Public Outreach Coordinator (Community Outreach & Environmental Education Specialist 3)

March 07, 2024 12:35 PM | Dina Storz (Administrator)

The Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) within the Department of Ecology (Ecology) is looking to fill a Public Outreach Coordinator (Community Outreach & Environmental Education Specialist 3) position. This position is located in our Southwest Region Office in Lacey, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.
As the Public Outreach Coordinator, you’ll provide education and outreach specific to the Tacoma Smelter Plume (TSP) environmental remediation project. Working collaboratively with the project team, other communications and community engagement colleagues at Ecology, as well as the local health department, you’ll develop, implement and oversee outreach activities to educate the community and raise awareness about the contamination from the Tacoma Smelter Plume, and healthy actions individuals can take to reduce risk from the contamination.
Educating property owners, residents, and childcare providers throughout the affected communities will be a critical function of your position, to ensure their understanding and knowledge around the cleanup process under the TSP Yard Program and Soil Safety Program.
The mission of the Toxics Cleanup Program (TCP) is to protect Washington’s human health and the environment by preventing and cleaning up pollution and supporting sustainable communities and natural resources for the benefit of future and current generations.

Please Note: This is a project position that is funded until June 30, 2027. The funding for this position has a high probability of being renewed for the next bi-annual budget.

Tele-work options for this position: This position will be eligible for up to an 80% tele-work schedule. Applicants with questions about position location options, tele-work, and flexible or compressed schedules are encouraged to reach out to the contact person listed below in “other information.” Schedules are dependent upon position needs and are subject to change.

Application Timeline: This position will remain open until filled, we will review applications on March 13, 2024. In order to be considered, please submit an application on or before March 12, 2024. If your application isn't received by this date, it may not be considered. The agency reserves the right to make a Hire any time after the initial screening date. 

Salary:  $50,088.00 - $67,380.00 Annually

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Public Outreach Coordinator (Community Outreach & Environmental Education Specialist 3)

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