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Landfill Manager

Location: Raleigh, NC

Job Title: Landfill Manager

Reports To:  General Manager

 

Summary:  

 

The Landfill Manager is responsible for supervising a team of Operators and/or General Laborers who contribute to the efficient operation of the landfill.  The Landfill Manager is responsible for ensuring that fill sequencing plans are adhered to, density goals are achieved and that the landfill is operated in a manner consistent with the stipulated applicable permit.  The Landfill Manager works with the General Manager to implement tactical initiatives to drive functional excellence and budget achievement. The Landfill Manager ensures adherence to all accident prevention programs and leads operations to ensure compliance with all safety, environmental, operating, regulatory, accounting, ethics and other standards. Responsibilities include the execution and delivery of Safety, Customer Experience, and Efficiency while supporting a culture of employee engagement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Understand and provider leadership to achieve and communicate safety goals and objectives.    

  • Work to remove unsafe conditions or situations from or related to the landfill.

  • Partner with the maintenance department to ensure all equipment remains in working order and in compliance with safety standards.

  • Oversee effective safety and accident prevention programs to ensure all reasonable actions are taken to prevent accidents and injuries; ensure a safe and productive work environment for all employees; implement and maintain and effective loss control and safety program.

  • Engage assigned employees in active participation to instill a culture of safety by demonstration of a personal commitment to safe operations and active personal outreach to operational employees.

  • Provide service to all customers that meets or exceeds customer expectations with regard to the entire customer experience.

  • Resolve unusual service requests, equipment breakdowns and schedule changes with timely communications to all stakeholders.

  • Interact with customers to solve and rectify any issues and improve the overall customer experience.

  • Serve as a positive leader of the Company to drive customer satisfaction and loyalty to the Company.

  • Establish productivity goals where needed; ensure adherence to operating standards; and manage labor hours and disposal expenses per established and agreed plans.

  • Execute other operational plans to help achieve or exceed the division’s budgeted goals.

  • Understand, support and execute service delivery while actively supporting maintenance and the operational role in fleet quality and maintenance.

  • Create a collaborative, communicative team environment and drive employee engagement with the Company.

  • Build and develop talent on the team, understand employees’ career goals and provide coaching to get employees ready for advancement with the Company.

  • Perform other job-related duties as needed or assigned.

  • Follow and comply with all safety policies.  

  • Additional duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education/ and or Experience:

  • Able to direct large staff.

  • Process-oriented and results-oriented in setting and pursuing aggressive goals, demonstrating a strong commitment to organizational success and marshaling resources to accomplish goals and objectives.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving, analytical, critical-thinking and decision-making skills.

  • Is collaborative; builds and works with teams.

  • Creative thinker who challenges conventional solutions.

  • Demonstrates and promotes ethical behavior.

  • Has strong leadership skills and proven judgment of talent, with an emphasis on hiring and developing high performance teams.

  • Participation in the Company’s management trainee program.

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related field.

  • State certification as required by regulation.

  • Minimum of 1 year of lead or supervisory experience.

  • One year of prior experience working at sites regulated by OSHA.

  • Experience in the Solid Waste Industry preferred. 



PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  •  Lifting (50-100 pounds), outside environment

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Outdoors

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