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City of Seattle is hiring 2 Equity positions: 

Equity & Environment Program Manager - https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/2381380/equity-environment-program-manager

Equity & Environment Program Coordinator - https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/seattle/jobs/2381408/equity-environment-program-coordinator


Waste Prevention Program Manager

The City of Eugene’s Finance & Administration Division within the Planning and Development Department is looking for a collaborative leader to join our team! The Waste Prevention Program Manager plans, directs, and manages the activities of the Waste Prevention Program including commercial and residential recycling, organics recovery, regulation of waste collection, green building and rate regulation. 

  • Performs a variety of advanced professional duties and supervises staff in program areas
  • Conducts complex analysis of administrative systems
  • Oversees programs, projects, and policy development within program areas
  • Plans, organizes, and manages the Waste Prevention budget
  • Coordinates programs and projects with other City departments, divisions, and partner agencies, including state, county, federal, nonprofit, and private institutions; provides regular updates to City leadership, including City Manager, City Councilors, and the Mayor. 
  • Provides highly responsible and complex analysis to department and, as needed, City management.

Accepting on-line applications only. Must pass a criminal background check.

Apply online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/eugene/jobs/2378238

Application Deadline: Friday, March 29, 2019 5:00 PM PDT
 
Department/Division: 
Planning and Development Department/Finance & Administration
Reports to the Division Manager

Work Location:    Atrium Building, 99 West 10th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97401

Salary Range: $68,473.59 - $88,566.41 Annual

Experience and Training Guidelines
Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Experience: Five years of progressively responsible professional experience, preferably in the public sector, including at least one year of program administration and supervisory experience.
  • Training: Equivalent to a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in business administration, public administration, economics or a closely related field. A Master's degree in a related field is desirable.

 License or Certificate
Possession of or ability to obtain, and maintain an appropriate, valid Oregon driver's license.

To view a full list of duties, knowledge, and abilities required for this position:
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 Part-Time Communications Coordinator serving  Reclaim It! & crackedpots.  

Deadline to apply is March 22nd.

For more information and to apply please visit  http://crackedpots.org/job-opening.


2019 Recycle Corps℠ College Internship Program/Public Sector Services
Application deadline:  April 12, 2019
Hourly rate:  $16 an hour
Job posting links listed below.
​https://careers.wm.com/professional/us/en/job/WAMAUS_19003423_en_US_professional/Bilingual-Recycling-Education-Outreach-Intern

https://careers.wm.com/professional/us/en/job/WAMAUS_19003422_en_US_professional/Recycling-Education-Outreach-Intern

Job Summary

The WM Recycle Corps collegiate intern program is a fast-paced nine-week internship focused on the latest strategies in engaging the public and businesses in waste reduction and recycling behavior change. The internship is designed to provide a diverse group of energetic and responsible students with hands-on experience in the field as recycling educators.

This position provides an opportunity to work with communities across the Puget Sound. We are seeking a diverse group of applicants, from all cultures and communities, to best connect with the businesses and residents of this region.

WM Recycle Corps interns represent the company in various public venues, on a variety of outreach projects. Interns will primarily conduct door-to-door and phone-based education campaigns for businesses and multifamily communities in addition to staffing education booths at community festivals.

Waste Management is committed to social and racial equity and cultural responsiveness in our services to clients, our workforce composition and practices, and in our organizational culture.

Essential Duties and Qualifications

  • Curiosity and enthusiasm for recycling and composting
  • Strong verbal communication skills for working with businesses, property managers and the public, one-on-one, to provide information that promotes recycling, composting and waste reduction
  • Ability to engage and educate the public at community events through recycling-themed activities and conversations with customers
  • Demonstrate effective communication, customer service and teamwork skills
  • Work efficiently while maintaining attention to detail
  • Able to be flexible and adapt to changing situations while remaining positive
  • Work effectively in a diverse, collaborative team environment, with other team members
  • Fluency in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Russian or Somali is preferred, but not required

Position Requirements

  • Must be available to participate in the internship from start to finish: 6/24 - 8/30/2019
  • Must have completed at least one year of college and be enrolled as a college student in the fall of 2019
  • Must have a cell phone for periodic use
  • Must possess an insured and reliable vehicle and be able to travel to and from locations throughout King, Snohomish, and Skagit counties. Personal vehicles will be used to transport outreach materials including tables and tents.
  • Capable of lifting 30 pounds

Work Environment

  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements
  • Normal setting for this job is outdoors, either visiting customers at a business or apartment complex, cart tagging in neighborhoods, or tabling at a community event such as a farmer’s market, city festival or holiday celebration. You will be responsible for driving or carpooling to these locations.

Program Overview

  • This is a paid internship, full-time (approx. 40 hours/week), with possible opportunities for overtime
  • Eligible candidates must be able to start Monday, June 24, 2019 and work through Friday, August 30, 2019. Some shifts start at 8:00 am, and others will start in the afternoon. On occasion, shifts will begin as early as 5 a.m., and other shifts will end as late as 11 p.m.
  • Internship hours rotate between Monday-Friday, Tuesday – Saturday and Wednesday – Sunday depending on the week.
  • The program’s focus is split between outreach campaigns (60%) and staffing the WM recycling booth at community events (40%)
  • WM Recycle Corps Headquarters is in Kirkland, WA, but interns will be assigned to primarily staff outreach campaigns in either South King County (Auburn, Federal Way, Tukwila etc.) or North King County (Redmond, Kirkland, Snoqualmie etc.)

 


Pride Disposal is Hiring!

Multiple positions are available. Visit links below for more details.

Fabricator – Welder: https://pridedisposal.com/about/careers/fabricator-welder

Mechanic: https://pridedisposal.com/about/careers/mechanic

Driver: https://pridedisposal.com/about/careers/driver-cdl-b


Solid Waste Superintendent
Amarillo, Texas
More Information

The City of Amarillo is seeking a Solid Waste Superintendent who is a progressive leader with a proven track record in implementing best practices. The ideal candidate will recognize the role that the solid waste department plays in quality of life for residents and place a strong emphasis on outstanding customer service. The successful candidate must have experience in financial management, budget administration, and contract management and negotiations. A thorough understanding of federal, state, and local regulations pertaining to solid waste collection, solid waste disposal, and landfill operations is essential.

The ideal candidate will exercise sound judgment and be responsive to changing goals, priorities, and needs. He/she will have the ability to meet deadlines, manage stress, and professionally handle customer complaints. Strong verbal and written communication skills are crucial. The successful candidate will be self-motivated and have the ability to solve problems in situations where no standardization exists.

The selected candidate must have a bachelor's degree and 10 years of experience in the solid waste industry. A minimum of five years of supervisory/management experience is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Class A letter of competency from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and valid Texas Class A driver’s licenses are required.

Please apply online.
For more information on this position contact: Larry Gilley, Senior Vice President Strategic Government Resources or by phone: 325-660-4208