Manager of Recreation and Youth Programs

Hamlet of Fort Liard

Hamlet of Fort Liard
Manager of Recreation and Youth Programs

Closing Date: Friday, May 03, 2019
Employer: Hamlet of Fort Liard
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Location: Fort Liard N.W.T

The Hamlet of Fort Liard requires an innovative, progressive, and energetic individual for the position of Manager of Recreation and Youth programs. He/she will report directly to the Hamlet SAO and will plan, develop, administer and coordinate a variety of programs. Administrative responsibilities will include applying for and managing funding proposals and preparing the required reports, identifying program needs, and developing long-range plans and strategies. 
The successful candidate will have completed a 2-year University program or 2-year Recreation Leadership program and have experience in developing recreation programs in a Northern setting. Strong leadership and organizational skills are essential and he/she must be committed to living a healthy lifestyle and being a positive role model for the young people of the community. Staff and volunteer training and supervision are important components of the position as well so it is essential that candidates have experience in human resource management and team-building. In addition, any or all of the following certificates would be beneficial: Coaching certification for a variety of sports, First Aid, CPR, and AED certificates and a class 5 driver's license with current abstract. 
Community facilities include a gymnasium, seasonal swimming pool, ice rink, skateboard park, and outdoor playgrounds, recreation areas, a library, and a childcare center. 
Fort Liard is a community with a population of approximately 650 situated on the Liard River in the Southwest corner of the Northwest Territories. There is year-round road access. 
A complete job description is available upon request. 
Email resume to: sao@fortliard.comor
Fax to 867-770-4004. 
Resumes must be submitted by May 3rd, 2019 by 3 pm (Mountain Time). 
Criminal record check and vulnerable sector checks and drivers abstract must accompany your application. 
Thank you, everyone, who applies but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Organization: Hamlet of Fort Liard
Location: Fort Liard, NT
Region: Deh Cho
Professional Category(s): Parks & Recreation
Posted: April 15, 2019, 12:44 pm
Expires: May 3, 2019, 3:00 pm

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