• Division Vice President

    Job Locations US-CA-Irwindale
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  • Overview & Essential Job Functions

    Position Summary:


    The General Manager works in all business aspects (revenue growth and managing cost) of a hauling facility.   In addition, the General Manager will ensure the highest standards of environmental safety and operational excellence by effectively managing the day-to-day operation and continuous improvement of assigned hauling facility.


    Essential Job Functions:

    • Maintain and/or improve positive relations with local city officials including but not limited to City Council Members, City Staff Members, local organizations, Chamber of Commerce, etc.  
    • Manage performance of operations and maintenance managers
    • Manage the day-to-day operations and maintenance, meeting performance standards and productivity metrics
    • Ensure the training and development of the skills of the workforce by providing proper guidance and coaching
    • Provide exceptional customer service and customer retention
    • Engaging in the interview process in order to hire the most talented and qualified personnel
    • Conducting weekly staff meetings with leadership team
    • Encourage internal growth by providing opportunity for personnel development
    • Provide effective leadership by developing and implementing a team focused work environment
    • Determines workflow, staffing levels, monitors equipment operations and maintenance, all while fostering a work environment based on teamwork and cooperation
    • Provide monthly projection data and analysis. Review year-to-date and prior year budget data comparisons
    • Ensure facilities meet all Federal and State Regulations, OSHA and local requirements
    • Establish the necessary procedures to ensure overall safety of employees, customers and visitors
    • Engage employees to create a safe, energetic work environment through feedback and recognition
    • Ensure the cleanliness and maintenance of facility, equipment, and property through inspections and preventive maintenance programs

    Qualifications & Environmental Demands

    Required Qualifications:


    • Bachelor's Degree (Business preferred)
    • 7 to 10 year's management experience
    • Experience managing a route-based transportation operation
    • Knowledge of DOT, OSHA, and other related state and federal regulations
    • Must have demonstrated leadership, problem solving and organizational skills
    • Good interpersonal skills and ability to coach and develop subordinates
    • Excellent communication, public speaking, and customer service skills
    • Ability to effectively interface with general public and regulatory agencies as well as political contacts
    • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations 

    Preferred Qualifications: 

    • Master’s Degree (Business preferred)
    • Previous experience in the waste-recycling or transportation industries 

    Physical/Environmental Demands: 

    • Physical:
    • Seeing, hearing, & smelling continuously
    • Problem solving, oral/written communication, analytical ability, organization, concentration, working with interruptions & interpersonal abilities continuously
    • Eye/hand coordination continuously
    • Standing, walking, fingering (typing), handling (holding), wrist motion, sitting & calculating frequently
    • Balancing, bending, crouching, kneeling, pushing, & reaching occasionally
    • Environmental:
    • Exposure to dust, smoke, fumes, odors, noise, grease, oil, hot/cold temperatures, vibration, & unprotected heights continuously
    • Exposure to electrical hazards, chemicals, standing on concrete, and uneven or slippery surfaces occasionally
    • Works inside & outside



    • Comprehensive benefit package Medical, Dental, Vision
    • 401K
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Life Insurance
    • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
    • Recognition programs
    • Professional development learning


    Athens will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and any other applicable state, federal or local laws. EEO/M/F/disability/veteran


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