Director of Parks, Facilities, Recreation and Culture

parks & recreation business & economic development
Posted On: Nov 7, 2018
Closing Date: Dec 7, 2018
is recruiting for a
Reporting to the CAO, the Director of Parks, Facilities, Recreation and Culture is responsible for providing overall administration and direction to the Town’s Recreation and Culture divisions including recreation facilities, parklands, tourism, and facilities maintenance.
The successful candidate will have an undergraduate or master’s degree in recreation, public administration, business administration, engineering or a related discipline. 7 to 10 years’ progressive experience managing building facilities, parks or recreational facilities is required, preferably in a municipal setting. Certification as a Real Property Administrator (RPA) or Certified Facility Manager (CFM) will be considered assets. The candidate must possess strong organization and communication skills along with excellent skills in negotiation, team building, leadership, and supervision. General knowledge of technical systems, such as HVAC, refrigeration, mechanical systems, swimming pools, building maintenance and preventative maintenance systems, is required.
Visit for a detailed job description. Applicants are invited to submit a resume no later than Friday, December 7, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted in January 2019.
Town of Amherstburg    
Human Resources Department  
271 Sandwich St. S.   Fax: 519-736-5403
Amherstburg, ON N9V 2A5    
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The Corporation of the Town of Amherstburg is dedicated to maintaining a fair and equitable work environment, and in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Human Rights Code, the Town of Amherstburg will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform the Town of Amherstburg Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodations you may require to ensure your equal participation.