ZERO WASTE MANAGER, FMP Facilities Management & Planning, Custodial Services

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Boston University
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BOSTON, Massachusetts, United States

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ZERO WASTE MANAGER, FMP Facilities Management & Planning, Custodial Services

Tracking Code22500466280329Job Description

In support of the University's Climate Action Plan, this position will be responsible for collaborating on the design, development, and implementation of a Zero Waste program for the University. This position will work directly with the Zero Waste Task Force and associated working groups to develop the program. It will manage solid waste audits, pilot studies, data collection systems, and contracts as determined by the Task Force and the sustainability office. Responsibilities will also include collaborating on the development and implementation of facilities infrastructure, supply chain changes, and the education, training, and behavior change programs necessary to provide an integrated Zero Waste program and pursue TRUE Zero Waste Certification.

Required Skills

The successful candidate will be a strong collaborator with considerable knowledge of waste management processes, regulations, methods and procedures and be passionate about waste reduction. This position requires high proficiency with Microsoft Office and advanced knowledge of Excel. This candidate will have the ability to collaborate and function effectively as part of a dynamic team and across departments. This position requires three to five years of related experience.

Qualifications: A TRUE Advisor, trained on and experienced in the TRUE Zero Waste Rating System preferred. A strong understanding of sustainability, specifically waste and waste diversion issues. Exceptional problem-solving and organizational skills. Exceptional communications skills, especially written and verbal. A self-starter and collaborator who can get results.

This position is eligible for Boston University's generous benefits package including health, dental, life insurance, tuition remission, paid time off, and so much more!

Please note all newly hired staff and faculty, will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire. You must upload your vaccine documentation or request a medical or religious exemption (instructions). For further information on the University’s response to COVID-19, please visit the Back2BU site.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job LocationBOSTON, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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