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ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general direction of the Solid Waste Operations Administrator in planning, developing and managing solid waste services, procedures, processes, and activities in the collection and disposal of refuse. Manages assigned employees in supervising the collection, transfer, disposal and diversion of municipal solid waste; including but not limited to, household and commercial garbage, trash, bulky items, curbside recyclables and yard debris within the defined sector. Schedules and adjusts crew staffing levels as needed to ensure adequate collections services are being met. Monitors collections activities and makes recommendations to management for improvements and adjustments to the existing routes. Ensures compliance with and provides guidance regarding state, federal and local laws pertaining to municipal solid waste management. Hires personnel, assigns duties, develops training programs, evaluates performance and takes disciplinary action as needed. Monitors leave utilization to develop and review staffing requirements to ensure efficient and effective operations. Prepares check requests, bid specifications, requisitions and contract related information for the purchase of equipment, goods, services, and repairs. Establishes and enforces polices governing the service center activities. Attends and conducts meetings to make presentations regarding collection activities. Conducts inspections of accidents, collections routes, and customers complaints by driving to various locations. Evaluates and prepares various collection reports and metrics by analyzing results to recommend improvements. Creates and compiles various reports by utilizing various Microsoft applications for management to review and analyze. Interacts and communicates verbally and in writing with general public, management, and other staff members regarding collection objectives, projects, issues, and concerns.
1. Performs functions of subordinates as needed. 2. Performs additional duties as assigned (essential or otherwise).
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must have excellent oral and written communication skills. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle to inspect and observe solid waste collection, processing, disposal and recycling activities including traversing throughout various property grounds. Requires the ability to operate general office equipment, such as a computer, copier, and telephone. Must be able to travel to attend various local, in-state or out of state meetings or functions. Involves contact with employees at all levels and various government agency officials. .
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment. Frequent travels throughout the city to inspect and observe work sites as needed. Must be able to interact diplomatically with citizens and businesses regarding solid waste issues and problem resolution. May be exposed to noise, fumes, odors, and all types of weather conditions while inspecting or visiting worksites and/or facility locations. Some evening, weekend, or holiday work may be required.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field and four (4) years of solid waste management experience in collection of debris with (2) of the four (4) years in a supervisory capacity; or high school graduate with eight (8) years' experience in the collection of debris with two (2) years in a supervisory capacity; or any combination of experience and training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Must possess and maintain a valid driver license as a condition of continued employment. Working experience in communicating personnel policies and labor contract memorandums preferred.
Division: Solid Waste
Service Center:Solid Waste Collections
Internal Number: 1900000889
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