Volatiles Supervisor

  • Location: West Columbia, SC
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #36791

SUMMARY: Responsible for providing or overseeing the analysis, administration and oversight of lab, services, field or testing policies, programs, and practices; provides direct supervision, feedback and direction, and guidance to employees and management, using professional and technical knowledge of environmental, biological, chemical, and related areas.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: This class specification lists the major duties and requirements of the job and is not all-inclusive. Incumbent(s) may be expected to perform job-related duties other than those contained in this document and may be required to have specific job-related knowledge and skills.

1. Supervises staff in a single department or function including hiring, training, evaluating performance, providing compensation recommendations, and performance management.

2. Oversees and supervises direct areas of the operation, such as testing, scheduling, inventories, services, communication, and general coordination of the department or function supervised with other departments or functional areas.

3. Provides research, feedback, and decisions to resolve management and employee questions and requirements; assists with receiving customer feedback and coordinating resources and responses as required.

4. Ensures the accuracy of tests and operational databases, reports, and related details through audits, queries, and operational reviews; works with teams to resolve discrepancies.

5. Oversees, reviews, completes, and processes extensive degrees of tests, forms, documents, databases, and related materials and information.

6. Provides analysis, interpretation and counsel to staff, management, and functional leaders regarding lab, services, field or testing policies, programs, and practices; involves direct operations and leading implementation and change.

7. Analyzes and reviews operations, results, feedback and related lab, services, field or testing information on an ongoing to as needed basis to determine trends, draw conclusions, interpret findings, and presents results, proposals and recommendations to management.

8. Assists with developing or participating in department or cross-functional project or program objectives, which includes proposed budgets, timelines, materials, personnel, and other project requirements, receives direction, and presents information to management.

9. Interprets and applies department policies and procedures and assists with applicable laws, rules, and regulations; receives guidance within these areas as needed.

11. Contributes to the efficiency and effectiveness of the department's service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team. 12. Promotes and supports the overall mission of Pace by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with customers and staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Education and Experience: Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, or a closely related field; AND three (3) years of lab, services, field, or testing experience in complex programs or operations; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. Required Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations: Continued employment is contingent upon all required licenses and certificates being maintained in active status without suspension or revocation. • None. Required Knowledge and Skills Required Knowledge: • Supervisory principles and practices. • Principles, practices and techniques in the lab, services, field or testing area. • Comprehensive understanding of the administration and oversight of lab, services, field or testing programs, policies, and procedures. • Methods to resolve lab, services, field or testing problems, questions, and concerns. • Applicable lab, services, field or testing laws, codes, and regulations. • Computer applications and systems related to the work. • Principles and practices of serving as an effective project team member. • Methods to communicate with staff, coworkers, and customers to ensure safe, effective, and appropriate operations. • Correct business English, including spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Required Skills: • Supervising and evaluating employees and providing related recommendations. • Training others in policies and procedures related to the work. • Performing complex to specialized professional-level lab, services, field or testing duties in a variety of assigned areas. • Overseeing and administering comprehensive lab, services, field or testing functions. • Serving as a team member and the development and management of projects. • Operating in a both a team and individual contributor environment. • Interpreting, applying, and explaining applicable laws, codes, and regulations. JOB DESCRIPTION Supervisor 1 Page 3 of 3 Required Skills (continued): • Preparing complex to specialized functional reports, correspondence, and other written materials. • Using initiative and independent judgment within established department guidelines. • Using tact, discretion, and prudence in working with those contacted in the course of the work. • Performing effective oral presentations to large and small groups across functional peers and the department. • Contributing effectively to the accomplishment of team or work unit goals, objectives, and activities. • Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with a variety of individuals contacted in the course of the work.

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