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[GreenYes] Job opening - Recycling Resource and Recovery Assistant
> This position will open for recruitment on March 18, 2002.
Recycling and Resource Recovery Assistant
Monterey County
> $2,779 - $3,613 monthly plus excellent benefits
Final Filing Date: Friday, April 5, 2002, by 5:00 p.m.    
> Exam #02/30J61/03BS
For a full description and to obtain an application package please visit: (after March 18th) or, call
the Personnel Dept (831)755-5116.

> The Environmental Health Division's Recycling Program promotes and
> supports activities to reduce, reuse, and recycle discarded materials in
> the County of Monterey and to meet the State mandate to reduce waste by
> 50%.  Specific program areas include commercial, residential, and organic
> waste; market development; and used motor oil recycling.  Public outreach
> is an integral part of these programs. 
> In accordance with solid waste diversion mandates of AB 939 and the County
> of Monterey's solid waste plan, the Solid Waste Section of the
> Environmental Health Division of Monterey County includes both the
> Recycling and Resource Recovery Section and the Solid Waste Local
> Enforcement Agency programs. 
> The Recycling Resource and Recovery Assistant works under the supervision
> of the Solid Waste Section Supervisor in collaboration with one Recycling
> and Resource Recovery Specialist and two Recycling and Resource Recovery
> Assistants.  The position assists in the implementation of programs and
> services to increase awareness and participation of recycling and waste
> reduction by residents and businesses.
> *	Facilitate education and awareness of the environmental implications
> and desirability of recycling programs through public events and
> presentations.
> *	Provide technical support to businesses and residents.
> *	Update and maintain directories, materials exchange databases, and
> other information sources. 
> *	Prepare statistical and narrative reports.
> *	Respond to citizen inquiries.
> *	Assist with Used Motor Oil and Filter Recycling Program.
> Knowledge:  Laws and ordinances affecting recycling programs; Recycling
> techniques and programs related to the environment, energy conservation
> and the economy; Research methods and practices; Public relations and
> advertising approaches to gain support and compliance.
> Skills:  Plan, coordinate, and implement recycling and waste reduction
> programs;  Prepare and present clear and concise reports and
> recommendations, both written and oral; Develop and maintain computerized
> databases; Use spreadsheets and graphics software; Work independently and
> as part of a team; Provide excellent customer service; Establish and
> maintain effective working relationships with staff, other agencies, the
> general public, and the business community.
> Licenses:   Possession of a valid Class C driver's license. 
> Monterey County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
> Bilingual English/Spanish skills are desired.
> Incumbents may be required to work occasional nights and weekends as
> assigned. 
> Submit a completed Monterey County Employment Application form, resume,
> and responses to Supplemental Questions by 5:00 p.m., Friday, April 5,
> 2002, to: Monterey County Health Department, Human Resources Office, 1270
> Natividad Road, Salinas, CA  93906
> Completed application materials will be evaluated to determine those
> applicants best meeting the County's needs.  The best qualified applicants
> will be invited to participate further in the selection process.  For more
> information or to receive application materials, see our web site at
> or contact the health Department Human Resources
> Division at (831) 755-4527.
> Responses to these Supplemental Questions must be submitted with your
> application materials.
> 1.	Please describe your education and/or experience in assisting with
> the planning, developing, and implementing waste reduction, recycling, and
> composting programs.
> 2.	Please describe a project that required you to investigate,
> interpret, analyze, and make recommendations.
> The County offers a generous benefits package, which includes:
> *	A flexible Spending Account:  Available benefits -
> medical/dental/vision, prescription drugs, and dependent coverage
> *	Public Employees Retirement Plan - 2% @ 55 (100% paid by County)
> *	Paid holidays, sick and vacation accruals
> *	Life Insurance - $10,000 coverage 
> *	If you believe you possess a disability that would require test
> accommodation, please call the Human Resources Office.
> *	Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying
> identity and authorization for employment in the U. S. 
> *	If you are hired into this classification in a permanent position,
> as a condition of your employment, you will have 30 days to join the union
> and authorize a union dues deduction or salary deduction of appropriate
> fees.
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