We are looking for qualified applicants to become a Resource Conservation Specialist I/II in our Livable Communities team. Livable Communities believes in affordable, sustainable, connected communities. Our transportation programs support alternatives to people driving alone in their cars through providing resources, subsidies, and incentives to San Mateo County employees to shift their commute trips to walking, bicycling, public transit, shuttles, carpool, or vanpool.
Principles and practices of transportation program planning, implementation and evaluation.
Project management, including the ability to evaluate program success, meet program objectives, develop a clear and actionable set of priorities and initiatives, and determine metrics of success.
Pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and regulations.
Experience working with diverse audiences and stakeholders including those from government, business, private and non-profit agencies, community groups and the public.
Identify problems and resolve them.
Develop and conduct outreach, education, and media activities.
Research and analyze information/data to formulate findings and recommendations.
Strong interpersonal skills including tact and courtesy, demonstrated ability to deal effectively with people in difficult or controversial situations.
Excellent communication skills including the ability to translate technical topics for professionals and elected officials and to communicate across multiple disciplines (for example, transportation, climate change, housing, community engagement).
Ability to manage several responsibilities simultaneously.
Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is:
One year of experience in the field of resource conservation which has included program analysis and coordination.
About County of San Mateo - Office of Sustainability
The Office of Sustainability is dedicated to helping the County of San Mateo and its communities adapt to our changing environment by providing programs, services and resources that inspire new ideas and solutions. We are committed to building a community that fulfills the needs of everyone today and in the future.