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Utilities Supervisor-Commercial & Residential

Two years of education at a college or technical school level preferred.  Four (4) years of solid waste collection experience, including two years supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Valid Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License  Class B with Airbrake endorsement or ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment and a satisfactory driving record. Knowledge of geographical and population characteristics of city. Modern methods and techniques of municipal solid waste collection, disposal, composting, and recycling. Occupational hazards and safety rules and regulations.  Supervisory methods and techniques of interpersonal relations and communication including collaboration, teambuilding, motivation, and problem solving; resource and operational planning; and performance management. Microsoft Office software. To view entire job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069

Posting Information
Department: 
Utilities - Sanitation
Location: 
1317 DaVinci
Shift: 
6:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday
Salary: 
$58,893 - $83,855 Annually
Date Posted: 
Fri, 02/01/2019 - 8:00am
Job Description
Duties: 
Supervises operations and personnel for the commercial collections, residential collections, and administrative sections as needed; plans, schedules, and assigns work; instructs workers in correct methods and procedures; trains workers in safe operation of equipment; monitors and inspects work in progress to ensure safety, quality, and timely completion of work; reviews and evaluates employee performance; establishes work priorities, assists employees with difficult work situations, insures that all tasks are completed properly. Evaluates and adjusts collection routes as needed. Responds to customer complaints concerning the section; investigates nature of complaints and takes necessary action. Ensures necessary equipment is available, in proper working order, and are maintained on a timely basis; notifies Solid Waste Division Manager of major equipment and work problems. Conducts safety meetings periodically with employees. Maintains daily operational records and prepares weekly and monthly reports. Recommends and implements policies and procedures to improve operational efficiency; provides technical advice to the Solid Waste Division Manager. Develops budget recommendations for the section. Develops and maintains cooperative relationships with other City divisions, departments, and general public contacted in the course of work; assists other divisions/departments as needed. Investigates and maintains accurate records of all on-the-job injuries and vehicle damage and accidents. Maintains and upgrades professional knowledge, skills, and development by attending seminars, training programs, and Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) certification courses. Performs other related duties as required.
Working Conditions: 
Work is performed in a normal office environment with exposure of up to 50% of work time to dirt, dust, extremes of temperature, and noxious fumes and odors. Exposed to hazards associated with equipment, machinery, ungraded terrain at construction sites, and/or moving vehicles and equipment. On call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies.
Job Requirements
Education and Experience: 
Two years of education at a college or technical school level preferred. Four (4) years of solid waste collection experience, including two years supervisory experience or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Knowledge: 
Geographical and population characteristics of city. Modern methods and techniques of municipal solid waste collection, disposal, composting, and recycling. Occupational hazards and safety rules and regulations. Supervisory methods and techniques of interpersonal relations and communication including collaboration, teambuilding, motivation, and problem solving; resource and operational planning; and performance management. Microsoft Office software.
Skills: 
Operation and use of equipment used in solid waste collection and disposal. Planning work, establishing work schedules, supervising subordinates, evaluating and adjusting collection routes as needed. Excellent communication skills both orally and in writing. Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively lead subordinates, resolve minor complaints, and deal with day to day occurrences. Customer service skills to effectively meet and interact with business and residential customers. Use of computer and Microsoft Office software.
License and/or Certification: 
Valid Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License Class B with Airbrake endorsement or ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment and a satisfactory driving record.
Mental & Physical: 
Analytical ability to plan work schedules and evaluate work performances. Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail when preparing reports or investigating citizen complaints. Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy (25-50 lb.) supplies, materials, and debris. Work requires continued walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
Additional Information: 

Selected applicant must pass
background investigation, physical examination, and drug screen.