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Solid Waste Superintendent - Department of Public Works

Company: City of Baltimore, MD
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Class Description

A Solid Waste Superintendent plans, coordinates and oversees solid waste and recycling collection and maintenance operations of one of two assigned City-wide districts or the cleaning, boarding and securing of real estate property.Work of this class involves directing the activities of solid waste collection, maintenance, laboring, equipment operation and office support work units.

Incumbents receive moderate supervision from a technical superior. Employees in this class work a conventional workweek including rotating shifts, evening hours and callback for emergencies as required. Work is performed in the office and at work sites in the field where there may be exposure to inclement weather, poor driving conditions, animal and insect bites and hazardous waste. Work requires minimal physical exertion.

Selection Process

All candidates indicating the minimum qualifications on their applications will be placed on the eligible list without further examination. The license, training and experience of each candidate will be evaluated for appropriateness and quantity.It is essential, therefore, that you give complete and accurate information on your application. Vagueness or omission may prevent you from being considered for the position. Qualified candidates will not be listed in rank order.

Minimum Qualifications

On or before the date of filing the application, each candidate must:

EDUCATION: Have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.


EXPERIENCE:Havefive years of experience in solid waste collection, grounds or highway maintenance and repair work or in marine operations or marine maintenance work or property management, building inspection or building maintenance and repair work,including two years of such supervisory responsibilities as disciplining, evaluating the performance of, and recommending the hiring, firing and promoting of others.


NOTES (EQUIVALENCIES):Have an equivalent combination of education and experience.Non-supervisory experience or education may not be substituted for the required supervisory experience.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS, AND CERTIFICATIONS:Have a valid Maryland Class C Noncommercial driver's license or an equivalent out-of-state driver's license and eligible to obtain a Baltimore City Driver's permit.

Supplemental Information


Applicants must provide sufficient information on their application to show that they meet the qualifications for this recruitment. Successful applicants will be placed on the employment certified eligible list for at least six months.

The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience as presented on your application and as they relate to the requirements of the position. You may be required to complete supplemental questions to further examine specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities of the position. Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.

NOTES: Incumbents must be eligible to obtain a Certificate of Appointment as a Special Enforcement Officer by the Police Commissioner of the City of Baltimore prior to hire. Revocation of the Certificate of Appointment by the Police Commissioner is grounds for dismissal. Certificate of Appointment as a Special Enforcement Officer requires the applicant to:

  • Be 21 years of age: and
  • Satisfactorily pass a fingerprint and background investigation conducted by the Baltimore City Police Department.

Those eligible candidates who are under final consideration for appointment to positions in this class will be required to authorize the release of criminal conviction information.

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