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September 28-30, 2014

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

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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.


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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