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Community Project Coordinator

Job Type: 
Communication / Information / Cultural
Rocky View County
Competition Number: 
J0219 - 0786
Job Description : 

Position Summary:

Reporting to and working closely with the Manager of Recreation, Parks, and Community Services, the Community Project Coordinator is a front line position that is responsible for ongoing consultation and communication with key internal and external stakeholders and is responsible for coordinating recreation project and program development, in partnership with volunteer driven non-profit community organizations.

Core Accountabilities:


  • Coordinates community recreation projects:
    • Strategy: participates in the research, analysis and development of plans and policies, as well as ensures alignment with County plans and policies throughout each project.
    • Concept: interprets needs assessments that lead to the development of the program, manages and directs the development of functional programs, feasibility studies, infrastructure and environmental assessments and other required studies.
    • Design: may require participation in the development of tenders for consultants/product/ construction and will act as a liaison between internal departments and design professionals and contractors to coordinate permits/agreements, for community led projects.
    • Build: reviews and supports required change orders to ensure program is met, coordinates all components, fixtures and equipment and supports transition to operate.
    • Operate: coordinates issue identification list with regards to deficiencies, warranties and improvements.
  • Responsible for ongoing consultation and communication with key internal and external stakeholders and the community to establish program needs and priorities and to ensure these are met in the development process.
  • Conducts research and trends analysis.
  • Participates and supports KPI development and data management and analysis.
  • Supports communications and marketing of programs.
  • Supports volunteer group marketing and communications with community members through citizen surveys, focus groups, etc.
  • Plans, develops and implements public participation processes for the gathering of information on assigned projects through the project development process.
  • Ensures program priorities are identified and delivered on all projects.
  • Negotiates and develops agreements for shared capital developments with partnering organizations.
  • Interprets the needs assessment and other input that define the program priorities, business cases and ongoing capital project management and reporting for budgeting purposes.
  • Responsible for the procurement and financial reporting requirements for all fixtures, components and equipment within projects.
  • Completes applications and reporting for provincial, federal and other funding programs and partner contributions.
  • Displays a professional and ethical responsibility to protect privacy, use information appropriately, and maintain the confidentiality and security of all information related to employees, business and residents of Rocky View County.
  • Adheres to Health and Safety Legislation and Rocky View safe work policies and procedures at all times, ensuring the protection and safety of self, co-workers, the public and environment.
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned.


Position Requirements:

The typical minimum level of education to perform this job competently is equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field (e.g., Recreation, Physical Education, Marketing & Communications, Public and/or Business Administration) along with a minimum of three years of progressive experience.

  • Project management certificate an asset (in progress is sufficient).
  • Experience in grant administration.
  • Demonstrated competency in project management, capital project coordination and management, negotiation and administration of agreements and contracts.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated competency in the areas of capital development and lifecycle maintenance.
  • Knowledge of current trends, practices and development standards in the area of community recreation and cultural program development.
  • Demonstrated competency in the area of public consultation, stakeholder engagement and partnership development.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently in research, analytical techniques, policy interpretation and development.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and resolve issues and facilitate effective problem solving processes of complex issues.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated ability to express ideas effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and write comprehensive policy, procedural documents, and reports.
  • Strong computer skills and the ability to synthesize data from various systems.
Closing Date: 
March 24, 2019
Application Return: 

This opportunity will be posted until Sunday, March 24, 2019.
Interested applicants are invited to apply direct to www.rockyview.jobs.
Applications are due by 10 pm MST on the closing date.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however
 only those selected for interviews will be contacted.