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Sustainable Waste and Repair Facility Supervisor

Connecticut
FULL TIME
Bachelor Degree

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Sustainable Waste and Repair Facility Supervisor Manager Grounds Maintenance - Administration 85574BR

University Job Title

Supervisor 4, Sustainable Waste and Repair

Bargaining Unit

None - Not included in the union (Yale Union Group)

Time Type

Full time

Duration Type

Regular

Compensation Grade

Administration & Operations

Compensation Grade Profile

Manager; Program Leader (24)

Wage Ranges

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Searchable Job Family

Facilities

Total # of hours to be worked:

40

Work Week

Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)

Work Location

Central Campus

Worksite Address

87 Goffe Street
New Haven, CT 06511

Work Model

On-site

Position Focus:

The Sustainable Waste and Repair Facility Manager will lead waste management and recycling initiatives and manage the day-to-day operations of the repair facility. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in waste reduction, recycling processes, composting, and sustainable practices, and be results-driven. They will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies to minimize waste and promote recycling; ensuring efficient workflows; adhering to safety protocols and compliance with environmental regulations; and completing repairs in a timely fashion.

SUSTAINABILITY WASTE MANAGEMENT: Develop and execute comprehensive waste management, composting programs, and recycling strategies in alignment with University’s sustainability’s goals. Support and expand upon existing waste reduction and diversion initiatives, including single-stream recycling, composting, and reuse programs, in close collaboration with Office of Sustainability. Evaluate waste streams to identify opportunities for improvement, cost savings, increased efficiencies. Review environmental impacts of waste management practices and propose recommendations for innovative improvements, in close collaboration with Office of Sustainability. Monitor waste and recycling data, prepare reports, and present key performance indicators to management, in close collaboration with Office of Sustainability. Ensure waste and recycling data is consistent, comprehensive, and accurate, and identify opportunities to increase data collection efficiencies. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to educate and train employees on proper waste sorting and recycling practices. Collaborate with students, faculty, staff, and various campus departments to raise awareness and engagement in sustainable waste practices. Collaborate with community organizations and local authorities to promote sustainable waste management practices beyond the organization. Support annual student moveout donation collection program, which is led by the Office of Sustainability, by coordinating equipment and supplies; overseeing infrastructural logistics; and helping to ensure a well-organized moveout process together with the Office of Sustainability, City of New Haven, and local partners. Identify and establish partnerships with waste disposal vendors, recycling facilities, and sustainable technology providers, updating and managing contracts as needed, ensuring streamlined collections and consistent, accurate data. Lead the development and implementation of waste reduction and recycling awareness campaigns, ensuring messaging across all campuses is consistent and infrastructure exists to support all efforts. Stay updated on relevant environmental regulations and ensure the organization’s compliance with waste disposal laws.

REPAIR FACILITY MANAGEMENT: Oversee the daily operations of the repair facility, managing repair requests, scheduling maintenance activities, and coordinating repair projects. Collaborate with departments and stakeholders to assess repair needs, prioritize tasks, and allocate resources efficiently. Supervise a team of repair mechanics, ensuring proper training, performance evaluation, and adherence to safety protocols. Manage repair parts, tools, and equipment inventory levels, and establish efficient procurement processes. Develop and implement repair schedules to minimize downtime and ensure timely resolution of maintenance issues. Ensure compliance with safety regulations, environmental standards, and university policies within the repair facility. Coordinate with external vendors, contractors, and technical experts for specialized repairs or maintenance services. Maintain a safe working environment by enforcing safety guidelines and regulations, conducting regular inspections, and addressing concerns promptly.

