Solid Waste & Recycling


Job Posting: Director, Solid Waste Collection & Recycling

Department of Public Works and Environmental Services...

Department of Public Works and Environmental Services
Job #03-2455

$67,953 – $113,255 (Grade S34)

Description: Under the general direction of the Director of Public Works and Environmental Services, manages the Solid Waste Collection and Recycling Division which provides refuse collection service in designated areas of the County to approximately 42,000 customers and vacuum leaf collection service to approximately 20,000 customers within designated areas of the county. Manages the countywide/state mandated recycling program. Participates in the administration, management, and strategic planning of the Solid Waste Line of Business. Responsible for financial planning and in the development and execution of a budget in excess of $16 million. Provides leadership to a culturally diverse workforce in excess of 100 employees. Keeps abreast of technological developments in the solid waste field and serves as a catalyst for modernizing operations. Identifies and modifies operations and management practices based on community needs, market demands, and environmental considerations. Works with citizen groups, industry representatives, environmental groups, and regional jurisdictions to foster collaboration and coordination in order to implement the County’s Solid Waste, Recycling, and Waste Reduction initiatives. Influences and promotes regulatory and enforcement activities and recommends proposed legislation and regulations to the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors. Seeks opportunities to promote, through action, the Department’s mission, vision, leadership philosophy and values.

Minimum Qualifications: Education and experience equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in engineering, public administration, business administration, or related field and five years of progressively responsible senior management experience, two of which involved solid waste management.

Preferred Qualifications: Seven years of experience in Solid Waste Management. Experience in managing a culturally diverse workforce in excess of 100 employees. Experience managing and operating a budget in excess of 10 million dollars. Experience in municipal government including elected officials, community-based organizations, and citizen groups.

To Apply: Send resume and resume attachment form to:

Fairfax County Application Center
12000 Government Center Pkwy., #170
Fairfax, VA 22035


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Closing Date: 1/16/2004
Date Posted: 12/6/2003

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