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Recreation Support Services Supervisor
The City of Mississauga



Application Deadline Ended
Apply by Ended 10/1/2022

Recreation Support Services Supervisor | The City of Mississauga

Recreation Support Services Supervisor

The City of Mississauga

Apply by Ended 10/1/2022

Posted 3 months ago

No Longer Accepting Applications



Mississauga, ON, Canada

Job Type

 Job Description

  • Initiate and maintain positive and effective relationships and networks with internal and external stakeholders and system partners to advance the strategic priorities of the City of Mississauga Recreation Division
  • Provide Leadership for the development and implementation of strategic initiatives including the inclusion framework, providing direction to both the therapeutic line of business and support services for individuals with special needs.
  • Expansion of the therapeutic line of business through partnership opportunities and direct program delivery.
  • Supporting Aquatics, Fitness and Community Programs in the development, coordination, promotion, and provision of quality post rehabilitation programs and services in alignment with applicable strategic plans (i.e. Older Adult Plan, Youth Plan, Future Directions, Line of Business Plan, etc.)
  • Work with community partners (i.e. Credit Valley Hospital, Trillium hospital, LHIN) to maintain and establish new therapeutic programming based on the needs of the community and develop specialized training for city staff.
  • Provide leadership and support for the development of agreements with community groups
  • Support to full-time and part-staff training (i.e. Canadian Aquafitness Leaders Alliance (CALA) programs)
  • Act as a resource for co-workers in supporting individuals in programs (i.e. special needs, behaviour management, etc.)
  • Provide direction supervision to the Recreation Programmer, Inclusion and manage the Recreation Support Program including program development, intake, staffing, and budget.
  • Provide information to facility and operational planning staff  as requested
  • Development of Standards Operating procedures as it pertains to business area
  • Maintain required statistics, conduct environmental scans, needs assessments and other activities to inform program/service development and continuous improvement
  • Provides customer service to co-workers, management, public and politicians on related issues. Support Customers in navigating the recreation system to support their individual needs.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications RequiredQualifications Required

  • Degree or diploma in Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation, Physical Education or related field along with a minimum of three years related experience.
  • 5 years or more of progressive experience working for a municipality, government agency or organization that has worked closely with municipal government
  • 5 years or more experience working with persons with disabilities
  • Knowledge and experience in aquatic therapeutic, post rehabilitative and aqua fitness.
  • Experience in developing work processes and conducting business process reviews, advising on and supporting the implementation of new tools.
  • Excellent customer service skills, report writing skills and presentation skills required.
  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience working with diverse community stakeholders and priority populations both internal and external
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint required. Knowledge of CLASS, R3, SAP, is an asset.
  • A Criminal Record Search – Vulnerable Sector Screening will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
  • Professional accreditation, certification and/or related experience in more than one of the following areas will be considered a definite asset:
  • CPR and First Aid Certification (from Red Cross or St. John’s Ambulance or Lifesaving Society or Canadian Ski Patrol)
  • Aquatic Fitness and/or Aquatic post rehabilitation (i.e. CALA Healing Waters, Water Art Rehab specialist)
  • Personal Training – special populations/rehabilitation (i.e. CSEP-CEP, ACSM-CET, ACSM-CIFT , or ACSM-PAPHs, CPTN)
  • Fitness and / or Older Adult certification(Can Fit Pro OAS and/ or PTS and/ or FIS or equivalent)
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