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The City of Billings is seeking a Solid Waste Supervisor to supervise, assign, review and participate in the work of staff responsible for providing for commercial and residential solid waste collection and operation of the landfill; and to perform a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Select, train, motivate and evaluate assigned personnel; - Provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; - Implement discipline and termination procedures. - Plan, direct, coordinate, and review the work plan for the Solid Waste Section; - Meet with staff to identify and resolve problems; - Assign work activities, projects and programs; - Monitor work flow; - Review and evaluate work products, methods and procedures; - Plan and layout work projects; - Prepare time, materials, and equipment estimates for jobs assigned; - Requisition materials as required; - Order parts as necessary and ensure parts ordered are received in a timely fashion; - Select appropriate equipment and materials to complete the work; - Plan, prioritize, assign, supervise and review the work of staff; - Recommend and assist in the implementation of goals and objectives; - Establish schedules and methods for providing commercial and residential solid waste collection; - Assist in determining charges and services to commercial customers; - Identify opportunities for improving service delivery methods and procedures; - Inspect and verify work in progress and completed work of assigned employees; - Plan and supervise the filling and covering of landfill to establish grades. - Supervise the use of and operation of tools, equipment, and vehicles; - Ensure that tools, equipment and vehicles are safely operated, maintained, and secured when not in use; - Schedule the service, repair, and replacement of tools, and equipment; - Supervise the monitoring and inspection of incoming waste; - Prepare necessary records and reports; - Respond to and resolve inquiries and complaints; - Respond to and investigate customer complaints and initiate corrective action. - Participate in the administration of the Departments in-service training, safety, and energy conservation programs. - Serve as emergency contact 24 hours a day. - Perform the most difficult duties and equipment in the area of work assigned. - Operate and troubleshoot automated routing software. - Participate in the preparation and administration of the assigned budget; - Submit budget recommendations; - Monitor expenditures. - Sell and trade new and used solid waste containers to the public; - Deliver containers to new residents. - Identify location and type of services necessary for assessment of annexed properties. Required Qualifications/Skills: - High school diploma or equivalent. - Specialized training beyond high school in maintenance technology. - One (1) year of lead worker or supervisory experience. - Five (5) years of related work experience in public works, preferably solid waste collection or landfill operations. - A valid Montana Class B Type 2 commercial driver's license with air brake endorsement or must be obtained within ninety (90) days of employment. Preferred Qualifications/Skills: - Possession of a Manager of Landfill Operations Certificate. - Knowledge of Microsoft Office. Work Schedule: Tuesday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Wage: $31.5280 - $40.2097 per hour. Salary reflects Step 1 and Step 6 of a 7-step pay scale. Salary at hiring will be dependent upon the applicant's education, experience, and training. Equal Opportunity Employer.