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REPORTS TO: Recycling Programs Manager
PAY RATE: Commensurate with experience; mileage reimbursement ($0.58 or current CA reimbursement rate)
TYPE OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time, non-exempt


The Recycling Programs Coordinator will perform various public service and administrative tasks related to I Love A Clean San Diego’s zero waste database, WasteFreeSD.org. Additionally, the Recycling Programs Coordinator will assist ILACSD’s Community Programs Department and other departments with various tasks as needed.


  • Operate a multi-line phone system and respond to inbound recycling, household hazardous waste, and stormwater calls and requests from the public
  • Provide quality information and customer service to the public
  • Operate and update ILACSD’s proprietary online zero waste database, WasteFreeSD.org
  • Assist with the marketing and promotion of zero waste database, WasteFreeSD.org
  • Conduct call center administrative duties including appointment scheduling, call logs, mailings, publication inventory, and correspondence
  • Assist the Community Program Department including gathering supplies, checking in/out of volunteer kits and supplies including interacting with volunteers, clients, walk-ins
  • Attend organization events, booths, and cleanups
  • Assist other departments as needed including general office tasks as needed
  • Foster positive relationships with residents and businesses who can assist ILACSD in fulfilling its mission
  • Other ILACSD supporting activities as necessary


  • Bilingual (English/ Spanish) required
  • Must possess good phone and customer service skills
  • Extremely proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word
  • Effective written and spoken communication skills for diverse audiences
  • High level of organization and attention to detail, savvy with technology
  • Multi-tasker and quick learner
  • Ability to work well independently and on a team
  • Knowledge of San Diego region (preferred)
  • Knowledge of environmental challenges facing San Diego County, including emerging issues like zero waste

How to Apply:

To apply, applicants must submit their résumé and cover letter to Natalia King at nking@cleanSD.org. No calls, please.