Three Hills Notices - September 14

FIRE BAN - IN EFFECT as of April 28, 2022, 11:30 am

A Fire Ban is now in effect for the Town of Three Hills, due to limited water supply.

• Under a fire ban, no campfires, backyard fires, or charcoal briquettes are allowed.

• Gas or propane stoves/barbeques and portable propane fire pits ARE allowed.

• All fire permits are suspended or cancelled, and no new fire permits will be issued.

Note: This restriction only applies to the Town of Three Hills.

Stay up-to-date on Alberta fire bans, at

The Town of Three Hills Photo Contest

Do you have any high quality photos that you’ve taken around town?! Submit them to enter our Photo Contest!

Enter any (or all) of these three categories:

People – Send in your photos of your family and friends enjoying their time in the Town of Three Hills.

Places – Showcase the landscapes, landmarks, and amazing places to see in Three Hills.

Recreation – Share your favourite moments of your recreational activities here in town.


• Must be high resolution .JPEG or .PNG images

• All submissions must be taken within Town Limits and fall into one of three categories: People, Places, or Recreation

• Contest deadline: 4:00pm September 15, 2022

• Winners will be notified by October 3, 2022


• All submissions will be shared on our Facebook page with photographer photo credit

• Top 5 submissions will be featured on our Facebook page and as main images our new website!

(Top 10 may also be considered)

• Top submission from each category will receive a 15-punch Aquatic Centre Pass

All submissions must be sent to by 4:00pm on September 15, 2022. Public Voting begins mid September and closes September 25, 2022 at 11:59pm.

By submitting a photo, all entrants agree to be bound by the Rules and Regulations posted at

Employment Opportunity

Manager of Parks and Recreation

If you’re passionate about providing recreational health and well-being to our thriving community and interested in working in an engaging and rewarding environment, join our team and be a part of the journey.

The Manager of Parks and Recreation will develop, promote, and coordinate a variety of public recreation services, including overseeing facilities operations and programs, liaising with community-based organizations and agencies, and creating recreational opportunities that enhance the lives of citizens of Three Hills and the greater community.

This position offers a rewarding and motivating work environment where you will lead a skilled and dynamic team demonstrating proficiencies in operations, programming, and management of parks, recreation, and facilities within the Town of Three Hills.

Under the direction of the Director of Community Services, some of the duties and responsibilities include:

• Implement strategic objectives required for the effective operation of the public facilities and delivery of services

• Liaise with local and non-local user groups for bookings and programming within the public town facilities

• Manage multiple priorities and demonstrates effective leadership

• Ability to make decisions with integrity and professionalism while serving the overall vision and values of the Town

• Research and provide analysis, make recommendations, and submit reports to his/her director

• Initiate action on projects and operational procedures that result in improvements, efficiencies, effectiveness and/or enhancements to the Town’s services

• Monitor funding opportunities to improve existing and expanding recreational infrastructure

• Assist in the development of RFP’s and RFQ’s for capital purchases

• Ability to develop, train, coach, motivate, evaluate, and discipline staff to sustain optimum productivity and continuous improvement

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• 2-3 years of recreation management experience in a municipal government organization or similar setting

• A degree in Recreation Administration, Physical Education, Kinesiology or Environmental Sciences and/or equivalent is an asset

• Diploma in Recreation Management, Facility management, or equivalent with 3 years’ experience

• Experience in the operation of an Ice Arena, including making and maintenance theories is required

• Alberta Pesticide Applicator Certificate or willingness to obtain

• Arena, parks, and swimming pool operator certificates are a definite asset

• Experience in staff supervision in a unionized environment

• Proficiency in report writing, budget management, time management, defining goals and objectives and priority setting

• Experience and understanding of effective advertising and promotional techniques

• Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s license & access to a reliable personal vehicle

Salary Range is $65,578 to $76,023 based on 1950 hours per year.

Please email resumes to Human Resources at referencing “Manager of Parks & Recreation” in the subject line. Please include a cover letter demonstrating how your qualifications meet the advertised requirements. A current driver’s abstract and a Police Information Check will be required by the successful candidate upon acceptance of the position.

The Town thanks all applicants for their interest. The Town is an equal opportunity employer, and all applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements.

Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

The posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.