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Solid Waste and Recycling Operations Project Manager
Temporary Position

 
With good stewardship of waste programs critical to municipal operations, the District of Summerland has an exciting opportunity to add a Solid Waste and Recycling Operations Project Manager to our team.  The incumbent will develop, recommend and implement long-term operating, maintenance and capital improvement plans within the areas of solid waste and recycling.  This temporary (one year) position is responsible for the overall operation, maintenance and management of these areas and will also help to develop related project plans, budgets and business plans.  The scope of the role includes providing leadership and insight in overseeing the daily operations of the District landfill and collection contractors.  
 
The successful candidate will be a proven leader with a post-secondary education in a related field and five or more years of experience in solid waste operations and management including ensuring compliance with all the related regulatory requirements.  With exceptional leadership, communications and organizational skills, this individual will manage and motivate staff as well as understand the benefits of building effective relationships with other District departments, external agencies and the public.  The ability to manage projects; research and recommend best management practices to develop, review and improve business processes; and conduct analysis of services or issues that may have a resource or financial impact; are key skills the incumbent will possess to ensure all day-to-day operations are completed in a safe, efficient while adhering to all environmental and regulatory requirements.
 
This position has a competitive salary and includes a comprehensive benefits package.
 
Qualified individuals are encouraged to submit a cover letter and resume to hr@summerland.ca by Friday, March 2, 2018 at 4:00pm.  Individuals wishing to discuss the opportunity further prior to submission of resume, may contact Kris Johnson, Director of Works and Utilities at 250-404-4096 directly.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those short listed will be contacted.

Location: Summerland, BC
Region: Okanagan Valley / Similkameen
Professional Categories: Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted: February 9, 2018, 11:56 am
Expires: March 2, 2018, 4:00 pm