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Co-ordinator Parks and Environmental Services

  • 12 Apr 2010
  • 19 Apr 2010
  • City of Oshawa

Salary Range:  $65,734 to $77,334 per annum


Reporting to the Manager, Parks Development and Technical Support, or designate, be responsible for the development and administration of technical support and environmental programs and initiatives.


Duties include developing, researching, planning, implementing and monitoring parks and waste collection programs and schedules; co-ordinating and assisting with technical requirements for the Branch, including preparing terms of reference, change orders, contract specifications and tender packages; co-ordinating programs and liaison with the Ministry of the Environment and other government agencies; coordinating, creating, tracking and maintaining inventories and various databases;  responding to complaints and inquiries;  representing the branch in promotional events, including developing and administering education and outreach programs; preparing committee and departmental reports;  evaluating and benchmarking daily maintenance activities and monitoring performance measures;  maintaining knowledge with existing and pending legislation and regulations;  advising of new processes, methods and City initiatives to both staff and the public.


Candidates will possess a three year community college diploma in Landscape or Parks Technology or Chemical/ Environmental Technology, plus three (3) years of relevant experience one of which is in a supervisory capacity, or have an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.  Applicants have excellent research, analytical, administrative and interpersonal skills as well as highly developed communication and customer service skills to deal effectively with staff and the general public.  Candidates possess familiarity with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS, Purchasing Policy, City and Regional By-Laws, Provincial Environmental Regulations, Department of Health Regulations and Ministry of the Environment-Environmental and Hazardous Waste Management Regulations.  Advanced PC skills in Microsoft Office applications are a must.  Candidates will be in possession of a valid, unrestricted Ontario Driver’s Licence, minimum Class “G” in good standing, will require a personal vehicle to carry out the daily duties of the job, and be able to pass applicable City test for motor vehicle operation.


Interested candidates are invited to provide a resume with covering letter electronically no later than Monday, April 19, 2010, at www.oshawa.ca under the employment resources link.  Please note hard copies of resumes will not be accepted.


We thank all applicants, but only those to be interviewed will be contacted. Personal information provided is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.




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Ontario Parks Association

7856 5th Line South · Milton · Ontario · L9T 2X8 *

Phone: 905-864-6182 · Toll Free: 1-866-560-7783

Email: shelley@ontarioparksassociation.ca or training@ontarioparksassociation.ca

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