Environmental Operations Superintendent
City of Saskatoon 23 reviews - Saskatoon, SK

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Environmental Operations Superintendent
Utility Services Department
Environmental Services Branch

Posting No. 419(222)
The City of Saskatoon is an Employment Equity employer

1. Plans, schedules, supervises and evaluates the work done by civic staff related to the operation of the City’s solid waste section. Acts in the managerial on-call rotation.
2. Ensures that work performed meets documented level of service standards, operational procedures, and occupational health and safety procedures.
3. Manages assigned staff; hires, assigns work schedules, assesses staffing needs, identifies and pursues other resources if necessary. Conducts performance management, disciplinary action, layoff and recall as required.
4. Assists with the development and ensures the implementation of operational policies.
5. Responds to enquiries and complaints related to solid waste operations.
6. Acts as a Section liaison with various internal and external groups, e.g. Occupational Health and Safety Committee, SWANA, other municipalities and community associations.
7. Assists with solid waste projects, e.g. garbage collection optimization, landfill optimization, waste reduction initiative, etc.
8. Assists with the preparation of the yearly operating budgets to meet approved levels of service, and ensures that programs are delivered within budget. Prepares regular status reports.
9. Assists with contract preparation and material requisitioning.
10. Identifies training requirements and assists with the training, coaching and development of assigned staff.
11. Prepares written reports concerning policy, procedure, staffing, equipment and materials used in solid waste operations. Compiles policy, procedure and quality standards manuals.
12. Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Graduation from a recognized two-year, post-secondary program in a related discipline.
  • Four to six years’ progressively responsible supervisory experience in solid waste operations.
  • Considerable knowledge of the Corporate safety policy, collective agreement, letters of understanding, Provincial Occupational Health and Safety regulations, applicable bylaws, standards and specifications, regulations and annual budget process pertaining to the work.
  • Considerable knowledge of materials, methods, and equipment used in solid waste operations.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public, contractors and civic employees.
  • Ability to identify, analyse and resolve operational problems creatively with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to implement policy and procedural changes for large work groups.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Skill in the operation of a computer with word-processing, spreadsheets, databases software.

Shift work and weekend work may be involved.

$66,194 to $77,856 per annum (2012 rates)

For further information regarding this position, contact Human Resources.

Applications are to be received in Human Resources (City Hall) by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 7, 2013.

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