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KRRB Environmental Programs Worker II GF

Department: Parks, Rec & Community Svcs/KRRB
Office: City Hall
Position Number:35-30-434-12123-1
Job ID#:16150
To be considered for this job:You must complete the on-line application form.

On your application in the question "Daily Availability", you mut indicate you can work any shift including weekends and holidays
Opening Date for In-House Candidates:2/15/17
Opening Date to the Public:2/15/17
Open until filled; for best consideration, apply by:open until filled
Starting Salary (or salary range):10.00
Other information about this position or about working with the City of Rio Rancho:A Drivers License is required for this position. Your driving record must always meet City insurability standards.

This position is funded under a Grant given by a Federal or State Agency. The term (length of employment) of this position is governed by the Grant. Continuance of the position is contingent upon the receipt of recurring Grant funds.
Banner:This is the initial posting of this job opening.
If you are called for an interview or to attend a pre-employment testing session:If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted via e-mail or telephone with a date, time and place to interview.
Typical schedule :Varies - Saturdays are mandatory


Position Title: KRRB Environmental Programs Worker II GF  

Department: Parks, Recreation & Community Service  

Division:  KRRB  

Reports to:  Workgroup Supervisor  

FLSA Status: non-Exempt 

Bargaining Unit: none 

Pay Grade: 03A  

Job Status: Term (Grant funded or contract)  

Full Time Equivalent:  various  

Position Summary

The KRRB Environmental Programs Worker II assists with city recycling programs, illegal dumpsite and litter removal, community beautification programs, and special events consistent with department programming.   In addition, the Environmental Programs Worker may provide guidance and leadership to program volunteers and court-ordered Community Service Workers.  

Education, Training and Experience – minimum required to proficiently perform the job

Education / higher education: High school senior, high school diploma or GED is required.

Other requirements: Must be between the ages of 17 and 25 and currently enrolled in high school, college or technical school

Minimum number of years of directly related experience: none

Education and/or experience preferences: One year work experience as a lead or staff supervisor is preferred. Prior experience in the areas of recycling, beautification or litter control is beneficial.  

Certifications, Licenses and Registrations

Driver’s License requirement: Frequent Driver -- Regular Driver's License      Required Endorsements: None 

Note -- For any driver, driving record must always meet City driving and insurability standards.

Required certifications, licenses or registrations: First Aid & CPR  

Preferred certifications, licenses or registrations: none  

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required to proficiently perform the job

Knowledge: Application of some knowledge of recyclable materials.   Knowledge of emergency procedures, First Aid and CPR.   

Skills:  Must be able to type rapidly and accurately enough to successfully produce documents/spreadsheets, communicate via e-mail, or perform data entry as necessary to accomplish the essential functions of the position.   Use of technology, equipment and software typically used in the office environment. Effective verbal, listening and communications skills.   Time management and prioritization skills.   

Abilities: Ability to lead a team and/or group of volunteers and community service leaders. Ability to work outdoors in varying conditions. Ability to interact with public and communicate basic program information. Ability to operate a personal computer utilizing word processing and spreadsheet applications. Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.   Ability to work independently.   

Interaction with Groups/Agencies/Entities: Works with Waste   Program Specialist and Community Services Coordinator on routine tasks and   assignments. Maintains harmonious,   courteous, and understanding relationships, while fostering a collaborative   teamwork environment. Presents a   courteous and friendly image for the general public, public officials, and   program participants and volunteers.    

Authorities and Accountabilities

Level of independent decision making:  Minimal-incumbent primarily carries-out instructions and follows established procedures  

Budgetary/Financial/Asset accountability:  None -- Position has no accountability for, or authority to make, budgetary or financial decisions.  

Span of control: Leadership of program volunteers, community service workers and peers.  

Essential Functions

The following functions are typical for this position. The omission of specific functions does not exclude them if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment for this position. Other duties may be required and assigned.

  • Lead court-ordered Community Service Workers at the City of Rio Rancho and Sandoval County Recycling Center.
  • Operates a bailer, collects, sorts, and segregates recyclables for processing.
  • Collects and transports recyclables from offices and facilities to recycling center.
  • Collects and transports recyclable from recycling center to designated vendors.
  • Maintains program logs for recycling, litter, illegal dumpsites removals.
  • Leads program volunteers and court-ordered Community Service Workers in the field.
  • Removes litter and illegal dumping from local public property, open spaces, parks, and during assigned Litter Free Events.
  • Assists with community beautification programs to include tree plantings, landscape projects and urban forestry initiatives.
  • Assists in preparing supplies and materials for programs and special events; preparation of program materials, publicity; registration, facility set-up and breakdown.
  • Assists the Community Service Coordinator and Waste Program Specialist with environmental programs education and outreach.
  • Prepares supply inventories and spreadsheets.
  • Responsible for weekly program vehicle inspections.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

Daily activity level:  Primarily physical work on a continual basis  

Physical characteristics: Job requires oral and aural communication; Job requires reading and comprehension of written materials; Job requires normal vision; Must be able to distinguish colors; Fine finger manipulation; Grasping with hand, gripping; Keystroking or repetitive motion of hands/fingers/arms; Work activities produce impact on hand, wrist, forearm, elbow from vibration;   Use of landscaping tools; Bending/kneeling/crawling; Lifting/carrying/push/pull up to 50 lbs.; Working while standing for prolonged periods of time; Walking long distances;     

Exposures: Exposure to sharp objects including razor blades or hypodermic needles.  

Extraordinary working conditions: None  

Hazardous equipment/machinery used: Balers; primarily hand tools.  

Required personal protective equipment: Safety Glasses; Gloves; Steel-toed boots 


If you need an accommodation for a disability that would enable you to apply or interview for this position, please contact the Human Resources Department at 505-891-5011 (fax: 505-891-9183).


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