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The City of Johnson City, Tennessee is accepting online applications for a Solid Waste Manager. This position has overall responsibility for planning and directing solid waste crews engaged in refuse collection and disposal, recycling collection, roll off collection, and other related activities. Prepares the annual budget for the division to include personnel, capital improvements, regional and city collections and recycling. Will frequently communicate with the public regarding Solid Waste operations and will respond to complaints and inquiries. Will work closely with other city departments related to budget and customer billing. Will interview and select personnel for the department, and will be responsible for employee performance evaluations. The Solid Waste Manager reports directly to the Public Works Director. This position will be open due to the impending retirement of the current Solid Waste Manager.
Completion of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with emphasis in civil engineering, business, or public administration. Extensive and verifiable experience in refuse collection activities at the management level required.
About City of Johnson City, Tennessee
The City of Johnson City, otherwise known as “Tennessee’s Green City,” is one of the most desirable locations in
Tennessee with excellent schools, top medical facilities, low taxes, low crime and unemployment rates, and a wealth of cultural, historic and recreational amenities in a beautiful setting. The Johnson City region features a diverse collection of art galleries, and a local 15k student University (East Tennessee State University). Johnson City covers 45 square miles and is the eighth largest city in Tennessee. It is strategically located along Interstate 26 and I-81 which connects the city of Kingsport to the north and North Carolina and South Carolina to the south. Johnson City is home to more than 65,000 residents, a thriving urban center that has consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best and most popular small metro areas for raising a family,starting a business, and retiring. The focus on innovation, ideas and opportunity make Johnson City an ideal place to live, work, and play.