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Title Manager of Field Services – Parks
Job Number RPM-25-13
Employee Group Non-Union
Department Roads & Parks Maintenance
Employment Status Full-Time Permanent
Position Overview The Field Services – Parks Section of the Roads and Parks Maintenance Department is responsible for the management, maintenance, repair and rehabilitation of all park and open space assets, including: parks, playgrounds, sports fields, beachway, roadside horticulture, and Greenwood Cemetery, as well as winter control operations and supporting construction-related capital projects for other departments.
Responsibilities
As a member of the Department’s management team, you will be responsible for:
• Managing staff and contractors in the daily maintenance and repair of city park and open space assets, including: parks, playgrounds, sports fields, beachway, and roadside horticulture, in accordance with all applicable legislation and approved levels of service.
• Managing daily maintenance of Halton Region rights-of-way and Halton District School Board properties.
• Managing the operations and maintenance of Greenwood Cemetery, and pioneer cemeteries.
• Managing and supporting capital programs, including the expansion of Greenwood Cemetery, and facility construction and improvement.
• Developing and delivering efficient winter control operations.
• Preparing written reports and developing annual operating and capital budgets.
• Attending and making presentations to public information centres, open houses, and Committee/Council meetings.
• Assuming the role of Acting Director, as required.
Requirements As the Manager, you will lead, develop, coach and mentor a team of approximately 59 full-time staff, in addition to seasonal staff. You have a track record of leadership success in a progressive work environment, with proven project and people management, financial and strategic planning capabilities. You can demonstrate creativity and adaptability in complicated and difficult situations and in managing conflicting demands from stakeholders. You possess excellent communication, report writing and public consultation skills.

You have a Degree or Diploma in Horticulture and registration with the Ontario Parks Association. Your education is complemented by a minimum of five years experience in a unionized environment, with extensive knowledge of municipal parks and winter control operations. A minimum of two years must be at a management level. Familiarity with storm water management, cemetery operations, fleet management and roads operations would be an asset.
Job Description Click here
Posting Closing Date 3/12/2013
Open to All Candidates
Salary Grade 13
Salary Range $89,532 to $111,915
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