Full-time, Assistant Manager, Recreation (RecPlex)

Posted on April 3, 2024. Primary Region: Portage la Prairie, MB

Southport is looking to grow its dedicated team with the addition of a full-time Assistant Manager, Recreation (RecPlex). Reporting to the Manager, Recreational Facilities, the Assistant Manager, Recreation (RecPlex) oversees the daily operation of the Central Plains RecPlex by:

• Providing exceptional customer service to all members of the Central Plains RecPlex.
• Coordinating and managing daily recreation operations, including supervision of all part-time RecPlex staff members.
• Participating in creation and achievement of all performance targets.
• Assisting with budgeting for operational and capital requirements.
• Manage Climbing Wall.

Key Responsibilities:


• In consultation with the Manager, Recreational Facilities, support the hiring, training, supervision, scheduling, and processing of timesheets for all Recreation staff.
• Manage, follow, and keep all RecPlex staff apprised of all Workplace Health and Safety procedures.
• Manage daily reconciliation and reporting of financials.
• Implement new recreation and climbing/fitness programs.
• Utilize appropriate operational procedures and processes.
• Assist in preparation and monitoring of operating and capital budgets.
• Track and report to Manager, Recreational Facilities on key performance indicator targets.
• Assist and support all RecPlex marketing efforts with the Marketing Team.
• Orientate members on safe procedures throughout the fitness facility including, but not limited to, usage of the climbing wall.
• Other duties assigned.

Facility Maintenance:

• Oversee the maintenance of the RecPlex and grounds to ensure kept in a clean and functional condition.
• Track and report on preventative maintenance program items for facilities and equipment.
• Report on inventory of supplies and equipment.
• Process work orders through related electronic systems and programs for RecPlex related maintenance items.
• Ensure the Climbing Wall is kept clean, safe, and functional condition.
• Inspect and report on climbing equipment. (Shoes, harnesses, grigri, ropes, and anchors).
• Inspect and schedule yearly maintenance for the wall and auto belays.
• Ensure all workout equipment is maintained and in good repair throughout.
• Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

• Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills necessary to relate to clients, staff, and the public.
• Previous customer service experience in a recreational environment.
• Previous experience in recreational promotion, marketing, and sales.
• Previous experience supervising staff.
• Previous experience performing administrative duties, budgeting, and reporting for fiscal purposes.
• Must be of legal age to serve alcohol.
• Current Smart Choices certification or be willing to obtain same upon hire.
• Food Handler’s Training Certificate or be willing to obtain same upon hire.
• Basic First Aid and CPR or be willing to obtain same upon hire.
• Fitness trainer certificate would be considered an asset.
• Previous experience supervising maintenance and cleaning services in a recreational environment.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office.
• Demonstrated ability to work individually or as part of a team, with minimal supervision.
• Availability to work day, evening and weekend shifts and holidays.
• Desire for growth and learning.
• Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to respect and promote a culturally diverse population is required.

Prior to the commencement of employment, the successful applicant will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination by providing a Government of Manitoba issued QR code and photo identification or providing proof of an exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination approved by the Government of Manitoba.

Join the Southport Team – as an employee of Southport, you will receive the following:
• Competitive Salary.
• Extensive benefits package including Employee Assistance Program, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Extended Health, Vision, and Dental Coverage.
• Registered Retirement Savings Plan Matching Program.
• Vacation, Wellness, and Medical Days.
• Complimentary Gym Membership.
• We’ll set you up for success by providing in-depth training with your team and mentors, working in partnership with our leadership team.
• You’ll enjoy special events, celebrations, and unique perks, specific to your role and work environment, that reinforce our commitment to creating a wonderful employee experience.
• Our unique rewards and recognition programs are designed to celebrate you, your contributions and promote your success.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their application online at www.southport.ca/careers.

Any questions regarding the job can be addressed to:

Southport Aerospace Centre Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
25 Centennaire Drive
Southport, MB R0H 1N1

Email: hr@southport.ca
Phone: 204.428.6031

This job posting will remain open until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


25 Centennaire Drive
Southport, MB

Job types: Full-time, Permanent

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Contact Information

Human Resources
Phone: 12044286031