City of Long Beach


Superintendent of Refuse - City of Long Beach

The City of Long Beach is seeking a highly qualified and experienced professional to oversee the collection of residential and commercial solid waste!

The Superintendent of Refuse is an at-will management position that reports to the General Superintendent of Operations in the Environmental Services Bureau. The Environmental Services Bureau has 233 budgeted positions and a Fiscal Year 2022 budget of $59.6 million. The Bureau services over 120,000 residential and commercial waste collection accounts on a weekly basis, collecting over 194,000 tons of waste annually.

The position is responsible for management of the Refuse Division, comprised of 120 full-time equivalent positions engaged in the collection and disposal of residential and commercial solid waste. In addition to managing the complex day to day operations of solid waste collection and disposal, the Superintendent will analyze and evaluate new technology, equipment, and systems to determine their potential utility in the collection of solid waste and develop solutions to operational challenges. The Superintendent will maintain budget controls, ensure optimum utilization of allocated resources, work with the Department Safety Officer to reduce the Division's accident and injury rate, oversee the Environmental Services Bureau's Refuse and Recycling hotline, and enforce City, Department, Bureau, and Division policies and procedures. In addition, the Superintendent will participate in Citywide efforts affecting solid waste operations and partner with stakeholders to develop innovative projects and programs to improve the quality of life for City residents.


Salary range for this position is $115,000 - $135,000.


Recruitment closes on September 3rd! Apply today!