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Lawrence, KS, USA Req #34
Friday, January 20, 2023

The City of Lawrence is seeking to fill the position of Supervisor Solid Waste with responsibilities to supervise field crews engaged in the collection and disposal of commercial and residential solid waste (trash, recycling and yard waste); to assign and direct the work of crews in the field; to participate in a variety of the tasks and duties performed by the crews assigned to field operations and services; and to perform a number of technical and support activities for the solid waste division in the Municipal Services and Operations Department.

Key responsibilities of this position include supervising and reviewing the work of staff providing solid waste services; preparing daily schedules and staff assignments, providing and coordinating the training of staff; overseeing data processing and financial systems associated with billing; preparing, reviewing, and presenting reports; investigating, applying for and administering grants and other alternate funding sources; and assisting with the development and administration of the Solid Waste Division annual budget.

Successful applicant must obtain a Class B CDL within the first year.

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences, solid waste management, public or business administration, or a related field. This position also requires at least Four (4) years of increasingly responsible experience. Supervisory experience is highly encouraged. Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate valid Kansas driver’s license and a 24-hour HAZWOPER training certificate. The successful candidate must pass the background check, and post-offer City physical and drug screen.

Benefits Information:
Health/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance:Various dependent on coverage levels available; FREE Well Care Clinic through LMH; other wellness benefits/perks
Paid Time Off:12 Vacation days, 12 Sick days accrued per year; 2 days Personal Leave,9 PaidHolidays
Retirement: Kansas Public Employees Retirement System (KPERS) 

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $57,096.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $69,388.80
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