Reporting to County Administration, the Solid Waste Director oversees service delivery of a 24/7/365 day department with 25 employees, and an enterprise fund budget of $6M. The Solid Waste Department provides for an environmentally safe location in which to dispose of solid waste debris and recyclables generated within the county. Critical competencies for this position are outstanding project management, an excellent track record of delivering customer service, effective problem solving and a leadership approach that both motivates and inspires excellence among employees. Technical expertise in a large solid waste operation with a landfill is essential. Experience with evaluating and implementing technical solutions to address solid waste needs and services is key. More information about the Solid Waste Management department can be found at http://www.onslowcountync.gov/DocumentCenter/View/7977/Solid-Waste-Director-Recruitment-Brochure.
Bachelor's degree with coursework in environmental science, engineering solid waste management, public administration, or related field and five or more years of progressive experience in management of landfill and solid waste operations, or equivalent combination of education and experience. SWANA Landfill Manager certification or ability to obtain within a negotiated timeframe is required. The selected candidate will be required to maintain a driver's license valid in the State of North Carolina. Residency within the County is required.
To apply, please go to http://www.developmentalassociates.com, and click on Solid Waste Director – Onslow County link on the home page. All applications must be submitted online. All applications must be submitted online via the Developmental Associates application portal – NOT the County Application portal, nor any other external website; it is not sufficient to send only a resume. Resumes and cover letters can be uploaded with the application. Application review begins February 9th 2019. Finalists will participate in onsite interviews and skill assessments on March 7-8, 2019 in Onslow County. All inquiries should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Additional Salary Information: Starting salary will be negotiated based on credentials.
About County of Onslow
Onslow County is governed by a seven-member Board of Commissioners who are all elected at-large for staggered four-year terms. The Board of Commissioners establishes policies and ordinances that are implemented by the County Manager and County staff. The County has approximately 1,250 total employees and is organized into twenty-seven departments: Albert J. Ellis Airport, animal services, asset and facility management, board of elections, cooperative extension, county administration, emergency services, environmental services, finance, governing body, health, human resources, information technology services, library, museum, parks and recreation, planning and development, purchasing, register of deeds, senior services, sheriff’s office, social services, soil and water conservation, solid waste, tax, vehicle maintenance, and veteran services.