This is administrative and technical work of more than average difficulty in planning, developing, monitoring, and controlling Citywide solid waste programs.
The employee in this position is responsible, through a staff of subordinate personnel and private contractors, for planning, supervising, coordinating and monitoring the efficiency of solid waste collections. Duties also include coordinating citywide emergency disaster debris services and approving solid waste plans for the Department of Sustainable Development's Development Review Committee (DRC) for new construction.
At the direction of an administrative superior, this employee may analyze and evaluate major segments of the organization and, based on study findings, develop recommendations and advice to management for the purpose of improving the effectiveness and efficiency of programs and operations management. The employee is required to exercise extensive initiative and independent judgment, and to work effectively with the public, City officials and others. Employee must also apply specialized and/or technical knowledge and experience through the interpretation and completion of administrative assignments of unusual difficulty in accordance with City and departmental rules, regulations, procedures and ordinances. Work is reviewed through conferences, observation, reports submitted, and results obtained.
NOTE: The duties of this position will include all of those duties set forth in the official description.
1. Must possess a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in environmental engineering, business or public administration, or a closely related field. Possession of an appropriate Master's Degree may be substituted for one (1) year of required work experience.
2. Must possess at least three (3) years of paid, full-time work experience primarily involving one or more of the following: the analysis, planning and development of programs, policies, operations, methods and/or procedures; the evaluation of program and operation effectiveness; the development of revised administrative practices in order to meet program, policy, organizational or legislative change, to expedite work, to effect economies of time, money, personnel and equipment, or to otherwise assist in the solution of administrative and management problems. Additional qualifying work experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required college education.
PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WHO POSSESS EXPERIENCE IN SOLID WASTE OPERATIONS INCLUDING COLLECTION, RECYCLING, AND DISPOSAL AND EXPERIENCE IN CONTRACT PREPARATION AND ADMINISTRATION.
THE EXAMINATION AND HOW TO APPLY:
Depending on the number of applications and the quality of their education and experience, the examination may consist of one or more of the following tests: Evaluation of Training and Experience, Oral Interview, Written Examination, or other assessment method. Applicants must attain a minimum score of 70 in each part of the examination in order to qualify. All successful applicants will be required to pass a medical examination, including drug screening, prior to appointment.
All applicants must complete the attached supplemental questionnaire as well as the standard employment application. The supplemental questionnaire must be submitted at time of application.
An eligible veteran who enters an open-competitive examination shall receive preference points added to the total passing score earned in the examination as provided for in the Florida Statutes. To obtain veteran's preference, candidates MUST submit a copy of separation papers and the City of Fort Lauderdale's veteran's preference claim form (J-204) .
Effective July 1, 2012: The City of Fort Lauderdale now requires newly hired employees to accept payment by direct deposit. Payment by direct deposit will be a condition of employment and all new hires will be asked to designate where they would like their payroll checks to be directly deposited.
This job classification is in Management Category IV for benefit purposes.
City of Fort Lauderdale, FL - 21 months ago
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