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FIRST-LINE SUPERVISORS OF HELPERS, LABORERS, AND MATERIAL MOVERS, HAND
 
Occupation Description:
 
  Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of helpers, laborers, or material movers.
 
  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
   Recycling Coordinators (ONET code: 53-1021.01)
 
 
  Occupation Description:
 
  Supervise curbside and drop-off recycling programs for municipal governments or private firms.
 
 
  Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Oversee recycling pick-up or drop-off programs to ensure compliance with community ordinances.
  • Supervise recycling technicians, community service workers, or other recycling operations employees or volunteers.
  • Assign truck drivers or recycling technicians to routes.
  • Coordinate recycling collection schedules to optimize service and efficiency.
  • Coordinate shipments of recycling materials with shipping brokers or processing companies.
  • Create or manage recycling operations budgets.
  • Design community solid and hazardous waste management programs.
 
 
  Skills:
 
 
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively..
  • Management of Personnel Resources - Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job..
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others..
  • Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems..
  • Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions..
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times..
  • Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action..
 
 
  Knowledge:
 
 
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction..
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources..
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology..
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects..
  • Production and Processing - Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods..
  • Mathematics - Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications..
  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar..
 
Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Maintain a safe working environment by monitoring safety procedures and equipment.
  • Plan work schedules and assign duties to maintain adequate staff for effective performance of activities and response to fluctuating workloads.
  • Collaborate with workers and managers to solve work-related problems.
  • Review work throughout the work process and at completion to ensure that it has been performed properly.
  • Transmit and explain work orders to laborers.
  • Check specifications of materials loaded or unloaded against information contained in work orders.
  • Inform designated employees or departments of items loaded or problems encountered.
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Work experience (in a related occupation)
 
Wage Information:
 
  Sorry, wage information is not available for this occupation.
 
Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2016 2026
State of Connecticut 2,050 2,230 0.8% 234
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow faster than average, and the number of annual openings will offer very good job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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