Internal/External Job Posting
Regular Full Time Bargaining Unit Position
Grand River Conservation Authority (GRCA) has an international reputation for excellence in managing the natural resources of the largest inland river system in southern Ontario. Encompassing approximately 6,800 square kilometres, the Grand River watershed has a population of almost one million people in 39 municipalities and two First Nations. Designated as a Canadian Heritage River, the Grand River and its major tributaries boast many outstanding human heritage features and excellent recreational opportunities. The GRCA is committed to environmental protection by delivering services that ensure the well-being of the environment and its inhabitants.
Reporting to the Supervisor of Maintenance & Operations, the Fleet Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the daily operation of the Motor Pool; assisting with the procurement of vehicles and equipment; maintaining accurate records of vehicle and equipment maintenance; maintaining stock inventories; ensuring that staff provide the highest quality service to other internal departments; and providing guidance and leadership to motor pool staff.
Competencies and Abilities
Demonstrated ability in the area of critical thinking, analysis and assessment of risk and implications, making connections of underlying issues and ownership of the outcome. Sound judgment resulting in fair, efficient and effective decision making bringing clarity and resolution to complex situations, and discretion in dealing with confidential information. Ability to carry out skillful negotiations and interest based conflict resolution. Coordinating inspections, maintenance, and repairs decisively and effectively striving for minimal cost and disruption to individuals and operations. Ensures good value for money in all work performed by or on behalf of the GRCA. Recognize when to escalate appropriate situations to the next higher level of expertise.
The willingness to hold oneself accountable for acting in ways that are consistent with stated values, principles and professional standards. Maintaining impartiality, objectivity and fairness when dealing with employees, suppliers, vendors, contractors, stakeholders and other agencies. Maintains a calm and professional attitude in the face of change, stressful situations and challenges. A high level of personal and professional excellence including the ability to align personal and organizational values.
Effective problem solving, collaboration, negotiation and facilitation skills. Seizes opportunities; takes initiative and is self-motivated. Organizes work, plans activities and sets priorities in a manner that meets competing needs and timely resolution of matters. Maintains high level of productivity and self-direction. Demonstrated experience in Fleet Coordination with the ability to work under pressure and handle multiple tasks simultaneously with changing or competing priorities. Excellent organizational skills with respect to maintenance, invoices, budgets, inspections, CVOR, licensing, and time management.
Interacts with people respectfully and effectively as part of a team. Able and willing to share and receive information. The ability to gather facts and pertinent information to gain an understanding before drawing conclusions. Demonstrated ability to build partnerships and alliances with peers, business communities, partners and staff. Exceptional communications skills are required for working with internal teams to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes and to provide support to other programs within GRCA. Maintains a calm and professional attitude in the face of change, stressful situations and challenges. Creates a climate in which people want to do their best. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to motivate others. Demonstrated ability to ensure a safe working environment while being innovative, flexible and entrepreneurial.
Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Develops and maintains effective relationships and ensures good communications with other staff, external stakeholders, consultants, contractors and other agencies. Works in close collaboration with internal stakeholders to keep them apprised of relevant information and significant issues in a timely fashion. Demonstrated ability to build ongoing working relationships and communicating with tact and diplomacy.
The GRCA strives to provide a collaborative and respectful work environment. We value the health and well-being of our employees and prioritizes Health and Safety in our workplace. We offer a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision care, life and disability insurance; Participation in the OMERS defined benefit pension plan, with generous employer-matching and a pass for free entry into GRCA conservation areas. We currently provide an option to work a flexible schedule to balance the demands of both work and home.
Deadline for Applications: 4:00pm, June 2, 2023
Start Date: June 2023
The pay range for this position is Job Level 7 $38.04 to $45.65 per hour/1975 hours per year
To Apply: Please send a resume and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org in MS Word or PDF format and quote “Fleet Coordinator” in the subject line.
We thank you for your interest, however only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
GRCA is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you require any accessibility accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact us. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.
Pursuant to section 29(2) of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Individual Privacy Act R.S.O. 1990, C. M.56 the personal information contained on this form is collected under the legal authority of the Conservation Authorities Act, R.S.O. 1990, chapter C.27 and is
used for recruitment purposes. Questions about the collection of personal information should be directed to the Manager of Human Resources, Grand River Conservation Authority, PO Box 729, 400 Clyde Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R 5W6; 519-621-2761.