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Under limited supervision, plans, schedules and supervises all Solid Waste Division activities to ensure the effective management of solid waste collection services for the City of Kissimmee. Ensures division compliance with all applicable policies, procedures, and standards of quality and safety. Directly supervises the Residential Solid Waste Foreman, Commercial Franchise Coordinator, and other office staff; reviews work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy. Reports to the Assistant Director, Public Works and Engineering.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
Plans, schedules and supervises all City solid waste activities, ensuring solid waste collections and other division activities are completed in a timely manner and in accordance with division standards for quality and safety.
Manages division supervisors and support staff; assigns workloads and establishes work schedules; directs and supervises duties of assigned staff. Managerial duties include instructing; assigning, reviewing and planning work of others; maintaining standards; coordinating activities; allocating personnel; selecting new employees; acting on employee problems; recommending and approving discipline, transfers, promotions, discharge.
Reviews the work of subordinates for completeness and accuracy; evaluates and makes recommendations as appropriate; offers training, advice and assistance as needed. Encourages staff to take part in training and professional development activities.
Develops and administers division budget; approves expenditures. Plans and controls revenues and expenditures for the Solid Waste Management enterprise fund including operational and capital issues.
Develop strategies to ensure long-term financial and operational viability of the division schedules based on geographic data including global position data from collection vehicle routes, asset location, vehicle depreciation and amortization costs, and fuel usage.
Develops and implements a Solid Waste Management Plan to guide the overall operations of the division based on operational and GIS data, considering population growth data, residential and commercial development, and transportation / vehicle GPS data.
Prepares bid specifications for equipment and vehicles; prepares and submits purchase orders for equipment and supplies. Communicates with vendors for product information and pricing, and to expedite orders.
Ensures proper maintenance of division vehicles and equipment.
Checks and verifies accuracy of all commercial franchisee accounts and billings, landfill weigh slips, charges and invoices. Issues credits and other customer adjustments. Review tonnage data, route volumes, scale ticket time stamps, and geospatial data to verify accuracy of accounts, billings, charges, and invoices.
Determines the most efficient and cost-effective collection routes and schedules. Analyze geographic data, waste container tracking, tonnage, and other data to inform decisions related to capital projects and solid waste management, develop scopes of work, and negotiate contracts for various operational or capital needs.
Investigates division accidents and prepares required reports.
Receives and responds to inquiries, concerns and complaints from the public regarding sanitation services and/or personnel.
Secures and administers grant funding for special programs.
May directly manage some capital projects, develop scopes of work, and negotiate contracts for various operational or capital needs.
Keeps supervisor informed of division activities, issues and concerns.
Attends City Commission meetings as required.
Keeps abreast of current trends and technology in solid waste management.
Performs administrative/office duties as required, including attending and conducting meetings, preparing reports and correspondence, entering computer data, reviewing and responding to mail, copying and filing documents, maintaining time and attendance records, approving payroll, etc.
Receives, reviews, prepares and/or submits various records and reports including budget reports, vehicle maintenance records and reports, KUA report, invoices, landfill charges, recycling reports, CDL checklist, charge tickets, cost disclosures, schedules, payroll documentation, work orders, evaluations, accident reports, memos, correspondence, etc.
Operates a motor vehicle and a variety of equipment such as a computer, calculator, two-way radio, copier, fax machine, telephone, etc.
Interacts and communicates with various groups and individuals such as the immediate supervisor, division supervisors and staff, other division managers and City employees, subordinates, County personnel, other government agencies, customers, sales representatives, and the general public.
ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Unloads/counts container deliveries.
Performs general housekeeping and vehicle maintenance duties.
Performs related duties as required
Minimum Education and Training
Requires a Bachelor's degree in business administration or other relevant field supplemented by six to nine years of responsible experience in solid waste collection and management, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Prefer experience utilizing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and related technology to collect, analyze, and assess geographic data in order to improve solid waste collection and processing. Must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Driver’s License as required.
Additional Salary Information: Plus benefits
About City of Kissimmee
Kissimmee is the largest city and county seat of Osceola County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 59,682. It is a Principal City of the Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had a 2010 population of 2,234,411.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 17.32 square miles (44.9 km2), of which 16.7 square miles (43 km2) is land and 0.6 square miles (2 km2) is water (3.7%). Kissimmee and the city of St. Cloud are the only incorporated settlements in the county. The cities lie in proximity to each other along U.S. Highways 192 and 441.