Parks and Facility Supervisor
City of Dawson
Dawson, YT


Parks and Facility Supervisor

This permanent full-time position is responsible for the organization, monitoring and supervision of facility operation, parks and greenspace maintenance in accordance with all applicable regulations, laws, industry standard, recommendations and as directed.

Qualifications: Please submit your cover letter and resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications:


  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License
  • Standard First Aid, CPR Level C and AED training
  • Pool Operators 1 & 2
  • Ice Facility Operator or Equivalent
  • Playground safety inspector
  • Confined Space Entry
  • Chainsaw Safety
  • Transportation of Dangerous Goods

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Grade 12 graduate
  • Computer literacy and ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience in maintenance of arena ice and green spaces, as well as the operation of refrigeration equipment and pool filtration systems
  • Experience in various maintenance areas, including plumbing, carpentry, electrical, and mechanical
  • Experience with staff and participant supervision
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience in a unionized environment
  • Work experience in a municipal environment considered an asset
  • Knowledge or risk management in recreation setting
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to resolve conflict and foster unity, use discretion, tact, compassion and good judgement
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, receive direction and work independently
  • Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships with staff and the general public

Conditions of employment:

  • Clear RCMP Criminal Reference and Vulnerable Sector Check
  • Clear Drivers Abstract
  • Mandatory confidentially is a condition of employment for all City of Dawson personnel
  • Minimum 18 years of age

A job description is available upon request.

Salary and Benefits:

This is a Union position. Salary and benefits shall be in accordance with the Collective Agreement. The position is classified as level 4 with a starting salary of $62,544 with evening, weekend and holiday work required.

Closing Date: 12:00 pm on Friday, May 31st, 2019

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $62,544.00 /year


  • supervisory: 2 years (Preferred)