Welcome To City of Brampton - Applying For The Supervisor, Central Operations Position

DEPARTMENT:  Community Services



JOB STATUS & DURATION:  Full Time Permanent

HOURS OF WORK:  40 hour workweek

LOCATION:  Hybrid Model – when working onsite, you will report to the location of Williams Parkway Operations Centre


HIRING SALARY RANGE:  $93,803.00 - $105,529.00 per annum

MAXIMUM OF SALARY RANGE:  $117,254.00 per annum

JOB TYPE:  Management and Administration

POSTING DATE:  May 1, 2023

CLOSING DATE:  May 12, 2023


Reporting to the Manager, Forestry, Hort & Cemetery Services, and with a commitment to the vision and values of the Corporation, this position takes ownership of and assumes the key role as an accountable leader for the staff team responsible for the delivery of Parks Construction projects, Special event co-ordination and contract oversight.


  • Provides leadership and direction to Non-Union and Union Staff.Ensures work schedules align with Divisional service delivery standards Monitor activities to ensure safety, quality, efficiency and productivity. Ensure staff have proper training for activities being performed. Inspect all work areas to ensure proper operation, cleanliness and safety. Provide guidance and support to Forepersons Review employee performance on a regular basis rewarding achievements and excellent work and taking progressive, corrective or disciplinary action as required. 
  • Manage maintenance and seasonal contracts. Develop, update and prepare specifications for quotes and Tenders. Evaluate bid submissions from vendors for products/services to be contracted out. Reports and recommends award of contracts to Senior management and City Council.Certifies invoices for payment and extra work orders for products/services provided. Reports contractor performance to Purchasing Department.  Ensures the appropriate tracking, reporting, record keeping and documentation of maintenance and seasonal contracts.
  • Provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers. Maintain a positive corporate image by ensuring prompt, accurate responses to both internal and external inquiries.
  • Provide documentation and evidence to support the City’s risk management, insurance and legal representatives in addressing damage or liability claims against the Corporation. Respond or prepare proper response to Resident or Council concerns. 
  • Annual Operating and Capital budgets. Assist in the preparation of Operating and Capital budgets as they relate to Operations Planning and Contract Services. Prepare asset condition reports for the purpose of budget forecasting on all parks outdoor assets. Review monthly budget, monitor spending and ensure cost control. 
  • Represent the Divisional and or Department as a member of various committees and Teams. Attend meetings for the purpose of planning Special Events. Report to divisional management team content of meetings and any impact on service level and or budget.Attend site meetings for the purpose of plan review, site construction and acceptance of new parkland or asset replacements 



  • Diploma or degree in Horticulture /Landscape Technology


  • 5 to 7 years parks related experience and 3 to 5 years supervisory experience preferred in a unionized environment


  • Able to interpret landscape drawings to ensure application of parks assets elements
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of parks equipment and its proper use
  • Proficient in construction projects
  • Current playground practitioner certificate CAN/CSA Z614-14 would be an asset
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Knowledge of the use/operation of computers, including MS Office; excellent customer service/public relations skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Must possess a valid Ontario “G” Driver’s Licence 

**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

Interview:  Our recruitment process will be completed with video conference technology.                                                                    

As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation.  Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: www.brampton.ca/employment quoting reference #105267 by May 12, 2023 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

As part of the application process, applicants will be invited to complete a self identification survey. The survey is voluntary. Participation in the survey will have no impact on hiring decisions.  Should you wish to opt out of completing the survey, please select “prefer not to answer” as a response to each question.  All information collected is confidential and will not be shared with the hiring manager. The surveys will be anonymized and will be kept separate from applicant or employee files, such that the individuals who completed the surveys will not be identifiable.  The results of the survey will assist in the analysis of disaggregated metrics for organizational planning purposes and our commitment to advance and foster diversity, equity, and inclusion. The City may use anonymized data to produce aggregate reports for internal or external use.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact TalentAcquisition@brampton.ca or 905.874.2150 with your accommodation needs, quoting the job opening ID#, job title. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 

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