This position is responsible for overseeing the environmental performance of the residential, commercial, institutional, recreational and construction sector recycling programs. You will provide leadership for sustainable practice efforts throughout the County to waste generators, other local governments and within our own government to assist with implementing the County’s comprehensive recycling and solid waste management plan while ensuring compliance with environmental regulations and legislation. This position develops and manages environmental strategies, budgets, policies and programs that foster countywide sustainable behavior and conservation actions in the areas of: source reduction, reuse, composting, recycling hazardous and special waste and buying recycled/Environmentally Preferred Practices (EPP). This position will provide outreach and education to residential and commercial recycling customers.
Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Environmental Sciences, Public Administration or related field, supplemented with three (3) to five (5) years of progressively responsible professional experience with a minimum of two (2) years supervisory or managerial experience. Must have ability to deal with conflict situation in a judicious and tactful manner; to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, including public speaking, and preparation of written reports and grant applications. A valid S.C. driver’s license is required.
Charleston County is located along the southeastern coast of South Carolina. The County encompasses approximately 919 square miles of land, marshes, rivers, and wetlands with a coastline that stretches nearly 100 miles along the Atlantic Ocean. Charleston County contains vital protected areas including the Francis Marion National Forest, Cape Roman National Wildlife Refuge and ACE Basin National E...stuarine Research Reserve.Charleston County’s population has grown over the past decade to an estimated population of over 351,000 with a median age of 35. The labor force consists of 286,000 workers, with a per capita income of approximately $27,831.Charleston County also includes 15 municipalities: The City of Charleston, City of Folly Beach, City of Isle of Palms, City of North Charleston, Town of Awendaw, Town of Hollywood, Town of James Island, Town of Kiawah Island, Town of Lincolnville, Town of McClellanville, Town of Meggett, Town of Mount Pleasant, Town of Rockville, Town of Seabrook Island, and the Town of Sullivan’s Island.