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Manages, directs, and supervises the day-to-day operations of the division. Monitors employees, time, equipment, and resources in order to ensure that work is performed efficiently. Researches new recycling and waste collection programs and practices; writes detailed reports of findings. Administers division budget. Inspects collection routes and directs changes as needed. Responds to customer complaints; resolves problems. Coordinates with vehicle maintenance for repairs and preventive maintenance of division vehicles. Attends meetings with Keep Columbus Beautiful Director to promote recycling events and to coordinate recycling and waste collection advertising; attends other applicable meetings. Carries out a continuous effort to improve operations, processes, and technology. Supervises the coordination of drivers' training, continuous improvement classes, training for new employees, and training for employees at the Muscogee County Prison. Assigns employees daily to ensure equitable work force placement. Interviews prospective employees; counsels and disciplines personnel. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of accounting practices. Knowledge of management and supervisory techniques Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and codes governing the collection and hauling of municipal waste. Knowledge of accepted personnel practices, procedures, and policies, including supervision and training. Skill in the operation of computers and job-related software programs. Skill in oral and written communication.
Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field is required. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions and to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
The work is typically performed while intermittently sitting, standing, or stooping. The employee occasionally lifts light and heavy objects.
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