Similkameen Recreation Manager
CivicInfo BC
Keremeos, BC, Canada
18d ago


Located in the south-central region of B.C., the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen covers an area over 10,400 km2 and is renowned for its orchards, vineyards and golf courses, as well as its widely varied landscape including deserts, mountains and valleys, and pristine lakes.

Outdoor recreational opportunities are endless throughout the Regional District and residents enjoy a wide array of activities all year long.

The RDOS has an exciting career opportunity for an experienced professional who will bring innovative and effective leadership to the position of Similkameen Recreation Manager.

Reporting to the Community Services Manager, this position is responsible for leading, planning, directing and managing the Similkameen Recreation Facilities and Programs located in Keremeos, BC.

The successful incumbent will establish and lead a team of staff, determine priorities, ensure operational requirements are met, and work effectively with elected officials.

We are seeking a results-oriented individual with strong interpersonal and communication skills with :

  • Undergraduate degree or diploma from a recognised post-secondary institution in a related field.
  • Minimum 3 years directly related experience combined with and undergraduate degree or 6 years directly related experience combined with a diploma.
  • Experience must include serving as a leisure services professional and / or facilities management.

  • Demonstrated computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, and Excel), including the internet.
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with service providers, contractors, volunteer groups, staff, elected officials and the public.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize the workload and accomplish the tasks within a reasonable time period.
  • Experience to work in a confidential manner and to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must be a mature, confident individual with the ability to be courteous, tactful and diplomatic.
  • Valid B.C. Driver’s License
  • This is an excluded position within the organization offering a competitive salary and benefits package. For more information on the RDOS, visit

    If you are a qualified candidate and looking for an exciting opportunity, please submit your application quoting Competition No.

    18-19E by Monday, May 21, 2018 to :

    Human Resources Department

    Regional District Okanagan-Similkameen

    101 Martin Street, Penticton, BC

    Email :

    We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted

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