CRRA Jobs Board

  • 26 Apr 2016 1:44 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)


    $3,747 – $5,537 Monthly

    Recruitment # 16-050

    The Engineering Technician provides technical assistance to field and office engineering functions by designing basic plans, collecting data, preparing plans and maps by both manual and computerized drafting methods, processing permits and work orders, maintaining records, advising the public and performing other related work as assigned. Two years of experience in engineering drafting or other technical civil engineering work or similar related experience is required.

    To apply, submit completed City of Santa Cruz online application, respond to the supplemental questions, and submit three year driving record printout. Recruitment closes at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday 5/12/16

    For a complete list of job requirements, application materials or to apply online, go to and click on Jobs

    City of Santa Cruz Human Resources Department

    (831) 420-5040


  • 20 Apr 2016 5:05 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)



    REPORTS TO: Executive Director
    PAYMENT FOR SERVICES: Contract Employee (40 hours of work per week) with benefits
    COMPENSATION: $60,000 - $80,000 DOQ
    DEADLINE TO APPLY: April 29, 2016


    RecycleSmart is a Public Agency that manages the solid waste and recycling programs for the cities and towns of Danville, Lafayette, Moraga, Orinda, Walnut Creek and surrounding portions of unincorporated Contra Costa County.

    RecycleSmart is recruiting for a Recycling Coordinator that develops and implements recycling and diversion programs and assists in the promotion of RecycleSmart’s recycling efforts. The Recycling Coordinator works directly with the customer base via telephone, onsite visits, events, trade shows and educational programs to identify recycling opportunities and improve the overall recycling programs. The goal is to reduce materials from going into the landfills by recycling.


    • Management of existing customer base to guarantee proper levels of recycling service to ensure growth in recycling tons.
    • Identify new key customers, understand their business, determine their needs and develop plans and actions for service enhancements.
    • Communicate with Executive Director the initiatives, objectives, strategies, and action plans for increasing recycling customer base, enhancing service/product offerings to customers and attracting and obtaining new customers.
    • Responsible for forecasting and analysis to develop plan that optimizes recycling tonnage growth and RecycleSmart program awareness.
    • Implements marketing and sales plans; establish and meet sales goals; and network with industry representatives to expand sales opportunities.
    • Performs commercial waste audits/assessments and recommends service levels for waste and recycling. Conducts and participates in waste characterization studies upon request. Provides customer written reports of findings and recommendations.
    • Builds relationships and increases RecycleSmart visibility to promote recycling and diversion programs through participation in community events, trade shows, chamber of commerce meetings and other applicable events, as necessary.
    • Utilizes the tracking and customer base tools on a daily basis, documents all activities, and develops robust information profiles on customer base to ensure proper recycling levels.
    • Assists in the creation of the RecycleSmart newsletter, semi-annual/annual reports, brochures, pamphlets, ads, etc. for internal and external use.
    • Some weekend work during spring and summer.
    • Provides support to other team members necessary to attain branch and performance goals.



    • Bachelor degree in public or business administration, environmental management or related.
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in sales in a customer-facing role.
    • Valid Ca driver’s license and proof of insurance.
    • Cellular phone with internet capabilities that can email and text photos.
    • Reliable vehicle to drive within the service area.
    • Passion for increasing recycling.


    • Experience using social media and outreach design for educational and marketing purposes.
    • Proven track record of sales quota over-achievement as an individual contributor sales person.
    • Bilingual.


    • Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, lift (up to 40 lbs. safely) easily.
    • Strong time management and organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy along with an ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Influential, persistent and able to overcome customer objections while focusing on customer needs.
    • Proficient in basic math including percentages.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, in addition to formal presentation skills.
    • Grasps concepts quickly and has good follow through skills; adheres to work schedule and follows through on challenges as they arise.

    Email cover letter, resume, and salary history to:

    Benefits include CalPERS Health and CalPERS Retirement Plan.

  • 13 Apr 2016 4:10 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)


    Invites your interest in the position of:


    $88,067 - $112,380 / Annually (6 steps)

    Join our team of professionals who are committed to making a positive impact on the environment and experience a challenging and rewarding career!

    The Safety & Risk Manager, administers the District’s occupational safety and health programs; ensures compliance with applicable safety and health laws, regulations and insurance requirements; conducts and/or coordinates relevant training; provides guidance and follow-up to all departments and management on identifying, evaluating, and mitigating occupational hazards and risks; administers the District’s liability and risk management support services, to include loss assessment/control, safety, claims administration, claims adjustment and litigation and procurement of insurance.

