Race to Zero Waste is seeking a highly motivated, outgoing individual to help maintain and manage the Zero Waste Pop-up Project in Dolores Park, assist with Zero Waste Event Services, Zero Waste Facilitation Projects, and the Love Your Neighbor(hood) Program. All projects are in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Position Title: Zero Waste Field Manager
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Status: Part-Time Employee; $27/hr @ roughly 30 hours per week; 80% (field) and 20% (admin)
About Race to Zero Waste: Race to Zero Waste (R20W) is a woman-founded and -run 501(c)3 environmental non-profit dedicated to reducing consumption or single-use plastics, implementing reuse, reducing waste, and promoting an equitable circular economy. Our mission is to instill zero waste solutions and support effective alternatives to single-use disposables upstream and downstream through community-centered education.
Job Summary: Lead and manage the educational outreach at the Zero Waste Station Pop-Up Program at Dolores Park and provide assistance to Zero Waste Events, Zero Waste Facilitation and other technical projects. These services help to provide a holistic management of landfill diversion through characterization of waste materials generated in public and private spaces.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Act as operational lead for the Love Dolores Project, Bay Area events, and technical projects including staff, volunteer, and contractor oversight.
Provide onsite client relations, and vendor/equipment coordination.
Train staff to engage the public in zero waste education and get them involved in the Race to Zero Waste!
Write proposals and quotes for new projects.
Commit to weekend and major holiday work between April – October.
Coordinate Zero Waste Educators and update scheduling on Google Sheets.
Update the waste diversion tracking system after each workday.
Assist with post-event and post-season report development and publication.
Coordinate volunteers, contractors, and staff for Dolores Park, events, and other Bay Area Projects assigned.
Maintain a photographic library of the project by uploading photos to Google Drive.
Be able to work and manage other San Francisco based collaborating.
Coordinate with Director of Communications to assist with public relations, marketing, press releases, and social media content related to these zero waste projects.
Minimum Education and Experience Required:
B.S./B.A., Environmental Science, Ecology, Business Management, or related program.
Must have a background in resource recovery/zero waste at event, non-profit work, recruitment, team supervision, and engagement.
At least two years successfully supervising teams from diverse backgrounds.
Must be able to reliably arrive at sites on time. Preferred to have valid CA driver’s license and/or provide own transportation to Dolores Park and any offsite presentation events throughout the local region.
English speaker (B2 equivalent or higher). Other languages a plus.
Office and organization skills: Proficient in a variety of software programs including Social Media, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
Experience in data entry, report writing, filing, and day-to-day operation of an office.
Excellent oral and written communications skills and ability to plan, organize and prioritize workload.
Must be physically capable of lifting 50 lbs setting up event displays and equipment.
CPR and First Aid certification beneficial.
Outgoing and ready to talk with everyone!
Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as a team member.
Commitment to natural resource conservation.
Dedicated to equality and equity in the zero waste movement.
Capable of working out-of-doors in a variety of conditions.
Able to handle pressure well in high-stress situations.
Comfortable working with children and adults to provide zero waste guidance.
This staff position offers a health insurance stipend of $100 per month and transportation reimbursement to projects.
TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume and contact info for three professional references to email@example.com. Please include “Zero Waste Field Manager” and your last name in the subject line.