Job Summary:The Director of Materials Management is responsible for the overall management of the Materials Management Division including, but not limited to, landfill facilities, operations and maintenance, customer services, environmental stewardship, natural resource preservation, waste diversion (3R’s), regional coordination and public education. This includes management of capital resources, fiscal and human resource management, and strategic planning. The Director of Materials Management has administrative oversight of Division functions and will assist the Chief Operating Officer with implementation of division strategic goals.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Construction Management or other filed with related interests to the solid waste industry.
Master’s Degree or higher in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, Environmental Studies or closely related field preferred.
OSHA 10 Hour Safety Certification required.
SWANA Manager of Landfill Operations certification required to attain within one year of hire.
At least one certification from an accredited course in landfill operations (i.e. NYSASWM “Landfill Operator Training”).
At least ten years’ experience in solid waste industry or facility management.
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be acceptable.
The Development Authority of the North Country works with partners to meet the region's infrastructure needs in water, sewer, housing, telecommunications and solid waste management.
The Authority also provides technical services to municipalities that strengthen communities and build capacity for economic development.
The Development Authority was created in 1985 by the New York State Legislature to develop and manage the infrastructure needed to support the reactivation of the 10th Mountain Division at Fort Drum, and to serve the common interests of Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. The Authority operates as a revenue-based public benefit corporation, independent of state operational funding.