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Resource Conservation Specialist II
County of San Mateo, San Francisco/Peninsula


For more info contact:
[email protected]
(650) 363-4343
Close Date: Nov 26, 2012
Salary: $5,247.00 - $6,559.00 Monthly

Resource Conservation Specialists II, under the direction of a Resource Conservation Program Manager, are responsible for carrying out a variety of resource conservation projects and activities in one or more specific areas of solid waste, energy, water, or climate action. Projects and activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing and writing outreach materials and/or website information to promote resource conservation programs, the 4 R's (Source Reduction, Reuse, Recycling, Rot-Composting), energy efficiency, water conservation or greenhouse gas emission reductions.
  • Responding to inquiries and providing information to the public via phone or email and at information counters.
  • Organizing events, open houses and tours.
  • Recruiting, training and coordinating volunteers and temporary staff.
  • Providing presentations to city staff or councils, community groups, schools and businesses.
  • Conducting analyses and evaluation of existing recycling and resource conservation programs at city and county facilities, schools, and in unincorporated areas to increase waste diversion and/or resource conservation.
  • Investigating, analyzing and writing reports.
  • Representing RecycleWorks on related committees and groups as needed.
  • Working with staff from other cities, county departments, agencies, Joint Power Authorities, utility companies, congestion management associations or NGOs.
  • Supporting AB 939 diversion programs and other RecycleWorks programs.
  • Providing contract management and staff support for assigned section.

The ideal candidate will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities required for the position and two years of experience in developing, implementing, promoting and evaluating solid waste and resource conservation programs. In addition, the ideal candidate will be:

  • Experienced in providing public information and outreach, event management, online communities/social media, writing outreach pieces, and public/press relations.
  • A leader who can supervise permanent, temporary, contract and/or volunteer staff on a project basis.
  • Capable of training, teaching, public speaking, facilitating collaborative groups, team-building and assisting the public.
  • Technologically savvy and comfortable corresponding via email, creating documents, and updating/managing websites.
  • An engaging communicator who can make effective presentations and clear, concise and accurately written studies, proposals and reports.

FILING DEADLINE:  November 26, 2012

Situated in scenic San Mateo County, we offer a work environment and benefits package that will impress you. To view a detailed job description and apply online, visit the San MateoCounty website at: resume will NOT be accepted as a substitute for the required County employment application and supplemental application form. 

San Mateo County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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