Assistant Refuse Superintendent

Location
Lorton, Virginia
Salary
$54,219.36 - $90,365.81 Annually
Posted
Apr 10, 2021
Closes
Apr 24, 2021
Ref
21-00658
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Supports the assistant complex manager in the day-to-day management of county municipal solid waste operations to include the field supervision of staff and activities at, a closed solid waste landfill site. Oversees operational logistics to include manpower, materials, and equipment necessary to ensure safe and efficient operation of all solid waste activities. Provides feedback and input into the budget in regards to goods, services, equipment, and personnel needs. Supervises operational field staff. Creates and schedules staff assignments and monitors work progress. Responds to a variety of operational situations which may include vehicle incidents, routine and non-routine operational matters, equipment failures, workers compensation injuries, etc. Ensures operational compliance to all environmental rules, regulations, laws, codes, and standards. Performs regular preventive maintenance inspections of grounds, infrastructure, and equipment and remediates deficiencies as necessary. Ensures staff compliance with safety rules, regulations, laws, codes, and standards including safe work practices and the wearing of personal protective equipment. Assists with the coordination and presentation of regular safety meetings to staff. Works closely with agency safety staff and Risk Management to reduce preventable incidents. Serves on incident review committees. Investigates vehicle incidents and workers compensation injuries. Prepares and reviews accident and injury reports. Engages in safety working practices and complies with Solid Waste safety programs and guidelines. Complies with the DPWES Safety Competencies. Performs administrative human resources activities such as employee performance reviews, employee counseling/disciplinary actions, associated recruitment activities, employee onboarding, staff training, etc. Maintains staff records to include time and attendance, coaching/disciplinary actions, staff training, etc. Provides approachable, proactive, prompt, and accurate customer service to internal or external customers. Provides assistance and/or support to co-workers, supervisors, the general public, or any other end users of county solid waste services. Thoroughly and accurately explains agency regulations and alternatives as they relate to the collection and disposal of solid waste to staff, the public, and other end users. Performs related duties as required.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
High school diploma or GED issued by a state department of education; plus four years of refuse collection or disposal experience or experience managing field operations involving heavy equipment operations, scheduling, and maintenance, plus two years of experience at the supervisory level.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
  • Class "B" commercial driver's license (CDL).
  • DOT Medical Card.
  • Class I, II, III or IV Waste Management Facility Operators License required within 18 months of hire.
  • Class "A" commercial driver's license (CDL) within 12 months of hire.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, a pre-employment physical examination, driving record check, and commercial driver's license screening to the satisfaction of the employer.

Required to report to work during extreme inclement weather or other emergencies, including after-hours and weekend work during emergency incidents to fulfill emergency service duties.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidates possess the following: three or more years of Solid Waste experience; three or more years supervising trade staff; three to five years working at a landfill and/or, three to five years working in the heavy construction industry or a related field. Experience with drivecam and proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Word, Excel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Incumbent may be exposed to dangerous machinery, loud noises, extreme weather conditions, hazardous chemicals, odors, and infectious diseases. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds, stand, walk, climb, use hands to finger, handle, or keyboard, reach with hands and arms, and stoop. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interview and may include exercise.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or status as a veteran in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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