Recreation & Community Development Coordinator

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Posted On: Mar 13, 2018
Closing Date: Mar 30, 2018
Madawaska Valley Employment




Recreation & Community Development Coordinator
Full-Time – 1 Year Contract
The Corporation of the Township of Madawaska Valley is currently accepting applications for the position Recreation and Community Development Coordinator. This is a full time, 1-year contract position with the opportunity for renewal or becoming permanent.
Under the direction of and reporting to the CAO/Clerk, the successful candidate will research, facilitate and promote, monitor and evaluate the delivery and oversight of the Municipal recreational, fundraising and economic development programs and services; including supervision of staff and summer students involved with Recreational Programming and Economic Development. The position will oversee and coordinate the use and rentals of all municipally owned recreational and cultural facilities; including oversight of The Railway Station Visitor Centre ensuring that Madawaska Valley is promoted as a destination rich in outdoor activities, culture, and heritage. In collaboration with the Treasurer, researches and pursues available grant funding for the municipality. Work includes writing grant applications, liaising with funding authorities and submitting all progress and final reports.
  • A university degree or community college diploma in a field related to recreation, economic development, marketing, event or project management, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Previous experience developing and managing budgets
  • Requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills to interact with internal/external individuals and government agencies, the general public; including Council, the Chief Administrative Officer/Clerk, the Operations Manager, the Treasurer/Deputy-Clerk in the exchange of information and the receiving of direction.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to meet rigid deadlines and maintain accurate departmental records
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean Criminal record
  • A thorough knowledge of computer operations
A detailed job description, including an expanded list of responsibilities pertaining to this position, is available at, under the “Township Hall” tab, or by request at the Municipal Office. Submit a covering letter and resume by 3:00 p.m. on March 30, 2018.
Please quote “Recreation & Community Development Coordinator” in the subject line and forward to:
Attention: Kim Love, Mayor
Township of Madawaska Valley
85 Bay Street, PO Box 1000
Barry’s Bay, ON K0J 1B0
Email: / Facsimile: 613-756-0553
We thank all applicants and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted. If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please email or call 613-756-2747