Public Works-environmental Services Manager

Location
Lorton, Virginia
Salary
$81,571.98 - $135,952.96 Annually
Posted
Dec 11, 2021
Closes
Jan 15, 2022
Ref
21-02688
Hours
Full Time
Job Announcement

Provides general supervision of operations and maintenance work at any of the solid waste management program facilities to include the I-95 Landfill Complex. Coordinates and supervises human and equipment resources at multiple points of public service and operational support facilities. Provides support to and collaborates closely with site engineering, environmental compliance staff, and county agencies in order to perform necessary facility maintenance, repair, and meet all applicable county, state, and federal regulations. Coordinates operational support to and monitors construction and environmental remediation projects. Resolves problems with customers, contractors, and/or engineers. Approves or recommends change orders and, as authorized, approves contract payments. Provides day-to-day oversight of and support for emergency operations programs such as snow removal, flood or other disaster recovery, and operations contingency plans. Assists in developmental strategies for debris collection and disposal in response to natural disasters, emergencies and court ordered directives. Directs emergency response practice drills. Participates and assists in long range planning for public works/environmental services management operations, emergency response, and capital projects. Maintains current and strong working knowledge of continuity of operations plans, critical infrastructure, environmental and regulatory compliance, and/or long-term engineering support needs. Supports the development and implementation of succession plans for site operations leadership. Through use of subordinate staff as necessary, ensure adequate supplies and availability of necessary equipment to effect safe, efficient, and high-quality operations in an environmentally-sound manner. Monitors service provider and material supply contracts to ensure compliance with county procurement standards and procedures. As needed, prepares technical specifications for Department of Procurement and Supply Management (DPSM) contracts, and serves as liaison with the agency's financial administration group and DPSM on procurement actions. Monitors operations, maintenance, and repair costs to ensure compliance with financial and budgetary goals. Maintains databases and prepares reports as directed. Reviews equipment condition and performance in order to plan for replacement cycles and upgrades. Coordinates facility tours, gives educational presentations, responds to citizen written and verbal requests for information or assistance, and presents technical information at citizen meetings.

Employment Standards

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following: (Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for “Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to”) graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree in environmental sciences, engineering, construction management, or a related field; plus six years of experience in an environmental, engineering or construction management program, which includes one year of supervisory experience.

CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES REQUIRED:
  • A valid driver's license.
  • Class I, II, III or IV Waste Management Facility Operators License required within 18 months of hire.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
The appointee to this position will be required to complete a criminal background check, credit check, and driving record check to the satisfaction of the employer.

All newly hired employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (two weeks after the last required dose) as a condition of employment or obtain approval of a medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. Proof of an exemption or vaccination status will be required during the pre-employment onboarding process. New employees who obtain an exemption from the vaccine mandate for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will still be subject to the weekly testing requirement. Vaccinated employees and employees with a medical or religious exemption will complete the attestation online on their first day of employment or shortly thereafter.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidates possesses the following: three or more years of Solid Waste experience; three or more years supervising trade staff; and, three to five years working a landfill and/or three to five years working in the heavy construction industry, an environmental or related field. Virginia SW Management Facility Operator Class I license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to effectively communicate in English with the public and employees both orally and in writing. Regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or keyboard, reach with hands and arms, stoop, talk and hear. Ability to read, write, and interpret written documents. All duties performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Panel interviews and may include exercises.

Fairfax County Government prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetics, political affiliation, or military status in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of its workforce.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. Contact 703-324-4900 for assistance. TTY 703-222-7314. EEO/AA/TTY.

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