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Under general supervision, manages the landfill operations of the Solid Waste Department (SWD); manages equipment and facilities maintenance and repairs.
Manages all SWD landfill operations; manages equipment and facilities maintenance and repairs; manages budgets, revenues, and expenditures of the landfill enterprise fund; assures operations are in compliance with state and federal regulations and City policies and procedures.
Manages SWD staff, assigns tasks and projects; trains staff, monitors work, develops staff skills and evaluates performance; analyzes workload trends and develops staffing and assignment adjustments.
Performing bird mitigation activities to include passive control methods/habitat, working face management and exclusionary devices, and active control methods (harassment and other controls) as necessary.
Completing and maintaining the landfill daily/monthly activity ledger that is part of the City Bird Management plan.
Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information.
Performs other duties as required or assigned.
May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency.
Driving is essential.
Bachelor’s Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Business or Public Administration, or a related field is required
Five years solid waste program experience, including supervisory experience
ORan equivalent combination of education and experience
Must possess a valid Texas Driver’s License.
Municipal Solid Waste Class A license from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality is required
Manager of Landfill Operations Certification from Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is required within one year of hire; additional technical certifications may be required.
Known for being a great place to live and work, the City of Waco provides many economic opportunities and cultural experiences. Waco, Texas is centrally located in the heart of Texas on the I-35 corridor midway between Dallas - Fort Worth and Austin and is a central city in the Texas Triangle – a ‘megapolitan’ region bounded by Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, and Austin. We are a progressive and diverse city with a vibrant community spirit that offers major attractions, museums, recreation, and abundant shopping. Waco is the 25th largest city in Texas and the county seat of McLennan County. Waco is also the birthplace of Dr Pepper, the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, and the Texas Sports Hall of Fame. The iconic Waco Suspension Bridge, spans the beautiful Brazos River and is a timeless symbol of Waco's role in the historic cattle drives that helped shape the frontier Texas economy.
The City of Waco is home to Baylor University, McLennan Community College (MCC) and Texas State Technical College (TSTC). The City boasts the award-winning Cameron Park Zoo and Waco Mammoth National Monument. The City annually hosts the Bicycle World Ironman Waco 70.3 Triathlon and Brazos Nights, ...an outdoor concert series.
Former HGTV hosts Chip & Joanna Gaines proudly call Waco home and operate two of Waco’s most highly visited sites in the Magnolia Market at the Silos and Magnolia Table. Each year, the Gaines' host Silobration, a multi-day party that includes a midway, artisan vendors, food trucks and music concerts.
Our mission is to provide exemplary municipal services in a collaborative and transparent manner while honoring the public's trust.
Life is good in Waco!