Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $7,603 - $9,882 a month
Location : Saskatchewan
The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport is currently seeking a results-oriented and self-motivated leader for a Regional Director position within Park Operations. The position will report to the Executive Director, Park Operations and will be an integral member of the park operations senior management team, providing leadership and strategic oversight for the regional and provincial park system. This includes oversight for wilderness parks, natural environment parks, recreation parks, historic parks and numerous protected areas and recreation sites within the region. The position will be based in Regina, Saskatchewan. Consideration may be given for permanent work location within the southeast region of Saskatchewan.
In this role, the successful candidate will provide regional and provincial leadership and direction to develop and manage programs that support provincial park recreation, protection, and management goals, which are aligned with government’s overall objectives for parks. Related to all categories of parks, responsibilities include policy and program development, project management, regulation development, financial management, relationship building, negotiations, and human resource leadership and management. In addition, you must be an excellent communicator, able to provide clear and concise explanations, both orally and in writing, about policies, procedures and concepts at a level appropriate to the audience, and to mediate and resolve conflict and/or reach mutual agreement or understanding between parties.
Typically, the knowledge and skills required for this position would be obtained through a degree in Business Administration, Environmental Sciences, Natural Sciences or a related discipline combined with senior program, project and policy development experience in a government setting. Experience related to leadership and parks management as well as knowledge of current trends, issues and practices in park management and operations is an asset.