Humboldt Waste Management Authority Eureka, CA, USA
Jan 11, 2021Full Time
THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR POSITION Under the general policy direction of the HWMA Board, the Executive Director plans, organizes, coordinates, and directs the programs and activities of HWMA. Some of these varied programs and activities include annual budget development, long-range planning, personnel functions, facility operations, landfill management, contract negotiations and management, risk management including environmental health and safety, environmental compliance, member agency support on waste and recycling issues, capital project management, and representation of HWMA in meetings with public officials, staff from other public agencies, civic groups, media and various contractors. The next Executive Director must possess the political and business acumen to manage and direct a large, multi-faceted operation serving multiple jurisdictional entities. They can expect to work closely with the community, contractors, franchise haulers, Board of Directors, and staff on various issues and projects. Current key tasks include: Building upon regionalization efforts and regional-based activities and projects with ongoing participation and support of Member Agencies, and non-member agencies, to implement goals identified in the “2013-2023 Strategic Plan”. Assisting Member Agencies in meeting State mandates associated with SB 1383 (Short-Lived Climate Pollutants) and AB 1826 (Mandatory Commercial Organics Recycling). Assisting the Solid Waste Local Task Force Developing Facilities Planning and Improvements necessary to meet the increased demand for diversion services, climate change, and regulatory compliance. Coordinating an educational campaign to improve the quality of residential curbside recyclables collection and reduction of contaminants. Developing a forest properties management plan. Providing presentations and information to the Humboldt County Board of Supervisors, City Councils and other interested organizations. COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS The salary range is $114,500 – $139,212 depending on qualifications with an excellent benefits package including: Retirement: Membership in the CalPERS 2% at 55 for classic/legacy members and 2% at 62 for new members. HWMA does not participate in Social Security. Deferred Compensation: Employees may voluntarily enroll in HWMA’s deferred compensation plan. Insurance: HWMA provides low-cost medical, dental and vision care insurance, where employees pay their portion of the medical premiums. Current medical plans include Anthem Blue Cross. Other insurance paid by HWMA includes Employee Assistance Program, $25,000 life insurance and long-term disability insurance. Paid Leave: Holiday: 14 days per year Vacation: 12 days per year, with established increase based on years of service. Sick Leave: 12 days per year Management Leave: 12 days per year.