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  • 07 Feb 2018
  • 21 Feb 2018
  • City of Hamilton


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District Superintendent – Parks  ~ Re-post ( Job# 13066)

Public Works
Environmental Services
Parks South

Applicants that have previously applied need not re-apply

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1 Full-Time Regular
UNION/NON-UNION: Non Union Mgmt Professional
HOURS Of WORK: 35.00 per week
SALARY/HOUR: $53.078 - $62.080 per hour
Note:  See appropriate Collective Agreement or the Non Union Salary Range for details.
STATUS/LENGTH: Full-Time Regular
Job Description ID #: 6620

Reporting to the Manager of Parks and Cemeteries in the Environmental Services Division, the Superintendent is accountable for park programs by ensuring workplace safety, cost-effective, high quality and timely delivery of services in compliance with approved budgets, legislation, policy and protocols. The position plans and controls program delivery through staff management, procurement of materials and equipment as well as monitoring the delivery of services and objectives on a daily basis.


Demonstrated substantial and progressive management experience in a municipal environment coupled with demonstrated management training/education with an Ontario Horticultural Diploma or Certified Parks Technologist (CPT) diploma. Experience with general park and turf management with a thorough knowledge of municipal Parks operational maintenance and pest management functions.

Highly effective leadership, facilitation, communication, presentation, interpersonal and organisational skills with a demonstrated ability / experience in managing a large multi-disciplinary staff in a unionised, results oriented environment. The ability to deal effectively with elected officials, representatives of other levels of government, management, community groups and associations.

Ability to provide consistent performance management for subordinate staff and contractors, including motivation, supervision, interviewing, hiring, discipline, guidance and counsel; attends management and confidential personnel matters. Past experience in the evolution of performance standards, training requirements and work procedures required.

Strong critical and analytical and problem solving skills, conflict resolution skills. Demonstrated effective written and oral communication skills. Working knowledge of computer software applications (Microsoft Office, Hansen). Previous experience working with Collective Agreements and knowledge of the collective bargaining process. Demonstrated commitment to ensuring a healthy and safe work environment for employees.

Demonstrated knowledge of WHMIS and the Health & Safety Act and applicable regulations as it relates to the position. Ability to investigate liability claims of personal injury and property damage.

Ability to interpret and ensure compliance with municipal and departmental policies and procedures such as Attendance Management and various specific By-laws. Interprets and ensures compliance with all applicable Provincial/Federal Acts, Standards and Union Agreements.

Must possess a valid Class G Drivers Licence.

Selection Process:
This competition will include an interview and/or assessment(s) as part of the selection process.

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Please apply on or before: 2018-02-21

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