Employment 2017-12-13T15:23:22+00:00


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Monroe Twp seeks FT Municipal Department Head:

PW Dept. Sanitation/Recycling

Must have experience. (5+) yrs in solid waste operations, at least (3) yrs in a supervisory capacity.  

Proven leadership skills

Deadline 1/2/18 at 4pm



 Municipal Department Head for SANITATION AND RECYCLING


Under  direction,  supervises  and  may  work  with  a  group  of employees  engaged in sanitation and recycling. This unclassified management position is responsible for planning, supervising and coordinating the operations of refuse collection, recycling and disposal. ; does  other related duties as required.


Responsibilities include supervision of Sanitation and Recycling Crews, Sanitation drivers and Recycling drivers.


1. The daily oversight of the Sanitation Division including direct supervision of Sanitation and Recycling crew, monitoring the effectiveness of the refuse collection and disposal system along with establishing and monitoring routes.

2. Supervises staff, including instructing, assigning, planning, and reviewing work, evaluating work performance and completing performance evaluations, coordinating activities, maintaining standards, allocating personnel, acting on employee problems, implementing employee discipline, providing training, advice and assistance as needed.

3. Coordinates activities and operations with other department personnel as needed; establish effective working relationships with other departments.

4. Investigate and respond to citizen inquiries and complaints promptly, completely, and courteously.

5. Relieve/assist office staff as needed.


Knowledge of:

• Principles of solid waste collection operations and business practices related to equipment operation,

customer service, and solid waste laws, ordinances and codes at the local, state, and federal level.

• Methods used in supervising, training, and evaluating personnel.

• Safety regulations as required by OSHA and other regulatory agencies.

• Functions, characteristics, and proper care of tools, equipment, and materials used in collection of refuse.

Skill and Ability to:

• Develop, implement and evaluate division policy and programs to improve operations.

• Analyze complex issues, evaluate alternative solutions, develop sound conclusions, and recommend a course of action.

• Manage the work of subordinates including coaching staff for improvement and development, training, assigning, monitoring and evaluating work performance, counseling and disciplining staff and resolving grievances.

• Plan, coordinate and manage the activities of staff and outside contractors as necessary.

• Interpret and apply ordinances and policies affecting departmental operations.

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other department heads, staff, private community organizations, and others encountered in the course of work.

• Develop clear, concise, and comprehensive studies and reports.

• Prepare and monitor a preventative maintenance program of all municipal vehicles within division.

• Investigate and respond to complaints in a tactful, courteous, and effective manner.

• Operate a computer and other office equipment.


Possession of a valid NJ Class B driver’s license.


(5) years of experience in solid waste operations, with at least three (3) year in a supervisory capacity.  A combination of education, training, or experience that would qualify for the position may be considered.


• Require the mobility to stand, stoop, reach, and bend. Require mobility of arms to reach and dexterity of hands to grasp and manipulate small objects.

• Perform lifting, pushing and/or pulling which does not exceed 50 pounds and is an infrequent aspect of the job.

• Is subject to office and outside environmental conditions.

• Must be able to work evenings or weekends

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