Pay range is $91,416.00 - $141,689.00 depending on education, certifications and experience.
This is a professional managerial position responsible for administering the collection, handling and disposal of Solid Waste and Recycling programs. The Solid Waste Director also ascertains the facility’s need for staffing and equipment and initiates requests within the County to address those needs.
The following statements describe the principal functions of this job and its scope of responsibility, but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including working in other functional areas to cover absences or relief, to equalize peak work periods, or otherwise to balance the work load.
Directs operations of sites according to state
Develops, implements and manages annual
Reviews monthly expenditures and authorizes
Reviews site Reviews and formulates capital improvement plans to address future community needs as related to the Solid Waste Department.
Directs the activities of all operations and administrative
Generates and formulates operational and administrative
Reviews engineering plans associated with projects at the
Responsible for ensuring compliance with all state
Directs and provides administrative oversight to department environmental control
Maintains current knowledge of legislative trends and developments in the industry for application to regulatory compliant solid waste
Oversees contract administration to outside Ensures compliance with contract specifications.
Implements the organization’s guiding principles and core values.
Reviews and authorizes personnel
Reviews and formulates bid specifications and requests for
Performs other duties as
This is a front-line position for providing excellent customer service to members of the general public and other County employees. Personal contact occurs with other employees of the unit, employees of other departments in the County, citizens, and customers of the department. Service is provided in person or by phone contact.
Direct supervision over a number of managerial positions and indirect supervision over a relatively large number of employees. Includes assigning, directing, evaluating, and reviewing work of subordinate employees. Responsibilities include providing on-the-job training; evaluating job performance; recommending selection of new staff members, promotions, status changes, and discipline; and planning, scheduling, and coordinating work operations.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS
Education and Experience
Bachelor degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or related field; with five years progressively knowledgeable and responsible managerial experience in solid waste operations; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Valid Florida Driver License.
Solid Waste related certifications preferred.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements are representative of the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business
Ability to write speeches and articles that conform to prescribed style and
Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical
Problem Solving Ability
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete
Develops plans, policies, specifications, and
Functions independently as an expert in matters of specialized code, rules, policy, analysis, advanced budgetary or technical
Specialized Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of modern landfill principles and practices is preferred; knowledge of laws and regulations related to landfills and solid waste disposal is preferred.
Knowledge of solid waste and landfill equipment, including land-moving equipment and trucks is preferred.
Ability to plan and operate a landfill and collection
Ability to plan for and direct a heavy equipment
Ability to develop budgets and administer overall operations of a complex multi-division
Ability to work effectively with the public and with other government
Ability to remain calm in stressful
Ability to take a teamwork approach to the job by cooperating with others, offering to help others when needed and considering larger, organization or team goals rather than individual Includes the ability to build a constructive team spirit where team members are committed to the goals and objectives of the team.
Machines and Equipment
This employee will be required to operate a computer, calculator, telephone, mobile phone, beeper, fax machine, copy machine, G&S system, and other general office equipment in the completion of the tasks of the position.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell, and lift up to 25 pounds. There are no special vision requirements for this position.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee will occasionally be required to be exposed to wet or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, and extreme heat or cold. The typical noise level for this environment is moderate.