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Zero Waste Analyst - Fellowship

San Francisco, CA, USA
11 days ago
Paid fellowship

Company

SEI: Building Leaders for a Resilient World

San Rafael, CA, USA

SEI is an environmental nonprofit that builds leaders to drive sustainability solutions. For over 20 years, SEI has partnered with schools, communities, ...

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Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW

Projects may include, but are not limited to:

Waste Auditing (60%)

  • Perform waste audits using a trash grabber, auditing tool, and mobile device
  • Conduct walkthroughs across UCSF Health sites (West Bay)
  • Identify and distinguish recyclables, compostable, and landfill findings
  • Looks out for, reports, and takes appropriate action regarding hazardous materials in the waste stream

Education and Outreach (25%)

  • Communicate and offer feedback to staff regarding waste audits
  • Facilitate on hands and remote educational trainings
  • Delivers signage to appropriate staff, makes recommendations to increase diversion efforts
  • Plan and host monthly e-waste events

Project Development (15%)

  • Assess current status of organization and develop pilot programs to drive behavioral change
  • Write sustainability stories or content for the website

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Related experience in fields related to sustainability, zero waste, recycling
  • Willingness to have flexible hours, including evening audits when needed ( Max 8 hours/ day ; 40 hours/ week )
  • Ability to work independently and carry out assignments, make independent judgments and/or decisions, and discern when action at a higher level is required.
  • Must be able to effectively manage multiple projects and maintain an organized and well communicated work flow.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft suite

UCSF Health requirements:

  • Fully vaccinated against covid-19
  • Adhere to UCSF protocols and daily health screening
  • Comply with universal surgical mask policy
  • Fingerprinting and TB test required after hire.
  • Working onsite protocols: https://coronavirus.ucsf.edu/campus-protocols/working-onsite

Physical Requirements and Work Environment

Work is performed in an office and hospital setting. Auditing location may be at the Mission Bay, Parnassus, or Mount Zion hospital (or a combination of all three). Candidate may also be asked to conduct on site work at UCSF Benioff in Oakland.

  • Work involves walking 3-4 hours a day with occasional squatting and bending over.
  • Auditor must walk to each control point with either mobile device / iPad trash grabber to perform audit (training and equipment will be provided)

 

CLIMATE CORPS QUALIFICATIONS

  • Availability for the full-time, 10-month Fellowship program, beginning in September 2021
  • Climate Corps Fellows must have completed a 4-year degree by the time the program cycle starts in September 2021. 
  • A connection to the placement location. This is an equal opportunity position and we prefer to place a candidate who already lives in the region being served.
  • Experience in and the drive to address racism and create race equity with the team members and programmatically.

 

ABOUT US

Climate Corps

Climate Corps, a program of  SEI, is an award-winning fellowship program that provides professional development opportunities for emerging leaders through implementation of sustainability and resiliency projects with local governments, nonprofits, and for-profit businesses. To see a full list of climate, energy, and sustainability positions posted by Climate Corps, please visit here: https://fm.seiinc.org/climatecorps/jobs/. We are constantly adding positions, so make sure to frequently check this site to see if there are new opportunities available.

 

SEI requires employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

 

SEI is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity. We believe that a wide array of perspectives contributes to creative climate solutions where all communities thrive. We strive to reflect diverse communities, especially those most impacted by climate change and other kinds of environmental, social, and economic injustices. Persons of color, persons with disabilities, and members of the LGBTQ community are strongly encouraged to apply. A commitment to work and learn within an anti-oppression framework is required. https://www.seiinc.org/dei.html

SEI: Building Leaders for a Resilient World

San Rafael, CA, USA

SEI is an environmental nonprofit that builds leaders to drive sustainability solutions. For over 20 years, SEI has partnered with schools, communities, ...

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