Supervisor of Recreation Services - Contract until December 31, 2027

Wasaga Beach, ON, Canada
Town of Wasaga Beach
Supervisor, Recreation Services
(Temporary Full Time – June 2024 to December 2027)
Wasaga Beach located on the shores of Georgian Bay, in Simcoe County and home to the World's Longest Freshwater Beach. As a waterfront municipality, local parks and trails contribute to the collective experience shared by residents and visitors to Wasaga Beach.  For a list of programs offered checkout the 2024 Recreation Guide.

The Town of Wasaga Beach is seeking an effective, progressive leader to join our team for the secondment of the Supervisor of Recreation Services until December 31, 2027.

General Responsibilities:  Under the direction of the Director Recreation & Facilities, the Supervisor of Recreation Services plans, organizes and supports community recreation programming activities, services and facilities. Where required, coordinates the direct delivery of programming activities.  Recruits, trains, supervise and evaluate professional recreation workers and volunteers. Develops recreation schedules, registration process and fees for recreation services; conducts outreach and marketing activities with users, donors, facilitates community groups and performs related work as required.

  • Post secondary diploma in Recreation and Leisure. Programs in Marketing & Promotion, Municipal and Business Administration considered an asset;
  • Two (2) years previous related job experience, one (1) year on the job, three (3) years total relevant experience.
  • Recreation and Leisure Studies Certificate
  • Excellent leadership skills with an ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, elected officials, the business community and general public
  • Experience in volunteer organizations and working with volunteers in the delivery community programs
  • Strong written communication skills;
  • Excellent analytical and project/time management skills;
  • Able to lead and work as part of a team;
  • Strong computer skills utilizing Microsoft applications; 
  • A current clean Vulnerable Sector Screen is required;
  • Proven knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act;
  • A valid class G driver license with a clean abstract;
  • Ability to assume a flexible work schedule;
  • Able to work days, nights, weekends and statutory holidays when required.
Salary Range (35 hours/week): $99,535 to 116,443 annually

Closing Date: June 9, 2024 at 4:00 pm.
The Town of Wasaga Beach is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment.  Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process, upon request.  Please advise the Town of Wasaga Beach Human Resources Department if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process. We thank all applicants who apply for this position, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, Chapter 25, as amended, and will be used for the purpose of candidate selection.

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