CRRA Jobs Board

  • 02 Sep 2016 11:02 AM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)

    Sacramento County has just released an opening for Recycling Coordinator. Click here for more information. The full job announcement and job application is available for viewing on

  • 26 Aug 2016 4:31 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)

    Please click here for the full job posting for a Environmental Health Specialist Trainee/Specialist position with Shasta County Department of Resource Management. 

  • 26 Aug 2016 4:28 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)
    Please click here for the full job posting for a Community Education Specialist I/II position with Shasta County Department of Resource Management. 
  • 22 Aug 2016 2:32 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)

    RethinkWaste is hiring for an Environmental Education Associate. It's a full-time benefited position and a great opportunity for both new and seasoned persons in the industry. The job announcement can be found here

  • 11 Aug 2016 3:00 PM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)



    Environmental Services Specialist

    2 vacancies (Public Works and Ventura Water)

    Recruitment #16-S75-001

    Salary: $57,938.40 - $77,638.08/year


    Do you have the drive and enthusiasm to deliver innovative quality environmental management programs in an organization that values collaboration and new ideas? The City of Ventura is accepting applications for a 32 hour/week opportunity on our Public Works Environmental Sustainability team and a full-time opportunity on our Ventura Water team. To be considered for these exciting career opportunities, apply on-line at by the 8/22/2016 filing deadline!

    To learn more about the City's Public Works Department, visit

    To learn more about the City's Ventura Water Department, visit

    To watch a video about what it's like to work in a culture that promotes new ideas, risk taking, passion, empowerment and fun, visit


    Under direction, assists in planning, implementing, and administering the City's environmental management programs. Performs a variety of research, analysis, and professional and technical administrative duties.


    The eligibility list established will be used to fill the current vacancy in the Public Works Department and the current vacancy in the Ventura Water Department, as well as future full-time, part-time or temporary vacancies in both departments. 


    • Has enthusiasm for environmental issues.
    • Has a broad understanding of environmental issues such as recycling, solid waste reduction, storm water quality, "green" purchasing, energy conservation, and environmental sustainability.
    • Has demonstrated experience planning, developing and coordinating water efficiency, conservation and resource programs.
    • Enjoys actively engaging with the public and organizations to work cooperatively to address environmental issues.
    • Is an active participant in providing and maintaining exemplary customer service by demonstrating a willingness to be attentive, understanding, responsive, fair, courteous and respectful.
    • Works independently to develop and implement City and community-based programs.
    • Is passionate about environmental sustainability education and has successfully conducted classroom presentations to K-12 students.
    • Has proven grant administration experience.
    • Attains regulatory compliance through cooperative and collaborative efforts.
    • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills.


    Depending on assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Assists in evaluating feasibility, development and implementation of environmental management programs relative to sustainability, recycling and waste reduction, energy efficiency, renewable energy, and stormwater quality in the Public Works Department and water efficiency, conservation, and resource programs in the Ventura Water Department.     

    Supports, facilitates and monitors environmental sustainability efforts throughout the organization.

    Plans, develops and provides public education presentations on environmental issues; implements special events, recycling or efficiency programs and develops outreach and education materials for schools, the general public and City employees.

    Compiles and analyzes data and makes recommendations on the formulation of policies and procedures; confers with and makes presentations to members of the public to explain policies and programs; compiles materials and assists in the preparation of reports, manuals and publications.

    Assists in preparing and negotiating contracts; coordinates contract administration. Prepares, processes and coordinates environmental permits.  Assists with grant administration and management.  Assists with special projects and provides administrative support.

    Investigates, researches, prepares reports, and responds to complaints; responds to requests for information regarding environmental management programs, energy efficiency programs, or water efficiency programs.

    Investigates, researches, interprets, analyzes and makes recommendations in relation to proposals for new programs, services, and equipment; conducts surveys and performs research and statistical analysis on administrative, fiscal, and operational problems.

