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Assistant Manager, Recreation (RecPlex)

Southport is looking to grow its dedicated team with the addition of a full-time Assistant Manager, Recreation (RecPlex).  Reporting to the Manager, Recreational Facilities, the Assistant Manager, Recreation (RecPlex) oversees the daily operation of the Central Plains RecPlex by: 

  • Providing exceptional customer service to all members of the Central Plains RecPlex. 
  • Coordinating and managing daily recreation operations, including supervision of all part-time RecPlex staff members. 
  • Participating in creation and achievement of all performance targets. 
  • Assisting with budgeting for operational and capital requirements. 
  • Manage Climbing Wall

Key Responsibilities:

Administration 

  • In consultation with the Manager, Recreational Facilities, support the hiring, training, supervision, scheduling, and processing of timesheets for all Recreation staff. 
  • Manage, follow, and keep all RecPlex staff apprised of all Workplace Health and Safety procedures. 
  • Manage daily reconciliation and reporting of financials. 
  • Implement new recreation and climbing/fitness programs. 
  • Utilize appropriate operational procedures and processes. 
  • Assist in preparation and monitoring of operating and capital budgets. 
  • Track and report to Manager, Recreational Facilities on key performance indicator targets. 
  • Assist and support all RecPlex marketing efforts with the Marketing Team. 
  • Orientate members on safe procedures throughout the fitness facility including, but not limited to, usage of the climbing wall. 
  • Other duties assigned.

Facility Maintenance: 

  • Oversee the maintenance of the RecPlex and grounds to ensure kept in a clean and functional condition. 
  • Track and report on preventative maintenance program items for facilities and equipment. 
  • Report on inventory of supplies and equipment. 
  • Process work orders through related electronic systems and programs for RecPlex related maintenance items. 
  • Ensure the Climbing Wall is kept clean, safe, and functional condition. 
  • Inspect and report on climbing equipment. (Shoes, harnesses, grigri, ropes, and anchors). 
  • Inspect and schedule yearly maintenance for the wall and auto belays. 
  • Ensure all workout equipment is maintained and in good repair throughout. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

Position Requirements:

  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills necessary to relate to clients, staff, and the public. 
  • Previous customer service experience in a recreational environment. 
  • Previous experience in recreational promotion, marketing, and sales. 
  • Previous experience supervising staff. 
  • Previous experience performing administrative duties, budgeting, and reporting for fiscal purposes. 
  • Must be of legal age to serve alcohol. 
  • Current Smart Choices certification or be willing to obtain same upon hire. 
  • Food Handler’s Training Certificate or be willing to obtain same upon hire. 
  • Basic First Aid and CPR or be willing to obtain same upon hire. 
  • Fitness trainer certificate would be considered an asset. 
  • Previous experience supervising maintenance and cleaning services in a recreational environment. 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work individually or as part of a team, with minimal supervision. 
  • Availability to work day, evening and weekend shifts and holidays. 
  • Desire for growth and learning. 
  • Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population is required.

Prior to the commencement of employment, the successful applicant will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by providing a Government of Manitoba issued QR code and photo identification or providing proof of an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination approved by the Government of Manitoba.  

Join the Southport Team – as an employee of Southport, you will receive the following:

  • Competitive Salary. 
  • Extensive benefits package including Employee Assistance Program, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Extended Health, Vision, and Dental Coverage. 
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan Matching Program. 
  • Vacation, Wellness, and Medical Days. 
  • Complimentary Gym Membership. 
  • We’ll set you up for success by providing in-depth training with your team and mentors, working in partnership with our leadership team. 
  • You’ll enjoy special events, celebrations, and unique perks, specific to your role and work environment, that reinforce our commitment to creating a wonderful employee experience. 
  • Our unique rewards and recognition programs are designed to celebrate you, your contributions and promote your success. 

Interested applicants are invited to submit their application online at www.southport.ca/careers. 

Any questions regarding the job can be addressed to: 

Southport Aerospace Centre Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
25 Centennaire Drive
Southport, MB R0H 1N1

Email: hr@southport.ca
Phone: 204.428.6035

This job posting will remain open until filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Southport Culture:
Southport is dedicated to our communities and is invested in Corporate Social Responsibility. Southport and its staff support a wide variety of community functions held each year. This includes sponsoring programs, volunteerism, and being visible and involved in local and provincial events and celebrations.

Southport makes a valuable economic impact to our community. As of 2019, there is a total of 960 jobs on site, the economic output totals $180 Million, Gross Domestic Product totals $111 Million, and a total annual commercial income of $57 Million.
 

 

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