CRRA Jobs Board

  • 29 Jul 2016 2:40 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)

    Job Opportunity Announcement!

    The City of Napa is currently accepting applications for a Waste Prevention Specialist $63,548 - $76,761 Annually.

    View the full job bulletins by clicking here.

    The final day to apply is August 17, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. PDT.

    For more information contact Human Resources at (707) 257-9505 or visit to learn more.

    The City of Napa is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • 25 Jul 2016 3:39 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)


    Invites your interest in the position of: site MAINTENANCE supervisor

    $29.84 - $38.09 / hour

    Essential Functions:

    ·       Supervise, train, coordinate, schedule, and inspect the work of assigned staff;

    ·       Adjust subordinate work schedules based on weather and emergency maintenance and repair requirements;

    ·       Recommend corrective actions and priorities for maintenance and repair of facilities;

    ·       Review assigned projects and estimates labor, materials, and equipment requirements;

    ·       Maintain an adequate inventory of materials and equipment to accomplish assigned projects;

    ·       Patrol District site, enforcing ordinances and regulations governing use of facilities;

    ·       Oversee special repair and maintenance projects including general facility maintenance, generator and water pump repair, and grounds maintenance;  

    ·       Perform a variety of general labor, semi-skilled tasks, and specialized work in the maintenance and repair of District grounds and facilities including basic electrical and plumbing repairs, rough concrete and asphalt work;

    ·       Operate a variety of motorized District operations equipment including trucks, loaders, compactors, water truck, roll-off trucks, backhoes, forklifts, and other specialized equipment;

    ·       Inspect equipment to discover need for maintenance or repairs;

    ·       Identify hazardous materials and determine proper storage and disposition.

    ·       Be the main point of contact for vendors; requisition and purchase materials and equipment.

    ·        Assists management in the planning, design, estimating, and scheduling of projects.


    ·       Specialized maintenance and repairs experience in areas of Landfill Gas Collection Systems, Leachate and Condensate Collection Systems, and a Materials Recovery Facility.

    ·       Previous maintenance experience in the operation of a solid waste facility.

    ·       Principles, methods, tools, equipment, and materials used in maintenance, repair, and construction work in solid waste management operations, a landfill site, and/or a materials recovery facility.

    ·       Methods for identification and disposition of hazardous waste materials.

    ·       Bilingual in English/Spanish

    Education and Training:  Five (5) years of work experience in the maintenance and repair of a public works (landfill) site, buildings, and facilities (comparable to that of the Monterey Regional Waste Management District job classification of Senior Maintenance Worker), OR An Associate Degree or Military experience and two (2) years of progressively responsible senior level supervisory work experience performing a broad range of maintenance and facilities activities.  High School Diploma required.

    TO APPLY: visit - Download an application and full job description.  Return completed application and job description with resume by EMAIL: to hr@mrwmd.orgFAX: 831-384-3567 or MAIL: Po Box 1670, Marina, CA 93933.

    Application deadline:  August 16 , 2016

  • 11 Jul 2016 1:37 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)

    Company: Metro

    Position Title: Waste Reduction Manager – Behavioral Change Team

    Deadline to apply: July 26, 2016 @ 5:00 PM, PDT

    Salary: $84,791.00 – $120,428.00 Annually

    Would you like the opportunity to make a difference in your community, helping residents and businesses in the greater Portland region get the information they want to make smart decisions for themselves and the environment? If so, consider joining Metro's Resource Conservation and Recycling Program as manager of our Behavioral Change team. If you're the right person for the job, you'll be ready to provide leadership to a talented group of people who provide information and technical assistance to youth and adults. Their work focuses on providing information that can help our community produce, use and discard materials sustainably, thereby conserving natural resources, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and minimizing environmental and human health impacts.
    This team does its work through programs that reach youth at schools, at venues such as the Oregon Zoo and Blue Lake Regional Park, and at Outdoor School. It connects with adults through natural gardening and Healthy Home toxics reduction programs, and through the online and on-the-phone services of the Recycling Information Center. It also provides technical assistance to the construction sector and to businesses through the regional Recycle At Work program.
    Are you the right person for the job? We're looking for someone who will lead, support and foster the professional growth of a group of highly self-motivated employees. We need someone with a demonstrated commitment to teamwork who thrives in collaborative environments. We want someone who can help make sure our behavior change work is strategic, coordinated, reflects best practices and makes an impact. And we must have someone who is excited about helping us implement Metro's
    Equity Strategy by ensuring that diversity, equity and inclusion are foundational pieces that inform the provision of culturally responsive services and programs.

