The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County's air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities. DEP is seeking a Manager III to lead the Northern Operations and Strategic Planning Section. The Manager III is responsible for the overall management of the following operations and functions: Project Manager for the Agreements with the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority (“Authority”) and Intergovernmental Agreement with the Maryland Environmental Service (MES), monitoring of operations at the County’s Resource Recovery Facility (RRF; the County’s waste-to-energy facility) and Composting Facility(ies), technical studies (to include environmental impact monitoring of solid waste operations related to these facilities) and solid waste system-wide planning studies (to include the 10-Year Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan). The successful candidate will have the ability to work on tight deadlines with conflicting schedules, coordinate and collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders to carefully analyze a wide range of data and to make formal recommendations about issues which may have significant political, legal, and fiscal implications. Primary functions of this position include but are not limited to:
This position requires possession of a valid driver's license and the ability to drive a County vehicle to attend meetings, at various Solid Waste facilities and work locations outside the office to include the Transfer Station in Derwood, MD, the Resource Recovery Facility and Compost Facility in Dickerson, MD. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible professional management experience in solid waste services management. Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Driver’s License: Possession and maintenance at all times of a valid Class "C" (or equivalent) driver’s license from the applicant's state of residence.