Position Title:

Waste & Recycling Permit Coordinator

Job Description:

Under the general direction of Waste & Recycling Education Permits Lead, incumbent reviews special event, construction, and demolition permits for qualifying solid waste diversion plans and oversees business and multi-family recycling ordinance compliance. Advises event organizers, construction project managers, business owners, property owners/managers, and waste haulers on best management practices for maximum waste reduction and recycling. Assists in developing and implementing programs and ordinances that support the city’s waste reduction & diversion goals.

  • Collaborates with the city’s special events staff by receiving, reviewing and approving all waste management plans submitted through special events permitting process.
  • Collaborates with the city’s building permit staff by receiving, reviewing and approving all construction waste management plans and audits submitted through the building permit process.
  • Coordinates with businesses and multi-family properties within the city to incorporate best management practices to reduce waste and increase recycling in order to comply with city ordinances.
  • Establishes and maintains recycling reporting systems for special events, construction and demolition, business recycling, and city authorized waste haulers.
  • Assists in development of procedures related to enforcement of the city’s Refuse Code.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • High school diploma plus 1-2 years paid work experience in a customer service/contact position.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with individuals of varied backgrounds.
  • Ability to organize work and gain support of employees, external customers and other stakeholders.
  • Knowledge, skills and ability to use word, excel, outlook and other required computer programs to track data, perform technical research, and present information and reports.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with initiative, self-reliance and dependability.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license or Utah driving privilege card. Ability to travel to multiple locations throughout the city.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in Spanish and English, in writing and orally.
  • Knowledge of current trends in recycling and waste management.
  • Knowledge of city ordinances and policies related to the city’s waste & recycling programs.
  • Light physical effort. Intermittent sitting, standing and walking. Comfortable working conditions.
  • Considerable exposure to stress as a result of human behavior, stringent need for accuracy and meeting deadlines and the volume of work.
  • May work extended hours in the evening and weekends attending community events and meetings to present information on environmental programs offered by Salt Lake City.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
$20.61/hr – $27.12/hr
Full Time/Part Time:

Full time

Scheduled Hours: