Supervisor II – Distribution and Collection

Supervisor II – Distribution and Collection
City of Greater Sudbury - Posting number 1123
Post Date: May 16, 2023
Apply Before: June 1, 2023

Job Overview






$3,630.20 - $4,273.50 bi-weekly


Engineering & Environmental


Full Time

Job Description

Posting date: May 15, 2023

Job Title: Supervisor II – Distribution and Collection

Number of Vacancies: 1

Posting number: 1123

Status: Permanent position

Hours of Work: 70 hours bi-weekly

Shift Work Required: Yes (shift work may be required)

Range of Pay: Group 13* – $3,630.20 to $4,273.50 bi-weekly

Start date: To follow selection process

Initial Reporting Location: Frobisher Depot
Eligible to Work from Home: No

Section: Distribution and Collection
Division: Linear Infrastructure Services
Department: Growth and Infrastructure

Main Function: The position is responsible to the Manager of Distribution and Collection for the complete management, direction, and supervision of personnel or contractors engaged in the operation and maintenance of Community Living Greater Sudbury’s (CGS’s) distribution and collection infrastructure; in support of the Section Business Plan and quality customer service outcomes for the citizens of the community.

Characteristic Duties: Under the general direction of the Manager of Distribution and Collection

  1. Manage the financial, human, and physical resources of a designated geographical area within CGS, and in alignment with CGS’s vision, values, and in accordance with the annual Business Plan.
  2. Assign employees material and equipment required to carry out assigned jobs; check crews and work programs.
  3. Offer advice and direction to employees on operational matters and act as Operator in Charge (OIC) or Overall Responsible Operator (ORO) as directed.
  4. Direct and supervise contractors undertaking work for the Distribution and Collection Section.
  5. Directly supervise operations and maintenance activities; inspect work sites during job progress and upon completion to ensure the work has been performed efficiently and satisfactorily as outlined in legislation and regulations.
  6. Act as CGS representative for MOE and MOL inspections relating to distribution and collection systems. Reply to and enforce orders issued as a result of inspections.
  7. Liaise with the Ontario Water Wastewater Certification Office (OWWCO) to authorize employee licenses related to distribution and collection systems.
  8. Approve payment for all purchase orders and requisitions within the area of responsibility of the distribution and collection budget.
  9. Ensure all work is performed safely and with minimum inconvenience to the public.
  10. Investigate damage claims; respond on-site in his/her area of operation and direct appropriate corrective action.
  11. Interpret drawings and instructions issued by superiors.
  12. Verify to ensure M.M.M.S. system crew work cards and work orders have been properly completed.
  13. Train Employees in all aspects of work.
  14. Act as management’s representative at the complaint stage of the grievance procedure.
  15. Under the supervision of the Manager of Distribution and Collection, monitor and manage performance; including dispensing discipline to employees. Make recommendations to hire, discharge, and promote employees as required.
  16. Develop and conduct regular safety training sessions for personnel and contractors within the area of responsibility. Ensure training records are accurate and up-to-date.
  17. May be required to work on a shift rotation for 24/7 coverage.
  18. Develop and maintain a thorough working knowledge of CGS’s Safety Manual and the applicable Provincial Legislation listed therein.
  19. Perform other related duties as required


Education and Training:
Successful completion of Secondary School (Grade XII) Education.

Two (2) year College Diploma from a relevant post-secondary institution is an asset.

MOE certification as minimum Class III Wastewater Collection, and Class IV Water Distribution and Supply.

Minimum of four (4) years experience in the operation of water distribution/wastewater collection facilities, with at least two (2) years as OIC in a Class 2 facility or higher.

Minimum of two (2) years supervisory, preferably in a unionized environment.

Knowledge of:
Applicable legislation and related regulations.

Best practices within areas of responsibility.

Knowledge of GIS Mapping Systems is considered an asset.

Knowledge in the use of computer and software systems, such as MS Office, and Adobe Reader.

