Job # 1001422, Site Manager

Title: Site Manager
Location: Brighton, Ontario
Expires on: 4/1/2017
Reports to: District Manager

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Reporting to the District Manager, the Site Manager provides the controls and mechanisms necessary to support effective communications, processing and soil treatment operations as well as ensure a safe working environment.  He/she is responsible for the control of the site and all employees and contractors upon the site.

Job Duties

  • Ensure that all employees, visitors and contractors conduct themselves in an appropriate manner, that respects all the safety and all other policy and procedures

  • Ensuring compliance with the Environmental Compliance Approval

  • Supervising sub-contractors and plant personnel

  • Assisting clients and generating quotations

  • Removal or restriction of personnel on the site

  • Shipping and receiving duties

  • Monitoring and improving production levels

  • All sampling and analytical requirements required for compliance and production

  • Managing and verifying all incoming wastes and outgoing treated materials

  • Participating in the Emergency Response and Remedial Action Plan (ERRAP)

  • Be jointly responsible with assisting the District Manager in the yearly Employee Performance Reviews as well as disciplinary reviews and action

  • Providing and arranging all necessary training of  employees as per provincial and federal requirements, in addition to any corporate training matrix

  • Conducting and documenting  regular health and safety meetings

  • Assisting the District Manager in the investigation of any incidents or complaints and preparation of reports

  • Assisting in the coordination and implementation of special projects and programs

  • Coordinating transportation and site work when necessary

  • Updating tracking software daily; responding to complaints in an appropriate and timely manner as dictated by the ECA

  • Authorizing all purchases where applicable and as defined by management

  • Reviewing, approving and submitting payables to accounting

  • Be responsible for the purchase of all equipment and distribution of  processing and safety supplies

  • Maintain accurate and up to date records on material inventory and maintenance programs

  • Work closely and diplomatically with all personnel to maximize overall operational harmony, productivity and efficiency that will ultimately better serve the clients


  • A certificate or diploma in the Environmental/Science required, University degree would be a definite asset
  • Strong work ethic and positive team attitude, along with a commitment to staff privacy
  • Strong customer service and troubleshooting skills
  • Exceptional conflict resolution, negotiation, and objection handling skills
  • Strong organizational, written, and verbal skills with attention to detail in all areas of work
  • Experience in operating heavy equipment and general maintenance is beneficial, but not mandatory

  • Responsible for compliance and enforcement of all Company policies and procedures with regards to all employees and contractors working within the entire plant and its operations

GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to the principles of equity, accessibility and providing reasonable accommodations to candidates with disabilities. If you require an accommodation to navigate our site or apply for a position, please send us an email at careers@gflenv .com with the nature of your request along with your contact information. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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