Program Manager, Integrated Management System And Continuous Improvement

Board of Health Newmarket York Regional Health Service Department
Department: Environmental Services Department
Branch: Strategy and Innovation Branch
Status: Temporary Full-Time
Length of Assignment: 12 months
Location: Newmarket / Ontario
Date Posted: January 03, 2019
Date Closing: January 17, 2019
Number Of Positions: 1

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision. We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence. We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Director, Strategy and Innovation is responsible for developing, managing and implementing continuous improvement of the Department’s regulatory compliance through Integrated Management System programs, including ISO Quality and Environmental Management Systems, the Drinking Water Quality Management Standard (DWQMS) and other Management Systems as required; facilitating the strategic direction for management system planning; managing the development of system targets and objectives; monitoring sustainable programs and procedures to ensure the Department’s activities are within legislated compliance and Department objectives; managing and coordinating business risk, regulatory compliance of the Departments waste management, water and wastewater operations; responsible for overseeing audit processes of the Region’s water, wastewater and waste management.


•Successful completion of a University Degree in Environmental Studies or related field or approved equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
•Minimum three (3) years’ experience in design, implementation, and administration of ISO Quality and/or Environmental Management System programs, regulatory compliance and reporting systems and functions, and demonstrated supervisory or leadership experience in a unionized environment.
•Demonstrated experience and skills in project management leadership, negotiation and presentation skills to develop cross-functional internal and external municipal and regional partnerships.
•Demonstrated knowledge and ability to understand and apply process audit principles (ISO/ASQ).
•Demonstrated knowledge of relevant Standards, Acts and Regulations.
•Knowledge and demonstrated ability to understand and apply statistical and business improvement tools to improve and sustain business results.
•Knowledge and ability to translate complex analytical outcomes into readily understood business intelligence.
•Knowledge of standard operating policies and procedures for water and wastewater treatment and/or solid waste management.
•Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
•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.
•Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications.
•Contemporary staff supervisory skills including knowledge of collective agreement administration and interpretation, labour relations principles and practices, and relevant employment legislation.
•Ability to work outside regular business hours, as required.

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by January 17, 2019, quoting competition #23353. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email or by telephone.


$98,912 - $112,333 annually. This is a Non-Union position.

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