Landfill Operations Manager

Job Description

Advanced Disposal is a company that brings fresh ideas and solutions to the business of a clean environment. It is our people who make the difference and leave the world a cleaner, more beautiful place. We are proud to provide cost-effective and environmentally-sound solutions for waste and recycling collection, transportation, processing and disposal. But we do much more than collect garbage. We truly are an environmental services company, and we are looking for our next environmental hero who has the talent and dedication to fulfill our mission: Every day, Driven to Deliver Service First, Safety Always.




Manage daily operations of a hauling/landfill/landfill company. Ensure efficient service to customers while providing a safe work environment for employees and the public




This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.


  • Manage daily operations of the hauling/landfill/landfill company. Implement operating procedures and ensure excellence driver standards are met
  • Manage department staffing levels, including safety issues/claims, hiring, training and performance management of supervisors, drivers, helpers, dispatchers, and other operations employees. Ensure positive morale of operations employees
  • Interact with customers and local, state and federal government employees to resolve customer service concerns and ensure regulatory compliance standards are met
  • Ensure maximum productivity and route management systems for commercial, roll off and residential routes and establishes productivity improvement goals where needed
  • Responsible for the adherence to operating standards, the development of supervisory goals and objectives, and the management of labor hours and disposal expenses
  • Implement and maintain an effective loss control and safety program
  • Provide coaching and counseling for staff development. Train supervisors to interpret and understand productivity and other line of business reports
  • Work with the General Manager and other department managers to ensure the long-term success of the division
  • Approve expenses and manage the budget for the operations department including approval of purchase orders and vendor pricing. Approve the payroll of all employees under direct supervision
  • Oversee and support good working relations between management and employees





  • Knowledge of DOT, OSHA, and other related state and federal regulations
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong motivation and leadership skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of personnel, customers and vendors




Education: High School Diploma, GED and/or equivalent work experience

Years of Experience: Minimum of three years waste industry and/or operations experience, and two years supervisory or management experience. Experience working with routing and re-routing, or as a commercial driver

Certifications: Valid Class A or B CDL




  • Usual office equipment including computer, telephone, fax machines, copier and calculator
  • Microsoft Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
  • Company information system applications such as Trux




  • Primarily usual office environment
  • Occasional exposure to extreme temperatures
  • May be exposed to solvents and chemicals, and refuse in trucks
  • Other risks associated with working around machines, tools, and trucks




  • Ability to lift and/or move 100 pounds or more
  • Ability to organize office systems through adjusting, connecting, lifting, pulling, pushing, bending, or folding for the purpose of proper records development and/or management
  • Ability to use a computer and related devices, such as a keyboard, mouse or other related equipment, throughout the workday white seated at a desk or workstation





This job description is not a contract and does not affect the at-will nature of your employment relationship with Advanced Disposal. Furthermore, this job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and does not and cannot address every responsibility or duty you may be expected to perform during your employment. Advanced Disposal reserves the right to modify or amend this job description at its discretion, without prior notice.


All qualified applicants considered regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, veteran or disability status, religion, age, gender orientation or other protected status