Recycling Site Attendant
Public Works Supervisor
The Recycling Site Attendant provides assistance with accepting recyclables, demolition debris, and various forms of non-household waste for Fountain City residents.
This person shall collect funds for demolition and other unacceptable materials as well as assist residents of the City of Fountain City with placement of their recyclable materials in the appropriate containers, and any other duties or special projects related to recycling upon request. The recycling site attendant(s) will work independently under the direction of the City of Fountain City.
Must be able to work without direct supervision and have good public relation skills. Must have the ability to make change and calculate receipt totals. Attendant must be able to lift up to 50 pounds. Should be organized and neat.
Up to 6 hours per month, every other Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Shifts will rotate with other attendants.
This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.
Public Works Supervisor
This position will be posted until 4:00 p.m. September 14, 2018; however, preference will be
given to those that apply by 4:00 p.m. September 7, 2018. Salary range: $60,000-$65,000/year. Preferred requirements include previous public works experience, State of Wisconsin Waterworks and Wastewater Operator certificates or the ability to obtain certificates within a specified period at the time of hire.
The Public Works Supervisor works under the policy direction of the City Council and Mayor. Person will work cooperatively and under the guidance of the PUC (Public Utilities Citizens Committee). Position requires a variety of complex administrative, supervisory and professional work in planning, coordinating and directing the Water, Wastewater, Street, Park and Cemetery activities.
Position will supervise both full-time and/or part-time employees directly.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them for the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
- Determine locations of gas, telephone, power, television, water and sewer lines from the appropriate sources prior to excavation.
- Drive trucks of various sizes and/or weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment and maintenance materials.
- Evaluate public works needs and formulates short and long range plans to meet needs in all areas of responsibility, including transportation, street and drainage.
- Manage and supervises:
- Daily operations of water distribution system
- Daily operations of wastewater facilities.
- Development and/or update of the Capital Improvement Program and other plans involving the municipal roadway infrastructure.
- Gathering and processing laboratory samples, as required.
- Infrastructure maintenance and other records.
- Municipal public works construction project management and assigned projects to ensure contractor compliance with time and budget parameters.
- Proper inventory and maintenance of equipment, tools and facilities.
- Water meter readings.
- Regular contact with consulting engineers, construction project engineers, City, County, State and Federal agencies, professional and technical groups and the general public regarding department activities and services.
- Variety of records relating to work orders, inspections, maintenance activities, project estimates, etc.
- City infrastructure maps, including additions, deletions and amendments.
- Light and medium-sized construction and power equipment, such as chain saws, weed whips and other related equipment.
- Mowers, end loader, dump truck, pickup truck, snowplows, and skid steer.
- Oversees and directs the duties and responsibilities of the Public Works Department.
- Required labor involved in construction and maintenance projects including barricading, blacktopping, building cleaning/maintenance, trimming, clearing, cement repair, painting, signing, grading, patching, manhole cleaning, pipe repair, crack filling and other tasks.
- Routine inspection and preventative maintenance on assigned equipment.
- Plans, organizes, coordinates, supervises and evaluates programs, plans, services, staffing, equipment and infrastructure of the public works department.
- Responsible for
- City compliance with all state and federal regulations, mandates and reports.
- Filing for State of Wisconsin Discharge Permit, as necessary.
- Trains subordinates regarding performing duties of maintenance, repair of street, stormwater, parks, cemetery, water and wastewater facilities.
- Mitigate errors and complaints according to existing procedures.
- Assist with other department staff in performing duties.
- Assure assigned areas of responsibility are performed within budget, monitors expenditures in assigned area to assure sound fiscal control, prepares annual budget requests; assure effective and efficient use of budgeted funds, personnel, materials, facilities, and time.
- Attend conferences and training relating to the position, represents the City in a variety of state, county, local and other meetings.
- Communicate official plans, policies and procedures as necessary.
- Compose correspondence, reports, memoranda, and other material requiring judgment as to content, accuracy and completeness.
- Gather, interpret, and prepare data for studies, reports and recommendations for the City Council.
- General safety of department employees through assessments of working conditions.
- Custody and control over department equipment, property, records and recommends improvements to equipment and facilities, as needed.
- Responsible for:
- Following protocol contained in the City Policy and Procedures handbook.
- Biweekly time sheets and other department documents generated, signed and forwarded to the Clerk-Treasurer.
- Timely coordination, oversight, material sampling and inspection of contracted services and in-kind/cost reimbursement projects including review of invoices.
- Inspection and subsequent enforcement notification of City ordinances.
- Reviewing departmental purchases and invoices.
- Operations to achieve goals within available resources: plans and organizes workloads and staff assignments, trains, motivates and evaluates assigned staff, reviews progress and directs changes as needed.
- Reports for council meetings as directed.
- Coordinate WI DNR permit and WI DOT related activities/reports.
- Supervise and conduct operations and upkeep of City machinery and facilities.
- Performs other duties, as assigned.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
- Education: Associates or technical degree in a related field is desirable.
- Substitution of Experience for Education: Any equivalent combination of education and work experience may fulfill the requirements for education.
- Necessary Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
- Working knowledge of:
- Computers and experience with software including intermediate skills with Excel, Word, Internet, email and other specialized municipal software.
- Common understanding of power and hand tools used.
- Skilled in proper and safe operation of equipment, facilities, methods and procedures used in maintenance, construction and repair activities.
- Ability to:
- Communicate effectively, orally and in writing
- Plan, organize and assign personnel and resources, and monitor outcome to achieve desired goals.
- Stand on feet for extended periods of time.
- Can repetitively lift 50 pounds.
- Understands and carries out written and oral instructions.
- United States citizen
- Eighteen (18) years of age or older to apply
- Valid driver’s license
- State of Wisconsin Waterworks Operator Certificate as applies per DNR classification requirements for Fountain City system, or progress toward full certification within time frame as determined by the Council.
- State of Wisconsin Wastewater Operator Certificate as applies per DNR classification requirements for Fountain City plant, or progress toward full certification within time frame as determined by the Council.
- CPR and First-Aid Certification, or the ability to obtain certifications within 6 months of appointment.
- Willing to furnish information for a comprehensive background check.
This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. This position also carries a one (1) year probationary period.