University of Florida Extension (Sarasota) hiring three environmental eductors

The University of Florida is hiring three Sarasota-based environmental educators.

  • Water Resources
    The position is responsible for developing an educational and outreach program related to water resources in Sarasota County, including audience identification, an understanding and integration of current outreach efforts, and identification of gaps. The extension program’s objectives are to teach about awareness of water resources, water conservation, and substitution of potable water with reclaimed water in landscape irrigation systems. A primary goal of this position is to achieve desired behavior change among various target audiences that maintains the health of Sarasota County’s water resources.
  • Waste Reduction
    The position is responsible for developing an education and outreach program related to solid waste in Sarasota County. The extension program’s objective is to teach decision makers and the general public about issues and problems associated with solid waste management, including laws and voluntarily actions that address these issues. A primary goal of this position is to achieve desired behavior change among various target audiences that increases landfill diversion rates. The position will support the diversion goals set by the state of Florida and the local goals under development for Sarasota County’s new Solid Waste Master Plan.
  • Chemicals in the Environment
    The position is responsible for developing an education program related to chemicals in the environment in Sarasota County. The objective is to teach decision makers and the general public about chemicals in our environment with an emphasis on pollution in general and Integrated Pest Management in particular. A primary goal of this position is to achieve desired behavior change among various target audiences that maintains or improves environmental and human health relative to chemicals in the environment.

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