Complex Manager (Public Works Environmental Services Manager)
Fairfax County Government
Location: Lorton, Virginia
Type: Full Time
Years of Experience:
5 - 10
Internal Number: 23-01424
Fairfax County’s Solid Waste Management Program (SWMP) seeks an experienced Complex Manager who is highly motivated and brings enthusiasm to our Solid Waste Collections operation. This position leads agency operations for residential solid waste, recyclables, and yard waste collections.
Manages and directs Fairfax County Solid Waste Collection operations located at our Newington Complex, which has a staff of over 120. Oversees the collection of solid waste, recyclables, yard waste and electronics for 44,000 residential customers and county agency facilities. Leads customer service operations for the residential Sanitary Districts approved by the Board of Supervisors and assists with coordination within the Agency to oversee the sub-contracting of new and existing sanitary district routes. Guides the overall operation of the facility including safety, compliance, performance metrics, budget, and financial requirements. The manager is also required to operate a motor vehicle in the performance of their duties, and to/from construction sites, offsite meetings, training and/or conferences. Position is designated as Emergency Service Personnel. Employees in this position must fulfill emergency service duties and comply with Solid Waste and DPWES safety programs and guidelines.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: (Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for “Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to”) Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in environmental sciences, engineering, construction management, or a related field; plus six years of experience in an environmental, engineering or construction management program, which includes one year of supervisory experience.
CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED: A valid driver's license.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, driving record check, and a credit check to the satisfaction of the employer.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidates possess the following: three or more years of Solid Waste experience; three or more years supervising trade staff; and three to five years working collections and/or three to five years working in the heavy construction industry, an environmental or related field.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to sit, stand, walk, bend, crouch, stoop, and reach. Ability to lift 25 pounds without assistance and 25 to 50 pounds with or without assistance. Manual dexterity needed in the performance of duties and to operate keyboard driven equipment. Ability to effectively communicate in English with the public and employees both orally and in writing. Ability to hear, listen, and speak in an area where large vehicles and equipment are in motion. Ability to read, write, and interpret written documents. Ability to work in adverse weather conditions and temperatures. Ability to work in an environment where household hazards exist. Ability to operate a motor vehicle. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.
SELECTION PROCEDURE: Panel interviews and may include exercises.
Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.
Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. DHREmployment@fairfaxcounty.gov EEO/AA/TTY.
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