BC Local Government Job Posting Service

Director of Leisure Services

The City of Terrace is seeking a highly motivated individual able to provide dynamic direction to recreation, sport and culture in the City! As Director of Leisure Services you will have the opportunity to work in our recently renewed Aquatic Centre and twin arena Sportsplex, lead the ongoing rejuvenation of our existing robust park and trail systems and plan for new parks and trails infrastructure, and oversee the administration, planning, and future development of our two municipal cemeteries. To view our Parks and Rec Master Plan view here

We are looking to round out our team with someone who brings these qualities and abilities to the table:

  • Management experience including a good understanding of Collective Agreements;
  • Ability to manage and oversee a large number of staff at our different recreational facilities;
  • Broad understanding of arena and pool operations;
  • Innovative thinking, creative problem solving, superior team-building and visionary leadership abilities;
  • Exceptional communication skills;
  • Ability to facilitate partnerships and work on community projects with clubs and associations;
  • Ability to budget and maintain financial control over Department operations;
  • Relevant educational background and experience is an asset.

This is an exempt position reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer with a 35-hour work week and offers an excellent benefits package. Given the nature of the position flexible working hours will occasionally be required. The salary for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Located in the beautiful Coast Mountains, Terrace is known for its world class fishing and vast outdoor adventure opportunities in a pristine setting. The community offers quality advanced education opportunities with both the Coast Mountain College and a satellite campus for the University of Northern BC located in the community. Terrace also has a well-developed arts and cultural community. We are a community of choice for those who appreciate reasonable housing costs and place “lifestyle” as a priority.

For a closer look at what our vibrant and diverse community has to offer you and find information on moving to Terrace check out the City of Terrace website at If you are interested in joining our team please forward a resume highlighting your qualifications referencing Posting #30-2020 to:

City of Terrace
3215 Eby Street
Terrace, B.C. V8G 2X8
Attention: Terri Williamson, Human Resources Manager
Phone: (250) 638-4723 Fax: (250) 638-4777
or e-mail

Organization: Terrace (City)
Professional Categories: Parks & Recreation
Posted: July 23, 2020, 12:22 pm
Expires: August 23, 2020, 4:30 pm