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1979 IH 175 Dozer

For Sale
Deadline: July 7, 2015 Contact: Jones County Phone: 319-462-3898 Read More...

Jones County Solid Waste Commission is taking sealed bids for a 1979 IH 175 Dozer with DT466 engine and 11,000 hours.

Bids are due Tuesday, July 7, 2015 at 3:00 pm. Send to Jones County Solid Waste Commission, PO Box 235, Anamosa, IA 52205.

Dozer will be sold “as is” and may be seen at the Jones County Transfer Station. The Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids.

For more information call 319-462-3898.

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Education & Outreach Coordinator

Job Openings
Deadline: July 10, 2015 Location: Des Moines

Metro Waste Authority is accepting applications for an Education & Outreach Coordinator. This position seeks, coordinates and implements unique opportunities to increase public awareness of Metro Waste Authority. This dynamic individual will help motivate and educate children and adults about recycling, landfilling, and hazardous waste through:

  • Coordinating projects, programs and presentations
  • Attending special events
  • Creating exhibits
  • Offering classroom education
  • Providing landfill tours

This program will be managed and promoted through a variety of responsibilities, some of which will include:

  • Writing proposals to seek collaborative partners
  • Meeting with new and existing partners to plan events, create exhibits, etc.
  • Coordinating involvement of staff and external resources
  • Conducting research to develop and offer fresh, creative, engaging learning opportunities
  • Using marketing materials and social media

This position will serve as a liaison among academic and business partners, so strong relationship-building skills are essential. Persuasion and drive are necessary to expand our message, and the ideal candidate will embrace a variety of technology, in order to appeal to 21st Century learners. If you are interested in developing new partnerships in a fast-paced environment, then this position may be what you’re seeking!

Full job description is available at www.WhereItShouldGo.com/jobs.


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Director of Finance

Job Openings
Deadline: July 10, 2015 Location: Des Moines Attachment: View PDF Attachment Read More...

Metro Waste Authority is now accepting applications for the position of Director of Finance. This position requires a strategic, proactive individual with proven experience in planning, implementing, managing, and controlling all financial-related activities of an organization. Must be able to drive multiple projects simultaneously, and will be directly responsible for finance, accounting, investing, forecasting, budgets and strategic planning, as well as oversight of HR and IT functions.

Proven leadership skills are required to provide strategic recommendations to the Executive Director, and contribute to ongoing strategic planning. Timely and accurate analysis of budgets, financial trends and forecasts are a must.

Please apply if you are seeking:

  • Opportunities to make strategic decisions utilizing analytical problem-solving skills
  • Challenge and stimulation in your work
  • Recognition for tangible results
  • Autonomy in expressing ideas and putting them into action


  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting or finance
  • Seven (7) years of professional experience in accounting, budgeting, financial analysis and supervision, including the application of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.

An MBA and/or CPA are desirable.

Closing Date: July 10, 2015

For comprehensive list of job responsibilities and expectations and to apply, go to www.WhereItShouldGO.com/jobs.  

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Senior Design Engineer

Job Openings
Deadline: July 10, 2015 Location: Des Moines, IA

MWH, a global leader in engineering, environmental, construction, and technology, is currently seeking applicants for a Senior Design Engineer position in our Des Moines, Iowa office. This position provides engineering design support and supervision to a wide variety of projects. The successful candidate will work on challenging and diverse projects associated with the solid waste and environmental remediation sectors. This exciting opportunity will provide amazing career growth opportunities for the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will work with a multidisciplinary team of engineers, geologists, scientists, and CADD designers on a wide range of projects involving the investigation, engineering design, permitting, construction, and closure of CCR landfills, impoundments, and industrial landfills; soil and groundwater remediation systems; and other civil and environmental projects. General responsibilities include development of conceptual design, engineering analysis of design alternatives, drawing/detail preparations, construction cost estimating, specification preparation, construction site inspections, proposal and report preparation, schedule and budget management, and communication with internal and external clients.

The primary responsibilities for this role will include:

  • Design and construction of landfill liner systems, cover systems, and related structures;
  • Support of environmental site investigation, and civil and remediation system design;
  • Preparation of permit applications and construction documents;
  • Coordinate project work both locally and with engineering staff at other locations;
  • Project financial management; and
  • Client management.

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • BS and/or MS in Civil Engineering, or related discipline;
  • Professional Engineer license in Iowa required, or ability to obtain within 6 months;
  • 8+ years of solid waste and related experience with progressively increasing responsibilities;
  • Experience with Iowa solid waste regulations preferred;
  • Strong background in Civil Engineering with geotechnical and geosynthetics experience;
  • Experience interacting with permitting agencies and demonstrated ability to navigate state and federal regulations;
  • Experience with CCR Landfills and CCR management;
  • Direct project experience with post-closure plans, landfill operations and maintenance plans, and construction quality assurance;
  • Experience in the preparation and QA/QC of construction documents, technical specifications, and opinions of probable construction costs;
  • Strong knowledge of the design of leachate management facilities, piping and pumping systems, and geosynthetics design;
  • Must have excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills;
  • Follow safe work practices and adhere to company guidelines and policies for planning and executing work in a safe manner;
  • Some overnight travel required; and
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD or Microstation a plus.

Please review job posting at www.mwhglobal.com and apply, reference # 8686BR.

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Operations Manager

Job Openings
Deadline: July 17, 2015 Location: Atlantic, IA Attachment: View PDF Attachment Read More...

The Cass County Environmental Control Agency is seeking a qualified individual for their Cass County Landfill and Recycling Center Operations Manager position. Cass County Landfill operates a balefill facility near Atlantic, Iowa. This position manages all aspects of the Landfill operations for the Cass County Environmental Control Agency Board. Management duties will include budget development and administration, staff management, and responsibilities for daily operations. This position requires a minimum of an Associate Degree in Business or related field with knowledge of general accounting practices or sufficient experience in math and bookkeeping. Qualified applicant should possess experience in a sanitary landfill, recycling facility or other solid waste management site operation, or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the knowledge and abilities necessary to perform position responsibilities. This position is exempt and reports to the Cass County Environmental Board.

For a complete job description and an application contact the Cass County Landfill at 712-243-1991 or email casscountylandfill@gmail.com. Please submit an application, resume and cover letter to 65928 Jackson Road, Atlantic, Iowa 50022 by 4:00 PM, July 17, 2015.

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Landfill Facility Supervisor

Job Openings
Deadline: July 20, 2015 Location: Davenport, IA Attachment: View PDF Attachment Read More...

The Waste Commission of Scott County, a government agency, is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Facility Supervisor at the Scott Area Landfill. The facility supervisor is responsible for the landfill’s operational and maintenance activities. Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university; and one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience required. The successful candidate must also have a valid CDL, class A preferred. Full-time hourly position plus benefit package. Please send resume and wage requirements no later than July 20, 2015 to: Waste Commission of Scott County, 11555 110th Avenue, Davenport, Iowa 52804. View job description and resume requirements at www.wastecom.com. (EOE; Tobacco Free work place)

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