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Responsible for the planning, directing, managing, and overseeing the activities and operation of the solid waste collection and disposal functions. Coordinates assigned activities with other City departments and outside agencies and provide complex administrative support to the Waste Management Administrator and the Director of Public Works.
Assists the Waste Management Administrator with the development and implementation of short and long range strategic goals, objectives, policies and priorities. Establishes appropriate service and staffing levels and allocates resources accordingly.
Serves as the Waste Management Administrator in his/her absence.
Directs and oversees the activities of the Waste Collections and Waste Disposal divisions. Assists in monitoring and evaluating the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures, assesses and monitors workload, administrative and support systems and internal relationships. Identifies opportunities for improvement and directs the implementation of changes.
Provides managerial oversight and direct supervision of the Waste Management Superintendents to ensure collection and disposal services are environmentally responsible, reliable, and cost effective. Meets with staff to identify and resolve problems, assigns project and programmatic areas of responsibility.
Assists in planning selecting, motivation and evaluating department staff, provides and coordinates training. Works with employees to correct deficiencies. Implements and administers disciplinary and termination procedures. Assists in managing and participating in the development of the budget, estimates funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies. Assists in developing presentations to City Manager and/or City Council.
Develops and implements the safety program, including but not limited to development of procedures, training, accident and injury review, and implementation of technology as required to ensure the highest level of safety for our citizens and employees. Assists in meeting with outside agencies to ensure compliance with regulations and codes and resolves situations characterized by non-compliance.
Develops and implements customer service initiatives and takes appropriate action in response to public complaints and/or requests for service. Responds orally and in writing to sensitive inquiries and complaints from both internal and external sources.
Requires any combination of education (above the high school level) and/or increasingly responsible professional experience equivalent to ten (10) years in solid waste and environmental services. Must have, or obtain, a current and valid Virginia or North Carolina driver's license in accordance with Virginia or North Carolina DMV driver's license eligibility requirements.
Special Requirements: Alpha I Status: Positions within this class have been designated as Alpha I positions requiring employees to work during inclement weather, regardless of the City's operational status. All employees may be expected to work hours in excess of their normally scheduled hours in response to short-term departmental needs and/or City-wide emergencies.
Internal Number: 26458
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