Green Projects Team Leader – Toronto District School Board – Toronto, Ontario

POSTED: January 13, 2016
DEADLINE: 12:00 Noon, January 21, 2016

Green Projects Team Leader
1 – Permanent Position
Facility Services
Schedule II, Level 6
(Non-Union – 12-Month)
$70,497 – $84,605
The Toronto District School Board adheres to equitable hiring, employment and promotion practices.

Reporting to a designated Manager/Supervisor, the Green Projects Team Leader will supervise and lead the implementation of a broad range of green maintenance and construction projects.

The Green Projects Team Leader will ensure that all projects are implemented in accordance with engineering and safety standards and building regulations.

Summary of Duties:

Lead the implementation of green maintenance and construction projects in accordance with project plans;
Ensure projects are planned and completed with minimal disruption to school operations;
Schedule appropriate trades as per project requirements;
Liaise with school teams, community partners, in-house design staff and external consultants to establish project requirements and budget;
Liaise with maintenance team leaders, family team leaders, project supervisors, and head caretakers, caretakers, trade staff and Regional Manager;
Co-ordinate with construction estimators for cost evaluation and construction administrators for staffing requirements;
Arrange with authorities having jurisdiction for inspection and building permits;
Review projects with school clients to identify and rectify deficiencies;
Oversee the ongoing maintenance of green projects (e.g., Ash tree injections, green roofs, nature study areas, solar panels, school gardens etc.);
Supervise in-house trades staff, external contractors and caretaking staff assigned to green projects;
Approve invoices and timesheets;
Respond to inquiries from both within and outside TDSB, including questions and concerns raised by the community;
Promote safe work practices, in compliance with applicable legislation (e.g., Occupational Health and Safety Act and Workplace Safety and Insurance Act);
Prepare reports for stakeholders;
Attend and participate in meetings;
Provide leadership in fostering equity and inclusiveness in the development and implementation of programs and services; and
Other related duties as assigned.


Three-year community college diploma in a relevant discipline and certification in a recognized trade or horticultural/arboricultural discipline with four years of relevant experience within a large multi-site, multi-union environment in a property management capacity, or an equivalent combination of education and experience;
Knowledge of green designs principles, engineering and construction practices;
Supervisory experience in construction;
Strong written, oral and interpersonal communication skills;
Conflict resolution and problem solving skills;
Demonstrated ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with others;
Understanding and working knowledge of related policies, procedures and collective agreement provisions, government regulations, legislation, building codes;
Demonstrated ability to manage a budget;
Proven ability in promoting equitable practices which value inclusiveness and diversity; and
Proficient computer skills, including spreadsheets, databases, word processing, work order management system (SAP PM) email, Internet.

Special Requirements:

Provision of own vehicle for Board business.
Requires travel to TDSB sites on a regular basis.
Requires wearing safety equipment (e.g. safety shoes, hard hats) when visiting construction sites.

Location: This position will be located at 52 McGriskin Road (not wheelchair accessible).

Work Year: 12 months

Please Note:

Applications must be submitted:

1. in résumé form with a covering letter to:
2. with competition # SCH II-16-0010NE in the subject line of the covering letter.
3. no later than 12:00 noon, on January 21, 2016.

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will not be acknowledged in writing.

We strive to meet the accommodation needs of persons with disabilities. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs for accommodation known in advance, during the application process.

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