General Salary Increase of 4% effective December 24, 2023; and 3.5% effective December 22, 2024.
New hires may be eligible for a one-time New Hire Incentive of up to 10% of the newly hired employee's current annual base wage.
An educational incentive of 2.5% for completion of an associate's degree, 3.5% for completion of a bachelor's degree OR 5% for completion of a graduate's degree.
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4 Year Degree
Internal Number: 0026PWA-23AA (KFC)
Under general direction, researches, analyzes and interprets information and data necessary to meet solid waste management objectives specifically relating to household hazardous waste; serves as the Household Hazardous Waste Administrator; supports the Construction Demolition Debris Recycling program; prepares written reports; coordinates and/or negotiates with others on programs; provides information to the general public; provides a variety of supported program and project recommendations for management consideration; maintains awareness of state solid waste and household hazardous waste rules and regulations; and performs related duties as required.
Duties include, but are not limited to the following:
Coordinates Hazardous Household Waste (HHW) and Electronic Waste (e-waste) collection events via contractors within unincorporated areas including Community Service Districts; ensures all HHW/e-waste reporting is submitted to CalRecycle/California Environmental Protection Agency (CalEPA), Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) and Certified Unified Program Agencies (CUPA); ensures adherence of the County’s HHW and e-waste vendor contracts; and coordinates annual OSHA 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification for division employees.
Maintains management of the County’s permanent HHW collection facility (Pollution Prevention Center); and ensures facility compliance with all local and state regulations.
Responds and provides HHW-related information to County employees, representatives from other agencies and the public regarding the Integrated Waste Management Division’s (IWMD) plans, programs, projects, applicable ordinances, policies, and procedures.
Assists residents and contractors in complying with the County’s Construction and Demolition (C&D) debris diversion program; and attends related meetings as needed.
Maintains and ensures the IWMD’s website contains accurate and most current HHW and e-waste information.
Maintains the used oil collection program at multiple offsite locations throughout unincorporated areas.
Researches, compiles, and interprets information and data; prepares a variety of technical reports and makes policy recommendations for division programs and projects.
Ensures multiple Closed/Inactive/Abandoned (CIA) dump sites within unincorporated areas comply with Local Enforcement Agency (LEA) and state regulations.
Maintains management of the County’s annual Used Oil Payment Program (UOPP) grant; and researches and seeks other related grant opportunities as applicable.
Performs other related duties as required.
The successful candidate not only possesses the minimum requirements of the position but also possesses some experience coordinating and managing events related to solid waste and household hazardous waste management; experience working with a variety of local, state and federal representatives and the general public; has the proven ability to identify issues, analyze information and resolve problems; and has strong interpersonal skills, and communication skills, both written and verbal. Additionally, the successful candidate possesses the OSHA 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) certification.
The County of Ventura was formed January 1, 1873, when it separated from Santa Barbara County. It is a general law county, governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors, elected at-large for a staggered four-year term in their respective districts, and the chairmanship rotates annually. The Board of Supervisors is responsible for providing policy direction, approving the County budget, and representing the County in a number of areas including special districts. Board actions can apply countywide or only in unincorporated areas.
Other County elected officials include the Auditor-Controller, Assessor, Clerk/Recorder, District Attorney, Treasurer-Tax Collector, and Sheriff. The County Executive Officer advises, assists, and acts as an agent for the Board of Supervisors in all matters under the Board’s jurisdiction.
Under the guidance of the Board of Supervisors, the approved County annual budget of more than $2 billion serves to assist vulnerable adults and children, provide public safety, ensure justice, protect public health, and improve the quality of life for the county’s residents. In alignment with key focus areas established in the County Strategic Plan, services are p...rovided to residents by over 8,000 dedicated public servants working in 23 different agencies, departments and special districts.