Landfill Manager

City of Quesnel

Landfill Manager

Full-Time Exempt
Competition #19-58

The City of Quesnel is a vibrant community where 10,000 people live within the city limits and another 13,000 live in the surrounding area and call Quesnel home. Quesnel is located in the central interior of British Columbia. If you're moving here from one of the larger centres in the province, you'll be amazed by the affordable housing costs, accessible amenities, and short commutes, we're able to get out and enjoy the nature that surrounds us. From hockey to soccer, downhill skiing to aquafit and trail running, yoga to zumba, or a more rural lifestyle with hunting, fishing to peaceful snowshoeing, there is plenty to keep you and your family as busy as you want to be in Quesnel. Here, we live a well-rounded lifestyle; we don't believe in working hard for a life you can't enjoy. We're friendly and approachable. It's in our nature to welcome you and your family, warmly.

For more information on the City of Quesnel refer to our relocation guide at:

The City of Quesnel is looking for a Landfill Manager to join our Public Works team. Reporting to the Director of Public Works Operations, is responsible for all day-to-day operations of the Quesnel Landfill, including all budgeting, long-term planning, recycling and waste diversion initiatives for the facility. This person will lead a team of unionized staff to achieve excellence in solid waste operations. This role ensures the site is operated in a safe, efficient manner year round while adhering to environmental and regulatory requirements. This position requires contract management experience, strong leadership and organizational skills.

Must have an undergraduate degree in natural resource science, engineering, environmental studies, or related field (an equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered); five (5) years of related experience in solid waste management; three (3) years’ experience in a supervisory capacity, preferably in a unionized environment; specialized training in solid waste management, such as certification by the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA), is preferred.

See our website for a full job description.

This position has a salary of $$85,000 and includes a comprehensive benefit package, Municipal Pension Plan and relocation assistance.

Posting Date: November 25, 2019

Application Deadline: December 9, 2019

How to apply:
Please send your resume with competition number, in confidence to:

Human Resources Manager
City of Quesnel
410 Kinchant Street
Quesnel, BC V2J 7J5

Apply online or Email: (Word or pdf document only please)

Organization: City of Quesnel

Location: Quesnel, BC
Region: North Central / Cariboo
Professional Categories: Engineering,Solid Waste & Recycling
Posted: November 29, 2019, 10:22 am
Expires: December 9, 2019, 4:30 pm

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