Regional Municipality of Peel

Manager, Waste Processing and Disposal Operations

Posted Date 1 week ago(3/9/2018 8:00 AM)
System ID
# Positions
Position Type and Status
Regular Full-time
Job Industry
Environmental, Government and Public Sector, Waste Management
Career Level
Executive, Experienced, Management
Post End Date
3/23/2018 11:59 PM
CAD $108,464.00/Yr.
CAD $135,582.00/Yr.

About Us

The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 88,000 businesses in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga.  Committed to service excellence, transparency in decision-making and responsible tax management, the Region delivers a wide range of municipal services that are customer-focused and cost-effective.


The Region of Peel has recently completed a Strategic Planning process that engaged our residents and stakeholders to answer one question: “What can you imagine for the future of Peel?” All the feedback received formed the path forward and the strategic direction for the Region over the next 20 years.



To learn more about the Region of Peel please visit our website or watch the Faces of Peel video to see how our employees impact the residents of Peel.


Job Description

Manager, Waste Processing and Disposal Operations

Public Works – Waste Management

Regular Full-Time


The Region of Peel is the second-largest municipality in Ontario and has undergone a major transformation during the past few decades as a dynamic, urban community with a vibrant economic base. Planning for and supporting the changing and aging demographic of our community to thrive over the next 25 years will be an immense task and opportunity. Our goal is to build a community for life that ensures our “future Peel” is a healthy, safe and connected community, based on the cornerstones of collaboration, innovation and environmental sustainability.


The Community for Life Annual Report will start you on your journey to learn about Peel and who we are and how we are working together to support and grow a Peel that is a Community for Life!


Are you a leader who can mentor, develop and support a high performing team of front line staff?  Do you have a passion for providing innovative and forward thinking solutions? Are you client focused and thrive in a team where collaborationpartnership and passion to excel are celebrated?  


If yes, this role may be for you!


The Role…..

Reporting to the Director, Waste Management, you will be managing the operations of the Region of Peel’s waste transfer, processing and disposal facilities and the Region’s contracts for waste transfer, haulage, processing and disposal of residential garbage, recyclable materials, leaf and yard waste and kitchen organics.


You will be accountable for:

  • Manages reporting staff within the section including interviewing, selection, training and orientation of staff
  • Assigns performance objectives, motivates, manages performance, disciplines and if necessary, terminates reporting staff
  • Conducts performance appraisals for immediate report (s) and addresses performance issues involving sectional staff
  • Identifies training and development needs and implements appropriate learning and development programs for sectional staff
  • Provides functional direction, advice and guidance for sectional staff and develops the sectional organizational structure as required
  • Provides expert recommendations to the Director, Waste Management in planning and decision-making related to the operations, resource allocation, policies and procedures for the Region’s waste transfer, haulage, processing and disposal services
  • In consultation with the Director and the Divisional Leadership team (i.e. other managers), sets long and short term goals for the section which must support the long and short term goals of the Division. Goals could relate to customer service, business performance, and/or environmental outcomes
  • Organizes and delegates sectional programs and services according to planned targets, policies and priorities and co-ordinates all Human Resources functions, equipment and resources to meet targets and deliverables
  • Manages internal/external partnerships and stakeholder relations to promote business excellence in waste transfer, haulage, processing and disposal operations with respect to health and safety, business intelligence, strategic planning, emergency and business continuity planning and staff development
  • Negotiates complex special arrangements and agreements with service providers
  • Directs, develops, monitors and forecasts annual operating budget and capital budget for waste transfer, haulage, processing and disposal operations and contracts. Monitors expenditures and variances related to same for periodic reporting and action planning
  • Develops policies, procedures and objectives in the area of waste transfer, haulage, processing and disposal facility operations, maintenance, safety, training, system planning, service delivery and process improvement
  • Ensures Waste Processing and Disposal Operations adheres to Provincial Acts and regulations, municipal by-laws and policies and Regional policies and procedures
  • Ensures all work is performed in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and takes appropriate action as required when hazardous work practices are identified
  • Selects methods and directs sectional staff to ensure work is performed in accordance with departmental and divisional quality and service standards to meet the Region’s business objectives while ensuring compliance with relevant legislations, regulations and permits
  • Resolves escalated operational issues including but not limited to service level concerns, service requirements and customer service complaints related to the Region’s waste transfer, haulage, processing and disposal operations and contracts
  • Acts as an advocate and represents the Region in building partnerships with community agencies/groups, industry organizations and all levels of government
  • Will be responsible for the supervision, discipline and performance management of both unionized and non-union staff



  • University Degree in Business/Commerce, Environmental Sciences, Engineering or a related field
  • Minimum 8 years of progressive relevant experience in Waste Management in a municipal setting with at least 5 years of demonstrated leadership role
  • Proven ability to mentor, coach, engage, motivate and influence direct and indirect reporting staff demonstrated through experience in performance management, performance measurement and staff development
  • Excellent judgment and problem solving skills, including consulting, negotiation, conflict resolution and leadership agility
  • Strong critical/analytical decision making and problem solving skills with demonstrated ability to build evidence-based decisions that link to divisional objectives and priorities, moving seamlessly between strategic and operational planning and tactical execution
  • A solid understanding of performance measurement and an ability to evaluate trends in order to make or recommend process improvement changes to enhance operational efficiencies and resource utilization
  • Demonstrated experience managing complex, multi-phase projects and operations
  • Supervisory skills to manage directly and indirectly team of professional, technical, administrative and front line staff in both unionized and non-unionized environments
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills to establish and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong client service orientation to mentor team and respond to needs of waste processing, transfer, haulage and disposal operations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including an ability to effectively convey complex issues and concepts at various levels within the organization by exercising tact, diplomacy and business acumen to identify and respond appropriately to varying situations
  • Demonstrated administrative and financial skills, including previous experience with budget management


Location: 7795 Torbram Rd, Brampton, ON

Hours of Work: Regular Full-Time, 35 hours a week


If this opportunity matches your qualifications and experience, please apply online

Additional Information

At the Region of Peel, we respect diversity and treat one another in ways that are fair, courteous and compassionate, recognizing everyone’s contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Peel is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.


Please be advised, the Region of Peel uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.


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