The Department of Waste Resources has an opportunity for an Organics Composting Specialist (Waste Management Program Coordinator) in Moreno Valley. The incumbent will oversee and direct the work of supervisors and employees in the Department's landfills, waste recycling programs, organics composting program, and grinding facility. The selected candidate will primarily be responsible for developing and implementing the pilot organics composting program, which includes researching applicable laws and regulations, analyzing data, communicating with outside organizations, and applying for grants related to this program. In addition, the Organics Composting Specialist will create and update program policies and procedures and ensure that staff adhere to guidelines. The most competitive candidates will have strong supervisory experience in a waste management setting, and demonstrated knowledge of organics composting.
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Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree in business or public administration, planning, environmental sciences, engineering or a related field. (Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on the basis of one year of full-time experience equaling 30 semester or 45 quarter units of education.) Experience: Two years of administrative, management, or supervisory experience which included planning and making recommendations on issues involving waste management processes. Knowledge of: The laws, rules and regulations that have an impact on waste management; principles of supervision, the physical, environmental, and economic implications of waste management; local, State, and federal legislative processes; research methods; organizational structure and jurisdiction of governmental agencies involved in the waste management process. Ability to: Supervise and coordinate the work of subordinates; plan and conduct a training program for subordinate staff; evaluate the performance of subordinate personnel; collect and analyze data, generate and evaluate alternatives, reach logical conclusions and formulate recommendations; compose clear and thorough study reports and recommendations; verbally present study findings and recommendations to a variety of public groups and governmental bodies; work effectively with the general public, and community and governmental boards and commissions; interpret and apply laws and regulations pertaining to waste management.OTHER REQUIREMENTS: