City of Waterloo

Supervisor, Parks Operations - East (BB-9E8C2)

Found in: Talent CA

Description Position Description:Reporting to the Manager, Parks Operations and Cemeteries the Supervisor, Parks Operations – East is responsible for the day to day supervision of operational and maintenance staff and activities related to turf, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), and technical service delivery and operations; including at times, the cemetery/crematorium activities and staff. Accountabilities: Schedule, coordinate, prioritize, organize and supervise the day to day operations of turf, IPM and outdoor maintenance program delivery and maintenance activitiesSupervise the day to day field activities of the turf and outdoor maintenance crewsEnsure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act, City policies and procedures for work sectionSupervise, train and develop staff with a focus on safety and providing outstanding service deliveryProvide ongoing performance feedback and coaching for work sectionProvide recommendations to the Manager on recruitment, hiring and related human resource considerationsProvide cost estimates for service delivery and in-house projectsRespond to calls, requests and complaintsAssist with preparation of Standard Operating Procedures for various operational activitiesProvide support through equipment purchasing, service invoicing and related financial mattersRemain apprised of new technologies in turf, IPM, outdoor maintenance and parks winter control operationsParticipate in the winter operations, monitoring and scheduling of the sectionAssist Manager with various activities and programsAssist with procurement of contracted servicesAssist with oversight of the cemetery operations and staff when coverage is required Participate in the on-call and winter shift responsibilities of the division Minimum Qualifications: 2-Year College diploma in Turf Studies or related field; consideration will be given to candidates with equivalent combination of education and experienceThree (3) years’ experience in turf, IPM and outdoor maintenance operations, and all relevant equipmentCrematorium Operators and Cemetery Management Certification preferredMinimum of two (2) years supervisory experience in a unionized environment with excellent leadership and interpersonal skillsThorough knowledge of turf, sports fields and IPM standards, specifications, equipment, materials and techniquesThorough knowledge of winter maintenance operations, materials and equipmentComprehensive knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety ActAbility to identify and safely respond to workplace hazards in summer and winter control operationsAbility to establish, monitor and control costsExcellent written communication skills; ability to prepare accurate reports and tender or quote documentsEffective communication, customer service, interpersonal skills and commitment to providing outstanding customer serviceAbility to effectively interact with City staff, local groups, external agencies, the public, and other stakeholdersProficiency with MS Office and ability to use/learn database programs such as MAXIMO and Cemetery ViewerFlexibility to work varied and additional hours as required including rotating on-call and winter control shiftsValid MTO ‘DZ’ Class Driver’s Licence and acceptable driver’s abstract is required to perform the job A satisfactory police record check will be required as a condition of hire

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info Regular Full Time

location_on Waterloo, Canada

work City of Waterloo

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