Summary of Duties
Reporting to the Manager, Forestry Operations, the Supervisor II, Forestry Operations is responsible for effective and efficient delivery of engineering services; plans, develops, supervises, and co-ordinates various aspects and functions for the Division; supervises, trains, appraises, hires and manages staff conduct and completes special projects as assigned.
- Manage personnel, programs and engineering services in accordance with applicable legislation, guidelines, municipal policies, procedures and directives.
- Supervise staff; conduct performance reviews, facilitate development and training opportunities, and make recommendations regarding hiring, promotion and separation. Manage employee conduct and performance in accordance with Collective Agreement and legislation.
- Train and direct staff to perform job duties; plan, schedule and assign work.
- Promote and enforce compliance with health and safety legislation; provide additional training as required.
- Implement effective site-based labour relations.
- Monitor assigned budget and prepare related documentation and reports as required.
- Evaluate operational performance and recommend changes to systems, procedures and methodologies to improve efficiencies.
- Undertake special projects as assigned.
- Represent management on committees as assigned.
- Represent the Corporation in meetings and interactions with other government agencies and service providers.
- Maintain practical awareness of relevant legislation. Investigate complaints, resolve problems, and maintain good public relations.
- Perform related duties as assigned.
- Successful completion of a post-secondary Forestry Technician or Technologist program; and ISA Certification as a Certified Arborist Utility Specialist, or Certified Arborist Municipal Specialist (preferred); or ISA Certification as a Certified Arborist; or current Certificate of Qualification as an Arborist.
- Qualifications in Tree Risk Assessment (TRAQ) is an asset.
- Certification from the Association of Ontario Road Supervisors is an asset.
- Basic Emergency Management is an asset.
- Five to eight years of prior experience in a related field.
Specialized Training & Licenses
- Required to work outside regular working hours, including standby assignments.
- Successful experience leading and supervising staff and contractors.
- Demonstrated knowledge and ability to apply relevant legislation and standards, especially the Occupational Health and Safety Act as required.
- Ability to use related database and computer applications required for budget administration and data.
Compensation and Other Information
$76,888 to $104,260
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