Employment Opportunities                   

County of Volusia

Solid Waste Director - Public Works

$3,263.69 - $5,141.73 Biweekly
$84,856.00 - $133,685.00 Annually 


The County of Volusia is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Director to lead the Solid Waste Division; which is one of seven divisions under the Public Works Department. This position is responsible for overseeing a staff that averages seventy (70) employees with an annual budget of approximately $33 million. The selected candidate will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of the Solid Waste Division to include but not limited to: planning, scheduling, and directing of solid waste disposal and recycling operations; landfill planning and capital projects; environmental and regulatory compliance on all active facilities that include a Class I and III landfill, a transfer station and ancillary systems.

The selected candidate will also be expected to perform research, advise and assist in the implementation of industry best practices and controls to improve service delivery and enhance operational outcomes. Budget development for operations and contract services; to include fee structures, landfill charge account/collections management, residential collection contract management, negotiations, and establishment of special assessment rates; are also essential functions of this position. 

Strong communication and interpersonal skills to select, motivate, evaluate and develop high performing employees. The selected candidate should be able to inspire change and foster a team environment; while creating and maintaining a diverse work group. Being an effective speaker and presenter is also required in order to educate employees, community members and leaders. 


Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration or related field and five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in solid waste management. A comparable amount of education, training, or experience may be substituted for the minimum requirements. The preferred candidate, having met the minimum requirements; will have ten (10) years of experience in Solid Waste facility management; to include managing landfill operations, budget development and landfill equipment specifications, establishing landfill disposal fee structures, and establishing/creating solid waste residential collection fees. 

*Must possess and maintain a valid Florida driver's license.

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To apply, go to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/volusiaco/jobs/1837960.


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