Waste Reduction Manager - Behavioral Change Team

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Deadline to Apply:

Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 5:00pm


Portland, OR
United States



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Deadline to apply: July 26, 2016 @ 5:00 PM, PDT
Salary: $84,791.00 – $120,428.00 Annually

Would you like the opportunity to make a difference in your community, helping residents and businesses in the greater Portland region get the information they want to make smart decisions for themselves and the environment? If so, consider joining Metro's Resource Conservation and Recycling Program as manager of our Behavioral Change team. If you're the right person for the job, you'll be ready to provide leadership to a talented group of people who provide information and technical assistance to youth and adults. Their work focuses on providing information that can help our community produce, use and discard materials sustainably, thereby conserving natural resources, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and minimizing environmental and human health impacts.
This team does its work through programs that reach youth at schools, at venues such as the Oregon Zoo and Blue Lake Regional Park, and at Outdoor School. It connects with adults through natural gardening and Healthy Home toxics reduction programs, and through the online and on-the-phone services of the Recycling Information Center. It also provides technical assistance to the construction sector and to businesses through the regional Recycle At Work program.
Are you the right person for the job? We're looking for someone who will lead, support and foster the professional growth of a group of highly self-motivated employees. We need someone with a demonstrated commitment to teamwork who thrives in collaborative environments. We want someone who can help make sure our behavior change work is strategic, coordinated, reflects best practices and makes an impact. And we must have someone who is excited about helping us implement Metro's Equity Strategy by ensuring that diversity, equity and inclusion are foundational pieces that inform the provision of culturally responsive services and programs.

Requirments: Bachelor's degree; three years experience leading or supervising staff; and two years related project management experience; or any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

At Metro, we strive to hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

How to Apply:

To apply: visit www.oregonmetro.gov/jobs for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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$84,791.00 – $120,428.00 Annually