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Resource Management SuperintendentCITY OF IOWA CITY – Job Description Page 1 Created 03/02/2017 Job Class #30-03 FLSA Exempt Non Civil Service Identification Position Title: Resource Management Superintendent Department: Public Works Division: Administration Supervisor: Public Works Director Job Summary Manages the operational, financial and personnel activities of an integrated solid waste management program which includes the Landfill, Waste Collection, Household Hazardous Waste, Composting and Recycling operations. The position coordinates personnel, material and equipment allocations. Ensures environmental health and compliance through sound technical, financial, and personnel management. The position ensures compliance with all local, state and federal environmental and safety regulations and maintains contact with various regulatory agencies. Job Scope Oversees division staff, including operations level supervisors. Prepares and administers the annual budget. Monitors expenditures during the year and makes recommendations for budget modifications or additional funds. Prepares and submits clear, concise and accurate division statistics and reports. Ensures compliance with environmental and safety regulations. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities Plans, directs and supervises the daily operations of an integrated solid waste management program which includes Landfill, Waste Collection, Household Hazardous Waste, Composting and Recycling Operations. Assures compliance with local, state and federal laws regulations and standards, including leachate and landfill gas management. Communicates with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Develops division budget requests and goals. Assists with long-range plans and setting rates. Plans, reviews and approves division expenditures. Prepares and reviews regulatory compliance reports, grant applications and progress reports and documentation regarding division operation and maintenance activities. Interviews, hires and evaluates division staff. Job Class #30-03 Resource Management Page 2 Updated 01/16/2020 Issues discipline when necessary. Oversees contract and work performed by Landfill consultants. Assists consultants on implementation of recommendations and procedures that improve the health and operation of the Landfill. Plans and implements capital improvement projects and reviews construction designs and specifications. Completes contract development, negotiations and management. Responds to problems, requests and questions from customers and the general public. Investigates and resolves problems associated with the Landfill, Waste Collection and Recycling Operations. Oversees industrial and commercial customer relations. Develops and implements new programs to enhance environmental and public health goals corresponding to Landfill responsibilities. Conducts long term facilities planning for division, including asset management for Landfill, Waste Collection and Recycling Facilities. Oversees inter-division/department coordination. Directs division safety and risk management programs. Responsible for division safety and safety policies. Serves as acting Public Works Director when assigned. Conducts self in a manner which promotes and supports diversity and inclusivity in the workplace and community. Performs all other related duties as assigned. Physical and Environmental Conditions The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Job Class #30-03 Resource Management Page 3 Updated 01/16/2020 The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock; explosives; risk of radiation and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Minimum Education, Experience and Certification Bachelor's degree from an educational institution accredited by a DOE recognized accreditation body required. Minimum of five years’ experience in Landfill and/or Solid Waste operations required. Iowa DNR Landfill Operator certification required within six months of hire. Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification and Compost Operator certification required within twelve months of hire. Valid driver’s license with satisfactory driving record required. Valid Iowa Class B commercial driver’s license required within 90 days of hire. This position is subject to federal drug testing requirements including screening through the FMCSA Clearinghouse. A pre-employment drug screen is required. Must be 18 years of age per Iowa Code 92.8. Must pass criminal background check. Preferred Education, Experience and Certification National Incident Management System certification preferred. Five years of supervisory experience preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Knowledge of microbiology, chemistry, environmental engineering, biological and chemical research methods, and mechanical and electrical systems. Knowledge of quality and work output of all wastewater and landfill equipment. Skills in observing, evaluating, monitoring analytical thinking, and oral and written communication. Skill in the operation of the tools, materials and equipment used in the operation, maintenance and repair of wastewater plants, collection systems, landfill, and recycling operations. Knowledge of federal and state environmental and safety regulations. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical manuals, research journals and other written materials. Ability to perform mathematical calculations necessary to perform duties. Knowledge of financial documents and ability to manage and create budgets and financial reports. Knowledge of City’s purchasing, financial and personnel policies. Ability to effectively supervise and motivate employees. Knowledge of relevant computer software and hardware including word processing and spreadsheets. Must possess strong oral and written communication skills. Ability to research and manage long term projects. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified in this position.