The San Francisco Department of the Environment is hiring a Residential Toxics Reduction Associate
As a Residential Toxics Reduction Associate, you’ll work in a role designed to help you develop your career pathway in the environmental field, while receiving mentorship and professional development opportunities. You’ll learn and grow professionally on the job, building foundational experience in environmental communications and team leadership and develop subject-matter expertise while meeting designated position objectives.
The Residential Toxics Reduction Associate supports the City’s zero waste, toxics reduction, energy efficiency, clean transportation, environmental justice and climate action goals through in-person and virtual outreach to the public, especially in communities disproportionately impacted by environmental stressors. You’ll gain knowledge of environmental outreach tactics and behavior-change strategies, public speaking, and program administration, including Salesforce CRM. Knowledge and experience gained will position you for success as an environmental communications and outreach professional equipped to serve San Franciscans and beyond.
The Residential Toxics Reduction Associate will be responsible for providing hands-on support to and consulting with residents on hazardous waste disposal and best practices to reduce exposure to toxic chemicals. This position will assist the Residential Toxics Reduction Program in performing professional-level work, conducting outreach, and planning/executing regular site visits to over 150 San Francisco retailers.
For more information about the San Francisco Department of the Environment, please visit https://sfenvironment.org.
- Possession of a baccalaureate degree in a natural or physical scientific field of study (e.g., environmental science, toxicology, chemistry, or related field) from a recognized college or university.
- Verifiable professional work experience performing duties equivalent to those of City and County of San Francisco Class 9922: Environmental Associate may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis (up to a maximum of two years). Thirty (30) semester units or forty-five (45) quarter units equal one year.
Please note, applications will only be accepted via the City and County of San Francisco Job Opportunity website.