Area Supervisor/Code Enforcement Officer

Asheville, NC posted on April 17

The City of Asheville is excited to hire two (2) full-time Area Supervisor / Code Enforcement Officers within the Public Works Department, Sanitation Division. The purpose of this position is to serve as a Solid Waste Code Enforcement Officer, and to supervise crews in the collection and disposal of solid waste from City facilities, businesses and residences.

Work Schedule: Monday - Thursday, 7:00 AM - 5:30 PM (10 hour/4 day work week)

  Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervises Sanitation employees in various aspects of solid waste collection operations, including:  the collection of trash, brush, and other solid waste from the City utilizing various types of motorized heavy equipment; roll cart inventory, delivery, replacement and repair; street can maintenance and service; and other similar tasks.
  • Serves as code enforcement officer to ensure compliance with Solid Waste Ordinance.
  • Responds to customer service issues.
  • Schedules truck repairs with Fleet Maintenance.
  • Conducts accident and injury investigations.
  • Performs data entry and maintains records and spreadsheets related to collections operations and code enforcement.
  • Supports and promotes City safety policies and guidelines.
  • Works with Solid Waste Manager to oversee recruitment and hiring process.
  • Communicates with internal and external agencies.

Supplemental Functions:

  • Performs other similar duties as required.

 Required Education & Experience:

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent with training in environmental science or a related field, and three (3) to five (5) years of related experience with some supervisory experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

Licensing and Certifications:

  • Valid North Carolina Commercial Driver's License (minimum Class B) required.
  • Forklift certification preferred.  (Required to acquire within 6 months of hire.)
 Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Working Conditions:Knowledge:
  • Advanced knowledge of procedures and practices to analyze and resolve unusual or difficult problems.
  • Ability to read, summarize and /or compare general workplace data and graphics, such as flowcharts, maps, tables, etc.
  • Ability to conduct basic research of existing, internal policies and procedures, best practices and innovative techniques.
  • Ability to think creatively in all areas for the primary purpose of increasing efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written form.
  • Ability to research program documents and narrative materials, and develop reports from information gathered.
  • Ability to analyze situations to pinpoint problems and assist with solving problems or identifying sources of obstacles.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships as required by work assignments.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret policy and procedural guidelines and to apply this understanding to tasks.
  • Ability to bring resources together to resolve a problem or provide a solution.