Environment, Waste Management, General Administration
4 Year Degree
Are you ready to make a lasting environmental impact while serving one of the most innovative solid waste districts in Ohio? The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio's next Director of Administration will have the opportunity be a partner in cultivating the organization while leading change to unify and align staff and organizational goals. This position will have the exciting challenge of managing internal support for the organization's creative and sustainable programs and policies. The Director of Administration will use best practices to foster collaboration and take the organization to the next level.
The Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) is a unique special district located in Grove City, Ohio. It is one of 52 solid waste districts created by the Ohio General Assembly. The organization is responsible for preparing, updating, and implementing a comprehensive solid waste management plan - incorporating recycling, reuse, and diversion - for the Franklin County Solid Waste Management District (principally Franklin County, but also including parts of five adjacent counties). In addition to providing solid waste planning for the District, SWACO owns and operates the Franklin County Sanitary Landfill with a maximum daily capacity of 8,000 tons and two solid waste Transfer Stations with a combined capacity of approximately 3,000 tons per day. SWACO is the only solid waste authority in Ohio to own and operate a landfill. SWACO also provides recycling programs, yard waste composting services, public education programs, and other activities to reduce the generation and disposal of solid waste within its jurisdiction.
In addition to the landfill and transfer stations, the organization owns and operates a Community Resource Center. Each of these facilities is used to improve the Franklin County waste stream through diversion, recycling and reuse, and the safe and efficient disposal of waste. SWACO also owns adjacent acreage for economic development and hopes to identify new technologies which will generate additional economic benefit for the community.
The requirements for the position include a bachelor's degree in business, administration, public administration or other related field and ten years of progressively responsible government experience, including five years of management/supervision. Significant budgeting experience with an enterprise fund, management of and strong skills in at least one of the major functions overseen (human resources, finance, information technology or legal) are also required. Preferred qualifications include a master's degree, experience in solid waste, demonstrated experience implementing organizational change initiatives, and working with a Finance Committee and/or governing body.
The expected hiring range is $90,000-$165,000, depending on qualifications, with an excellent benefit package.
Applications will be accepted electronically by The Novak Consulting Group. Apply at thenovakconsultinggroup.com/jobs and submit just one document (Word or PDF) that includes a cover letter, resume with salary history, and list of 3-5 professional references. Open until filled with first review of applications September 11, 2017.
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