Program Manager II (Zero Waste Initiatives)

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  • Montgomery County, MD Government, 20902 View on Map
  • Post Date : November 21, 2023
  • Apply Before : December 21, 2023
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  • Job ID 37210
  • Salary $73,173 - $117,424
  • Experience 4 Years
  • Industry Management
  • Qualifications Degree Bachelor

Job Description

Program Manager II (Zero Waste Initiatives)

Montgomery County Government

Department of Environmental Protection

2425 Reedie Drive, Wheaton, Maryland 20902

Salary Range: $73,173 – $117,424


The mission of the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is to enhance the quality of life in our community by protecting and improving Montgomery County’s air, water, and land in a sustainable, innovative, inclusive, and industry-leading way while fostering smart growth, a thriving more sustainable economy and healthy communities.

DEP is seeking to fill a fulltime Program Manager II position in the Recycling and Resource Management Division to join the Zero Waste project management team  to provide day-to-day project management support, & coordination, oversight & review of contractor work products & deliverables.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Convene, conduct/lead meetings with relevant County staff and with stakeholder groups to ascertain input to the development of public policy, planning, decision-making, program modification and funding to develop Zero Waste initiatives.
Develop project implementation plans to advance Zero Waste programs, policies and initiatives; and prepare resource, schedule, and risk assessments associated with implementation of such enhancements and projects.
Develop integrated budget and schedule plans; and track budget expenditures, adherence to schedule and milestones, risks and risk mitigation to ensure effective project execution.
Prepare statements of work, solicitation documents (including requests for proposals, task order requests, informal solicitations), and cost estimates.

Oversee that all work associated w/task orders and contracts are completed satisfactorily, on-time and within budget.
Present information to public and private organizations, stakeholder groups, and the County Council to explain, defend, or justify issues related to the Zero Waste program and specific assigned projects.
Provide technical assistance in working sessions, stakeholder group meetings, meetings with Council staff, and other public hearings and meetings and local and state government officials.

This position requires possession of a valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a County vehicle to attend meetings and perform other work at locations throughout Montgomery County.

Occasional evening or weekend work outside of normal business hours may be required.

This position requires regular inspection of an industrial site or facility and may impose physical demands including standing for long periods and/or walking over rough and uneven sites and terrain as well as exposure to dust, odors, noise, and vehicle exhaust fumes.

To ensure a positive workplace and to comply with federal, state and County laws, the incumbent is responsible for completing mandatory trainings within the first three to six months or within the specified timeframe.

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Exp: (3) years of exp in planning and research related to land use, environmental issues, conservation or other work Thorough (5) years prof’l exp managing/implementing Zero Waste programs or initiatives, waste reduction, or recycling/solid waste programs across various sectors of the public.

Education: Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree.

Equivalency: An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.

License: Possession of a valid Class “C” (or equivalent) driver’s license from the applicant’s state of residence when required for job-related duties.


There are NO Preferred Criteria Assessments. All Applicants will be reviewed by the Office of Human Resources (OHR) for minimum qualifications.  Visit our website for preference for interviews

Montgomery County Government offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

To view the complete job announcement and to apply, please visit our website at

and click on the “Search Jobs and Apply”.

Read the full job description under the “General Professional” Job Category.

The requisition number is IRC60805.

Interested candidates must create an online account in order to apply.

This Recruitment Closes December 15, 2023

All resume submissions must address the preferred criteria for the position,

which are listed in the full advertisement, preferably in a separate section of the resume.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to review the Resume Preparation Tips

listed under the “Resources” tab on the Office of Human Resource’s MCG Careers webpage.


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