Landfill Manager (Waste Management Services)

Anne Arundel County, MD Annapolis , MD 21401

Posted 2 months ago

Position Description

Anne Arundel County Government is seeking a highly motivated individual to fill a professional, full-time, permanent Landfill Manager position in the Waste Management Division in the Department of Public Works. Anne Arundel County is located on the Chesapeake Bay between Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

This is professional work in the management, operation and maintenance of a County sanitary landfill, resource recovery facility, and a recycling center. The Landfill Manager position will manage the day-to-day operations of the active landfill and the seven (7) closed landfill areas at the 565-acre Millersville Landfill and Resource Recovery Facility located in Severn, Maryland, and two (2) closed landfills, located in Deale and Glen Burnie, Maryland, owned by the County.

The position will oversee municipal landfilling operations at the state-of-the-art Millersville Landfill and Resource Recovery Facility. Operation includes managing the state-of-the-art solid waste disposal facility, including liner and leachate collection systems, landfill gas (LFG) collection, conveyance and recovery systems, recycling activities and post-closure care.

NATURE AND VARIETY OF WORK

There is considerable public contact with county residents and private contractors on operational issues, and citizens concerning on- and off-site environmental compliance activities. Work involves responsibility for planning, organizing, and supervising the daily operations at the County landfill, associated recycling center, and other resource recovery operations. Responsibilities include supervising staff, planning the layout and fill sequences within a landfill subcell, maintaining proper berms, ditches and access roads, assuring proper cover of solid waste with suitable materials, and oversight and contract supervision of a yard waste composting operation currently operated by a third-party.

The employee must apply sound waste management principles and applications to ensure effective landfill operations and compliance with Federal, State and County regulations on environmental mandates. The complexity of work requires reading and interpreting a variety of engineering documents prepared by consultants regarding erosion and sediment control, stormwater management, fill sequence of landfill cells and sub-cells, and determining what devices are available to enforce sediment and erosion and stormwater controls. The scope of work impacts County citizens using the facility, other County agencies, and private contractors.

The employee receives general guidance from a higher level manager on work projects that are reviewed for quality assurance, cost effectiveness and meeting time schedules. Work includes preparing and administering the landfill and recycling center operating budget; supervising and evaluating the work performance of employees; and ensuring for the proper maintenance and use of vehicles and equipment.

This is primarily a sedentary position but frequent (several times per day) on-site visits are made to the landfill, recycling area, and other resource recovery operations to observe work in progress, and ensure program and project objective are attained.

Examples of Duties and Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

(Note: The duties and responsibilities enumerated in this class specification are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications and salary level for all positions in this class. They are not intended to include all of the essential job functions of all positions in the class)

Plans, organizes and schedules activities for refuse disposal at the County landfill to include excavation, soil hauling, waste compaction, recycling, monitoring contractor performance, and checking sediment and erosion control devices. Supervises and schedules employees who are engaged in activities ranging from laborer duties to the operation and maintenance of various types of complex heavy equipment, both wheeled, tracked, and stationary.

Determines layout and fill sequence of various subcells, directs proper maintenance and construction of necessary sediment and erosion control devices and access roads. Ensures landfill is operated in accordance with applicable Federal, State, and County laws and existing operation permits, including daily, intermediate and final cover; weight records of refuse disposed; seeding and other required maintenance activities. Informs users of the landfill and recycling area of rules, regulations, and responsibilities in the disposal of solid waste; prepare and maintain necessary records and reports on personnel, as well as the operation of the facilities.

Inspects all new construction such as lined cells, leachate collection, sediment and erosion control devices, and recycling area layout. Assist with the preparation of, and administers operating budget for the landfill and resource recovery areas. Drafts policies and operational procedures to ensure the landfill and recycling area operate effectively in maintaining a safe working environment and customer oriented focus.

Administers contracts for supplies and services to include writing of proposals, advertising and reviewing bids, and ensuring contract is executed in accordance with contract specifications. Reads and interprets a variety of engineering documents prepared by consultants regarding erosion and sediment control, stormwater management, fill sequence of landfill subcells. Performs duties of a higher-level manager when required.