    • Promotes a culture of safety site-wide; responsible for implementing best practices and inspiring employees to make safety their #1 priority. 

    • Evaluates, develops and recommends new and improved safety and health procedures and programs.
    • Administer the District’s HAZMAT, Hearing Conservation, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Lock-Out-Tag-Out, and Respiratory Protection Programs.
    • Inspects or evaluates workplace hazards to ensure compliance.
    • Administers the District’s risk management programs.
    • Calculate statistical information and maintain OSHA injury and injury logs.
    • Prepare and present safety reports to the Board of Directors.
    • Identifies training needs and conducts in-house safety training and/or contracts with other providers for training.
    • Trains supervisors to conduct work hazard assessments, incident investigations and site inspections.
    • Coordinates emergency response plan drills.
    • Coordinates and ensures that timely corrective action is taken when necessary. Coordinates with Human Resources in the administration of workers' compensation process.
    • Coordinates and oversees contractor and vendor safety procedures.
    • Maintains liaison with regulatory and enforcement agencies.
    • Assists management in budget preparation for safety department.
    • Order equipment and training materials as needed.
    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.



    Education and Experience:

    Progressively responsible experience in the areas of workplace safety, risk management and employee training. At least five years of which have involved administration of a safety and accident prevention program, and; completion of advanced educational training and course work in safety engineering, occupational safety and health, or closely related field.

    Bachelor’s degree in business administration, public administration or related field is required. Certification as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), an Occupational Health and Safety Technologist (OHST) and/or an Associate Risk Manager (ARM) is highly desirable. Ability to speak and write in Spanish is desirable.

    REQUIRED LICENSES OR CERTIFICATIONS: Possession of valid California driver’s license. Persons employed in this classification are required to participate in District provided training to acquire basic American Red Cross First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) instructor certificates and to obtain Hazardous Materials First Responder certification during the initial year of employment.

    The full job description and District application can be found at MRWMD offers an excellent benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. Veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    TO APPLY: Submit District application AND resume by email: or regular mail: MRWMD PO Box 1670, Marina, CA 93933. Application deadline: Open Until Filled.

  • 13 Apr 2016 3:42 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)


    Invites your interest in the position of:


    $101,948 / $130,107Annually (6 steps)

    Join our team of professionals who are committed to making a positive impact on the environment and experience a challenging and rewarding career!

    The Site Operations & Facilities Manager, plans, directs, supports and monitors scales operations, landfill operations, landfill gas collection/delivery systems, and site and facilities maintenance; performs a variety of administrative and technical tasks relative to assigned departments; provides technical assistance to the department director. Responsibilities also include performing administrative and technical tasks and special projects as delegated by the Director of Operations.


    • Plan, prioritize, assign, and supervise, the work of staff responsible for landfill, scales, site and facilities maintenance operations. 

    • Set annual goals and objectives for staff. Perform annual performance appraisals and staff coaching as needed and identify training needs.
    • Establish schedules and methods for providing facility maintenance services; allocate resources accordingly.
    • Make recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards, policies, and procedures.
    • Ensure operations are aligned with organizational goals and regulatory compliance requirements.
    • Monitor contract administration and projects.
    • Ensure proper operations compliance with health and safety codes.
    • Provide direction for efficient operation of landfill systems including liners, gas collection, destruction systems, drainage structures, ground water and landfill gas probes and sampling wells, leachate collection, storage and removal and re- injection system.
    • Participate in the preparation/administration of the budget for assigned departments.
    • Develop and organize preventative maintenance and safety inspection programs for all facilities.
    • Coordinate construction projects, remodels, and other special projects.
    • Performs a variety of tasks related to the efficient operation of assigned departments as delegated by the Director of Operations.
    • Knowledge of methods, equipment, procedures, and practices used in the operation and maintenance of a Solid Waste Management Facility.
    • Knowledge of applicable County, State, and Federal laws, codes and ordinances related to the proper operation of a waste management facility.
    • Knowledge of methods, terminology, equipment and tools used in the maintenance, repair, and construction of building structures and systems including those used in performing carpentry, plumbing, heating, electrical, mechanical, and painting work.
    • Knowledge of field and laboratory water and soil testing procedures; Leachate and groundwater system operations and maintenance; groundwater control, storm water run-off and related systems.
    • Operation of computerized scale and fee computation equipment.
    • Principles and practices of safety and risk management.


