Organic (Food Waste) Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4) [August 26, 2019]

Dept. of Ecology: Thurston County - Lacey, WA

Keeping Washington Clean and Evergreen

Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We are a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, and believes in the fun factor, Ecology is a good fit.

The Solid Waste Management (SWM) program is looking to fill an Organic (Food Waste) Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4) position. This position will be located in our Headquarters building in Lacey, WA. 

The Organic (Food Waste) Specialist position works to promote organics material recycling with a focus on food waste prevention and wasted food management. This position works with Lead organics staff to develop and implement the State Wasted Food Reduction and Food Waste Diversion Plan.

We are looking for someone who likes to manage a process, embrace a range of technical and administrative issues, and work with people. This position requires attention to detail and the ability to work cooperatively with Ecology staff and external stakeholders.  If you like being an integral part of the process to develop and implement solutions to food waste management in WA State, then this could be the position for you.
 
As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability.

To learn more about The Department of Ecology, please visit our website at www.ecology.wa.gov and follow, like or visit us on LinkedInTwitterFacebookInstagram or our blog. Apply here


Biosolids Technical Specialist
[June 24, 2019]

WA State Department of Ecology
Location: Lacey, WA

The Biosolids Technical Specialist position works to implement biosolids program laws, regulations, general permits, and related activities.  This position develops general permits; manages stakeholder groups, making decisions involving multiple stakeholders that have significant environmental protection consequences; analyzes biosolids annual report and laboratory data; and uses in-depth knowledge of the biosolids program to carry out assignments. These assignments are carried out using policies and program objectives, and the work is planned and organized based on program deadlines and priorities.
 
We are looking for someone who likes to manage a process, embrace a range of technical and administrative issues, and work with people. This position requires attention to detail while developing permits, and the ability to work cooperatively with Ecology staff and external stakeholders.  If you like to manage a process with all of its varying aspects, then this could be the position for you.
 
As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability.

To learn more about The Department of Ecology, please visit our website at www.ecology.wa.gov and follow, like or visit us on LinkedInTwitterFacebookInstagram or our blog.

For more Information and to apply Click Here


Wastewater Operations Treatment Plant Operators
[June 24, 2019]

Lakehaven Water & Sewer District
Location:
Federal Way, WA

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Biosolids Coordinator
[June 6, 2019]

City of Tacoma - TAGRO
Location: Tacoma, WA

Come work for one of the most innovative recycling operations in the country. The City of Tacoma TAGRO program is looking for an forward-thinking, energetic team player to help move our program forward.
 
Primary Responsibilities
Under the direction of a Biosolids Supervisor, the Biosolids Coordinator is primarily responsible for scheduling and coordinating the transportation, handling and application of biosolids to various sites and promoting the program services to the community as well as inspection biosolids sites.

Our Ideal Candidate
The Biosolids Coordinator is part of a creative team that looks for and implements new opportunities for recycling organic products.

  • Has knowledge of biosolids recycling procedures and regulations.

  • Is energetic and enthusiastic about biosolids and advancing environmental sustainability through the beneficial use of boisolids.

  • Communicates effectively orally and in writing using language that is appropriate to both the complexity of the topic and the knowledge and understanding of the audience. 

  • Builds and maintains cooperative working relationships with customers, partners, coworkers and staff.

  • Motivated and self-starter who can work under pressure, analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action quickly. 

  • Embraces and owns Environmental Services vision of supporting healthy neighborhoods and a thriving Puget Sound and driving the strategic plan to completion within the organization.

  • Motivates and develops staff to become the next generation of great leaders by promoting continuous improvement, fostering innovation and leading by example.

If this sounds like you, please apply HERE