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This position is responsible for the coordination of operations at the Recycling Center, Transfer Station, Landfill and Compost site.
Recycling program includes collection services for residential homes, commercial businesses, municipal drop off areas, and several municipalities.
Involved in maintaining compliance with all applicable rules and regulations, safety programs, special waste analysis and final disposal recommendations, site and equipment improvements, and purchasing/inventory.
Assures compliance with all applicable local and state permits governing activities at the Environmental Park and the Pinelands Park Landfill facility.
Follows up on all inspection reports and any notices of violations issued as a result.
Acts as a liaison with the Wastewater Division and the Centralized Maintenance and Asset Management staff to coordinate repairs to landfill systems, leachate, and gas collection, and recycling collection, landfill and compost site equipment repairs and service.
Directs operational staff regarding compliance with routine and extraordinary maintenance, including pre and post trip inspections.
Collaborates with other divisions to assure maintenance and repair to onsite buildings and grounds, dust and odor control systems at the recycling center and transfer station, including work required at the Pinelands Park Landfill facility.
Performs Contract Management duties for all relevant Solid Waste Contracts.
Interact with bird control staff and attend meetings with FAA and NJDEP regarding management reports and remedial measures as required.
Performs all duties assigned to the Atlantic County Recycling Coordinator including but not limited to interacting with all Atlantic County Municipal Recycling Coordinators and hosting required Coordinator meetings.
Acts as a resource person for the Atlantic County Solid Waste Advisory Council.
Monitor and manage collection contracts with municipalities and others for quality control/quality assurance, including staffing hours, payments, customer service, routing, vehicle assignments, tonnage review and other factors.
Oversees the Atlantic County Clean Communities Program
Participate in Fleetmind program implementation efforts.
On behalf of ACUA preforms all duties assigned to the Host Agency Supervisor under the NJDEP Ameri-corps Watershed Ambassador Program.
Coordinates special collection contracts requested from public and quasi-public agencies. Involved in union contract negotiations and meetings with local governments and recycling coordinators.
Monitor applicable recycling legislation and program development throughout the region.
Assists in Public Education activities, tours, presentations, requests for information.
Actively participates in all relevant industry trade organizations such as: SWANA, AEA, Sustainable Jersey
Participate and keep abreast of employee and public relation matters, Authority policy and procedures, labor union negotiations and/or step 2 grievances, and other issues that may arise. Coordinate and confer with the Human Resource Director regarding such matters.
Conduct annual performance evaluations of direct reports and recommend merit increases as required.
Identify training needs and initiate development of subordinates. Recommend effective personnel action.
Provide oversight and direction to all Solid Waste Division management regarding workplace safety compliance and adherence. Ensure that management has properly trained its staff and that all safety rules and regulations are followed and monitored.
Ensure work plans are prepared and communicated to employees at the time of hire and on a regular basis.
Ensure performance evaluations are completed in time and are fair and accurate reflections of the work performed for the entire evaluation period.
Ensure that employees have the necessary resources needed to be successful within budgetary constraints.
Establish and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, subordinates, vendors, etc.
Understand and interpret Authority policies and procedures and make rational decisions/recommendations in accordance with established policy.
Work in a safe manner and report unsafe activities and conditions. Follow the Authority safety policy and practices and make these a critical part of day-to-day operations.
Be accountable- submit responses to all requests for information by due date and meet deadlines.
Be on time for all meetings.
Perform other duties as directed by Supervisor.
This is a safety sensitive position. A safety sensitive position is a job which includes work duties in which an employee’s performance of the job impacts the safety of themselves or others. The term includes jobs were performing a task poorly or failure to perform it all could result in a safety incident. A person in a safety sensitive position must have the ability to perform a given set of tasks effectively without exception, on an ongoing basis.
As needed and/or directed, assist the ACUA with its environmental mission and commitment to excellent customer service, to include but not limited to serve in an advocacy role, help with site tours, attend events and activities that the Authority participates in or sponsors.
Remain compliant with all training requirements for this position. The training requirements for this position are located on InsideACUA in the Employee Resources section (Blue Box) under Training Resources.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
Solid Waste Association of North America Certified Manager of Landfill Operations or SWANA Municipal Solid Waste Management Systems Certification
Minimum of 5 years management experience of which 2 years were in the solid waste industry
Practical experience in the collections and processing mechanics of the solid waste industry
Successful Completion of Rutgers Certified Recycling Professional course or the ability to obtain within 1 year
ESSENTIAL SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES
Valid driver’s license in good standing
Exceptional leadership, organizational, communication and verbal and written communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint), Fleetmind and other related applications
HAZWOPER 40 Hour Supervisors Training
The physical activities described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Essential functions are those functions that the employee who holds the position or the candidate that desires the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. When possible, reasonable accommodations may be made for persons who are disabled under the law. Reasonable accommodations are those accommodations which, as defined under applicable State and Federal law, enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions of their job title and to meet the Employer’s expectations for the job title. While performing the functions of this job the employee:
Constantly communicates, converses and exchanges information with customers, the public and other employees in person, electronically and/or via telephone. Constantly operates computer devices and/or business productivity machinery. Must be able to remain in a stationary position for at least 50% of the time. Frequently moves about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc. Occasionally moves and transports supplies and materials up to 10lbs.