Employment Opportunities

Administration – Clerk 1

The Rural Municipality of St. Clements invites applications for the position of Administration – Clerk 1.

Reporting to the Manager of Administration and Development, the RM of St. Clements is seeking candidates for the position of Administration – Clerk 1. The ideal candidate will be experienced in various administrative duties within a municipal environment with a solid aptitude for learning new software programs.

Detailed resumes with cover letter should be sent via email to heather@rmofstclements.com. Screening for this position will begin immediately, however the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is secured.

The RM of St. Clements wishes to thank all candidates for their interest in this position, however, only those individuals considered for an interview will be contacted.


Communications Officer

The Rural Municipality of St. Clements is looking for a Communications Officer to join our team. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and personable, with great communication skills.

The Communications Officer is responsible for outgoing public communications, including website and social media management, email blasts, event promotion, advertising, communications planning, media releases, public education, graphic design, internal and external newsletters, photography, speechwriting, report writing and data analysis, PowerPoint presentations, developing and managing public engagement, serving as tourism point person including participation in local destination marketing organizations. The Communications Officer works closely with the CAO and collaboratively with other staff and council.

Detailed resumes with cover letter should be sent via email to cao@rmofstclements.com. Screening for this position will begin immediately, however the position will remain open until a suitable candidate is secured.

The RM of St. Clements wishes to thank all candidates for their interest in this position, however, only those individuals considered for an interview will be contacted.


Fire Chief

The Rural Municipality of St. Clements is now accepting applications for the position of East Beaches Fire Chief.

Applicants must be a resident of the Rural Municipality of St. Clements or the Rural Municipality of Alexander and must reside within the East Beaches Fire Department Fire District.

JOB DESRIPTION:

Reporting to the Manager of Protective Services who is under the direction of the Chief Administrative Officer, the Fire Chief is responsible for leading and managing the organization and is to provide direction to the fire department to ensure that loss of life, property or injury as a result of fire is prevented and or minimized.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Completion of Grade 12 and graduation from a secondary school or equivalent technical school;
  • Minimum of Five (5) years of fire fighting experience;
  • Required courses or ability to achieve:
    • Fire Fighting Level I NFPA 1001
    • Fire Inspector Level I NFPA 1031
    • Emergency Services Instructor Level I NFPA 1041
    • Fire & Life Safety Educator I NFPA 1035
    • Valid Manitoba Class 4 driver’s license with Air;
  • Ability to interpret, administer and carry out the provisions of the Manitoba Fire Code;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, organizational and analytical skills;
  • Maintain a high knowledge of applicable bylaws, regulations, rules and codes related to the job;
  • Assist and direct regular training sessions for members;
  • Maintain and service equipment;
  • Extensive knowledge of modern fire fighting techniques, equipment and apparatus;
  • Managerial experience with thorough knowledge of principals and practices of supervision, discipline of personnel;
  • The Fire Chief must be able to perform the physical duties of the volunteer fire fighter role;
  • Ability to effectively administer the operations of the fire department and to supervise all members of the East Beaches Fire Department;
  • Must participate in the preparation of all necessary reports, records and requests from the Municipality;
  • Show ability to provide leadership and implement long range plans and programs which includes establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with various departments, municipal staff and the general public, including the ability to communicate clearly and effectively;

Applicants are subject to a current Child Abuse Registry Check and Criminal Record Check

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.


Recreation Manager

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Recreation Manager will facilitate the delivery of public recreation services in the RM of St Clements and develop, in partnership or independently, recreation services in the RM of St Clements. These include but not limited to programs, facilities, and activities, based on the needs of the region, to provide opportunities that builds healthy, vibrant and strong individuals and community.

SCOPE:

In consultation with existing community groups involved in recreation, the incumbent will research and develop quality recreation opportunities, and liaise with the recreation partners in the RM. They will be aware of the community recreation needs and master plan, promote and evaluate services and programs. The Recreation Manager will provide advice and guidance to regional & community organizations to promote recreation opportunities, support volunteer and leadership opportunities and promote the vital role recreation plays in building community and the individual.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Knowledge:
    • Recreation services development, evaluation and administration;
    • Coaching theory and practice;
    • Volunteer training, recruitment, retention and recognition of volunteers;
    • Event coordination and planning;
    • Promotion of recreation and cultural events to the community and beyond;
    • Methods and tools for identifying service demands and trends;
    • An understanding of relevant legislation, policies, procedures, and rules;
  • An understanding of municipal government;
    • Facility and green space planning and operation;
    • Emergency procedures, first aid and CPR;
    • An understanding of funding programs and application processes.
  • Skills:
    • Team leadership and management skills;
    • Effective communication skills;
    • Ability to handle multiple priorities and work independently;
    • Financial administration;
    • Supervisory skills;
  • Strategic planning and group facilitation skills;
    • Analytical and problem-solving skills;
    • Decision making skills;
    • Negotiation skills;
    • Computer and marketing skills, including social marketing;
    • Research and development skills.

EDUCATION

The Recreation Manager will have attained the required knowledge, skills, and attributes through completion of a post-secondary Recreation or related diploma or degree, in combination with a minimum of five (5) years of experience working within the Recreation Sector.  Equivalencies will be considered.

WORKING CONDITIONS

This position requires the incumbent to:

  • Work the hours as established by the RM of St. Clements, with an office located at the municipal office in East Selkirk, Manitoba;
  • Monitor and oversee recreational, leisure and sporting events.  The incumbent may have to lift, carry and manage equipment and supplies or participate in and train others.  This may involve working odd or long hours at a time to complete special requests or projects, or to participate in or coordinate evenings and off-hour activities.  The incumbent may be participating in and leading strenuous physical activities, both indoors and outdoors; 
  • Attend meetings after normal working hours;
  • May work in a number of facilities and outdoor locations, and may have to manage a number of people and projects at one given time. 
  • May be interrupted frequently to meet the needs and requests of residents;
  • May find the environments to be busy, noisy and requires excellent organizational, time management, and stress management skills to complete the required tasks;
  • Must be prepared to deal with injuries and accidents as a result of recreational and sporting events.
  • This position’s tasks and responsibilities will require the incumbent to accept the work pressures and commitments to perform at an acceptable level. 

Applications, including resume and cover letter, can be submitted to:

Deepak Joshi, CAO
Rural Municipality of St. Clements
PO Box 2, Group 35 RR1
East Selkirk, ManitobaR0E 0M0

cao@rmofstclements.com

The RM of St. Clements wishes to thank all candidates for their interest in this position, however, only those individuals considered for an interview will be contacted.