Waste & Recycling Permit Coordinator
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.