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Posting Expires: 1/19/2024
Salary: Commensurate with experience
General Description and Classification Standards
Performs a variety of managerial, supervisory and administrative duties related to planning, organizing, directing, operation and post-closure maintenance of the City landfill facilities and yard waste transfer station.
Assures compliance with various federal and state agency regulations related to hazardous waste, environmental impact, land management, and overall landfill operations.
This is full-time supervisory work with a small, permanently assigned work group. Supervision would typically be over a group of employees in the same vocational or professional discipline.
Positions at this level are characterized by supervising a small group with the supervisor providing some direct work.
CLASSIFICATION NOTE: This is not a foreman or lead worker. The position should have full supervisory authority.
Normally receives guidance regarding group objectives, scheduling, unusual priorities, etc. but is free to set work methods and individual assignments.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.
Knowledge of Surveying; knowledge of greenhouse emissions; Considerable knowledge of engineering specifications and methods of constructing landfill sites and drainage systems; knowledge of principles and techniques of supervision; knowledge of budget development and control programs; knowledge of safety standards related to equipment operation and maintenance; federal and state regulations related to hazardous waste and environmental protection; land resource management.
Working knowledge of general accounting principles and practices and mathematics. Skilled in operating a basic computer and software; skilled in operating gas instruments; skilled in interpersonal communications, negotiations and conflict resolution, and technical writing.
Ability to operate heavy equipment such as dozers, graders, water trucks, loaders, backhoes, compactors etc; ability to operate power tools such as various hand and power tools; ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; ability to plan, organize, and direct the operations of a landfill; ability to visualize completed projects in planning stages and estimate the end results; ability to estimate quantity of materials accurately; ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with elected officials, federal agencies, state agencies, local governments, subordinates, and the public.
Qualifications for Internal Candidates
Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience
Preferred Education & Experience
Licensures and Certifications
Valid State Issued Driver’s License required. Environmental Protection Division Landfill Operator Certification, Environmental Protection Agency Greenhouse Gas Emission, Designated Representative desirable.
Essential Capabilities and Work Environment
Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.p >