We are looking for a candidate who will be responsible for overall management of the solid waste program including the facilities, personnel and programs throughout the Municipality.
This position is responsible for ensuring employees are trained in solid waste system and techniques and related environmental regulations, proper landfill operations methodology as well as equipment operation, maintenance and repair. The incumbent will be responsible to plan, organize, coordinate, supervise and evaluate programs, plans, services, staffing, equipment and infrastructure of the solid waste department.
The preferred candidate will have a Grade 12 diploma, as well courses in Management or Business Administration; with at least five (5) years’ experience in a senior supervisory position and have experience with landfill operations and solid waste management. He(she) must possess or have the ability to obtain SWANA certification. The incumbent must have a valid driver’s license, preferably with a Class 3.
The incumbent requires experience in providing leadership, direction, and training to others; the ability to operate a personal computer and experience with Microsoft Office (Word and Excel); knowledge of principles, practices and methods of waste and material handling; and thorough knowledge of safety and occupational hazards of a solid waste facility. They must posses working knowledge for the maintenance and operations of heavy equipment.
To excel in this role, the candidate will have a strong capability to communicate and deal effectively with the public, to work with Council and staff, and to build partnerships in the community and surrounding area, while effectively representing the interests of the Municipality.
Closing date will be when position is filled.