Serves as the liaison for citizen contact for both on- and off-site environmental compliance activities. Perform related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Thorough knowledge of the methods and techniques of integrated solid waste management systems methods. Thorough knowledge of local, State (MD), and Federal laws related to waste management systems. Skill in planning and goal setting to achieve work objectives. Skill in managing human resources and equipment to ensure a safe, efficient, and customer friendly operation. Skill in supervising, counseling, motivating, disciplining personnel, and maintaining effective working relationships.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing. Ability to develop and implement solutions to operational problems, and evaluate operational data (tonnage, leachate, landfill gas, etc.) for development of efficiency improvements.

Minimum Qualifications

A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in physical, environmental, or biological sciences, engineering, geology, hydrology, or a related field; two (2) or more years of experience in landfill operations, environmental regulations, and waste management service operations; and a valid non-commercial Class C motor vehicle operator's license.

NOTE: The two (2) or more years of experience in landfill operations, environmental regulations, and waste management service operations may be substituted with two (2) years of experience in heavy and civil earthwork construction management.

NOTE: Heavy and civil earthwork construction management would include projects such as site development, Public Works, water resources, transportation, and projects which include significant mass excavation and grading. Construction management experience would include primary project management (submittals, invoices, RFIs, change orders, schedule tracking, close-out documents, etc.), project cost controls and tracking, managing of overall site safety, environmental compliance, and personnel management and development.

NOTE: This is a safety sensitive position and employees in this position are subject to Controlled Dangerous Substance (CDS) and Alcohol testing.

Supplemental Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with:

1.) Experience in the methods and techniques of integrated solid waste management systems.

2.) Knowledge of local, State (MD), and Federal laws related to waste management systems

3.) Possession of a Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO) certification, a SWANA Manager of Composting Programs certification, or a Maryland Department of Agriculture Compost Facility Operator certification.

4.) Skills in managing human resources and equipment to ensure a safe, efficient, and customer friendly operation.

5.) Experience in the use of Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and G-Suite (i.e. GMail,GM Docs, Sheets, Slides), and CountyView (or other GIS program).

6.) Experience in supervising, training, motivating, counseling and disciplining personnel, and maintaining effective working relationships.

  • Medical/Health Insurance Plans

  • Open Access Aetna Select HMO-EPO

  • Aetna Open Choice PPO

Dental Insurance

  • CIGNA Dental PPO (Buy-Up)

  • CIGNA Dental PPO (CORE)

  • CIGNA Dental HMO (DHMO)

Vision Insurance

  • EyeMed

Employee Life Insurance

  • Term insurance of up to 2 times salary ($100,000 maximum) for employees at no cost.

  • Ability to purchase Supplemental & Dependent Life Insurance

Disability Income Insurance

Pension Plan

  • Normal retirement after 30 years of service or Age 60 and 10 years of service or election to enroll in the Employees Retirement Savings Plan.

Deferred Compensation Section 457 Plan

Direct Deposit

Credit Union

Holidays

  • Eleven days provided per year, twelve in general election year

Annual Leave

  • Less than 3 years
  • 13 days
  • 3 to less than 15 years
  • 20 days
  • 15 years or more
  • 26 days

Disability Leave

  • Accrual at a rate of 15 days a year

Personal Leave Day, 5 per calendar year

Leave Sharing

Employee Assistance Program

  • Free, confidential counseling for employee and family members 4X per year per problem per family member; also counseling on legal and financial issues; assistance in locating childcare and elder care

Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Dependent Care Reimbursement

  • Health Care Reimbursement

Voluntary Benefits

  • Provides you an opportunity to enroll in any or all of the benefits listed below with the convenience of payroll deduction

  • Universal Life Insurance with Long Term Care Rider

  • United Legal Benefits
    01

The supplemental questions are a very important first step in our screening process. Therefore, you are required to accurately and completely respond to each question by providing the information asked in each question. Your responses will be used to initially determine your qualifications and eligibility for this position. DO NOT INDICATE "SEE RESUME" IN RESPONSE TO THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS. This response and a lack of detail and explanation in the supplemental questions and in your application may result in failure or disqualification for this position. THIS MEANS YOU MAY BE INELIGIBLE FOR FURTHER CONSIDERATION IN THIS RECRUITMENT PROCESS. Please check "yes" to show that you have read and understand this statement.