    Education and Experience:

    Five (5) years of varied and responsible experience in public works maintenance, facilities maintenance, construction, and landfill operations work, including at least three (3) years in a supervisory capacity. Previous experience working with solid waste management and landfill functions is highly desirable. Bachelor’s degree desired.

    Licenses and Other Special Requirements:

    • Possession of a current California Driver's License issued by the State Department of Motor Vehicles. Continued possession of a valid California Driver's license and compliance with established District vehicle operation standards, including on-going insurability to drive District vehicles, are conditions of employment.
    • Possession of a SWANA (Solid Waste Association of North America) Recycling, Transfer station Program Manager and Manager of Landfill Operations Certificate.

    The full job description and District application can be found at MRWMD offers an excellent benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer. Veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    TO APPLY: Submit District application AND resume by email: or regular mail: MRWMD PO Box 1670, Marina, CA 93933. Application deadline: Open Until Filled.

  • 07 Apr 2016 3:56 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)

    Recyclist ( is a Truckee-based green startup that develops cloud-based solutions to help communities move towards zero waste. We are seeking a Sales Account Manager with a deep knowledge of the solid waste industry and a passion for sustainability. 

    You will be responsible for acquiring new customers and developing long-term relationships to ensure their success. Our customers are municipal solid waste managers, waste haulers, recycling organizations and waste consultants.


    • Identify and grow sales opportunities 

    • Build customer base by meeting with potential customers and educating them on the benefits of our products

    • Attain solid understanding of specific customer needs and communicate those clearly to the product team

    • Develop strong, long-lasting customer relationships

    • Contribute to development of marketing materials

    • Track sales activity with our CRM software


    • At least 3 years experience in the solid waste & recycling industry

    • Experience in a customer-facing role

    • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation skills

    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

    • Self-motivated and able to work independently

    • Ability to travel frequently within California


    • Sales, account management or other relevant experience

    • Understanding of CalRecycle regulations and other compliance requirements

    • Experience running public education & outreach campaigns

    • BA/BS degree or equivalent

    The position is open immediately. We are open to part-time or full-time candidates, but do require a commitment of at least 20 hours per week.

    We anticipate this will be a telecommuting/remote position, though we of course welcome applicants who can work from our office in Truckee. Candidates ideally are based in California due to the location of our customers and initial sales territory.

    Please send resume and cover letter to

  • 30 Mar 2016 3:57 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)

    Union City Recycles

    2016 Summer Internship

    (approximately three months) Salary: $18 hourly

    The Union City Recycles team is now accepting applications for its 2016 summer internship position. We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated candidates looking for a unique opportunity to learn about and support local waste diversion initiatives.

    This position will assist on a variety of projects and related tasks including: 1) conducting educational outreach to residents and businesses of new and existing programs or regulations; 2) updating outreach database of recycling information; 3) coordinating and staffing community events; 4) conducting waste audits, surveys, other data gathering; and 5) providing creative ideas to increase participation in solid waste reduction programs.

    A total of 20-25 hours per week of work is required. The hours of work can be flexible based on the student's school schedule, but will need to generally occur between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. The position may require some evening and Saturday event work. This position does not provide any benefits (e.g., medical, dental, sick leave, vacation).


    Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university or a college graduate within the past three years Education and/or work experience in the recycling/solid waste field
    • Ability to collect, compile and analyze technical data
    Excellent written and oral communication skills

    Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel computer applications • A valid California Driver's license


    If you are interested in this position, please submit: 1) City of Union City Employment Application; 2) detailed résumé; and 3) cover letter with a brief statement of why you are applying for this internship and how will it complement your career interests. Employment applications are available online at

    Submit by e-mail to or mail/drop-off:

    City Hall
    Attn: Union City Recycles 34009 Alvarado-Niles Road Union City, CA 94587

    Before an appointment may be made to the position, the person selected must provide proof of identify and authorization to work in the United States, according to the federal law. Reference checks may be conducted on finalists. Please note that a background check and fingerprinting will be required if you are selected for the position.

