Program Specialist II

Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection
Rockville, Maryland
Jun 14, 2018
Jun 28, 2018
Management, Other
Full Time

Program Specialist II

Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection

Rockville, Maryland

$52,684 - $87,107

Employee will oversee the field operations of a solid waste collection contractor(s) that provides refuse and recycling collection services in Montgomery County.  Employee also conducts code enforcement including, but not limited to, the solid waste management section of the Montgomery County Code, Chapter 48.  Employee will be responsible for ensuring collection services are being provided by the contractor in accordance with their contract and the law.   Work closely with contract supervisor to confirm there are adequate trucks and staffing for the day's collections, all service requests have been fulfilled, and confirm any problematic households/streets are field verified that day.  Follow-up with contractor's supervisor to ensure adjustments to staffing, routing, collections, etc. are made.  Employee will contact residents with misses or complaints received that day or the previous workday, research and reconcile the complaint and resolve the matter between the resident and collection contractor.  Employee works in the field 90% of the time and must work independently and be self-motivated.

Employee will occasionally represent the Division of Solid Waste Services at community meetings, including occasional evenings and weekends, discuss problems in the community and offer solutions to the issues.  Employee will participate in presentations for these meetings when appropriate and perform other Solid Waste related outreach activities as needed.  Will conduct surveys of problem areas.  Employee is required to work some evenings, weekends and holidays.  

This position requires possession of a valid driver's license and the ability to drive a County vehicle to attend meetings, visit sites around Montgomery County for field investigations, conducting surveys, and/or observing or inspecting field operations, and performing other work at locations outside the office.

A complete job summary is available in the full advertisement.

Experience: Two (2) years of professional experience in field operations, or related Environmental field

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

License:  Possession and maintenance at all times of a valid Class "C" (or equivalent) driver's license from the applicant's state of residence.

All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position which are located in the full advertisement.  

Recruitment is scheduled to close on:  June 28, 2018.

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