Solid Waste Services Supervisor - Boone County

Solid Waste Services Supervisor - Boone County

Job Summary

This is a responsible position within the Public Works Department with a wide variety of duties pertaining to the supervision of solid waste management/recycling and the enforcement of ordinances for Boone County.
The Solid Waste Services Supervisor is responsible for important functions within the Public Works Department, as well as, working with County residents. This person must have knowledge of County policies and ordinances.

Major Essential Duties

The Solid Waste Services Supervisor will:

  • Plan, develop and implement programs and projects for the effective long-term management of solid waste and monitor solid waste reduction activities within the County
  • Manage the work order management program as work requests and work orders are assigned to the Solid Waste Division per Department policies
  • Manage operations of the County recycling program along with the Inmate Crew Leader including oversight of daily operations in the Recycling Center, pick-ups/drop-offs of recycling bins and sales of recyclable items
  • Ensure Division compliance with the Boone County Jail Community Service Program
  • Monitor, inspect, investigate, and enforce all activities related to solid waste management and ensure compliance with all Boone County Ordinances and Kentucky Revised Statutes including compliance with the Northern Kentucky Solid Waste Management Plan
  • Serve as principal County contact with other counties, state, regional and local agencies, and professional organizations relative to solid waste management in Boone County
  • Develop, implement and ensure compliance with the NKY Solid Waste Management Plan and prepare and present information and reports to the KY Energy and Environment Cabinet. Serve as Coordinator for the Northern Kentucky Solid Waste Management Area and report monthly to the NKSWMA Governing Body
  • Prepare information materials for presentations and foster efforts in solid waste with the media, governmental entities, schools, businesses and community groups (public education)
  • Manage the Division budget and complete formal and informal bid processes
  • Secure, administer and report on grant funding necessary for annual budget needs for the Division

Minor Essential Duties

  • Assist with the Department’s snow removal operations
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervise the Solid Waste Services Division including:
  • Assist with hiring, training, development and work assignments
  • Evaluate job performance
  • Provide complaint and problem resolution
  • Enforce policies and procedures
  • Supervision of inmate crews along with the Inmate Crew Leader


  • The Solid Waste Services Supervisor performs duties within the Public Works Department, under the direct supervision of the County Engineer/Director of Public Works


Education and/or Experience

  • Graduate of an Associate Degree Program in Business Administration, Public Administration, Environmental Science or related field (preferred), and supplemented by work experience or training which provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities to perform required duties in office management and the Solid Waste Services Division
  • Experience and knowledge of the functions pertaining to Public Works, and solid waste management (preferred)

Language Skills

  • Ability to make effective presentations to employees, elected officials and the general public
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret policies, procedures, professional publications, and governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and policy and procedure documents
  • Possess and the ability to display strong oral, written and listening skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive issues

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measurement using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals
  • Ability to compute ratio and percent, and to draw and interpret graphs
  • Ability to apply concepts of statistics as needed

Reasoning Skills

  • Solves practical problems while dealing with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Interprets a variety of complex technical and instructional information
  • Makes decisions which serve the county’s best interest and follows the missions and objectives of the Public Works Department

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license
  • Possession of a valid Commonwealth of Kentucky Landfill Manager Program Certification or ability to successfully obtain certification within first year of employment

Other Knowledge and/or Skills

  • Advanced computer skills with ability to access programs such as but not limited to Microsoft Office products. Capability to provide reports and spreadsheets as needed
  • Ability to supervise Solid Waste Services Division personnel
  • Ability to work with other departments, county and other agency personnel and the general public
  • Ability to manage and ensure balancing of Divisional budget
  • Ability to make presentations in public meetings and settings
  • Ability to work under limited supervision

Physical Demands

While performing job duties, the employee could reasonably be expected to:

  • Regularly (over 2/3 of regular working day)
    • Sit
    • Talk or hear
    • Use hands to type, handle paper
  • Occasionally (under 1/3 of regular working day)
    • Stand or Walk
    • Reach with hands and arms
    • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Vision requirements include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

Work Environment

  • The work environments described in the preceding paragraphs represent those encountered while performing the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • The noise level is usually moderate to high
  • Temperature level will vary from extreme cold to extreme heat.
  • Moisture level will vary from extreme dry to rain, snow, and icy conditions.