    This position will close on Friday, April 29, 2016. Please apply as soon as possible.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer 

  • 29 Mar 2016 9:52 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)


    Department of Human Resources 915 I Street, Historic City Hall Sacramento, CA 95814-2604

    INVITES APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF: Integrated Waste Planning Superintendent

    An Equal Opportunity Employer


    $45.02 - $59.07 Hourly $3,601.70 - $4,725.64 Biweekly Annually

    ISSUE DATE: 03/28/16
    Recruitment #001766-16-PW

    $93,644.30 - $122,866.64


    The Department of Public Works, Recycling and Solid Waste Division is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Integrated Waste Planning Superintendent. Key responsibilities involve compliance with relevant state and federal requirements related to air quality, groundwater, and gas recovery systems involved in post closure landfill activities. This position is also responsible for the supervision of staff engaged in solid waste long range planning, waste reduction, and landfill facility maintenance activities. This position operates with high autonomy as a member of a management team that provides professional and technical staff assistance to the Integrated Waste Division Manager.


    Under general direction, the Integrated Waste Planning Superintendent plans, coordinates, supervises, and reviews the technical support programs for the City's Integrated Waste Division; ensures appropriate actions are taken with respect to changing regulations related to solid waste collection, recycling, and compliance with relevant assembly bills and landfill issues; and provides professional and technical staff assistance to the Integrated Waste Division Manager.


    This is a single-position classification at a management-level in the Integrated Waste Division of the Public Works Department. This classification is distinguished from Integrated Waste Collections Superintendent in that the latter classification has responsibility for overall coordination and supervision for the Collections section of the Integrated Waste Division. The Integrated Waste Planning Superintendent is primarily responsible for identifying methods and procedures for accomplishing solid waste planning goals, while the Integrated Waste Division Manager has overall administrative oversight for the Integrated Waste Division of Public Works and assumes the lead role in administrative and operational activities.


    General direction is provided by the Integrated Waste Division Manager. Responsibilities include the direct and indirect supervision of lower-level personnel.


    • Supervises and manages the technical support programs for the City's Integrated Waste Division; manages the Division's source reduction and recycling programs; assists in budget preparation and administration, and monitors the use of budgeted funds; makes presentations to the public and other governmental organizations; and supervises and trains assigned staff directly or indirectly.

    • Provides professional and technical staff assistance to the Integrated Waste Division Manager; coordinates with Manager on program development and major policy issues; manages the Household Hazardous Waste program; coordinates consultant efforts associated with program and facility development; and conducts special technical research preparatory to written reports, or to identify methods and procedures for accomplishing program goals.

    • Establishes policies and procedures for the Division to ensure service delivery for collection of residential refuse, recycling, lawn and garden, street sweeping, and code enforcement; investigates illegal dumping and recyclables.

    • Prepares and reviews reports and regulatory documents related to solid waste collection, recycling, AB 939 compliance, and landfill issues; promotes reuse and recycling within the City to insure the City remains in compliance with the California Integrated Waste Act of 1989; ensures compliance with Federal, State, County, City, and other regulatory laws and regulations.

    • Serves as liaison with governmental and other agencies; coordinates solid waste activities with other City departments and divisions, and outside agencies; maintains cooperative working relation with other City departments; acts as the Division's lead planner in the development of programs for AB 939 compliance and disposal capacity.

    • Performs other or related duties as assigned.


      Knowledge of:

      • Federal, State, and local statutes, regulations, legislative, and regulatory processes, and programs related to solid waste generation, storage, collection, transfer, resource recovery, and disposal.

      • Waste disposal and resource recovery planning, education, and program and facility development and operations.

      • Current principles and practices in the fields of engineering, environmental science, planning, chemistry, toxicology, and public health as they relate to hazardous materials and waste management.

      • Program development, management, and evaluation; principles and practices of supervision and training.

      • CEQA, NEPA, and planning principles as they apply to solid waste planning.

      • Recent developments, current literature, and other information regarding solid waste

        engineering and operation.

        Skill in:

        • Use of computers, computer applications, and software.

        Ability to: 

        • Prepare and analyze complex statistical data, tables, and charts.

        • Communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

        • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

        • Interact with the media regarding solid waste programs.

        • Manage, plan, organize, and evaluate work of a professional, technical, and multi-

          disciplinary staff.


          Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:


          Five years of increasingly responsible experience in solid waste management including three years of administrative program or supervisory experience.


