Program Manager I (Commercial Food Waste/Food Scraps Recycling)
Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
$58,958 - $97,655
The Department of Environmental Protection's (DEP) mission is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County's air, water and land in a sustainable way while fostering smart growth, a thriving economy and healthy communities. DEP's Division of Solid Waste Services is seeking a Program Manager I to plan, develop, and evaluate County strategies, programs, initiatives and activities to decrease generation of food that is wasted, and to increase recycling of food waste/food scraps generated in the commercial sector.
Duties include but are not limited to:
The employee will play a significant role in helping reach the County's current goal to reduce waste and recycle 70% by 2020. Therefore, the employee may supervise or exercise direction over other subordinate employees in carrying out program activities, providing work guidance and instruction, as well as developing new approaches, methods and standardized operating procedures.
Employee will be REQUIRED to attend/participate in meetings and/or community events and activities which can occur during early morning, evening and weekend hours. This position requires possession of a valid driver's license and the ability to drive a County vehicle to conduct and attend meetings and presentations, perform work at locations outside the office, and participate in other work-related duties.
Applicants with experience planning, implementing and managing food waste/food scraps recycling programs are encouraged to apply. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. If the candidate selected for this position possesses multilingual skills, he/she will be required to successfully pass an examination assessing oral communication, reading comprehension, and interpreting skills. For Advanced proficiency, the candidate must also pass an examination requiring translating text from other language to English and vice versa.
Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.
Experience: Considerable three (3) years professional experience in recycling or solid waste field, or in planning and implementing food waste/scraps recycling programs.
Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
License: Possession and maintenance at all times of a valid Class "C" (or equivalent) driver's license from the applicant's state of residence is req’d.
If selected for consideration for this position, you may be required to provide evidence that you possess the knowledge, skills, and abilities indicated on your resume.
All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position which are located in the full advertisement. You also may be required to provide a writing sample.
Montgomery County Government offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.
To view the complete job announcement and to apply,
please visit our website at https://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/HR/Recruitment/MCGCareers.html
click on the “Search Jobs" tab, and then on the Job Search link
Read the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category.
Interested candidates must create an online account in order to apply.
The requisition number is IRC36263
This Recruitment Closes March 12, 2019
All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,
which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Resume Preparation Tips
listed under the “How to Apply” tab on the Office of Human Resource’s MCG Careers webpage.