The City of Sunnyvale invites applications for the Solid Waste Programs Division Manager to provide leadership and guidance for the Solid Waste Programs Division staff of the Environmental Services Department. Reporting to the Director of Environmental Services, this manager leads and manages the Solid Waste Programs Division including the award-winning Sunnyvale Materials Recovery and Transfer (SMaRT) Station, the solid waste collection franchise contract and the Sunnyvale Landfill.
The Solid Waste Programs Division is leading the charge towards making Sunnyvale a Zero Waste City with the goal of 90% waste diversion by 2030 through innovative programs like FoodCycle and waste to energy recovery. Other exciting challenges that the Division Manager will be leading is the rebuilding of the SMaRT Station, and the renewal of the waste collection franchise.
The Solid Waste Programs Division Manager is a management classification responsible for a wide range of functions including preparing and administering the divisional budget, supervising technical and professional staff, outside agencies and consultants, leading major projects and representing the Division with other departments.
The minimum qualifications for education and experience can be met in the following way:
A Bachelor's degree from a college or university in environmental science, engineering, business, public administration or a related field; AND
Five years of progressively responsible experience in solid waste management and two years of supervisory experience.
Additional Salary Information:
The City of Sunnyvale contributes 4% of the 7% employee contribution to CalPERS for classic members; contributes 2% of an employee's gross pay to a deferred compensation plan; provides generous retiree medical benefits, and provides fully employer paid medical, dental, and vision benefits
About City of Sunnyvale
Sunnyvale has long enjoyed a plum spot at the center of the Bay Area’s evolution from agriculture, to aerospace and defense, to technology. Our location strikes the perfect balance – a mild, sunny climate with easy access to metropolitan amenities and abundant natural beauty.
With a population of 155,567, Sunnyvale is the seventh largest city in the Bay Area. We’re a center of technology and innovation, but also a town of quiet family neighborhoods, strong schools and a diverse community of people.
Smart, long-range planning has ensured that our City can sustainably offer the services, programs and facilities that make Sunnyvale a great place to live and do business.
Our Department of Public Safety, a pioneer in the model that integrates police, fire and emergency response, has kept Sunnyvale ranked at the top of the nation’s safest cities.
The City’s park and recreation system boasts 23 parks; facilities for golf, tennis and swimming; a library; and an arts complex. Sunnyvale’s historic downtown, home to a variety of local eateries and merchants, hosts frequent art festivals, concerts and a year-round farmers’ market.
Almost 8,000 local businesses provide a rich mix...ture of goods and services, including many icons in tech, manufacturing, retail and R&D.
Bottom line: Our founders knew this was someplace special. The region has always attracted adventurous hard workers seeking opportunity and we’re fortunate that positioned Sunnyvale for success.
But while it’s true that our amazing location has always been a big draw, we also take immense pride in the thoughtful leadership and dedication to community that has made Sunnyvale the true heart of Silicon Valley.