Household Hazardous Waste Event Coordinator (Fire Department)

  • San Bernardino, California
  • May 14, 2022
Full Time Community Relations or PR and Marketing Fire and EMS Sanitation and Solid Waste
  • Salary: $39,083.20 - $53,955.20 Annually USD

Job Description

The Job


The San Bernardino County Fire District , Office of the Fire Marshal (OFM), has a unique need for a Household Hazardous Waste Event Coordinator . The Coordinator will take responsibility for planning, developing, coordinating, and promoting events and programs for the Household Hazardous Waste Section . Communication and organizational skills, and attention to detail are required, as the Coordinator is responsible for planning events; coordinating locations, personnel, vehicles, and other equipment; training volunteers; and notifying and educating the community. Events are held to promote knowledge and compliance with such programs as household hazardous waste, e-waste, and oil filter recycling. Events are held on weekends and some holidays, and take place in various communities throughout the County. Bilingual is desired to continue expanding the program with translating documents, social media posts, and advertising.

The San Bernardino County Fire Department Household Hazardous Waste Section is committed to providing safe and efficient hazardous waste management services. The ultimate objective is to protect health, natural resources and the environment. Staff is devoted to the provision of fast and friendly service to County residents and small businesses.


Travel: Travel throughout the County is required to perform duties in the community. A valid California Class C driver license and proof of automobile liability insurance must be provided at time of hire and maintained throughout employment.
Work Availability: Work hours may vary, as events are routinely scheduled on weekends and holidays, and may run into the evening hours.
Background: A successful background check is required prior to assignment.

Minimum Requirements

Experience: One (1) year (full-time equivalent) of paid work experience with the primary responsibility for coordinating and planning governmental/city/community events, public information programs, or large charity events with public participation, with the goal of promoting organizational activities. Responsibilities must include securing venues, collaborating with other organizations for the event, designing promotional items and advertising, coordinating with fellow representatives to staff the event, and tracking expenditures.

NOTE: Ensure your work history clearly details qualifying experience, including your specific experience and responsibilities with all facets of coordinating events, in order to receive further consideration.

Desired Qualifications

The successful candidate will have experience with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook), Adobe, all Social Media Platforms, Photoshop software and geo-fencing. This candidate will be outgoing, with strong interpersonal skills and be experienced in negotiating, leading, planning, and problem-solving. Knowledge of and experience with Household Hazardous Waste management, and possession of a degree related to Environmental Sciences or Marketing are highly desired. Bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply.

Selection Process

Applications will be accepted continuously and reviewed on a regular basis. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible as this recruitment may close at any time.
There will be a competitive evaluation of qualifications based on the information provided in the Application, as well as the Supplemental Questionnaire. You are encouraged to include detailed descriptions of your qualifying experience and skills, as only the most highly qualified applicants will be referred to the Department. In the event of a large number of qualified candidates, a written examination may be conducted.

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Application Procedure : To be considered for this excellent opportunity, please complete and submit the online employment application and supplemental questionnaire by the deadline. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the application and/or supplemental questionnaire.

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EEO/ADA: San Bernardino County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant employer, committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants.

ADA Accommodation: If you have a disability and require accommodations in the testing process, submit the Special Testing Accommodations Request Form within one week of a recruitment filing deadline.

Veterans' Preference: Eligible veterans and their spouse or widow(er) who are not current County employees may be awarded additional Veterans' Preference points. Click here for information and instructions to request Veteran's Preference points.

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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