Located on the eastern edge of the American Southwest, Austin is the capital of Texas and one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. Hailed as one of the most livable cities in the country, Austin’s nearly 951,000 residents enjoy unparalleled amenities, unique recreational offerings, and exceptional educational opportunities.
Austin Resource Recovery provides a wide range of services designed to transform waste into resources while keeping the community clean. The City of Austin is committed to a Zero Waste goal to reduce the amount of trash sent to landfills by 90% by the year 2040. The City is seeking a strategic leader who is dedicated to providing excellent customer service to serve as Director of Austin Resource Recovery. The ideal candidate should have a strong business acumen and an ability to efficiently run this complex, self-supporting enterprise. As the City continues its fast-paced growth, this position will play a vital role in the organization as it seeks to improve operations and search for innovative solutions that focus on sustainable growth and a strong infrastructure.
The selected candidate must have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in business administration, public administration, engineering, environmental science, or in a field related to the job, plus 5-7 years of management experience in municipal services and/or solid waste services, 2 years of which were in a managerial or executive capacity.
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