This is a management level, supervisory, and administrative level position, grade G-28, whereby the incumbent serves as the Landfill Manager responsible for the daily operations of the County's landfill and disposal system.
Work responsibilities include appropriate management of landfill operations and ensuring that proper fill sequences are followed in accordance with established departmental policies and procedures. The incumbent is responsible for planning, organizing, and supervising the work of skilled, semi-skilled, and unskilled employees engaged in landfill site activities (e.g., security, scale house, disposal, site maintenance, new construction, supply, collaborating with the Garage Section, etc.); and the oversight of the Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), Electronic Recycling, Scrap Metal, and Scrap Tire lots. Work is performed with considerable latitude for independent judgment under the general direction of the Disposal Section Manager.
Work is performed both indoor and outdoor; and may involve exposure to varying weather conditions, temperatures, loud noises, dust, fumes, working around machinery, vehicles with moving parts. This position includes physical activities such as repeated lifting, hoisting, pulling, pushing, reaching, walking, standing, climbing, potential entrance into confined spaces, and the use of rapid mental/muscular coordination. The incumbent must be physically able to lift and carry at least fifty (50) pounds and must wear safety equipment, such as hard hats, steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, and gloves. The incumbent may be required to work on-call, including weekends and holidays.
The incumbent in this position is considered an "Essential" employee and may be required to report for work during natural/manmade disasters, and during special operations, as assigned. "Essential" employees are expected to report or remain at work when other County employees are granted Administrative Leave.
What You'll Need:
High School diploma or G.E.D.; plus,
Four (4) years of responsible experience managing, directing, and/or supervising construction and/or landfill operations, to include managing staff, construction projects, landfill equipment (heavy & light duty), basic surveying, waste diversion, and disposal.
An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. EACH APPLICANT MUST INCLUDE INFORMATION THAT CLEARLY DEMONSTRATES THE ABOVE QUALIFICATIONS FOR THIS POSITION.
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
Possession of a Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO) certification.
Two (2) years of experience reading/interpreting blueprints and fill plans, performing administrative tasks such as writing reports/letters/memos, creating Excel spreadsheets, and managing teamwork assignments.
Previous Landfill, Public Works, Construction Management, or Civil Earthwork experience is preferred.
Be able to collaborate with Federal, State, and Local Regulatory Agencies.
Skills in managing human resources and equipment to ensure a safe and efficient operation.
Experience in the use of Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Experience in supervising, training, motivating, counseling, and disciplining personnel, and maintaining effective working relationships.
EXAMINATION: Candidates that pass the first phase of the selection process may be required to participate in a performance test.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Upon selection, the candidate must:
Be able to work weekends, holidays, on-call, and emergency ice and snow operations when required.
Be able to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for long periods of time.
DURATION OF ELIGIBILITY:Candidates will be selected from a temporary register of eligibles, which will become effective approximately four (4) weeks after the closing date. Once a selection has been made, the registration will expire.
ELIGIBILITY TO WORK:Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, an employer is required to hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to show and verify authorization to work in the United States.
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S., only after an offer has been accepted and the Form I-9 is completed. For information on E-Verify, or if you believe the County has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at 888-897-7781 or visit their website at dhs.gov/e-verify.
CLOSING DATE: ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on June 18, 2021.
Internal Number: 21-211-54-DV
About Department of the Environment - Resource Recovery Division
The Department of the Environment (DoE) works for a healthy, beautiful and sustainable County through programs that provide clean water, flood control, recycling and waste management, litter prevention, animal services and pet adoption in partnership with residents and other stakeholders.