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Here's an opportunity for someone with a lot of energy! You'll have big
shoes to fill! ;) - Christine


The City of Falls Church, Virginia has an immediate vacancy for an
Environmental Programs Specialist. Individual selected will be
responsible for development, coordination, and promotion of the Cityâs
residential and local government recycling programs, as well as provision
of technical assistance in recycling to schools, multi-family dwellings,
and businesses; promotion of litter prevention and for enforcement of the
Cityâs solid waste code; development, coordination, and promotion of
watershed education related to the National Pollutant Discharge
Elimination System (NPDES) outreach requirements.

 Develops and implements recycling, litter prevention, solid waste
code enforcement & watershed education programs.
 Plans, organizes, supervises, and evaluates recycling, litter
prevention, and watershed education activities for all sectors, groups,
and ages of the community; coordinates the activities of citizen volunteer
 Prepares promotional materials related to recycling, litter
prevention, and watershed education for residents, schools, businesses,
and institutions.
 Makes presentations to schools, civic groups, and clubs.
 Researches and develops resources for recycling, litter
prevention, and watershed education programs.
 Represents the City on inter-jurisdictional and regional boards
and committees.
 Prepares staff reports; prepares bid specifications and
administers contracts and agreements.
 Develops grant applications; administers grants.
 Serves as staff liaison to citizen councils and task forces and
coordinates their activities.
 Receives complaints and documents violations of the solid waste
code; issues notices of violation.
 Responds to citizen questions and complaints regarding recycling,
litter prevention, solid waste code enforcement, and watershed education.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelorâs degree from an accredited college or
university, with course work in environmental studies, natural resources
management, marketing, or related topics. Knowledge of and experience in
planning developing, and promoting recycling, litter prevention, watershed
management, or other environmental programs. Require extensive experience
working with volunteers and community groups. Demonstrated ability to
communicate ideas effectively, both orally and in writing; to establish
and maintain working relationships with City officials, associates, and
the general public; and to prepare records and reports. Possession of an
appropriate driverâs license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. An
equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered.

SALARY RANGE AND BENEFITS: $46,308 â 74,093. Vacation/sick leave; 11.5
holidays/yr; health and dental insurance; Sick Leave Bank, College Savings
Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, City paid life insurance; discounted
corporate employee gym membership, pension plan and deferred compensation;
credit union; and free parking.

TO APPLY: Send resume to: City of Falls Church HR Division, 300 Park
Avenue, Falls Church, VA 22046 or hr@no.address You must submit a
copy of your driving record with your application.

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: During the selection process, applicants with
disabilities may request reasonable accommodation; requests should be
directed to the Human Resources Division. The City of Falls Church does
not discriminate in employment or the provision of services on the basis
of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, creed, age or
All City facilities are smoke free

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