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Director of Parks & Recreation

Job Type: 
Management / Administration
Town of Taber
Job Description : 

Hire Standard is recruiting on behalf of the Town of Taber

Taber, Alberta is a town of just over 8,700 people that is known for sunny days, friendly people and corn! With a wide range of amenities, Taber is “a great place to grow!”. Visit www.taber.ca to learn more.

Director of Parks & Recreation


  • Management, Administration, Quality Control and Supervision of all aspects of Facility Care and Customer Service.
  • Development, Promotion and Execution of Recreation Initiatives to a wide client base
  • Supervise & Motivate a Team of skilled recreation Employees
  • Develop Relationships/Partnerships with Community Organizations
  • Contribute to the overall Development and Delivery of Municipal Strategic Plan, Goals & Vision
  • Stay current with Community Needs, Industry Trends, Regulations and Opportunities.
  • Financial functions including Budget development, management and forecasting.
  • HR functions such as Hiring within department, Scheduling, Training, Performance management, Payroll authorizations, and participate in Negotiating Union Agreements.
  • Attendance at and prepare Reports for various committee meetings
  • Oversee Project Management on Capital Projects related to Recreation


  • 5+ year’s Management Experience
  • Recreation Facility & Parks Experience
  • Post secondary Education in related field
  • Experience working in a Unionized Environment
  • Standard First Aid/CPR/AED
  • Computer Competency
  • Excellent Communication and Relationship Building skills
  • Strong Leadership and Mentorship ability
  • Outgoing, Positive and Approachable attitude
  • Commitment to Excellence and Innovation
  • Problem Solving and Hands-on approach

We Offer:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Comprehensive Benefits & LAPP Pension
  • Monday – Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm, with approximately 10 hours after hours/month
  • Professional Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Positive, Supportive Team Environment
  • Diverse and Challenging Responsibilities
Closing Date: 
May 31, 2021
Application Return: 

Please apply online at hire-standard.com or email resume to info@hire-standard.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered will be contacted.

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