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Director Environmental Management

Charleston County

Charleston County

Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Charleston County is looking for a Director of Environmental Management to lead the department. The Director of Environmental Management must be able to embrace and lead change, possess strong interpersonal skills and efficiently balance multiple priorities.

HIRING SALARY RANGE: $126,838 - $166,233 (Estimated Annual Salary)


Duties and Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities:

Plans, organizes, directs and evaluates the management of all facilities, resources, and personnel required to provide comprehensive solid waste collection and processing, recycling collection and processing, and related activities. This includes the ultimate responsibility and oversite for public-private-partner contracts for the operations of multiple county assets and facilities related to the material recovery facility (MRF), residential and commercial solid waste and recycling collection systems, and disposal systems.

Develops policies and procedures designed to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of departmental operations and address solid waste environmental needs within the County.

Develops and administers the departmental budget.

Organizes resources within the department, including assigning necessary manpower to refuse routes
and ensuring trucks and related equipment are in operable order to complete assigned duties.

Evaluates and interprets complex contracts with respect to services, large projects or regulatory enforcement and activity.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Sciences, Public Administration or Management, Business Administration or Management, or a related field, with a Master’s Degree preferred

5 years or more of experience in Solid Waste Operations, including considerable time in a supervisory management role or extensive experience with regulatory requirements, laws and regulations.