    Performs other related duties as assigned.

    In addition to the above, typical duties for specific assignments may include the following:

    Public Works Environmental Sustainability Assignments:

    Assists with the oversight of the day-to-day responsibilities associated with managing the City’s solid waste hauler and waste diversion facility agreements, including data collection and analysis, responding to service issues and facilitating meetings.  Assists in the development and administration of the City’s construction and demolition recycling programs, solid waste reduction and recycling programs, green purchasing program, grant administration, and special event recycling. Implements, coordinates and monitors programs with solid waste hauler and material recovery facility/transfer stations operating in the City. Conducts waste audits; coordinates employee education and outreach.

    Assists with the oversight of the day-to-day responsibilities associated with managing the City's green business certification program, including outreach, marketing, soliciting new businesses, re-certifying expired businesses, and providing technical assistance. Supports in the administration of the City's Environmental Sustainability Strategy, stormwater pollution prevention outreach and education, greenhouse gas emissions inventories, renewable energy and energy conservation projects, trash and recycling services in public areas. Facilitates business to business partnerships to promote environmental sustainability, and development of media and social media messages.

    Assists with the curriculum development, scheduling, and presenting of K-12 classroom presentations for environmental sustainability education. Presentation subjects include, but are not limited to, recycling, solid waste, life cycle, stormwater pollution prevention, best management practices, and watershed protection.   

    Ventura Water Assignments:

    Assists in the planning, development, implementation and coordination of water efficiency, conservation, and resource programs, incentive programs, rebate programs, community engagement and outreach events.  Prepares and coordinates school program/water curriculum contract, K-12 classroom presentations, and represents Ventura Water as an interagency liaison for government and non-government organizations.  Plays lead role in grant administration of water related projects. Oversees water efficiency training  and water wise gardening classes; develops articles and press releases, assists in organizing and overseeing public relations campaigns; provides social media marketing oversight and graphics support, and assists in maintaining department website and provides administrative support.

    Assists in the evaluation, implementation and administration of water efficiency programs based on potential potable water reduced to the cost to implement.  Conducts surveys and studies, analysis and investigations related to water and wastewater policies and procedures. Gathers and interprets statistical data and provides administrative support.


    A combination of education, training and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in environmental studies, water resources management, public or business administration, or a closely related field; and one year of professional experience in researching, planning, or implementation of environmental management programs are required.


    License:   Depending on assignment, possession of a valid California Class C driver's license may be required.


    To view benefits, please visit our website at


    Submit a City application and supplemental questionnaire by the filing deadline. The preferred method of application is on-line and you are highly encouraged to apply at If you are unable to apply electronically, you may request paper application material by calling (805) 654-7853 during regular business hours. Paper applications can be FAXed to (805) 648-4467, or mailed or hand delivered to City Hall at: 501 Poli Street, Room 210; P.O. Box 99; Ventura, CA 93002. If you FAX, it is highly recommended that you also send the original documents. The Eligibility List established may be used to fill other regular and temporary vacancies at the discretion of the City.

    Once your application has been submitted, all future correspondence from the City will be via e-mail. Please keep your contact information up-to-date and ensure that your email spam filter allows you to receive messages from You may also view notices sent to you by the City in the "My Applications" tab at

    Department Selection Interviews

    A select number of candidates will be invited to department se

  • 10 Aug 2016 8:25 AM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)

    The City of Ontario Municipal Utilities Agency is seeking a well-qualified and highly motivated individual to join the team as a Senior Environmental Technician in the Solid Waste Department. The Senior Environmental Technician coordinates and oversees a variety of environmental programs and projects, including oversight of the City's Household Hazardous Waste Facility and recycling/waste diversion programs, in compliance with relevant governmental regulations; administers solid waste/recycling assessments; manages various grants and payment programs; and coordinates public awareness programs for businesses, residents and schools.

    See full posting here

  • 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.


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