Welcome To Town of Caledon - Applying For The Supervisor, Parks Position

The Town of Caledon is a dynamic municipality that successfully balances urban, rural and agricultural communities.  Our energetic staff are guided by our core values that create an environment for continuous improvement and customer service excellence.

In addition to offering exciting career opportunities, the Town also provides a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package.  Come see how you can make a difference.

The Opportunity

Reporting directly to the Manager, Parks Operations & Forestry, this role is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Parks operations including turf management, outdoor sport facilities, playgrounds, trails, and winter sidewalk maintenance throughout the Town.  As the Supervisor, Parks, you will perform the following duties, including but not limited to:

  • Supervise and direct unionized staff in the daily operations of the Parks Division, including schedules, assignment of responsibilities, efficiency, adherence to policies/procedures, leave requests, training and development, and performance management.
  • Plan, coordinate, evaluate, implement, and direct, through parks operations staff and contractors, the maintenance and operations of all Town of Caledon parks, trails, facilities and services.
  • Prepares and monitors assigned budgets, prepares cost estimates, manages expenditures and performs other administrative tasks as required.
  • Overseeing the delivery of parks operations including preparing and overseeing the procurement process, contract documentation and providing onsite direction as required.
  • Oversees the delivery of parks operations including preparing and overseeing the procurement process, contract documentation and providing onsite direction as required.
  • Assist the Manager, Parks Operations and Forestry with the implementation of the Parks annual operational plan for Parks Maintenance and trails portfolios.
  • Investigate and prepare reports on accidents and incidents associated with Town of Caledon Health and Safety policies.
  • Inspect Parks service requests initiated by internal and external clients. Maintain service levels of grass cutting, garbage collection, and playground inspections through weekly rotational schedule
  • Review standard operating procedures to ensure Town is operating in accordance with industry best practices.
  • Manage Parks turf management program
  • During winter months November to April oversee winter sidewalk maintenance throughout Town
  • Participate in Operations Departmental on call duties.

 

The Ideal Candidate

We are seeking an experienced professional with training and/or knowledge in the above, normally acquired from a Landscape Technician Diploma or Turf Management Certification or a closely related field. Our ideal candidate has five years of Park Operations experience and two years of leadership or supervisory experience in a unionized environment.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated customer service excellence that reflects Caledon’s quality standards: accurate, courteous, responsive and easy to navigate. We are seeking an individual with superior verbal and written communication skills, a demonstrated ability to exercise significant discretion and sensitivity involving regular access to confidential data.

The successful candidate for Supervisor, Parks will be required to work a flexible schedule, including in the office, remotely and after hours (as required).

This position offers a salary range of $87,909.52 - $104,209.30 plus a competitive benefit package.

 

Satisfactory passing of a criminal record check, and proof of qualifications will be required of any successful candidate(s) for this position.

 

New employees who commence employment on or after November 15, 2021 are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, as a condition of employment. Being fully vaccinated is determined as the status of having received the full series of approved vaccines (both doses of a two dose vaccine series, one dose of a single dose vaccine series) and any additional doses required and approved by Health Canada and having satisfied the full post vaccination period required to ensure vaccination efficacy. The Town of Caledon reserves the right to request proof of vaccination at any time. Acceptable proof includes an Ontario Ministry of Health COVID-19 vaccine receipt which you can obtain through the Provincial portal https://covid19.ontariohealth.ca/, or other government-issued vaccine passport or certification.  The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to the Ontario Human Rights Code.

 

The Town is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. The Town is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. ?If your application requires accommodation, please contact People Services at (905) 584-2272 Ext. 4738.

 

How To Apply

To learn more about employment with the Town of Caledon and to apply for this exciting and challenging opportunity, visit: www.caledon.ca/careers

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