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[GreenYes] Waste Reduction Coordinator Position in Salem, Oregon

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The position has excellent health and vacation benefits. The closing
date is Monday, October 23, 2006. For more information and exam
questions, please refer to the attached pdf or visit:

Waste Reduction Coordinator Job Number: 349-1
Opening Date: October 9, 2006 Closing Date:October 23, 2006
Salary: $19.62 - $26.32 hr
. In addition to salary and vacation, 3 weeks of Compensation Credits
may be exercised as time off with pay or as supplemental income.
. This position is with the Marion County Public Works, Environmental
Services Division in Salem, Oregon.
. This recruitment will be used to fill a current vacancy for a
position that is union represented.
. This position is overtime eligible and is 40 hours per week.
. Application and any required attachments must be received in Human
Resources by 5pm on the closing date.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: It is imperative that applicants include, on
the application form, details of education, skills and experience as
they pertain to the qualifications shown below. 1. Four-year college
degree in physical science, public or business administration, or
related field; AND two years experience in waste reduction, recycling or
a related field; OR 2. Any satisfactory equivalent combination of
education, training and/or experience relevant to the position.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: . Must possess a current driver's
license in the applicant's state of residence and an acceptable driving
history. Driver's license number(s) and state(s) in which they were
issued, during the last 5 years, must be included on the application
form in order to qualify for the position. Marion County will obtain a
copy of the driving record for all qualified applicants from the
Department of Motor Vehicles. . Certified as Master Recycler within
twelve (12) months of hire. . Work Hours: Work schedule determined based
on the needs of the department. . It is a Marion County Public Works
Department policy that a criminal history background check be conducted
on all new employees. The final candidate(s) selected for. this
recruitment may be required to pass a drug screen.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Marion County will give consideration to
all qualified applicants for appointment
without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age,
marital status, mental or physical disability, political affiliations,
sexual orientation, or any other non-merit factor. To ensure the
broadest range of services to individuals with disabilities, Marion
County is prepared to make necessary arrangements. Please call at least
two (2) working days in advance for services.
Equal Employment Opportunity ???????? Affirmative Action Employer
Marion County Human Resources, Courthouse Square, 4th Floor, 555 Court
St, NE

This announcement is meant only as a descriptive recruitment guide and
is subject to change.
Further, it does not constitute either an expressed or implied
Waste Reduction Coordinator 349-1These duties are intended only as
illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The
omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the
position. Duties and responsibilities are also subject to change by the
employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Develops and implements business and residential
programs that focus on waste prevention, recycling,
environmentally-friendly product procurement and green building
techniques; identifies business needs and goals; conducts waste
evaluations; analyzes the waste stream from intake to output; researches
alternative materials and methods; calculates cost savings and
associated labor costs to alternatives; develops recommendations to use
less materials, reuse materials and reduce toxicity; provides assistance
in the implementation of the recommendations. Coordinates with
representatives of state, business and community organizations in
developing and implementing waste reduction activities and programs,
including cooperative projects. Designs, coordinates, budgets and
implements waste reduction and recycling programs and events; develops,
designs, and creates displays to educate the public; researches, writes
and publishes information brochures. Acts as liaison and technical
advisor to the general public, county departments, other local and
national governmental bodies and to committees, task forces and
associations. Develops and implements waste management programs at
events, including Salem Art Fair, Marion County Fair and Oregon State
Fair. Develops and manages Master Recycler Class; develops and updates
curriculum; organizes class location; confirms speakers and tours;
develops and distributes monthly newsletters; tracks volunteer
activities and payback; evaluates program deliverables; develops
continuing education opportunities; recruits participants; identifies
and schedules outreach events; schedules volunteers to present master
recycler information; and monitors and provides feedback on volunteers'
presentations. Presents solid waste reduction and recycling educational
seminars and workshops to the public; schedules presentations; speaks to
the public.

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