The Job Benefits Supplemental Questions
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The Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Management Division (SWMD), is seeking a Recycling Specialist to implement, coordinate, and oversee a variety of recycling and waste management programs. Duties include reviewing debris management plans; attending land use planning meetings; conducting public education and outreach, developing website content; assisting with lien processing, budgeting, and hauler franchise program administration; preparing reports; implementing State mandated mandatory commercial recycling; providing customer service; overseeing 42 diversion programs; and conducting waste assessments.
For more detailed information, refer to the Recycling Specialist job description.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Background Check: Applicants must successfully pass a background check prior to appointment.
Assignment: This position is required to work some weekends. Applicants must indicate a willingness to work weekends on the supplemental questionnaire.
Travel: Travel throughout the County is required. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance is required at the time of appointment.
Experience: Two (2) years of experience in the promotion or development of recycling or related environmental programs.
Education: Thirty (30) semester (45 quarter) units of completed college coursework, half of which must be upper division, in business administration, environmental science, health education, journalism, marketing, advertising, public relations, planning, or a closely related field. A list of completed coursework must be submitted with the application.
Substitutions: A conferred degree in business administration, environmental science, health education, journalism, marketing, advertising, public relations, planning, or a closely related field will substitute for 1 year of the required experience.
An additional year of qualifying experience may substitute for the upper division coursework requirement.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in business administration, environmental science, health education, journalism, marketing, advertising, public relations, planning, or a closely related field as well as experience in developing recycling programs and knowledge of recycling laws in California. The ideal candidate will also have excellent oral and written communication skills, intermediate to advance skills in Microsoft office suites including Publisher, and have experience using social media in a professional environment.
There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based upon a review of the Application and the Supplemental Questionnaire. It is to your advantage to provide as much relevant and detailed work experience as possible, as resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application materials.
All communications regarding the selection process will be via email. Applicants are encouraged to check their e-mail frequently to learn additional information regarding this recruitment.
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