City of Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay is a city in, and the seat of, Thunder Bay District, Ontario, Canada.

City of Thunder Bay Thunder Bay, ON, Canada
Jul 19, 2019
Full time
Sport & Community Event Development Coordinator Competition Number  COM-56-19 Department  Community Services Posting Category  Open Division  Recreation & Culture Job Type  Full-Time Number of Positions  1 Affiliation  Managerial Location  CA-ON-Thunder Bay Min  CAD $65,610.86/Yr. Max  CAD $77,189.27/Yr. Pay Band  8 (interim rating) Effective Date  June 1, 2018  Supersedes Date  New Closing Date  July 29, 2019 General Information : As an equal opportunity employer, the City of Thunder Bay encourages applications from Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minority groups and women.   ONTARIO HUMAN RIGHTS CODE:   It is a contravention of the Human Rights Code of Ontario to discriminate on the basis of: race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, family status, disability, age, record of offences, gender identity or gender expression.  Therefore, a resume submitted to the City must not include references to any of the above characteristics.  Do not include:  Photos Any certificates that have photo identification Driver’s licences Police records checks Note: The above documentation will be requested by the Human Resources & Division should you be the successful applicant.  If a Criminal Record Check is required it will be requested by Human Resources should you be the successful applicant.  Please do not submit your Criminal Record Check with your application. ACCOMMODATION:   Reasonable accommodations are available upon request for all parts of the recruitment process.     Application forms must reference the competition number and be submitted to Human Resources.     Job Description POSITION SUMMARY:   Under the general supervision of the Sport & Community Development Supervisor, is responsible for coordinating and providing support and services to community events and sport development initiatives in accordance with the objectives of the Inspire Thunder Bay Culture Plan and Recreation & Facilities Master Plan.   MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: Participates as a member of the Section’s service delivery team to carry out the goals and objectives of the division. Coordinates the City’s support to community events through the Event Services Program.  Serves as a first point of contact for event organizers; assists in the coordination of City services involved with special events. Coordinates licence and permit approvals and related meetings with relevant City officials. Works in co-operation and maintains regular communication with City police, Fire Rescue Service, Superior North EMS, Infrastructure & Operations Department, Parks Division, Development & Emergency Services Department and other departments and agencies involved in the Special Event Licence and Temporary Street Closure approval processes. Ensures that streets are closed in accordance with Authorizations for Temporary Street Closure. Develops, maintains and coordinates distribution of information and equipment resources to community groups. Works with local sport organizations to support the development of the local sport sector and associated events. Assists with bid preparation and hosting activities for multi-sport games. Conducts research, policy, and statistical analysis; researches and recommends opportunities for development, partnerships, and collaboration. Develops promotional materials and content.  Maintains and updates the Unit’s web pages and social media. Coordinates development opportunities for community events and sport sector on topics such as health & safety, coaching, organizational development, fundraising, marketing and sector trends. Supervises program staff including recruitment and hiring, staff development, performance management/review, coaching/mentoring, health and safety, and discipline and termination decisions. Participates in developing and implementing external visiting or hosted events. Performs such other related duties as may be assigned. QUALIFICATIONS:        Education/Experience: Degree in a related field such as recreation, event, sport management, tourism, or public or business administration  along with two (2) years of experience in special events and sport administration and working with community and volunteer organizations; or Diploma in a related field such as recreation, event, sport management, tourism, or public or business administration  along with four (4) years of experience in special events and sport administration and working with community and volunteer organizations. Knowledge of the events and sport sectors Knowledge of various sports Previous supervisory experience Experience in community development and partnerships, marketing, fundraising, organizational/event/sport development Skills/Abilities: Ability to communicate effectively and concisely, both orally and in writing Must possess superior analytical, multi-tasking, organizational, customer service and teamwork skills Demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective professional and working relationships with a variety of people including funding agencies, staff, community partners and the public Proven facilitation, report writing, presentation and oral communication skills Ability to identify, understand, and meet/exceed the requirements of internal/external customers Strong research, project/time management, analytical and problem-solving skills Proven ability to function and contribute as an effective team member and to work independently Must be at an intermediate skill level in word processing and spreadsheet software Must be competent within the meaning of the Occupational Health and Safety Act Assets: Experience in web page management Knowledge of Thunder Bay’s events and sport sectors Knowledge of the functions of City departments, outside boards and local community groups CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:  May be required to travel to various work locations and provide own transportation Must be able to work irregular hours, and off site as required Must undergo a successful Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (CRJMC)