  • Yes

  • No

02

Do you hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in physical, environmental, or biological sciences, engineering, geology, hydrology, or a related field?

  • Yes

  • No

03

Please list your degree type and major course work completed. If no, please indicate "N/A".

04

Do you have two (2) or more years of experience in landfill operations, environmental regulations, and waste management service operations?

  • Yes

  • No

05

If you answered yes to the above question, please describe how you possess two (2) or more years of experience in landfill operations, environmental regulations, and waste management service operations. If no, please indicate "N/A".

06

Do you have two (2) or more years of experience in heavy and civil earthwork construction management. NOTE: Heavy and civil earthwork construction management would include projects such as site development, Public Works, water resources, transportation, and projects which include significant mass excavation and grading. Construction management experience would include primary project management (submittals, invoices, RFIs, change orders, schedule tracking, close-out documents, etc.), project cost controls and tracking, managing of overall site safety, environmental compliance, and personnel management and development.

  • Yes

  • No

07

If you answered yes to the question above, please detail how you possess experience in supervising, training, motivating, counseling and disciplining personnel, and maintaining effective working relationships. If no, please indicate "N/A".

08

Do you possess a valid motor vehicle operator's license from the State or an equivalent license from another State?

  • Yes

  • No

09

Do you have experience in the methods and techniques of integrated solid waste management systems?

  • Yes

  • No

10

If you answered yes to the above question, please detail how you possess experience in the methods and techniques of integrated solid waste management systems. If no, please indicate "N/A".

11

Do you have knowledge of local, State (MD), and Federal laws related to waste management systems?

  • Yes

  • No

12

If you answered yes to the above question, please detail how you possess knowledge of local, State and Federal laws related to waste management systems? If no, please indicate "N/A".

13

Do you possess a Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO) certification, a SWANA Manager of Composting Programs certification, or a Maryland Department of Agriculture Compost Facility Operator certification?

  • Yes

  • No

14

Please check below which applies to you:

  • Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) Manager of Landfill Operations (MOLO) certification

  • SWANA Manager of Composting Programs certification

  • Maryland Department of Agriculture Compost Facility Operator certification

  • None of the above

15

Do you possess skills in managing human resources and equipment to ensure a safe, efficient, and customer friendly operation?

  • Yes

  • No

16

If you answered yes to the above question, please detail how you possess skills in managing human resources and equipment to ensure a safe, efficient and customer friendly operation.

17

Do you possess experience in the use of the following: Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and G-Suite (i.e. GMail, Docs, Sheets, Slides), and CountyView (or other GIS program)?

  • Microsoft Word

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Microsoft PowerPoint

  • GMail

  • Google Docs

  • Google Sheets

  • Google Slides

18

If you indicated experience with any of the above applications, please detail your experience by providing an example of the ways you have utilized each application. If no, please indicated "N/A".

19

Do you possess experience in supervising, training, motivating, counseling and disciplining personnel, and maintaining effective working relationships.?

  • Yes

  • No

20

If you answered yes to the question above, please detail how you possess experience in supervising, training, motivating, counseling and disciplining personnel, and maintaining effective working relationships. If no, please indicate "N/A".

Required Question

Agency Anne Arundel County

Address Heritage Complex

2660 Riva Road, First Floor

Annapolis, Maryland, 21401

Phone (410) 222-7595

Website http://www.aacounty.org/Personnel/Index.cfm


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Landfill Manager (Waste Management Services)

Anne Arundel County, MD