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Job Opportunities


The Town of Snow Lake invites written applications for the position of Recreation Programming Director. 

Under the direction of the CAO, the Recreation Programming Director is responsible for various organizational and financial duties related to the operation of the Town recreation department. This position is a unionized position with The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 2034 at the hourly wage of $26.02. This is a one year term position with the possibility of extension or conversion to full-time at the conclusion of the term. 

The duties of and requirements for this position are as follows: 

•Strong organizational, analytical and communication skills; 

•Knowledge of current best practices in community recreation as well as defined knowledge of grant preparation, arena operation, and recreation programming standards.; 

•Tact and discretion are required to deal with or settle requests, complaints, or clarification of information; 

•Ability to communicate effectively with the public, employees both unionized and non-unionized as well as external stakeholders; 

•Ability to co-ordinate planning and development of recreation programming in order to ensure that activities and events are made available to all community members ; 

•Ensures the collection of data necessary for the assessment of sport, recreation, and leisure needs and interests in the community, and recommends changes to program or service provision and related policy.; 

•Research and apply for grants and other funding opportunities to benefit recreation in the community as it applies to recreation budgeting and planning; 

•Facilitates effective communication between community stakeholders, recreation staff, and members of Council in response to changing needs. 

•Participates in the annual formulation of the Recreation budget. 

•Prepares reports, tenders, and assessments based on requests by the CAO; and 

•Other duties assigned by the CAO. 

Remuneration include a comprehensive benefits package.  

Please submit application, complete with resume and three references, this position will be open until filled. Applications can be sent to: 

Alexander Fisher, CAO  

Town of Snow Lake 

Box 40 

Snow Lake, MB   R0B 1M0 

E-mail: | Fax: 204-358-2112 

The Town of Snow Lake wishes to thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer, the key areas of responsibility will include implementing the assignments as directed by the Chief Administrative Officer. This position is a unionized position with The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 2034 at the hourly wage of $40.66.

Duties and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Responsible for the administration of the Recreation Department and participates in the long term strategic planning of infrastructure requirements related to the Recreation Department.
• Directs, supervises and evaluates the work of the Department’s employees
• Recommends the hiring, dismissal, evaluation, and discipline of members of the Recreation Department.
• Participates in the annual formulation of the Recreation budget.
• Prepares reports, tenders, and assessments based on requests by the CAO.
• Ensures that good relations are maintained with the general public when dealing with complaints and that the complaint is dealt with in an efficient and practical manner.
• Overall operation, management, and maintenance of all Town recreational facilities, recreation programming/grants and seasonal employees. 
• Other Duties as assigned by the Chief Administrative Officer

• Knowledge of equipment operation as well as a well-defined  knowledge of building infrastructure, arena operation and maintenance. 
• Basic ability with Email, MS Word and MS Excel
• Possession of a valid Class 3A Manitoba Drivers License with Air Brakes endorsement.
• Possession of, or a willingness to obtain, a Refrigeration Level 1 License. 
• Experience in arena maintenance and operation, general building maintenance, contract administration, and computer software is also required. A working knowledge of applicable  Workplace Health & Safety is required
• Suitable combination of education and experience will be considered

Please submit a cover letter and resume including three references to the following: 
Town of Snow Lake
 Box 40, Snow Lake, MB  R0B 1M0     Fax: 204-358-2112

The Town of Snow Lake thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.