          A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in civil engineering, business administration, public administration, or a closely related field.

          Proof of Education:

          Proof of education such as college transcripts and/or degrees must be submitted to the City of Sacramento Employment Office in person, as an attachment(s) to the online application, or fax to (916) 808-8567 by the final filing deadline (5:00 pm, Friday, April 15, 2016). If submitting in person or via fax, please include your name and RECRUITMENT # 001766-16- PW on your documents.

          An applicant with a college degree obtained outside the United States must have their education records evaluated by a credentials evaluation service. This evaluation must be submitted before you will be considered for any positions.

          SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS Driver License:

          Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License at the time of appointment. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.


          1. Application: (Pass/Fail) – All applicants must complete and submit online a City of Sacramento employment application to the Employment Office by the final filing deadline (5:00 pm on Friday, April 15, 2016);

          • Employment applications must be submitted online; paper applications will not be accepted.

          • Employment applications will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified:

            • If applicants do not list current and past job-related experience in the "Work

              Experience" section. Note: Qualifying experience is based on 40 paid hours

              per week (pro-rated if less than 40 hours/week).

            • If "see resume" is noted in the "Work Experience" section; a resume will not substitute for the information required in the "Work Experience" section. Proof of required education and degree equivalency must be submitted online with your application, delivered in person, or sent to the Employment Office by fax or mail by the final filing deadline.

              2. Supplemental Questionnaire: (Pass/Fail) – In addition to the City of Sacramento employment application, all applicants must complete and submit online responses to the supplemental questionnaire to the City of Sacramento Employment Office by the final filing deadline (5:00 pm on Friday, April 15, 2016);

              • Responses to the supplemental questionnaire must be submitted online; paper questionnaire will not be accepted.

              • Incomplete supplemental questionnaires will not pass the review process; omitted information cannot be considered or assumed.

              • A resume will not substitute for the information required in the supplemental questionnaire.

              • Possession of the minimum qualifications is not necessarily a guarantee for further advancement in the selection process.

                3. Screening Committee: (Pass/Fail)– Human Resources will evaluate employment applications for the minimum qualifications stated on the job announcement.

                4. Conviction Questionnaire: Human Resources will notify candidates who met the minimum qualifications by email to complete and submit the "Conviction Questionnaire". The notification will provide each candidate with instructions on how to sign into his/her GovernmentJobs account and retrieve the "Conviction Questionnaire". Promptly follow the instructions and respond to the questionnaire by the deadline specified. Failure to complete this step by the deadline will result in your application not being forwarded to the hiring department for further consideration.

                5. Interview Process: Human Resources will forward qualified applications to the hiring department. Those determined to be the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in an interview process. A recommendation of the top candidate(s) resulting from this interview process will be forwarded to the Director of Public Works. The Director of Public Works will review the results, if necessary conduct additional interviews, and forward the recommendation to the City Manager's Office for final action.

                Integrated Waste Planning Superintendent Supplemental Questionnaire

                * 1. APPLICATION: I understand that the experience I list in the "Work Experience" section of the employment application will be used to determine if I meet the minimum qualifications as stated on the job announcement. A resume, responses to the supplemental questions, or employment history listed elsewhere in the application or attachments will not substitute for the information required in the "Work Experience" section of the employment application. Note: Qualifying experience is based on 40 paid hours per week (pro- rated if less than 40 hours/week).

                * 2. I understand that I must submit proof of education such as college transcripts, degrees and/or certifications to the City of Sacramento Employment Office by the final filing deadline (Friday, April 15, 2016). You may attach documents electronically, mail or deliver hard copies to the Employment Office, e-mail them to, or fax them with a cover sheet that contains your name, the exam or recruitment number and title, and number of documents being sent. The fax number is (916) 808-8567.

                *3. SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE: The answers to the questions below will be evaluated along with the information provided in your employment application. Therefore, your answers must be consistent with your employment application information (especially in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections), must be unambiguous, and must contain sufficient but concise detail and organization to facilitate the screening process. A resume will not be accepted in lieu of completing this Supplemental Questionnaire or in place of completing the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the employment application. Lack of clarity, incomplete or inconsistent information, and/or disorganized presentation will negatively affect your evaluation. I understand and agree to the above instructions.

                *4. Describe your experience with landfills.

                *5. Describe your experience with regulatory compliance and detail your successes in working with local, state or federal regulatory bodies.

