Director of Environmental Services

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  • Full Time
  • Markham

City of Markham

Description: NOC Code: 0012

Director of Environmental Services

A high-impact mandate within a vibrant, diverse and growing municipality – Markham, ON

A visionary leader with a track record of senior management success, you welcome the opportunity to oversee the management of $6.45 billion of City infrastructure, including right-of-way infrastructure, water, wastewater, storm water, bridges, culverts and watercourses, flood control and erosion protection. You are equally energized about acting as the champion of Markham’s environmental strategies in waste management, environmental stewardship initiatives and public education, and leading the implementation of service initiatives aligned with provincial strategies for waste-free communities and economies.

As Director of Environmental Services, you will lead by example in identifying, addressing, balancing, and delivering on the current and future objectives and strategic priorities of the City and the Commission of Community and Fire Services.  You will also make it your mission to ensure the delivery of safe drinking water for City residents and businesses in accordance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, and fulfill statutory obligations in accordance with the Environmental Protection Act.

Above all, you share our commitment to diversity and inclusion, and can cultivate an innovative workforce of high-performing professionals in a positive customer service culture. Providing visionary leadership, direction and guidance to staff, you will promote an open, inclusive and positive working environment that allows staff to work and achieve to the best of their abilities.

This is a sizable and rewarding mandate for a results-oriented and service-focused strategist with no fewer than 10 years of progressive, related senior management/leadership experience in the public or broader public sector. A university degree in Civil Engineering or a related discipline is expected, along with a relevant professional designation (P.Eng.).

The salary range for this regular, full-time position is $159,424 to $192,662 per annum.

Service is our passion. Progress is our purpose.

The City of Markham, an award-winning municipality with more than 353,000 residents, is Canada’s high-tech capital and most diverse community, enjoying a rich heritage, outstanding community planning and services, and a vibrant local economy. Committed to being a model of public service excellence, with a workforce that is representative of the population we serve, we are looking for people who share our values and are champions of innovative practices. Diversity is one of Markham’s strategic priorities, and we strive to develop and maintain an environment where everyone feels welcome to participate and where respect and acceptance are practised by all – in words and actions.

For more information on this pivotal role as Director of Environmental Services, and to apply online by Sunday, February 14, 2021, please visit our website at

We are committed to inclusive employment practices.

Job posting end date : 2021-02-14

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