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Landfill Operations Manager
Kettleman City, CA

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$90,000 - $115,000 / yr

Managing the day-to-day operations of landfill and hazardous waste landfill. The ideal candidate will have experience in the following fields:
Ensures the highest standards of environmental safety and operational excellence by effectively managing the day-to-day operations of the landfill.
  • Ensures smooth operation of landfill: ongoing construction, permitting, leachate/gas management.
  • Minimizes operational costs while maximizing productivity and maintaining safety and environmental compliance.
  • Continually works to reduce turnaround time for trucks in and out of site.
  • Accurately tracks waste volume and weight.
  • Acts as a liaison, where necessary, for community relationships.
  • Actively monitors ongoing permitting issues.
  • Meets all financial review dates and corporate directed programs in a timely fashion.
  • Oversees personnel needs of the department including selecting, coaching, and training employees and evaluating employee performance. Provides input into termination, compensation, and promotion decisions.
  • Assists in the budget process as required.
  • Ensures the cleanliness and maintenance of the physical property of the landfill through inspections and preventive maintenance programs with supervisors/employees.
  • Conducts and/or attends and contributes to periodic safety meetings to maintain favorable working relationships among employees and promote maximum morale, productivity, and efficiency.
  • Provides training and presentations as needed in a positive and professional manner.
  • Updates and submits required reports in a timely manner.
  • Direct supervision of 10 full-time employees
Education and Experience
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree (accredited), or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience: 7 years of relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement).
  • Landfill Operations
  • Hazardous waste treatment and disposal
  • Waste Facility Engineering and Operations
  • Solid Waste Processing
The ideal candidate will have experience in Landfill Operations and/or hazardous waste treatment and disposal.

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