The Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC) seeks a part-time Environmental Outreach Specialist to support commercial outreach and education programs focused on reducing the use of toxic chemicals, eliminating stormwater pollution, preventing spills, and reducing air, water, and hazardous waste pollution. This position will provide education and technical assistance to businesses and public agencies in the Portland area. The outreach specialist will work under the direction of the Oregon Manager, and in collaboration with other PPRC staff members. The outreach specialist will also work closely with Oregon DEQ staff to provide businesses and agencies with the relevant information, training, tools and resources to assess and select safer and effective alternatives to priority toxic chemicals in products and industrial processes.
PPRC is the leading regional nonprofit organization providing practical on-the-ground technical assistance and resources to businesses, public agencies, communities, and other nonprofits seeking to conserve resources and improve economic performance. PPRC has been in operation for over 20 years; incorporated in the State of Washington, with headquarters in Seattle, WA and staff based in Portland, OR; Cook, WA; and West Seattle, WA (www.pprc.org)
Work will be based from the outreach specialist’s home office, with frequent business site visits throughout the Portland Metro area. Due to COVID-19, most work will take place remotely and via virtual meetings and presentations until safe to do otherwise. Basic office equipment, including computer, printer, and supplies will be provided. On the job training, related to working with specific industries, will be provided. Schedule is flexible, with office hours between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Requires use of a personal vehicle, mileage reimbursement provided.
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
A partial list of responsibilities of the Environmental Outreach Specialist are provided below. Other duties as assigned:
This position will initially start as part-time, approximately 10-20 hours per week, with potential for increased hours over time.
TO APPLY: Please submit a cover letter and resume.
Applications may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE
CLOSING DATE: 6/30/2020 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time
Job Type: Part-time
Pay: $19.00 per hour
Due to COVID-19, most work will take place remotely and via virtual meetings and presentations until safe to do otherwise.