Solid Waste Compliance Agent – PT 19 (Solid Waste) (2024)


The Broward County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified candidates for Solid Waste Compliance Agent PT-19 (no benefits), Solid Waste and Recycling Services.

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Position Overview

The position performs a variety of technical field inspections and office related work that supports the Government Recycling program. Tasks will include conducting recycling audits at over 100 government facilities, County parks, monitoring recycling and solid waste collection routes, analyzing recycling and solid waste data, and tracking final disposition of materials. The position will also update recycling databases based on field observations, prepare reports on findings and trends, monitor scheduled recycling collection, solicit price quotes for supply ordering, and inventory promotional items and supplies. Responsibilities may include assisting with educational outreach during table events, presentations, and customer service. Work is reviewed by a supervisor through observation, submitted reports, and regular meetings. Independent judgment, taking initiative and discretion are required in determining applicable best practices for the agency, County, and the public. Additionally, employee shall exercise tact and diplomacy when in contact with the public, staff, and when presenting agency information. Must be willing to work evening, weekends, and irregular schedules.

Key Responsibilities
Conducts recycling audits at government facilities and parks and responds to requests from government staff regarding recycling services.

Assists in preparation of program materials and attends public outreach events.

General Description
Monitors the solid waste within unincorporated areas of Broward County.
Works under close to general supervision according to set procedures, but determines how or when to complete tasks.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Requires two (2) years of experience in the solid waste field or investigation, surveillance, monitoring, code compliance or closely related experience.

Special Certifications and Licenses

Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Class E Driver’s License for duration of appointment.


  • An Associate Degree or higher from an accredited college or university.
  • At least two years of experience in solid waste and recycling operations or programs.
  • At least one year of experience providing educational outreach and presentations relative to the position.
  • At least six months of experience working with GIS or similar mapping software.


The functions listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional functions related to the type of work of the job as necessary.

Conducts solid waste route audits; reports unauthorized solid waste haulers; conducts commercial solid waste surveys; analyzes solid waste tonnage reports; tracks and identifies non-commodity recyclables.

Finds new recycling facilities and transfer stations as well as monitors them; discovers new garbage and recycling haulers found in Broward County.

Documents and records information on various companies; monitors residential garbage, recycling and bulky waste collection; monitors the collection in the unincorporated area in the event of a hurricane; solicits price quote for community cleanup and hurricane cleanup supplies, ordering and inventory supplies, ordering staff uniform.

Responds to residential and commercial complaints and occasional commissioners requests; prepares for community cleanups in the unincorporated areas.

Issues courtesy notice of violation to residents, and assigns daily tasks to part time employees.

Coordinates all the sign maintenance activity for the Adopt-A-Street program; coordinates the maintenance of Keep Broward Beautiful (KBB) internal and external storage and supplies for events.

Assists program supervisor.

Performs related work as assigned.


Physical Demands

Physical demands refer to the requirements for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement.

Performs sedentary work that involves walking or standing some of the time and involves exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular and recurring basis or sustained keyboard operations.

Unavoidable Hazards (Work Environment)

Unavoidable hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken.

Involves routine and frequent exposure to traffic; moving machinery.


County Core Competencies

All Broward County employees strive to demonstrate the County’s four core behavioral competencies.

  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.
  • Customer focus: Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Instills trust: Gaining the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity, and authenticity.
  • Values differences: Recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to an organization.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Compliance

Broward County is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to inclusion. Broward County is committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. We support the hiring of people with disabilities; therefore, if you require assistance due to a disability, please contact the Professional Standards Section in advance at 954-357-6500 or email to make an accommodation request.

Emergency Management Responsibilities

Note: During emergency conditions, all County employees are automatically considered emergency service workers. County employees are subject to being called to work in the event of a disaster, such as a hurricane, or other emergency situation and are expected to perform emergency service duties, as assigned.

County-wide Employee Responsibilities

All Broward County employees must serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County’s Employee Code of Ethics, gift, and conflict of interest policies.

All Broward County employees must establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

Solid Waste Compliance Agent – PT 19 (Solid Waste) (2024)


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