We’re Hiring!

News: Sep 28, 2017

Public Outreach Coordinator wanted for immediate hire. Are you the outgoing, creative type? Do you have a passion for waste reduction and helping others reduce their impact on the environment? Then ACSWMD in Middlebury, VT wants you to join our passionate and dedicated team as a Public Outreach Coordinator! This community-facing position promotes the understanding and value of waste reduction and diversion programs, including recycling, organics management, household hazardous waste and source reduction. Responsibilities include: outreach to residents, businesses & institutions; maintenance of webpage and other social media; development of broad and targeted educational campaign materials, classes and surveys; and frequent local travel to speak/ present at special events, schools, businesses, etc. Build upon established composting/ food scrap collection network with community drop-offs, businesses and haulers. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must, with the ability to promote understanding within a wide range of audiences, age groups and perspectives. A Bachelor’s Degree is required, along with at least one year of experience in community outreach and program development. Experience in community relations, communications, as well as knowledge of environmental sustainability and waste management is preferred. Applicant must possess a valid driver’s license and a vehicle to be used in travel. Familiarity with website design, desktop publishing and presentation software, social media, Microsoft Office are required. Strong planning and organizational skills are essential.

This is a full-time, exempt position, with a starting salary of $47,080 per year. Work for this position is frequently located in the field, with the administrative portion of work performed in the Middlebury office. Occasional nights and weekends for meetings, presentations or special events are required.

We offer excellent benefits, including: paid leave; health, vision, dental and life insurance; and a retirement savings plan.

For a full job description, download it here: Job Description Public Outreach Coordinator. To apply:  Please submit a cover letter, resume and 1-2 pg. writing sample via mail to: ACSWMD, Attn: District Manager, 1223 Route 7 South, Middlebury, VT  05753, or e-mail to teri@acswmd.org. Open until filled. The ACSWMD is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all ages, genders, sexual orientations races and religious affiliations.