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Recycling Program Coordinator
Portland Community College in Portland, Oregon
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Date Posted 11/04/2019
Admin-Facilities Management
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled

Recycling Program Coordinator
Requisition ID req494
Department Facilities Management Services
Campus Sylvania Campus - 12000 SW 49th Ave, Portland, OR 97219
Employment Type Academic Prof - Full Time
Close Date Apply Immediately; This position will close once sufficient qualified applications have been received.
Position Summary
Portland Community College is recruiting for a team-oriented individual passionate about reducing waste to join the college’s district sustainability team and advance the department’s important work. Under the direction of the Sustainability Manager, the Recycling Coordinator oversees the college's recycling and other waste reduction programs including coordinating hauling services, managing outreach and researching and implementing new programs. Additionally, the position supports sustainability and waste reduction goals by leading recycling and waste reduction training, coordinating behavior change efforts, and developing curriculum to support program needs. The Recycling Coordinator participates in a variety of internal and external committees and represents the college and program at events, conferences and meetings. This position also assists the Sustainability team with a variety of district-wide projects and programs and plays a leadership role in implementing future initiatives in line with the college’s Climate Action Plan and Strategic Plan.
See the classification description for additional information: https://www.pcc.edu/hr/recycling-program-coordinator/
Candidate Profile
These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.
- Demonstrated team player with ability to collaborate and communicate with people across differences.
- Applied experience managing waste reduction, recycling and compost programs, including data collection and analysis.
- Ability to develop effective outreach and training materials as well as give presentations and write reports appropriate for the audience.
- Informed about behavior change strategies, tools or community-based social marketing.
- Ability to frame and integrate social equity and sustainability considerations into projects and programs.
- Experience leading and overseeing volunteers, interns or staff.
- Experience leading committee or work groups and in facilitating inclusive meetings.
Minimum Qualifications
To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).
Bachelor’s degree in Sustainability, Environmental, Physical, or Social Sciences or related field (experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year for year basis).
One year of professional level experience in an area of sustainability, environmental studies, waste management, or related field to include program coordination or development.
Position Grade 3
Starting Salary Expectations $44,448 to $47,615 (Step 3); based on qualifications, experience, and internal equity.
Position Grade Salary Range $44448 to $77071 Annual Salary
PCC Benefits
PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide employees and their families, including domestic partners, with access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health, Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability, Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.
PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for retirement.
Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age, as well as partial tuition reimbursement for full-time employees at other accredited institutions.
*Please note: Temporary Academic Professional employees are not eligible for Personal Leave Days, Life Insurance, Long-term Disability, or AD&D Insurance.
Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- Starts at 13.33 hours of vacation leave per month (additional vacation hours with years of services)
- 1 day of sick leave per month
- 11 holidays
- 3 additional personal leave days per year
For a complete list of PCC benefits, please visit http://www.pcc.edu/hr.benefits
View a complete list of PCC benefits.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements Work is performed both in an office environment and in the field with frequent interruptions and irregularities in the work schedule. Regular travel between College facilities and other locations is required. Position involves occasional bending, standing, kneeling, climbing ladders, reaching below and above shoulders, and lifting objects weighing up to 60 lbs. while performing job duties. Walking, climbing stairs and entering cramped and difficult locations may be part of routine activities depending on work locations. Working hours may vary and occasional evening or weekend work is required. Regular lifting, guiding and/or carrying of materials is required. May be exposed to potentially hazardous conditions, noise and temperature extremes.
Background Check Required Yes
Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:
Veterans: DD214
Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.

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