Career Postings

    Douglas County Public Works—Solid Waste Division Manager

    Roseburg, OR
    Full Time Position
    $68,889.60 - $98,467.20 Annually

    This position serves as Manager of the Douglas County Public Works Solid Waste Division.  The Division Manager organizes and directs all activities related to the management of the division; assumes responsibility for the planning, management and coordination of the Solid Waste Program for Douglas County and provides expert and technical waste management advice to the Public Works Director and Board of Commissioners; assesses program needs then develops, directs, coordinates and evaluates plans and programs; establishes and interprets policy and procedure; develops and monitors division budget; and supervises support staff.  This position is responsible for supervising employees who are represented in a labor union.

    Visit the Douglas County job board for full information and to apply

    General Functions

    Manage the Solid Waste division which includes develop, implement, and evaluate solid waste programs and services; coordinate division activities with other department programs and outside agencies; develop short- and long-range goals and objectives of the solid waste program; prepare and monitor division budget.  Establish, interpret and evaluate policy and procedure. Supervise support staff; offer technical assistance as needed.  Ensure programs are in compliance with County policies and Federal and State regulations.  Assume accountability for work performed within the division.  Is the lead in selection and training of division personnel and evaluation of the solid waste program.  Represent the division's activities and programs to the community and regulatory agencies.  Assure citizen complaints related to division activity are properly resolved.  Interpret policy and procedure to the public.  Provide project review; coordinate with other department staff, contractors and vendors regarding scheduling and cost estimates.  Order and account for program materials; monitor fiscal expenditures and revenues; maintain accurate records of materials, costs, equipment and inspections.  Evaluate condition of equipment with supervisors and recommend repair or replacement.


    MINUMUM Qualifications

    Eight years progressively responsible work experience in waste management on a large scale which includes three years of direct management experience.  At time of appointment, must possess valid Oregon driver's license.

     

    DOUGLAS COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


     

     

    Jacobs—Planner / Economist

    Support our waste management clients in Oregon and across the U.S. and have a hand in transforming solid waste practices throughout the region. As a Planner or Economist in our Integrated Waste Solutions group, you will have the chance to deliver solid waste management projects that include providing solid waste master plans, waste diversion plans, corporate waste strategies, organic waste diversion and processing strategies, rate studies, procurement assistance, and cost of services analysis while working with waste management clients in Oregon and throughout the western US regional market. During your time with us, you will also have the opportunity use your knowledge of the solid waste management stream to apply the right tools and systems to organize and successfully deliver projects. If you're up for the challenge, we've been looking for someone just like you.

    Visit the Jacobs job board for full information and to apply

    General duties and responsibilities include:

    • Leading the planning efforts on solid waste projects, consistent with project delivery and design processes, and interface with the client on work progress and technical aspects of the project.
    • Supporting business development activities related to waste management planning projects in Oregon, leading to the award of contracts. This would include client relationship development, project-specific positioning activities, proposal preparation, and oral presentations consistent with established business development processes.


    This position will be located in Portland, OR and must be able to travel to project sites as needed.


    Qualifications

    • BS/BA degree in planning, economics, or finance
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience, including 7 years in the waste management industry
    • Some project management experience, including capability to manage tasks or small to average projects
    • Have a proven track record in account management, and in positioning for, preparing proposals, and winning solid waste projects
    • Experience with solid waste planning and financial analysis


    In addition to the minimum qualifications, the preferred candidate will also have:

    • An advanced degree in a relevant discipline
    • 10-15 years of experience in the waste management industry

     

    Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


     

     

    Jacobs—Waste Transfer / Processing Facility Project Manager

    Support our waste management clients in Oregon and across the U.S. and have a hand in transforming solid waste practices throughout the region. As a Planner or Economist in our Integrated Waste Solutions group, you will have the chance to deliver solid waste management projects that include providing solid waste master plans, waste diversion plans, corporate waste strategies, organic waste diversion and processing strategies, rate studies, procurement assistance, and cost of services analysis while working with waste management clients in Oregon and throughout the western US regional market. During your time with us, you will also have the opportunity use your knowledge of the solid waste management stream to apply the right tools and systems to organize and successfully deliver projects. If you're up for the challenge, we've been looking for someone just like you.

    Visit the Jacobs job board for full information and to apply

    General duties and responsibilities include:

    • Acts as the company’s prime contact with the client and is responsible for overall work progress and technical performance on the project. 
    • Leads and manages the project team through all phases of project planning, execution, and closeout, consistent with established project delivery processes to meet the scope, schedule, budget as stated in the contract. 
    • Completes the scope of work to the satisfaction of the client, while simultaneously ensuring that Jacobs’s Health, Safety, and Environment, quality, financial, risk management, business and policy expectations are met. 
    • Works closely with project delivery leadership and other senior project manager/operations leaders who provide support and mentoring. 
    • Support business development activities related to transfer stations, material recovery facilities, and waste processing facilities across the U.S., leading to the award of waste management contracts. This would include client relationship development, project-specific positioning activities, proposal preparation, and oral presentations consistent with established business development processes.


    Qualifications

    • BS degree in an engineering or architecture discipline, preferably mechanical, structural, civil or environmental engineering or industrial architecture 
    • Minimum of 15 years of experience, including 10 years in the waste management industry 
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license or Licensed Architect, as applicable 
    • Project management experience, preferably including management of projects of average to difficult complexity 
    • Experience in account management, and in positioning for, preparing proposals, and winning solid waste projects 
    • Experience leading the design of transfer stations, composting, waste processing, and material recovery facilities 


    In addition to the minimum qualifications, the preferred candidate will also have:

    • MS degree in an engineering, architecture or relevant discipline 
    • 15-20 years of experience in the waste management industry

     

    Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.


     

     

    Jacobs—Landfill Engineer

    Support our waste management clients in Oregon and across the U.S. and have a hand in transforming solid waste practices throughout the region. As a Planner or Economist in our Integrated Waste Solutions group, you will have the chance to deliver solid waste management projects that include providing solid waste master plans, waste diversion plans, corporate waste strategies, organic waste diversion and processing strategies, rate studies, procurement assistance, and cost of services analysis while working with waste management clients in Oregon and throughout the western US regional market. During your time with us, you will also have the opportunity use your knowledge of the solid waste management stream to apply the right tools and systems to organize and successfully deliver projects. If you're up for the challenge, we've been looking for someone just like you.

    Visit the Jacobs job board for full information and to apply

    General duties and responsibilities include leading and performing the engineering design of solid waste projects, consistent with project delivery and design processes, and interface with the client on work progress and technical aspects of the project.

    This position will be located in Sacramento, CA and must be able to travel to project sites as needed.


    Qualifications

    • BS degree in an engineering discipline, preferably civil, geotechnical or environmental 
    • Minimum of 10 years of experience, including 7 years in the waste management industry 
    • Professional Engineer (PE) license in California 
    • Some project management experience, including capability to manage tasks or small to average projects  
    • Experience with landfills, leachate management, landfill gas collection and utilization, stormwater, and related technologies  


    In addition to the minimum qualifications, the preferred candidate will also have:

    • MS degree in an engineering or relevant discipline 
    • 10-15 years of experience in the waste management industry

     

    Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.