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Waste Connections

Site Manager

Waste Management


Full Time

On Site


Calistoga, California, United States

Who Are We?

Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) is a leading integrated solid waste services company specializing in solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling. Our track record highlights our commitment to internal career advancement, making us an ideal environment for motivated and enterprising operations leaders. For the right candidate, we're even prepared to support relocation.

Why Join Our Team?

  • Dynamic Culture: Our workplace thrives with empowered, self-driven individuals who recognize the significance of their contributions.
  • Integrity: At Waste Connections, integrity means following through on commitments. We stand by promises made to both our customers and employees.
  • Opportunity to Relocate: As we expand, we seek devoted leaders to embrace the challenges of future acquisitions and growth opportunities. Discover the benefits of this path for your long-term career objectives.

In this role, the ideal candidate must be a self-directed, results orientated leader who understands how to be in service to the team. This includes responsibility and comprehensive management of the landfill operations. Overseeing personnel, recruitment, training, financial oversight (budgeting and P&L), and collaboration with local authorities to ensure environmental and contractual compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safety: Safety is our number one operating value, and all leaders must assure the complete safety of employees, customers, and the public. In addition, must have the technical and administrative skills to ensure adherence to company, state, and federal regulatory standards.
  • Team Leadership: Leading a team, including selection, training, coaching, and developing.
  • Strong leadership skills and proven judgment of talent, with an emphasis on hiring and developing high performing, self-directed and empowered teams.
  • Resource Management: Effectively oversee site assets and resources to achieve desired outcomes.
  • Process-oriented and results-oriented in setting and pursuing aggressive goals, demonstrating a strong commitment to organizational success, and marshaling resources to accomplish goals and objectives.
  • Operational Improvement: Analyze budget, actual and forecast performance to identify opportunities to enhance processes, changes procedures, and modify behaviors to improve performance and get results.
  • Creative thinker who challenges conventional solutions
  • Financial Oversight: Participate in routine P&L evaluations, ensuring budget adherence. Develop and execute programs for optimal equipment utilization, maintenance, and cost management.
  • Regulatory Interaction: Engage with local, county, state, and federal agencies to ensure compliance with rules, regulations, and permit conditions.


  • Education/Experience: bachelor’s degree preferred or demonstrated record of serving in an operational environment requiring leadership, management, and analytical skills.
    • Five (5) or more years of experience in the waste or landfill industry or equivalent combination of required education and experience.
  • Supervisory Experience: Previous experience overseeing teams in landfill, construction, or environmental sectors.
  • Willingness to Relocate: A readiness to relocate for upcoming promotional prospects.

Salary: $110,000-$120,000 Annually

Bonus: 0-10%

Equity Opportunities

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at [Register to View] . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability or protected veteran status.