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Outreach Coordinator more...
Location:Alviso, CA
Company:Waste Connections, Inc.
First posted:February 15, 2017
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Job Title

Outreach Coordinator

Employee Type
Employee

Job Description

Green Team of San Jose, a Waste Connections Company, is currently hiring for an Outreach Coordinator

The Outreach Coordinator supports the emerging sustainability movement in the West Valley Cities through waste reduction education and outreach programs including: business and food waste, construction and demolition, single and multi-family residence outreach, schools, and community events.  

Job Description:

The Outreach Coordinator will focus on some of the large projects mentioned above, as well as day-to-day tasks such as answering questions regarding the how-tos of recycling, giving classroom presentations to elementary through college education levels, leading and coordinating West Valley Collection & Recycling site tours, and other work as assigned.  This program meets contractual obligations with West Valley Collection & Recycling, and is an important part of how Waste Connections connects with our local West Valley Cities. This position will operate independently and in the field for many of the outreach activities.

Qualifications:

  •     Demonstrated knowledge and passion for working with local recycling and waste reduction resources.
  •     Experience with event planning and implementation.
  •     Intermediate skills in word processing and graphics software including: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint), Adobe Acrobat, and Adobe Photoshop.
  •     Ability to conduct complex interpersonal interactions with others, trouble-shoot, solve problems, make decisions, operate independently and with discretion, and work effectively under pressure and with self-motivation.
  •     Must have efficient and organized work habits, and be flexible to handle needs as they arise. The successful individual for this role will be able to change direction quickly, work on multiple deadlines simultaneously and prioritize amongst many different projects, both on a daily basis and projects with long term completion goals.
  •     Experience giving presentations to large and small groups.
  •     Demonstrated experience working through projects with little supervision from start to finish.

    Logistics:

  •     Typical 40 hour work-week
  •     Occasional evening and weekend work is required

    Successful candidates are those who seek to thrive in an environment of operational excellence and accountability.  We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".  EOE

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    Bachelors

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