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Manages, directs, and supervises the day-to-day operations of the division. Monitors employees, time, equipment, and resources in order to ensure that work is performed efficiently. Researches new recycling and waste collection programs and practices; writes detailed reports of findings. Administers division budget. Inspects collection routes and directs changes as needed. Responds to customer complaints; resolves problems. Coordinates with vehicle maintenance for repairs and preventive maintenance of division vehicles. Attends meetings with Keep Columbus Beautiful Director to promote recycling events and to coordinate recycling and waste collection advertising; attends other applicable meetings. Carries out a continuous effort to improve operations, processes, and technology. Supervises the coordination of drivers' training, continuous improvement classes, training for new employees, and training for employees at the Muscogee County Prison. Assigns employees daily to ensure equitable work force placement. Interviews prospective employees; counsels and disciplines personnel. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of accounting practices. Knowledge of management and supervisory techniques Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and codes governing the collection and hauling of municipal waste. Knowledge of accepted personnel practices, procedures, and policies, including supervision and training. Skill in the operation of computers and job-related software programs. Skill in oral and written communication.
Bachelor's degree is required. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions and to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Newton County Human Resources Department was established as a Department in the late 1980s as an effort to restructure and update the employment practices and in recognition of county government's position as a growing employer in Newton County. We recognize the added value that a modern human resources strategy provides to an efficient County government and are committed to providing knowledgeable, courteous and consistent services to all.
Newton County Human Resources department serves the taxpayers by focusing efforts on the County’s most valuable asset, its employees. Human Resources takes a leadership role and provides the following services:
Equal Employment Opportunities
Hiring and retention of a highly qualified and diverse workforce
Labor relations coordination in the areas of recruitment
The Human Resources Department’s goal is to establish, administer and effectively communicate sound policies, rules and practices that treat employees with equality and dignity while maintaining County compliance with employment and labor laws. We take pride in developing an attitude of integrity, trust, excellen...ce, and teamwork in our day-to-day operations. We commit to acting openly and consistently in our pursuit of best practices; accepting responsibility for promoting ethical and legal conduct in personal and County practices; and providing a work atmosphere that is safe, healthy and secure, and conscious of long-term family and community goals.