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Assistant Solid Waste Superintendent


Organization : City of Amarillo
Job Category : Solid Waste
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : TX
City : City of Amarillo
Salary and Benefits : See Agancy website for more details:

City of Amarillo, TX

Assistant Solid Waste Superintendent
Annual salary range: up to $85,000 DOE
Application deadline: Open until filled.
First review of resumes: Friday, February 19, 2021.

With nearly 200,000 residents across 100 square miles, Amarillo is the 14th most populated city in Texas. As an independent and standalone city, the community offers residents all that is needed to enjoy a comfortable life and other sizeable communities are within a day’s drive: Lubbock, Dallas-Fort Worth, Albuquerque, and Oklahoma City.

The Assistant Solid Waste Superintendent of Disposal will work under the direction of the Solid Waste Superintendent and provide oversight of the division’s operations and programs.

Examples of Essential Duties:

  • Manages and supervises the Transfer Station and Landfill departments.
  • Manages operations to ensure compliance with the State of Texas Municipal Solid Waste Permit, including renewal and review.
  • Collects, analyzes, and makes reports to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
  • Supervises employees, including the hiring, evaluation, discipline, training, handling of issues and corrective action plans, and termination of employees for the departments; prepares performance evaluations for all direct reports and reviews all performance evaluations prepared by subordinates.
  • Accounts for the inventory and City property assigned to each department and oversees the annual inventory.
  • Prepares and manages the annual fiscal year operating and Capital Improvement budgets for the Transfer Station and Landfill.
  • Implements and manages Capital Improvement projects for both the Transfer Station and Landfill.
  • Plans and supervises purchases within the departments according to City policies, including purchases for containers, office supplies, uniforms, first aid supplies, and all capital expenses for both the Transfer Station and Landfill.
  • Analyzes and reviews operational and production data.
  • Monitors and manages the daily operations of the Transfer Station and Landfill departments including work in progress, manpower allocation, projects, purchases and payroll.
  • Manages the employee safety program for the departments including planning, evaluating, training, accident follow-up, reporting and implementation of City and departmental policies and procedures.
  • Oversees the handling of Transfer Station and Landfill communications.
  • Complies with all reporting requirements for the City, state and federal governments.

The City of Amarillo’s Solid Waste Collection and Disposal Division is responsible for the collection and disposal of the City’s trash and garbage. The City’s landfill is the disposal burial site for non-hazardous solid waste collected in Amarillo and the surrounding communities. The City utilizes a fully automated, containerized collection system that is both safe and efficient.

To be considered, please submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, and resume to:

For additional information, contact:

Josh Jones
CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
City of Amarillo, TX website:


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