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RESOURCES RECYCLING & RECOVERY (CALRECYCLE), DEPARTMENT OF

Title:  ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST
Salary: $3,077.00 - $5,882.00
Posted: 01/30/2014

Job Description:
**PRIORITY CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO IMPACTED DEPARTMENTAL EMPLOYEES**

*PLEASE INDICATE RPA #’s 13-065, 13-207, & 13-208 and Pos. #764-0762-XXX ON APPLICATION IN THE “JOB TITLE” SECTION OF THE STANDARD STATE APPLICATION OR YOU WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED FOR THE POSITION.

DUTIES:

Under the direction of the Supervising Integrated Waste Management Specialist I, the incumbent will have the opportunity to travel throughout the State of California to establish working relationships and provide technical assistance to jurisdictions, businesses, and state agencies. The Local Assistance and Market Development (LAMD) Branch offers a diversity of assignments and experience working in the solid waste field. LAMD is a dynamic team environment with flexible work schedules (Telework and Alternate Work Week Schedules). In addition, the incumbent will work with the latest and greatest technology to apply scientific methods and principles in the performance and management of assigned tasks listed below. Utilizing a holistic approach, LAMD staff are the Department’s field representatives (frontline staff) delivering services and programs locally and regionally to increase proper handling of waste (including household hazardous waste); waste reduction, diversion, and procurement; and development of local and regional markets. Staff on the frontline takes an integrated, comprehensive, and market based approach to local assistance. As the Department’s field representative, LAMD staff assists regions in developing and/or expanding local and regional markets, providing guidance on local and state agency diversion and procurement programs, and assisting businesses to become more sustainable. LAMD provides a supportive and collaborative working environment with a focus on team work. This position involves travel throughout the state approximately 20% of the time, primarily in LA and/or Orange Counties.

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

Enjoys solving problems and working with numbers and databases; project management skills and experience; working knowledge of waste management practices and issues facing local governments; strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to explain complex issues in simple language; and extensive experience with computers, spreadsheets and databases.

EXTERNAL RECRUITMENTS:

Candidates who are currently in this class, have list eligibility to this class, or have eligibility to transfer to this class or candidates who are designated Surplus/SROA will be considered. Surplus/SROA candidates must include a copy of their surplus notice with their application. Training and Development assignments and/or alternative classifications may be considered. All interested applicants must submit a resume and a standard state application (Form Std. 678) with an original signature to the contact person identified on this bulletin. Clearly indicate the basis of eligibility in the explanation section of the Std. 678. Emailed and/or faxed applications cannot be accepted at this time. Only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.

Additional Information:

Working Title Position Number
None Specified 835 - 764 - 0762 - XXX
Will also consider hiring a(n)
INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST $3,077.00 - $5,882.00
Location County
2929 E. Willow Street, Long Beach, CA 90806 LOS ANGELES
Timebase Tenure
Full Time Permanent   month(s)
Final Filing Date: Department Link:
02/06/2014 http://www.calrecycle.ca.gov/
Contact Unit/Address Contact Name/Phone
MMLA/LAMD/South Section
P.O. 4025, MS-19A
Sacramento, CA 95812
Priscilla Paul
(916) 341-6292


Special Requirements:
(3) POSITIONS AVAILABLE

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