Program Manager II

  • Montgomery County, MD Government
  • Rockville, MD, USA
Full Time Facilities Government Program Management

Job Description

Program Manager II
Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection, Dickerson, Maryland
Division of Solid Waste Services, Waste Reduction and Recycling Section
 $63,439 - $105,241

The Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) mission is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County's air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities. DEP is seeking a Program Manager II.  This position is in the Division of Solid Waste Services’ (DSWS) Northern Operations and Strategic Planning Section and will report to the Section Chief.   
Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Manage the Montgomery County Yard-trim Composting Facility and the associated Grinding Operations located at the Transfer Station in Derwood, MD by hands-on contract management of the intergovernmental agreement with Maryland Environmental Service (MES).  Oversee bagging activities. Track transportation, both rail and truck, and report compliance of Covanta as well as MES with Master Plan Policy to use rail haul rather than trucking to the maximum extent practicable.  Manage all site related projects.
  • Prepare, defend, track and implement annual County budgets for the Composting Facility, the grinding operation and the Dickerson Master Plan.  Review and pay invoices accurately & promptly.  Closely track, in detail, all MES expenditures on monthly basis.
  • Maintain independent certification of compliance with the Environmental Management System (EMS) of the Composting Facility. Carry out lead responsibility for all EMS programs, assure required record keeping including documentation of continuous environmental improvements under the EMS. Perform all responsibilities of the Management Representative under the EMS.
  • Oversee implementation of the Dickerson Solid Waste Facilities Master Plan. Work with the community and the Dickerson Area Facilities Implementation Group (DAFIG) to interpret and update the Master Plan as needed.  Provide support to the DAFIG, which is an official advisory body to the County Executive.
  • Act as the main contact for Sugarloaf Citizen's Association (SCA). Support and assist with the DSWS Strategic Planning efforts for Food Waste Composting.  
  • Manage DSWS's contract for maintenance of the County's Dickerson Weather Station and other monitoring structures. Collect and compile data daily, maintaining both hard copy files, electronic back-up, and on-line public access to real-time and archived weather data.  Assure that the weather station is physically maintained and compliant with USEPA Guidelines for weather stations used in air dispersion modeling.

Knowledge of recycling and solid waste issues necessary.  

PRESENTATIONS,  MEETINGS AND EVENTS WILL OCCUR DURING EVENINGS AND/OR ON WEEKENDS, THUS NIGHT AND WEEKEND WORK WILL PERIODICALLY OCCUR.  This position requires possession of a valid driver's license and the ability to drive a County vehicle to conduct and attend meetings and presentations, perform work at locations outside the office, and participate in other work-related duties.   
Minimum Qualifications
Experience: Thorough five (5) years professional experience in a program/specialization area directly related to solid waste management.  Supervisory experience may be required, depending upon the position assignment.
Education:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.
Equivalency:  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
License:  Possession and maintenance at all times of a valid Class "C" (or equivalent) driver's license from the applicant's state of residence.

All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position which are located in the full advertisement.  You also may be required to provide a writing sample.

Montgomery County Government offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

To view the complete job announcement and to apply,
please visit our website at
click on the “Search Jobs" tab, and then on the Job Search link .
Read the full job description under the “General Professional”  Job Category.
Interested candidates must create an online account in order to apply.

The requisition number is IRC34123

This Recruitment Closes October 11, 2018

All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,
which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Resume Preparation Tips
listed under the “How to Apply” tab on the Office of Human Resource’s MCG Careers webpage.



Facilities Management, Project Management

Education Requirements

Bachelor's Degree


$63,439 - $105,241

Insertion Order Number