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Manager, Infectious Diseases Control, Community and Health Services Department, Public Health Branch, Infectious Diseases Control Division, York Region

Newmarket, Ontario
Deadline October 14, 2016

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Manager, Infectious Diseases Control #18448
Community and Health Services Department
Public Health Branch, Infectious Diseases Control Division
Location: Newmarket, Ontario. This is a Non-Union position.
Full-Time, Salary $109,490 - $128,788 annually

Reporting to the Director, Infectious Diseases Control, the manager is responsible for managing and coordinating the planning, implementation and evaluation of designated programs within the Infectious Diseases Control Division, effective delivery of mandated vaccine clinic services to the public including emergency mass immunization in compliance with Health Protection and Promotion Act, other relevant legislation, Ontario Public Health Standards and Regional policies, procedures and standards.


  • Successful completion of a Baccalaureate Degree from a recognized university in Business or Public Administration, nursing, environmental health, or a related field.  
  • Minimum five (5) years progressive experience in management of clinical health services and infectious disease control, preferably in a public health setting, including demonstrated supervisory or leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in case/contact management and outbreak investigations (and delivery of vaccine clinic services).
  • Knowledge of basic epidemiology and demonstrated ability to interpret descriptive epidemiologic data, tables and graphs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant Legislation, Standards, Acts and Regulations.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management.
  • Demonstration of Departmental competencies, including flexibility and adaptability, accountability, strategic thinking, innovation and creativity, and collaboration.
  • Management competencies including results/achievement focus, human resources management, leadership, financial management, business planning, decision making/judgement, representation and professionalism and job knowledge.
  • Contemporary supervisory and human resource management skills, knowledge of collective agreement administration and interpretation, and labour relations principles and practices.
  • Strong report writing, research, analytical and project management skills to meet program objectives and work to tight deadlines.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications.
  • Demonstrated good judgement and the ability to perform well under stress and when handling emergencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, implement and evaluate programs and services in an assigned program area.
  • Ability to work outside regular hours, as required, and shares an on-call schedule.

Please apply on-line at by October 14, 2016, quoting competition #18448. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. For additional information on The Regional Municipality of York, please visit the above-mentioned website.