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Apple Valley Waste: General Manager

Apple Valley Waste

This is a Contract position in Kearneysville, WV posted April 7, 2022.

The General Manager is responsible for leading one of the Company’s Districts which includes full profit loss responsibility for all aspects of the operation. The position manages a team potentially comprised of one or more of the following district/division-level managers/supervisors’ positions, including Operations, Fleet Management, Sales, and Safety, who support the total operation of the district/division. The General Manager executes a market strategy that complements the company’s overall strategic operating and marketing plans and implements tactical initiatives to drive functional excellence and budget achievement. The General Manager manages all matters related to collection and/or post-collections operations (transfer stations, recycling centers (MRFs); represents the Company to customers, vendors and municipal customers and other external stakeholders; oversees effective safety and accident prevention programs and leads all operations to ensure compliance with standards; and drives change management initiatives to introduce and sustain new processes that contribute to the growth and durability of the district.ESSENTIAL DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:Implements and executes the company’s strategic operating plan; champions the executionof the strategic plan and tactical initiatives within the district/division, including but not limited to operating safely, enhancing customer experience, improving efficiency, and maximizing profitability.Works with district/divisions sales team to drive the residential, roll-off, commercial and municipal sales efforts to achieve targeted growth objectives, exceeds customer expectations and optimizes profitability.Champions Safety: oversees effective safety and accident prevention programs to ensure all reasonable action are taken to prevent accidents and injuries; ensures a safe and productive work environment for all employees.Oversees company preventative/proactive, truck/equipment maintenance program, ensures standards, policies and compliance are met to maintain a reliable fleet dailyLeads operations to ensure compliance with all standards including environmental, operating, regulatory, safety, accounting, and ethics.Manages performance and talent development. Champion of employee engagement at all levels within locationBuilds and maintains strong and effective relations with relevant government, community, and environmental groups.This position may require travel at times.This is not a 9:00am to 5:00pm position and may require early mornings, late evenings, weekends and holidays, all dependent on-site specific needs at any given date and timePerforms other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Demonstrated business acumen, strategic thinking, and an ability to execute against formulated strategy.Ability to lead change initiatives.Ability to direct staff to execute the company strategy.Ability to build strong sales teams; select best candidates,coach, and develop the best talent.Process-oriented and results-oriented in setting and pursuing aggressive goals, demonstrating a strong commitment to organizational success, and marshaling resources to accomplish goals and objectives.Problem-solving, analytical, critical-thinking, and decision-making skills.Ability to optimize near-term results that contribute to long-term sustainable success.Collaborative; builds and works with teams.Creative thinker who challenges conventional solutions.Demonstrates and promotes ethical behavior.Ability to manage an extended span of control, with multiple sites and multiple business lines (e.G., hauling, recycling (MRFs), new business.Preferred Bachelor’s degree in Business.Preferred Previous experience in the waste/environmental services industry.Proven experience or similar role, preferably 3-5 years.QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:High school diploma or G.E.D.Minimum of 3 years of progressive leadership and management responsibility.Minimum of 3 years of P & L experience.WORK ENVIRONMENT:The work environment for this position is in a typical indoor climate-controlled office setting but, also requires outdoor activity as well which includes all weather-related situationsAbility to work in a fast-paced, high stress environment with stringent monthly deadlines, quotas, and goalsPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:To successfully perform all duties of the job, the incumbent must be able to work in this environment and have the ability to perform the essential functions of the job as described below:Stationary position: Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time.Move, Traverse: The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside and outside the facility.Handle or feel Operate, Activate, Use, Prepare, Inspect, Place, Detect, Position: Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.Position self (to), Move: Constantly positions self for a variety of access.Communicate, Detect, Converse with, Discern, Convey, Express oneself, Exchange information: The ability to communicate information and ideas so others will understand. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.Detect, Determine, Perceive, Identify, Recognize, Judge, Observe, Inspect, Estimate, Assess: The ability to observe details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).Move, Transport, Position, Put, Install, Remove: Ability to move up to 10 pounds for various needs.Exposed, Work around: May work in all outdoor weather conditions.WORK STYLE REQUIREMENTS:Dependability — Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.Stress Tolerance — Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.Achievement/Effort — Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.Integrity — Job requires being honest and ethical.Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.Cooperation — Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.Adaptability/Flexibility — Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable to variety of tasks assigned in the workplace.Self-Control — Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.Initiative — Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.Persistence — Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.Independence — Job requires guiding oneself with little or no supervision.DISCLAIMER:This job summary has been designed to indicate the general nature of the essential duties and primary responsibilities and level of work performed by employees within this classification. Employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and, if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job. It is not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this position.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:Gold Medal Environmental is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We are committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce fostering a culture where we can retain, develop, and ensure our best talent is working in an environment where every employee feels included, valued, and recognize