Miami-Dade County is seeking a progressive, experienced, and results-oriented Assistant Director to lead the Solid Waste Management Department. The Department supports the infrastructure demands of the County and enhances the quality of life for residents, businesses, and visitors through the construction, operation, and maintenance of a safe, effective, and aesthetically pleasing physical environment. This includes managing solid waste management services such as the collection of garbage and trash in the Waste Collection Service Area (WCSA), waste disposal countywide, and related code enforcement.
With a planned Fiscal Year budget of $577M and 1,000 employees, the Department provides waste management services for over 324,000 households, including garbage and trash collection and curbside collection of recyclable materials; operates 13 Trash and Recycling Centers (TRCs) in the WCSA; and provides waste transfer and disposal services countywide to municipalities and private haulers. SWM operates regional transfer stations and associated fleet, two operating landfills, and the Resources Recovery facility (one of the largest waste-to-energy facilities in the world) and a co-located ashfill.
Candidates must have Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field. A minimum of six years of professional responsible experience in the design and construction of solid waste management facilities, OR industrial or solid waste operations maintenance, OR environmental monitoring and management, to include supervisory experience are required. Solid Waste Industry experience highly desired. A State of Florida Professional Engineer license is highly preferred.
Miami Dade County offers fringe benefits that include full medical, dental, vision and disability insurance, optional 457 pre-tax savings plan, optional flexible spending accounts; paid holidays; vacation and sick leave; 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 background check and pre-employment physical including alcohol/drug testing.
Apply online to Job Opening 42987 by February 20, 2017 at www.miamidade.gov/jobs and send resumes to Judith Deutsch, Human Resources, 111 NW First Street, 21st Floor, Miami, FL 33128 or e-mail at Deutsj@miamidade.gov.
For additional information, please contact Ms. Deutsch at (305) 375-2687 or via e-mail.