SES Crew Supervisor


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109 3rd Ave S
United States of America
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Purpose of Job


Supervises assigned team responsible for completing route daily to pick up and transport solid waste materials with delivery to transfer station, recycling facility, landfill, compost site or other approved disposal facility.

Essential Job Duties 


A.  Performs supervisory duties

  • Directs the work of assigned team, making work assignments and prioritizing work on a daily basis, provides guidance to assigned staff, assigns and evaluates work, monitors the status of work in progress and inspects completed work, handling employee problems and concerns.
  • Participates in the selection of Sanitation and Environmental Services staff; provides or coordinates staff training; trains new team members on safe driving/operating of trucks/equipment, daily paperwork, City and departmental rules.
  • Responsible for approving subordinate personnel vacation, sick leave, and other time off for section personnel, to include overtime.
  • Recommends and assists in the implementation of goals and objectives; implements approved policies and procedures.
  • Recommends discipline and corrective actions for employees.
  • Performs daily assigned work in compliance with applicable city, county, state and federal codes and laws
  • May serve as Manager as assigned in the absence thereof.


B.  Supervises solid waste collection and related activities.

  • Oversees completion of route daily to pick up and transport solid waste materials with delivery to transfer station, recycling facility, landfill, compost site or other approved disposal facility.
  • Ensures team members operate equipment and perform work in a safe and efficient manner; ensures team members wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as required.
  • Operates a variety of equipment and machinery used in department projects and activities, which may include a knuckle boom, side loader, rear loader, front-end loader, split rear loader, lawn care equipment or other type of machinery.
  • Creates and updates daily routes, maps and reports, as assigned; uses routing software to create, audit and update daily routes, as needed.
  • Prepares or completes various forms, correspondence, reports, logs, and other documents and reports.
  • Assures that general maintenance tasks necessary to keep machinery, equipment and tools in operable condition are completed, which may include inspecting equipment, checking fuel levels, replacing fluids, greasing equipment, washing/cleaning equipment, cleaning building and work areas; monitors equipment operations to maintain safety and efficiency; reports faulty equipment.
  • Completes monthly fire extinguisher inspections.
  • Assists with ordering and maintaining inventory of operating and safety supplies.
  • Assists with providing customer service to ensure all inquiries and complaints are handled in a professional and timely manner, with consistent results.
  • Instructs and trains team members on designated routes and increased production techniques.
  • May assist staff with traffic control and other duties to ensure safety.


C.  General maintenance and upkeep

  • Performs routine upkeep of work facility, which may include cleaning restrooms, cleaning office, sweeping, mopping, and stocking materials.
  • Coordinates the delivery, repair, and replacement of dumpsters and solid waste containers for customers.
  • Maintains Department of Sanitation and Environmental Services grounds by mowing, weed eating, trimming hedges, and other tasks associated with lawn and grounds maintenance.

Minimum Requirements



Education and Experience: The required knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform job duties are normally acquired through attainment of a High School Diploma or GED, plus two to three years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 

Required Certifications/Licenses:                 

CDL Class B