MIAMI-DADE COUNTY Department of Solid Waste Management Assistant Director, DSWM Disposal Operations Salary Range: Entry $123,027.58 – Max $ 208,944.84
Miami-Dade County, Department of Solid Waste Management (DSWM) is seeking an experienced, progressive, innovative and dynamic leader for the Assistant Director of Disposal Operations position, who will assist in planning, organizing and directing the Department’s complex Transfer, Landfill and Waste Enforcement Operations. The position is responsible for performing highly responsible executive level work, exercising extensive independent judgment and providing direct supervision to directors of the Transfer, Landfills and Enforcement Divisions.
The ideal candidate would have extensive experience and a proven track record in planning, directing and coordinating solid waste management disposal operations functions within a large solid waste operation that evidences an understanding of industry best practices, the ability to analyze complex problems and provide logical and strategic solutions and supervise a large number of employees through a chain-of-command structure, to achieve desired operational results. The ideal candidate must also have the capacity to effectively grow and sustain a high level of collaboration, innovation and productivity, critical to the department’s success and sustainable future.
DSWM has been recognized nationally by the National Association of Counties (NACo) for its innovative achievements in the waste industry, and recognized both nationally and internationally for its Mosquito Control Zika response efforts.
DSWM provides customers with exceptional waste collection, recycling and disposal services that protect, preserve and improve our environment and the quality of life in our community. The Department offers waste collection and recycling services to over 300,000 households in unincorporated Miami-Dade County and nine municipalities, including Aventura, Cutler Bay, Doral, Miami Gardens, Miami Lakes, Palmetto Bay, Opa-Locka, Pinecrest and Sunny Isles Beach, as well as mosquito control for Miami-Dade County. Additionally, the Department operates the most technologically advanced waste-to-energy facility in the world and continues to plan for the long-term future by evaluating the necessary services and programs to meet the community’s needs for the next 50 years.
Bachelor's degree. A minimum of six years of professional responsible experience in solid waste management to include supervisory experience is required.
Solid Waste Association of North America Training and Certifications to include Landfill Operators and/or Transfer Operators Certification is preferred. Experience in landfill operations and/or large scale transfer operations is highly desired.
Miami-Dade County offers fringe benefits that include full medical, dental, vision and disability insurance; an optional 457 pre-tax savings plan, optional flexible spending accounts, 14 paid holidays; vacation and sick leave; and employee contributory membership in the Florida Retirement System.
Resumes and other information submitted in response to this advertisement are public records pursuant to Chapter 119, Florida Statutes. Hiring decisions are contingent upon results of a screening process to include background investigation, fingerprint check, and pre-employment physical, including alcohol/drug testing.
Apply online to Job Opening # 52543, by January 13, 2019, at www.miamidade.gov/jobs, and send resumes to Judith Deutsch, Human Resources Department, 111 NW First Street, Suite 2110, Miami, FL 33128 or e-mail to Judith.Deutsch@miamidade.gov. For additional information, please contact Ms. Deutsch at (305) 375-2687 or via e-mail.
Miami-Dade County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: 52543
About Miami Dade County, Department of Solid Waste Management
Miami-Dade County encompasses more than 2,000 square miles (larger than the states of Rhode Island and Delaware). One-third of Miami-Dade County is located in Everglades National Park. Our community is located along the southeast tip of the Florida peninsula. It is bounded by Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean to the east, Everglades National Park to the west, the Florida Keys to the south, and Broward County to the North.Miami-Dade County government serves a population of 2.7 million people with a work forceof approximately 25,000 employees dedicated to providing the best services possible.