Area Director, Collection Operations - N. Los Angeles, CA Area At Waste Management

Req Number: 18000056 | Date Posted: 1/12/2018

Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

I. Job Summary
Manages the financial performance and productivity of multiple Operating Units in the Northern Los Angeles, CA area, including: Santa Clarita, Sun Valley, San Gabriel, Riverside, Moreno Valley, Antelope Valley, etc.  (May be based out of any of these sites; will travel to all.)  Ensures that Operating Units meet or exceed annual objectives and successfully implement organizational initiatives.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned. 

  • Develops and implements a market area operating plan, consistent with the accomplishment of long range established objectives which will enhance effectiveness and delineate responsibilities and authority.
  • Reviews and evaluates market area performance on a continuing basis and establishes proper measures of performance.
  • Counsels managers as to execution of programs, and when necessary provides direction for modification in work plans or implementation of contingency plans in accordance with prevailing business conditions.
  • Develops operating unit budget in a timely manner, forecasting financial and human resource needs for future time periods.
  • Assists managers in budget optimization; provides budget compliance support.
  • Oversees personnel needs of the department including selecting, coaching, and training employees and evaluating employee performance. Provides input into termination, compensation, and promotion decisions.
  • Organizes and schedules all necessary resources required to accomplish activities.
  • Attends regularly scheduled Profit and Loss (P&L) reviews, and executes prescribed programs on routing equipment utilization, equipment maintenance, and labor and material costs.
  • Implements and maintains programs to improve the safety, productivity, and profitability of the Market Area; Ensures compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT)/Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) and other Federal and State regulations. 

III. Supervisory Responsibilities
The highest level of supervisory skills required in this job is the management of managerial employees. This includes:

  • Direct supervision of approximately 15 full-time employees, including: District Managers, District Operations Managers, etc.
  • Indirect supervision of full-time employees, including Operations Specialists, Drivers, etc.

IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree (accredited), or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience: Ten years of relevant experience (in addition to education).

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • Valid driver's license.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • Experience in a position involving operations, customer service, community relations, health and safety, financial, and human resources function, experience as a supervisor or manager; experience implementing safety (OSHA) programs and equipment specifications, experience preparing and managing budgets, and experience resolving labor relations issues required.
  • Ability to travel throughout Southern California; primarily, to sites responsible for, including: Santa Clarita, Sun Valley, San Gabriel, Riverside, Moreno Valley, Antelope Valley, etc.

V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Normal setting for this job is: office setting.

At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Not Specified
Location: Los Angeles, CA, 91352
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Posted: 1/12/2018
Req Number: 18000056

About US

Waste Management is North America's leading provider of integrated environmental solutions. We partner with our customers and communities to manage and reduce waste from collection to disposal while recovering valuable resources and creating clean, renewable energy. We are on a quest for environmental performance, a mission to maximize resource value, while minimizing - and even eliminating - environmental impact so that both our economy and our environment can thrive.

Headquartered in Houston, the company serves nearly 20 million municipal, commercial, industrial, and residential customers through a network of 367 collection operations, 355 transfer stations, 273 active landfill disposal sites, 16 waste-to-energy plants, 104 recycling plants, and 111 beneficial-use landfill gas projects.

We offer a great benefits package which includes Health Care, Family Care, and Financial & Educational Benefits.