Knowledge of computerized spreadsheets is considered an asset.

Abilities to:
Demonstrate interpersonal skills in dealing with and meeting the needs of citizens, staff, and outside agencies in a courteous and effective manner.

Achieve high standards for the Section.

Create and respond appropriately to a continuous learning environment.

Balance conflicting demands from stakeholders.

Manage the financial, human and physical resources of the Section in a collaborative manner.

Manage conflict; mediate disputes; assist in reaching consensus.

Share power horizontally and vertically.

Provide a stabilizing influence within the Section.

Personal Suitability:
Mental and physical fitness to perform essential job functions.

Excellent use of English; verbally and in writing.

May require the use of a personal or CGS vehicle on CGS business. Must be physically capable of operating a vehicle safely, possess a valid driver’s licence, have an acceptable driving record, and have personal insurance coverage.

Provide, at your own cost, a current Criminal Record Check.

A criminal record check is required for this position and will be requested by the Hiring Manager should you be the candidate of choice. Please do not submit your criminal record check with your application.

Leadership Competencies: Tactical Coordination and Direction (I)

Competency Competency Definition Level Level Definition

Shaping the Future

Innovation Take a creative approach to problems or issues, “think outside the box”, go beyond the conventional, and explore creative uses of resources.


Proposes innovative ideas
Judgment and Decision Making Make sound decisions involving varied levels of complexity, ambiguity and risk.


Assimilates and interprets data to make competing decisions

Delivering Business Results

Collaboration Work and communicate collaboratively within the City of Greater Sudbury to create alignment within and across teams and groups.


Collaborates beyond one’s area
Customer/Citizen Focus The desire to work closely with internal and external customers to meet and exceed their expectations.


Addresses underlying customer/stakeholder needs
Planning, Coordination & Execution Plan and coordinate work to achieve desired results on a consistent basis.


Coordinates activities involving others within one’s team

Aligning People and Teams

Holding Self & Others Accountable Hold others accountable to execute to high standards of excellence and hold themselves accountable to the same or higher standard.


Monitors performance and gives corrective feedback
Leadership Inspire others to work toward common goals by engaging and empowering them, and providing clarity and direction.


Optimizes team effectiveness

Enhancing Personal Effectiveness

Commitment to Continuous Learning Continuously develop and enhance one’s own and others’ personal and professional skills, knowledge, and abilities.


Models a learning orientation
Flexibility/Adaptability Adapt and work effectively within a variety of situations, and with various individuals or groups.


Applies rules flexibly
Interpersonal Communication Communicate effectively by reflecting on verbal and non-verbal behaviour, being attuned to the needs, perspectives, and sensitivities of others, and acting with them in mind.


Effectively uses empathy
Managerial Courage/Integrity Acting with integrity, ensuring one’s actions are consistent with the City of Greater Sudbury’s values and expectations.


Is publicly candid with the team, acting with integrity consistent with one’s beliefs
Leadership Presence Develop and maintain a sense of presence and emotional maturity and have an inner confidence that one can succeed and overcome obstacles.


Demonstrates personal courage

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How to Apply: Please visit to apply online.

We must receive your resume before 11:59 p.m. on Thursday, June 1, 2023. For those providing a French language resume, please also include an English version.

  1. Click on the Apply for Job button.
  2. Follow the step-by-step application process.
  3. Ensure you attach a cover letter and resume. Acceptable file types are .doc, .docx, .txt, .pdf, .rtf
  4. Once completed, review your application and click on the Submit button.
  5. Upon submission of your application, you will get a confirmation on the screen that your application has been successfully submitted. You will also receive an e-mail confirmation to the e-mail address on your profile.

All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If contacted, and you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process you must advise the Hiring Manager.

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Job Overview





Starting Salary:

$3,630.20 - $4,273.50 bi-weekly


Engineering & Environmental

Job Type

Full Time

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