Project Coordinator (Keep Norfolk Beautiful)

  • Norfolk, City of
  • 3500 Granby Street, Norfolk, VA, United States
  • Nov 12, 2016
Full time Administrative/Environmental Support Environmental Education/Communication Environmental Protection Management Natural Resources

Job Description

The City of Norfolk's Department of Public Works is currently seeking an experienced Project Coordinator for the Keep Norfolk Beautiful Team.  The Project Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the Keep Norfolk Beautiful programs.  Work involves developing project goals and objectives by coordinating the implementation, monitoring, analyzing, and modifying programs, where applicable, and maintaining the affiliation of Keep America Beautiful.
The Department of Public Works builds, maintains and operates the physical facilities that support and enhance the lives of Norfolk's citizens, businesses and visitors, including the City's Street Network, Traffic Management System, Storm Water System, Waste Management and Recycling Systems.
Through education, outreach, interactive programs and community service, the Norfolk Environmental Commission (NEC), Keep Norfolk Beautiful and Friends of Norfolk's Environment are growing environmental awareness. The collective efforts of these groups serve to develop a culture of environmental sustainability throughout the City of Norfolk.
Keep Norfolk Beautiful is a team of the City of Norfolk's Public Works Department, which aids the NEC in the effort toward leading citizens to environmental stewardship and offers volunteer and community service opportunities through programs such as the Great American Cleanup, EARNN, Adopt-A-Spot, America Recycles Day, Clean the Bay Day, and International Coastal Cleanup.

Essential Functions:
Essential functions include, but are not limited to:
Develops and implements strategic plans to promote litter prevention, beautification, and waste diversion.
Develops and implements effective program and/or project goals and objectives through monitoring and evaluating programs and/or projects procedures, collaborating on changes and improvements to the program and/or project, and communicating policies and procedures with personnel, customers, and vendors.
Monitors program and/or project budget and other statistical data by analyzing the data to make cost projections, and preparing monthly financial reports.
Responds to inquiries related to specific projects and programs associated with litter prevention, beautification, and waste diversion.
Collaborates closely with citizens, special interest groups, other government agencies, and City Staff, including executive and management teams.
Acts as City liaison to various committees by attending meetings.
Conducts and develops ongoing community outreach efforts designed to increase community understanding and support of Keep Norfolk Beautiful volunteer programs, projects, and opportunities.
Develops grant proposals, implements grants, tracks deliverables, and manages financial records associated with grants.
Supervises administrative and program staff by performing training and completing performance evaluations.
Ensures the City sustains its Keep America Beautiful affiliate.
Prepares correspondence and maintains tracking databases and spreadsheets.

Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent.

Three (3) years experience in a field related to the program/project; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Information & Requirements:
Valid Driver's License required.  (Please note:  A current copy of your Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) driving record, obtained within last 30 days, is required at the time of interview.)
The preferred candidate will have the ability to obtain FEMA Incident Command System, IS-100, IS-200, IS-300, IS-700, and Keep America Beautiful certifications within one (1) year of employment.
The preferred candidate will have the ability to:
Develop and monitor internal policies and procedures.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Write briefs, updates, grants, letters, and other professional correspondence.
Work Hours:  Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Some evening and weekend will be required regularly.
This position is classified as Essential (Alpha) and will be required to work 24-hour shifts during periods of inclement weather or other emergencies.
Total compensation for this position may range from $69,767 - $108,486*
*Total compensation sums the costs associated with FICA, group life insurance, retirement, and healthcare options.
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Job Level



Government- Local/Regional


$22.54 - $36.75 Hourly $1,953.54 - $3,185.38 Semi-Monthly $46,885.00 - $76,449.00 Annually