Tuesday , October 3 2023

Bakersfield City Jobs – Solid Waste Director

Website The City of Bakersfield

Job Description:

Under administrative direction is responsible for planning and directing the general operation of municipal solid waste collection, including treatment, disposal, diversion, and recycling programs; plans, organizes, integrates, directs and coordinates activities of the Solid Waste Division; provides assistance to the Department Head with work of great complexity and sensitivity; makes public presentations and responds to public inquiries; acts as the division head and is assigned responsibility for specific functional areas; provides policy guidance and maintains cooperative relationships with community groups, intergovernmental agencies and City staff. Under direction, acts for Department Head in their absence.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The following typical tasks and responsibilities are representative of all positions in the class.
  • They are descriptive, not limiting. Directs activities of the Solid Waste Division which includes solid waste collection, treatment, disposal, diversion and recycling programs; represents the City in contacts with federal, state, county and local agencies involved with solid waste, environmental matters, landfill issues, recycling, safety and other matters of concern;
  • Oversees waste diversion program, including contract solid waste haulers and City crews;
  • Oversees conversion of solid waste collection to an automated program; works with County and State on solid waste diversion issues; recommends policy and procedures to address legislated requirements and mandates; administers policy as established by the City Council;
  • Confers with and advises division superintendent on problems related to the collection and disposal of solid waste;
  • Sevelops and administers the Division’s annual budget; interacts extensively with the public; prepares special reports.
  • May serve as Department Head from time-to-time on a relief basis.

Job Requirements:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Business or Public Administration, Engineering or related field; AND
  • Five years progressively responsible experience in the management of solid waste operations or related managerial experience;
  • Additional post-graduate education in the above-mentioned areas may be substituted for the experience on a year for year basis to a maximum of two years.
  • A valid California Class “C” driver’s license

Job Details:

Company: The City of Bakersfield

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: Los Angeles, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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