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Columbus Consolidated Government is seeking a Integrated Waste Manager. This position manages the integrated waste fund. Interviews, hires, trains, assigns, supervises, evaluates, and disciplines personnel; addresses complaints and resolves problems. Manages solid waste collection to include household garbage, recycling, yard waste, and bulk waste collection. Manages solid waste disposal & recycling for Muscogee County; prepares reports and ensures EPD compliance is maintained for sanitary landfills; analyzes and develops major requirements for finances, equipment, facilities, and personnel for waste collection and disposal. Develops and supervises sanitary landfill expansion and equipment replacement programs; assesses needs and conducts research to determine location and quantity of land required for landfill development. Plans the development and operational control of inert disposal facilities. Develops and manages contracts for engineering services involving waste management; negotiates technical requirements, pricing, and other aspects of contract management, implementation, and final inspection. Develops and updates the City’s Solid Waste Management Plan. Performs cost of services analysis and makes recommendations for fee adjustments. Organizes, plans, and conducts special operations for the department. Supervises the work of the Community Service Division; Coordinates interactions among the waste & recycle collection/disposal divisions to ensure the timely completion of major projects. Advises the Public Works Director, City Manager, and division managers concerning issues involving the development and regulatory compliance of service projects. Organizes, plans, and conducts public meetings on Public Service issues; speaks at civic and industrial organizations concerning solid waste and recycling issues. Serves on committees related to solid waste management, recycling, used tire recovery, used oil recovery, and other environmental issues. Maintains and upgrades professional knowledge, skills, and development by attending seminars and reading trade and professional journals and publications. Performs other related duties as assigned.



Knowledge of the principles and practices of budgeting, accounting, and personnel management. Knowledge of local codes, ordinances, and state and federal laws related to landfill operations and solid waste collection. Knowledge of the materials, methods, and techniques of landfill development and maintenance. Knowledge of recycling, composting & waste diversion techniques. Skilled in public outreach & education. Knowledge of the principles of records management. Knowledge of standard business arithmetic. Skill in developing and implementing policies and procedures. Skill in problem-solving and decision making. Skill in management and supervision.  Skill in operating standard office equipment. Skill in oral and written communication.



Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Environmental Engineering, Public Administration, Business Administration, or a related field is required. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the diverse objectives and functions of the subunits in the department in order to direct and coordinate work within the department, usually interpreted to require three to five years of related experience. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.


The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table. The work is typically performed in an office setting but site visits are required.


The Columbus Consolidated Government offers an exceptional compensation and benefits packet. The salary range for this position is $ 71,908.84


Benefits include the following:


Low-cost Medical Insurance                                                                                       Retirement Plan
Dental Programs                                                        
Supplemental Life Insurance                                     
Long Term Disability                                                
Sick Leave                                                                 
Direct Deposit & Credit Union                                  

Prescription Drug Card

Retirement Plan

Life Insurance Plans

Deferred Compensation Plans

Vacation Leave

11 Paid Holidays

Employee Assistance Program


How To Apply:


Candidates will be evaluated throughout the recruiting period.


Questions and inquiries may be directed to:

Reather Hollowell

Director of Human Resources
Columbus Consolidated Government
P. O. Box 1340
Columbus, Georgia 31902-1340
Telephone: 706-225-3631


An Equal Opportunity Employer

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