Status: Full-time position
Location: Santa Fe, NM
Deadline Date: 3/6/13
Job Summary: The Environmental Services Supervisor performs various supervisory and administrative duties related to planning, organizing and directing employees for refuse and recycling collection operations or fleet maintenance operations.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent; and five (5) years of experience in coordinating a distribution, shipping, solid waste collection or similar logistical operation, 2 years of which must have been in a supervisory capacity. For assignment in Recycling Operations at least two (2) years of experience must have been in program administration for recycling or waste reduction, including public education and outreach.
For assignment in recycling operations
Must possess, or obtain within one (1) year of hire, a New Mexico Class B Commercial Driverís License (CDL-B).
Must obtain a City of Santa Fe driving permit within three (3) months of hire.
Must pass a drug and alcohol screen prior to employment and periodically thereafter.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Considerable knowledge of the principles and application of supervisory techniques; of all types of refuse and recycling collection equipment, and solid waste management regulations and collection routes throughout the City of Santa Fe.
Skill in effective communication and interpersonal relations; and, the use of computer for e-mail and the creation of documents, reports and spreadsheets.
Ability to deal with the public in a professional manner; to demonstrate tact, respect, and politeness; establish an effective working relationship with associates and the public; plan, assign, direct and evaluate the performance of others; train and administer the City of Santa Fe's Rules and Regulations, policies and the Environmental Services Division's policies and procedures; and, learn and effectively use the City's budgetary process, purchasing procedures and Rules and Regulations.
Duties: Directs daily operations of section; assigns tasks to employees; establishes work schedules; ensures employees complete daily work according to policies, procedures and standards.
Holds weekly staff meetings to coordinate activities; train on and discuss safety topics; get feedback from employees; report on section performance; and communicate information from upper management.
Recommends hiring, promotion and disciplinary action. Monitors and provides feedback on employee performance including writing and delivering annual performance reviews, corrective and disciplinary actions.
Performs administrative tasks including approving employee leave requests while ensuring appropriate staffing levels; reviewing expenditures against budget; tracking and reporting performance measures; keeping daily records of employee attendance and assignments; and payroll administration.
Makes recommendations for modifying operating policies, procedures, and programs.
Ensures employees have training and proper equipment and supplies for all assignments. Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding training, resources, equipment and personnel.
Ensures accidents are thoroughly investigated and that reports are completed according to policy. Completes root cause analysis and addresses identified issues.
Creates and revises collection routes; identifies route sequencing, updates route lists and maps and ensures crews trained on routes.
Participates in development of equipment specifications; obtains price quotes as required; and coordinates the purchase of equipment.
Manages assigned special projects; plans and assigns work; checks final work to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures.
Monitors equipment use, condition and repair of section equipment; ensures daily inspections and maintenance is completed; schedules equipment for preventive maintenance as required; performs weekly inspections to ensure equipment is in good working condition and properly cleaned and maintained.
Collects and records daily statistics on equipment usage; waste tonnage, vehicle hours, mileage, fuel and times on routes for all collection units and other measures as required to evaluate and ensure operational efficiency.
Responds to and resolves customer complaints and ensures customer satisfaction.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in various weather conditions including inclement weather and exposure to loud noises, fumes, allergens, chemicals, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock and vibration. Position requires frequent standing, walking, sitting, carrying, climbing, handling, speaking and hearing. Position requires good visual acuity, including close, distance, peripheral, depth and color vision. Requires ability to lift and/or move 50 pounds frequently; and, occasionally lift and/or move 100 pounds. Irregular work hours may be required, including weekends and holidays.
The City of Santa Fe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the American's with Disabilities Act, the City will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the city application form. Submit City of Santa Fe Application by one of the following methods
Fill out application at Human Resources Department, City Hall, 200 Lincoln Avenue, Santa Fe, NM
Mail application to P.O. Box 909, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87504-0909
Or fax application to (505) 955-6810. Applications may be downloaded from our website www.santafenm.gov; or apply online at www.santafenm.gov. Applications become public record upon receipt and may be made available for public inspection upon request. When required of the position, attach a copy of certification(s) or license(s). Copies of high school diploma/GED & college degree must be provided at time of interview. Pre-placement physical exams are required for some positions. Incomplete applications may delay or exclude consideration of your application.