Job # 1001562, District Manager

Title: District Manager
Location: Pickering, Ontario
Expires on: 6/30/2017
Reports to: Regional Vice President, Liquid East

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The District Manager will oversee the waste processing operations in Ontario. The incumbent will act as a liaison between the sites, providing direction to the Operations Managers & Supervisors to ensure that the sites optimize operations in a way that yields the most effective and efficient operation.  The District Manager  will oversee and provide leadership to all the assigned sites. 

Job Duties

  • Responsible for overseeing and optimization of the operations and functionality of the assigned sites, while promoting safety, sanitation and security through ensuring that all awareness programs, meetings, inspections and preventative measures required have been completed on time

  • Strong cost center management experience as part of their respective operational responsibilities and have a solid track record in providing positive results

  • Proficient understanding of Regulations impacting the various sites and operations, complete reporting on time, experience dealing with the MOE and MOL if required to do so

  • Manage the financial, human and physical resources of the assigned sites in alignment with GFL’s vision and values and in accordance with the annual Business Plan, with a strong focus on Profit & Loss activities

  • Provide overall direction and co-ordination of all employees under his/her jurisdiction, including hiring, training, managing performance, promotion and discipline, and recommendations for discharge in accordance with policy and practice

  • Provide guidance and direction to GFL Operations staff in all facilities with regard to waste processing and disposal policies, procedures and regulations

  • Responsible to oversee and guide Industrial waste processing and disposal operations at all the facilities in a way that increases flexibility of the sites and reduces bottlenecks and inefficiencies

  • Responsible for guiding and supporting the Site Operations Managers and Supervisors in the preparation and oversight of tenders/quotations and reports for operating, security and maintenance works including design, setting specifications, preparing cost estimates, project management and commissioning

  • Develop short and long term goals and operating procedures to achieve/maintain on-going compliance of waste processing


  • College diploma/degree in business or equivalent work experience required

  • Minimum 5 years in an Operations Manager role

  • Experience and strong knowledge in operation of waste vehicles

  • Strong knowledge of Highway traffic act and OH & S Act

  • Proven record in management of operations at waste processing sites in a safe and efficient manner

  • WHIMIS training

  • Experience using MS Word, Excel, OMS

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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