SOLID WASTE DIVISION MANAGER
Douglas County, Oregon
Salary: $68,889 - $98,467
For a complete position profile, please visit the Prothman Company at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Open Recruitments."
Located in scenic southwestern Oregon, Douglas County is known for its stunningly beautiful landscapes and some of the most amazing outdoor recreation opportunities, include rafting and fishing on the world-famous Umpqua River, biking next to vineyards, cross-country skiing, and exploring the beaches of the Pacific Ocean. Douglas County's 110,000 residents enjoy a quiet, rural lifestyle, while only being a short distance from airports, shopping and cultural activities in Eugene and Portland. Roseburg, the county seat, is the hub of many popular local events, including the Douglas County Fair, a community theater, American Legion baseball, and a free summer music concert series.
The Douglas County Public Works Department is responsible for over 1,300 miles of county-maintained roadway, 306 county-maintained highway bridges, Galesville and Berry Creek Dams, the county landfill, and 11 waste transfer stations. The department divisions include Administration, Solid Waste, Engineering, Natural Resources, and Operations & Maintenance. The Solid Waste Division is responsible for operating and maintaining the landfill and solid waste transfer stations. Specific responsibilities include solid waste operations, recycling and waste reduction. The Solid Waste Division operates on a budget of $6.5 million and has 31.25 FTEs.
Working under the direction of the Public Works Director, the Solid Waste Division Manager is responsible for the planning, management and coordination of the Solid Waste Program, and provides expert and technical waste management advice to the Public Works Director and Board of Commissioners. The Division Manager assesses program needs, develops, directs, coordinates and evaluates plans and programs, establishes and interprets policy and procedure, develops and monitors the division budget, and supervises support staff. This position is responsible for supervising employees who are represented in a labor union.
Eight years of progressively responsible work experience in waste management on a large scale, including three years of direct management experience, is required. Coursework or experience in civil engineering and construction technology, and MOLO certification are preferred.
Douglas County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. First review: May 26, 2019 (open until filled). To apply online, visit Prothman at https://www.prothman.com/ and click on "Submit Your Application" and follow the directions provided. Application materials will only be accepted electronically via the website. For questions, please call 206-368-0050.