March 31, 2017 Req. # 057-17 Pos. #
SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAMS COORDINATOR
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
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.
April 14, 2017
Reasonable accommodations and assistance are
available to disabled applicants under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
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
http://www.leoncountyfl.gov. Leon County is a member of the Florida
Retirement System. Applicants may send inquiries to our E-mail address at
LCHR_Recruitment@leoncountyfl.gov. A completed Leon County
Government application is required and must be postmarked no later than
5:00 p.m., April 14, 2017. APPLY online, in person or by
Leon County Human Resources Division, 315 S.
Calhoun Street, Suite #210, Tallahassee, FL 32301
is given to certain veterans and spouses of veterans as provided by Chapter 295,
Laws of Florida.
FREE WORKPLACE AND EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
"PEOPLE FOCUSED. PERFORMANCE DRIVEN."