Employment Opportunities

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

Recreation Manitoba shares job opportunities on social media using the hashtag #RecMBjobs. Search LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook for opportunities under that hashtag.

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.

Safe Sport Community Consultants - Sport Manitoba 

Sport Manitoba is seeking proposals from qualified Consultants interested in assisting with the identification of needs and training required for the delivery of safe sport in northern and Indigenous communities in this Request for Proposal (RFP). An overview of the purposes and nature of Sport Manitoba can be found at this link

To be accepted, the responding proposal will be accepted in electronic (.pdf) until 16:00 hours, Manitoba local time, October 7 by Sport Manitoba.

The proposal shall be marked: Request for Proposal – October 2022 Safe Sport Northern Safe Sport Strategy. The Proposal can be emailed to: Iris.murray@sportmanitoba.ca

Recreation Director - Municipality of Deloraine - Winchesteer

The Municipality of Deloraine - Winchesteer is seeking a part time Recreation Director. This position will be offered as a .6EFT. Further details may be obtained by contacting the undersigned. Applications will be received until Wednesday, September 28, 2022 @ 4:00pm.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to: pamela@delowin.ca

Manager of Parks & Recreation - Town of Minnedosa

The Town of Minnedosa is seeking a team-oriented individual who under the direction of and reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) who will be, as the Manager of Parks & Recreation, responsible for directing the overall planning, organizing, coordination, development, scheduling, maintenance and control of Parks and Recreation activities and facilities to implement a year-round, community recreation and parks program.

The successful candidate will:

Ø  Have a degree or diploma in recreation/leisure studies (preferred)

Ø  Have at least three (3) years Recreation & Leisure managerial/supervision experience

Ø  Have at least three (3) years facility management experience

Ø  Excellent communication skills

Ø  Be self-motivated

Ø  Able to work with a diverse community and others

A full job description is available at www.minnedosa.com

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume stating experience, education, salary expectations and references.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to: admin@minnedosa.com

Applications will be accepted until 4:00pm on Wednesday, September 28th, 2022.

Program Manager - Robert A. Steen Memorial Community Centre 

Position Type: (Term position 1-year (maternity leave) Full Time – 40 hours per week

Hours of Work: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm approx. Monday thru Friday (some weekend and evenings may be required)

Start Date: October 1st 2022 (negotiable)

Work Location: Robert A. Steen Memorial Community Centre (980 Palmerston, Winnipeg Manitoba).

Reports to: General Manager

Salary: $40,000 - $45,000 (depending on experience)

Description: The Program Manager is responsible for the management of recreation and leisure programs for the Community Centre that meet community needs and contribute to the quality of life of residents within the catchment area.

 View complete listing at this link

Applicants must submit a resume with an application letter and references to: rasteengm@shaw.ca, Subject line: Application for Program Manager - [Insert Your Name]

Instructor/ Lifeguard- Town of The Pas

The Town of the Pas has an opening for a Full- time permanent Instructor/ Guard. 

WAGE RATE: As Per Collective Agreement, $22.99 per hour (to start) As Per Collective Agreement - after 12 months - $24.58 per hour

HOURS OF WORK: Monday to Friday (minimum 7 hours per day based on programming)


 Grade 12 diploma

 Life Saving Society Bronze Cross / Bronze Cross

 Water Safety Instructor (WSI) Certification

 National Lifeguard Services (NLS) Certification

 Current First Aid Certification

 Reliable & Responsible

 Pleasant & friendly demeanor with children and all members of the general public

 Willingness & interest in expanding experience & qualifications

 Work very well in a team setting

 Satisfactory Criminal Record Check from the RCMP

View the complete listing at this link

Applications should be directed to: jomarc@townofthepas.ca

Recreation Technician - Town of Virden

The Town of Virden has an opening for a Full-time Recreation Technician, commencing immediately. This is a position in the Parks and Recreation Department, although the individual could be required to assist in other departments, if necessary.  Working in Tundra Oil & Gas Place forms a portion of the duties, which will also include working in the parks, recreation grounds, the pool and other Town owned facilities.

This position requires an individual that is in good health and capable of carrying out the physical requirements of the job.  The ability to work with the public and user groups in a polite and courteous manner is critical. A valid Class 5 Manitoba driver’s license is required as well as a high school diploma or equivalent. 

Current starting wage is $20.38 per hour, with a six month raise to $20.67 and a twelve month raise to $21.14. The wage scale increases in accordance to the level of certification held.  The following is a list of certificates the successful applicant should hold or have the capability of obtaining, which the Town covers the costs incurred in obtaining if the successful applicant does not already hold:

  • Certified Pool Operators Certificate (CPO Designation)
  • Arena/Curling Rink Management & Operation – Levels I & II
  • Refrigeration Certification

The shifts for this position vary with the staffing requirements necessary for this department. The facilities are generally open from 7:00 am to 12:00 am, seven days a week, except for the Sunrise Credit Union Banquet Hall which may require shifts till 3:00 am. 

Please forward resumes, complete with covering letter to: office.manager@virden.ca

View complete listing at this link

Casual Icemaker/Caretaker - Active Living Centre

Under general supervision, the Icemaker-Caretaker is responsible for all ice-making and arena maintenance procedures, as well as caretaking of all facilities in the Max Bell Centre arena and fieldhouse. Responsibilities include (but are not exclusive to):

  • Installs and maintains ice surface using various mechanical hand-held tools, and motorized equipment.
  • Maintains arena boards and glass as required.
  • Monitors condition and quality of ice, brine temperatures and reports malfunctions to a supervisor or Power Engineer.
  • Cleans and maintains all facilities, including the operation of relevant tools and equipment, according to acceptable caretaking standards.
  • Responsible for performing minor repairs and maintenance on arena equipment, as required.
  • Provides minor grounds-keeping and utility caretaking duties as required.
  • Performs other duties characteristic of the classification.
  • Must maintain operator’s log.

0 to 38.75 hours/week, variable hours and schedule

Apply today through the University of Manitoba’s recruitment site, UM Careers: https://viprecprod.ad.umanitoba.ca/DEFAULT.ASPX?REQ_ID=22812

Applications will only be accepted if you apply on UM Careers.

Communications Manager - Rural Municipality of St. Clements

The Rural Municipality of St. Clements is looking for a Communications Manager to join their team. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and personable, with great communication skills.

The Communications Officer is responsible for outgoing public communications, including website and social media management, email blasts, event promotion, advertising, communications planning, media releases, public education, graphic design, internal and external newsletters, photography, speechwriting, report writing and data analysis, PowerPoint presentations, developing and managing public engagement, serving as tourism point person including participation in local destination marketing organizations. The Communications Officer works closely with the CAO and collaboratively with other staff and council.

View complete listing at this link

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to: cao@rmofstclements.com

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