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[GreenYes] New York City Recycling and Sustainability Position Available

Sustainability Consultant
Great Forest Inc.
New York, New York
Skill Level: Entry Level
Job Status: Full-Time
Category: Consulting

Environmental consulting firm specializing in sustainability, recycling,
energy efficiency, and solid waste management has an immediate opening for a
Sustainability Consultant to maintain recycling and waste management systems
at commercial properties. General responsibilities include scheduling and
performing inspections at commercial properties, and educating tenants and
cleaning staff about proper procedures. Work involves assessing
participation and compliance, identifying problems, recommending solutions,
and taking immediate action when appropriate. Also responsible for
submitting written reports on a monthly basis detailing field work, creating
educational materials for clients, conducting surveys (waste audits), and
setting up recycling programs.

Additionally, Great Forest works on ISO Certification, LEED EB, and other
sustainability projects, and applicants should possess a strong desire to
further enhance our clients? environmental practices. Previous
sustainability work is a plus, and applicants should indicate any relevant
experience or certifications in their cover letter.

Must be self-reliant, very organized, and have a strong interest in the
environment. Must enjoy educating people and solving problems, must possess
excellent communication skills, write clearly and concisely, and have good
computer skills. College degree (4-year) required. Days will be split
between office tasks in the morning and field work in the afternoon. Good
time management and the ability to multi-task are imperative.

Work hours are generally from 9:00AM ? 5:30PM, although some evening hours
are required several days each month. Also, periodic night work between the
hours of 10:00PM and 1:00AM as needed. Flexibility is required. Please
note that our offices are located at 125th Street in Harlem, and travel time
must be taken into consideration.

Salary and health benefits (after a standard three month probationary
period) are negotiable.

How to apply:
Send cover letter, résumé, and a writing sample (3-4 pages) to Ms. Jayme
Rosskopf at Great Forest Inc. via mail: 2014 Fifth Avenue, New York, New
York 10035; via fax: (212) 779-8044; via email: rosskopf@no.address
(résumé should be included as an attachment).

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