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Waste Management Supervisor for Waste Transfer Station in Brooklyn, New York

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

Waste Management has an exciting opportunity for an Operations Supervisor to supervise the transfer stations on Hamilton Avenue, and in southwest Brooklyn, NY.

I. Job Summary
The Operations Supervisor supervises the day-to-day transfer station operations and monitors compliance to safety and other regulations.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned. Shift includes work on one Saturday a month at the Marine Transfer Station in Elizabeth, NJ.

  • Supervises the development, implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of processes, procedures and programs to improve safety, productivity, and profitability of the transfer station.

  • Supervises transfer station staff and coordinates workflow and assignments.

  • Conducts recurring safety/compliance meetings.

  • Reconciles facility revenue from operations, facility billing, and monthly P-card statements. Processes employee payroll.

  • Orders supplies as needed.

  • Creates and submits weekly and month end reports to senior management.

  • Oversees personnel needs of the department including coaching, training, and evaluating employee performance. Provides input into termination, compensation, and promotion decisions.

  • Will work on a rotating shift and at multiple transfer stations

III. Supervisory Responsibilities
The highest level of supervisory skills required in this job is the management of non-supervisory employees. This includes:

  • Direct supervision of full-time employees including: site supervisors, drivers, mechanics, operators, sorters, attendants, laborers.

IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED (accredited)

  • Experience: 4 years of relevant work experience

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • Weighmaster’s license preferred

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • Driving experience, knowledge of DOT regulations, equipment operating and supervisory experience may be required.

  • Prior supervisory experience preferred

  • Strong leadership skills preferred

  • Good communication skills

  • Ability to work with multiple vendors to achieve the objective

  • Ability to travel to two transfer stations in Brooklyn & one in Elizabeth, NJ

V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Normal setting for this job is a waste transfer station.

At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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Job: *Operations

Title: Supervisor for Waste Transfer Station

Location: New York-Brooklyn

Requisition ID: 20010097