Job Location: DMV Area (DC, Maryland, Virginia)
The primary role of the Solid
Waste Project Manager is to manage, direct, and coordinate the daily staffing and operations of the Recycling and Refuse Services. This position also performs managerial work in the development of
managing, operating, administrative and environmental compliance
Including the efficient collection, disposal, and recycling of the municipal
solid waste in accordance with established laws and ordinances.
Manage, supervise, plan, organize, train, and direct
staff related to daily operations.
Supervise truck drivers
the safe transport and disposal of solid waste and recyclable materials
Manage the daily
requests, implement budgeted
programs, and monitor
Represent the company
to the client in matters
of solid waste field operations regarding customer
service, safety, and operational issues.
Investigate and take appropriate action
in response to client
complaints or inquiries. Ensure improvements are initiated to eliminate
Assure proper upkeep,
repair, and maintenance of all company
equipment while performing work on customer
Enforce proper safety
standards and precautions.
Resolve procedural, operation, labor, and other work-related problems
with staff and corporate office
Review and negotiate landfill rates, dates,
and research new markets for increased revenue.
Consolidate vendors wherever
possible to provide
opportunities for a greater return
to the client
Operate and maintain
a variety of heavy and highly complex
equipment including refuse
trucks, front- end loaders,
dump trucks, roll-off bins, etc
Examine loads of waste for recyclable material
and direct sorting,
handling, and recycling operations
Ensure waste disposal
activities are in compliance with health, federal,
state, and local
ordinances and regulations
pertaining to the collection and disposal of all solid waste, including
overseeing the preparation and maintenance of compliance reports and records.
Prepare records and monthly client
reports on disposal
activities, such as quantities of waste handled, receipts from operations, actions
are taken, etc
Supervise, direct and evaluate assigned
staff, address employee
concerns and problems,
counsel, discipline and complete performance appraisals, conduct
interviews, and make hiring decisions.
Oversee and provide
site-specific information intended
for the client
Research improvement opportunities to efficiencies in the recycling program
Coordinate temporary service
adjustments with vendors
due to machine failure, the volume of materials increases or decrease or
relocation of staff.
Review and develop
the collection, distribution routes, and pick up schedules
Other tasks as
· 5 years’ of direct experience in project management, recycling, scheduling, and/or workforce management.
· 5 years' experience in Integrated Recycling & Solid Waste Management and experience with food waste composting programs.
3 years’ experience on a similar contract,
managing up to 5 FT employees
3 years minimum
on a position focused on dealing specifically with customer service
or customer-related activities
A college degree
and or equivalent combination of education and experience are sufficient to successfully perform this job.
Possession of a Project Management certification from an accredited institution.
· Possession of the valid Class B driver’s license
3 years of increasingly responsible experience operating large
trucks or similar
vehicles to include 2 years
of operating equipment such as refuse trucks, front-end loaders, etc.
Proficient in the English language; reading, writing, and
Good interpersonal skills
and the ability to thrive
in a multi-cultural environment
Must be able to handle multiple tasks at the same time and therefore
have the know-how
to manage time effectively
Must be results-oriented, take the initiative, and be self-motivated
Maintain physical condition appropriate to the performance of assigned duties Pass medical examination and regulated tests
Considerable knowledge of solid waste
management rules, regulations, methods, and procedures
Ability to obtain
security background clearance
Adherer’s to all DOT Compliance standards
EXECUTIVE PERSONNEL SERVICES INC is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled