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Public Health Supervisor, Injury Prevention, Region of Peel

If you are a forward-thinking professional striving for excellence and
seeking new challenges with an award-winning and progressive
organization that values a supportive and respectful environment,
teamwork, effective communication, integrity and quality service, this
may be the career opportunity for you with our Chronic Disease &
Injury Prevention Division.  

The Injury Prevention Team requires a creative and strategic thinking
leader with an interest in supervising a group of multi-disciplinary
professionals (i.e. health promotion officers, public health nurses,
community development workers and administrative staff).  You will
be responsible for a variety of activities such as hiring, evaluating,
coaching, developing, motivating, training and performance
management.  As well you will plan, implement, monitor, and
evaluate injury prevention programs to meet the Mandatory Injury
Prevention Program Guidelines, including a Ministry funded Early Years
Campaign, car seat safety and fall prevention clinics, and the Peel
Safe and Active Walk to School program.  In addition, you will
prepare, administer and monitor the team specific budget; analyze
service levels to assist the Manager in evaluating program efficiency;
provide guidance and ensure adherence to applicable legislations,
policies, and standards.  Other responsibilities include
participating in various provincial, departmental and interagency
committees; liaising with community agencies to promote the Health
Department' services; and educate the public regarding the role of the
Health Department.

If you possess

  • a Health related degree from a recognized university combined with a minimum of three to five years related experience
  • knowledge of  applicable legislations, policies, and standards
  • program planning, implementation and evaluation skills
  • demonstrated knowledge and skills related to health promotion
  • experience in the area of injury prevention programs is an asset
  • demonstrated leadership, project management, negotiation, collaboration, and problem solving skills
  • ability to motivate and deal effectively with people
  • excellent communication (both verbal and written), facilitation,
    public relations and presentation skills, we would like to hear from

There is more to a career at Peel; we also offer

  • a salary range up to $78,328
  • pay for performance
  • tuition assistance
  • training and development
  • advancement opportunities
  • a pension plan (Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System-OMERS)
  • a healthy workplace
  • a voice in the development of corporate initiatives and much more!

To pursue this attractive opportunity, please apply online (, quoting the
position title and file #05-496.  We are also inviting you to
complete the attached questionnaire.  

The Region of Peel appreciates all responses; however, only candidates
under consideration will be contacted.   We are an equal
opportunity employer.