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Supervisor, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention--Built Environment Team, Health Services--Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Region of Peel

Mississauga, Ontario
Deadline November 20, 2016

Position Number Reference: 2016-6462
Working within the Health Services Department (Public Health) and reporting to the Manager, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention (CDIP), you will support the Division’s focus on the Built Environment, specifically in regards to the Term of Council Priority on Promoting Healthy and Age-Friendly Built Environments.

  • Oversee team’s responsibilities for policy development and analysis, program planning, and project management of healthy built environment interventions, through:
  • Providing research, critical analysis, briefings, and recommendations to guide planning and development practices towards healthier outcomes
  • Assessing current Planning and Public Health policies, suggesting opportunities for improvement, and monitoring/evaluating municipal, provincial and federal policy decisions as they relate to the strategic priority
  • Providing guidance and ensure adherence to applicable legislations, policies, and standards
  • Participating in various departmental, inter-departmental and inter-agency committees
  • Build strong, collaborative working relationships across all relevant Regional departments, local area municipalities, community agencies, academic institutions and other external stakeholders
  • Prepare, administer and monitor the team specific budget
  • Recruit, lead, develop, motivate, empower and evaluate a multidisciplinary team while ensuring efficient utilization of resources
  • Conduct performance appraisals for immediate reports, overall performance management, and staff development and training


  • Public health, administration or planning related degree from a recognized university or equivalent education and experience; a Master’s degree is preferred
  • Demonstrated supervisory abilities, and a minimum of five (5) years of progressive and relevant experience
  • Broad knowledge of public health issues, emerging trends, and social determinants of health
  • An understanding of planning processes and the concepts for creating healthy built environments are expected
  • Working knowledge of applicable Regional, Municipal and Provincial legislations, policies, and standards
  • Strong competency skills related to integrated planning, project management, policy analysis and development
  • Strong analysis, writing, editing, facilitation, presentation, and research (quantitative and qualitative methods) skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a multidisciplinary team, including coaching and mentoring skills are needed to support a high functioning team
  • Strong problem solving, political acuity and judgement are necessary for success
  • Demonstrated adaptability in order to effectively manage change and support the organization’s vision
  • Demonstrated success in building collaborative working relationships with interdisciplinary teams as well as external stakeholders

Location: 7120 Hurontario Street, Mississauga

This posting is open from November 4th and closes on November 20th at midnight.

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