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Working Title: Environmental Specialist
Vacancy Number: 65006375
Hiring Range: $38174 - $49903
Closing Date: 04/24/2009
Description of Work
This position is responsible for assisting in the administration of the State's Recycling Grant Program and for providing recycling technical assistance to North Carolina counties and municipalities. The position works directly with local governments to identify opportunities for recycling program expansion and to identify related projects that would be eligible for grant funding. Position helps conduct the annual grant cycles for local recycling programs, reviewing grant proposals, helping make award decisions, establishing grant contracts, and ensuring that grantees fulfill grant requirements. In addition, the position participates directly in the annual local solid waste reporting process, editing and managing local program data to track recycling performance and produce information that communities can use to improve their efforts. The position will also take a direct role in implementing the State's abandoned manufactured home clean-up program, conducting grant processes and providing guidance to counties in conducting clean-up operations. In general, the position will act as a resource for local governments on a wide range of waste reduction and recycling issues.