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Connecting employers with military veterans!

Posted by: Waste Management on Dec 24, 2017


Location:

Kirkland, WA

Job Description:

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Waste Management \(WM\), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America\. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength\. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste\-based energy production projects\.

This position is dedicated to assisting our municipal partners meet composting and recycling goals through educational programs and outreach\. Emphasis will be on conducting recycling education to engage customers and increase participation in recycling and composting programs\.

This position will serve as a company representative in the local community and with customers\. Waste Management’s Recycling Education & Outreach Coordinators create and implement educational programs targeting waste reduction, recycling and composting through a variety of community education tactics\. Each day at the job brings new opportunities ranging from designing a new multifamily recycling campaign, to teaching preschoolers about truck safety, to working with a business manager to start composting, to giving a tour of a recycling center, to wrangling a group of college students to properly set up a recycling information booth\.

Waste Management is committed to racial equity and cultural responsiveness in its services to clients, in our workforce composition and practices, and in our organizational culture\.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

+ Working with municipal staff to develop and implement recycling and composting education programs\.
+ Identifying, developing and conducting educational programs for various community organizations, municipal partners, businesses and multifamily complexes\.
+ Developing and distributing recycling education and marketing pieces for WM’s programs\.
+ Conducting site surveys and waste audits to determine trash, organics, and recycling service levels and making recommendations to improve diversion\.
+ Working with businesses, property managers and the public, one\-on\-one, to provide information and resources that promote recycling, composting and waste reduction\.
+ Arranging for new recycling and composting services and conducting on\-site training programs with customers\.
+ Designing and delivering presentations focused on achieving recycling goals and driving awareness of WM efforts in the community\.
+ Cultivating and improving community partnerships and company relationships by attending and participating in public events, meetings and other programs on behalf of company\.
+ Assisting with the management WM’s award winning recycling education summer intern program\.
+ Occasional weekend and evening event work is required\.

Qualifications:

Required:

+ Four year college degree or equivalent experience in environmental studies, resource management, education, sales or communications\. Organizational, educational, excellent writing and communications skills required\.

Preferred:

+ Three to five years of experience working with outreach, education, resource conservation, program administration or project management\.
+ Knowledge of recycling industry\.
+ Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese or Korean

A\. Education and Experience

Required:

+ Four year college degree or equivalent experience in environmental studies, resource management, education, sales or communications\. Organizational, educational, excellent writing and communications skills required\.

Preferred:

+ Three to five years of experience working with outreach, education, resource conservation, program administration or project management\.
+ Knowledge of recycling industry\.
+ Fluency in Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese or Korean

B\. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

+ Valid Driver License and reliable transportation
+ Demonstrated expertise and skills in environmental, sustainability and/or education fields\.
+ Adept at understanding meaning of contract language\.
+ Organized and able to implement strategies and plans effectively\.
+ Excellent written and verbal communication skills
+ Expert small and large group presentation skills\.
+ Strong knowledge of WM products and operations\.
+ Aware and adaptable in communication styles\.
+ Able to use influencing skills with community stakeholders, customers and internally within WM\.

**V\. Work Environment**

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job\. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job\.

Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or outdoor\.

**Benefits**

At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability\. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more\! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days\. Please note that benefits may vary by site\.

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply\.”

**Job:** _Sales/Marketing_

**Title:** _Recycling Education Rep_

**Location:** _Washington\-Kirkland_

**Requisition ID:** _17017200_

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About Waste Management

Fortune 200 company Waste Management is North America's leading provider of integrated environmental solutions. We partner with our customers and communities to manage and reduce waste from collection to disposal while recovering valuable resources and creating clean, renewable energy. Waste Management is a G.I. Jobs Top Military Friendly Employer, Military Times Best for Vets Employer and 2013 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award finalist. The military fields that translate best to our openings include transportation, vehicle maintenance, and engineer/construction. Visit our webpage at https://www.wm.com/careers/index.jsp to find openings. Waste Management has over 1,000 locations and approximately 1,000 openings, so take the first step and visit our website. If you would like to read more about our veteran commitment, please visit http://www.wm.com/careers/career-paths/transitioning-military.jsp.

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