Full Time Position -- SF Department of the Environment -- Environmental Specialist
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S.F. Department of the Environment
Jared Blumenfeld, Director
5640 Environmental Specialist
Appointment Type: Provisional
Filing Deadline: October 29, 2004
Salary: $2,130 - $2,589 biweekly
$55,380 - $67,314 annually
Date Issued: October 8, 2004
ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST - TOXICS REDUCTION/USED MOTOR OIL RECYCING
Appointment Type: Provisional. Incumbents will be required to succeed in a
Civil Service Examination process for this class in order to be considered
for a permanent appointment.
Program Background: The mission of the City and County of San Francisco's
Department of the Environment (SF Environment) is to improve, enhance, and
preserve the environment and promote San Francisco's long-term
sustainability. SF Environment includes Green Building, Recycling, Toxics
Reduction, Environmental Justice, Clean Air, Energy, Urban Forest and
Position Description: Under direction, the position is responsible for
day-to-day management of the used oil grant from the California Integrated
Waste Management Board (CIWMB). Responsibilities include supervising
independent contractors; coordinating data and report writing; grant
writing; outreach and education; and other responsibilities, as directed,
including those resulting from requirements under the funding agreement
the CIWMB for used oil recycling. In addition to used motor oil recycling
program work, this position will assist the Residential Toxics Reduction
Program Coordinator in planning and implementation around the collection
household hazardous waste and the use of safer alternatives.
Duties may include and are not limited to the following:
* Report writing: including coordinating data collection and record
for reports submitted to the California Integrated Waste Management Board
(CIWMB) on a semi-annual basis.
* Budget and Financial Management: including creation and tracking of
annual budget, managing all financial transactions and record keeping for
Used Oil Grant and program.
* Grant Writing: including the preparation of annual documentation for
Used Oil Block Grant and as needed for CIWMB Opportunity Grants or other
* Program Coordination: including providing oversight for citywide used
collection sites, improving access for residents, businesses, and city
departments for recycling of used oil and oil filters.
* Program Outreach: including working with local community groups and
managing advertising program to promote oil and filter collection
* Re-refined motor oil: Aiding city departments in the purchase of
re-refined motor oil for use in city fleet vehicles.
* Regional Coordination: including efforts with state and regional
to promote used oil and oil filter recycling and use of re-refined motor
* Other duties and responsibilities as needed.
1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or
university, and three (3) years of professional experience planning,
coordinating, implementing and evaluating environmental programs. Two (2)
years of this experience must be within the area of specialty; OR
2. Possession of a baccalaureate degree in public administration, business
administration, environmental science or a closely related field from an
accredited college, and two (2) years of this experience must be within
area of specialty; AND
3. Possession of a valid Driver's License
* Fluent in Spanish, Cantonese or other language commonly spoken in San
Screening: Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying
experience. Not all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be
Performance Exercise/Interview: Candidates may be required to demonstrate
competence. Written, assessment type, or other performance-based exercises
may be used.
Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified applicants with
disabilities may participate in the application process. Applicants
requesting accommodation should do so by calling 415-355-3700. In
with the Immigration and Reform Act of 1985, all persons entering City and
County employment will be required to prove their identity and
to work in the U.S. Designated employees will be required to file
of Economic Interest.
To Apply: Submit a resume and a San Francisco job application (which can
found at http://www.dph.sf.ca.us/emplymnt/ApplForm/applform.htm and are also
available at the Department of Human Resources, 44 Gough Street, San
Francisco). Fill out application and return with resume and required
documents to Job 5640 Toxics Reduction/Used Oil Recycling, Environmental
Specialist, Personnel Officer, Department of the Environment, 11 Grove
Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. The final filing date is 5:00 p.m.
29, 2004. Applicants must indicate the SPECIALITY AREA they are applying
in the Specialty box on the front of the application form. Applications
including all required verification of education and experience and
for waiver must be received by 5:00 p.m.October 29, 2004. Faxes (415)
554-6393 will be accepted up to 5:00 pm on October 29, 2004.
Late applications or resumes without an application form will not be
accepted. Postmarks will not be accepted. Failure to comply will result
rejection of the application. Applicants are encouraged to keep a copy of
all materials submitted. Applicants who have applied for another position
with this department are required to submit a separate application package
for this position, including the documents listed below. For questions
contact Claudia Molina at (415) 355-3748.
Verification Of Education And Experience:
The following documents must be submitted by October 29, 2004.
1. A copy of transcript or diploma evidencing the required education.
2. Verification of all qualifying experience. Letters of verification must
be on employer's official letterhead and should include the name of the
employee, job title(s), job duties, dates of employment, and must be
by the employer.
* City employees who meet all the qualifications based solely on
with the City and County of San Francisco do not need to provide
verification of qualifying experience.
* City employees who qualify based on a combination of City employment and
outside employment do not need to provide verification of City employment,
but MUST verify outside experience.
* Non-City employees MUST verify all qualifying experience.
The City and County of San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Women, People of Color and People with Disabilities are Encouraged to