Employment Opportunities

Below is a current list of employment opportunities related to recreation. Click on the job posting(s) below to view details.

Ste. Agathe Arena and Cheyenne Park


Location: Ste. Agathe, MB.

Position Date: August 2021

Contract Value: $63,000

The Ste. Agathe Arena and Cheyenne Park Caretaker is responsible for all ice making, additional staffing (as required) and arena maintenance procedures, as well as caretaking at the Ste. Agathe Arena from September- April and all park maintenance and caretaking at Cheyenne Park from April- August.

Key Responsibilities

Specific to Ste. Agathe Arena

  • Maintains ice surfaces by regular flooding, shaving; restores painted lines, circles and marking.
  • Replaces arena boards, kick strips and trim as required, glass panels and hardware.
  • Monitors condition and quality of ice.
  • Cleans and maintains all facilities including bleachers, dressing rooms, washrooms, shower areas, corridors, stairways, arena boards and glass.
  • Responsible for replacing shaving blades and performing minor repairs and maintenance on the ice conditioner.
  • Provides minor grounds keeping duties in the vicinity of the arena as required and assigned.
  • Responsible for booking ice and taking payments for ice rentals.
  • May be required to maintain a daily record or log of ice making and related procedures.
  • Performs other duties assigned by the arena executive.

Specific to Cheyenne Park

  • Perform a variety of semi-skilled manual labor tasks in the maintenance and repair of facilities, grounds and related facilities in Parc Cheyenne Park.
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
  • Oversee and provide guidance to summer and park maintenance staff during the spring/summer months.
  • Operate lawnmowers, grass trimmers, chain saws and all other equipment required to complete your designated duties.
  • Assist and complete routine inspections and preventative maintenance on tools, equipment and machinery and refer defects or needed repairs.
  • Ensure tools, equipment and machinery remain clean and operable after use.
  • Be available to work flexible hours which may include working evenings and weekends.
  • Obtain all necessary certifications as required by provincial/municipal directives, laws or regulations.


  • Education to an acceptable level; high school completion preferred.
  • Arena rink operation level 2 certification considered an asset.
  • Ability to operate all related ice making and caretaking equipment.
  • Must have a demonstrated knowledge of ice installation, ice maintenance and caretaking procedures.
  • Must hold a valid Class 5 Manitoba Driver’s License.
  • Experience in a facility/park caretaking position is preferred.
  • Knowledge of facility operations, building and park maintenance.
  • General knowledge or ability to use hand tools, power tools, mowers, ladders, safety procedures.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with the public.

Interested applicants can submit their resume and cover letter by April 15, 2021 to:


Attn: Amber Mamchuk

Director of Recreation Services

Municipality of Ritchot


We thank you for your interest; however, please note, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted

City of Brandon - Sportsplex

Recreation Coordinator | Full-time
Recreation Coordinators are responsible for recreation services within their assigned area Leadership work with sport and recreation organizations, private businesses, members of the community to develop a mix of recreation programs utilizing recreation facilities, community centres, schools, parks, churches and private rental halls. The Recreation Coordinator - Sportsplex is responsible for the Canada Games Sportsplex Facility, and it’s Staff, including Facility Operators and Utility Workers.



  • Grade 12, G.E.D. , or Mature High School Diploma;
  • Prefer a post secondary degree or diploma in a related field;
  • Demonstrated continuous learning.
  • Prefer a minimum of five (5) years experience in municipal government;
  • Minimum of four (4) years experience in management responsibilities, including human resources, fiscal management and organizational management. Specific experience areas include work planning, control of budget, schedule and task execution, contract and subcontract management, grant funding or proposal writing and personnel management and supervision;
  • Minimum of four (4) years experience in recreation or recreation related field.
  • Experience working with collective agreements or corporate policies an asset;
  • Leadership training to include communication, teamwork and management skills an asset;
  • Experience to understand and develop a vision and communicate the vision to an organization, group or community.

Competition # 210025

  • Please apply with a cover letter and resume by clicking on the "Apply" link below
  • Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on March 29, 2021.
  • This position is not included in a Collective Agreement. T
  • he selection process for this competition will include testing and an interview. 
  • The City of Brandon reserves the right to underfill this position. 
  • Rate of Pay: $78,229 - 84,405 - 2020 Annual Rates. 
  • Position Conditions: This is a full-time, permanent position of 36.25 hours per week. 
  • For complete position details and requirements see the Job Description online 

The City of Brandon is committed to an inclusive, barrier free environment and will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Accessibility for Manitobans Act (AMA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. We thank all applicants for their interest; only those advancing in the competition will be contacted. If contacted to participate in the process, please advise if you require an accommodation

The City of Flin Flon

Recreation Manager

The City of Flin Flon seeks an induvial with supervisor motivation, communication and team building skills to serve as Recreation Manager. 

The Recreation Manager will lead the Recreation Department for the City, which includes supervising the operation of major facilities, such as the Whitney Forum Ice Rink Complex and Community Hall. The Manager will also oversee community parks and green spaces, Tourist Bureau and Campground, a remote recreational camp and the operation of sports programs, special events and fundraising.

The Recreation Manager will also be responsible for spearheading the development of new recreation infrastructure. The Recreation Manager will work cooperatively with Municipal Administration, Elected Officials and the public on forward-looking projects of this type.

Salary shall be based upon education, skill and experience.

Apply in writing and submit a complete resume of experience, education background, qualifications and references. Applications will be received be until a suitable applicant is found. Please address to:


The City of Flin Flon

20 First Ave. 

Flin Flon, Manitoba

R8A 0T7

Fax: (204) 681 7502

Email: nhartman@flinflon.ca

RM of East St. Paul

Recreation Services Coordinator

Job Type: Full-time Permanent

Hours of Work - 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (37.5 hours/week)

Work Location – Recreation Services, 2801 Gateway Road

Opening Date:  March 24, 2021

Closing Date: Screening for this position may begin as early as April 06, 2021.  However the posting will remain active until a suitable candidate is hired.

Compensation: $50,000 - $62,000 annually, plus benefits (after 6 months full-time employment)


Under the general direction of the Assistant Operations Manager, the Recreation Services Coordinator will; coordinate daily operation of the Recreation Services Division & recreation programs, oversee the RM’s Farmers Market and other Community Events, administer the internal booking and contracting-out of RM facilities, supervise the work of employees, provide quality customer service, adhere to municipal policies, procedures, safe work practices as well as Workplace Safety & Health Standards and regulations and provide support to the Assistant Operations Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate daily operation of the Recreation Services 
  • Coordinate RM recreation programs 
  • Oversee the RM’s Farmers Market and other community events 
  • Administer the internal booking and contracting-out of RM facilities and recreational spaces 
  • Supervise the work of employees 
  • Provide quality resident/customer service
  • Adhere to established municipal policies, procedures, safe work practices as well as Workplace Safety & Health Standards and regulations
  • Provide support to the Assistant Operations Manager


Submit resume and cover letter in confidence;

  • By email to: human.resources@eaststpaul.com
  • Or by mail or in person in a sealed envelope marked APPLICATION – RECREATION SERVICES COORDINATOR, Attention Rhonda Tone, R.M. of East St. Paul, Unit #1 – 3021 Bird’s Hill Road, East St. Paul, Mb. R2E-1A7

For more information, please contact;

Rhonda Tone, CPHR

HR Specialist, human.resources@eaststpaul.com

(204) 594-4403

Rural Municipality of East St. Paul

The R.M of East St. Paul wishes to thank all candidates for their interest in this position, however, only those individuals considered for an interview will be contacted.

Department of Conservation and Climate

MB Parks, Parks and Resource Protection

The Pas MB, Brandon MB


Manitoba Conservation & Climate is seeking a qualified individual to join the team of the integrated resource management professionals in the Brandon & The Pas Offices as a Regional Park Specialist. This position is an integral part of the management and operations of all the provincial parks located in Manitoba Conservation & Climate's Western and Northern Regions. The Manitoba Government offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes extended health care, a health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity leave, family related leave, and a defined pension plan.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Must possess and maintain a valid full stage Manitoba Class 5 Drivers Licence
  • Must be physically able to perform the duties of the position including standing, bending and lifting periodically.
  • Must be willing and able to travel with occasional overnight stays.

Qualifications: Essential:

  •  Graduation from a natural resources management, natural sciences, recreation or park management program or a closely related program with directly related work experience in a park management/operations, outdoor planning, land use or park planning. An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may also be considered.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of park recreation programs and strategies.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills with experience working with special interest groups and Indigenous communities.
  • Strong verbal communication skills with the ability to give technical and public presentations.
  • Project management experience including preparation of multi-year project plans.
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience in the management of natural and cultural resources.
  • Knowledge of acts and regulations that apply to activities within Manitoba provincial parks.
  • Experience in the development, delivery, and evaluation of interpretive and heritage resource programs.


The Regional Park Specialist position is responsible for guiding long term development and resource management of provincial parks and ecological reserves in their respective region through leading or participating in major planning projects, policy development, program evaluation, regulation review, stakeholder and Indigenous People liaison and project management related to park operations and new initiatives. This position is generally responsible for programs that span one or more park districts or the region and may be assigned specific projects related to new or unique initiatives in park development and resource management. This position acts as the liaison between Parks Branch and the region in the development and implementation of park programs, policies and strategies.

ROC Eastman

Family Recreation Practitioner - South Families, North Families and Specific families

ROC Eastman is growing and hiring part-time Family Recreation Practitioners to serve families living in Powerview-Pine Falls, Pinawa, Lac du Bonnet, Beausejour, Whitemouth, Oakbank, Steinbach, Vita, Niverville, Ste. Anne, St. Malo, La Broquerie, Woodridge, Grunthal and areas in between.

ROC is a registered children’s charity and strongly believes in the value of every child. Family Recreation Practitioners provide children and their families assistance in reducing barriers to participating in recreation activities, showing them the highest level of respect and compassion; and building community partnerships to ensure long term sustainability.

Successful applicants will work from home and in client’s homes (as health orders allow). Hours are flexible and average 10 hours/week.

