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Department of Public Works Solid Waste Administration
At the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. Our police officers, firefighters and building inspectors keep our citizens safe. Our Public Works staff keeps our City clean and helps maintain, build and improve our City’s infrastructure. Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life.
Our engineers help keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating and our buildings maintained. Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! If you are seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer.
Posting Expires: 12/30/2022
Salary: Commensurate with experience
General Description and Classification Standards
Schedules, organizes, plans, and assists in the implementation of technical and operational activities. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: evaluates and develops recommendations to improve Public Works initiatives; manages the budget; supervising staff; directing activities; scheduling projects; drafting legislative briefings; compiling and generating reports; and processing associated paperwork.
Works under very general supervision. Depending on organization structure, may work independently with responsibility for an assigned division, function, or program.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned.
Uses independent judgment and discretion in managing subordinates including the handling of emergency situations, determining, and deciding upon procedures to be implemented, setting priorities, maintaining standards, and resolving problems.
Supervises, trains, and evaluates assigned staff, handling all employee concerns, directing work assignments, counseling, and disciplining employees when necessary and completing employee performance evaluations.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list.
Knowledge of solid waste management, general management and financial practices, policies, and procedures as necessary in the completion of daily responsibilities; and knowledge of how to develop and administer operations and staff plans and objectives for the expedience and effectiveness of specific duties. Skill in effectively communicating and interacting with subordinates, management, employees, and members of the public. Ability to read, understand and interpret technical and financial reports and related materials; and ability to assemble information and make written reports and documents in a concise, clear, and effective manner. Organize and schedule employees to maximize resources
Qualifications - External
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Public Administration, or other closely related field.
3-5 years of related experience, of which one (1) year must have been supervisory or administrative; OR an equivalent combination of related education and experience. Education may not be substituted for the required supervisory or administrative experience.
Preferred Education & Experience
Master’s degree in, business administration, public administration, or a related field
5-8 years of supervisory experience (including project design and management) and professional level management or financial experience is preferred; equivalent professional experience may be considered for substitution for the required degree on an exception basis.
Licensures and Certifications
Required: Valid Georgia driver’s license
Essential Capabilities and Work Environment
Required physical, lifting, and sensory capabilities are requirements to perform the job successfully. Typical environmental conditions associated with job.p >