Provides leadership, management, and supervision to all aspects of the Solid Waste Department including Collections, Engineering, Landfill, and Administrative Services. Responsible for all activities related to the management and oversight of the Solid Waste Department.
Minimum Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Public or Business Administration, Civil or Environmental Engineering, or related field and ten years of progressively responsible related experience OR Master’s Degree with eight (8) or more years of progressively responsible related experience. Six (6) or more years of supervisory/management experience. Previous work as a high-level manager is preferred.
Preferred Qualifications: Advanced professional certification highly desirable. Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) certification in solid waste management, collections, or landfill operations; ICS 100-400; IS 700-800.
Job Competencies: Knowledge of Solid Waste operation’s, planning and programming; knowledge of local, state and federal laws and regulations; excellent client/customer relations, ability to communicate and negotiate in a savvy and professional manner; ability to manage projects and people; sensitive interpersonal skills; ability to supervise/guide/develop others; ability to develop and manage financial budget/s and business plans; excellent presentation skills; ability to advise and mentor others; creative and strategic thinking ability; ability to oversee and coordinate multiple divisions; excellent judgment and discretion; ability to handle and deal with group dynamics.