Under the direction of the Solid Waste Manager this position is responsible for the operations of the Solid Waste Collection District including planning and directing all activities in accordance with state/federal/local and other applicable laws, ensuring consistent application of administrative and operational policies, supervising the work and personnel assigned to the Solid Waste Collection District, and collaborating with community groups and agencies. The incumbent will supervise the day-to-day operations of the Solid Waste Collection District and transfer sites. Oversee and manage the Solid Waste Hauling Contract and Solid Waste Collection District Code Enforcement Program. Conduct long term goal planning, financial planning, and implementation.
Provide day to day supervision to assigned staff. Responsible for the overall direction of employees, including but not limited to hiring, training, discipline, and employee evaluations.
Responsible for planning, development, implementation and presentation of Solid Waste Collection District operations. Make presentations to community groups, public officials, and other groups to explain Solid Waste Transfer Site requirements and operations.
Develop, implement, oversee, and manage the Solid Waste Collection District Code Enforcement Program.
Manage job performance of contractors and other providers of Borough administered solid waste services, including the Solid Waste Hauling Contract for the transfer sites.
Ensure Borough compliance with local, state, and federal solid waste legislation, regulations and permits.
Work with a variety of regulatory agencies, contractors, and facility users to ensure proper collection and disposal practices and procedures.
Assist in preparation and management of annual budget, and long-range forecasting for solid waste collection district operations.
Research, compile and prepare staff reports, presentations, and other documentation.
Address citizens comments and complaints related to Solid Waste Collection District operations.
Establish and maintain computerized database for code violations, citations, and warnings as necessary.
Work with the Borough Attorney on code enforcement matters in litigation, including investigations and case preparation.
1 Bachelor’s degree plus four (4) years relevant experience in solid waste management, contract management, or code enforcement.
Four (4) years of supervisory experience of operations, programs, or employees preferred.
Demonstrated ability to apply technical knowledge and sound judgment to administrative issues and arrive at the most economical and effective solution.
Ability to independently interpret, administer and enforce FNSB Code and prepare recommendations on a variety of situations.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience of procurement and contracting procedures.
Ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and in writing. Ability to make borough and public presentations.
Demonstrated knowledge and management of occupational hazards, environmental hazards, and code violations preferred.
Demonstrated ability to operate a personal computer using a variety of computer programs: MS Word required; MS Excel, MS Publisher, MS Power Point, electronic databases and Adobe Pro preferred. Ability to type at a proficient level. Ability to operate a variety of office machines (copier, scanner, fax, multi-function phone, printers, etc.).
Ability to interact with the customers and coworkers in a pleasant, courteous and firm manner sometimes under stressful and hostile situations. Ability to practice sound judgment, react quickly and remain neutral during highly emotional events. Ability to multi-task, remain organized and work in a fast-paced environment. Ability to de-escalate volatile situations and deal effectively with the public.
Ability to develop positive and effective interpersonal relations; effectively supervise subordinates; review and evaluate employee job performance; communicate effectively, orally, and in writing; coordinate program management and implementation.
Ability to prepare accurate and concise reports and to present data in an effective manner, both orally and in writing. Ability to work independently, set priorities and organize workload.
Must have and be able to maintain a valid driver’s license. Must meet insurance standards and maintain insurability under the Borough's insurance program. If personal automobile is used for Borough business, proof of automobile insurance at statutory limits must be provided. (A CURRENT COPY OF DRIVING RECORD WILL BE REQUIRED AT TIME OF INTERVIEW)
Must have or be able to obtain forty (40) hours of hazardous material training (HAZWOPER) with current certificate within six (6) months of hire. (Applicants who hold a current 40-hour hazardous material training certificate must attach a copy of their certification to the application.
Must have or be able to obtain Standard First Aid, Adult CPR and AutomatedExternal Defibrillator (AED) certifications, as recognized by the American Red Cross(or equivalent) within six (6) months of hire. (APPLICANTS WHO HOLD ACURRENT CERTIFICATION MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL CERTIFICATION AT THETIME OF INTERVIEW.)
Must have or be able to become Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA)Manager of Landfill Operation (MOLO) certified within six (6) months of hire and maintain certification. (Applicants who hold a SWANA MOLO certificate must attach a copy of their certificates to the application.)
This position falls under the Borough’s Blood Borne Pathogen (BBP) Exposure Control Program as it is reasonably anticipated that infrequent exposure to blood o rother bodily fluids may occur while performing some job duties.
A PROFICIENCY TEST MAY BE ADMINISTERED.
This position requires a criminal background check.
Additional Salary Information: Salary depends on experience