The Department of Public Works (DPW) is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Associate Administrator, Solid Waste Education and Enforcement Program (SWEEP). The incumbent manages and directs a comprehensive program of solid waste education and enforcement by providing services throughout the city. Serves as the Division Chief and is responsible for the management of SWEEP and each of it component parts; Solid Waste Regulation; Recycling Regulation; Public and Community Environmental Education and Environmental Crimes. The incumbent defines the broad objectives of the Division’s programs and services.
Administrator analyzes and achievement reports, recommendations and requests from a variety of sources. Determines whether problems exist with the interpretation of regulations by citizens. Develops performance measures and operational standards to achieve the goals and objectives of the Division and each of its branches.
The incumbent participates in strategy sessions along with other Associate Administrators to review overall productivity of employees, effectiveness of best service delivery design, appropriateness of city wide solid waste education and enforcement strategies and other operational issues impacting not on the SWEEP Programs, but other SWMA programs as well.
The incumbent works closely with the public information office to assure that changes in solid waste education and enforcement policies, procedures and pogroms are communicated to the media.
Manages and directs the Division’s operations through subordinate managers and supervisors. Coordinates activities, discusses program goals and objectives and gains support for program initiatives with officials of other organizations both inside and outside the Administration.
This position is not included within a collective bargaining unit. The duration of appointment is Management Supervisory Service (At-Will).
MSS At-Will Statement: Positions in the Management Supervisory Service (MSS) serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.
Work is normally performed in a typical inside environment, however on occasion the employee may be subject to hazardous or unpleasant elements while performing duties in the field.
Selectee will be eligible for health and life insurance, annual (vacation), and sick leave and will be covered under the District of Columbia government retirement plan.
Specialized Experience: Experience that equipped the applicant with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform successfully the duties of the position, and that is typically in or related to the work of the position to be filled. To be creditable, at least one (1) year of specialized experience must have been equivalent to at least the next lower grade level in the normal line of progression for the occupation in the organization. Specialized experience such as ability to interpret Federal and local laws, standard operating procedures for sanitation regulations, enforcement, as well as the rules, regulations and policies and procedures especially those that relate to environmental, public health and other related issues. Possess a mastery of advanced management principles, practices, organizational theory, and techniques of analysis and evaluation.
Education Advanced Degree preferred.Work Experience Minimum of 5 years of senior level experience leading a comprehensive Solid Waste Management operation. 10 years or more executive level experience preferred.