Environmental Specialist II
The Waste Management Assistance Division is a non-regulatory division of
the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) serving our customers,
local governments and business and industry throughout Iowa. Established
in 1988, the Division has emerged as a leader in assisting clients to
implement environmentally feasible solutions in pollution prevention,
market development and waste reduction and recycling.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Waste Management Assistance
Division, has an opening for a key position within the Recycling
Assistance and Market Development area. This critical position
functions as a member of the four-person recycling market development
team. The position is responsible for recycling assistance, market
development, composting and special projects.
1) Serving as project leader for the divisionís organics recycling
2) Working with task forces and advisory groups to obtain customer
3) Assisting the Recycle Iowa Office on targeted market development
4) Informing and educating the general public on solid waste reduction
and recycling goals, and
5) Assisting other division service areas as necessary.
Applicants must meet the minimum requirements for an Environmental
Specialist II based on education, experience and special requirements,
or an acceptable combination thereof, as established by the Iowa
Department of Personnel (IDOP). Applicants must qualify for the IDOP
solid waste selective.
Qualified applicants should possess strong leadership and facilitation
skills, effective written and verbal communication skills, solid
computer skills, and strong interpersonal and analytical skills. The
ability to develop recommendations and provide direction is necessary.
Integrated solid waste management experience desirable.
Annual salary range is $28,600 to $42,889 dependent on experience. The
position provides full state benefits. The selected applicant must
successfully complete a six-month probationary period.
Submit a one-page letter of application and resume at the address
reflected below. For more information visit the Recycle Iowa website at
http://www.recycleiowa.org. Questions may be directed to Jeff Geerts, at
515-281-8176 email: email@example.com
By February 1, 1999 c/o Brent Laning, Executive Officer, Waste
Management Assistance Division, Iowa DNR, 502 E 9th St., Des Moines, IA