[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Hackensack 1-22-2002 by Ord. No. 1-2002. Amendments noted where applicable.]
There shall be established a Department of Public Works.
The functions and duties of the Department of Public Works shall include but not be limited to the maintenance of streets, drainage, public buildings and places, water and waste water, solid waste, motor vehicles, or similar items related to the physical plant and infrastructure of the City.
Subject to the authority of the City Manager, the Department shall be headed by a Superintendent who shall be appointed by the City Manager. Said Superintendent shall have, or shall receive, certification as a Certified Public Works Manager pursuant to N.J.S.A. 40A:9-154.4 et seq.
There is hereby established the position of Assistant Superintendent, who shall be appointed by the City Manager. It shall be the duty of the Assistant Superintendent to:
Perform such tasks and assume such responsibilities as may be assigned to him or her from time to time by the Superintendent.
Act in the place and stead of the Superintendent during the Superintendent's absence.
Have charge of and supervise the work of employees engaged in refuse collection and disposal, street sweeping, and all related and supplementary activities in the Division of Sanitation and Recycling.
In addition to the direct supervisory responsibilities of the Assistant Superintendent over the Sanitation and Recycling Division, said Division shall also contain the position of Recycling Coordinator, which is hereby created. The Recycling Coordinator shall be appointed by the City Manager.
The Parks and Playgrounds Division, the Public Buildings and Maintenance Service Division, the Streets and Sewers Division, the Tree Division, and the Vehicular Fleet Division shall each contain the position of Supervisor, which is hereby created. Said supervisors shall be appointed by the City Manager.
All other City employees assigned to the Department of Public Works shall be appointed by the City Manager.