Landfill Manager

City of Glasgow | Glasgow, KY

Date Posted: 11/7/2019 9:47:04 AM


Position Title: Landfill Manager
Department: Landfill
Classification: Classified Full-Time Status: Exempt (Salaried)
Compensation Range: Grade 215 Reporting Relationship(s):
Position Reports To: Superintendent of Public Works / Assistant Superintendent
Supervises: Landfill Department Employees

Position Purpose Under general direction, responsible for the management and operation of the landfill.
Essential Functions and Basic Duties:

  • Organizes and directs activities of personnel in the operation of the landfill and disposal activities including scheduling crews and work requirements.
  • Develops plans and procedures to ensure efficient landfill operations and for compliance with operating permit requirements, and local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Facilitates on site performance of third-party contractors.
  • Ensures diversion of recyclables and hazardous waste from waste stream.
  • Ensures proper maintenance of facilities and equipment.
  • Prepares required remediation reports to state each quarter as required by KRS.
  • Perform random audits to waste profiles to ensure compliance to permit of commercial customers.
  • Maintain accurate records as required by KRS and City of Glasgow DPW
  • Ascertains if individuals are authorized to use the facilities.
  • Gives advice and information regarding disposition of unacceptable items.
  • Must be able to identify incorrect potential safety issues that would affect public or employees.
  • Ability to operate the weigh station scales.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Qualifications: Training and Experience:

  • Graduation from an accredited high school or its equivalent (GED).
  • Special Requirement(s):
    • Possession of a valid driver’s license.
    • Ability to pass a physical examination.
    • Ability to be bonded.
    • Certification by appropriate state environment agencies is required.
    • Ability to obtain certification in specialized courses regarding landfill management and environmental regulations.
    • Monitor and Record data from Methane Gas collection agency.
    • Knowledge of EPA permits concerning Air and Water quality.

Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the rules and regulations governing landfill operations and environmental regulations.
  • Ability to supervise private contractor and perform landfill monitoring.
  • Ability to deal with personnel and issues as they arise.
  • Knowledge of environmental reporting requirements.
  • Understanding of the site’s permit and engineering plans.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers, and the general public.

Physical Activities and Requirements of the Position:

  • Finger Dexterity: Using fingers to make small movements such as typing, picking up small objects, or pinching fingers together.
  • Talking: Must frequently convey detailed or important information, instructions, or ideas accurately, easily audible, and quickly.
  • Average hearing: Able to hear average or normal conversations and receive ordinary information.
  • Repetitive Motions: Movements frequently and regularly required using the wrists, hand, and/or fingers.
  • Average Visual Abilities: Average, ordinary, visual acuity necessary to prepare or inspect documents or products or operate machinery.
  • Physical Strength: Combination of sitting, standing and moving around the community at large. Ability to move objects weighing up to 100 lbs.

Working Conditions: General indoor and outdoor work in all weather conditions.

Mental Activities and Requirements of the Position:

  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed instructions and to deal with problem involving variables.
  • Mathematics Ability: Ability to perform basic math skills including adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing two-digit numbers; to perform the four basic arithmetic operations with money; to perform operations involving measurements.
  • Language Ability: Ability of average to above-average vocabulary and to read at an average rate; define unfamiliar words in dictionaries and other references and resources for meaning, spelling, and pronunciation. Ability to write complex sentences, using proper punctuation, and use adjective and adverbs. Ability to communicate in complex sentences; using normal word order with present and past tenses; using a good vocabulary.

Intent and Function of the Job Description Job descriptions assist organizations in ensuring that the hiring process is fairly administered and that qualified employees are selected. They are also essential to an effective appraisal system and related promotion, transfer, layoff, and termination decisions. Job descriptions are an integral part of any effective compensation system. All descriptions contain only essential functions. Basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to the position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the job. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the City. This job description is not intended as and does not create an employment contract. The City maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated at any time for any reason not prohibited by law.

Salary Information: Grade 215
Application Deadline: 11/25/2019

Glasgow Department of Public Works – Landfill is seeking applicants for:

LANDFILL MANAGER The City of Glasgow is now accepting applications for the full-time position of: Landfill Manager for the Department of Public Works – Landfill Dept.

All applicants must have graduated from an accredited high school or GED; Pass a physical examination; Ability to be bonded; Certification by appropriate state environment agencies is required; Ability to obtain certification in specialized courses regarding Landfill Management and Environmental regulations; Oversees placement of waste and daily cover operations; Knowledge of EPA permits concerning Air & Water Quality. etc. Review job description for complete qualification requirements.

Persons interested in applying for this position may pick up an application and complete job description at: Glasgow City Hall, Office of the Mayor, 126 East Public Square, Glasgow, KY 42141 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. CDT, Monday through Friday or print an application from our website: Applications will be accepted at Glasgow City Hall, Office of the Mayor until 4:00 p.m. C.D.T. Monday, November 25, 2019. City of Glasgow is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

Mona R Simmons
City Clerk
126 East Public Square
Glasgow, KY 42141

Phone: 2706515131
Fax: 270-651-2511