ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES SUPERVISOR

Environmental and General Services Department

Recruitment #2001-5010-001

Introduction

 

 * * * THIS POSITION IS OPEN TO CURRENT PERMANENT AND PROBATIONARY CITY OF TUCSON ENVIRONMENTAL AND GENERAL SERVICES DEPARTMENT EMPLOYEES ONLY* * *

To remain eligible, you must maintain your permanent or probationary Civil Service employment status through the actual date of transfer. If you are not a current permanent or probationary Civil Service employee at the date of transfer, you will not be eligible for this position. Non-permanent or appointed employees are not eligible.

The Environmental and General Services Department is seeking a dedicated, dependable, and motivated professional to serve as a Environmental Services Supervisor for the oversight of operation of solid waste collection and heavy equipment.  The successful candidate manages day to day operations and provides direction and support to our Collections Division.  The successful candidate must have a positive attitude and a team mentality, while leading through example, competency, and accountability.

 

General Description

Supervises, directs and coordinates the collection and disposal of solid waste. Oversees landfill operations and the operation of solid waste collection and heavy equipment.

Essential Functions

Uses independent judgment for the following:  

Supervises and coordinates the equivalent of two or more fulltime employees and all assigned work in a unit ensuring timely and quality activities to respond to the needs of the City, community, department, and unit.  

Assists with the implementation, evaluation and interpretation of department policies, projects and procedures.  

Manages, coordinates, and determines priorities of work load, monitoring levels of resources, establishing time lines, assigning work, monitoring progress, recommending changes and suggestions, writing, reviewing and editing reports prepared by staff, and approving completed projects and reports.  

Implements controls for appropriate unit staffing and effectiveness by participating in the recruitment and hiring of employees, making recommendations on employee discipline, and other human resources issues, evaluating and managing employee performance, discussing and identifying personnel issues and facilitating resolutions, promoting positive morale in the unit, ensuring staff is trained appropriately for maximum performance, and providing leadership and guidance.  

Contributes to the needs of the community and City by implementing and causing others to implement the organization’s values and strategies by leading through example, competency, and accountabilities.  

Provides customer service by responding to information requests, conducting research, providing solutions to problems, and correcting errors.  

Ensures that unit work conforms to local, state, and federal governmental regulations, and other applicable rules and requirements.  

Supervises, directs, and coordinates the collection and disposal of solid waste by instructing personnel, assigning routes, and ensuring that compliance standards are followed.  

Oversees landfill operations including equipment operations and landfill inspections.  

Records and logs data, tracks equipment status, oversees scale operations, and checks recycling    

Ensures compliance activities related to the drug and alcohol abuse policy and transports employees selected under the random drug testing program.  

Ensures compliance with regulations and procedures set forth by the Arizona Department of Corrections (ADOC) for inmate workers assigned to the work unit and participates in the certification of overseeing ADOC inmate workers.  

Investigates accidents and incidents and assists with the implementation of accident prevention training programs.

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School        

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 4 years experience in the collection and disposal of solid waste

Valid and Unrestricted CDL - Class B

Selection Plan

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be evaluated on the education and work experience in their employment profile and the responses to their supplemental questions. The highest scoring applicants will then be invited to participate in a panel board interview.  

Panel board interviews will be held:  Friday, February 28, 2020

Upon completion of all examination processes, the highest scoring applicants will be placed on the Civil Service Employment List.  An applicant's ranking on the Civil Service list will be based on their final score which will be calculated as:

  • 10% of your rating for education and work experience
  • 90% of your panel board interview   

Hiring interviews may be conducted.

If you are in need of Americans with Disabilities Act-related accommodation during the testing process, please call Brianna Aguilar at 520.837.3776 at least 48 hours prior to the evaluation.

The Eligibility List may be used by Environmental and General Services Department (EGSD) to fill vacancies occurring in the next 6 months. Selection will be made in accordance with CSR III, Section 2. The list of employees eligible for consideration will remain in effect for 6 months. Examination results and current status will be communicated by email.

 

Conclusion

You are encouraged to print this bulletin because it contains important dates and information that will not be available online once this position closes.

Additionally, communication during this process will be sent via email, so please ensure your browser accepts emails from jobs@tucsonaz.gov and check your email account regularly.  Failure to respond or follow instructions may result in disqualification.

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

75 lb Lift Test

Basic Physical

If at HHW or Collections, also:

CDL Physical 

NIDA Drug Test

If at Los Reales, also:

Non-NIDA Drug Test

Hep B Vaccine/Titer

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To ensure accurate payroll information for tax purposes, the successful candidate will need to provide their original Social Security Card or original letter from the Social Security Administration with their social security number prior to beginning work with the City of Tucson.

The City of Tucson hires lawful workers only - US citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization - without discrimination. Federal immigration laws require all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. In its efforts to meet the law's requirements, the City of Tucson participates in the E-Verify program established by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the eligibility of workers.

Retired City of Tucson employees receiving benefits from the Tucson Supplemental Retirement System who are considering reemployment with the City should be aware that pursuant to Section 22-37(g) of the Tucson City Code, retirement benefits shall be suspended during the period of reemployment with the City of Tucson unless you have been separated at least twelve consecutive months before returning to work AND you return to a non-permanent employment classification. Creditable service does not accrue during any reemployment period.