Manager, Public Affairs
Company: Waste Management
Posted on: November 26, 2022
As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age,
national origin, disability, or veteran status.
I. Job Summary
Responsible for the research, development, planning and
implementation of local and state legislative and regulatory
objectives that will enhance Waste Management's relations with the
community, the public, governmental and regulatory authorities,
shareholders and employees.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.
- Manages government and regulatory affairs, including lobbying
before state legislatures and elected officials.
- Analyzes and implements strategic plans to impact proposed
legislation, regulations, or local ordinances in favor of WM.
- Directs lobbyists and PR personnel on strategy to convey the
- Develops communication materials and resources including
outreach materials, writing/editing newsletters, speeches, and
presentations to promote greater awareness and understanding of WM
business and operations.
- Works with marketing and advertising personnel to identify
opportunities to increase company visibility, advance business
goals, maximize communications while ensuring coordinated media
- Creates and coordinates execution of district community
relations plans including grassroots initiatives, charitable
donations, local government affairs, media relations and
communications to support expansions, project development and meet
- Directs WM response to business issues or events that will
impact the public.
- Works with district/business unit managers to develop and
promote community relations programs including business and
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
The highest potential level of supervisory skills required in this
job is the management of managerial employees. This position
currently does not have any direct reports.
The requirements listed below are representative of the
qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
Education: Bachelor's Degree(accredited), in Public
Affairs/Relations, Business Administration or similar area of
study, or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED
(accredited) and 4 years of relevant experience.
Experience: 3-5 years of previous government affairs and public
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
Understands key elements of public policy, including critical
government processes at the municipal, state and federal levels,
internal and external communications, and the regulatory rule
V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and
work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions of the job.
- Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such
as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day;
- Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than
30 pounds rarely;
- Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as
cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) rarely;
- Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves
dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements
- Normal setting for this job is: office setting.
At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive
total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase
Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive
Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that
benefits may vary by site.
If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for,
please click "Apply.
WM ( WM.com ) is North America's largest comprehensive waste
management environmental solutions provider. Previously known as
Waste Management and based in Houston, Texas, WM is driven by
commitments to put people first and achieve success with integrity.
The company, through its subsidiaries, provides collection,
recycling and disposal services to millions of residential,
commercial, industrial and municipal customers throughout the U.S.
and Canada. With innovative infrastructure and capabilities in
recycling, organics and renewable energy, WM provides environmental
solutions to and collaborates with its customers in helping them
achieve their sustainability goals. WM has the largest disposal
network and collection fleet in North America, is the largest
recycler of post-consumer materials and is the leader in beneficial
reuse of landfill gas, with a growing network of renewable natural
gas plants and the most gas-to-electricity plants in North America.
WM's fleet includes nearly 11,000 natural gas trucks - the largest
heavy-duty natural gas truck fleet of its kind in North America -
where more than half are fueled by renewable natural gas. To learn
more about WM and the company's sustainability progress and
solutions, visit Sustainability.WM.com .
WM Leaders are a critical part of our People First culture. The
proud, caring and resilient members of the WM family are the
foundation for our success. We commit to taking care of each other,
our customers, our communities and the environment. We are Leaders
in Sustainability & Environmental Solutions.
WM is more than just managing waste. We're industry leaders helping
people and organizations achieve their sustainability goals.
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