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Waste Reduction Program Coordinator- East Zone
Non Work-study

Hiring Information
Hiring Unit: Facilities
Pay Rate: 12.00
Final Filing Date: 6/3/19 or
Until Filled
Employment Date: 2019-09-23 00:0 TO 2020-06-12 00:0
Hours: 10-19
Schedule: As agreed
Job Description

This is an Assistant IV Waste Reduction position for the East Zone which consists of Merrill, Crown, Cowell and Stevenson College housing areas.

Under the direction of the Lead Waste Reduction Coordinator incumbent will be responsible for collecting,transporting and sorting recyclables. Team Members will assist with the zone composting program for use by the university grounds department & The Stevenson garden. Cleaning of collection sites and containers will be required.

Ability to safely bend & lift up to 30 lbs, and perform other repetitive motions. Not afraid to get dirty. Safe use of gardening tools (pitch fork, shovels,rakes, hoes, and wheelbarrows). Ability to work safely with general cleaning chemicals.

Work closely with Waste Coordinators offering suggestions, carrying out directives, and occasionally promoting the East Zone sustainability program.

Must like to work outdoors.

Must be responsible, have a positive work attitude, and be able to work in a team atmosphere. Must be punctual. Must be able to work a steady number of hours per week during each quarter.

Must be self-motivated.
Skills Preferred: Prefer someone who is passionate about waste reduction and sustainability. Someone willing to learn and help create a quality zone waste stream reduction program.

Prefer applicants seeking long term employment.

The ability to drive in the state of CA.
Percentage of Time Duty
60% Support East Zone Student Recycling Coordinators. Collect electronic waste, recycle and inspect recycling/e-waste centers. Drive between recycling locations, update recycling postings, replace worn signage, clean recycling areas, collect recyclables from holding stations. Maintain compost, clean and collect compost buckets from apartments. Work with university grounds staff on placement of compost.

Work in a variety of weather conditions. Check out keys under direction and enter common areas of residential buildings as required to collect materials.
20% In conjunction with Coordinators develop and post fliers and staff program informational booths.

Occasionally attend "green" events sponsored by the colleges.

Participate in end of year collection of student left goods which may be re-used by other agencies.
Participate in team meetings and turn ideas into projects and goals.
10% Work safely with various gardening tools (especially pitch fork, shovels, pick, hoe and wheelbarrows). Maintain safety at all times by wearing gloves, eye protection and full covered clothing.

Drive University vehicle as assigned.
10% Ability to work independently.

Maintain positive supportive attitude with co-workers.

Hold a strong commitment to agreed schedule.

Positively represent East Zone Facilities department at all times behaving and communicating respectfully.

Courses Required:
Computer Keyboarding Filing Alpha
Macintosh Numerical
Windows Color
Unix Driving Car
Word Processing Truck
Spreadsheet Other Lifting
Databases Fingerprinting Required
Other Hazardous Substances
e-waste, recycable materials
Special Comments: This position is for the academic year September through June and continuing into the academic year 19/20. (immediate openings Spring quarter 2019).

Incumbents will work at all housing areas within the East Side of the campus.

There is a possibility for full time work in summer 2020 (June-Sep.) with reassignment into the regular summer maintenance program for qualified candidates. Interest in summer position is encouraged.

The possibility of advancement within the zone sustainability program exists as experience increases as positions become available during the academic year. It is preferred that currently enrolled students hired into the program are able to stay on and restart program in Fall 2020.

*This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is starting out as an environmental studies student or has a strong interest in making a difference with reduction of consumptive materials. It also may simply be a great job for someone who wants physical work and to be outdoors.*
Payroll Information
Service Team: SHR Operations
Hiring Supervisior: Monko, Dan
Supervisor Phone: 831-459-1084
Supervisor Email:
Account Numbers: 761975-414C-70499- HORCST-2
Home Department: 000371
Classification: Assistant IV
Title Code: 4919
Date Approved: 8-19-2019


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