The City of Oceanside is accepting applications to establish an Eligibility List for Environmental Specialist I. There are currently two vacancies in the Solid Waste and Recycling section of the Water Utilities Department.
When assigned to the Solid Waste & Recycling section, specific duties may include, but are not limited to: performing a variety of professional, administrative, and analytical work related to policy and program development for the City's Zero Waste and Sustainability Program; developing and implementing programs and policies as it relates to resource management, zero waste, organics management, recycling, and sustainability; researching and evaluating zero waste, recycling, and sustainability issues; preparing annual compliance reports; developing and implementing public awareness and community engagement campaigns; assisting businesses with developing diversion/sustainability programs; serving as a City liaison to community groups, stakeholders, and internal committees; analyzing laws and regulations and their impacts to the City's Municipal Code Chapter 13, Zero Waste Strategic Management Plan, and Waste Management Solid Waste Franchise Agreement; conducting waste audits; assisting in contract management to ensure compliance with State regulations; responding to inquiries from the public; and preparing and administering grant funds.
Experience: Two years of experience in environmental science, environmental policy, resource management, physical science, engineering, or a related field. At least one year of experience with water quality testing and working with storm water management or solid waste and recycling management and regulations and ecosystems improvements, or other related environmental regulations, is highly desirable. Training: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree or higher, with major coursework in environmental investigations, preferably in the area of biology, engineering, civil and/or environmental engineering, environmental science, environmental policy, resource management, or a related field. License: Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license.
How To Apply
Visit the City's website at www.ci.oceanside.ca.us to view the full announcement and to apply. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the required application forms.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, 10/26/18