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Recreation Director

The Town of Spiritwood is accepting applications for Recreation Director. This is a salaried, permanent full time position with an excellent benefit & pension package.

The community boasts a vibrant recreation base including a new Skating Arena, Curling and Bowling Facility, ball diamonds, and parks.


  • Coordinate recreation, sport, leisure, and cultural programs, activities, and events for the community;
  • Prepare, present and manage the annual Parks and Recreation budget in coordination with strategic planning;
  • Investigate, apply, manage and follow-up grant opportunities;
  • Hire and train program leaders and work with existing leaders to ensure overall program safety, enjoyment, and success;
  • Create, distribute, and manage all program and event advertisements and promotion for Parks and Recreation;
  • Work with community organizations and attend meetings to help make all programs and events in the community successful;
  • Deal effectively with staff, elected officials, community volunteers, and general public;
  • Promote and advertise all recreation, culture, sport, and community run opportunities on the town’s website, social media, bulletin boards, and at events;
  • Monitor, maintain, and manage recreation equipment and facilities in the community.


  • Post-Secondary degree/certificate in Recreation Administration preferred. Experience working in a municipal recreation setting is an asset;
  • Must be adaptable and creative;
  • Proficient computer skills working with Microsoft programs, Quick Books and social media;
  • Time Management skills and the ability to be self-directed;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, facilitation, organizational and relationship skills;
  • Financial management skills, demonstrate experience in creating and managing budgets and writing reports;
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision and partnership with others;
  • Valid class 5 drivers license.

Please send Resume, References and Range of Salary Expectations to:

Town of Spiritwood
Box 460
Spiritwood, Sask.  S0J 2M0
Attention:  Rhonda Saam, CAO
Email:  tos@sasktel.net
Phone:  (306)883-2161
Fax:  (306)883-3212

Applications will be accepted until 4:00pm Friday August 18th, 2017 or until a suitable candidate is found.  Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.








The Town of Spiritwood is always accepting resumes!

Please send resume, and references to:
Town of Spiritwood
Box 460, Spiritwood, SK  S0J 2M0
Email: tos@sasktel.net
Phone: 306-883-2161 Fax: 306-883-3212