Plant Manager

  • Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government- Division of Waste Management
  • Lexington, KY, USA
  • Jun 13, 2022
Full time Waste Management - Recycling

Job Description

SALARY

The salary range is $64,685.92 to $80,855.84 annual

This is an exempt position not eligible for overtime

Pay Grade 524

 

FILING DEADLINE DATE

The deadline to apply is Monday, July 13, 2022

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The purpose of this classification is to divert the urban service district’s landfill bound waste toward a revenue generating alternative that will offset the Division of Waste Management’s operating costs; and, provide oversight in the expansion of recycling opportunities to include marketing materials in cooperation with outside businesses that bring recyclables to the Urban County Government’s Material Recovery Facility (MRF).

This classification works under general supervision, independently developing work methods and sequences.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor's degree or education and training equivalent to four (4) years of college education; and, four (4) years of experience in industrial/commercial/municipal waste management operations and waste recovery logistics and markets; or, an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Experience with Microsoft Excel is required, as is experience with public speaking and making presentations using PowerPoint.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

*Daily management of the facility and supervision of LFUCG and contract employees assigned to the MRF.

*Oversee the delivery of revenue generating products by waste management affiliates and calculate shares of revenues.

*Identify and correct workplace safety deficiencies at all times.

*Manage and direct plant processing activities in a fast paced, multi-task environment.

*Manage and direct the shipment of finished goods to comply with mill quality standards, transportation requirement, export documentation, etc.

*Manage all plant maintenance activities, Preventative Maintenance Program, and care of the facility, including processing equipment, balers, sorting systems, rolling stock, etc.

*Maintain maintenance records, including repair costs, detail of repairs, and downtime tracking and history.

*Conduct all duties necessary for the efficient operation of the facility, soliciting as necessary the approval of the division director for the implementation of resource reallocation, operational/capital procurements, employee discipline, etc.

*Develop and implement workforce goals and directives designed to increase the accountability, efficiency and productivity of the workforce assigned to the MRF.

*Review all accounting processes and procedures at the MRF and provide recommendations to the division director.

 

SPECIAL LICENSE/CERTIFICATION

NONE

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

Must be able to operate Urban County Government equipment and vehicles in a safe, prudent and responsible manner.

¿ All positions require drug testing before employment and may require a post-job offer physical as stated in Ordinances 21-14(b), 22-13 and 23-16.

¿ Pursuant to the Drug Free Workplace Act of 1988 and to sections 21-52, 22-34 and 23-50 of the Code of Ordinances, all employees must remain drug and alcohol free when reporting to work, while at work and while engaged in any work related activities.

¿ Based on Federal Regulations 19-10 this position may be eligible for and offered the hepatitis vaccinations. In addition, employees will be required to sign a statement stating they have accepted or declined the hepatitis vaccination.

 

EXAMINATION

Will be a training and experience evaluation from information provided on the application at filing deadline date.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Submit LFUCG electronic application through www.lexingtonky.gov and attach/upload applicable documents to verify your education, training, certification/license(s), or DD214 (for military preference with appropriate discharge) by filing deadline date.

RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE APPLICATION, but may be electronically attached/uploaded to the application. Our system does not automatically populate required fields or sections when copying or attaching a resume. Therefore, you may provide a resume, but it cannot be in lieu of completing the application itself.

Please note that the section titled "Application Questionnaire" has to be completed every time a new or revised application is submitted. Even if other information is pre-filled, the Questionnaire does not transfer.

**APPLICANTS WHO FAIL TO COMPLETE THE ELECTRONIC APPLICATION IN ITS ENTIRETY WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FURTHER***

 

CLOSING STATEMENT

Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government offers an outstanding benefits package. Links to our most popular benefits are provided below:

Health and wellness benefits: https://www.lexingtonky.gov/health-and-wellness-benefits

Paid and unpaid time off benefits: https://www.lexingtonky.gov/index.php/paid-and-unpaid-time-benefits

Direct Deposit is required of all employees.

The LFUCG is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, and as such is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay and other aspects of employment.

CONTACT INFORMATION

For further information, call, e-mail, or visit:

Division of Human Resources:

200 East Main Street

Lexington, KY 40507

Phone: (859) 258-3030

Web site: www.lexingtonky.gov/jobs

E-mail: jobs@lexingtonky.gov

 

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Job Level

Senior-level

Sector

Government- Local/Regional

Salary

Salary $64,685.92 to $80,855.84 Annual