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
The Disposal Operations Management Trainee (DOMT) position is part of a required developmental training program lasting up to 18 months. The duties and responsibilities are under the direction and supervision of WM frontline managers (e.g., Area Directors of Disposal Operations, Landfill District Managers, and Operations Managers) related to the operations of a landfill. The primary mentor for this position will be the Landfill District Manager at the training location to which the DOMT is assigned or the Area Director of Disposal Operations. The DOMT, through assigned work activities, a training curriculum, and hands-on projects, will develop a strong working knowledge of all aspects of the day-to-day disposal operations at a WM landfill, including but not limited to, safety, environmental protection and permitting, finance and accounting, personnel management, heavy equipment, community and customer service, construction and engineering, gas and leachate management, and waste streams and sales. The Disposal OMT training program is designed to develop individuals into Operations Managers and District Managers with a strong career path to Directors of Disposal Operations or other roles.
II. Duties and Responsibilities
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job may have periodic leadership / management responsibilities throughout the program.
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
B. Preferred Certificates, Licenses or Registrations
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
D. Key Competencies Required
V. Essential Functions, Environment and Physical Requirements
While some of the Disposal OMT work is performed within an office atmosphere, field work and frequent field assignments are the core foundation of the DOMT and operations positions. These field assignments will include exposure to the elements, weather, and other non-office type conditions. When conducting field work and assignments one should posses the ability to ascend onto and descend from various pieces of heavy equipment and ride accordingly for many consecutive hours. The DOMT will be exposed to climatic weather as depicted by the geographical region for which you reside or are assigned. A Disposal OMT will also periodically be required to work non-traditional work schedules i.e. 12 hour workdays, some weekends, some early start times, etc.
This program strongly prefers the candidate to have the ability to relocate throughout the U.S and Canada either for the Disposal OMT program or when placed into a permanent operations role. The program may require some travel (both air and car).
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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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.