Employment Opportunities

Below is a current list of employment opportunities related to recreation and parks.

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To submit a job opportunity contact info@recreationmb.ca. Postings are free for members or $50 for non members.

Recreation Manitoba understands that each organization has its own policies on the disclosure of salaries in job positing. We believe that posting salary ranges supports pay equity.  Posting a salary range sets expectations and is a more transparent process for applicants. While we do not mandate it, we do encourage all organizations and recruiters who wish to advertise open positions on our Job Board to include a salary range.

Special Projects Officer- Lifesaving Society Manitoba

Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Special Projects Officer will be responsible for delivering Lifesaving Society Training courses and Water Smart® Public Education programs across Manitoba. This position will support strategic goals, initiatives and overall mission of drowning and injury prevention through a multi-disciplinary team approach that strives for innovation, excellence and efficiency.

Time Commitment & Working Conditions

  • Full Time – Permanent;
  • 34 hours per week;
  • Travel to rural and remote communities in Manitoba will be required;
  • Work may involve irregular hours, including weekends and holidays.

View complete listing at this link

Please submit your cover letter, resume and salary expectations to Stacey.grocholski@lifesaving.mb.ca by Friday, July 15, 2022.

Community Recreation Coordinator- Canadian Forces Morale and Welfare Services (CFMWS)

The Community Recreation Coordinator plays an important role, providing quality leisure programs, services and facilities to our military members and their families.

CFMWS services are tailored to help families with the challenges they may face due to military life and make the most of everyday activities such as going to the playground or day camp. We believe that when members of the Canadian Armed Forces are able to take good care of themselves and their families, they can do better both at home and at work. Whether families need to sign the kids up for swimming lessons, improve their fitness, make friends in a new community - our services are here to help.

You will have a diverse portfolio, providing programs for preschoolers to adults. Each day will be different as you coordinate the details of community fitness, sports, arts and culture programming, civic events and oversee services such as memberships. You will have a chance to expand your skills and share your passions as you mentor junior staff and volunteers all with the goal of improving the quality of life for our military.

View complete listing at this link

Apply online at http://www.cfmws.com/careers

Aquatics Manager- North Battleford

Under the direction of the CUplex General Manager, the Aquatics Manager will oversee day-to-day Aquatics operations and is responsible for the implementation of aquatic programs and services in a safe and efficient facility, through the coordination of required human and physical resources. The Aquatic Manager is a member of the City’s Full Leadership Team. The Aquatics Manager is responsible for ensuring the development, promotion, implementation and evaluation of programs and services, including leisure, fitness, aquatic, sport, and lifestyle-related programs at the Battlefords CO-OP Aquatic Centre. The Aquatics Manager will directly manage all Lifeguards & Instructor staff and assist the CUplex General Manager in the management of all Aquatic Centre staff including Customer Service Representatives, Facility Attendants and Aquatic Operators. 

Rate of Pay: $76,143 -$94,888 – 2022 Out of Scope Salary

Comprehensive Group Benefits and Municipal Employee Pension Plan

Hours of Work: 40 Hours a week

Posting Closing date: When suitable candidate is found.

View Duties and Responsibilities at this link

To see the Comprehensive Job Description please contact HR at hr@cityofnb.ca

Interested candidates are invited to apply by submitting a detailed resume quoting job reference number to email: hr@cityofnb.ca

Recreation Director - RM of Lac du Bonnet

The Rural Municipality of Lac du Bonnet is accepting applications for a Permanent part-time Recreation Director. The Recreation Director is responsible for planning, implementing, and managing a broad range of community recreation services and encouraging maximum community involvement.

Excellent leadership skills and an ability to effectively communicate with the public, council and staff are necessary. A post-secondary education in recreation in a local government environment is considered an asset. If you possess the skillset for this position and are interested in joining our team, please see the full Recreation Director job description available at this link.

