Arlington County's Department of Environmental Services (DES) is seeking an Environmental Management Planner for the Environmental Management Office (EMO) within the Solid Waste Bureau. The Environmental Management Office provides contract and/or project management for various environmental programs and serves as the technical resource on environmental issues for the County focusing on waste management, to include waste reduction, recycling, and reuse.
This Environmental Management Planner will be responsible for the required 20-year update of the County's Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP) and the development of a zero-waste plan to meet County goals. The Environmental Management Planner will draft, assist in drafting and/or supervise the work of outside consultants in the development and drafting of the updated SWMP and zero-waste plan. This employee will also be responsible for development and implementation of enhancements to County solid waste management programs, including the Household Hazardous Materials (HHM) program. Additionally, the employee will develop, monitor and maintain databases used to analyze and track critical data in support of waste management programs to include GIS mapping.
Specific duties include:
Leading projects to include establishing project schedules and key milestones, coordinating projects for short-term and long-term solid waste projects with stakeholders, and ensuring completion of tasks within the project schedule;
Researching environmental products and services required to meet the plan goals including Identifying leading programs and best practices;
Monitoring legislation, regulations and other policies at the state, city/county and federal levels to research new ideas for zero waste;
Building, maintaining, and administering databases used to analyze and track critical data in support of Solid Waste Bureau programs to include analysis and presentations;
Developing technical documentation and analysis related to ordinance changes, County Board meetings, and budget, proposals and program changes;
Maintaining, planning and execution of Solid Waste Management Plan and coordinating refuse and recycling collection service for special events; and
Providing face to face outreach and education for community meetings and events.
Bachelor's degree in environmental planning or environmental sciences, public administration, business administration, or related field; and
Two years of progressively responsible full-time experience in program administration and/or management in environmental planning or other directly related area.
Arlington County offers a competitive salary and a great benefits package including a Defined Benefit (pension) plan. For more information on Arlington's family friendly benefits click here.
Arlington County is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Reasonable Accommodation upon Request
Internal Number: 1506-21K-DES-DB
About Arlington County, Virginia (Gov't)
Arlington County, Virginia, one of the country’s most progressive local governments, is seeking a Trades Manager to join our Solid Waste Bureau team. Located just outside the Nation’s Capital, the County offers an excellent compensation and benefits package and promotes a family-friendly environment and flexible work schedules.