City of Prince George
  • 01-Oct-2021 to 22-Oct-2021 (PST)
  • Prince George, BC, CAN
  • Competitive salary
  • Salary
  • Full time

Excellent benefits and pension package.

Provide Long Range Vision, Leadership and Guidance

To the Recreation and Events Team

About Our Community:

Boasting a high quality of life and standard of living, Prince George has all of the amenities of a large city mixed with the friendliness and appeal of a smaller community. Prince George's central location in the province offers work/life balance with unparalleled access to four-season outdoor recreation activities that are complemented by a full range of urban amenities and a comprehensive transportation infrastructure that connects local residents, businesses, resources and agricultural products to markets around the world. And it is only a short drive to almost anywhere in Prince George ? spend less time commuting and more time doing what matters most to you!

About Our Organization:

The City of Prince George is committed to ensuring a positive, well-balanced work environment for its employees. With opportunities for employee training, professional development and employee wellness programs, the City offers a safe and supportive workplace in which to serve our community!

About The Opportunity:

As the Director, Recreation and Events you will be responsible for overseeing the operation of the City's recreational, entertainment and convention facilities and provision of services to meet the community's recreational needs that enhance the quality of life for residents. Ensuring facilities are functional and operating at maximum efficiency while simultaneously meeting user needs, City standards and legislative requirements are key responsibilities of this high profile position. A strategic business leader, you will also act as a liaison between City Council and staff ensuring departmental activities are coordinated and aligned with Council's priorities.

About Your Background:

You have significant senior level local government experience within the recreational and/or event management field along with appropriate post-secondary education. Along with experience in corporate strategic planning, capital and operating budget management and in the direction of a large and complex group of services you pride yourself in being an effective decision maker and fiscally responsible. You have excellent communication skills, put service quality first and seek continuous improvement in facilities management. You also have prior experience creating an engaging team environment which supports the growth and development of all team members.

Why You Will Love Leading the Recreation and Events team at the City of Prince George:

  • Instill a culture of excellence in customer service across the Recreation and Events Department.
  • Enhance the safe and efficient operation of the City's recreational, entertainment and convention facilities by maximizing the "best use" of all assets.
  • In this exempt position, we offer a competitive salary along with a comprehensive benefits and pension package.

Please apply in confidence by October 22, 2021 to:

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More information about living and working in Prince George and a detailed job description can be located on our website.

The City of Prince George thanks all those who apply; we will be in contact with candidates selected for an interview.

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