Solid Waste Recycling Coordinator

  • San Antonio
  • San Antonio, TX, United States
  • Jan 19, 2018
Full time Communication - Public Outreach Environmental Science - Engineering Waste Management - Recycling

Job Description

Job Summary

Under general direction, is responsible for coordinating public information, promotion, and outreach relating to recycling.  Exercises no supervision.

Essential Job Functions

  • Attends and conducts meetings with neighborhood associations regarding recycling projects.
  • Monitors and evaluates recycling contracts for efficiency, productivity, and compliance.
  • Responds, analyzes, and assists in resolving complicated issues or concerns related to solid waste and recycling.
  • Researches recycling issues and prepares long-range goals.
  • Collects and compiles data for reports and correlates statistical data.
  • Responds to special requests for presentation to youths, businesses, and community groups regarding the recycling program.
  • Attends local and state conferences.
  • Provides support on educational information material including brochures, audiovisual aids, press releases, and training manuals.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Two (2) years of experience in solid waste recycling, environmental science, teaching, or conservation related field.
  • This position requires a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License OR valid driver's license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Texas Driver's License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Use of your own personal vehicle may at times be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.


  • Fluent in English and Spanish (speaking and writing).
  • Experience in customer service/customer interaction as individual will be scheduling many of the Division's presentations with the community and school contacts.
  • Microsoft Office experience: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
  • Interest and/or experience in Marketing a plus; possible special marketing projects assigned at times with supervision.
  • Interact effectively with individuals from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds as well as all age groups from kindergarten children to senior citizens.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of solid waste and recycling technology.
  • Knowledge of pertinent Federal, State, and local laws.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Public speaking skills.
  • Ability to correlate statistical data.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to make effective oral presentations.

Closing 1/23/2018 11:59 PM Central

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Government- Local/Regional


$35,626.76 - $53,440.14 Annually