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Organizes and manages the City's solid waste collection and education activities.
Plan, direct, organize, and monitor the activities of the Keep Lubbock Beautiful Program;
Plan, direct, organize, and monitor the activities of solid waste collection and education/recycling;
Keep the Managing Director informed of key issues and concerns;
Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of present programs, services provided, and operations;
Evaluate alternative methods of collection and recycling of solid waste and prepare recommendations for improvement in operations;
Select, train, and supervise key staff, establish performance standards and evaluate performance of supervisory staff;
Establish work priorities and schedules, monitor employee relations activities within the department;
Direct the preparation of section budget, review and monitor expenses, prepare capital project requests, and monitor capital improvement projects;
Prepare accurate revenue projection for solid waste collection activities and actively monitor revenues collected;
Evaluate the scheduling of personnel and the utilization of manpower and equipment to ensure that the appropriate collection of solid waste is provided;
Analyze and evaluate existing and future equipment needs and future demands for services;
Monitor and evaluate enforcement of, and compliance with, local, state and federal regulations;
Coordinate activities with regulatory agencies and take corrective action as needed;
Direct, maintain, and monitor the policies and practices of the Solid Waste collection personnel in their relationships with the general public, other city departments, and local businesses and industry.
Completion of a bachelor degree in public administration, environmental health, engineering, or any related field with an additional five to seven years of supervisory experience in solid waste collection and/or disposal, or any combination of relevant education and experience which provides the following:
Valid Current Driver's License HazWoper Certification or be able to obtain within 6 months Solid Waste Class A or be able to obtain within 18 months
Financial analysis and budgetary procedures;
Financial forecasting tools;
EPA subtitle "D" regulations.
Apply entrepreneurial and managerial skills and methods to solid waste management;
Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with administrators, employees, and the public;
Communicate effectively others;
Supervise the work of others.
Occasionally walk and stand during the shift;
Coordinate eye, hand, and foot movement in order to operate a vehicle;