Community Recreation Coordinator (Eastern Passage)

Auto Req ID: 1759BR Internal / External

Title: Community Recreation Coordinator

Position No: 72282038

Business Unit: Parks and Recreation

Section: Recreation Programming

No. of Positions: 1

Job Category: Recreation & Culture

Work Location: Tallahassee Recreation Centre

Current Supervisor: Mary Angela Munro

Vacancy Type (choose more than one type, if applicable): Permanent F/T

Assignment Length (if applicable): Start Date: 01-Jan-2017 / End Date:

Wage Category: Union

Employee Group: NSUPE Local 13

Hours of Work: 35 hours per week

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Salary - Unionized Positions:

Annual Salary: $64,548

Hourly Rate: $35.33

Job Posting

Halifax Regional Municipality is inviting applications for the permanent position of Community Recreation Coordinator (CRC) with Parks and Recreation. This position is located in the community of Eastern Passage, Halifax Regional Municipality.

The CRC is responsible for the delivery of recreation programs which will include the development, implementation, supervision, and evaluation of seasonal recreation programs; managing a team of seasonal casual staff; coordination of a municipal recreation programs offered in the Eastern Passage area; development and implementation of seasonal special events; development of promotional recreation materials, participation in unit and divisional projects, and managing risk for the safe delivery of recreation services.


  • Lead the delivery of Recreation Services within Eastern Passage area and surrounding communities;

  • Manage recreation administrative processes to support the delivery of recreation services;

  • Recruit, train, evaluate and where applicable, make recommendations to Area Coordinator on disciplinary action;

  • Prepare marketing, promotional materials relating to the delivery of recreation programs and services;

  • Ensure the delivery of Recreation Services are in compliance with occupational health and safety, and WHMIS guidelines;

  • Mitigate risks associated with the delivery of recreation services;

  • Provide quality customer service and safe guard municipal assets;

  • Manage resources appropriately and allocated budget resources effectively.

  • Support location recreation based community development initiatives


Education and Experience:

  • Recreation Management Degree or suitable combination of training and progressive management experience in a municipal recreation setting may be considered.

  • Minimum 5 years progressive management experience in a municipal recreation delivery system

Technical / Job Specific Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated understanding of youth engagement and community development principals

  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of the High Five Quality Assurance System considered an asset

  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of Human Resource Principles

  • Demonstrated understanding of recreation and physical activity trends

  • Proficient in software/technology relevant to business Unit (i.e. Class for Windows, Outlook, Word, Excel, Outlook, SAP)

Security Clearance Requirements: Must be able to successfully complete a Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check and Child Abuse Registry Check.

Please note: Testing may be conducted as a component of the selection process to assess technical and job specific knowledge. Candidates, who are selected for testing, may be tested in a group setting, scheduled at the employer's discretion.


Values and Ethics, Organizational Awareness, Customer Service, Communications, Valuing Diversity, Decision Making, Developing Others, Networking/Relationship Building, Organization and Planning, Risk Management, Teamwork and Cooperation

WORK STATUS: Full time, permanent

HOURS OF WORK: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., 35 hours per week, flexibility required to work evenings and weekends.

SALARY: Level 9 - $35.33 per hour as per the NSUPE 13 Collective Agreement

WORK LOCATION: Tallahassee Recreation Centre

CLOSING DATE: Applications will be received up to midnight on Sunday, December 11, 2016.

Apply at: - look for reference # 1759BR Community Recreation Coordinator

During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request accommodation. Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation, should discuss their needs with the Recruiter when invited to the assessment process.

We encourage applications from qualified African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, women in non-traditional positions, persons with disabilities and Aboriginal persons. HRM encourages applicants to self-identify.

Qualified HRM retirees may also be considered for competitions. In these circumstances, a form of employment may be offered, including term and/or contract employment.

This is a bargaining unit position. External applicants will only be considered if there are no qualified bargaining unit candidates.

(Position # 72282038)

Recruiter: Horton, Melinda

Opened: November 24, 2016

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