Bureau Chief - Bureau of Solid Waste

Carroll County | Westminster, MD

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Posted Date 10/06/2019

$71,282 ~ $75,005 Hiring Range
Exempt Position ~ 40 hours weekly with full benefit package
Apply By: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 @ 5:00 p.m.
(Salary commensurate with experience)
Applications will be processed as they are received

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES Manages the overall operations, direction, coordination and evaluation of the
Bureau. Oversees and manages activities of employees engaged in solid waste landfill and recycling management in
accordance with Federal, State and local laws.

ESSENTIAL TASKS include the following; other duties may be assigned.
1. Perform supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the current Carroll County Personnel Ordinance,
County policies and applicable laws
2. Develop and administer the solid waste management program, including solid waste collection, sewage sludge,
leachate, recycling, landfills, compost, mulch, and monitoring closed landfills
3. Develop short and long-term goals/objectives, policies, programs, and procedures
4. Monitor and analyze data for County waste flows and processes to determine trends and make
recommendations for program improvements
5. Act as liaison with the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and Maryland Environmental
Services (MES)
6. Develop and manage Bureau budget and resources
7. Determine work procedures, prepare work schedules, and expedite workflow
8. Consult legal counsel to ensure policies, procedures, and practices comply with Federal, State, and local laws
9. Research and analyze the solid waste industry to project trends and identify appropriate marketing strategies for
solid waste resources
10. Address errors and complaints
11. Promote cost effective recycling and reuse programs to provide alternatives to conventional waste disposal
12. Develop and administer procedures for emergency situations
13. Report to work outside of normal working hours to direct emergency operations

1. Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Solid Waste Management, Environmental Sciences,
or related field
2. Six years engineering or solid waste management experience; three years supervisory experience
A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

1. Registration as a Professional Engineer (Maryland) preferred

A Carroll County Government job application is required for this position
Apply on-line: www.carrollcountymd.gov
Call the Carroll County Job Hotline at (410) 386-2020 to request an employment application or call
(410) 386-2129 for employment inquiries
Carroll County is an equal opportunity employer

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Local Government
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