The City of Rolla is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Recycling Specialist. The Recycling Specialist works in the Environmental Services Department under the direction of the Department Director. This is a full-time position involving advanced paraprofessional work. Duties include marketing of recyclable commodities, tracking and analyzing data, planning and coordination of special projects, expanding or improving existing recycling programs, researching and implementing appropriate recycling initiatives, and educational/promotional efforts. This position also provides office/clerical support for the entire department.
The ideal candidate will possess a degree in environmental science, physical or life sciences, communications, or related field; and/or a minimum of two years of experience in the recycling and solid waste management industry, and considerable knowledge of municipal waste and recycling issues and practices. Knowledge of recycling markets and trends is a plus. Computer skills are essential, including spreadsheets, desktop publishing, word processing, etc.
The salary range for this position is $33,224-$44,000 with a full benefits package; family health and dental insurance plan, life insurance, Custom Benefit Plan, eleven (11) paid holidays and one (1) personal holiday, two (2) weeks of vacation after first year of employment, twelve (12) sick days a year.
Qualified applicants should submit a cover letter and resume` by March 9, 2018. Anyone interested in this position can pick up a full job description at the Rolla Recycling Center, 2141 Old St. James Road or visit the website at www.rollacity.org. Cover letter and resume’ should be submitted to the Director’s office or addressed to: City of Rolla, Director of Environmental Services, P.O. Box 979, Rolla, MO 65402.