NATURE OF WORK
This is highly responsible administrative and technical work in managing the Recycling and Contract Administration Division.
Work involves developing and implementing county-wide programs for the collection and recycling of solid wastes in a cost effective and environmentally sound manner. Position incumbent is responsible for all county solid waste collection programs and recycling in accordance with federal, state and local regulatory requirements. Work includes planning, coordinating and providing direction to subordinate sections and technical supervisors throughout the division. Work is performed independently with general supervision by the Director of Integrated Waste Management. Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.
Directs, through subordinates, the planning, scheduling and coordination of county solid waste collection and recycling programs; directs the operation and maintenance of county solid waste collection and recycling facilities.
Develops, recommends and implements organizational policies, procedures, and service objectives.
Develops, implements and maintains strategic, fiscal and capital improvement plans for the Division; identifies long-range solid waste collection and recycling needs; coordinates long-range financing of solid waste collection and recycling projects.
Prepares and monitors Division budget; reviews recommendations for rates and fees.
Attends conferences and public and professional meetings; acts as liaison to federal, state, and municipal agencies and private firms.
Ensures compliance with all applicable federal, state and local regulatory requirements.
Performs related work as required.
KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS
Thorough knowledge of pollution control as it relates to solid waste management.
Thorough knowledge of the principles, standard methods, and practices of solid waste collection and recycling operations and facilities.
Thorough knowledge of the methods, tools, equipment, and practice of solid waste management.
Thorough knowledge of the funding process in a municipal environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting, financial planning and management.
Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, and procedures of supervision, organization and administration.
Ability to evaluate plans and designs of physical facilities relating to solid waste management.
Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate technical and administrative programs.
Ability to plan, direct and coordinate the work of subordinate supervisors.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Ability to 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.
Ability to 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, religion, age, sex, disability or political affiliation.
DESIRABLE EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from an accredited four year college or university with major course work in civil or environmental engineering, business or public administration, or related field; thorough experience in the operation of a solid waste management program or facility including considerable high level supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
Bargaining Unit: Unrepresented
FLSA Status: Exempt
Code of Ethics
Work Locations: Office of Integrated
Class Spec. Estab./Revised E5/92