PROJECT MANAGER, PARKS
Located just north of Toronto in the Region of York, the Town of East Gwillimbury is the GTA’s top growth municipality. Our communities include Holland Landing, Sharon, Queensville and Mount Albert – each with their own rich history and unique charms. As one of Ontario’s growth centres, East Gwillimbury’s population is projected to reach 150,000 by 2051. By joining the EG team you will help shape our growing community.
East Gwillimbury offers a fully balanced lifestyle and is a wonderful place to live and work. Our municipal offices are easily accessible off of Highway 404 and a short 15 min drive from Highway 400 allowing for short average commute times for staff. Enjoy competitive wages, progressive extended health plan, employee assistance program, and active social and wellness committees. Convenient parking, outdoor seating areas, and easy access to trails allow you to enjoy the beauty of EG while at work.
With guidance from our Strategic, Official and Master Plans and Character Community attributes we are a high performance Town and our staff are committed to providing service and excellence.
Reporting to the Manager of Parks Development & Operations, the Project Manager, Parks is responsible for the planning, management and monitoring of new parkland development and capital projects of parks, trails, streetscape and municipally owned facilities. Primary responsibilities include: feasibility studies, project management of new, ongoing maintenance and renewal construction projects; collaborating with external developers, consultants and specialists; creating RFP, RFQ, EOI and other contractual and procurement documents; tender administration; working with related project management programs and software; public consultation and interaction; capital project budget development and monitoring; capital lifecycle forecasting and repair and replacement planning. This position will require interaction with surrounding municipal officials, Region of York, Provincial and Federal governments and must possess superior customer service skills; ensuring contractor compliance with legislation, regulations, municipal bylaws and other jurisdictions as they relate to park and building construction.
Successful candidates will hold a University degree in Landscape Architecture, Engineering Sciences or a closely related field. Coupled with 5-7 years of experience in landscape construction of parks, trails and streetscape in a municipal environment. Proven track record of completing parks capital projects on schedule and within budget including new park construction, park re-developments, capital repairs and replacement. A thorough working knowledge of The Accessibility for Ontarians With a Disability Act (AODA); Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS); Ontario Building Code; Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA); Fire Code; Electrical Code; and the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA); Occupiers Liability Act; etc.
Preferred candidates will hold a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, and/or a Ryerson University Project Management Certificate or formal education/courses in the field of project management. Working knowledge of engineering principles and practices, construction techniques and relevant legislation including: Environmental Assessment Act; Municipal Act; Highway Traffic Act; Water Resources Act; Occupational Health and Safety Act; Drainage Act; Planning Act; etc. As well as working knowledge of policy development, budgeting and fiscal management.
Salary Range: $74,511 - $87,688
If you’re looking for a career move that will enable you to contribute to a growing and inclusive community, please apply and submit your resume and related information online at:
Deadline for applications is October 19, 2017
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.
The Town of East Gwillimbury is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the Town of East Gwillimbury will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the Town’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation. In accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information & Protection of Personal Privacy Act, personal information collected will only be used for candidate selection.