Full-Time Solid Waste Manager


Date Posted: 5/5/2022

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Starting Salary Range

 Annual Salary:  $76,419.20 to $79,372.80 or negotiable, commensurate with experience and qualifications.

This position will also be eligible for Clay County’s benefit package, along with opportunities for career development and personal growth.


  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university preferably in Civil or Environmental Engineering.  Education in natural sciences, planning or related field
  • 5 to 8 years of prior work-related experience 
  • Managerial/Supervisory experience
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license
  • Must successfully complete a background investigation
  • Must complete required licensing within 1 year

Application Information

  • If you are an eligible military veteran and wish to claim Veteran’s Preference, you must present a legible photocopy of your DD214 form to the Office of Human Resources. All veterans who are certified will be considered for appointment

Duties and Essential Functions

The listed examples may not include all the duties performed by all positions in this class. 

    • Oversees county solid waste and landfill activities and functions; revises, updates and maintains county waste management program and related plans.
    • Designs, implements and administers county waste abatement activities and problem-waste management programs.
    • Analyzes, revises, and administers financial plans for waste management related activities.
    • Educates public and private sectors on waste-related matters.
    • Administers solid waste programs and other engineering functions in cooperation with the County Highway Department.

Clay County provides all eligible employees these great benefits:

  • Paid Vacation Time  - 12 days per year (increases with longevity)
  • Paid Sick Leave – 12 days per year
  • Paid Holidays – 10 per year
  • Paid Single Health Insurance Plans
  • Paid Single Dental Insurance
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • County Contribution into the Public Employees Retirement Association (PERA)

Additional benefits offered to eligible Clay County employees:

  • Family Health Insurance Plans
  • Vision Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance   
  • Supplemental Life Insurance for Spouse
  • Life Insurance for Dependents
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Cancer Insurance
  • Accident Insurance
  • Critical Illness Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Wellness Plans
  • Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Some positions offer remote and flexible work schedules