Job Description: Manager III - Solid Waste Services Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection Rockville, Maryland $75,934 - $138,790
The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to
enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving
Montgomery County's air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering
smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities. DEP is
seeking an experienced individual to lead the Northern Operations and
Strategic Planning Section. The Manager III is responsible for the
overall management of the following operations and functions: Project
Manager for the Agreements with the Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal
Authority (“Authority”) and Intergovernmental Agreement with the Maryland
Environmental Service (MES), monitoring of operations at the County’s
Resource Recovery Facility (RRF; the County’s waste-to-energy facility) and
Composting Facility(ies), technical studies (to include environmental impact
monitoring of solid waste operations related to these facilities) and solid
waste system-wide planning studies (to include the 10-Year Comprehensive
Solid Waste Management Plan). The successful candidate will have a
proven ability to work on tight deadlines with conflicting schedules, to
coordinate and collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders to carefully
analyze a wide range of data and to make formal recommendations about issues
which may have significant political, legal, and fiscal implications.
Primary functions of this position include:
Project Manager for the County’s Agreements with the Authority, MES
and the Sugarloaf Citizens’ Association (SCA), to include coordination
across the Division on change orders, Intergovernmental Agreements, and
Task Order contracts and agreement amendments issued by or on behalf of
the County. This includes budget management for all Cost Centers
assigned to the Northern Operations Section of the Division of Solid
Waste Services (DSWS) and ensuring compliance with the Dickerson Solid
Waste Facilities Master Plan (DSWFMP)
Monitor day-to-day operations and performance of the RRF, to include
monitoring performance of the contractor responsible for RRF operations;
and manage (in coordination with the Authority) planning for future
needs at the RRF and contracting relationships to support the County’s
solid waste needs. Monitoring of performance includes all environmental
performance including both RRF emissions and ambient environmental media
impact monitoring in accordance with the DSWFMP, as well as operational
efficiency and compliance with Service and Waste Disposal Agreements
Monitor day-to-day operations and performance of the Composting
Facility(ies) and supporting yard trim operations at the Transfer
Station, including monitoring rail and truck transportation of compost
materials to the Composting Facility(ies) and outbound truck traffic
from the facilities as well as composting related activities stipulated
in the DSWFMP. This duty also includes planning for future needs
and opportunities for greater efficiencies and technology/product
solutions that support effective sustainable materials management.
Manage and conduct planning studies and projects designed to ensure
sustainable and improved operations of the County’s integrated solid
waste management system, to include updating the 10-Year Comprehensive
Solid Waste Management Plan.
Participation on technical and professional committees, providing
advisory guidance to County officials on technical and environmental
issues, and conducting analysis of impact of proposed regulatory or
legislative changes on County operations and maintaining positive and
effective relationships with the Dickerson Area Facilities
Infrastructure Group (DAFIG) and SCA and the general public.
Prepare, oversee the preparation of, or provide review for documents
and presentations for use within the government, presentations to the
public, and responses to correspondence.
Provide supervision of the Northern Operations and Strategic Planning
Section team including performance management and planning. Will
supervise four professional staff.
If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to
provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities
indicated on your resume. In addition, a second interview may be
required. You may also be required to provide a writing sample.
A complete job summary is available in the
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Five (5) years of progressively responsible
professional management experience in solid waste services management. Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university
with a Bachelor’s Degree Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and
experience may be substituted. Driver’s License: Possession and maintenance at all times of a
valid Class "C" (or equivalent) driver’s license from the applicant's
state of residence.
All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the
position which are located in the full advertisement. You also may
be required to provide a writing sample.
Recruitment is scheduled to close on: March 31, 2018.
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