Job Opening-Solid Waste Director

Knox County is seeking a Solid Waste Director who is responsible for the County’s Solid Waste Management Activities.  The Director manages the County owned and operated Solid Waste Facilities, including a 450 ton per day municipal solid waste landfill, a landscape waste composting facility and waste hauling operations.  The Director also coordinates recycling programs as identified by the County Solid Waste Management Plan. 

Candidates shall minimally possess a Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business, Construction Management, Civil or Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Science or a related field, and have a minimum of five years of experience with responsibilities in public finance and accounting, solid waste, or public administration.

Knox County offers an attractive and competitive salary and benefits package. 

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Letters of interest and resumes should be sent to:

Solid Waste Director Position
Scott G. Erickson
Knox County Clerk
Knox County Courthouse
200 S. Cherry St.
Galesburg, IL  61401-4992