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SSL: Zero Waste Squad

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining why you would like to be a part of the Zero Waste Squad and what you could bring to the position.

Job Information

Classification Information

Classification Number 901521
Classification Title SSL: Zero Waste Squad
Department Environmental Affairs
Level Level B (Skilled)
Job Description

Essential Functions:
The Zero Waste Squad is made up of three students who oversee campaigns to improve waste management on campus. Students will work together to address major focus areas including teaching our community how to properly sort waste into recycling, compost and landfill, and assisting with the end-of-year clean out process. There is room for expansion and collaboration with the Energy Squad, though waste management will be the central focus. Waste Squad students will develop and carry out educational campaigns as a team with the assistance of the Office of Sustainability Integration.

Time: Each student will work 2-5 hours per week. Typically, 1-1.5 hours each week will be spent meeting with the Office of Sustainability and the remainder will be used for carrying out campaigns.
General Responsibilities:
Our goal is to significantly reduce the amount of waste sent to the landfill through a variety of efforts. Students will be responsible for developing an effective way to measure and assess success, as well as setting goals for progress.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Desired skills: Enthusiasm for sustainability, ability to work as a team, flexibility with working style (interns may be asked to table at dining halls, present to clubs, work with Facilities, etc), graphic design and/or video experience.
Experience: No specific experience is required.

Posting Number STU00592
Location Middlebury, VT Campus

Posting Information

Is this an academic year or summer position? Academic Year
Open Date
Close Date
Open Until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please submit a resume and cover letter explaining why you would like to be a part of the Zero Waste Squad and what you could bring to the position.

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Supplemental Questions for Posting

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  1. * This posting is only open to students. Are you a current Middlebury College undergraduate student?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Document

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/C V
Optional Documents