    At Metro, we strive to hire a workforce representative of the communities we serve, understanding that a diverse workforce strengthens our organization. We value diversity and support a positive and welcoming environment where all of our employees can thrive.

    Bachelor's degree; three years experience leading or supervising staff; and two years related project management experience; or any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities.

    To apply: visit for the complete job announcement and a link to our online hiring center. Metro is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

  • 01 Jul 2016 2:30 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)

    Public Works Department Environmental Services Division

    An Environmental Career Opportunity

    The City of Livermore is seeking a temporary Department Assistant in the Public Works Department's Environmental Services Division to assist the Recycling Specialist and other staff in conducting research, planning, and implementing of recycling programs; conduct outreach to City businesses and residents; and, respond to community inquiries.

    Candidate will be required to perform tasks requiring use of a City vehicle therefore, a valid California driver’s license is required. Weekly workload is part-time and will be up to 29 hours Monday through Friday, with some possible work for special events or projects during the evening or weekends. The total duration of the position will not exceed 999 hours. The pay rate is $18 to $20 per hour. This position does not provide any benefits (e.g., medical, dental, sick leave, vacation).

    Candidate must be a high school graduate. Some college coursework strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will possess education and/or work experience in the solid waste management and recycling field, customer service support, excellent writing and oral communication skills, and a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.

    Please send a cover letter and resume to or call (925) 960-8015 for more information.

    This position is open until filled. Please submit your application as soon as possible.

    Applicants showing the greatest potential will be invited to an interview. Interviewees will be asked to demonstrate their writing and computer skills as part of the selection process. The successful candidate will be asked to begin work as soon as possible.


  • 29 Jun 2016 1:33 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)

    Recycling Program Manager

    $7,903 - $9,541 Monthly Salary

    Final Filing Date:  July 18, 2016

    City of Berkeley residents and businesses have shown a deep commitment to recycling. The continued increase in recycling of all materials, and the community-wide support for our organics recycling program, are bringing us close to the City’s goal of diverting 75% of all refuse away from landfills.

    The City of Berkeley offers a wide range of recycling services to residential and business customers. This includes curbside recycling, commercial food waste collection, and operation of the City's Transfer Station which receives materials that can be recycled, reused and composted. In addition, other businesses in the area work in cooperation with City services to both meet your needs and make the best use of these materials.

    The City of Berkeley has an exciting new opportunity for a Recycling Program Manager reporting to the Solid Waste and Recycling Manager in the Zero Waste Division within Public Works Department.  This position is responsible for planning and coordinating a comprehensive solid waste recycling system which incorporates a variety of services, including a recycling center for Curbside collection of source grouped materials, a buyback program, drop off centers, a salvage operation, a plant debris recovery program, and a refuse transfer station, which are predominantly operated through contractors and other City divisions. In addition, this position is responsible for developing policy and program and encouraging waste reduction through the promotion of recycling and to ensure that programs which are established coincide with the City's goals and objectives in the area of zero waste management.

    Candidates must have equivalent to graduation from a four year college or university with major coursework in environmental science, engineering, business administration or a closely related field and five (5) years of work experience in the field of solid waste management, two (2) years of which has included the development, implementation and administration of waste recycling programs. Progressively responsible related experience may be substituted for the college coursework on a year-for-year basis. Must possess a valid California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record. Must be able to attend evening and weekend meetings.

    The successful candidate will have the ability to manage recycling contracts, apply for and manage recycling grants, suggest and implement recycling programs, expand the City’s food waste recovery program in the commercial and multi-family sectors, staff the Solid Waste Management Commission, promote recycling programs, help implement a rebuilt transfer station, help the City continue to be a leader in waste diversion, and oversee the Division’s customer service group.

    The City offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package that includes retirement plan with CalPERS, city-paid Medical up to Kaiser family rate, city-paid Dental, 13 Holidays, 3-days Floating Holiday, 50 hours Administrative Leave and more.

    To apply and for more information about this position and benefits, please go to the City’s website at Deadline to apply is on Monday, July 18, 2016 5:00 PM PST.

  • 24 Jun 2016 3:22 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)


    Los Angeles

    *Now Hiring: Account Manager*


    ~Industry Experience Preferred~

    Recology’s LA Material Recovery Facility is certified by the city as having one of the highest diversion rates in Los Angeles. 

    Recology is seeking an Account Manager that is an enthusiastic, driven, self-starter that enjoys hitting the road early to start the day by meeting with the decision makers out in the field!  Having an established network of contacts is a plus!

    Do you have experience in the Resource Recovery industry?  Are you interested in a new challenge to help build new business for Recology in the greater Los Angeles area? 

