MSW Consultants has intermittent needs for new permanent, part-time, and temporary employees.  MSW Consultants also engages strategic teaming partners - including other small businesses and highly accomplished individuals - on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us for more information. MSW Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Current employment opportunities are listed here.



Environmental Analyst

Job Description

  • Title: Environmental Analyst
  • Specialty Area: Waste/Recycling
  • Type: Full-time, Hourly, Non-Exempt
  • Location: Various - Orlando or Atlanta
  • Reports to: Project Director
  • Supervises: None
  • Compensation: Per Experience
  • Benefits: Elegible

Position Overview
The Environmental Analyst will perform field work, conduct qualitative and quantitative analyses, collaborate with project managers with task management, and assist with technical report drafting for both internal staff and external clients.

The Environmental Analyst will complete the following tasks as well as additional tasks and responsibilities as necessary to achieve the Firm's strategic goals and objectives:

  • Conduct field work with strict adherence to protocols and procedures
  • Develop models within Microsoft Excel to manage and analyze large multifaceted data sets with team support
  • Conduct industry research independently
  • Assist with facilitation of meetings and workshops to gather relevant project information
  • Assist with drafting clear and concise technical reports with strong attention to accuracy
  • Manage various projects and client deadlines simultaneously
  • Operate efficiently and with professionalism in consideration of the waste and recycling industry dynami


  • 3+ years of professional experience in the environmental, waste/recycling, or consulting related industry
  • Experience in conceptualizing, designing, populating, and analyzing Microsoft Excel spreadsheets for customized technical and data analysis
  • Experience working with environmental organizations and groups a plus


  • Bachelor's degree in an environmental, business, finance, statistics, or related field

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledgeable in any of the following areas: solid waste, recycling, or litter
  • Excellent problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Great communication skills (oral and written) with ability to communicate effectively with clients and staff of all levels on a consultative basis
  • Strong technical writing skills
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to prioritize work to complete on time
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team
  • Willing to travel and assist or lead in-field projects

Up to 30% travel as needed on average.

Conditions and Physical Requirements
The Environmental Analyst must be able to:

  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time
  • Drive for extended periods of time
  • Lift up to 50lbs on occasion
  • Speak, hear, and/or communicate effectively in English, using proper grammar and vocabulary
  • Type and work on a computer for lengths of time

The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job and are not meant to be all inclusive. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job.

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Save the Date!

Attention Recycling Professionals.
MSW Consultants is forming a team to perform the nation's largest material characterization study in New York City starting Fall 2022.

Position: Recycling Experts will receive sorted materials from primary Paper, Metals/Glass/Plastic, and Refuse sort tables, and will be responsible for a variety of specialized subsorts to investigate numerous research questions that directly impact NY City regulations and policies, including EPR, single use plastics, organics diversion, small format items, etc.
Location: Fresh Kills Landfill, Staten Island, NY
Schedule: 8 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday, occasional Saturdays possible
Seasons Available:

  • Season 1 October 20 – December 18, 2022
  • Season 2 March 23 – May 19, 2023
  • Season 3 July 7 – September 2, 2023

Compensation: Commensurate with experience; completion bonus available for those able to commit to an entire season.
Transportation and Travel Expenses: Reasonable travel expenses and transportation to/from hotel and work area provided for non-local candidates.
PPE: Steel toed boots required (all other PPE provided by MSW Consultants).
Successful Candidates Will: Have knowledge of recycling, EPR, organics diversion, reuse, and source reduction; willing and able to work in the field as part of a large team; willing to commit to at least 1 season.

Please send a statement of interest and a brief summary of your background to Dawn at dcolangelo@mswconsultants.com. Full ad to be posted in August.

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Project Manager

MSW Consultants, a leading national recycling and sustainability consulting firm, is seeking a dynamic, results-focused Project Manager to continue growing our management consulting practice. We help local and county governments, as well as private businesses and institutions, optimize their waste management, recycling, organics and sustainability programs. Join our team for an opportunity to grow and learn a fast-paced industry and make a positive impact on local taxpayers and the environment.
Benefits: Wellness bonus, Simple IRA, 10 paid holidays/year, paid vacation, other paid leaves

Project Manager Responsibilities

  • Manages specific projects as defined by contractual agreements with clients
  • Understands client's perspective regarding the specific project objectives
  • Understands the technical aspects, goals, and objectives of the project
  • Participates and signs off on the scoping and budgeting of the project during proposal preparation
  • Performs project initiation tasks: confirms contract execution, communicates with office manager to establish QB files, finalizes project budget, initiates project communications with the client, prepares and submits initial data request, organizes project files
  • Holds internal project kick-off meeting with project staff including technical director, document specialist, IT director, assigned analyst(s)
  • Holds client kick-off meeting to establish roles, responsibilities, schedules, and routine meeting schedule
  • Maintains proactive and positive relationship with all project staff
  • Masters writing key deliverable sections such as executive summary, introduction, conclusions, and recommendations
  • Delegates tasks internally to project team and assigns work expectations
  • Performs as a consultant/analyst for assigned tasks within managed projects
  • Tracks task and project completion against budgeted level of effort, escalating to management if things are not going according to plan
  • Coordinates with client to provide draft and final deliverables in accordance with the contract
  • Identifies client's out-of-scope requests and applies steps to professionally address such requests


  • Experience as a project manager for multiple projects simultaneously in a technical field (environmental services, consulting, engineering, utilities)
  • Experience in the waste and recycling industry preferred
  • Bachelor or Master's degree in an Environmental Science, Biology, Economics, Business Administration, Engineering, Statistics, or related field.
  • Highly organized
  • Knowledgeable in one or more of the following areas preferred: solid waste, recycling, or organics management; transportation systems and logistics; local government purchasing and procurement; sustainability/zero waste; strategic planning and market research
  • Proven project management ability at a $50,000 to $500,000 professional services project scale
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Relentless focus on the contractual scope of service, the stated client objectives, and critical aspects of the work identified by management
  • Proactive, authoritative oral communication with ability to communicate effectively with clients and staff of all levels
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Great presentation skills preferred
  • Computer savvy with expertise and efficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat
  • Competent user of Microsoft Excel with capability of collaborating with technical staff to develop more complex technical analysis
  • Ability to perform project financial due diligence and remain on budget
  • Ability to prioritize and stay on task
  • Willingness to travel for conferences, client presentations, and in-field projects

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential responsibilities and functions of the job.

How to Apply:
Send your cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and references by email to: dcolangelo@mswconsultants.com. Cover letters should address the candidate's personal goals and interests, ability to meet key and minimal qualifications (as described above) as well as their experience and interest in waste management, recycling, and sustainability consulting.

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