Manager, Recreation Facility

Job Location CA-ON-Mississauga
Posted Date 6 days ago(3/12/2018 4:44 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Job Type
Full Time
Job Industry
Government and Public Sector
Career Level
Experienced, Management
Years of Experience

Job Description

Staying connected to your community through your community centers! Apply today for a Manager, Recreation Facility!


Manager, Recreation Facility



Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for managing multi-purpose Recreation Facilities.  This may be a combination of indoor ice pads, indoor/outdoor pools, gymnasium, fitness centre, recreational programs, meeting rooms, satellite facilities, and leased space.  The Manager provides leadership in the delivery of recreational activities, facility operations and community development initiatives to a team of full and part time staff.  The scope of responsibilities includes facility operation, recreation programs, memberships, drop-in programs, rentals, customer service, working with a variety of diverse organizations that support community development efforts, volunteers, and compliance with corporate policy and legislation.


Working within the established divisional budget and business plan, the Manager will develop facility operating plans to maximize public participation, operating revenues, as well as local community and business partnerships.  Liaising with elected officials, other departments and organizations are additional competencies required.  Quality assurance, health and safety, and a commitment to asset lifecycle maintenance are also expected of this position.  As a member of the division’s Recreation Manager Team, as well as the Facility Manager Team, there will be participation in a number of committees and project teams. 


Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends is required.



Job Specifications:

  • Recognized post-secondary degree or diploma in Recreation, Sports Administration Management or equivalent.
  • 5 to 7 years of progressively responsible experience in managing multi-purpose recreational facilities and programs. 
  • Demonstrated supervisory, leadership and team-building skills.  Ability to effectively and efficiently maximize the use of human and financial resources to meet community and departmental needs. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills, combined with excellent oral and written skills, and the ability to liaise effectively with the public, elected officials and outside agencies.
  • Experience in community development initiatives, and establishing programs for at risk populations and developing unique community outcomes through inter-agency cooperation is an asset. 
  • Proficiency in computer software applications. 
  • HIGH FIVE PHCD and QUEST 2 are required for this position (or willing to obtain within the first 6 months of start date.
  • Position requires travel between City of Mississauga Facilities.
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s License and access to a vehicle as required


Note: Successful candidate will need to be prepared for increased mobility, with appropriate notice, in order to fill vacancies, provide developmental opportunities for staff and be responsive to future operational needs or to support the operational structure and its requirements.


Hours of Work: 35 hour per week

Salary: $95,994-$127,987

Closing Date: March 27, 2018

Number of Openings: 1 Full-time

Department/Division/Unit:COmmunity Services Department, Recreation Division






A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate, at his or her own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.


 We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform City Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act .        




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