Manages, directs, and supervises the day-to-day operations of the division. Monitors employees, time, equipment, and resources in order to ensure that work is performed efficiently. Researches new recycling and waste collection programs and practices; writes detailed reports of findings. Administers division budget. Inspects collection routes and directs changes as needed. Responds to customer complaints; resolves problems. Coordinates with vehicle maintenance for repairs and preventive maintenance of division vehicles. Attends meetings with Keep Columbus Beautiful Director to promote recycling events and to coordinate recycling and waste collection advertising; attends other applicable meetings. Carries out a continuous effort to improve operations, processes, and technology. Supervises the coordination of drivers' training, continuous improvement classes, training for new employees, and training for employees at the Muscogee County Prison. Assigns employees daily to ensure equitable work force placement. Interviews prospective employees; counsels and disciplines personnel. Performs other duties as assigned.
Knowledge of accounting practices. Knowledge of management and supervisory techniques Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and codes governing the collection and hauling of municipal waste. Knowledge of accepted personnel practices, procedures, and policies, including supervision and training. Skill in the operation of computers and job-related software programs. Skill in oral and written communication.
Bachelor's degree is required. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions and to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.
Columbus is a consolidated city-county located on the west-central border of the U.S. state of Georgia. Columbus lies on the Chattahoochee River directly across from Phenix City, Alabama. It is the county seat of Muscogee County, with which it officially merged in 1970.Columbus is the second-largest city in Georgia (after Atlanta), and fields the state's fourth-largest metropolitan area. According to the 2020 United States census, Columbus has a population of 206,922 residents, with 328,883 in the Columbus metropolitan area. The metro area joins the nearby Alabama cities of Auburn and Opelika to form the Columbus–Auburn–Opelika Combined Statistical Area, which has an estimated population of 486,645 in 2019, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Columbus lies 100 miles (160 km) southwest of Atlanta. Fort Benning, the United States Army's Maneuver Center of Excellence and a major employer, is located south of the city in southern Muscogee and Chattahoochee counties. Columbus is home to museums and tourism sites, including the National Infantry Museum, dedicated to the U.S. Army's Infantry Branch. It has the longest urban whitewater rafting course in the world constructed on the Chattahoochee River.