The Administrative and Compliance Officer is responsible for the enforcement of all rules and regulations as they relate to and pertain to the Authority’s Solid Waste and Recycling Programs.  In addition, the Administrative and Compliance Officer is responsible to assure that all Federal, State and County laws, rules and regulations pertaining to solid waste, hazardous waste and recycling that are complied with by both the CMCMUA and the users of CMCMUA facilities and services.  The Administrative and Compliance Officer shall also be responsible for various duties as may be assigned including special projects

Principal Duties:

The principal duties of the Administrative and Compliance Officer include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Enforces all terms, conditions, rules and regulations approved by the CMCMUA that relate and pertain to the Solid Waste Program enforcing recycling rules and regulations; loads of solid waste brought in for disposal to the Landfill and Transfer Station that contain excessive amounts of recyclable materials, as well as materials that are brought in for recycling that don’t meet market standards. Information provided by CMCMUA operational employees, municipal employees and IPF employees.
  2. Assists in the enforcement ofs all Federal, State and County laws, rules and regulations that pertain to the operations of the CMCMUA Solid Waste Program and to the users of such facilities. Enforce NJDEP Registration, approved truck routes, tarpaulin requirements, illegal dumping, improper waste disposal, etc.  Must work closely with other state, county and local agencies. Performs surveilience of construction and demolition sites as well as solid waste and recycling collection routes to ensure compliance.
  3. Maintains records of violations issued including all follow-up actions and activities. Some violations require that a solid waste enforcement case be established for legal action that includes surveillance, interviews, detailed report writing and interpretation of Federal, County and State laws. Maintain monthly solid waste enforcement reports on in-county/out-of-county haulers operating in Cape May County, retrieve relevant information on waste generation, construction/demolition permits, asbestos removal permits as well as state and federal agency enforcement solid waste/recycling actions from various websites.
  4. Assists the Solid Waste Program Manager with Amendments to the County Solid Waste Management Plan and County Recycling Plan including Administrative Actions as required and scheduling the completion of the Administartive Actions and Plan Amendments through the various county agencies and NJDEP.
  5. As directed by the Solid Waste Program Manager, coordinates activities of the Cape May County Solid Waste Advisory Council (SWAC). Duties may include scheduling meetings and transcribing minutes of the meetings.
  6. As directed by the Solid Waste Program Manager, represents the Authority before various public agencies, organizations and the general public.
  7. Researches and prepares various reports and analyses of proposed regulatory policies, plans, regulations and/or legislation related to the CMCMUA’s Solid Waste Program.
  8. Maintains files and reference data/information required for the operation and function of the Solid Waste Program.
  9. Provides support and assistance in the preparation of the Solid Waste Program budgets and the Recycling grant.
  10. Develops and coordinates the continuing implementation of Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Disposal Program. Assists and advises reidents, agencies and businesses with disposal options for hazardous wastes generated within Cape May County.
  11. Assists with the annual review and update of the Solid Waste Program Terms and Conditions document.
  12. Coodinates NJDEP registrations for all CMCMUA Solid Waste and Waste Water vehicles and containers.
  13. Reviews, tracks and summarizes all solid waste legislation and proposed regulations.
  14. Prepares bid specifications as directed.
  15. Coordinates waste composition studies.
  16. Maintains computerized solid waste database.
  17. Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Controls:

The Administrative and Compliance Supervisor reports to and receives direction from the Solid Waste Program Manager.



  1. Must possess a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college.
  2. Must have a minimum of two (2) years’ responsible work experience in a professional office environment.
  3. Must have a minimum of one (1) year of work experience in areas related to solid waste.
  4. Ability to communicate with the general public, solid waste contractors, municipal officials andgovernmental agencies is essential.
  5. Knowledge of local, county and state governmental procedures is desirable.
  6. Ability to give suitable assignments and instructions to individuals and groups and to provide them with advice and assistance when difficult and/or unusual problems arise.
  7. Ability to devise procedures and/or systems to monitor or check the performance of work against established standards of workmanship and output.
  8. Ability to coordinate the activities of several groups in order to accomplish a single objective.
  9. Must have the ability to work harmoniously with associates, supervisors and the public.
  10. Must possess a New Jersey driver’s license.
  11. Ability to read, write and understand English sufficiently to perform the duties of the position.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by the employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee will occasionally be required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 25-50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus with or without correction.  Hearing is to be in the normal range with or without correction.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Adminstrative office, sanitary landfill, solid waste transfer station and construction and demolition sites with travel from site to site.  Some exposure to noise, dust, grease, fumes, noxious odors, gases and all types of weather and temperature conditions; work on various types of surfaces including slippery or uneven surfaces. May be required to spend long periods of time in a passenger car or truck.

Must be willing to occasionally work overtime when situations warrant.

Salary Level:    Grade 21     

Non-Bargaining Unit –Exempt

35-hr workweek

Update 10/2022

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