District Supervisor, Roads Maintenance

Municipal Corporation Newmarket Regional Municipality of York
Department: Transportation Services Department
Branch: Roads and Traffic Operations Branch
Status: Full-Time
Location: Richmond Hill / Ontario
Date Posted: August 25, 2020
Date Closing: September 08, 2020
Number Of Positions: 1

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Position Title

District Supervisor, Roads Maintenance


$100,574 to $114,288 annually

Position Purpose

Reporting to the District Manager, Roads Maintenance is responsible for supervising Regional staff and external contractors involved in the operation, maintenance and repair of the Regional road system within an assigned patrol area in the District to enable efficient traffic flow, increase public safety by ensuring that the Region’s rights-of way are in a good state of repair and protect the Region from liability; complies with environmental requirements and prepares reports; assigns internal and external resources within approved programs; contract administration; recommends increases in operational efficiency; monitors and responds to emergencies and deficiencies; rotates in the operation of the snow centre and addresses scheduling challenges.

Major Responsibilities

•Plans, supervises and support the daily activities of work crews within an assigned patrol area in the District, including establishing daily, weekly and season operational work assignments.
•Ensures that the work carried out by internal staff is in compliance with the quality standards, operating instructions and specifications appropriate for the work function within the District.
•Oversees the delivery of roads maintenance services of outside contractors within the District to ensure services are in compliance with specifications in terms of quality and quantity.
•Ensures that staff and contractors work in a safe manner, utilizing all protective devices, and following all measures and procedures as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regional policy; advises staff of the existence of any potential or actual danger to health or safety.
•Ensures that the work carried out is in compliance with the quality standards and operating instructions appropriate for the District.
•Ensures that all equipment is utilized and maintained in a safe and effective manner including day-to-day maintenance such as cleaning and fueling and that complex repairs are identified and addressed by appropriate staff.
•Initiates and provides input into the development of revisions and changes to operating procedures and policies for the District and provides input for District annual budget and business plan.
•Assists management in developing annual business/work plans and in developing service plans including staffing proposals.


•Successful completion of a three year Community College Diploma program in Civil Engineering Technology or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Minimum three (3) years’ experience in a road operational, road engineering or roads maintenance environment or other logistical operational environment with responsibilities for planning, operating procedures, technical analysis, scheduling and demonstrated supervisory or leadership experience.
•Certification with the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) as a Certified Engineering Technologist or be registered in an approved equivalent professional association.
•Solid knowledge in budget preparation, financial management of operational programs/projects including monitoring and control.
•Valid Ontario Class “G” driver’s licence, free of serious offences under the Highway Traffic Act.
•Leadership competencies including operating strategically, leveraging diversity and differences, customer focused, ensuring accountability, managing complex problems, financial management, employing interactive and effective communication, fostering collaborative relationships, cultivating engagement to drive vision and purpose, managing and developing talent, establishing and maintaining trust, displaying self-awareness, and demonstrating resiliency.

How to Apply

Please apply online by September 8, 2020. We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.

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