City of Tampa

WTE Administrative Supervisor (#387445) S10

$27.76-$41.52 Hourly / $4,811.73-$7,196.80 Monthly / $57,740.80-$86,361.60 Yearly


This is highly responsible supervisory work assisting the Waste To Energy (WTE) plant in directing and coordinating administrative and business activities.

Nature Of Work

Performs responsible supervisory work overseeing the efficient administrative operations of the waste to energy plant in accordance with City policies and standards. Performs a variety of tasks involving knowledge of plant operations and policies. Employee must exercise close attention to detail and care to detect errors, which would cause a serious interruption, waste of materials, or damage to equipment. Duties require contact with internal and external contacts regarding matters of policy and implementation of new methods and procedures. Work is reviewed through conferences, observation, reports submitted, and results obtained

Examples of Duties

Assists the Plant Manager in developing, establishing and reviewing the facility annual goals and objectives; directs and supervises administrative, personnel and fiscal functions of the facility; coordinates hiring and promotion processes at the facility level. Studies facility practices to determine the best methods for facility operations; conducts studies including feasibility studies and cost proposals; provides coordination between the facility and program consultants and contractors; investigates and implements cost reduction and efficiency improvement measures; monitors effectiveness of new programs and procedures instituted as a result of project studies; performs annual and multiyear financial projections. Identifies and helps the facility implement new technologies that can improve delivery of services; analyzes and interprets operational efficiency and effectiveness; develops and sustains various facility support systems such as evaluation and implementation of new operation systems and other data bases and spreadsheets.
Reviews purchases and expenditures for budget planning and adjustment purposes; monitors inventory control, accounts payables and accounts receivables at the facility level; coordinates office operations and confers with facility supervisors on staffing, budget, management information system needs. Assists Plant Manager with administrative details; serves as facility liaison and representative on a variety of facility matters; plans and assists with special events; reviews professional literature, organizes and analyzes data; develops schedules and timetables; maintains records of multiple funding sources; prepares reports and correspondence.
Performs other related work as required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Extensive knowledge of: WTE plant administrations; modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
Considerable knowledge of: application of information technology to financial and operational analysis; modern management practices and procedures; methods and problems of budget formulation and control.
Ability to: plan, assign, direct and coordinate the work of professional and administrative staff in a manner that promotes full performance; develop a team environment inclusive of all staff; set clear objectives and measures and monitor process, progress and results; plan, organize and refine procedures; write and speak clearly and concisely in a variety of communication settings; prepare administrative and technical reports; draw sound conclusions and make feasible proposals.
Skill in: research and analysis of data.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited college or university with an associate’s degree and 4 years of administrative experience in a solid waste combustion or similar facility or related experience; or a high school diploma with 6 years of administrative experience in a solid waste combustion or similar facility or related experience.


Employees may be required to work rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed. During periods when the Mayor issues an emergency declaration for the City of Tampa, all employees may be required to work in preparation, response or recovery activities related to the stated emergency.

CLASS: 387445;