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Recycling Programs Coordinator - Public Works - City of Kirkland ( Job # 14-0057)

This job is closed.

Minimum Salary: $5,465.00 per month
Maximum Salary: $6,431.00 per month
Employment Type: Full Time
Department: Public Works
Closes: July 27, 2014 at 11:30 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)


Develop, coordinate, and implement the City's internal and external waste reduction and recycling programs. Conduct on-site waste and recycling assessments and provide technical and material assistance to property owners and managers, and tenants.  Respond to and resolve customer complaints and service requests received from the public. Monitor waste reduction and recycling project and grant budgets. Develop reports and memoranda on program performance, including presentations to appropriate audiences. Represent the City at various community events to promote waste reduction and recycling programs. Promote and manage the Kirkland Green Business Program.

Hours of Work

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

This is a full-time position with benefits.

Minimum Qualifications

Associates degree in a related field and three (3) years relevant work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to sucessfully perform the essential duties of the job. Must have excellent oral and written communications skills. Possession of a valid Washington State Driver's License or the ability to secure a reasonable transportation accommodation to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.  

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Environmental Sciences, Marketing, Communications or a related field. Two years program/project management experience in a related field. Two years experience working with businesses, property managers, students and other groups and organizations.

Special Note

Candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  While final selection will not occur until after closing, screening may commence prior to the closing date.

Working Conditions & Physical Activities

Work will be performed in an office setting and in the field.  In the office, long periods of time may be spent sitting. Occasionally, work may be at a computer terminal for several hours at a time.  Must be able to walk, climb, bend, and stoop to complete tasks. This position is required to attend occasional night or weekend meetings or events, as directed.

Union Affiliation

As a condition of employment, must become a member of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees Union (AFSCME) within 30 days of employment or meet alternate regulations as set forth in the Agreement between the Union and the City.

Selection Process

Applicants who are invited to participate in the test and/or interview process will be notified by phone or email.


City Hall
123 5th Ave
Kirkland, WA 98033