March 31, 2017   Req. # 057-17   Pos. # 2600-55

Resource Stewardship/Sustainability
Minimum Starting Rate:  $13.58  Hourly*
*Initial salary above the minimum of the pay grade is based on verified related education, experience, and training above the minimum requirements.

The purpose of this position is to promote stewardship of the communityís natural, societal, and economic resources through education and outreach activities for the County employees and community.   At Leon County, we strive to do more, and to do better, with less.  This is the basis of our People Focused; Performance Driven culture.  Leon County government offers important and meaningful personal and career opportunities. Because we maintain a very lean staff, there are few opportunities for employment and high competition for job openings.  However, those we hire are entrusted with significant responsibilities and opportunity for growth.  Because of this, we can hire only the very best. That means candidates who not only meet the qualifications of the job listed herein, but are driven by making a difference on the issues that matter most to our unique quality of life and committed to demonstrating results, exceeding expectations in areas of customer service and exercising responsible stewardship of our communityís resources.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:   Provides education and guidance to residential, commercial, institutional, and public sectors, visitors of Leon County buildings, and Leon County employees through the promotion of sustainability, resource conservation, and waste reduction.  Assesses needs and provides targeted educational outreach for waste reduction and sustainability initiatives through workshops and presentations.  Presents educational sessions to civic groups, businesses, and schools.  Maintains and disseminates educational content, encouraging sustainable choices on a day-to-day basis.  Creates printed and electronic materials for Resource Stewardship to include sustainability and waste reduction such as household hazardous waste, recycling/reuse and organic composting.  Writes content for publications.  Updates program websites and social media pages.  Coordinates various programs managed by the Office of Sustainability.  Assists in the planning and implementation efforts for sustainability events, logistics, development of materials, and event promotion.  Works in close coordination with the Recycling and sustainability manager on policy and program development.  Manages tables at outreach events related to sustainability and community education.  Administers the community garden program.  Provides support for routine administrative program tasks. 

REQUIREMENTS:    Requires graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelorís degree in Public Administration, Environmental Studies, Communications, Marketing, or Urban & Regional Planning.  Must possess a valid Florida Driverís License and a favorable driving record.


Reasonable accommodations and assistance are available to disabled applicants under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, contact the Leon County Human Resources Division at (850) 606-2400.  Applicants are encouraged to visit our Leon County Home Page at Leon County is a member of the Florida Retirement System.  Applicants may send inquiries to our E-mail address at   A completed Leon County Government application is required and must be postmarked no later than 5:00 p.m., April 14, 2017APPLY online, in person or by mail to:

Leon County Human Resources Division, 315 S. Calhoun Street, Suite #210, Tallahassee, FL 32301

 Preference is given to certain veterans and spouses of veterans as provided by Chapter 295, Laws of Florida.