Environmental Administrative Coordinator

Open Date: 06/25/2021

Closing Date: Until Filled

Requisition Number: 019-2021

Department: Environmental

Classification: Full-Time

Salary: Commensurate w/ Experience

Location: Valley Center, CA

OPPORTUNITY:

Under the general supervision of the Environmental Director, the Environmental Coordinator will develop, implement, and coordinate environmental activities consistent with Rincon Tribe’s goals of environmental justice and stewardship. This position is responsible for providing the administrative and project coordination for environmental and water quality projects as required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) General Assistance Program (GAP) and Tribal Clean Water Act (CWA) grants. This position is responsible for the implementation and management of outreach and education activities to engage Tribal Members, staff, and stakeholders in the environmental programs as well as contributing to advancement of Tribal Environmental program goals and objectives as a whole. This person will conduct business in a professional and cordial manner that will uphold the integrity and reputation of Rincon.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.

  1. Provides general administrative support as needed to include typing memos and letters, organizes files, processes invoices, copying, proofreading, data entry and preparation of correspondence.
  2. Assist with administration of complaints, reports, and court proceedings relevant to environmental enforcement.
  3. Assist with the coordination of septic tanks, water lines, and disposal sites related issues.
  4. Assist with environmental outreach program research and development.
  5. Keeps abreast of environmental regulations for the safe handling, storage and disposal of solid waste and household hazardous waste, advises Rincon Tribe on best practices.
  6. Completes fieldwork and date collection activities in order to achieve environmental grant’s objectives.
  7. Writes and implements environmental plans, creates reports, and reviews regulatory compliance documents.
  8. Develops informative outreach material including brochures and presentation.
  9. Assist with the Coordination of Tribal community-recycling program.
  10. Assists the Environmental Director in the development of the environmental enforcement branch.
  11. Provide written, oral, and computer based presentations to Tribal Council, General Membership and Government Agencies for program reporting, project status, and department outreach.
  12. Ensure all contracts are maintained and managed for the department.
  13. Orders supplies and maintains adequate office inventory ensuring an overall efficient and effective work area.
  14. Maintain technical records, files, and document all investigations and citations for violations under the Environmental Code.
  15. Implements the GAP and CWA grant activities for tribal community outreach.
  16. Maintains confidentiality and discreetness of sensitive information.
  17. Attend conferences and technical related trainings.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE AND/OR TRAINING

  • Graduation from a U.S. high school, G.E.D. or equivalent from a U.S. institution, or a California High School Proficiency Examination (CHSPE) certificate is required.
  • Two (2) years of general office, personnel administration, or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Proficiency with all current Microsoft Office programs as well as any other software programs, online communication platforms and other technology necessary to perform the job.

LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES

The following license and certification are required to be maintained throughout employment and are not subject to waiver:

  • Valid California Driver’s License. Must maintain a satisfactory driving record with the DMV.

WORK-RELATED KNOWLEDGE

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Strong organizational skills and the flexibility and ability to manage time and multiple tasks with little supervision.
  • Proficiency with all current Microsoft Office programs as well as any other software programs, online communication platforms and other technology necessary to perform the job.
  • Experience developing communication materials, including flyers, brochures, booklets, etc.
  • Successful applicants will be a creative thinker, an energetic self-starter who enjoys new challenges and are able to function comfortably in a fast-paced team environment or independently.
  • Federal Environmental Law (preferred)

BENEFITS

The Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians offers a comprehensive and competitive benefit package for full-time and qualifying part-time employees. Benefit include the following:

  • Health & Wellness Coverage: Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Accrual
  • Holidays: Full-time employees and qualifying part-time employees are eligible for eleven (11) full paid holidays, and four (4) half day (4 hours) paid holidays.
  • Comprehensive Annual Performance & Merit Reviews
  • Job Training based on Business Needs
  • Life and Long Term Disability: $100,000 employer paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts: Healthcare and Dependent care reimbursement accounts
  • Supplemental Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance
  • Supplemental Coverage: Disability, Accident, Cancer, Life and Hospital Confinement
  • Retirement: 401(k) retirement plan with a generous employer match
  • Company Events: Rincon Tribal Government holds great social events for employees and occasionally raffle many prizes.