Please forward resume to: deputy@lacdubonnet.com

Lifeguard- Faith Bible Camp

Faith Bible Camp seeks a lifeguard for eight weeks of camp sessions in July and August. If you have a passion for caring for children and keeping them safe as they enjoy swimming, this is a great opportunity! FBC offer room and board, wifi access, and working hours Monday to Friday each week. Individuals at least 17 years of age in possession of a current lifeguard certificate and First Aid/CPR can apply by contacting  camp office at info@faithbiblecamp.org

Director of Community Services- City of Morden

The City of Morden is seeking to fill a vibrant and challenging full-time role as our Director of Community Services. As the Director of Community Services, you will provide professional leadership and direction for the development and maintenance of all community recreation, events, parks, administration, beach and campground facilities. Working as part of the senior management team, you will be engaging the Department to deliver the highest calibre of services to the community. You thrive on providing creative, sustainable analysis and strategic recommendations for your organization. You also possess keen leadership and team-building skills.

View complete listing at this link

Interested applicants are invited to submit resume packages to: mneufeld@mymorden.ca

Operator/Manager- Landmark Recreation Association Arena

Under the direction of the Landmark Recreation Association, the Arena Operator/Manager is responsible for performing duties related to the operation and maintenance of the Landmark Recreation Complex located at 101 Robert Koop Road, Landmark, MB.

Maintenance Responsibilities Include but not limited to:

● Preparing and maintaining ice surface, including flooding, cleaning, smoothing and operating ice conditioning machines

● Preparing and maintaining of all ball diamonds, soccer pitches and green space

● Maintenance and operation of all facility equipment. Operate and monitor ammonia plant, following all procedures and safety requirements.

● Sanitizing and cleaning of all dressing rooms

● Cleaning and stocking of all washrooms in facility

● Cleaning and maintaining of all hallways, stairways, bleachers and lobby of facility

● Emptying of garbage and recycling

● Enforcing all of the Arena rules

The position is a full time year round position. The position is normally Monday-Friday 8am-4pm but hours may vary depending on the tasks and scheduling of events.

Salary range is $48000-$55000 depending on experience and certification. Benefits, pension and cell phone subsidy is also included.

View complete listing at this link.

Please forward resume and qualifications to: landmarkrecboard@gmail.com

Head Lifeguard- Dauphin Recreation Services

Salary Range: $20 - $23 hourly, depending on qualifications.


1. Current Standard First Aid (SFA) or Aquatic Emergency Care (AEC)

2. Current CPR “C” Certification

3. Current National Lifeguard – Core/Pool Option (NL)

4. Current Lifesaving Swim for Life Instructor

5. Proven leadership abilities and effective communication skills.

6. Job requires evening and weekend shifts.

7. Must present a recent medical examination certificate which includes hearing and vision test.

8. Consent for disclosure of Criminal Record Information and Provincial Child Abuse Registry Access Application.

Preference will be given to candidates with the following additional qualifications:

  • MFLDA Aqua Fitness instructor
  • NLI (Instructor) and Examiner
  • Lifesaving Trainer Level
  • Certificate, Degree or Diploma in Recreation related field
  • Four (4) years active experience as a lifeguard/instructor

Please email your resume and cover letter to: finance@dauphinrec.com

Arena & Ice Technician- Dakota Community Centre

The Dakota Community Centre-Jonathan Toews Sportsplex and Dakota Fieldhouse located in South St. Vital is looking for a hard working Arena & Ice technician who is energetic and thrives on client-first service while working with people of all ages and abilities. The Arena & Ice Technician position will appeal to someone who is self-motivated, an exceptional team player, adaptable, reliable and client-focused. If you have arena ice maintenance experience, that would be an asset but not a requirement. For essential requirements of this position please see below list of Qualifications.

Please e-mail to hr@dakotacc.com or drop off a resume at the front desk at 1188 Dakota with a short cover letter telling us more about yourself and how you see yourself in this role would be appreciated.

View the complete listing at this link 

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