Superintendent of Solid Waste

City of Miami | Miami, FL

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Posted Date 12/10/2019
Description

Salary: $69,944.37 Annually

THIS RECRUITMENT IS A SECOND SUPPLEMENTAL POSTING TO THE ORIGINAL RECRUITMENT.

APPLICANTS WHO PREVIOUSLY APPLIED BUT WERE DEEMED INELIGIBLE AND WISH TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION MUST RE-APPLY BY THE CLOSING DATE. APPLICANTS WHO APPLIED AND WERE DEEMED ELIGIBLE DO NOT NEED TO RE-APPLY.

This is advanced administrative and specialized operational work in directing and planning citywide waste collection for the City of Miami.  Work involves responsibility for planning, directing and controlling garbage and rubbish collection crews throughout the entire city. This job is not of a routine, clerical or ministerial nature. An employee in this classification exercises independent judgment in establishing waste collection routes and in organizing, directing and modifying waste collection operations.  General supervision is exercised over all employees involved exclusively in waste collection operations and clerical activities. Supervision is received from the Assistant Director or his/her designee.

 

Essential Functions

Plans for long-range improvement and modification of a Citywide collection route system.
 
Organizes, supervises and coordinates the activity of subordinates involved in the operation and maintenance of a solid waste collection operation.
 
Reviews personnel utilization, route structures, and makes recommendations to increase daily operational efficiencies.
 
Analyzes routes and alters them utilizing computer software, taking into consideration population trends and density.
 
Administers the labor relations agreement resulting from collective bargaining negotiations, including its provisions on disciplinary actions;
 
Determines type and quantity of new equipment required and recommends the purchase of new equipment;
 
Keeps thorough and up to date knowledge of all local, state and federal laws, regulations as it pertains to waste collections operations.
 
Makes estimates and projections of costs of labor, materials and operations.
 
Supervises clerical personnel in keeping records required in waste collection operations;
 
Maintains a good working relationship with constituents and the general public through the excellent delivery of services and expedient handling of complaints and special requests;
 
 
Conducts field inspections, reviews effectiveness and efficiency of operations and approves corrective measures, as necessary.
 
Prepares reports on Division activities and operations.
 
Plans and administers training and safety measures to reduce and control absenteeism and on the job injuries.
 
Performs other related work as required.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's degree and five (5) years' experience working in a solid waste or public works organization working directly with solid waste collection and/or disposal and four (4) years supervisory experience in the aforementioned area is required.

Candidates for this classification must possess and maintain a valid State of Florida Commercial Driver's License (class B or higher) throughout employment in the classification.
 

- OR -

 
Equivalent combination of education and experience beyond a high school diploma or its equivalent.

 

Documentation Requirements

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY.
 
Applicants, including City of Miami employees, must upload and submit attached copies of the following documents with the employment application. Please be sure to attach all required documents to your employment application each time you apply. Uploaded documents remain in your online profile but they will not attach automatically and you will be deemed ineligible without the proper documentation.
 
ALL DOCUMENTS SUBMITTED MUST BE CLEAR, LEGIBLE, AND IN PROPER FORMAT.
 
THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED AT TIME OF APPLICATION AND ARE ACCEPTABLE FORMS OF PROOF:
 
1.   Proof of education in the form of Bachelor's degree. Foreign diplomas/degrees must be submitted with a credential evaluation report from an approved credential evaluation agency*.

Translations of diploma/degrees are not accepted. If degree/diploma does not reflect the academic major on its face, transcripts indicating degree completion must be submitted.  Audit/Academic reports are not accepted as substitutions for college transcripts.
 
To qualify under the equivalency clause, applicant must provide proof of education in one or more of the following applicable forms: copy of high school diploma or equivalent, transcript showing at least 60 college credits, Associate's degree, or Master's degree or higher.
 
2.   Copy of valid State of Florida Commercial Driver's License (class B or higher).
 
*Approved Credential Evaluation Agencies:
Credential evaluation reports showing the United States equivalency for academic credentials earned in other countries may be provided by:
 

  • An accredited four-year college or university in the United States, OR
  • A current member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), OR
  • A current member of the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE), OR
  • A recognized Professional Organization

 
For additional list of approved credential evaluation agencies visit the Florida Department of Education.
 
It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that all required documents submitted with the employment application are in a format that is acceptable, clear and legible for eligibility determination or risk being disqualified.

Applicants, including City of Miami employees, must completely detail their work experience on the employment application or risk being disqualified. Resumes are not required and will not be reviewed in place of the employment application.

It is the applicant's responsibility to update their online profile with personal data, work experience, education, and certifications, when submitting application(s), failure to do so may result in disqualification.

Applicants must provide a valid email address in order to receive notification of eligibility. 

Veterans Preference: Veterans Preference is awarded in accordance with Florida State Statute 295.07. If veteran's preference is being claimed, it must be indicated on the application form and proper documentation, including all forms DD-214 (Member 4) and the applicable FDVA- Veteran's Preference Certification Form(s) in accordance with rule 55A-7.013 - Documentation of Preference Claim, must be submitted with the employment application.
 
FDVA Certification Forms: Please complete the applicable Veterans' Preference Certification Form(s). Form(s) must be uploaded with your employment application along with acceptable proof of veterans' preference. 

Form VP1: VETERANS' PREFERENCE CERTIFICATE
Form VP2: CURRENT MEMBER OF THE RESERVE CERTIFICATION
Form VP3: UNREMARRIED WIDOW or WIDOWER CERTIFICATE
 
Selection Preference for City Residents: In accordance with APM 2-02, applicants for classified positions who are City of Miami residents and new hires will receive preference in selection from interview ranking bands provided that any two (2) of the following documents are submitted with the employment application and again at time of interview:

A. Utility bill dated within 60 days of the date of submission
B. Valid Florida Driver License or State-issued I.D.
C. Property Tax Statement dated within 1 year of the date of submission
D. Properly executed valid lease agreement
E. Homestead Exemption dated within 1 year of the date of submission
F. Motor Vehicle Registration dated within 90 days of the date of submission
G. Official school records or transcripts, dated within 90 days of the date of submission
H. W-2 (or 1099) Tax Form dated within 1 year of the date of submission

City of Miami residents are granted selection preference over non-City of Miami residents within the same ranking band resulting from an interview process.

 
Selection Preference: Selection preference within the same ranking band resulting from an interview process will be granted in the following order: 1) preference eligible veterans, 2) active City of Miami employees, 3) City of Miami residents, 4) all others.

 

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Manager

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