Under the guidance of the Board of Directors the Executive Director plans, develops, establishes, and implements the policies and objectives of the Southeastern Public Service Authority (SPSA). SPSA is a regional solid waste disposal organization located in the Hampton Roads area of Virginia serving the cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Virginia Beach and the counties of Isle of Wight and Southampton.
The Executive Director develops short and long term strategic management plans for the agency; manages the administration of agency programs; prepares and administers operating and capital budgets; and establishes and coordinates the formulation of financial programs to provide funding for new and continuing operations and short and long range capital programs. The Executive Director is responsible for conferring with federal, state and local government officials concerning agency operations and programs and developing policies and procedures to maximize operational efficiency and effectiveness.
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The candidate will possess extensive knowledge of solid waste disposal/management, engineering or environmental management in a local government organization. Considerable experience in finance and budgeting, managing a business enterprise, or administering public works programs or environmental management programs is desirable.
The candidate will have an indisputable reputation as an effective leader and problem identifier/solver. Candidate will be a visionary, decisive, trustworthy, ethical and a team builder/player. The ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with Board members, federal, state and local government officials, business and community leaders, staff and citizens is essential.