Millbrae

Environmental Coordinator (20176491)

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Environmental
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San Francisco/Peninsula
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Part-Time
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Continuous
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$26.84-$36.24 Hourly
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None

Location

621 Magnolia Avenue Millbrae, 94030

Description

The City of Millbrae is seeking a Part-time (20 hrs/wk) Environmental Coordinator. 

 

DEFINITION

Under the direct supervision of the Environmental Programs Manager, assists in the coordination, implementation, and monitoring of the City’s environmental programs; provides professional and technical assistance to other city departments, residents, businesses and schools; performs related duties as required.

 

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

This position is distinguished from that of Environmental Programs Manager in that the latter has overall responsibility for environmental programs and activities.  Incumbents provide a wide range of program support activities through written and verbal direction and instruction; operates programs within established policies and procedures; and exercises limited independent judgment in the course of the work.

 

SUPERVISION

Direct supervision is provided by the Environmental Program Manager.  Incumbents may supervise the activities of program Interns.

 

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The duties and responsibilities listed below are illustrative only and is not meant to be a complete and exhaustive listing of all of the duties and responsibilities of the job.

 

  1. Assist in the implementation of recycling and waste prevention programs for commercial businesses, residents, schools and city departments.
  2. Participate in the development and implementation of program goals, objectives, policies and priorities.
  3. Analyze and evaluate all local, State, and Federal laws, regulations and ordinances governing assigned programs to ensure program compliance.
  4. Engage in coordination efforts with other departments, agencies, and the community to promote environmental programs; coordinate the activities of the division with those of other City departments and with county, state and federal agencies.
  5. Prepare both oral and written reports for use by City officials and others; prepare a variety of correspondence including program updates, staff reports and other correspondence to businesses, residents, and city departments as appropriate.
  6. Maintain detailed records and prepare and submit periodic and special reports to ensure compliance with legal mandates and program goals and objectives.
  7. Prepare and monitor state and federal grant applications.
  8. Assist in the development of educational program guides, marketing materials and distribution to public locations.
  9. Performs outreach activities including topical demonstrations on organic gardening, composting, rainwater harvesting, native plant landscaping and other environmental workshops; assist the public and businesses with indoor and outdoor water conservation including the distribution of water saving devices and brochures. Conduct outreach on the rebate programs; assist in staffing community outreach events.
  10. Provide guidance to contractors, student interns and community volunteers.
  11. Coordinate assigned activities with those of other divisions and outside agencies and organizations.
  12. Performs related duties as may be required in the course of the work.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

A combination of experience, education, and/or training which substantially demonstrates the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

 

Knowledge of:

Modern principles, practices, methods, materials and techniques for implementation and monitoring a broad range of environmental programs; research methods and the sources of information pertaining environmental programs; relationships between the City, general public and other government agencies; applicable federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations; hazardous materials management, treatment, and mitigation principles and practices; processes; chemistry, hydrogeology, and geology principles; policies and procedures impacting, affecting and/or directing  the work; terminology used in area of assignment; principles and practices of record keeping and records management; methods and techniques of data collection, research, and report preparation; modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and various software packages; organization and operation of municipal government; effective methods of communication both written and verbal including appropriate methods of  interaction with people of varying cultures and ethnicities.

 

Skill in:

Implementing goals, objectives and procedures; conducting studies, analyzing complex problems, evaluating alternatives and making effective recommendations; maintaining accurate records and preparing clear, concise and competent reports, correspondence and other written materials; operating a variety of modern office equipment including personal computers and associated software, copy and facsimile machines and modern phone equipment; organizing and coordinating the activities of public and private groups; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of the work..

 

Ability to:

Implement and coordinate goals, objectives and procedures; prepare comprehensive reports and information brochures with clarity and accuracy; make verbal reports and presentations at public meetings; establish and maintain effective working relationships with City officials and staff, residents, business representatives and other governmental agencies; set priorities and follow-up on projects; represent the City effectively in meetings and with others; organize and coordinate the activities of public and private groups; interpret and communicate applicable City, county, state, and federal laws and regulations to others; exercise sound judgment to determine environmental program compliance with existing laws and regulations; conduct accurate and thorough research and prepare clear, complete, accurate, and concise analysis, reports, and recommendations; understand, interpret, and apply general and specific administrative and departmental policies and procedures as well as applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations; establish and maintain various data collection, record keeping, tracking, filing, and reporting systems; operate and use modern office equipment including a computer and various software packages; communicate effectively both orally and in writing to various sources including the public, City staff, or other agencies; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; perform the physical requirements of the job.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

The knowledge skills and abilities listed above may be acquired in a variety of ways.  A typical way to acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities is:

Education:  Equivalent to graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, public health administration, public administration, or a related field. 

Experience: Two years experience performing environmental management functions including recycling, water conservation, of solid waste management and planning, etc.

 

License:  Must possess and maintain a valid California Operator’s License issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles and a satisfactory driving record.

 

Background:  Applicants will be screened in accordance with the provisions of California state law.

 

PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • The employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Employee frequently is required to sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception, the ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

  • Employees generally work 75% indoors and 25% outdoors.
  • The work environment indoors is usually in a temperature-controlled office; some travel is required.
  • While performing the duties of this job outdoors, the employee occasionally works in varying weather conditions; visiting developed and undeveloped sites and uneven surfaces.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but the employee may occasionally be exposed to high level noises including but not limited to outdoor traffic and office equipment.

 

 

Ideal Candidate

The City of Millbrae fully embraces its environmental efforts. The ideal candidate will have a background specific to the job requirements and an enthusiasm for moving environmental programs forward in addition to proposing new and exciting community beneficial programs.

Benefits

This is a part-time, non-benefited position.

This position will accrue one (1) hour of paid sick leave for every thirty (30) hours worked, up to 24 hours a year, in compliance of the California Paid Sick Leave Law. 

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(650)259-2332
Contact email: