November 16, 2012 Req. #009-13 Pos.
Director of Solid Waste
Resource Stewardship/Solid Waste
Salary Range: $53,813.00-$108,921.00 Annually*
The purpose of this position is to plan,
organize and direct implementation of an integrated solid waste management
system dedicated to excellent public service and responsible fiscal and
environmental stewardship. At Leon
County, we strive to do more, and to do
better, with less. This is the basis of our People Focused; Performance Driven
County government offers important and
meaningful personal and career opportunities. Because we maintain a very lean
staff, there are few opportunities for employment and high competition for job
openings. However, those we hire are entrusted with significant
responsibilities and opportunity for growth. Because of this, we can hire only
the very best. That means candidates who
not only meet the qualifications of the job listed herein, but are driven by
making a difference on the issues that matter most to our unique quality of life
and committed to demonstrating results, exceeding expectations in areas of
customer service and exercising responsible stewardship of our communityís
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Directs and assigns tasks for Division Program managers; monitors and ensures
compliance with County Policies and Department and Division Directives; coaches,
counsels, and provides technical assistance to management and administrative
staff; evaluates performance; works with program managers to develop short-term
goals and long-term strategic plans; monitors work product for quality and
compliance with deadlines; directs the activities of the various Programs within
the Solid Waste Management Division; evaluates policies, procedures and
directives for each Program for effectiveness and efficiency, making appropriate
adjustments as needed; ensures compliance with DEP operating permit terms and
conditions; ensures conformance to the Solid Waste Element of the Comprehensive
Land Use Plan; ensures compliance with the Solid Waste Ordinance proposes
changes to the Ordinance to address current circumstances or changes in law;
ensures cooperation and coordination between Program activities within the
Division; ensures each Program has the necessary resources to meet Program goals
and objectives; coordinates the preparation and submission of the Divisionís
annual budget; in conjunction with program managers, operators, Purchasing and
Fleet Divisions, prepare equipment bid specifications; prepares requests for
proposals for consultants, manages consultant contracts, approves payment of
contracts and invoices; provides contract management; assists with contract
negotiations; coordinates with the Public Information Office to respond to press
and media inquiries; represents the Division at BOCC meetings and workshops;
serves as staff liaison to solid waste related advisory boards and committees.
Graduation from an accredited
four-year college or university with a Bachelorís degree in Civil Engineering,
Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, or a related field and five years of
related experience, with a minimum of two years in a supervisory capacity.
Must possess a valid Driverís License and a favorable driving record at time of
hire. Manager of Landfill
Operations Certification is preferred. Manager of Transfer Station Operations
Certification is preferred.
Open Until Filled
*Initial placement may be negotiated above the minimum salary based on verified
related education, experience, and training above the minimum requirements.
Reasonable accommodations and assistance are
available to disabled applicants under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION,
contact the Leon County Human Resources Division at (850) 606-2400. Applicants
are encouraged to visit our Leon County Home Page at
Leon County is a member of the Florida
Retirement System. Applicants may
send inquiries to our E-mail address:
firstname.lastname@example.org. A completed Leon County
Government application is required and should be submitted ASAP.
APPLY online, in person or by mail to:
Leon County Human Resources Division, 315 S.
Calhoun Street, Suite #502, Tallahassee, FL 32301
Preference is given to certain veterans and
spouses of veterans as provided by Chapter 295, Laws of Florida.
FREE WORKPLACE AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
PEOPLE FOCUSED. PERFORMANCE DRIVEN.