    If you answered “Yes” to all of these questions, this could be the position for you!

    Why Recology?  As the largest 100% employee-owned company in the resource recovery industry, Recology has a unique workplace culture that guides how we support employees, interact with our customers, service our communities, and care for our environment. We encourage employees to GROW with us professionally and personally.

    Recology offers:

    • Competitive Salary
    • 100% Employee Owned Company (ESOP)
    • Medical/Dental/Vision/Disability Insurance/Life Insurance
    • Retirement
    • Education Assistance
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Time Off, and much more.

    Please call Wendy Young, Recology Recruiter (based in Seattle) at 206-658-8732 to find out more information or if you have any questions.

    APPLY onlineand learn more details about the position by clicking on this link:

    LEARN moreabout Recology by visiting our website:

  • 16 Jun 2016 3:15 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)

    The Environmental Education Associate assists in the operation of the irecycle@school Education Center field trips for 4th grade and high school classes located at the Davis Street Transfer Station and Fremont Transfer Station. The position receives day-to-day direction from the program manager and reports to work at the Davis Street Transfer Station in San Leandro, CA, operated by Waste Management Inc. and in addition, the Fremont Transfer Station in Fremont, CA, operated by BLT Enterprises

    For more details on this position’s duties, qualification, Salary and application process please visit this link -

  • 16 Jun 2016 3:14 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)

    The Classroom Sustainability Associates (CSAs) provide opportunities for teachers and students to directly contribute to the sustainability of their school and community by providing in-class teacher training and instructional support for student action projects that enable elementary, middle, and high school classrooms and student groups throughout Alameda County to contribute to the sustainability of their school and community. Teaching a curriculum to students, while modeling lessons for teachers, students are engaged in sustainability issues though an educational approach which includes: an introduction of environmental principles, student-led environmental audits of school and home resource use, activities for student action to reduce the school’s environmental footprint, outreach and education by students to the larger community, and reflection on and celebration of progress and achievements.

    For more details on Duties, Qualifications, Salary and how to apply, please visit this link -

  • 08 Jun 2016 8:33 AM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)

    City of Sacramento Department of Public Works
    Recycling and Solid Waste Division
    Integrated Waste Planning Superintendent Job Announcement

    Filing Period: Monday, June 6, 2016 to Friday, July 1, 2016

    The Department of Public Works, Recycling and Solid Waste Division is seeking dynamic and qualified applicants for the position of Integrated Waste Planning Superintendent. The Planning Superintendent leads a team engaged in research, compilation, analysis, and planning of waste reduction and sustainability initiatives, such as waste to energy and alternative waste disposal solutions.

    This position also provides oversight of the Division’s compliance with relevant state and federal requirements related to air quality, groundwater, and gas recovery systems involved in post closure landfill activities. To accomplish this, the Planning Superintendent will invest in building effective working relationships with local, state, and federal agencies.

    The ideal candidates are experienced planning, sustainability, or regulatory professionals who possess outstanding leadership skills, long range planning expertise, strong knowledge of public finance and budgets, including awareness of the intricacies of project budgets and how to successfully apply financial tools to manage projects. A Bachelor’s degree in engineering, public administration, or related field is required, along with extensive leadership experience in project management, policy development, and leading staff in an environment that places a premium on sustainable planning; a Master’s degree is highly desirable but not required.

    Salary: $45.02 - $59.07 Hourly

                      $3,601.70 - $4,725.64 Biweekly

                      $7,803.69 - $10,238.89 Monthly

                      $93,644.30 - $122,866.64 Annually

    The City of Sacramento provides a competitive package of employee benefit programs that supports City recruitment and retention objectives and is designed to meet the diverse and changing needs of our employees. 

    For more information and to apply please visit the City of Sacramento website at:

    All applications must be submitted through the City website.

  • 02 Jun 2016 2:50 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)

    The JPA is requesting qualified firms, partnerships, corporations, associations, or professional organizations to implement the ZWSP at selected schools in Marin County in coordination with the contract manager. The intent of this RFP is to solicit proposals from qualified consultants that can meet with school districts, schools, teachers and students to implement the ZWSP, track data, and report to the JPA findings and pathways for improvement. The contractor will develop a report based on findings and will make a series of specific recommendations for improvements well as the estimated costs and impacts of each recommendation.

    Currently $60,000 is budgeted for the 2016/2017 school year for this project. 

    See attached RFP. 

    RFP for ZWSP Contractor.pdf

 California Resource Recovery Association   915 L Street, Suite C-216   Sacramento, CA 95814  (916) 441-2772>>

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