Assistant Solid Waste Superintendent

Recruitment #19-CI2162-02

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason this classification exists is to provide assistance to the Solid Waste Superintendent in supervising work functions associated with   the operation, maintenance and management of the landfill facility.   Employee directs daily activities to assure adherence to applicable Federal and State regulatory permitting and operating requirements.  The employee often plans work for and exercises supervision over subordinate heavy equipment operators, service maintenance workers, laborer personnel, and clerical employees.  Essential functions are: supervises, two or more full-time employees; oversees the operation of refuse collection,  disposal, construction  and maintenance;  assists the Solid Waste Superintendent in overseeing the reporting, billing, collecting and accounting methods;  assists the Solid Waste Superintendent in developing and implementing departmental operating budget, monitoring expenditures and maintaining inventory; oversees the  demolition of  structures at various City locations; and oversees the monitoring and reporting  of methane gas wells and ground water.  General direction is received from the Solid Waste Superintendent in matters involving the handling and disposal of municipal solid waste and policy.  Acts in the capacity of the Solid Waste Superintendent whenever the incumbent is unavailable.

Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and five (5) years of experience in solid waste supervision, operation and maintenance.  Relevant college coursework may substitute for up to two years of the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Special Requirements

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 an ADEM Certified Landfill Operator Certification from the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) within 18 months of hire.

WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an office environment and outdoors when inspecting work sites.  Work exposes the employee to fumes, dust and odors daily.  Works also exposes employee to chemicals, biological, toxic and explosive hazardous periodically.  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.

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any vacancies that may occur during the life of the register.  The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery Engineering - Landfill Department.  Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and supplemental questionnaire.  For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and supplemental questionnaire completely providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were.  If more than five qualified applications are received, the supplemental questionnaire will be used to rank applicants on the register.  Tied scores will not be broken (in accordance with Personnel Rules and Regulations, Rule VII, Section 3). If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.

Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.

DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.

REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.

I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

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