Associate Director-Solid Waste E19

City Of Albuquerque, NM Albuquerque , NM 87102

Posted 3 months ago

Position Summary

Plan, direct, manage and oversee the activities and operations of the Solid Waste Department including personnel management, policy evaluation and development, management information systems and employee training and development; coordinate assigned activities with other divisions, the public, departments and outside agencies and provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the Solid Waste Director.

Job descriptions are intended to present a general list of tasks/duties performed by employees within this job classification. Job Descriptions are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.

Minimum Education, Experience And Additional Requirements

Education and experience directly related to the minimum requirements below may be interchangeable on a year for year basis.

Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration or public administration; and

Eight (8) years of managerial experience in public sector operations management; and

To include five (5) years of supervisory experience.

Managerial experience in solid waste disposal and landfill operations preferred.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

Possession of a valid Driver's License.

Possession of a City Operator's Permit (COP) within six (6) months from date of hire.

Preferred Knowledge

  • Solid waste operations, including collections and vehicle maintenance

  • Principles and practices of program development and administration

  • Concepts and principles of sustainability

  • Principles and practices of policy development and implementation

  • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation

  • Theories, policies and practices of organizational development/training

  • Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation

  • General practices, services and operations of governmental public sector agency

  • Principles and business letter writing and basic report preparation

  • Training and development theories, needs assessment techniques and principles

  • Modern office methods and equipment including computers

  • Principles and procedures of employee management and development

  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and regulations

Preferred Skills & Abilities

  • Plan, implement and direct administrative and operational activities

  • Plan, organize, direct and coordinate the work of lower level staff

  • Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff

  • Analyze and assess programs, policies and operational needs and make appropriate adjustments

  • Identify and respond to sensitive personnel and organizational issues, concerns and needs

  • Develop and administer division goals, objectives and procedures

  • Facilitate group meetings and conduct training sessions

  • Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals

  • Research, analyze and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques

  • Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations

  • Communicate clearly and concisely

  • Perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work

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