FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
MANAGER OF PARKS AND CEMETERIES
An excellent career opportunity awaits you at the Town of Huntsville. If you want to work in a community that is set in one of the most beautiful natural settings in Canada and offers a great quality of life with all the amenities, this is the job for you! Located in Ontario’s cottage country, the Town of Huntsville is the largest community in the District Municipality of Muskoka and in proximity to the west side of Algonquin Park. Within this exciting setting, the Town of Huntsville has a vibrant downtown and offers many cultural and outdoor recreational opportunities.
The Town of Huntsville’s Operations and Protective Services Division is currently looking to hire a Manager of Parks and Cemeteries.
Reporting to the Director of Operations and Protective Services, the Manager of Parks and Cemeteries is responsible for the business strategy, planning, and coordination of the delivery of services of all aspects of parks and cemetery operations within the Operations and Protective Services Division. The Manager is responsible for submitting budget requests, tracking financial performance, and purchasing/procurement within the department. With an emphasis on and a commitment to customer service, the Manager will deliver a complete package of parks and cemetery services while liaising with other departments, the public and external agencies remaining highly responsive and available to the Town team, residents, visitors, and Council.
Ideally, the successful candidate would possess post-secondary education in Landscape Architecture, Forestry, Natural Resources Management, or a related discipline, or have the equivalent combination of education and experience. At least 5 years experience in a managerial role is required, preferably with parks operations, with cemetery operations included. In addition, financial experience in budgeting, forecasting, and planning is required. Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively and diplomatically with a wide range of personality types coupled with a strong political acuity are required. Expertise and excellence in both written and verbal communication are also required. The successful applicant must also be proficient in the use of MS Office applications such as Excel, PowerPoint and Word and able to learn the use of additional software applications in-use by the Town.
The hourly range for this position is $89,853.40 to $99,062.60 (based on a 35-hour work week) and includes a comprehensive benefit package.
The Town of Huntsville is committed to providing accommodations throughout the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume to the undersigned by October 13, 2022 @ 4 p.m.:
Human Resources Department
MANAGER OF PARKS AND CEMETERIES Competition
Town of Huntsville, 37 Main Street East
Huntsville, ON, P1H 1A1
We appreciate all applications, however, only those candidates invited for an interview will be acknowledged. Personal information contained in your resume is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used strictly for employment assessment purposes. The Corporation of the Town of Huntsville is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to diversity in the workplace.