Regional Municipality of Peel

  • Supervisor, Health Protection (General Programs)

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    System ID
    # Positions
    Position Type and Status
    Contract Full-time
    Job Industry
    Government and Public Sector, Healthcare and Medical Services
    Career Level
    Post End Date
    9/25/2018 11:59 PM
    CAD $88,093.00/Yr.
    CAD $110,115.00/Yr.
  • About Us

    The Region of Peel serves a vibrant and culturally diverse community of more than 1.4 million residents and 163,000 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

    Supervisor, Health Protection (General Programs)

    Contract Duration:  Approximately thirteen (13) months

    Health Services - Health Protection 


    You are an emerging people leader, one that will truly inspire, coach, mentor and recognize your team of public health professionals. You will use effective change management strategies and collaborate by building strategic partnerships.


    If you are a dynamic leader who is innovative, results-oriented who will bring vision to the team and division... this may be the opportunity for you.


    The role: 

    Working within Health Protection and reporting to the Manager, you will support the Division’s mandate to deliver programs related to health protection and the Ontario Public Health Standards.


    The General Programs (GP) Team provides a variety of services outlined in the Ontario Public Health Standards. This includes food safety, safe water, health hazard prevention and management, infectious diseases (including rabies) and public health emergency preparedness.


    You will lead a team of Public Health Inspectors and administrative support staff that work out of the 7120 Hurontario Street office and travel throughout the Region of Peel. 



    • Promote innovation and strategic thinking and guide your high functioning team as they strive for results
    • Work in partnership with the General Program’s Manager and other members of the GP management team
    • Responsible for identifying program priorities and setting program objectives
    • Ensure adherence to applicable legislation, practices and standards set out in the Province of Ontario and Health Protection Division
    • Hire, lead, develop, motivate, empower and evaluate a team of public health inspectors while ensuring efficient utilization of resources
    • Provide coaching and mentorship to your team and promote a high degree of independence, accountability and responsibility in the performance of their duties
    • Conduct performance appraisals, encouraging continuous learning and understanding of the principles of public health
    • Strong problem solving and ethical decision making skills
    • Manage change and support the organization’s strategic priorities and initiatives
    • Support implementation of Public Health's end-to-end Public Health Practice strategy and strategic plan priorities
    • Participate in various departmental, inter-departmental and inter-agency committees, and successful liaise and partner with community agencies to promote the Health Department
    • Foster a work culture that strives to maintain a high degree of customer and client service excellence while building collaborative working relationships within the Health Protection Division and external stakeholders


    • A minimum of two (2) years experience in a Public Health setting with Supervisory or other managerial experience
    • A university degree in applied science with a major/specialization in public health, and have a current Certificate in Public Health Inspection from the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors of Canada CIPHI (c), plus experience as a Public Health inspector
    • Working knowledge of Regional policies/procedures, provincial legislation/standards have a working knowledge of provincial standards and have excellent skills in program planning, implementation and evaluation
    • Must possess strong research, analytical and presentation skills
    • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) are essential to report and function as a key liaison between the concerns escalated from routine public inquiries and the Office of the Medical Officer of Health (particularly during periods of emergency situations)
    • Excellent negotiation and problem solving/decision making skills will assist you in managing the day to day operations to deal with inspection issues and public inquiries
    • Experience creating written reports that are technical in nature and must be factual and statistically sound
    • Political awareness, tact and diplomacy
    • Experience with budget preparation and expenditure monitoring
    • Working knowledge of MS Office programs, database management, quality control and data reporting is required in order to ensure Provincial and Health Unit targets are maintained accurately and work is completed in an efficient manner

    Location: 7120 Hurontario Street, Mississauga

    Hours of work: 35 hours/week; Monday to Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm


    * Flexibility to work and travel at various locations as required.


    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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