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Landfill Operations Manager - Anderson, CA

Waste Management • Anderson, CA

Posted 6 days ago

Job Snapshot

Degree - High School
Other Great Industries

Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

ready to develop your career?


  Stability. Great Pay. Advancement.

Join the Waste Management team today.  You’ll develop a career focused on positive change and advancement.  You’ll be part of a dynamic team, grow as a leader, and earn amazing benefits.  Waste Management:  It’s not trash; it’s a dependable job you can make into a career.   

The Opportunity:  

As a Landfill Operations Manager at Waste Management you’ll ensure the highest standards of environmental safety and operational excellence by effectively managing the day-to-day operations of the landfill.  Processing 8 to 10K ton daily! You’ll lead a team and oversee budgets, vendors, suppliers, contractors and a maintenance setting. Your knowledge hands on experience repairing yellow iron vehicles will allow you to train employees, understand service-related issues, maintain high standards in maintenance settings and ensure all safety standards are being upheld.  Your ability to create a positive work environment for all employees will be highly valued in this role.

Some Basic Requirements:  

  • Bachelor’s degree or High School Diploma/GED and (4+) years of relevant work experience in yellow iron fleet maintenance. 
  •  Landfill experience is highly preferred, as well as grading, hands on understanding of how to work different dirt surfaces, work and train on yellow iron equipment.

  • The highest level of direct and indirect supervisory skills for approximately, 6+ full-time employees, including: equipment operators, scale house attendants, and laborers. 

  • Proficient computer and communication skills (verbal and written.)


We’ll provide you with a competitive salary and a top-notch benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short- and Long-Term Disability.  You can participate in our Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), a fantastic company match on 401K, and more!  You’ll also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days.   

The Company:  

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America.  We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength.  WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.  

More Details:

Ensures smooth operation of landfill: ongoing construction, permitting, leachate/gas management.

Minimizes operational costs while maximizing productivity and maintaining safety and environmental compliance.

Continually works to reduce turnaround time for trucks in and out of site.

Accurately tracks waste volume and weight.

Acts as a liaison, where necessary, for community relationships.

Actively monitors ongoing permitting issues.

Complies with and ensures adherence to Waste Management’s Mission to Zero standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient operations.

Meets all financial review dates and corporate directed programs in a timely fashion.

Oversees personnel needs of the department including selecting, coaching, and training employees and evaluating employee performance. Provides input into termination, compensation, and promotion decisions.

Assists in the budget process as required.

Ensures the cleanliness and maintenance of the physical property of the landfill through inspections and preventive maintenance programs with supervisors/employees.

Conducts and/or attends and contributes to periodic safety meetings to maintain favorable working relationships among employees and promote maximum morale, productivity, and efficiency.

Provides training and presentations as needed in a positive and professional manner.

Updates and submits required reports in a timely manner.


Don’t delay and apply today! 

I understand that applying to this job indicates that I have the legal right to work in the United States. I agree to perform physical duties of this position as outlined in the job with or without reasonable accommodations. I understand that if offered the position, I will be required to pass a drug screen.
Job ID: 19007790
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