Pay Range 22 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$27.8954$41.8430
Hourly (42 hrs.)$26.5670$39.8505
Hourly (56 hrs.)$19.9253$29.8879

Environmental Services Manager

Range: $58,022.35 - $87,033.53 (22)
Position Number: 3332

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for administering the solid waste collection, transportation, disposal, and recycling activities of the city. 
Develops goals and objectives for minimizing cost and improving the efficiency of collecting, transporting, and disposing of municipal solid waste.
Manages, plans, organizes, and directs all aspects of the Municipal Solid Waste Collection System including household, yard waste, bulky waste, recycling, dumpster, special waste/white goods, limb, and leaf collection.
Develops and implements assigned division work plans; assigns work activities, projects, and programs; monitors work flow; reviews and evaluates results, methods, and procedures.
Prepares preliminary division budget; assists in the implementation of the budget; participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials and supplies; administers the approved budget.
Interviews and hires division personnel; provides or coordinates staff training; evaluates personnel; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements discipline procedures; recommends terminations.
Builds and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers, other city employees, and the general public; coordinates activities with other departments.
Represents the division and department to outside agencies and organizations; participates in outside community and professional groups and committees; provides technical assistance as necessary; receives and responds to citizen complaints.
Researches and prepares technical and administrative reports; prepares written correspondence; maintains daily records as required.
Makes oral and written proposals and presentations to the Mayor and City Council, City Manager, Deputy City Manager, Assistant Director of Public Services and city residents on Municipal Solid Waste Management issues.
Assists in the negotiation of solid waste disposals and dumpster contracts; makes recommendations for modifications to City Manager, Deputy City Manager, and   Assistant Public Services Director.
Prepares specifications with Fleet Manager for equipment, including automated and rear loader garbage packers, flat bed and knuckle boom trucks, small street sweepers, leaf loader machines and leaf trucks, and multi-purpose trucks.
Prepares End of Leaf Season Report; assists with the preparation of the three year and ten year Solid Waste Management Plan; prepares reports for the Performance Measure Project for Institute of Government; tracks disposal and collection costs.
Develops or assists in the development of educational literature for the general public; presents a City Talk program with the Assistant City Manager yearly.
Monitors dumpster collection and waste disposal contracts including activities at transfer station.
Prepares feasibility studies and makes recommendations to reduce the cost of Solid Waste Management Services.
Plans, develops, and implements new collection methods and procedures; adjusts residential and small business collection schedules; adjusts routes as necessary; inspects work and routes to ensure the adequacy of collection and disposal operations.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge of management and supervisory techniques.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of environmental sciences and environmental engineering.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of municipal solid waste collections.
Knowledge of solid waste disposal operations, equipment, and methods.
Knowledge of budget development and administration practices and procedures.
Knowledge of city ordinances, policies, and procedures.
Knowledge of relevant state and federal laws and regulations.
Knowledge of department policies and safety rules and state guidelines regarding solid waste collection. 
Skill in management and supervision.
Skill in dealing with the public.
Skill in managing solid waste operations.
Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Assistant Director of Public Services- Administration assigns work in terms of division goals and objectives.  The manager reviews work through conferences, reports, and observation of division activities.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include relevant state and federal laws and regulations, OSHA requirements, city policies and ordinances, and department policies and procedures.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application.  This position develops division guidelines.
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied administrative and supervisory duties. 
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to administer solid waste collection and handling activities for the city.  Successful performance helps ensure the effective and efficient collection of solid waste and enhances the city's public image.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with co-workers, other city employees, elected officials, and the general public.
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, provide services, resolve problems, motivate personnel, and negotiate or settle matters.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while sitting, standing, walking, or stooping.  The employee frequently lifts light objects.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in an office and outdoors, where the employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving parts, contagious or infectious diseases, irritating chemicals, and inclement weather.  The work requires the use of protective devices such as gloves.
SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY:  This position has direct supervision over Crew Supervisor (2), Environmental Services Technician IV (3), Equipment Operator (19), Environmental Services Technician I (10), inmate laborers, and seasonal, temporary, or part-time employees.
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of a baccalaureate degree in a course of study related to the occupational field.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the division/department in order to direct and coordinate work within the division/department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.