Laurie Duncan, Education Outreach Specialist, Environmental Services

Laurie began working for the City of Springfield in 2016.

duncanLaurieSm7037What are three words that describe the City of Springfield

Professionally challenging, supportive and fun!

What advice do you have for prospective employees?

Every position in the City contributes an essential component in providing“quality of life” experiences to the citizens of Springfield. Be prepared to be part of something that positively impacts the people who live, work, and play here.

If you could switch your job with anyone else within the City, whose job would you want?

No one – I think I truly have the absolute BEST job in the City!

Why do you do what you do? 

I LOVE helping learners of all ages discover something new.Watching the “light bulb effect” when someone makes a new discovery and knowing that I helped contribute to that learning moment is something I never get tired of.

What’s the hardest part of your job?

Not enough hours in a day.

What do you admire about this organization?

The devotion of staff to provide quality resources and services to the citizens of the city.I feel honored to be a small part of the team of City of Springfield.

What’s something that Springfield as a city should strive for?

Curbside recycling for every resident.