Recreation, or a related discipline, plus a minimum of 5 years related experience including sound supervisory experience.  Thorough knowledge of community needs and interests serviced by the facilities; principles, practices and objectives of community recreation and cultural programs; rules, regulations and policies; including health and safety programs is necessary.  You will also have thorough knowledge of the methods, procedures and practices used in the management and operation of various types of recreation facilities including arenas, fitness centres, and aquatic facilities and have the ability to plan, coordinate, direct and evaluate directly or through others, the work of a group of subordinates engaged in operational and program activities.

This position is defined by the Township of Langley as a position of trust (Child Safety).  The successful candidate(s) will be required to have a police information check as a condition of employment (Note - Not required as part of the application process, however will be required upon consideration for employment).

This position works a changing schedule of non-standard hours/ non-standard work weeks including evening and nights based on operational facility needs and events.

In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

Please have these ready to upload when you apply:
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Either a RFABC / BCRPA recognized Pool Operators II Certificate; OR a Safety Authority recognized Ice Facilities Operators Certificate and/or 5th Class Power Engineer with refrigeration endorsement at time of application.  If you have both – please upload both. The successful candidate must have at least one of these at time of application and will need to obtain the other one in the first year of employment.
  • BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.

A Serving It Right Certification is considered an asset.

A competitive salary commensurate with experience is available with this Exempt position. If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm, Sunday, November 25, 2018.

We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Organization: Township of Langley
Location: Langley, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation, Program Management/Services
Posted: November 8, 2018, 2:33 pm
Expires: November 25, 2018, 4:30 pm

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