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SPSA Waste Solutions is currently recruiting for a Landfill Supervisor.
The Landfill Supervisor will oversee the daily operation of the Landfill including but not limited to, leachate control system (SCADA), grounds and facilities maintenance. Works to ensure safe operation and compliance with all regulations. Proficiently operates a wide variety of heavy equipment as needed.
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Landfill and Environmental Manager and/or Assistant Manager.
Ability to utilize approved blueprints and landfill lift plans. Able to follow and direct established landfill operations procedures pertaining to erosion control measures within the boundary of waste and borrow areas, to determine and direct solid waste and daily cover placement efficiently. Ensure proper landfill construction by working to grade elevations while maintaining compliance with landfill design specifications.
Maintain open and effective communications with all SPSA departments to ensure coordinated operations.
Ensure adherence to all safety regulations on the landfill for employees and users. Reports defective or damaged equipment to the appropriate authority and arranges repairs.
Maintain necessary regulatory compliance records in all forms and track information via computer.
Ability to efficiently and effectively operate equipment outfitted with GPS and grade control such as compactors, dozers, articulated trucks, motor graders, front end loaders and backhoes, and assist with placement of solid waste and coverage material as necessary.
Ensure operators inspect equipment for proper operating condition and loose or worn parts and that they observe equipment instruments while equipment is in use and report any issues in accordance with established policies.
Assist landfill users by giving directions and providing information.
Ability to maintain the leachate control system (SCADA), logic controllers, lift-stations and pumps.
Ensure grounds maintenance is performed as needed on the landfill (litter pick-up, grass cutting, and seeding).
Supervise and complete minor facility maintenance as needed.
Ensures operations comply with Federal, State and Local regulations.
Oversees regular inspections of equipment, facilities and all landfill operations to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements governing the disposal of solid waste.
Qualified candidates may apply directly to the SPSA website at:
Any combination equivalent to high school graduation and five years’ experience in heavy equipment operation, two years of which must have been in a supervisory, acting supervisor or lead worker capacity overseeing heavy equipment operation. Five years of landfill experience preferred.
About SPSA Waste Solutions
Southeastern Public Service Authority (SPSA) is a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia.SPSA operates an integrated solid waste management system and serves a region expanding over 2,000 square miles that includes eight member communities (Chesapeake, Franklin, IOW, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Southampton County, Suffolk and VA Beach) in Southeast Virginia since 1985.Our values provide us with guides of how we are to accomplish our work, how we are to treat each other and how we treat our customers. •Integrity•Teamwork•Accountability •Productivity •Positive Attitude •CompetencySPSA's system development is overseen by the Board of Directors, composed of a member and alternate representative from each of the eight communities SPSA serves. SPSA’s Waste Management System consists of:•Regional Landfill•Transfer Stations•Household Hazardous Waste/Environmental.