Updated Jan 15, 2020



Charleston, SC Solid Waste Superintendent

Hiring Salary Range: $52,582 - $71,531 (starting salary dependent upon applicant's qualifications)


This highly responsible position manages the daily operations and activities of one or more of the processes within the Environmental Management Department; performs directly related work as required. Must be willing to fill in/run a route when needed. Flexible to work weekends, with the possibility of this position to have a schedule from Tuesday to Saturday.

Duties and Responsibilities

Under the supervision of the Collection Manager, the selected candidate reviews crew schedules and daily operations with supervisors, and assigns personnel and equipment in the most effective manner; establishes and implements safety programs and investigates serious accidents; performs customer service through speaking with individuals, investigating complaints and resolving through final actions; performs special projects for the Environmental Management Director as requested; organizes resources within the Department, including developing equipment and materials specifications, requisitioning supplies and coordinating maintenance; responds to questions, comments, and requests in a courteous timely manner; keeps immediate supervisor and designated others fully and accurately informed concerning work progress, including present and potential work problems and suggestions for new or improved ways of addressing such problems; attends meetings, conferences, workshops and training sessions and reviews materials to become and remain current on the principles, practices and new developments in assigned work areas; communicates and coordinates regularly with others to maximize the effectiveness and efficiency of interdepartmental operations and activities; performs other directly related duties consistent with the role and function of the classification; may be designated to report to work during hazardous weather or emergency conditions.

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