Located on the Arkansas River at the Arkansas- Oklahoma border, scenic Fort Smith is “where the New South meets the Old West.” Fort Smith is the second largest city in the state and has a population of just over 88,000. This thriving community is a hub for commerce and boasts a diverse economy, a rich history, and a promising future.
The purpose of the Fort Smith Department of Sanitation is to lead the community in a commitment to shared environmental responsibility. The Director of Sanitation is responsible for all aspects of the Sanitation Department including direction for the following divisions: Residential Collection, Commercial/Industrial Collection, Landfill, and Fleet/Grounds Maintenance.
A bachelor’s degree is required with specialization in business, environmental management, or public administration preferred. Knowledge of the operations of a sanitation department and/or sanitary landfill is preferred. The selected candidate must be able to develop and maintain sound management policies and procedures and to participate in their administration.
Additional Salary Information: The starting salary range is $66,580 to $85,716 with growth potential to $104,811.
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