Under general direction, plans, directs, supports and monitors the employees and operations of the landfill and its environmental control systems , landfill gas (LFG) plant, scales, and site and facilities maintenance; develops, proposes, and manages approved budgets of each department; makes recommendations for improvements of the business activities, performs a variety of administrative and technical tasks relative to assigned departments and operations compliance; provides technical assistance to the department supervisors and Director of Operations.
This is a management position with oversight responsibility of the assigned departments. Responsibilities also include performing administrative and technical tasks and leading special projects as delegated by the Director of Operations.
CLASSIFICATIONS DIRECTLY SUPERVISED:
Heavy Equipment Supervisor (Landfill) LFG Supervisor, Scale Supervisor, Site Maintenance Supervisor, and Operations Support Specialist.
The following duties are typical of this classification and are intended only to describe the various types of work that may be performed, the level of technical complexity of the assignment(s), and are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties. The omission of a specific duty statement does not exclude it from the position if the work is consistent with the concept of the classification, or is similar or closely related to another duty statement to address business needs and changing business practices.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands - Frequently stand and walk on flat and uneven surfaces, stairs, steps and ladders; sit for extended periods; vision sufficient to read printed material, visual displays terminals normal range; hearing sufficient to conduct in person and telephone conversations; speaking ability in an understandable voice with sufficient volume to be heard in a normal conversational distance, on the telephone and in addressing groups; physical agility to push/pull, squat, twist, turn, bend, stoop and reach overhead; physical mobility sufficient to move about the office and District grounds during investigations, inspections. verbal communication; manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination sufficient to write, use telephone computer, business machines and related equipment, use of office equipment including computers, telephones, calculators, copiers, and FAX;
Mental Demands - While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; learn and apply new information or skills; perform detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks with constant interruptions; work under deadlines and interact with all levels of District management and personnel, and the public.
Work Environment - Work is performed in an office environment and outdoors on approximately a 50/50 basis; moderate exposure to foul odors, dirt, dust, outdoor conditions, and potentially hazardous conditions; constant contact with staff and the public.
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:
Any combination of training and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Five (5) years of varied and responsible experience in landfill operations required, including at least three (3) years in a landfill management position. Familiarity with landfill operations and related site maintenance activities, business management, landfill gas (LFG) collection/delivery systems, beneficial reuse of LFG, and LFG-to-energy (LFGTE) plants, and scale operations required.
Two years of college level course work in business, management, engineering, or a related field. Bachelor’s degree desired. Associate degree and High School graduation required.
Licenses and Other Special Requirements: