Under direction develops, implements, and coordinates recycling programs, projects, and initiatives, with priority to school recycling, contract management, and waste reduction. Provides technical contract administration guidance and management. Plans and manages assigned programs and projects within the scope of School Energy and Recycling Team program mission while insuring the delivery of superior customer service. Coordinates the management of the recycling contract with outside vendors, including program infrastructure upgrades, changes, and improvements, and maintains program within budgetary expectations. Coordinates with appropriate county agencies, MCPS schools, central offices, and supporting organizations upon. Develops recycling program awareness and compliance training. Upon direction assists with other SERT programs and projects, such as, but not limited to energy conservation, environmental stewardship, and pilot projects.
Possession of a valid Maryland State Noncommercial Class C (or equivalent) driver's license.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, and ABILITIES:
Experience in contract preparation and analysis, program planning, business operations improvement processes, training development, presentation delivery, and report preparation. Knowledge of recycling procedures and Montgomery County Recycling Regulations. Ability to collect and analyze data and prepare reports for technical and lay audiences; prepare correspondence, memorandums, training materials, and manuals; develop and produce written outreach materials and correspondence; and perform data analyses to identify trends, award incentive awards, and develop strategies resulting in improved performance. The successful applicant will possess strong analytic and problem-solving skills, and must have exceptional customer service skills. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with parents, staff and officials on a wide range of recycling issues. Ability to adapt quickly to change, to handle matters with tact, take direction, multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and follow detailed procedures and direction. The applicant should also possess excellent written and oral communication skills. General administrative duties are required, and attention to administrative detail required. Knowledge of and the ability to meet the seven core competencies of the Supporting Services Professional Growth System (SSPGS).
EDUCATION, TRAINING, and EXPERIENCE:
Bachelors degree required. College major in environmental studies or a related field. Three to five years experience in recycling or solid waste management. Leading and coordinating training events including presentation skills a must. Strong oral, written, instructional, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Experience in supervision and working collaboratively as part of a team. Experieince using software office products and updating designing web sites. Other combinations of applicable education, training, and experience equivalent to a Bachelors degree, which provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform effectively in the position, may be considered.