Works under the supervision of the Recycle Assistant Manager for Collection who provides general instructions, standard procedures, overall priorities and policies, and relies on the incumbent to control work operations and accomplish an adequate quantity and quality of work. The incumbent exercises initiatives, resourcefulness, and independence of action in the accomplishment of the work while ensuring the supervisor is kept apprised of any controversial matters. Work is reviewed in terms of results achieved and for efficient and economical accomplishment within priorities and controls received.
1. Plans weekly and monthly work schedules and sequence of operations for subordinates. Establishes deadlines and priorities on the basis of general work schedules and methods and policies established by higher levels of supervision. Determines how man assignments can be done concurrently, which ones must be delayed, and the number of types of employees needed, considering skills, personnel, materials, and equipment available and required.
2. Selects workers and assigns tasks to be performed. Explains work requirements, methods, and procedures; instructs subordinates in new procedures; and provides advice when problems arise. Reviews work in progress or on completion. Investigates work related problems (e.g. low productivity) to identify causes; implements those corrective actions that can be taken within the limits of incumbent?s authority. Adjusts plans, assignments, and methods as necessary to accomplish the work as effectively and economically as feasible. Assures that material is ordered and delivered to work sites so as not to delay work. Coordinates work of unit with other units that may be involved.
3. Develops performance standards, counsels employees on performance, and makes formal and informal performance appraisals. Revises job descriptions for currency and accuracy and makes necessary changes; reports detailing of employees to jobs other than their own. Interviews candidates for vacancies and recommends selections. Counsels employees on problems and adjusts informal complaints through discussions with employees and union (if applicable) representatives. Initiates proposals for formal disciplinary action as needed. Identifies employee?s training needs, and initiates recommendations to provide necessary training. Schedules and approves leave for subordinates. Promotes the participation of employees in such programs as the suggestion program, cost reduction, etc. Maintains production reports and records. Determines equipment, supplies, and maintenance required. Within assigned area, assures that Equal Opportunity Programs are implemented and operational accomplish Equal Opportunity goals in accordance with DA and local policies.