Program Supervisor

The City of Cornwall is seeking a Program Supervisor for Ontario Works under the Social & Housing Department.  The Program Supervisor provides leadership to a multi-disciplinary team that is responsible for the co-ordination of a broad range of activities and services related to the planning, development and management of Ontario Works within the City of Cornwall and the Counties of Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry. The City of Cornwall is the Service manager for the Ontario Works Program.

Reporting to the Manager of Social Services, the Program Supervisor is responsible for providing support, coaching and guidance to the staff who assist those applying for Ontario Works benefits and the referral of these individuals to local human services agencies, as well as other pertinent Government programs. The role will develop case plans through the adjudication process and assist with case decisions.

You will be also responsible for strategic management transformation and implementation including modernization and service integration.  You will lead staff through changes in service delivery, improving processes to meet future needs and the provincial vision for transformation.

Our ideal candidate will possess skills related to strategic planning, excellent communications, relationship building to manage and lead a group of professionals, collaborate with other staff and work on building teamwork/high performance teams. 

You must possess a post secondary degree or diploma in a related field along with a minimum of 5 years of experience; must have Supervisory experience; possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, delegation and problem solving skills; strong research and computer skills; experience with Ontario Works or related Ministry programs and knowledge of SAMS.  

With Cornwall’s rich history in both official languages, bilingualism is a mandatory requirement.

The Corporation of the City of Cornwall offers a competitive starting salary of $89,029 plus a comprehensive benefits package.

The deadline for submissions is October 28, 2021.  

To apply, fill out the application form online quoting File: 21-164 Program Supervisor

The Corporation of The City of Cornwall is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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