New Job Waste & Recycling Educator Part-Time In Alberta

Waste & Recycling Educator Part-Time
Waste & Recycling Educator Part-Time

Waste & Recycling Educator Part-Time

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $35.51–$47.49 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.
The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.
As a Waste and Recycling Educator you will represent Waste and Recycling Services (W&RS) in all aspects of the business unit and promote the vision of leading the community towards zero waste through the development and delivery of public programs. Primary duties include:
  • Develop and deliver W&RS educational programs to school groups, general public and specific groups as requested, such as seniors, persons with developmental disabilities, businesses, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs).
  • Maintain program information, track participation, and evaluate programs on an ongoing basis.
  • Liaise with local organizations to train volunteers in support of their waste and recycling education and waste diversion efforts.
  • Represent W&RS at public events such as trade shows, festivals, councilor events, other booths in public areas.
  • Collaborate with internal departments to develop customized information sessions to promote services.
  • Develop communication materials and write educational material based on the latest research in the field of environmental education.
  • Coordinate with internal departments to collect and analyze data.
  • A completed 2 year diploma in Environmental Education, Communications, Environmental Sciences, or a related field, combined with at least 3 years of relevant experience; OR A degree in any of the above listed fields or related combined with at least 1 year of relevant experience.
  • Experience must include customer service, handling customer complaints and difficult customers, education techniques, and event management.
  • A solid understanding of environmental education techniques will be considered an asset.
  • Excellent customer focus, communication, social marketing and environmental education skills and the ability to engage and interact with the public.
Working Conditions: Work is performed in an Office Environment, Landfill, Community Centres, and Exhibition halls. Required to drive to offsite meetings.
Pre-employment Requirements
  • Must obtain a City of Calgary operator's permit.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

Union: CUPE Local 38
Business Unit: Waste and Recycling Services

Position Type: 1 Temporary (up to 18 months)
Location: 480 36 Avenue SE

Compensation: Pay Grade 8 $35.51 - 47.49 per hour
Days of Work: This position works various days in a
work week.

Hours of work: Up to 17.5 hours per week

Audience: Internal/External
Apply By: May 12, 2023

Job ID #: 307645