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The City of Santa Monica is seeking a Resource Recovery & Recycling Manager (RRR Manager) to lead the City’s efforts in providing comprehensive, cost-effective solid waste management to residents and businesses in an environmentally sound manner. The RRR Manager leads the Resource Recovery & Recycling Division in its operations of waste collection services, street sweeping, and Zero Waste Water programs with 96.2 FTEs and a FY 2017-18 operating budget of $25 million. The RRR Manager serves as a key member to the Public Works Department’s leadership team, collaborating with the City Manager, City Department Directors, and Division Managers to incorporate state-of-the-art methods and technology into the resource recovery and recycling programs and operations. The ideal candidate will be an innovative leader with superb interpersonal skills and judgement, and a demonstrated understanding of solid waste practices with an emphasis on zero waste technologies and diversion strategies.

The annual salary for this position is a maximum of $173,748 (DOQ) plus a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including CalPERS Retirement.



Requires a Bachelor's degree and 5 years of progressively responsible experience managing solid waste programs and policy efforts or other similar public works programs, operations, and administration with 2 years of supervisory and management experience. 

Interested candidates should apply by submitting a cover letter, and comprehensive resume to [email protected] prior to August 28, 2017. Confidential inquiries welcomed to Heather Renschler at 916-630-4900. Detailed brochure available at www.ralphandersen.com.


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