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Manager, Infectious Diseases Control, Regional Municipality of York

Newmarket, Ontario
Deadline June 22, 2017

Job ID J0617-0302
Job Type: Full-Time


Manager, Infectious Diseases Control

Progressive. Collaborative. Accountable. Draw on your passion. Shape our community. Progressive and collaborative, with a clear, long-term vision. We value employees’ contributions and inspire excellence. We are driven by a desire to help shape and serve the growing community in which we live and work.

Position Purpose

Reporting to the Director, Infectious Diseases Control, the manager is responsible for effective delivery of mandated vaccine clinic services to the public including emergency mass immunization; managing and coordinating the planning, implementation and evaluation of designed programs within the Infectious Diseases Control Division, ensuring high quality, accurate, customer service oriented programs delivered in compliance with Health Protection and Promotion Act, other relevant legislation, Ontario Public Health Standards and Regional policies, procedures and standards.

Salary: $113,234 - $133,191 annually. This is a Non-Union position.


  • Successful completion of a Baccalaureate Degree from a recognized university in Business or Public Administration, nursing, environmental health, or a related field.
  • Minimum five (5) years progressive experience in management of clinical health services or infectious disease control, preferably in a public health setting, including demonstrated supervisory or leadership experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and skills in case/contact management and outbreak investigations (and delivery of vaccine clinic services).
  • Knowledge of basic epidemiology and demonstrated ability to interpret descriptive epidemiologic data, tables and graphs.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of relevant Legislation, Standards, Acts and Regulations.
  • Knowledge and demonstrated ability in corporate core competencies including communication, innovation, teamwork and collaboration, and personal ownership.
  • Leadership competencies including operating strategically, leveraging diversity and differences, customer focused, ensuring accountability, managing complex problems, financial management, employing interactive and effective communication, fostering collaborative relationships, cultivating engagement to drive vision and purpose, managing and developing talent, establishing and maintaining trust, displaying self-awareness, and demonstrating resiliency.
  • Contemporary supervisory and human resource management skills, knowledge of collective agreement administration and interpretation, labour relations principles and practices and relevant employment legislation.
  • Strong report writing, research, analytical and project management skills to meet program objectives and work to tight deadlines.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office software applications.
  • Demonstrated good judgement and the ability to perform well under stress and when handling emergencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, implement and evaluate programs and services in an assigned program area.
  • Ability to work outside regular hours, as required, and shares an on-call schedule.

How to Apply

Please apply on-line by June 22, 2017, quoting competition #20745. We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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