Upcoming Conference Events

Spring Leachate Management Seminar & Tour
March 9 & 10, 2015

Federation of New York - Solid Waste and Recycling Conference with Trade Show
May 3-6, 2015

Madison County Renewable Energy Project


New York State Legislation News

2014 Solid Waste Achievement Award nomination

The solid waste achievement award is designed to recognize an outstanding leader in the field of solid waste, or an outstanding program. This is a way to bring exceptional programs to the attention of members throughout the state.

The individual awarded (or one representative from the awarded agency) will receive a plaque and a free registration to either the March training course, or fall conference, their choice.

Nominees will be reviewed by the Executive Committee of the NYSASWM board, and the award will take place at the fall conference.

Please use the this form for for your nominations.


Members Vote Needed — NYSASWM Constitution Changes

NYS laws have recently changed regarding not-for-profits such as NYSASWM. Our organizational Constitution needs to be amended to remain in compliance. The required changes have been reviewed by the NYSASWM Board, and we now need the approval of our membership at-large. That vote is scheduled for March 9, 2015 during the spring training to be held at the Syracuse/Liverpool Holiday Inn.

Please click here and read the proposed constitutional revisions


Solid Waste Plant Supervisor

This is an opportunity to join the OCRRA team as a supervisor at our transfer stations. The successful candidate must demonstrate dedication to exceptional customer service and offer proven supervisory experience including the ability to manage effectively in a unionized work environment and take a leadership role in the oversight of operations, equipment and facilities.
To be considered for the position candidates must possess either an associate’s degree with two (2) years experience in solid waste operations, resource recovery, construction or trucking industries, one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity or; four (4) years of work experience in solid waste operations, resource recovery, construction or trucking industries, one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.

This provisional appointment falls under civil service jurisdiction and requires a test for appointment. Salary DOE, benefits include membership in the New York State Retirement System. Applications are available to download at www.ocrra.org. Send completed application with resume and letter of interest to Maureen Nosik, OCRRA, 100 Elwood Davis, North Syracuse, NY 13212 or email at mnosik@ocrra.org. Applications must be postmarked by February 13, 2015 for consideration.
OCRRA is an equal opportunity employer


Help Wanted Operations Manager, Fulton County Dept. of Solid Waste

Day to day management of a 100,000+ ton per year landfill & landfill gas collection system; recycling & composting programs, transfer station scheduling of pick ups & maintenance issues.

Oversees all facets of facility maintenance & departmental operations, assigns daily work schedules, oversees a crew of 35 full time & 11 part time staff; determines equipment & vehicle maintenance schedules, is involved with County Demolition Team.

Must be familiar with heavy equipment such as bulldozers, excavator, landfill compactor, off road trucks, tractor trailers & roll off trucks.

Associate’s degree and 3 years work experience in solid waste operations, with one year in a supervisory capacity; or, 5 years experience with one year in a supervisor capacity; or an equivalent combination of training & experience in the above.

Provisional, appointed position (pending an exam) with a base pay rate is $44,860 with a one year rate of $52,776.00. County residency required. Work schedule is an 8-hour day, Monday through Friday.

Interested persons contact
Cindy Livingston, Deputy Director
FC Solid Waste Dept.
PO Box 28
Johnstown, NY 12095
(518) 736-5501, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


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