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Landfill Operations Supervisor

Company: Escambia County
Location: Pensacola
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

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Home to more than 300,000 residents in northwest Florida, Escambia County is the westernmost and one of the oldest counties in the state. The mission of Escambia County government is to provide efficient, responsive services that enhance our quality of life, meet common needs and promote a safe and healthy community. With nearly 1,800 employees, we pride ourselves on being the perfect climate for everything - building a business, raising a family and enjoying recreational pursuits. Picture perfect white sand beaches and clear, emerald Gulf waters draw millions of vacationers to Escambia each year, especially to Pensacola Beach, named the #4 Top U.S. Beach in 2020 by TripAdvisor.

This class is a working supervisor position which manages daily landfill operations, including construction projects, maintenance projects, personnel, and corresponding administrative duties, and provides technical direction to personnel.

Examples of Duties: Supervises staff by prioritizing and assigning work, conducting performance evaluations, ensuring staff are trained, ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures, maintaining a healthy and safe working environment, and making hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations

Manages the day-to-day operations and activities of the landfill by planning, coordinating, administering, and evaluating programs, projects, processes, procedures, and/or standards, providing technical guidance and direction, and ensuring compliance with Federal, State, and local laws, regulations, codes, and/or standards

Participates in the operation of heavy waste handling and earth moving equipment; design and oversight of small construction and landfill maintenance projects; reviews and evaluates on-going projects and programs; implements changes in procedures and/or plans to meet current situations

Prepares and maintains a variety of records, logs, and other written documentation

Represents the County by serving as a liaison with the general public, employees, and external organizations and participating in a variety of meetings, public events, training sessions, on committees, and/or other related events

Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications: Minimum Qualification Requirements:

Training and Experience:

High School Diploma or Equivalent (G.E.D.), up to one year of specialized or technical training beyond high school, and at least three years of supervisory experience in solid waste handling, landfill operations, construction, maintenance, or major earthwork construction experience; or, a combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements.

Licenses and Certifications:

Valid driver's license from state of residence

Landfill Operator Training Certificate issued through University of Florida/TREEO,

SWANA/MOLO Certification, or some other state or nationally recognized landfill operation certification and/or the ability to obtain State of Florida certification within 12 months of employment.

Knowledge of:

supervisory principles

applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations, codes, and/or statutes

construction maintenance principles and practices

project management principles

equipment maintenance and repair principles and practices

occupational hazards and safe work methods

Skilled in:

monitoring and evaluating subordinates

delegating and prioritizing work

supervising the operational aspects of landfill facilities

managing preventive maintenance programs

reviewing, preparing, and maintaining a variety of records and logs

coordinating activities with external consultants and contractors

managing projects

communication and interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction

operating heavy waste handling and general earth work construction equipment

Supplemental Information: County-wide Employee Responsibilities:

All Escambia County BCC employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Escambia County BCC's Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Escambia County BCC 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, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

Emergency Management Responsibilities:

During emergency conditions, the incumbent of this position will automatically be considered an emergency service worker. This employee is subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and is expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require standing, walking, talking, hearing, seeing, finger and hand dexterity as well as repetitive motions. Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is rated for Light Work and at times; Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, extreme temperatures, and intense noises.

Benefits/Compensation Package:

* Medical / Dental / Vision plans * Prescription coverage * Employee health clinic * Employee fitness centers * Employer-sponsored retirement plan or an investment plan * Deferred Compensation Plan * Flexible Spending Account(s) * Employee Assistance Program * Annual/Sick Leave or Paid Time Off (PTO) * Group Life Insurance

Keywords: Escambia County, Pensacola , Landfill Operations Supervisor, Other , Pensacola, Florida

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