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Skill Level: Entry Level, 1-3 Years Experience
Job Status: Full-Time
Great Forest, a company specializing in all aspects of sustainable waste management, including recycling, organics, auditing, energy efficiency, and solid waste management, has an immediate opening for a Sustainability Consultant.
Primary duties will involve work on waste audits (coordinating, conducting, managing and reporting, outside of the NYC region), maintaining waste management programs at commercial/other properties, consulting on sustainability management systems and working on LEED-EB and LEED-NC projects, and work assisting brokerage work in hauler management, customer service and invoicing concerns.
General responsibilities include managing all aspects of travel-based waste audits (generally, all audits outside the NYC metro region and the Washington, DC region),
scheduling and performing checks on waste management programs at client properties, LEED research and submittal templates, and providing direct assistance to management for brokerage work pertaining to hauler management, customer service and invoicing concerns. Work involves assessing programs, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and taking immediate action when appropriate.
Previous sustainability work is a plus, and applicants should indicate any relevant experience or certifications in their cover letter. Ability to work some late nights as needed and must be able to travel out of state travel and rent/drive a car. Must be self-reliant and self-motivating, very organized and detail-oriented, and have a strong interest in the environment. Must enjoy educating people and solving problems, speaking in public, must possess excellent communication skills, write clearly and concisely, and have good computer skills. Excellent time management and the ability to multi-task are imperative. Project management experience is a plus. While many days will be spent in office, there will be frequent client meetings and field work.
College degree (4-year) required. Work hours are generally from 9:00AM – 5:30PM, although some evening hours are required a few days each month. Also, periodic night work between the hours of 10:00PM and 1:00AM as needed. Flexibility is required. Potential out-of-state travel may be needed. Please note that our offices are located at 125th Street in Harlem, and travel time must be taken into consideration. Salary and health benefits (after a standard three month probationary period) are negotiable.
How to apply:
Send cover letter and résumé via email only to firstname.lastname@example.org (résumé should be included as an attachment). NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
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