Facility Manager

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Casella Waste Systems, Inc. [Nasdaq: CWST] is a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, recycling, and organics services. Casella operates facilities in 6 northeastern states, with 2,400 employees, and annual revenues of approximately $670 million.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. has opened a search for a hands-on, experienced Facility Manager to join our Grasslands Agricultural Processing Facility in Chateaugay, NY.  The Facility is a state of the art biosolids processing facility, equipped with the Schwing Bioset Advanced Alkalization system, that processes 50,000 tons per year of municipal biosolids into a Class A Agricultural and Soil Amendment Product.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Oversee daily operations, facility maintenance, and repairs at the Grasslands biosolids processing plant safely, effectively and efficiently and within compliance with all applicable permits, rules and regulations
  • Meet financial goals set for the facility, and actively engage in budgeting and accounting procedures to ensure accurate facility financial expectations are set and met
  • Provide exceptional service and communication to all feedstock providers and product customers
  • Lead and develop a team of committed, engaged employees at the Facility
  • Complete operational tasks and maintain work areas such that the safety of all workers and visitors is protected
  • Develop excellent community relations with all stakeholders and be actively engaged in neighbor, customer, community, and municipal government communications
  • Actively work with product sales staff to produce a high product quality, develop new products, and other actions to enable product demand

Education, Experience & Certifications:

  • 5 plus years direct operations experience
  • 4 year BS or BA degree in relevant area or equivalent education and work experience
  • Experienced manager and supervisor
  • Direct experience with environmental services, waste industry, water & wastewater process, composting, soils and agriculture, beneficial use of residuals, and applicable regulatory framework is preferred

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Proficient knowledge and competence to operate all facility equipment, including rolling stock such as pay loaders, tractors, and similar equipment
  • Firm understanding of pumps, conveyors and other mechanical equipment
  • Strong communication skills, written, oral, and electronic
  • Basic computer skills including comfort with e-mail and Microsoft office suite
  • Strong organizational and time management skills

Casella Attributes:

  • Positive, team-oriented attitude
  • Demonstrated team builder
  • Proven work ethic
  • Willing to take action to continuously improve

We offer excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and a 401(k) Plan. 

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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