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Superintendent - Forestry

Job Number: 5354

Permanent   |  Hamilton, Ontario   |  Posted on Oct 11, 2018 ← Back

Superintendent - Forestry

Public Works

Environmental Services

1301 Upper Ottawa - Forestry Yard


NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1 Full-Time Regular


UNION/NON-UNION: Non Union Mgmt Professional


HOURS Of WORK: 35.00 per week



SALARY/HOUR:  $47.537 - $55.597 per hour

*Note:  See appropriate Collective Agreement or the Non Union Salary Range for details.


STATUS/LENGTH: Full-Time Regular


Job Description ID #:  5354




Reporting to the Manager of Forestry and Horticulture, the Superintendent of Forestry is an integral part of the Forestry section leadership team, providing leadership to Forestry operations staff, short and long-term operations planning, co-ordination of work, and direction to Forestry staff. Complete training, performance development and appraisal programs for staff.




Plan and coordinate the delivery of Forestry operations and maintenance programs to ensure safe, cost-effective, and timely delivery of services, in accordance with existing legislation, bylaws, regulations, business plans, approved service levels and current practices.


Demonstrated experience and knowledge in forestry operations with proven knowledge of best operational practices and theories together with a proven record in planning, designing and maintaining forestry related programs such as GIS based tree asset inventory management.


Demonstrated ability to coordinate and supervise staff in a unionized environment through effective use of leadership, facilitation, communication, interpersonal and organizational skills and working knowledge of applicable collective bargaining agreements and related processes.


Must possess strong written and oral communication skills to support excellent customer service and communications with the general public, elected officials, management, co-workers, partner service providers, and contractors.


Demonstrated knowledge of the Health and Safety Act and applicable regulations as it relates to the position.


Must have excellent computer skills and competency with Microsoft Suite of applications, GIS, database applications and GIS based asset management tools.


Must possess a valid Class "G" Drivers Licence.

In order to apply for the Superintendent – Forestry position JobID#14557 please visit www.hamilton.ca/careers and apply online before October 31, 2018.

Job summary


City of Hamilton - Forestry and Horticulture

Job Type



Hamilton, Ontario

Start Date

Nov 01, 2018

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