Labor & Waste Disposal Foreman Duties
This is responsible administrative and supervisory work in
directing the work activities of labor supervisors, skilled and
unskilled labor crews. This position is also responsible for the
coordination of the University's recycling program
An employee allocated to this class of work is responsible for
planning, organizing, and directing the work of labor
supervisors and labor crews. This position also coordinates the
administrative and operational details of a campus-wide
recycling program. Assignments are received both orally and in
writing. Work is performed under the general direction of an
administrative superior and is subject to periodic review.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Plans, organizes, assigns and supervises the work of labor
supervisors, skilled and unskilled workers engaged in performing
laborious tasks such as moving furniture, equipment, trash and
solid waste removal.
Provides manual labor support to Physical Plant Division skilled
trade shops needing assistance in the performance of duties
related to specific trades, maintenance and construction
Maintains records of employees' work activities and work orders.
Serves as liaison between the Physical Plant Division and campus
departments when coordinating set up and clean up of special
events on campus, and clean up of Sanford Stadium after football
Supervises the work of equipment operators and utility workers
engaged in collecting and removing trash and solid waste from
Schedules and coordinates the work of a group or groups of
laborers and supervisors.
Confers with appropriate administrative personnel concerning the
assignment and scheduling of required manpower.
Estimates manpower requirements and materials for various
projects and work assignments.
Maintains inventory of materials and equipment.
Prepares progress and other reports concerning the type of work
performed, materials used, and cost of completed work
Coordinates the University's recycling program by researching
recycling issues and problems, developing concepts, implementing
projects and reporting results.
Oversees the administrative and operational details tied to
recycling the University's recyclable materials such as office
stock paper, aluminum cans, glass, plastic, newsprint, tires,
cardboard, metal, copper, wire, etc.
Serves as the University's recycling program liaison to outside
agencies and local government and handles related questions,
issues and requests associated with this responsibility.
Attends meetings, writes reports, makes presentations, and
maintains records related to recycling activities including
gathering data on compost, tonnage and costs for recycling.
Handles routine calls from campus recycling coordinators in
dealing with related matters and assists vendors with problems
concerning recycling bins and other related concerns.
Performs related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university in an
appropriate curriculum and considerable experience related to
this class of work; or any equivalent combination of training
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of a wide variety of issues and problems
related to coordinating a recycling program.
Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety
precautions involved in supervising skilled and unskilled
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to effectively plan, direct, and supervise the work of
skilled and unskilled workers.
Ability to estimate manpower and material requirements;
experience in preparing progress and other reports concerning
the type of service(s) performed.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships with subordinates, other university personnel, and
the general public.