RECREATION PLANNING ANALYST
AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Reporting to the Supervisor, LOB Planning and Special Projects, provide, research, analysis and support for Recreation Planning teams including Line of Business (LOB), Marketing and Facility Planning projects that are integral to the Recreation Division and Community Services Department.
- Conducts research and analysis related to LOBs, Facility Profiles and program area to establish historical and current trends.
- Perform analysis of external, third party and related research or reports.
- Conduct annual benchmarking for rates and fees process.
- Analyze complex issues and reveal hidden patterns in data to facilitate informed decision-making.
- Develop and maintain a database of Facility Profiles to assist staff with their decision making process with respect to programs and offerings.
- Develop and maintain a database of customers that are involved or have expressed interest in Recreation.
- Ensure profiles are up to date through annual audits and refresh.
- Compile and distribute statistical reports that will include key performance indicators of program success in LOBs.
- Create and validate data in reports to Committee/Council on program activities that arise in connection with Recreation.
- Identify opportunities and develop recommendations resulting from statistical report analysis.
- Become a subject matter expert with third party software with respect to demographics and customer profiles.
- Track progress on City of Brampton and/or Region of Peel initiated capital projects affecting the Recreation Facility portfolio.
- Attend meetings to provide technical or specialist support to internal and external stakeholders, Committee and Council.
- Liaise with staff from various departments to facilitate information exchange, identify issues and upcoming projects.
- Utilize multiple data sources as well as internal resources (i.e. Registration Software, Dashboards) to create user friendly outputs that assist in decision making across the division (Supervisors, Managers and Director).
- This position is required to have a strong understanding of GIS applications, StatsCan data and other 3rd party data sources including the methodology required to create and share information.
- Other similar and related duties as assigned.
- High school (Grade 12) graduation plus an additional program of three to four years or equivalent in Geographic/Environmental Studies, Urban Planning, Economic Development or related studies. (4 year degree in Geographic/Environmental Studies, Urban Planning, Economic Development or related studies
- Over two (2) years, up to and including four (4) years’ experience in a research environment in a municipal recreation setting with detail oriented duties (i.e. benchmarking, program analysis, program input and verification, GIS mapping)
- Must possess a valid class G driver’s license.
- Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
- Demonstrated proficiency in applications such as MS Office, Database applications, G.I.S. and website content/authoring tools.
- Working knowledge of desktop publishing applications.
- Familiarity with the municipal government legislative and regulatory context.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Exceptional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer service.
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**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.
**Starting Salary: $63,299.60 per year
Job status: Permanent
Job Type: Union
Applications must be received by: September 28, 2018
Alternate formats will be provided upon request.
If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: www.brampton.ca/employment quoting reference #103031 by September 28, 2018 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement.
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