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The City of Estevan is searching for a talented senior level Manager who can provide superior customer service, adapt quickly to a challenge, and wants to be part of a growing community.


Position Title:                        Leisure Services Manager

 Reports To:                            City Manager

 Business Division:                  Leisure Services

 Summary:                               Manages and supervises the Events Facility including three (3) ice surfaces, leisure pool, gymnasium, curling rink, skate park and tennis courts; as well as managing recreation programs, facilities and activities. The successful applicant will lead, manage, supervise and co-ordinate all Leisure Services activities for the City of Estevan along with a talented team of Management and staff.  The Leisure Service Manager will focus on the following duties:

Ø  Manages, supervises and co-ordinates Leisure Services

Ø  Plans, organizes, co-ordinates, directs and evaluates all Leisure Services Facilities and Programming. Prepares long and short-term plans.

Ø  Ensures that Leisure Services Facilities are maintained and repaired.

Ø  Directs, co-ordinates and ensures that Leisure Services has a Comprehensive Programming Plan.

Ø  Promotes and markets facilities, advertises programs and attracts events.  Assists with the organization of major community Leisure Services events.

Ø  Administers Community Grant Program.

Ø  Directs the implementation and monitors the progress of policies and programs, evaluates and recommends changes.

Ø  Develops and implements Business Division policies, procedures, plans and budgets including long term capital budgets. Monitors and controls expenditures.

Ø  Provides information for the preparation of specifications, tenders and contracts.

Ø  Researches, prepares and submits reports on any matter.

Ø  Participates in the appointment, hiring, training, suspension, dismissal, appraisal, promotion, demotion, transfer or dismissal of staff. 

Ø  Approves Leisure Services Board Agenda Packages

Ø  Attend all meetings of Leisure Services Board.  Attends meetings of Council and Council Committees as assigned and participates in the exchange of information providing opinion, guidance, advice and recommendations. 

Ø  Drafts correspondence resulting from decisions of the Leisure Services Board or Council.

Ø  Manages contracts and books facilities during off-season.

Ø  Responds to requests for information and investigates complaints.

Ø  Acts as liaison with Federal, Provincial and Local Government Officials, Consultants, Customers and Members of Boards, Committees and Community Groups.

Ø  Assists the public and associate staff members with records, bylaws, policies and procedures

Ø  Other duties as assigned



Ø  Grade 12 Diploma

Ø  Valid Class 5 Driver’s License

Ø  Degree in Sport and Recreation



Ø  Seven (7) years of progressively responsible leadership roles and experience in Leisure Services Management

Ø  Seven (7) years Municipal Experience

Ø  Experience working with volunteer boards and committees

Ø  Proficiency in Computer Software Programs

Ø  Superior leadership, interpersonal and organizational abilities

Ø  Superior oral and written communication skills




This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


The City of Estevan offers a competitive salary and an outstanding benefits package.


For further information, please contact:


Sheryl March, Human Resources Generalist

1102-4th Street

Estevan, SK S4A 0W7

Ph: (306) 634-1841

F: (306) 634-9790

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

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