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Careers at Southport Aerospace


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:


  • 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 

Any questions regarding the job can be addressed to: 

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

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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