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The City of Raleigh Solid Waste Services Department invites qualified candidates to submit their application for the position of Assistant Director of Operations. The Assistant Director of Operations is responsible for the leadership and administration of the functions of the Operations Division. The Operations Division houses several solid waste programs and responsibilities including core services, special services, the City’s yard waste processing center and oversight of a closed landfill. Core services is comprised of garbage and recycling collection. Special services include yard waste, central business district (CBD or downtown), electronics recycling, dead animal, illegal dumped material, special event, and bulky collections. In addition to those services, the division is responsible for seasonal services such as grease and Christmas tree collection. At times, the operations division is tasked to support emergency cleanup efforts such as storm debris collection and site-specific cleanup efforts.
Candidate Profile: The Assistant Director of Operations reports to the Director of Solid Waste Services. This position is responsible for providing oversight to ensure safe and successful service delivery and the efficient operation of all aspects of the division. Moreover, this position provides strategic direction and managerial oversight including the implementation of City Council goals, policies, and achievement of departmental performance expectations, goals and initiatives.
The ideal candidate will be a dynamic leader with a proven ability to develop staff and foster a safe and collaborative work environment. The Assistant Director must enhance and maintain relationships with employees, members of the community, interdepartmental representatives, City Management and City Council.
The Assistant Director of Operations directs the day to day operations of 160+ employees responsible for the collection, processing, and management of waste, recyclables, and yard waste. This position directly oversees the safe and effective delivery of essential solid waste and recycling services to the City of Raleigh’s 450,000 residents and the collection of commercial garbage and recycling collection within the Central Business District.
The ideal candidate must possess exceptional interpersonal skills; must be capable of working with a variety of people; have the ability to grasp new tasks, concepts and assignments; and provide efficient and effective direction to the Operations Division. This position works irregular schedules, including early shifts, some weekends, and holidays.
Follow this link for application information: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/raleighnc/jobs/3029794/assistant-director-of-operations
Supervisory Responsibilities: The Assistant Director of Operations will supervise and manage Solid Waste Services staff daily, assigning work and monitoring work completion. Oversees the conduct of performance evaluations, training, and hiring, discipline and termination procedures as well as directly supervises management, professional, paraprofessional and support staff. This position may require your attendance at multiple locations for meeting and business purposes.
Education: Bachelor's Degree in Public Administration or field directly related to assignment and eight years of progressively responsible related experience that includes significant management and supervisory experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.
Prior experience in a solid waste operations is preferred. Master’s Degree preferred.
The City of Raleigh Solid Waste Services Department provides residential curbside collection of garbage, recycle, yard waste and a variety of specialized services. The Department works proactively to reduce waste and to increase recycling in Raleigh, while demonstrating a commitment to sustainability in all areas of the operations.