  • Must adhere to the applicable provisions of the Public Works Department Rules and Procedures, the Boone County Personnel Policies and Procedures, the Boone County Administrative Code, the Kentucky Revised Statutes, and any other procedures, rules, regulations, and policies set forth by appropriate authorities
  • Must be neat in appearance
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must maintain confidentiality when required

Recreation / Events Coordinator - Fort Mitchell

Applications are being accepted by the City of Fort Mitchell, KY for the part time position of Recreation/Events Coordinator. Job description, application procedures, and requirements available at

Applications are encouraged by December 8, 2017 at 4:30 PM. Applicants requiring assistance under ADA contact 859-331-1212


NKY Democrats donate $2,100 plus for Commonwealth of Kentucky Bowl food drive


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On the final day of donations for the Commonwealth of Kentucky statewide food drive, Northern Kentucky Democrats delivered checks totaling $2,100 and several pounds of non-perishable foods.

Dare Miller, a Campbell County Democrat, attended Kentucky Secretary of State Allison Lundergan Grimes’ press conference at NKADD on Sept. 20, when Lundergan Grimes announced the Commonwealth Bowl competition among the state’s 15 Area Development Districts.

Miller agreed that too many Kentucky families go hungry.

“One in four children is hungry. That is just not acceptable,” said Miller. “I went back to my group, the Campbell County Democratic Women’s Club, and told them about the Commonwealth Bowl, and they responded, so we reached out to other Democrat groups, but hunger crosses any kind of political lines.” Donations were received from Democratic Women’s groups from Boone, Campbell and Kenton counties and several individuals.

“We are so thankful for this donation. It will help so many people,” said Lisa Cooper, NKADD Executive Director.

For the Commonwealth of Kentucky Bowl, the state’s 15 Area Development Districts are engaging in friendly competition for the most donations. All donations are going through the Kentucky Association of Food Banks and its partners for distribution within each Area Development District.

Other donations have been made online, at county courthouses and other drop-off sites, and at the NKADD office in Florence.

In the attached photo, from left to right, are Louise Steidel, Ginger Paul, Sharon Statzell, Lucy Sterling and Dare Miller, with their donation.

Recording Clerk - Contract Position - Boone County Planning Commission

Boone County Planning Commission

Recording Clerk – Contract Position
The Boone County Planning Commission is currently accepting resumes for the position of a part-time Recording Secretary. This is a contracted position. The primary duties of this position are to transcribe from audio and video devices, edit and distribute minutes from several different Board Meetings (on an average of 3 per month and attendance is optional at these meetings). Applicants should have a minimum of 4 years of secretarial/recording clerk experience or equivalent training/education which provides the desired knowledge, skills and abilities needed for the position. Compensation will be approximately $15.00 - $18.00/hour and be based upon qualifications and experience. Interested applicants shall submit a letter of interest and resume to:

Boone County Planning Commission
Attention: Treva Beagle
P.O. Box 958
2950 Washington St., Rm 317
Burlington, KY 41005
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NKADD Introduces New Board Officers at Annual Meeting Sept. 28

The Northern Kentucky Area Development District introduced new incoming board members at its Annual Meeting Thursday, Sept. 28, at Elk Creek Vineyards.

The incoming officers include:

  • Chair – Lewis Diaz, Boone County Citizen Member and Partner, Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP
  • Vice-Chair – Mayor Rick Skinner, City of Williamstown
  • 2nd Vice Chair – Judge/Executive Kris Knochelmann of Kenton County
  • Treasurer – Judge/Executive Casey Ellis of Owen County
  • Board Member at Large – Matt Elberfeld, County Administrator, Campbell County Fiscal Court

The Outgoing Board Chair Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson is a former Carroll County Judge Executive.

Board officers are eligible to serve two one-year terms.

The Northern Kentucky Area Development District Board of Directors meets monthly on the fourth Thursday at NKADD, 22 Spiral Drive, Florence KY 41042. Meetings start at noon. The public is welcome to attend.

For more information, please contact Amy Scalf at 859-283-8174 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Contact Information

Northern Kentucky Area Development District

22 Spiral Drive
Florence, KY 41042
P: 859.283.1885
F: 859.283.8178
TDD: 711
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