The Executive Director will lead, direct, and oversee all aspects of the Authority to meet goals and objectives established by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director is responsible for providing efficient solid waste and wastewater management for St. Thomas, St. Croix, St. John and Water Island; maintaining the financial integrity of the Authority; and achieving compliance with local and federal environmental and safety requirements. The Executive Director works to make the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority a model authority for the Caribbean.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Include the following (with other duties as assigned):
Plans, leads and controls all aspects of the daily operations of the Authority through the executive staff and other employees.
Keeps the Board of Directors informed of all significant activities and implements the Board’s policies and objectives.
Establishes the strategic direction of the Authority in coordination and subject to the approval of the Board of Directors.
Establishes policies, procedures and operating and customer-services objectives for the Authority in coordination with the Board of Directors.
Leads efforts in source-separation, recycling and composting initiatives to develop zero-waste operations.
Creates a team-based culture within the Authority characterized by teamwork, cooperation and good communications.
Is responsible for the long-range strategic plan for the Authority, the annual operating budget and 10-year capital investment plan.
Establishes a culture of continuous improvement of all activities and processes focused on increasing the efficiency of the Authority’s services while concurrently reducing costs and cycle time.
Periodically reviews operating results versus performance objectives and takes action to address unsatisfactory results.
Directly manages executives and establishes measurable objectives, performance measures and customer-service requirements for each executive.
Ensures that the Authority is compliant with federal statutes, decrees, orders, regulations, and imposed timelines.
Additional Salary Information: CONTRACT COMMITMENT - Minimum of three (3) years
About Virgin lslands Waste Management Authority
The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA), established in January of 2004, was created to develop and implement a comprehensive waste management program for the Territory.