Solid Waste Division Manager (Official Job Title: Manager III) (pending vacancy) This position involves the overall planning, execution and management of Solid Waste Operations activities including collection, disposal, processing and recycling of waste resources created in the County.
This position is subject to passing a pre-employment substance screening. An applicant who fails to pass a required drug screening test shall be disqualified from employment in any class for a period of five years.
Will successfully perform advanced level management work covering overall planning and managerial duties in the following sections of the Solid Waste Division: Landfill Operations, Collections, Hazardous Waste, Keep Sarasota County Beautiful, recycling and other related programs.
Non-Essential Functions: Serve on task forces, committees, teams and focus groups to accomplish common enterprise and organizational goals. Coordinates high level activities related to solid waste issues and challenges. Attend public meetings/presentations as required.
Ability to handle complex and difficult assignments in a timely manner. mentor and lead staff in concert with organizational goals and objectives, foster great employee relations, successfully implement changes, and provide for full accountability of staff and program delivery.
Skill in: Strategic thinking and planning, leading initiatives resulting in delivery of quality customer service and programs and utilizing Microsoft Office Applications.
Knowledge in Florida Solid Waste Rules.
Physical Demands: There is occasional work around fumes, airborne particles and/or toxic/caustic chemicals as well as outdoor weather conditions (cold, heat, wet).
Sarasota County Government is committed to wellness and successful applicants must be tobacco free for twelve months preceding date of application.
Drug Free Work Environment EOE/AA/ADA
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in specific field of endeavor and six (6) years of related experience OR A Master's Degree with four (4) or more years of related experience. At least four (4) or more years of supervisory experience required. Advanced professional certification highly desirable. May consider substituting years of experience for the four (4) year degree. Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License.
Preferred Qualifications: Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) certification in solid waste management, collections, or landfill operations; ICS 100-400; IS 700-800.