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This classification has been designated as a non-classified, non-merit system, at-will position.
First review of applications will be Monday, February 6, 2023.
The Deputy Solid Waste Director, under general direction, is responsible for managing the solid waste collections section, including the areas of commercial and residential operations, Household Hazardous Materials (HHM) facility, and support services (bulk collection & container management). The incumbent manages the coordination of personnel, material, and equipment to ensure daily refuse and recycling collection and disposal obligations are met. Work also involves preparation and management of each area’s operation and maintenance budget and the vehicle replacement capital budget. The Deputy Solid Waste Director is responsible for analyzing operational data, preparing reports, and providing recommendations to continually enhance operation efficiency. This class is responsible for establishing performance measures, strategic planning, and establishment of program goals for the solid waste collections section of the department. This class is responsible for performing related duties as required.
The Deputy Solid Waste Director exercises considerable independence and initiative in managing the day-to-day collections operation. Employees must be available on a 24-hour basis to cover emergency situations. This class is supervised by the Solid Waste Director through conferences and meeting established performance goals and objectives. This class is FLSA exempt-executive.
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Qualifications & Requirements:
Employee Values: All employees of the City of Mesa are expected to uphold and exhibit the City’s shared employee values of Knowledge, Respect, and Integrity.
Minimum Qualifications Required. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Master’s Degree in Public or Environmental Health, Business or Public Administration, or a related field and considerable (3 - 5 years) experience in solid waste/recycling collection, including three years in a supervisory capacity, OR graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public or Environmental Health, Business or Public Administration, or a related field and extensive (5+ years) experience in solid waste/recycling collection, including three years in a supervisory capacity. Special Requirement. Must possess a valid Class D Arizona Driver's License by hire date.
Preferred/Desirable Qualification. Certification as a Collection Manager from the Solid Waste Association of North America is preferred.