The fundamental reason this classification exists is to supervise the operation of the Municipal Solid Waste Landfill.
Essential Functions include: supervises, directs and evaluates assigned staff, processing employee concerns and problems, directing work, counseling, and disciplining subordinates; manages Municipal Solid Waste Landfill operations; oversees the reporting, billing, collecting and accounting methods for the solid waste system; and manages the Municipal Solid Waste Landfill's operating budget for materials management and the maintenance of fiscal control. Employee directs daily activities to assure adherence to applicable Federal and State regulatory permitting and operating requirements. Supervision is exercised over subordinate heavy equipment operators, labor personnel and clerical employees. Employee may be required to operate heavy equipment during slack or seasonal periods. Decisions involving the handling and disposal of municipal solid waste are usually made independently, but are subject to review by the Chief Administrator Technical Services.
Ability to work irregular hours, weekends, and holidays. Subject to be called at any time after normal working hours in emergency situations. Must have and maintain a valid Alabama Driver's License as needed to travel to various sites. Must possess a Commercial Driver's License. Ability to obtain a Manager of a Landfill Operations Certification from the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) within 18 months of hire.
Working Conditions: While performing the essential functions of this job, the incumbent is regularly required to sit; use hands, fingers, handle, or feel objects; reach with hands and arms; speak and hear; lift and/or move up to 10-25 pounds; ascend and descend ladders, stairs and the like using feet and legs or hands and arms; standing and crouching. Incumbent is subject to work around moving equipment. Work is performed in an office environment and outdoors when inspecting work sites. Ability to withstand continuous exposure to moderately disagreeable conditions such as: exposure to fumes, airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outdoor atmospheric conditions. Ability to stand for long periods of time. Ability to withstand above average mental pressure.