PUBLIC WORKS SUPERVISOR III (SOLID WASTE - FISCAL OPERATIONS)
Snohomish County, Public Works Department, Solid Waste Division
Location: Everett, Washington
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: 4 Year Degree
Salary: $91,542.96 - $111,315.72
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
Internal Number: 2022-PWK9413R-MAY
The Solid Waste Division (SWD), a Division of the Public Works (PW) Department, is hiring an experienced and collaborative leader to supervise the high performing team responsible for fiscal, customer service, and other central services within SWD.
In this role you will oversee all fiscal operations, timekeeping systems, budget/rate planning, finance, accounting, billing, invoicing, and other services that support SWD programs as follows:
Billing and Fiscal Management – oversees point of sale transactions for approximately 750,000 customers per year in excess of more than $60 million in revenue per year from solid waste facilities and related services.
Accounts payable and receivables – oversees invoicing and billing related to commodity export.
Critical Financial processes – performs lead roles related to developing, implementing and monitoring, Division fiscal internal controls, auditing, policies, and reporting.
TechnologySystems – manages all aspects of the Division's scale automation and Kronos (or updated name) timekeeping/attendance system and processes.
Budget development and expenditure tracking – coordinates with Departmental staff in the preparation of annual SWD budget and expenditures (annual budget is more than $77 million) and coordinates related job cost code tracking and reporting requirements.
Project management and RFP development – develops requests for proposals, functional specifications, technical documents and logic analysis of Division projects as needed.
Contract management – maintains a variety of agreements to support Division operations and services.
Facility inventory management – maintains the inventory and reporting requirements associate with Division personal property, real property, and related asset categories.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication skills, will demonstrate the ability to work well with others, and will be able to positively contribute to the overall management of the Solid Waste Division. You will have supervisory experience over fiscal and administrative functions and will assign, supervise, and evaluate staff. Bring your leadership skills to create a productive and positive team environment!
You will be part of a key leadership team in Solid Waste, contributing the public safety for the residents of our community.
The successful candidate will have qualities in alignment with the Division's core values of providing and demonstrating high quality service, leadership, stewardship, accountability, respect, and integrity.
BASIC FUNCTION To supervise a section or work group of professional employees performing complex engineering, scientific, right of way, surveying or planning assignments requiring the application of a broad range of engineering or planning principles and methods.
Distinctions in levels are determined based upon the size of staff, the number of areas and the level of knowledge and experience necessary to perform effectively, scope of program responsibility and the overall impact of the function on the department and community.
Any position within the series may perform duties associated with any of the other positions in the series. Reclassifications within the series should only be made when a particular position meets on a routine basis a preponderance of characteristics that distinguish one position in the class from another.
STATEMENT OF BASIC DUTIES OF CLASS
Plans and directs all office and field activities related to a specific section or work group function.
Acts as a technical resource for staff resolving problems; oversees the preparation of plans, designs, reports and documents necessary to carry out functions and operations of the work group while remaining consistent with county and department standards, principles, methods and priorities; signs off on appropriate documents as required.
Assigns, supervises and evaluates the work of subordinate employees as required; advises, assists and trains subordinates as necessary; participates in the selection of new employees, and makes recommendations regarding the hiring, discipline, and termination of subordinate employees.
Develops and implements policies, procedures and budgets related to specific section or work group functions and ensures that area of operations complies with applicable federal and state laws, regulations and guidelines, and with county ordinances, policies and procedures.
Coordinates operations and promotes partnership with other county departments and programs, outside agencies, citizen groups and the general public as necessary; provides technical assistance to other public agencies or sections as required.
Supervises or participates in the conduct and review of studies, needs assessments and other activities used to plan or evaluate services provided by the section or work group; drafts recommended modifications to applicable ordinances, regulations, policies, procedures and standards.
Prepares reports and recommendations to the County Council, various community groups and outside agencies as necessary; may conduct or participate in public hearings to explain program plans and solicit public input.
Responds to inquiries from the public regarding specific problems or issues in area of assignment.
Prepares grant applications and other documents to obtain alternative or supplemental funding sources for programs; negotiates and administers participation contracts with groups, agencies and individuals; maintains liaison with representatives of funding agencies as necessary.
Recommends modifications to county codes and associated regulations, procedures and engineering standards.
Prepares short term and long range work program and service plans which identify and prioritize proposed projects and programs.
Assists the division manager in developing and implementing systems, programs, and long range plans to provide for effective DPW operations.
Advises a director or manager on the need for public information and involvement efforts; directs design and implementation of such efforts.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Distinguishing Characteristic of Class:
May regularly interact with outside agencies.
Position involves either the highest level of technical proficiency in one field or is responsible for two or more professional fields.
Position may play a lead role in managing controversial issues.
Position regularly represents the division in decision oriented meetings.
Position develops or controls work group budget.
A Bachelor of Science or Arts degree in a professional field related to the group function and five (5) years of professional level experience with at least two (2) years of supervisory/lead experience within the area of specialization; OR, any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skill and ability to perform the work. Must pass job related tests.
About Snohomish County, Public Works Department, Solid Waste Division
The Solid Waste division oversees the disposal of garbage, hazardous materials, and recycling throughout Snohomish County. With three full-service facilities and an additional four neighborhood and special items facilities, the division is focused on:
Reducing overall waste from Snohomish County
Promoting and emphasizing the reuse of items and recycling
Handling household hazardous waste
Providing garbage and recycling facilities for county residents
Transferring garbage to the landfill or partnering with private vendors to handle recycled items
Public Works is the largest department the Snohomish County government with approximately 500 employees. Snohomish County is one of the fastest growing counties in the nation. This growth presents many challenges for the Public Works department in maintaining and improving critical infrastructure such as roads and bridges, managing the solid waste and recycling needs of county residents. Visit the Public Works webpage to learn more.
Snohomish County, just north of Seattle, rests between the sparkling waters of Puget Sound and the snow-capped peaks of the Cascade Mountains. The county has a thriving economy, beautiful scenery a...nd is a great place to live, work, play and raise a family. We are proud to offer an outstanding benefit package to employees and their dependents!