Career Opportunities


JOB OPENING: Administrative Assistant / Grant Administrator

$40,000 – 50,000 a year DOE



Go2Zero Strategies is a woman-owned, small business serving Southern California.  Go2Zero provides, education, outreach and Zero Waste services to the businesses and multi-family complexes in the Greater Los Angeles area and throughout the state of California. Go2Zero is looking for an administrative assistant / grant administrator to join the company effective immediately.

The position will be full-time for Go2Zero Strategies, working on projects in Los Angeles and Los Angeles County, among others. They will track data, maintain records and facilitate task distribution and completion for our various clients

The position will include oversight of grant administration and reporting to the grantor’s and monitor grant progress for compliance.

Applicants must be available to start as soon as possible.


  • Manage data sets, records and reports within Excel spreadsheets
  • Answer phones, assign tasks to team members and follow-up for confirmation of completion
  • Certify grant management is in compliance with guarantor requirements
  • Oversee the preparation and submission of financial reports to grantors and clients
  • Administrate grant awards to ensure compliance with agency requirements
  • Explain and educate customers about the City of LA’s recycLA program
  • Review documents for mathematical and grammatical errors prior to submitting to client
  • Handle client communications, conflict resolution, and compliance on client deliverables and revenue
  • Participate in public education and outreach activities
  • Educate customers on the latest recycling regulations (i.e. AB 1826, AB 341, etc.)
  • Utilize outreach software to maintain and update customers’ account and diversion data
  • Troubleshoot logistical and operational challenges
  • Work with other departments: Customer Service, Operations, Collection Truck Drivers


  • Valid driver’s license and personal vehicle required
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required
  • Membership in National Grants Management Association and associated training, or willingness to receive training and apply for membership
  • Ability to effectively manage client relationships
  • Bilingual Spanish or Chinese is preferred
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Interact effectively with individuals from diverse social, cultural, and economic backgrounds
  • Grant administration experience or interest
  • Zero Waste experience or training a plus


  • Attention to detail within data tracking, records and reporting
  • Self-motivation, persistence and determination
  • Interest in grant management and administration
  • Superb customer service, social and communication skills, on the phone and in person
  • Ability to assess challenges, trouble-shoot problems and address difficult customers
  • Good team player, collaborative and supportive of others on the team
  • Passion for environmental conservation and sustainability
  • Ability to maintain professionalism and positive attitude in challenging situations
  • Effectively engage with diverse audiences, establish trust, credibility and confidence
  • Listen to and build customer relationships, increase customer satisfaction and ensure commitments are met
  • Proficient with MS Word and Excel


728 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90014

Salary: $40K- $50k DOE plus benefits

This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, effort, or work conditions associated with the job.

Job Type: Full-time

To Apply:  Submit cover letter and resume to Judi Gregory at [email protected]