Fort Saskatchewan Minor Hockey General Manager of Operations


Fort Saskatchewan Minor Hockey (FSMH), which operates with a participant base of close to 800 players, coaches, and team officials, is currently seeking a full-time General Manager of Operations. The successful candidate must be team-orientated with excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.


The General Manager (GM) is responsible for working directly with the Executive Board of Directors for the management of all aspects of the Association. The General Manager will work to ensure the financial, administrative, and long-term success of the Association. The General Manager will oversee day-to-day operations, including the growth and well-being of the association. The General Manager will work with the entire Board of Directors and other association staff. The General Manager will work standard business hours and will be required to be available in the evenings and weekends as required. Please see the attached Roles and Responsibilities for a comprehensive overview of required duties.

Candidate Qualifications

  • Broad-based knowledge of board governance, including Bylaws and Policies within a sports organization,
  • Experience with minor sports associations in a leadership role in one or more of the following areas:
    • Minor Sports Association Officer, Executive, and/or administrator
    • Strategic Planning
    • Risk Management
    • Policy Development
    • Financial Management
    • Marketing and Public
  • Knowledge of Hockey Alberta structure, initiatives, programs, and membership requirements,
  • Excellent interpersonal, organization, and analytical skills
  • Excellent strategic planning and problem-solving skills in addition to conflict resolution management experience,
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, and budgets, balance continuous demands, and prioritize to meet deadlines,

In addition, the following previous experience is an asset:

  • Minor Hockey or Minor Sports Association experience,
  • Experience on a not-for-profit board and knowledge from a governance perspective is
  • Experience in chairing/leading meetings

Required Experience

  • University / College degree or equivalent in sport management, recreation, business, or a related discipline
  • 5+ years managerial experience, preferably in a sports association
  • 5+ years of business experience
  • 5+ years of leadership experience
  • Experience with budget forecasting and tracking
  • Experience communicating at all levels of an organization/association

Start Date August 1, 2022


The salary for this position is dependent on qualifications and experience. FSMH offers a competitive compensation package. If you enjoy working in a fun, fast-paced, sports environment and would like to join our community not-for-profit association, please submit a covering letter and resume to:

Fort Saskatchewan Minor Hockey President

The closing date is June 30th, 2022.

Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.