Department: Community Services Location: 7 Tim Horton Drive, Cochrane, Ontario Immediate Supervisor: Recreation Supervisor Rate of Pay/Benefits: Per Collective Agreement (2021 rates: $23.33-$24.69) Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, shift work including evenings and weekends Position Status: Permanent Full-Time Dated: February 28, 2022
The Community Programmer will be the principal conduit through which attractions, events and tourism initiatives for our communities will be coordinated. The ideal candidate for this position will have a love for event management, provide outstanding customer service, have a good understanding of the economic impacts of community events, have excellent promotional skills, ability to engage our local businesses, develop promotional materials for events, and raise awareness of local business and attractions.
The Programmer is responsible for providing front line office administration; provides clerical assistance to the Director of Community Services, Recreation Supervisor and Operations Supervisor.
This position will collaborate and assist with coordinating and the delivery of recreation programs and services that are progressive and responsive to customer needs and form an inclusive, active healthy community.
Minimum Qualifications Required:
Must have a post-secondary degree/diploma in a related field such as Recreation and Leisure, Events Management, Hospitality and Tourism, etc.
At least two years’ experience in recreation and/or special events planning, preferably in a municipal setting, including exposure public relations.
Software knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, website maintenance, graphic programs, Adobe suite, and social media expertise is essential
Certified Lifeguard or willing to obtain
First Aid and CPR certification
Ability to communicate effectively in both official languages, French and English, is a definite asset.
Valid Criminal Record Check
Professional Development Requirements: It is expected that the successful candidate will enrol and succeed in annual professional development courses outlined by the department Director to further their knowledge and qualifications as it pertains to recreation and events.
Interested candidates wishing to apply are to do so in writing, in a sealed envelope, clearly mark “Community Programmer” and addressed to Jason Boyer, Director of Community Services before 2:00 p.m. on March 23rd, 2022.
The above represents only a brief description of the general requirements for the position. Those wishing to apply are encouraged to obtain a detailed job description. A detailed job specification can be picked up and applications are to be dropped off at the Tim Horton