This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 7243
UW Job Family: 71
SOC Code: 53-7081
Pay Grade: 21
Date: November 01, 2005
Supervises, manages and participates in the University's waste minimization, recycling and disposal
services; creates and presents educational programs; manages budgets; recommends changes in policies and procedures; and manages complaints and resolves conflict.
Plan, organize, schedule, participate, supervise and control collection and sorting of disposable and recyclable materials; dispense and market recyclable material; manage the re-sell program for salvageable materials.
Manage budget(s) for area; monitor expenditures and inventory; make purchases as directed; recommend purchases for high cost equipment.
Participate on the Physical Plant Management Team; recommend changes in policies and procedures; manage complaints and resolve conflicts.
Create and present educational programs to inform campus and general public on the recycling program; market the available services; advise campus departments on recycling materials and energy management.
Maintain records of material collected, current market prices and expenses, and disposal fees; assist with obtaining and maintaining file of contracts for recycling and disposal services.
Recommend hiring; train, evaluate, discipline, and supervise support staff.
Operate a forklift, as needed.
May serve on committees to promote understanding of the recycling and disposal programs.
Standard office, vehicle and in/out door environments; regular exposure to adverse weather conditions and confined spaces.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.