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Start Range:  $40,206.40 - $52,627.63 annually depending upon qualifications         

Purpose: Haywood County is currently accepting applications for a Solid Waste Landfill Manager to perform complex administrative and supervisory work managing all phases of Landfill operations in Haywood County.  Plans, organizes, supervises, operates equipment and directs Landfill staff; coordinates and oversees all operations of Francis Farm (closed) and White Oak Landfills; ensures compliance with local, state, and federal regulations pertaining to solid waste disposal and recycling; prepares, administers, and monitors departmental budget.  Performs related work as required.  Work is performed under general supervision.  Reports to the Director of Solid Waste. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Requires thorough knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and policies pertaining to solid waste collection, processing, methane collection and disposal; thorough knowledge of NCDENR rules and regulations regarding environmental sanitation; thorough knowledge of modern techniques and methods used in the operation of a sanitary landfill; thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and proper safety precautions involved in the operation of heavy equipment; general knowledge of the operation and use of motorized heavy equipment used at the landfill; ability to plan, direct, and coordinate the work of others; ability to analyze solid waste problems and implement effective solutions; ability to operate a variety of motorized equipment used at the landfill; ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; ability to safely and effectively operate a motor vehicle; ability to attend work regularly; excellent interpersonal skills, supervisory/managerial skills.  Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from a college or university with a degree in environmental science, business administration, civil engineering or engineering technology or related field; extensive and progressively responsible experience in the management of a solid waste facility, including supervisory experience.  

Minimum Training & Special Requirements: Must possess a valid North Carolina driver’s license.  Must be certified as either a Landfill Manager or Transfer Station Operator by the Solid Waste Association of North America.  Designation as a Landfill Specialist by the Solid Waste Association of North America preferred. 

Application Process:  Interested applicants must complete a Haywood County application for employment available from Haywood County HRD, Solid Waste Department or from the Employment Security Commission. 

Open until filled.