Class Code:EA091

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF WASTE & RECYCLING SERVICES

General Description

The purpose of this class is to direct and manage the administration of the Solid Waste and Recycling Services Division.

This class works under administrative supervision, developing and implementing programs within organizational policies and reports major activities to executive level administrators through conferences and reports.

Duties and Responsibilities

The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Assists and supports the Director in day-to-day management of operations and administration; responsible for highly specialized assignments that are of great concern or sensitive in nature; serves as Director in his/her absence.

Directs and supervises staff of the administration section including accounting, purchasing, contract support, payroll, information technology, and flow control enforcement.

Directs and guides the operations of the Broward County landfills; recommends and implements operational and procedural improvements and ensure day-to-day compliance with state regulatory requirements; assists in the development, preparation and monitoring of the agency budget.

Coordinates with Human Resources Officer on personnel actions; implements broad policy directives, assigns work, establishes priorities, sets expectations, evaluates work product and employee performance, and counsels and disciplines.

Directs administrative staff in the collection and dissemination of information pertaining to a variety of day-to-day business transactions such as accounts receivable, purchasing, contract administration, and operations including flow control enforcement and landfills.

Performs related work as assigned.

Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

None.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Requires a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business, liberal arts, or any field other than engineering or the hard sciences.

Requires six (6) years in waste management and recycling services with some supervisory experience or closely related experience. 

Special Certifications and Licenses

None.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  ADA requires Broward County to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities

All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County’s Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies. 

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.