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Commission Manager

Job Type: 
Safety / Health / Environment
Lacombe County
Job Description : 

Lacombe Regional Waste Services Commission (LRWSC) is seeking a seasoned leader to join the LRWSC team as the Commission Manager.

Reporting to the LRWSC Board Chair, the Commission Manager will provide operational and administrative leadership of the 5 solid waste facilities within the Lacombe County boundaries.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and administer the efficient and cost effective operation of the solid waste facilities while ensuring compliance with applicable regulatory bodies;
  • Lead the Commission: build and champion customer service standards of excellence in the delivery of all LRWSC programs;
  • Liaise with other levels of government, the private sector and the public regarding Commission matters;
  • Research alternative/innovative methods of waste disposal and recycling and handling that reflect the shifting customer needs and demands;
  • Perform general accounting responsibilities: assist in the preparation of annual reports, the financial statement and the annual audit;
  • Maintain certification of landfill operations for a Class IIIC Landfill.

Ideal Qualifications: This position requires an individual with demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills, strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities, excellent communication skills (verbal, written and listening) and the ability to effectively manage and prioritize multiple demands. As a strong collaborator, the ideal candidate will be adept at relationship building, especially with the LRWSC Board, customers and the general public. The individual will also have a working knowledge and understanding of the Municipal Government Act and of other provincial and federal legislation relevant to landfill operation. Preferably, the individual has post-secondary education in Environmental Science, Business, or some other related  discipline and a minimum of 5 years of relevant direct experience in a management role with proven budgetary experience.  Solid waste management experience is an asset.

What does LRWSC have to offer? LRWSC offers an excellent competitive compensation package including a defined benefit pension plan, a comprehensive health and dental benefits package, a health/wellness spending account, and more.

A complete job description can be found online at: www.lrwsc.ca.  




Closing Date: 
February 11, 2019
Application Return: 

Please forward your resume, cover letter and salary expectations by February 11, 2019 to:

E-mail: hr@lacombecounty.com | Fax: 403.782.3820 | www.lacombecounty.com

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those invited for an interview will be contacted.  Please note: All applicants must be legally entitled to live and work in Canada.  This competition may remain open longer until a suitable candidate is found.