Grants and Hazardous Household Waste Analyst (Program Analyst 1)

  • Oregon Department of Environmental Quality
  • Portland, OR, USA
  • Mar 10, 2018
Full time Admin Assistant/Environmental Support Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Waste Management - Recycling

Job Description

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality's Materials Management section location in Portland, OR currently has a full-time opportunity for a Grants and Hazardous Household Waste Analyst (Program Analyst 1) to join an innovative team, and work to advance our agency mission to protect and improve Oregon's environment. 

What you'll do:
The Grants and Hazardous Household Waste Analyst (Program Analyst 1) coordinates the materials management grants and household hazardous waste collection programs.  The person in this position will conduct research to gather program-related information to implement grant, household hazardous waste and other materials management programs/projects.  

What's in it for you:
Collaboration in an open office with a team of bright, mission driven individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, 24 hours of personal leave (fiscal year), and ten paid holidays per year.  This position is represented by American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Local 333.  Consider applying today! 

Duties & Responsibilities

Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

Coordinate Materials Management Grant Program

  • Develop work plan and schedule for grant processes, including periodic updates to those processes
  • Prepare, maintain and distribute grant process materials, including application forms, instructions, public notices, grant evaluation and scoring /ranking documents, grant agreements and internal procedures manuals.   Update to reflect changes in grant rules, policies or processes.
  • Coordinate with business office regarding grant process, contracting requirements and grant agreements

Coordinate Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Program

  • Develop and maintain workplans and schedules for HHW collection activities in accordance with HHW Plan.
  • Plan and coordinate scheduling of HHW collection activities (e.g., events, school lab clean outs, mercury collection) with DEQ contractors, technical assistance staff and local governments.
  • Coordinate HHW collections with agricultural pesticides, paint and other waste collection programs.

Other Service Delivery

  • Answer public requests for information about Oregon's pharmaceutical waste and infectious waste regulations.
  • Calculate annual tipping fee rebates for distressed counties using established formula and data sources.
  • Send notices of rebates to affected counties and to business office for payment.

Grants, HHW and Other Materials Management Programs and Projects

  • Conduct research to gather program-related information to implement grant, HHW and other materials management programs and projects.
  • Maintain records and monitor project schedules, reporting, outcomes, accomplishments and expenses for grant, HHW collection and other materials management projects.
  • Evaluate results and recommend program actions to improve program operations.

Research and Analysis

  • Research, analyze, evaluate, and interpret data and other information to support materials management program, rule and policy development, plan updates, performance measures, reports and other projects.   

Qualifications, Required & Requested Skills

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - To be considered a qualified applicant you must meet the following criteria:

A Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Administration, Natural Resources or Social Sciences


Any combination of experience or education equivalent to three years technical-level experience coordinating or administering a government-regulated program.

Desired Attributes - Preference may be given to applicants with:

  • Experience working effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience and/or education with communications and marketing
  • Experience with program coordination
  • Familiarity with natural resource programs or community development infrastructure

Closing date and time: 3/22/2018 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time 

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$3,459.00 - $5,034.00 Monthly