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Solid Waste/Support Services Supervisor - Marysville , WA (ID: 293233)

Title Solid Waste/Support Services Supervisor
Type Public Works - Management
Date Posted January 7, 2018
City / Organization Marysville , WA
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Position Summary

Open until filled.  First review of applications 1/26/18.

This position is responsible for planning, organizing and supervising the overall operations of the Fleet Division and the Solid Waste Division including supervising the work of a group of professional and technical employees and coordinating assigned activities with other public works divisions and city departments.  The work performed requires a high level of technical proficiency in fleet, solid waste and procurement operations and activities.

Examples of Job Duties

Other duties may be assigned as needed. 

  1. Develops, plans, and coordinates division's programs, projects and activities.Makes recommendations for new or more efficient operating strategies; implements changes; monitors outcomes.
  2. Manages the operations and maintenance of the city's fleet equipment including rental, repair, and replacement of fleet vehicles and equipment in coordination with the Assistant Public Works Director.
  3. Supervises solid waste collection and curbside/commercial recycling programs, including maintaining records, reports, contracts and resolving customer complaints.Develops, evaluates, and maintains plans and routes for solid waste collection.Oversees and reviews design plans and specifications related to garbage/recycling enclosures.
  4. Oversees the procurement of supplies, materials, and equipment and ensures appropriate maintenance of the inventory; develops technical specifications for the procurement of equipment.
  5. Supervises the division's staff, including assigning tasks, providing appropriate training, reviewing employees' work processes and products, counseling employees, reviewing timesheets, giving performance evaluations, recommending disciplinary action, administering labor agreements, and responding to grievances; participates in the interviewing and hiring process for new employees and promotional positions.
  6. Assists with the preparation and administration of the division's budget, including monitoring and coding expenditures and forecasting staffing, equipment, materials, and supply needs for annual operations.
  7. Coordinates division activities with other departments and outside agencies and organizations; provides assistance to the Assistant Public Works Director and other supervisors as necessary; prepares and presents reports and other correspondence related to daily and project operations; participates in meetings and committees related to the division as needed.
  8. Coordinates and oversees software application systems associated with solid waste management as well as fleet management.
  9. Prepares and maintains a variety of reports, records, maps and files related to the divisions' maintenance, repair, and improvement activities.
  10. Assists in the development of short- and long-range plans for the division, including recommending and implementing new policies and procedures.
  11. Fosters cooperative working relationships with other city departments and divisions and outside agencies such as Federal and State regulatory agencies.



A combination of the experience, education, and training listed below which provides an equivalent background to perform the work of this position.

  • Bachelor's degree in business, public administration, or related field. 
  • Three years increasingly responsible experience in planning, managing, monitoring, and executing projects.
  • Fleet management experience including equipment rental, shop management, facilities operations and maintenance, and contract budgeting.
  • Solid waste utility management experience including solid waste collection and curbside/commercial recycling programs.
  • Two years of supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of solid waste and recycling operations management and techniques.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of fleet management including techniques, equipment and materials used in automotive equipment repair and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of processes, techniques, and tools of project management and cost estimating.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of subordinate employees, including training, assigning and evaluating their work, and providing job performance feedback.
  • Ability to operate windows based computer, including word processing, spreadsheet, database, and specialized software applications related to assigned division(s).
  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply engineering plans, specifications, contracts, and other technical documents related to division's operations and maintenance. 
  • Must possess a Washington State Driver's License.
  • Must possess, or have the ability to possess within six months of hire date, first aid and CPR certifications.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, required licenses or training relevant to the area of responsibility.


Work Environment

The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those occurring in the performance of the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; kneel, bend, or climb and to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear.  The employee must frequently lift up to 10 pounds; occasionally lift and/or move 10 to 20 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
This position works both in an office and outside in various weather conditions.  Outside, the employee may work near moving mechanical parts.  The employee may be exposed to physical hazards from mechanical and electrical equipment and also will sometimes work in hazardous areas under hazardous conditions.  The employee occasionally works near traffic and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and the risk of electrical shock and radiation.  The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate indoors and moderate to loud outdoors.
This position works a regular schedule, however, incumbents may be called in to work in emergency situations.
Regular and reliable attendance is an essential function of this position.
This position description generally describes the principle functions of the position and the level of knowledge and skills typically required.  It does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and it is subject to change as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.

The City of Marysville is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability.

Posted in-house:  1/5/18 - 1/11/18.

Job Post Expiration Date   January 26, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .