Assistant Superintendent – Refuse
Public Works/Resource Management
Full Salary Range: $56,950.40 - $85,155.20
One permanent full-time position available
Hours: Monday – Friday, 6:45AM – 3:45PM
Assists the division supervisor in directing and managing the operation of the City's curbside refuse, yard waste, food waste and recyclables collection, the City’s drop-off recycling sites, special pickup of white goods and bulky items, the contracted recycling vendor contract, oversight of the East Side Recycling Center and other assigned Resource Management programs. Directly supervises division employees. Assists with preparation and administration of the annual budget. Monitors expenditures during the year and makes recommendations for budget modifications or additional funds. Plans, schedules, assigns and reviews the work of division staff. Plans solid waste collection daily and weekly work schedules and programs. Assures compliance of City solid waste collection operations with local, state and federal laws. Develops budget requests and division goals. Plans and approves division operating expenditures in compliance with budgetary guidelines. Performs daily problem solving activities in the office and on site regarding Resource Management operations. Prepares and manages the reporting activities and documentation relating to Resource Management operations. Reviews division programs, studies and surveys. Prepares an annual division statement outlining the yearly goals, accomplishments, statistics and services provided. Interviews, hires, evaluates and disciplines division staff. Responds to requests and questions from customers and the general public. Oversees operations at the East Side Recycling Center. Participates in the Division’s Environmental Management System meetings. Investigates problems with collection and disposal. Administers the dumpster permitting program in the Central Business District. Interacts with private haulers and property owners to resolve related problems in the Central Business District alleys and other public spaces. Administers consultant contracts. Manages refuse, recycling and organics cart ordering, placement, delivery and maintenance and researches and writes specifications for refuse carts. Maintains positive rapport with surrounding communities and keeps up to date on the industry standards. Works cooperatively with all City divisions to maintain order in residential areas and compliance with the City solid waste ordinance. Maintains accurate records of safety training, material safety data sheets and hepatitis shots for Refuse Maintenance Workers. Orders and stocks adequate personal protective equipment and first-aid supplies. Ensures routine maintenance is done on all Solid Waste equipment. Researches new and updated equipment. Assists in long range planning of resources and routes. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs all other related duties as assigned.
Minimum education, experience and certification
High school diploma or equivalent plus additional specialized training and three years experience in managing employees providing a public service required. Associate’s degree or equivalent from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body and five years of related experience and/or training preferred. Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record required. Valid Iowa Class B commercial driver’s license with air brake endorsement required within 90 days of hire. This position is subject to federal drug testing requirements. A pre-employment drug screen is required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check.
Application deadline is Thursday, May 24, 2018. To apply, please use the link to the City’s Self Services website at www.icgov.org/jobs and complete the City of Iowa City online employment application.
To comply with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all persons hired will be required to provide verification of identity and employment eligibility per provisions of the Act.
The City of Iowa City is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The City of Iowa City is a supporter of the National Career Readiness Certificate.