Career Opportunities in Guam

Guam Solid Waste AuthorityThe Guam Solid Waste Authority (GSWA) is searching for qualified individuals for the positions of General Manager and Comptroller. The GSWA is an autonomous Public Corporation governed by the GSWA Board and subject to the regulations of the Guam Public Utilities Commission. A component of the Government of Guam, GSWA has approximately 57 employees and currently has implemented curbside, single stream recycling collection, a household hazardous waste facility open five days a week, a new MSW landfill, three convenience centers that incorporate recycling, and bulky waste collection.

General Manager

The General Manager is appointed by, and serves at, the pleasure of the GSWA Board. The ideal candidate will possess a management style that emphasizes participation, communication, collaboration, and team development. The General Manager manages day-to-day operations, prepares and administers a budget and accomplishes needed priorities within established budget constraints.

Salary is negotiable, starting at $125,000 per annum, and will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Information on the GSWA, the General Manager job overview, minimum requirements, and application process.


The Comptroller is responsible for the development and maintenance of the Authority’s accounts, account procedures and records, collection of revenues, analysis of costs and preparation of financial reports, all in accordance with accepted utility accounting principles and practices. The Comptroller is also responsible to the Authority’s General Manager in administering the Authority’s accounting and fiscal functions and in recommending policies relating to the financial affairs of the Authority. The Comptroller exercises executive direction and control over the accounting staff of the Authority; is responsible for the training and development of that staff; and sets accounting policies, objectives, and standards.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications, starting at $85,000.00 per annum.

Information on the GSWA, the Comptroller job overview, minimum requirements, and application process.

About Guam

Guam, a Territory of the United States, is an island located in the Western Pacific Ocean. Guam is the southernmost and largest tropical island in the Mariana island chain and is also the largest island in Micronesia. Approximately 160,000 people live on Guam and the island is a tourist destination, mainly for visitors across Asia. Guam hosts several U.S. Military bases as well. Guam has easy access to many diverse locations such as Hong Kong, Japan, Taipei, Australia, and unique islands such as Palau and Yap.