General Manager- Environment & Science Municipal Services and Operations Department
Starting Salary: $94,880 to $104,367 Annually; DOQ
Full Salary Range: $94,880 to $137,575 Annually
RESPONSIBILITIES:Provides planning, management and oversight of the Municipal Services and Operations Department functions, including all functions related to water/wastewater NELAP certified laboratories, industrial pretreatment, environmental regulations and permitting, environmental programs, and household hazardous waste. The General Manager will coordinate technology, data management, science and analytics. Ensures compliance with regulatory standards and permit requirements. Manage the development and implementation of the division and program goals, objectives, policies, and priorities within each service. Participate in the development and administration of the Department annual budget for specific areas assigned; forecast additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures. Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor workload, administrative and support systems and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement; direct the implementation of changes. Responsible for resolving highly sensitive issues with regulatory agencies, citizens and other departments; to coordinate assigned activities with other departments, divisions and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex support to the department director.
QUALIFICATIONS: Six (6) years of increasingly responsible professional experience including two years of specific experience in the functional areas assigned. Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in the specific functional areas assigned. Master’s degree strongly preferred. Three (3) years of combined supervisory or management experience in developing and implementing programs. NELAC Assessor certification or 2+ years NELAP quality system experience is preferred. Appropriate regulatory agency certifications as needed. Must possess an appropriate, valid driver’s license.
Additional Salary Information: Full Salary Range: $94,880 to 137,575
About City of Lawrence, KS
The City of Lawrence employs approximately 830 full-time and 600 part-time employees. Lawrence is a diverse and multifaceted city that provides all many of the amenities of a large metropolitan area, while still maintaining a strong sense of community. Located in Northeast Kansas, Lawrence is just 45 minutes west of Kansas City, and 30 minutes east of Topeka, the state capital. Lawrence offers a rich and fascinating history, a wide range of exciting cultural experiences, nationally recognized educational institutions, and some of the most unique and enjoyable shopping opportunities in the Midwest. Lawrence possesses all of the aspects of a friendly, active and culturally diverse community. With the perfect combination of small-town hospitality and big-city attractions, Lawrence lays claim to its share of national recognition and historical significance.