Interested applicants are invited to submit the following to moni@roceastman.ca:

  1. a resume
  2. a one page letter of interest detailing the following:
    • your knowledge and understanding of ROC
    • any connection or involvement you've previously had with ROC
    • what you believe you could contribute to ROC as a non-profit organization
    • what you hope to acquire from this employment opportunity
    • your schedule and availability

Closing date: March 22, 2021

Full Job description for South Families, North Families and Specific families. Alternative visit https://roceastman.ca/jobs/

R.M. of Gimli

Facility Maintenance Operator (40 hours per week.  Position may require evening and weekend shifts)

The Facility Maintenance Operator, under the direction the Manager of Parks and Recreation Services will assist in the operations and maintenance of the Gimli Recreation Centre and other municipal park spaces and buildings.


  • Operation and maintenance of a 180-ton refrigeration ammonia plant
  • General facility cleaning duties – floors, bathrooms, common areas, etc.
  • Hockey and Curling ice maintenance
  • Building maintenance on various public buildings throughout the municipality
  • Development and maintenance of sports field, including grass cutting
  • Maintenance and beautification of playgrounds, park and recreational spaces, including Gimli Beach


  • Must have a Power Engineers Refrigeration Class Certificate or higher, as issued by the Province of Manitoba.
  • Beneficial qualifications - Arena / Curling Ice Level I, Ice Making Certificate


  • Good communication skills, as this position deals with the public on a daily basis
  • Ability to work well with others, have initiative and be flexible
  • Ability to work alone and make decisions, with minimal supervision
  • Wide range of skills to perform a variety of maintenance duties required for the position
  • An understanding of sports, recreation and leisure services in the R.M. of Gimli
  • Previous experience in Recreation, Public Works or Arena setting would be considered an asset
  • Preference will be given to those with experience in the following trades: carpentry, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and ice making

Salary as per union collective agreement

For more information, please Contact Tyler Yellowega at 204-642-6670 or tyellowega@rmgimli.com. This posting will remain open until position is filled.

Please submit resume with detailed skill set and references to:

Tyler Yellowega

Manager – Parks & Recreation

Rural Municipality of Gimli

45 Centennial Road, PO Box 1258

Gimli, MB   R0C 1B0

Email: tyellowega@rmgimli.com       

Fax: 204-642-4307

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Lifesaving Society of Manitoba

Northern Water Smart® Instructor

As a Northern Water Smart® Instructor, you will deliver Water Smart® Public Education programs, Swim to Survive™ lessons, first aid, and boating safety courses in rural and remote communities across Manitoba. You will travel and experience Manitoba as few others have, and will work with various cultures and in unique conditions. The Society anticipates hiring up to ten (10) instructors for the 2021 season. All positions are subject to funding availability, and we will continue to accept applications until all positions are filled.

Time Commitment & Working Conditions

  • Regular travel to rural and remote communities will be required;
  • Most work occurs in a clean and comfortable environment, but there may be times where work will take place in locations that are more unstable and/or unpredictable;
  • Work may involve irregular hours, including weekends and holidays;
  • 12 to 18 week term between May 3 and September 3, 2021
    • Work from our Winnipeg office and participate in day trips in May and June;
    • Travel Monday to Friday during July and August to communities across Manitoba.

Key Responsibilities

  • Helping to organize and deliver many Water Smart® initiatives, including EAL safety presentations, Farm Safety Days, and other public education events;
  • Travelling to rural and remote locations in Manitoba, including many Indigenous communities, to teach Lifesaving Society programs, including Swim to Survive™, Boat Operator Accredited Training™, and First Aid & CPR;
  • Submitting weekly reports and administrative paperwork to the Water Smart® Coordinator.

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Valid Class 5 (Full) Manitoba driver’s license (or equivalent);
  • Current National Lifeguard and Standard First Aid & CPR-C certifications;
  • Current Lifesaving Society – Swim for Life® Instructor and Lifesaving & First Aid Instructor certifications;
  • Previous experience as a swimming/lifesaving instructor;
  • Ability and willingness to work with various cultures;
  • Ability and willingness to travel to rural and remote locations by air, boat, bus, car, or rail;
  • Criminal Record and Child Abuse/Vulnerable Persons Registry checks.

Asset Qualifications & Skills

  • Lifesaving Society – National Lifeguard Instructor certification;
  • Lifesaving Society – Trainer appointment (any stream);
  • Previous experience travelling to rural or remote locations in Manitoba;
  • Previous experience working with diverse cultures and groups;
  • Fluency in a second language, especially a North American Indigenous language.

Training Provided

  • Earn your Pleasure Craft Operator Card & become a Lifesaving Society B.O.A.T. Instructor;
  • Recertify many of your certifications & learn about Lifesaving Society Water Smart® programming.

Wages & Benefits

  • Seasonal salary of between $9,000 and $14,000 and coverage of travel costs;
  • Amazing experience and accomplishment for future resumes or references.

No relocation package is available for this position.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to:

Christopher Love, Water Smart® Coordinator, watersmart@lifesaving.mb.ca

For more information, call us at (204) 956-2124 ext. 3.

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