Crook County Landfill Manager Job Opening Announcement

Crook County Oregon’s Landfill Manager Job is available and applications are now being accepted. Click HERE to apply now!

About Crook County

Crook County is located in the center of the state, approximately three hours from Portland, Salem, Corvallis and Eugene.  Bend, the largest city in central Oregon, is approximately 40 minutes away.

Geographically Crook County, with a population of approximately 26,845, is Oregon’s most centrally located county. Founded in 1882, the county seat, Prineville, has a population of 10,370. It is the only incorporated population center within Crook County. Powell Butte, Post and Paulina are the other communities found within the County.

Livestock, forest products, recreation, agriculture, manufacturing and wholesale trade comprise the major industries found within the county. Covering approximately 2,991 square miles, Crook County is rich in forests, rangelands and irrigated agricultural fields. The elevation of Prineville is 2,868 feet and receives an averages of 10.5 inches of moisture per year. Nights are cool and daytime temperatures are moderate. Average temperature in January is 31.8 degrees; in July it is 64.5 degrees.

A great place to live and work!

Crook County is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Job Title:  Landfill Manager

Department:  Crook County Landfill

Reports To:  Crook County Court

Job Description / Overview

Under the general supervision of the Crook County Court, the Landfill Operations Manager (LFM) is responsible for the daily and continuous operation of the County’s sanitary landfill located at 110 SW Landfill Road, Prineville, OR 97754.

The Landfill Manager must be aware of all local, state and federal regulations, including municipal solid waste landfill regulations (Subtitle D), both the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR) pertaining to municipal solid waste landfills, as well as waste management industry standard practices for landfill management and safety that must be followed to protect the environment and the people onsite and neighbors.

The LFM must apply effective communication skills when interacting with others both inside and outside the county, including but not limited to: landfill employees, landfill customers, regulators, specialists, politicians, vendors and neighbors.

Applicant Qualifications / Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Business is preferred. High School graduate or GED equivalent, required.
  • A minimum of four years landfill experience or similar industry or trade.
  • Manager of Landfill Operations Certification (MOLO) issued by SWANA
  • Basic supervision experience as well as general knowledge of heavy equipment.
  • Prior to or on date of hire:
    • Able to complete a thorough employment and/or criminal history check.
    • Able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test (not required for all positions).
    • Final candidates will be required to provide official proof of college degree and certified transcripts (not required for all positions).

For a complete job description and application process, please visit Crook County’s website at:

Salary Range: $63,250.00 – $76,662.00 per year DOE + excellent benefit package

This is an EXEMPT position.

Closes: Open until filled; with a target hire date of June 1, 2018.

Crook County provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

In addition to federal law requirements, Crook County complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the County has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Crook County expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Crook County’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including termination.

Source: Crook County Oregon


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