The purpose of this position is to direct the activities of the sanitation department, which includes collection, transfer, disposal, composting and recycling. This is accomplished by developing and implementing policies and procedures, preparing and administering the annual budget, tracking all state rules and regulations, complying with all permit regulations, making presentations on programs, and acting in the absence of the public works director. Other duties include representing the city on various boards and commissions.
Work requires knowledge of a specific vocational, administrative, or technical nature which may be obtained with a two year associate’s degree, diploma or equivalent from a college, technical, business, vocational, or correspondence school. Appropriate certification may be awarded upon satisfactory completion of advanced study or training. A Class A Municipal Solid Waste Certification issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is required within 90 days of hire. Experience in Operation and Maintenance of landfill passive/active gas collection systems is preferred.
Over three years up to and including five years of experience is required.
Work requires managing and monitoring work performance by directing subordinate supervisors or administrators, including making final decisions on hiring and disciplinary actions, evaluating program/work objectives and effectiveness, and realigning work and staffing assignments, as needed.
Recommendations regarding policy development and implementation are made and/or recommended. Evaluates customer satisfaction, develops cooperative associations, and utilizes resources to continuously improve customer satisfaction.
Within this job, the employee normally performs the duty assignment within broad parameters defined by general organizational requirements and accepted practices. Total end results determine effectiveness of job performance.
Work requires a comprehensive, practical knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making abilities appropriate to the work environment of the organization
This position oversees preparation of a division budget. Has responsibility for approval of final documents sent to the Department Head. Reviews, approves and monitors expenditures of significant budgeted funds for the division. Develops equipment replacement and rebuild schedules.