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Vacancy on Alameda County Recycling Board

The applicant must be a resident of Alameda County

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Photo Credit: Morguefile

The Alameda County Source Reduction and Recycling Board has a vacancy in the category of “an Environmental Educator employed as such on a full-time basis.”  The appointee must live in Alameda County.  Term of the appointment is two years, and Board Members are eligible for re-appointment to one additional two-year term. 

The Recycling Board administers the voter-approved Waste Reduction and RecyclingInitiative, which levies an $8.23 per ton landfill disposal fee that generates approximately $8 million per year for waste reduction and recycling programs inAlameda County.  

Fifty percent of the money is returned to local jurisdictions on a per-capita basis.  The balance is appropriated by the Board for countywide source reduction and recycling programs, public education, recycled product procurement, market development and grants to community organizations.

To be considered for appointment to the Recycling Board as “an Environmental Educator employed as such on a full-time basis,” please submit a resume and cover letter stating qualifications to:  Kevin Jenkins, 1221 Oak Street, Suite 536 - Oakland, CA 94612, faxed to 510-271-5151 or emailed to  kevin.jenkins@acgov.org  with the subject line “Environmental Educator Representative.”  The deadline for application isMay 16th, 2014 at 5:00 p.m.  Minority and female candidates are urged to apply.

Questions regarding the application process may be addressed to Kevin Jenkins at 510-268-5376. Questions regarding the Recycling Board may be addressed to Tom Padia or Gary Wolff at (510) 891-6500 or tpadia@stopwaste.org or gwolff@stopwaste.org. 

—Information provided by Stopwaste.org

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