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  Salary: $20.42-$29.60 Per Hour
Position Type: Full Time
Close Date: Until Filled
Minimum Training & Experience

A high school diploma or GED, supplemented by three to five years of experience in Sanitation. One to two years supervisory experience strongly preferred. The equivalent combination of education, training and related work experience may be considered.

A valid South Carolina Commercial Driver’s License (Class B) is required.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

• Thorough knowledge of methods and problems of collecting and disposing of municipal refuse and recycling. • Thorough knowledge of the characteristics of the different types of recycling and curbside collection equipment. • Ability to train, assist, motivate, and supervise a work team. • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing. • Ability to plan, organize, and direct large-scale activities in municipal refuse and recycling collection and disposal. • Ability to direct the preparation and maintenance of a variety of records and reports. • Ability to operate a computer to transmit division reports, spreadsheets and graphs, and conduct division cost analyses. • Ability to maintain positive customer-focused relationships with co-workers, supervisors, agencies, the general public, and all other internal and external customers. • Personally demonstrates appropriate customer service skills.

Specific Duties

• Plans, organizes, and directs all programs and activities of Commercial and Residential divisions, which includes the collection and disposal of residential and commercial refuse/ recycling and the disposition and repair of roll-out containers and commercial containers. • Develops a work schedule for refuse collection, including establishing the priorities of work, developing route schedules, and assigning drivers and crews to trucks and routes. • Supervises, and when necessary, performs the work of solid waste and recycling employees to ensure assigned tasks are completed daily; ensuring employees operate equipment safely, and perform collection duties to minimize the litter on streets and alleyways. • Responds to citizen inquiries and complaints promptly, completely and courteously. • Evaluates the quality and efficiency of solid waste and recycling crews by making regular and frequent inspections of work in the field, to ensure proper work methods are used, reviewing daily work reports and advising and directing crews in the improvement of work production and methods. • Maintains records related to daily solid waste and recycling operations; and informs management on a regular basis of the performance of crews and operations. • Directs studies on field operations; develops and implements policies and procedures; interprets policies, procedures, and applicable laws and regulations. • Recommends employment of personnel; evaluates performance and recommends personnel actions; develops and conducts in-service training programs. • Performs all other duties as may be assigned to meet organizational needs.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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