Environmental Programs Coordinator Job Description

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CHARACTERISTICS OF THE CLASS

Under the general supervision of the Environmental Community Outreach Manager,  assists in the planning, development, implementation, and administration of the City’s water conservation, solid waste and recycling, and storm water education/pollution prevention community outreach programs. Independently, performs a wide range of advanced clerical tasks and program coordination tasks, which may require a wide latitude of discretion and the application of independent judgment. Position requires in-depth knowledge of administrative policies, processes, and software applications. Work is reviewed through observation, conferences, reports and results obtained. Performs other work as required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

A.    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Assists with developing, implementing, and administering components to support the City’s water conservation, solid waste, recycling, and storm water community outreach.

Conducts public speaking engagements at area schools and to other interested public groups.

Performs extensive liaison and coordination of service requests between citizens and solid waste collection contract provider. Resolves service issues. Inputs and maintains database of new and existing solid waste, recycling, and yard waste customers related to requests for service or complaints. Updates database and prepares reports related to solid waste, recycling, and yard waste contract services necessary to monitor contract performance and compliance.

Compiles new customer information packet for distribution by utility billing.

Plans, develops, implements, prepares reports, and administers programs and services necessary to maintain and promote the City’s Adopt-a-Road and Trash Bash programs.

Administers Toilet Rebate Program by mailing informational packets, copying forms, checking applications for eligibility, preparing check requests, and other related tasks.

Obtains quotes and prepares purchase order requests for water conservation devices, environmental promotional items and literature, and office supplies. Maintains storage of supplies and materials.

Assists with the preparation for mailing of the quarterly newsletter, the monthly report newsletter, and other large mailings.
Assists with annual budget preparation and tracking.

Maintains Division’s records and files, reviews documents for sufficiency, obtains required signatures, maintains items for follow up, and sorts items for distribution and handling.

REQUIREMENTS

A.     TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Graduation from high school, GED or equivalent certificate of competency supplemented with previous experience in environmental, educational and public relations activities.  College degree preferred. Word processing, database and spreadsheet experience required.  Must possess a valid State of Florida driver’s license.  Applicants who possess a valid out of state driver’s license must obtain the Florida driver’s license within 10 days of employment.

B.     KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Ability to communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.

Ability to learn, remember and comprehend simple and complex tasks that pertain to this position.

Ability to speak before groups.

Ability to deal with difficult calls with a professional, composed, courteous, and tactful demeanor.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationship with personnel in other departments.

Ability to work independently, and to make sound decisions based on established procedures and municipal regulations.

Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic.

Ability to maintain records.

Ability to operate a variety of office equipment including a computer, printer, copier, calculator, and telephone.

C.     PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to communicate clearly in English, both orally and in writing.

Ability to operate a motor vehicle.

Ability to sit, stand and walk for extended periods of time without rest.

Ability to kneel, bend or squat periodically during a working day.
Ability to load and unload boxes weighing 40 lbs.

Ability to lift and carry items weighing up to 25 lbs. For distances up to 100 feet. Ability to climb stairs while carrying equipment.

Ability to work in uncomfortable environmental conditions such as dust, heat and humidity.

Ability to work under stress and deal with angry customers.



THIS JOB DESCRIPTION IS NOT INTENDED TO BE AND SHOULD NOT BE CONSTRUED AS AN ALL INCLUSIVE LIST OF ALL THE RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS, OR WORKING CONDITIONS ASSOCIATED WITH THE POSITION.  WHILE IT IS INTENDED TO ACCURATELY REFLECT THE POSITION ACTIVITIES AND REQUIREMENTS, MANAGEMENT RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY, ADD, OR REMOVE DUTIES AND ASSIGN OTHER DUTIES AS NECESSARY.  THIS JOB DESCRIPTION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A WRITTEN OR IMPLIED CONTRACT OF EMPLOYMENT.

Revision Date - 1/30/12