Surplus Property and Recycling Manager Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
leads, organizes, and manages Surplus Property and Recycling staff
activities and duties. Promotes and encourages the disposition of
surplus property and recycling material with faculty, staff, and
students. Seeks top market rates of recyclable material. Promotes
the departmental reuse of Surplus Property and encourages the public
sales of property that cannot be reused by university departments.
a specialized classification and not part of a series. It is
distinguished from the Surplus Property/Federal Excess Coordinator
position by size, responsibility, and scope of the operation.
Incumbents in this classification have managerial responsibility for
Surplus Property and Recycling staff. Incumbents must utilize
independent judgement when dealing with staff, selecting recycling
commodities for the university, acquiring and promoting the
disposition of surplus property from university departments, selling
to the public, encouraging reuse, and disposing of university and
sponsored property in accordance with university and government
Examples of Duties:
- Supervises, coordinates, and plans the activities for
- Acquires surplus property from university departments and
from various state government sources; travels to property sites
to facilitate the acquisition of property.
- Monitors and administers maintenance of computerized
inventory system of surplus acquisitions and of records
pertaining to disposition of property leaving the university
(e.g.: vehicle titles).
- Develops, revises, interprets and advises on policies and
procedures which pertain to surplus property, storage, salvage,
- Assists campus police by holding evidence and monitoring the
- Examines and reviews documents for accuracy and adherence to
policies and regulations (e.g.: surplus property documents,
- Directs reassignment of property according to department
request; regulates and determines disposition of surplus
property and conducts bid sales and/or auctions; reports
transactions to appropriate agencies; ensures compliance with
rules and regulations regarding surplus property.
- Monitors and maintains financial status of department by
reviewing income/expense reports; forecasts expenditures and
potential revenue for up coming fiscal years; counts and
deposits weekly cash flow.
- Assists in maintaining and updating the web site (e.g.:
viewer access, photographs, etc.).
- Coordinates temporary storage for University equipment.
- Attends or host tri-university, university and college
- Prepares and responds to proposals for funding from outside
- Determines types of commodities to be recycled
- Promotes the university recycling program.
- Responds to and resolves any issues that may arise in the
areas of recycling, storage and surplus property.
- Maintains department vehicles and equipment service
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of the rules and regulations of acquiring surplus
property, disposal of property, storage of property and
- Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
- Knowledge of warehouse management and waste management
practices and procedures.
- Knowledge of material grades and guidelines
- Skills in the preparation of accurate inventory records
(e.g.: surplus property and recycling containers).
- Skills in preparing and analyzing reports.
- Skills in the coordination of projects.
- Skills in the operation of motorized equipment for the
transportation, storage, or destruction of surplus property.
- Skills and knowledge in receiving and storing of property
and the maintaining of record control over it.
- Ability to effectively communicate.
Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related field and
five years of surplus property, warehouse, waste management and/or
recycling experience, which includes three years of supervisory
experience; OR, Nine years' of surplus property, warehouse, waste
management and/or recycling experience, which includes three years
of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of
experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills,
and abilities have been achieved.
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