General Manager- Environment & Science

City of Lawrence, KS
Lawrence, KS

General Manager-

Environment & Science

Municipal Services and Operations Department

Starting Salary:  $94,880 to $104,367 Annually; DOQ

Full Salary Range:  $94,880 to $137,575 Annually

RESPONSIBILITIES:  Provides planning, management and oversight of the Municipal Services and Operations Department functions, including all functions related to water/wastewater NELAP certified laboratories, industrial pretreatment, environmental regulations and permitting, environmental programs, and household hazardous waste. The General Manager will coordinate technology, data management, science and analytics. Ensures compliance with regulatory standards and permit requirements. Manage the development and implementation of the division and program goals, objectives, policies, and priorities within each service. Participate in the development and administration of the Department annual budget for specific areas assigned; forecast additional funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitor and approve expenditures. Continuously monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; assess and monitor workload, administrative and support systems and internal reporting relationships; identify opportunities for improvement; direct the implementation of changes. Responsible for resolving highly sensitive issues with regulatory agencies, citizens and other departments; to coordinate assigned activities with other departments, divisions and outside agencies; and to provide highly responsible and complex support to the department director.

QUALIFICATIONS: Six (6) years of increasingly responsible professional experience including two years of specific experience in the functional areas assigned. Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in the specific functional areas assigned. Master’s degree strongly preferred. Three (3) years of combined supervisory or management experience in developing and implementing programs.  NELAC Assessor certification or 2+ years NELAP quality system experience is preferred. Appropriate regulatory agency certifications as needed. Must possess an appropriate, valid driver’s license.

MUST Submit ONLINE Application By:

Application Review BEGINS July 15, 2019; Open Until Filled