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Superintendent – Waste Collection Operations job in Hamilton

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Job Ref:  9640
Organization:  City of Hamilton
Job Category:  Solid Waste
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  Canada
State/Province:  Ontario
City:  Hamilton
Salary and Benefits:  non-disclosed

Superintendent – Waste Collection Operations

Reporting to the Manager of Waste Collection, you will be an integral part of the Waste Management Collection Section, with responsibility for developing, planning, organizing, controlling, coordinating, supervising, and providing leadership for the day-to-day operations of the City of Hamilton’s curb side waste collection and cleanliness programs. As Superintendent of Waste Collection Operations, you will be expected to design and implement strategies to improve effectiveness and efficiency, set above-average standards and lead by example.

Your qualifications as Superintendent – Waste Collection Operations include:

  • Demonstrable knowledge and expertise in the area of curb side waste collection and cleanliness.
  • A degree or diploma in a related discipline such as Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, etc., as well as certification with the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) would be considered assets.
  • Highly effective skills as a team leader and supervisor, focused on customer service and skilled in organization, program planning and design, budget management, delegation, communication (oral, written, listening), conciliation, and maintaining a desirable workplace culture.
  • Thorough understanding of the technical and operational aspects of curb side waste collection and cleanliness programs, as well as statutes (i.e., Occupational Health & Safety Act of Ontario), regulations and by-laws governing program activities and operations.
  • Ability to work effectively in a complex, unionized public service organization with various stakeholders, regulators, elected officials and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to foster a workplace culture of excellence and commitment to continuous improvement in the provision of waste collection service.
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills.
  • Competency with the MS Office Suite of computer programs.
  • A valid Ontario Class G driver’s licence, or eligibility to obtain one.

Hamilton. A city of progress.

At the City of Hamilton, our vision is “to be the best place in Canada to raise a child, promote innovation, engage citizens and provide diverse economic opportunities.” With our rich history, culturally strong and diverse communities, blend of urban and rural attractions, and ideal location in the heart of the Golden Horseshoe, Hamilton is a vibrant community of neighbours. We are also a leading employer, with many opportunities to grow and excel. We invite you to share in our vision as part of the Operations & Waste Management Division in the Public Works Department.

For full details and to apply

If you are interested in working alongside a dedicated team that’s contributing to the well-being of Hamilton’s residents, please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers for position details and to apply online. Alternatively, you may send your resume, by April 9, 2014, quoting Job ID #9640, to: Staffing/Workforce Planning Specialist, Human Resources, c/o City Hall, 71 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, L8P 4Y5. Fax: 905-546-2650. In person: Standard Life Building, 120 King Street West, 9th Floor, Hamilton.

The City of Hamilton, an equal opportunity employer, values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people. We thank all who have applied; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


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