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The City of Dallas seeks a waste specialist to support its zero waste goals by providing administrative support for the review and approval of multifamily recycling plans and recycling hauler applications, and to drive efficiency in waste management practices across the city's portfolio of buildings and operational units. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable on zero waste principles, local related plans and laws, and have experience working with multifamily or other facility owners and managers or haulers on compliance, operations, and behavior change, performing operational and waste audits, as well as on researching and implementing improvements to enhance collection, disposal and reduction of waste.
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is results-orientated and data-driven. Critical thinking, conflict resolution, and excellent verbal and written communications skills are required and candidate must be able to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously to assure work occurs within the established timeframes and standard for accuracy.
Zero Waste Administrative Specialist Primary Tasks
* Under supervision, coordinate the implementation of identified waste reduction projects and programs
* Conduct volunteer/participant recruitment and training for assigned projects
* Compile, input and track project/program data
Minimum Education & Experience Requirements (Equivalencies Included)3-5 years experience in solid waste/recycling/zero waste or program marketing and outreach, or An Associate's degree and one year work experience, or Bachelor's degree in business, management, statistics, or a related field
- Knowledge of office practices and administrative procedures.
- Knowledge of customer service techniques to resolve problems and issues.
- Skill in standard office equipment and software.
- Ability to implement administrative procedures and to evaluate their effectiveness.
- Ability to interpret rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Ability to coordinate, lead and train others.
- Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with all levels of management, city officials, vendors, other government agencies, other employees and the general public. - Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a wide variety of people.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by personnel assigned to this classification and is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
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