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Solid Waste District

Director of Community Engagement (Full-Time)

The Medina County Commissioners are seeking a self-motivated and organized individual to serve as the full-time Director of Community Engagement to oversee the Medina County Solid Waste District and to facilitate cooperation among people, political subdivisions, agencies, organizations, and business partners, while developing, coordinating, and implementing programs to support concentrated county-wide efforts in waste reduction and recycling.

Responsibilities:  The Solid Waste District Director of Community Engagement works under the direction of the County Administrator and County Commissioners. Implements and administers the County’s comprehensive solid waste management programs in accordance with local, state, and federal requirements. Streamlines recycling and solid waste district operations, public communications, coordination efforts, incident response, and conflict resolution. Performance of this work requires the use of considerable independent judgement, initiative, and tact in dealing with individuals, contractors, other political subdivisions, various civic groups, and the general public.  Serves as technical and subject matter expert for the Solid Waste District and Medina County Commissioners.  Compiles data and statistics regarding volumes and disposition of solid waste and recycling materials. Supervisory skills required as this position requires the management of 8–12 Solid Waste District staff members.

Qualifications:  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or Marketing, with applicable experience.  Three (3) years of supervisory experience. Ability to negotiate with others, develop and foster relationships, aid people to understand others’ points of view, understand impacts to stakeholders, and to communicate effectively to the press, conduct interviews, phone calls, and face-to-face meetings, and to prepare reports and social media updates to the public and other stakeholders.  Valid Ohio driver’s license, clean driving record and proof of adequate vehicle insurance.

Salary Range:  $65,000 – $75,000

Send Resume to:
Medina County Human Resources
Attn: SWD
144 N. Broadway, Room 202
Medina, Ohio 44256

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