Essential Duties

SUSTAINABILITY WASTE MANAGEMENT: • Develop and execute comprehensive waste management, composting programs, and recycling strategies in alignment with the University’s sustainability goals. • Support and expand upon existing waste reduction and diversion initiatives, including single-stream recycling, composting, and reuse programs, in close collaboration with the Office of Sustainability. • Evaluate waste streams to identify opportunities for improvement, cost savings, and increased efficiencies. Review environmental impacts of waste management practices and propose recommendations for innovative improvements in close collaboration with the Office of Sustainability. • Monitor waste and recycling data, prepare reports, and present key performance indicators to management in close collaboration with the Office of Sustainability. • Ensure waste and recycling data is consistent, comprehensive, and accurate,and identify opportunities to increase data collection efficiencies. • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to educate and train employees on proper waste sorting and recycling practices. • Collaborate with students, faculty, staff, and various campus departments to raise awareness and engagement in sustainable waste practices. Collaborate with community organizations and local authorities to promote sustainable waste management practices beyond the organization. • Support the annual student moveout donation collection program, which is led by the Office of Sustainability, by coordinating equipment and supplies, overseeing infrastructural logistics, and helping to ensure a well-organized moveout process with the Office of Sustainability, City of New Haven, and local partners. • Identify and establish partnerships with waste disposal vendors, recycling facilities, and sustainable technology providers, updating and managing contracts as needed, ensuring streamlined collections and consistent, accurate data. • Will lead the development and implementation of waste reduction and recycling awareness campaigns, ensuring messaging across all campuses is consistent and infrastructure exists to support all efforts. • Stay updated on relevant environmental regulations and ensure the organization’s compliance with waste disposal laws. REPAIR FACILITY MANAGEMENT: • Oversee the daily operations of the repair facility, managing repair requests, scheduling maintenance activities, and coordinating repair projects. • Collaborate with departments and stakeholders to assess repair needs, prioritize tasks, and allocate resources efficiently. • Supervise a team of repair mechanics, ensuring proper training, performance evaluation, and adherence to safety protocols. • Manage repair parts, tools, and equipment inventory levels and establish efficient procurement processes. • Develop and implement repair schedules to minimize downtime and ensure timely resolution of maintenance issues. • Ensure compliance with safety regulations, environmental standards, and university policies within the repair facility. • Coordinate with external vendors, contractors, and technical experts for specialized repairs or maintenance services. • Maintain a safe working environment by enforcing safety guidelines and regulations, conducting regular inspections, and addressing concerns promptly.

Required Education and Experience

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Bachelor’s degree and five years of related work experience or an equivalent combination of experience and education.

Required Skill/Ability 1:

Proven ability to supervise and coordinate daily grounds maintenance services. Demonstrated ability with waste management and recycling initiatives.

Required Skill/Ability 2:

Well-developed supervisory skills including demonstrated ability with coaching and performance feedback.

Required Skill/Ability 3:

Excellent verbal, written and organizational skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all organizational levels.

Required Skill/Ability 4:

Proven ability to maintain, manage and prepare scheduling, word processing, and spreadsheet documents and reports. Proficiency with software tools such as Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and database computer programs.

Required Skill/Ability 5:

Ability to work irregular hours (as the job mandates), including weekend athletic events, emergency response, and special events such as move-in, move-out, commissioning, start-ups, commencement, reunions, etc.

Drug Screen

No

Health Screening

No

Background Check Requirements

All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements. All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. For additional information on the background check requirements and process visit "Learn about background checks" under the Applicant Support Resources section of Careers on the It's Your Yale website.

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement

The University maintains policies pertaining to COVID-19. All faculty, staff, students, and trainees are required to comply with these policies, which may be found here:
https://covid19.yale.edu/health-guidelines

Additional Background or Health Screening Requirements

Selected incumbent must have successful completion of a DMV check and a valid driver’s license.

Posting Disclaimer

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

EEO Statement:

University policy is committed to affirmative action under law in employment of women, minority group members, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. Additionally, in accordance with Yale’s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment, and as delineated by federal and Connecticut law, Yale does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment against any individual on account of that individual’s sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, disability, status as a special disabled veteran, veteran of the Vietnam era or other covered veteran.

Inquiries concerning Yale’s Policy Against Discrimination and Harassment may be referred to the Office of Institutional Equity and Accessibility (OIEA).

Note

Yale University is a tobacco-free campus

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