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CITY OF UNALASKA Department of Public Utilities JOB ANNOUNCEMENT WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The City of Unalaska is an Employer of National Service and encourages AmeriCorps, Peace Corps and other nation national service to apply. IN HOUSE POSTING: November 2, 2018 TO THE PUBLIC: November 2, 2018
Department of Public Utilities is accepting applications for the position of: Solid Waste Operations Supervisor. Position is open applications until December 17, 2018.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This position manages and serves as a working supervisor for the City’s Solid Waste Utility. The employee directs and supervises operations, maintenance and construction and performs planning and administrative duties.
EXAMPLES OF WORK: Assigns daily tasks to be performed at the landfill and baler facility. Maintains records of all daily, weekly, monthly and yearly landfill activities. Collects quarterly samples for ground and surface water. Writes specifications, arranges for purchases, sets up and maintains inventory for tools, equipment and spare parts. Directs and assists with the training of solid waste personnel. Performs necessary landfill, baler and other operational duties and facility maintenance as required. Administers recycling, household hazardous waste and other programs as needed. Assists in budget preparation for the landfill/baler facility operation and monitors budget.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Thorough knowledge of solid waste disposal systems; and the occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to the work. General knowledge of rules, regulations and policies regarding solid waste system operations. Skill in operation of tools and equipment used at facility. Ability to understand construction plans and specifications; conduct scientific tests; maintain facility records and to write reports. Ability to supervise various work crews.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or equivalent. Certified as a Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO) and 5 years of experience relating to landfill or solid waste facility operation, construction, repair and/or maintenance, including the operation of related equipment, at least two of which include supervisory duties preferred. Other combinations of education and experience which would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed will be evaluated on an individual basis.
LICENSES AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: A valid Alaska Commercial Driver's License Class B with N endorsement required. Employee is frequently exposed to offensive odors and noise and is occasionally exposed to hazardous materials. As a condition of employment, employee will be subject to future periodic drug and alcohol tests on a random basis. Willingness to work outside in inclement weather. Sometimes may be required to work in darkness. All required certifications and licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.
TO APPLY: Please submit a City of Unalaska application packet, and a CDL supplemental application. Job description and necessary forms are available at City Hall, by calling Administration at 581-1252, or by downloading at www.ci.unalaska.ak.us. Return completed applications to Administration in City Hall; by mailing to P.O. Box 610, Attn: Administration, Unalaska, AK 99685; email to email@example.com.
UNION POSITION: $38.15-$39.69 per hour
Regular / Full-Time Position
About City of Unalaska
Located just 50 miles from the North Pacific Great Circle Route, the City of Unalaska is 800 miles
southwest of Anchorage in the heart of the North Pacific and Bering Sea fisheries. Our community is a vibrant
mix of industry and history connected by 40 miles of roads linking our port, harbors and private docks with local
businesses and our thriving residential community. The City is located on the coast of Unalaska and Amaknak
Islands and is home to one of the busiest and most prosperous stretches of coastline in Alaska.
The population of Unalaska is roughly 4,700 full time residents representing a variety of ethnicities and cultures from around the world. Our population swells during peak fishing and seafood processing seasons, bringing an additional 4-6,000 people to the island. Unalaska, incorporated in 1942, is the 12th largest incorporated city in the State of Alaska.
For more than 50 years, Unalaska’s economy has been based on commercial fishing, seafood processing,
fleet services and marine transportation.
Unalaska is the anchor for commercial fishing activity in the Bering Sea and the Aleutian Islands.
According to NOAA’s Fisheries of the United States 2015,... the most recent data available, Unalaska’s Port of
Dutch Harbor is once again the #1 Commercial Fishing Port in the U.S. with the greatest quantity of fish and
Unalaska is also the home of the western?most container terminal in the United States and is one of the
most productive ports for transshipment of cargo in Alaska. In addition to product shipped domestically to and
from this regional hub, product is shipped to ports around the world with weekly shipments headed to Europe
and Asia by container ship and freighter.