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Assists the Director in supervising employees, to include: instructing, assigning and reviewing work, maintaining standards, acting on employee problems, interview, hire and train new employees; assist in determining and managing administrative goals of the department, including ordinances; assures the implementation of policies set by the Director.
Provides technical, professional, financial and administrative assistance in the function of the SWM department; assists in preparing annual budget; compiles and analyzes statistical data; assists in administration of solid waste collection contracts and franchise agreements; develops and implements department health and safety program.
Prepares purchase requisitions, budget transfers, budget documents, grants, job advertisements, press releases and other personnel documents; assists in the preparation of local, state and federal reports; maintains appropriate records of operations, including closed landfills; generates and or reviews monthly reports; investigates and reports safety incidents; receives and responds to questions and issues from County residents.
Receives and responds to requests for service and complaints from County residents, governmental agencies and businesses. Promotes County Solid Waste Management programs, events and schedules for service; maintains and updates printed information provided to residents and businesses.
Develops, implements and manages SWM's health and safety program; responds, investigates and documents safety incidents; schedules required annual training; develops training materials for new hires and continued education for existing employees; monitors and completes facility inspections.
Job Specifications and Qualifications:
Management policies and procedures;
Computer operating systems and software;
Methods, procedures and policies of the Solid Waste Management Department;
Daily solid waste collection, disposal and recycling operations;
Administrative principles involved in developing, directing and supervising various programs and related activities.
Recordkeeping of important files and documents;
Goal setting for personnel;
Generating reports, files and documents using Microsoft Office;
Advertising various programs and ordinances;
Written and verbal communication via in-person, phone and email contact;
Budgeting for a department;
Enforcing rules and regulations pertaining to safety.
Ability to develop and administer safety/training programs, ability to interact and communicate with County leadership/agencies and citizens of the County of Lexington.
About Lexington County Solid Waste Management
County of Lexington, SC - Department of Solid Waste Management