The town of Watertown seeks an individual for the Department of Public Works to manage the solid waste/sanitation and recycling efforts.  This new position works under the general direction of the Superintendent of Public Works, and is responsible for environmental compliance, community and school outreach, recordkeeping, grant management, special project oversight, planning/management of events.  Focus of this position will include meeting the 2030 Massachusetts Solid Waste Master Plan, working with the Resilient Watertown consultants, coordination with the Public Works Subcommittee, and preparing for the upcoming FY23 Hauling/Disposal/Recycling and diversion programs. The Recycling Coordinator will coordinate the recycling and reuse events including Hazardous Waste Day, Electronics Recycling Day, Styrofoam and Paper Shredding event in cooperation with the town’s volunteer Zero Waste Committee. Required Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in environmental studies or related field and five years in recycling and/or environmental sustainability experience. Demonstrated customer service.  Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. A valid Massachusetts driver’s license with good driving record.  Position is subject to CORI background check.  Salary Range:  $ DQE  plus excellent benefits including health insurance and pension. To Apply: Applications, to be submitted with a cover letter and resume, are available at  www.watertown-ma.gov.  Applications are accepted by email; personnel@watertown-ma.gov; fax 1-617-923-8195 or in the Personnel Office, 149 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472.  Deadline: Open until filled. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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