9922 Environmental Associate
Sustainability Initiatives in Public & Affordable Housing
|Specialty||Sustainability Initiatives in Affordable Housing|
|Date Opened||2/25/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||3/18/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Salary||$22.34 - $22.34/hour; $3,872.00 - $3,872.00/month; $46,462.00 - $46,462.00/year|
|Job Type||Permanent Exempt|
Environmental Associate: Sustainability Initiatives in Public & Affordable Housing
San Francisco Department of Environment
9922 – Environmental Associate
Do you have a passion for improving the health and quality of life of thousands of low-income San Francisco residents? Are you interested in bringing high quality environmental services to public and affordable housing residents in San Francisco? If so, we invite you to take advantage of this opportunity and use your skills to build a better, environmentally-focused future for all San Francisco residents.
The mission of the City and County of San Francisco Department of the Environment (SF Environment, or SFE) is to provide solutions that advance climate protection and enhance quality of life for all San Franciscans. SF Environment includes: Zero Waste, Toxics Reduction, Environmental Justice, Clean Air Transportation, Climate Change, Energy, Green Building, Urban Forest and Public Information Programs. The San Francisco Department of Environment is a great place to work and offers an attractive benefits package, including healthcare and retirement options.
• Work with public and affordable housing property managers and services staff on setting up zero waste programs at their sites
• Work with public and affordable housing property managers and services staff and affordable housing developers on pest prevention and controlling pests in the safest and most effective manner
• Coordinate pest inspections and work with developers to implement site-specific treatment plans; must be able to travel to public and affordable housing sites or community events as needed
• Conduct workshops to educate tenants on Integrated Pest Management (IPM), zero waste, maintaining a healthy home, and reducing exposure to toxic chemicals through use of safer products and practices
• Assist SFE with public outreach/education, including staffing special events and making public presentations; must be available to work weekend and evening events as needed
• Perform administrative support and other duties and tasks as requested
The 9922 is assigned a Mentor and Supervisor to guide and train him/her. In some cases, the Mentor and Supervisor may be the same person. Mentors and Supervisors work closely together to provide the Intern with comprehensive, quality training and a rich experience in the field of environmental sustainability and justice.
• In-person training with Department of Environment staff on the history of environmental sustainability, environmental justice and racial equity in San Francisco
• Opportunities to shadow SFE staff and partners during public and affordable housing field visits and inspections, workshops and trainings
• Training on public speaking and how to successfully engage diverse audiences
• Reading resources and general overview of environmental justice, institutional and structural racism, integrated pest management, zero waste and toxics reduction
• Opportunity to attend workshops, conferences, and trainings to gain an understanding of general environmental education and behavior change strategies
• Opportunity to attend trainings and networking events that promote and advance proficiency in professional career development
This is a one-year position. A second year may be possible, contingent upon Department budget conditions and demonstrated competence and professionalism in the first year of employment. Appointment to the position does not guarantee a second year of employment nor any future employment with SF Environment or the City and County of San Francisco. In addition, the position is exempt from the Civil Service examination and selection process. The successful candidate is an at-will employee.
1. Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.2. Education, experience, or interest in public health, social services, social work, psychology, or multi-cultural studies.3. Education, experience, or interest in understanding the concepts of institutional and structural racism and implicit bias.4. Experience (volunteer or paid) in IPM, Zero Waste, Toxics Reduction, Energy, Transportation or other specialty area in the environmental field.5. Familiarity with San Francisco.6. Ability to speak a second language commonly spoken in San Francisco.7. Ability to effectively communicate with racially, ethnically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse audiences.8. Ability to work independently, and effectively with a team of diverse colleagues.9. Responsible, motivated and professional.10. Enthusiasm to learn about environmental initiatives and opportunities in the environmental sector.11. Possession of a valid driver’s license and willingness to drive to external job sites as needed.
The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring. Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date, unless otherwise noted.
Candidates are requested to submit a resume attached to their application. Upload this document as a PDF or Word file (under the resume attachment section of the job application), with the naming convention of “YourName-9922Housing”.
How To Apply
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4. Follow instructions on the screen
5. Submit your resume as a PDF or Word attachment to your application (optional)
Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).
Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application was received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications. Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.
Please email Preston Treichel, Senior Human Resources Consultant, at Preston.Treichel@sfgov.org should you have questions about the application process. For questions regarding the status of your application or the selection process, please refer to the ‘Timeline’ section under the Selection Procedures heading (directly below).
Online application filing deadline will conclude at 8am on Monday, March 18th, 2019. Due to the volume of inquiries we receive, we are unable to give application status updates. While we are not able to reach out to every applicant, the hiring manager will contact you directly after the filing deadline if your skills and experiences are a strong match for the position.
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If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
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3. Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at web URL: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities
4. Applicants are advised to keep copies of all documents submitted. Submitted documents become a permanent part of the exam record and will not be returned. The hiring department may require applicants to present additional material at the time of appointment and/or at a later date.
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7. Terms of Announcement: Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement, including requirements, time periods and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.
ISSUED: FEBRUARY 25, 2019
MICKI CALLAHAN, HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
ANNOUNCEMENT NO: PEX-9922-094343