Solid Waste Manager

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

JOB TITLE: Solid Waste Manager

OPENING DATE: Thursday, January 6, 2022

CLOSING DATE: 5:00 PM on Tuesday, January 18, 2022

SALARY RANGE: $20.35 - $39.33 per hour at 40 hours per week

JOB TYPE: Full-time, Classified

DEPARTMENT: Department of Public Works

LOCATION: Mathews Government Complex

Nature of Job: Directs and coordinates parish wide solid waste collection and disposal program, which includes the administration of the Lafourche Parish Recycling and Nuisance Abatement Program.

Minimum Qualification: Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university

Substitution 1: One (1) to three (3) years related experience and/or training

Substitution 2: Equivalent combination of education and experience in the technical and programmatic aspects of solid waste collection and disposal

*General knowledge of local government responsibilities and programs associated with the transportation, handling, and occurrence of hazardous waste and other air and water pollutants desirable.

A valid driver’s license issued by a state other than Louisiana is acceptable for application; however, once an employment offer is extended for a position, an applicant will have thirty (30) days to obtain the required Louisiana license. Failure to obtain a Louisiana driver’s license will disqualify an applicant from permanent employment in any position.

*Proof of all certifications must be provided.

Applicants are subject to Civil Service procedures and testing, must be at least 18 years of age, pass a drug screen, and must meet the following submission procedures: Application must be completely filled out and signed by applicant. Resumes received without applications and/or applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Original application must be submitted in a sealed envelope addressed to the “Lafourche Parish Civil Service Department.” For more information or to apply for this position, please visit the Lafourche Parish Government website at

Applications are also available at the following locations: (Our offices are closed on Fridays)

Thibodaux Government Complex - 402 Green Street

Mathews Government Complex - 4876 Highway 1