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Materials Diversion Technician (Landfill) 

Under direct or general supervision, performs a variety of duties related to operational support and maintenance including load checking, salvage and recycling, dismantling appliances, and stormwater activities; uses and operates a variety of tools and light to heavy equipment; and performs related duties as assigned.

Completed employment applications, including a cover letter and resume, must be received by HWMA either in person  at the HWMA Administrative Office located at 1059 West Hawthorne Street, Eureka, CA 95501 or received by email at operations@hwma.net. Applications and job description is available below, and may be picked up at the HWMA Administrative Office, or by calling (707) 268-8680. HWMA is an equal opportunity employer.

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Director of Operations 

This is a full-time, exempt position with administrative, supervisory, planning and reporting responsibilities. Under broad supervision and direction from the Executive Director, this position assists in the administration and coordination of activities related to HWMA operations and related facility management. The Director of Operations is responsible for management of the Hawthorne Street Transfer Station, and properties owned or leased by the Authority. This position is responsible for overseeing all facets of Operations including the Tip Floor, Recycling, and Diversion activities; assists in the development of project master planning; develops, administers and monitors operational budgets, transportation, solid waste disposal, and diversion related contracts including recycling, and green waste.

The Director of Operations supervises division staff; trains employees, evaluates performance and recommends discipline of employees to the Executive Director. The Director of Operations also facilitates cooperative relationships with the directors of Environmental Health and Safety and Administrative Services, franchise haulers, other agencies; helps plan and coordinate events; and manages facility, and assists with environmental and safety compliance reports related to the operations of the Authority.

Completed employment applications, including a cover letter and resume, must be received by HWMA either in person  at the HWMA Administrative Office located at 1059 West Hawthorne Street, Eureka, CA 95501 or received by email at operations@hwma.net. Applications and job description is available below, and may be picked up at the HWMA Administrative Office, or by calling (707) 268-8680. HWMA is an equal opportunity employer.

Open Until Filled 

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