Cheryl Southam – WCW Member Profile

Working-in-Water-logoWCW Member Profile – Cheryl Southam

Cheryl SouthamName: Cheryl Southam
Position: Buildings & Grounds Foreman
Organization: City of Saskatoon
Born and Raised: Saskatoon

Education/Training

Chemical Technologist and Occupational Health & Safety Certificate

History in the industry and as a WCW member

Prior education training volunteer and conference entertainment volunteer.

Typical day

There is no typical day. I start my staff out cleaning/doing repairs and then we start our big projects and dealing with anything else that comes up, fitting in yard work and all the little projects in between.

Job Satisfaction

I love the variety and the staff I have.

Main challenges

Doing more without more resources is a challenge. Also dealing with aging infrastructure is a challenge for us.

Advice

Be willing to do all jobs to learn all areas of your workplace.

Time away from work

Gardening, fishing and spending time with friends and family.

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