Taber, AB
Town of Taber

Taber, Alberta is a town of just over 8,700 people that is known for sunny days, friendly people and corn! With a wide range of amenities, Taber is “a great place to grow!”.

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Hire Standard is recruiting on behalf of the Town of Taber.

Manager of Recreation
Reporting to The Director of Planning & Community Services


  • Management, Administration, Quality Control and Supervision of all aspects of Facility Care and Customer Service.
  • Development, Promotion and Execution of Recreation Initiatives to a wide client base.
  • Supervise & Motivate a Team of skilled recreation Employees.
  • Develop Relationships/Partnerships with Community Organizations.
  • Contribute to the overall Development and Delivery of Municipal Strategic Plan, Goals & Vision.
  • Stay current with Community Needs, Industry Trends, Regulations and Opportunities.
  • Financial functions including Budget development, management and forecasting.
  • HR functions such as Hiring within department, Scheduling, Training, Performance management, Payroll authorizations, and participate in Negotiating Union Agreements.
  • Attendance at and prepare Reports for various committee meetings.
  • Oversee Project Management on Capital Projects related to Recreation.


  • Strong Leadership and Mentorship ability
  • 5+ year’s Management Experience
  • Recreation Facility & Parks Experience preferred
  • Experience working in a Unionized Environment
  • Standard First Aid/CPR/AED and Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Computer Competency
  • Excellent Communication and Relationship Building skills
  • Problem Solving and Hands-on approach
  • Post-secondary Education in related field an asset

We Offer:

  • $94,000 - $103,000 Annual Compensation (Based on Experience)
  • Comprehensive Benefits & LAPP Pension
  • Monday – Friday 8 am – 4:30 pm, with approximately 10 hours after hours/month
  • Professional Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Positive, Supportive Team Environment
  • Diverse and Challenging Responsibilities

Please apply online at or email resume to

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered will be contacted.

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