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Recreation Coordinator
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

September 8, 2020
at 5:00 PM
Job ID: J0720-0408 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Parks, Recreation & Culture
Job Description:
At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging and rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.
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Help us promote healthy lifestyles, opportunities for play and recreation in a fun and fast-paced environment.

As the Recreation Coordinator you will have the opportunity to coordinate the planning, development, implementation and administration of comprehensive community recreation programs. Under general direction, the Recreation Coordinator is responsible for researching, designing, implementing, coordinating, administering and evaluating one or more segments of an approved recreation program, and for program activity, event and service planning and community development.

You will supervise program and facility staff, establish and maintain liaison with a variety of internal and external contacts, promote and publicize interest and participation in program activities, and develop and monitor program budgets. You will exercise considerable initiative and independence of judgement and action within the limits of established policies, procedures and guidelines.

As the ideal candidate you will have:

• Completion of a post-secondary degree in Recreation & Leisure Service Management or Business Administration supplemented with a minimum of two courses in public recreation program management/development.
• Three years of experience in public recreation program development with exposure to a variety of focus areas including one year of related supervisory experience.
• Valid Class 5 BC Drivers Licence.

This opportunity is Aquatics specific and the successful candidate must be able to work evenings and weekends. A minimum of two evening shifts (12:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.) weekly will be required.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $30.74 to $36.14.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.

If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity to make an impact in a fast growing municipality, we want to hear from you!

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Closing Date: September 8th, 2020

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Opening Date: August 27, 2020 08:30 AM
Closing Date: September 8, 2020 05:00 PM