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Aquatics Centre Manager

Organization: City of Prince Rupert

Job Title: Aquatics Centre Manager

Experience the wonder of living in the gorgeous setting of BC’s northwest coast. A majestic city of over 14,000 (with an annual influx of 250,000 visitors) abounds with natural beauty and includes a bustling waterfront and charming heritage buildings. Affordable housing, ocean views and all the amenities for quality living are at hand. Prince Rupert is also anticipating rapid economic expansion over the next ten years.

The City of Prince Rupert requires a dynamic leader to join our management team as an Aquatic Centre Manager. Reporting to the Director of Recreation and Community Services, the incumbent demonstrates a high degree of initiative, exceptional communication skills, and a proven ability to effectively manage people, projects and finances relating to the operation and maintenance of aquatic facilities in a municipal or related sector.

This role will provide the greatest satisfaction to a detail oriented individual who thrives in a multi-faceted environment and enjoys coaching, development and leading staff to reach their
full potential. As this is a visible position and requires considerable contact with the public, the successful candidate will demonstrate sound judgement and a high degree of tactfulness and
diplomacy at all times while working with guests and staff.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Completed a bachelor’s degree in Recreation, Leisure Studies or a related field
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in management, programming, and staff development in an aquatic facility
  • National Lifeguard Service Award (Pool option)
  • Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer certification
  • Lifesaving Society Instructor certification (Advanced Instructor and Examiner)
  • BC Recreation and Parks Association Pool Operator Level II certification
  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR-C certification
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office, report writing and presentation skills
  • A valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License
  • A clear RCMP Criminal Record Search including a Vulnerable Sector Check

This full time exempt position offers a competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience, supplemented by a comprehensive benefit package.

Please apply in confidence with a cover letter, résumé, and a minimum of three professional references to:
Willa Thorpe, Director of Recreation and Community Services
1000 McBride Street
Prince Rupert, BC V8J 3H2