The Fitness & Recreation Coordinator is responsible for the overall direction and development of fitness and recreation operations at one of our properties in South-Central Saskatchewan. The successful candidate will be responsible for development, coordination, and implementation of fitness and recreation activities, health and wellness initiatives, fitness training/classes, sports, tournaments, social events, and cultural programs. This position will ensure that our guests and employees have the best experience possible while staying at our facilities.
Enjoy working in Jansen in a large lodge setting and on a rotation that consists of 14 days on and 14 days off, with 12 hour work days. As an added bonus; transportation is provided from Saskatoon and Lanigan, comprehensive benefits, competitive salary, a positive team environment, and a safety culture second to none!
Duties and Responsibilities
Assess the recreational requirements of the facility and prepares an effective recreation plan.
Promote and implements a variety of leisure and recreational activities such as fitness training, tournaments, games, sports, social events, and cultural inclusion programs.
Supervise and coordinates all recreational operations and ensures all programs are run smoothly.
Ensure all recreational facilities are clean, safe, and well maintained.
Schedule routine maintenance and repairs of recreation equipment and facilities.
Create program schedules/newsletters to keep guests informed about the different activities available.
Develop initiatives to increase participation and involvement of guests.
Continuously identify and implement new programs to meet the needs of guests and employees.
Coordinate the use of recreation facilities including the gymnasium, weight room, etc., where required and as applicable.
This position is safety sensitive, and as such will require pre-employment alcohol, drug and fitness to work testing as a condition of employment.
A minimum of 5 years of fitness and recreation related experience, 3 of which in a progressive managerial role.
Education in Kinesiology, Recreation, or other related field is required; CEP preferred
Proficient with strength training, assessment, nutrition, and related fitness modalities
Possess an evidence-based mindset
Experience in the remote camp and/or resource industry is an asset.
Superior leadership skills with focus on people management and problem solving.
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with others.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.