The City of Modesto is currently seeking a candidate to join our Composting Operations Team as a Compost Facility Operations Supervisor. The Compost Facility Supervisor is responsible to plan, organize, direct, and supervise the work of crews engaged in compost site operations, maintenance, repair, and/or construction work; and to perform a variety of technical tasks related to assigned area of responsibility.
We are seeking a candidate with experience managing all aspects of composting operations including daily processing of material, supervision of employees, maintaining safety standards, compliance with government regulations, and the sales/marketing of end products.
The following information is provided for you to use as a reference and as a planning tool. Human Resources is unable to schedule make-up examinations. Applicants considered to be the most qualified will be invited to continue in the testing process.
Oral Board Interview
October 12, 2023
The Human Resources Department reserves the right to revise the testing process to best meet the needs of the City. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.
Apply online at www.modestogov.com. A City application is required, including Supplemental Questionnaire. The deadline to apply is September 28, 2023 at 5pm. The city of Modesto is an Equal Opportunity employer.
Experience and Training Guidelines:
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Three years of increasingly responsible experience in solid waste, recycling, or composting program operations, or related construction, repair, and maintenance work, including one year of supervisory responsibility. Experience in compost facility operations is desirable.
Equivalent to an Associate’s Degree with major coursework in an agricultural field of study, crop or soil science, environmental science, or related field.
License or Certificate:
Possession of a valid Class A or Class B Commercial California driver’s license with specific endorsements, as assigned, is required within sixty (60) days of appointment.
Completion of United States Composting Council (USCC) Compost Operations Training Course completed within probationary period.
Possession of Overton’s Safety Training Certification for Front End Loader completed within probationary period.
Completion of Solid Waste Association of North America’s (SWANA) training, Managing Composting Programs completed within probationary period.
Possession of USCC’s Compost Operations Manager Certification is required within thirty six (36) months of appointment.
*Failure to obtain any of the required licenses/certificates within the prescribed time may result in release from probation or termination.
The City of Modesto is a full-service City. The City is governed by a Council-Manager form of government. The Modesto City Council consists of seven members, six of whom are elected by district, and the Mayor, who is elected at-large; all are elected for four-year overlapping terms. The City Council appoints the City Manager, who serves as the Chief Executive Officer overseeing all departments. The City Manager delegates hiring responsibilities and supplemental duties to City Department Directors:
• Community and Economic Development
• Human Resources
• Information Technology
• Parks, Recreation, and Neighborhoods
• Public Works