BC Local Government Job Posting Service

The “Natural Place to live, work, play and invest,” the City of Pitt Meadows is a picturesque community of just over 18,500 residents, boasting a small town atmosphere with all the urban amenities, beautiful outdoor environment, and a great quality of life, located just one hour east of downtown Vancouver.

Manager of Recreation and Culture

To ensure we deliver exceptional results to our residents and other stakeholders we are recruiting for a Manager of Recreation and Culture who will be an integral team player that will manage the staff and operations of the City’s Recreation and Cultural functions. This person will report to the Director, of Parks, Recreation and Culture, providing advice and day-to-day supervision of the operations. We are seeking a dynamic individual with a team-oriented leadership style, outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills, supplemented with solid experience.

This exempt position will lead and manage a diverse team dedicated to providing recreational, social, cultural and leisure activity programs and events for various age and special interest groups in a multi-cultural community.  Key to success in this position will be the ability to manage the personnel and operations of the department, prepare and oversee annual operating and capital budgets, ensuring regulatory compliance with various levels of government and acting as a liaison on various boards, commissions and task forces. You will have input into hiring and overseeing work performed by staff, and consultants, direct the advertising, promotion and evaluation of recreation programs, and ensure adherence to quality control standards.

Preferred candidates will possess a university degree in Recreation Management, Leisure Studies, or a related discipline as well as courses in recreation education, community development and business management. Five years of experience including at least one year of experience at a senior management level in a supervisory capacity within a related setting is required.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a team dedicated to creating a vibrant, sustainable, complete and livable community. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package for the right candidate.

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Closing date: Wednesday, March 4, 2020

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Location: Pitt Meadows, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: February 13, 2020, 3:52 pm
Expires: March 4, 2020, 4:30 pm