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Solid Waste Operations Supervisor

Company: City of Lawrence
Location: Lawrence
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Job SummaryThis position will supervise and coordinate the activities and operations of the solid waste services and programs of the MSO Department; to supervise, assign, review and participate in the work of staff responsible for providing solid waste services; to coordinate assigned activities with other city departments, divisions and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible administrative support to the Solid Waste Division Manager.Job Responsibilities100.00% - Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following: -Assume responsibility for the services and programs assigned, including responsibility for residential and commercial collection services (trash, recycling, yard waste, bulky items, tires), neighborhood cleanups, and maintenance of division equipment and vehicles. -Supervise and participate in the work of staff responsible for providing solid waste services. Prepare daily schedule and staff assignments. -Select, train, motivate, and evaluate personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline procedures. -Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of division services and programs; identify and implement opportunities for improvement. -Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; establish schedules and methods for providing solid waste collection services and waste reduction programs; implement procedures. -Answer questions and provide information to the public regarding solid waste collection operations and activities; investigate complaints and recommend corrective action as necessary to resolve complaints. -Investigate and initiate special service procedures; determine type of service needed for residences, businesses, university, industrial agencies, and others in community. QualificationsQualifications - Equivalent to a Bachelors degree in environmental sciences, solid waste management, public or business administration, or a related field. Four years of increasingly responsible experience including two years of lead or supervisory responsibility in solid waste (trash, recycling, yard waste) collection, program management and development. The successful candidate must have possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license and 24-hour HAZWOPER training certificate, and pass City background, physical, and drug screens. Physical RequirementsOffice/field environment; working closely with others; exposure to air contamination, dirt and dust, hazards associated with operating a motor vehicle for purposes of inspecting solid waste (trash, recycling, yard waste) collection and disposal/recycling/composting areas; exposure to waste materials, some of which may be toxic; inclement weather conditions. Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may require maintaining physical condition necessary for sitting, standing or walking for prolonged periods of time; moderate to heavy lifting. Benefits InformationHealth/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance: Various dependent on coverage levels available; FREE Well Care Clinic through LMH; free/discounted gym memberships, other wellness benefits/perks Paid Time Off: 12 Vacation days, 12 Sick days accrued per year; 2 days Personal Leave, 9 Paid Holidays Retirement: Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS)Disclaimer

Keywords: City of Lawrence, Lawrence , Solid Waste Operations Supervisor, Other , Lawrence, Kansas

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