Assistant Director, Solid Waste Operations

City of Miami | Miami, FL

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Posted Date 5/09/2019
Description

This is an executive position which reports to the Director of Solid Waste or designee. An incumbent in this position serves in a senior leadership role to support the Department Director through long-term strategic planning and oversight of the effective delivery of waste collection services to residents. An incumbent in this position must exercise excellent judgment and possess excellent analytical skills with thorough knowledge of overseeing a multi-unionized environment. This incumbent possesses strong written, oral and interpersonal skills.

Salary: $84,969.25 - $160,222.19 

Minimum RequirementsDuties include but are not limited to: establishing and monitoring production goals with targets for all operational divisions; conducting high level analysis of the daily operations of department to identify inefficiencies and implement solutions; recommending proven methods for waste minimization, proper handling, and environment protection; conducting periodic route balancing and overseeing the completion of routes; analyzing statistical data; providing oversight of disposal sites; managing special events; overseeing all safety and accident prevention programs; conducting strategic planning and executing strategic initiatives; providing subordinates with tools to implement the department's strategic plan and to assist with exceeding performance measures; reviewing and creating polices and standard operating procedures (SOP); assisting in the management and implementation of the City's Debris Management Plan; reporting to the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) as a representative of the Solid Waste Department, as required; assisting in the preparation of the departmental budget; leading the sanitation code enforcement efforts by studying and analyzing operational data; representing the Director and department in a variety of meetings, including public forums; and performing other duties, as required.Essential Functions

A Bachelor's degree and five (5) years responsible managerial experience in the waste and recycling collection function of a municipality. Experience managing the sanitation function in a unionized environment is desirable. A valid State of Florida Commercial Driver's License (Class B or higher) is desirable. Proficiency in Spanish or Creole is preferred.

OR

An 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:

Proof of education in the form of Bachelor's degree in any field.

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.

*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

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT 

http://www.miamigov.com/employment

 

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Manager

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