5638 - Environmental Assistant
|Specialty||Municipal Toxics Reduction Program Assistant|
|Date Opened||8/9/2021 07:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||8/30/2021 09:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$35.74 - $43.44/hour; $6,195.00 - $7,529.00/month; $74,334.00 - $90,350.00/year|
|Job Type||Permanent Exempt|
Municipal Toxics Reduction Program Assistant
San Francisco Department of the Environment
5638 – Environmental Assistant
• Conduct product research, identifying chemicals of concern and safer solutions.
• Draft presentations, correspondence, reports and memos related to the Municipal Toxics Reduction and Healthy Ecosystems Program.
• Assist in the planning, organizing, logistics and evaluation of stakeholder meetings related to San Francisco’s Buy Green Program and Integrated Pest Management Program.
• Assist in the planning, creation and distribution of outreach and educational materials.
• Coordinate outreach efforts, in partnership with the Outreach team.
• Organize and participate in meetings with City staff, local government agencies, elected officials, businesses, community groups and other stakeholders.
• Coordinate outreach efforts, in partnership with the Outreach team.
• Respond to written and verbal inquiries from the public and from other City departments.
• Assist with public outreach/education and marketing efforts, including staffing special events and making public presentations.
• Maintain and improve online dashboards for the IPM and Buy Green programs
• Update and contribute online content for various webpages.
• Perform administrative support and other duties and tasks as requested.
• Demonstrated experience in written and oral public communication.
• Demonstrated ability to organize people and complex projects related to environmental issues
• College courses in chemistry, toxicology, and/or environmental sciences
• Course work or work experience involving the creation of environmental purchasing requirements and/or integrated pest management.
• Superior interpersonal skills
• Understanding of the principles of equity, inclusion and diversity.
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5. Attach three documents - 1) a resume, 2) an official or unofficial copy of your transcripts or diploma, and 3) a brief cover letter stating why this position interests you and how your skills and qualifications relate to the position. Upload the documents as PDF or Word files.
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All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications. Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
Please email Adam Romoslawski, Senior Human Resources Consultant, at Adam.Romoslawski@sfgov.org should you have questions about the application process. For questions regarding the status of your application or the selection process, please refer to the ‘Timeline’ section under the Selection Procedures heading.
The application filing deadline will conclude at 9am on Monday, August 30, 2021. Due to the volume of inquiries we receive, we are unable to give application status updates. While we are not able to reach out to every applicant, the hiring manager will contact you directly after the filing deadline if your skills and experiences are a strong match for the position.
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EXAM TYPE: ENTRANCE/PROMO
CAROL ISEN, HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
ANNOUNCEMENT NO: PEX-5638-113875
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