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Assistant Superintendent of Recreation Facilities

(Exempt – Full Time)
Recreation and Culture Department

If you are an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who demonstrates initiative and wants to work for a forward- thinking, creative employer, this opportunity is for you! The Recreation and Culture Department with the City of Chilliwack, a growing and vibrant community of 100,000 located 100 kilometers east of Vancouver, is seeking a dynamic individual to fill the position of Assistant Superintendent of Recreation Facilities.

Are you the one we’re looking for?
In this dynamic role you will ensure that all Recreation Facilities are maintained and operated according to Department and Council policy. Ensure that appropriate expenditures of approved budgets are executed properly. Make sure that all goals, objectives and service levels are maintained in an effective and timely manner pursuant to Council Directives. Implement changes to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Recreation Facilities operation and prioritize the safety of the Recreation users. Assume responsibility for the hiring process for the Recreation function, including staff increments, promotions, performance assessments and all facets of discipline up to and including dismissal.
Assume responsibility for many aspects of Contracted Services in the Recreation Facilities, from calling for tenders to the management of the contract. You will be responsible for effectively planning and coordinating short term minor and medium objectives as well as assisting with long term capital and major projects. Self-starter with ability to organize daily tasks,  set  priorities,  work  independently  and  as  a member of a team; and work effectively  under pressure  and tight deadlines.  Proven ability to  address  competing  needs  and advance  established  priorities.  Proven  ability  to seek innovative solutions to problems and exercise independent  judgment  and action in  performance  of all  duties. Must hold valid B.C. Driver’s license.
You should have training in Recreation Facilities Management, Buildings Management or similar programs and 5 years of progressive related experience, in Building Management, preferably in a government setting. Technical training and experience in the maintenance and operation of municipal pool and arena mechanical and HVAC systems is a asset. You can communicate effectively with elected representatives, appointed officials, contractors and the general public, while effectively leading a diversified team of individuals. You have skills in project management and demonstrate a high degree of versatility and adaptability to changing circumstances.
We offer a very competitive benefits package for this exempt position, and a great work environment that prides itself on employee satisfaction. The successful candidate must be available to work a varied schedule which includes day, weekend, and/or evening shifts. We offer a great work environment that prides itself on employee satisfaction. If this job is a good fit for you, apply at and submit a fully detailed resume and cover letter in PDF format.
How to Apply:
Job Title: Assistant Superintendent of Recreation Facilities (Exempt – Full Time)
Compensation: $98,447-$105,990 annually

Competition Number: E2401
Closing Date: March 8, 2024

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