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Organization:  City of Lawrence, KS
Job Category:  Solid Waste
Job Type:  Full Time
Country:  USA
State/Province:  Kansas (KS)
City:  Lawrence
Salary and Benefits:  $55,478 to $82,972 Annually DOQ
08/21/2013

SOLID WASTE DIVISION MANAGER
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT/SOLID WASTE DIVISION
STARTING SALARY: $55,478 TO 82,972 ANNUALLY DOQ
(STARTING SALARY TYPICALLY AT ENTRY LEVEL OF PAY RANGE)


RESPONSIBILITIES: The City of Lawrence is seeking to fill the position of Solid Waste Division Manager. This position works in a team-oriented environment and is responsible for management duties for all solid waste division services and activities, including both commercial and residential solid waste and recycling planning, collection and disposal, and maintenance operations. The division will implement city-wide curbside recycling operations in October 2014. Key responsibilities of this position include program planning, monitoring effectiveness and efficiencies of services and identifying areas of improvement, supervising and reviewing the work of staff, developing and monitoring division budget activities, and oversight of data systems, customer service, billing input and collection routes. This position is also responsible for responding to and resolving citizen inquiries and complaints in a timely fashion. Other key duties include participating on various boards and commissions, and preparing and presenting reports.


QUALIFICATIONS: Equivalent to a Bachelors degree in environmental sciences, solid waste management, public or business administration or a closely related field is required. This position also requires at least six years of increasingly responsible experi¬ence in solid waste collections to include at least two years of administrative or supervisory responsi¬bility. Experience implementing community-wide programs would be beneficial. Must possess or have the ability to obtain an appropriate valid driver's license. The successful candidate must pass the background check, and post-offer City physical and drug screen.

 

BENEFITS:
Health, Dental and Life Insurance: Various dependent coverage levels available.
Vacation: 12 days per year (Plus 2 days Personal Leave)
Holidays: 9 days per year
Retirement: Kansas Public Employees Retirement System

 

MUST SUBMIT ONLINE APPLICATION BY:
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
WWW.LAWRENCEKS.ORG/JOBS





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