                *6. Describe your planning experience, including specific work with California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as applicable.

                *7. Provide an example of a technical or regulatory policy that you were involved in developing and/or implementing.

                *8. Describe how you would approach the task of advising the City on the acquisition of a property with post closure landfill requirements.

                * Required Question 

  • 18 Mar 2016 2:47 PM | Lauren Meyer (Administrator)


           Invites your interest in the position of:

        Director of finance and administration

     $10,332.32 - $13,186.97 / Month (6 steps)

    Join our team of professionals who are committed to making a positive impact on the environment and experience a challenging and rewarding career!

    The Director of Finance and Administration, plans, directs, organizes, integrates, manages and provides oversight of operations and services of the Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Administration & Clerk of the Board functions of the District; provides oversight of IT services contract; serves as the District’s chief financial officer; directs and manages the development of short / long-term goals and objectives consistent with the Strategic Plan and annual business plan and ensures their effective execution; ensures all assigned operations and functions serve the needs of the District, while complying with applicable laws and regulations; provides highly responsible and complex administrative support to the General Manager; performs related duties as assigned.


    • Principles and practices of general fund and governmental accounting including financial statement preparation and methods of financial control and reporting; principles and practices of cost and fixed asset accounting; Internal control and audit principles and practices; GAAP, GASB and GFOA accounting standards and requirements;
    • Strong knowledge of public administration, including advanced proficiency in organizational development and budget preparation, financial administration and debt management; principles and practices of budgeting, purchasing and maintenance of public records;
    • Organization and functions of an elected board of directors; the Brown Act and other law and regulations governing the conduct of public meetings;
    • Research methods and analysis techniques;
    • Principles of information technologies and systems;
    • Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
    • Pertinent federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
    • Principles and practices of public or private personnel administration including methods and techniques used in labor relations, recruitment and selection, classification, salary and benefits administration.
    • Principles and practices of collective bargaining and labor contract administration.
    • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint) and budgeting software is required.

    SUMMARY OF EDUCATION, Training and Experience: 

    Education and Experience:

    A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in finance, accounting, public or business administration, or related field is required.  A master’s degree in finance, public or business administration, or a related field, is highly desirable.

    Eight years of broad and extensive experience in financial management or related experience including three years of management and administrative responsibility or broad and extensive work experience in a management or administrative position in a private or public agency responsible for solid waste management, recycling, or landfill operations.

    Required Licenses or Certifications: Possession of valid California driver’s license. Certification as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) is desirable.

    The full job description can be found along with the District application at  MRWMD offers an excellent benefits package and is an equal opportunity employer.  Veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    TO APPLY: Submit District application AND resume by email: or regular mail:  MRWMD PO Box 1670, Marina, CA  93933.  Application deadline:  Open Until Filled.

  • 08 Mar 2016 3:44 PM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)


    Gigantic Idea Studio Seeks Full-Time Project Manager

    About Gigantic Idea Studio

    Gigantic Idea Studio is the premier marketing company specializing in the promotion of environmental programs and behaviors. Most of our work is comprised of behavior change campaigns conducted on behalf of public agencies. We pride ourselves on the positive impact we have on the world and the quality of our work.

    About the Position

    Gigantic Idea Studio, Inc. is seeking a smart and capable team member, who is able to synchronize multiple parties and projects at once, track budgets, schedules, etc. Although the duties of the job primarily revolve around project management, because we are a small firm, we also need the new team member to have significant skill and experience in at least one of the following areas:

    • Marketing Strategy

    • Graphic Design

    • Writing/Editing

    • Media Relations/PR

    • Web Design and/or Programming

    Experience in an environmental field is a plus. This position is based in Oakland, CA. Salary is based on experience, and is competitive with project management positions in smaller creative agencies. We offer health care benefits and a Simple IRA retirement plan. We offer a supportive, non-hierarchical and flexible work environment.

    Duties will include:

    • Project management, sometimes serving as the primary contact for clients and providing overall oversight for a project, making sure our work meets clients’ goals;

    • Keeping projects on schedule and budget;

    • Generating estimates as needed;

    • Managing tasks from start to finish;

    • Executing project tasks as needed;

    • Identifying vendors and subcontractors as needed;

    • Assigning tasks to appropriate team members and subcontractors;

    • Interacting with clients, subcontractors, vendors;

    • Logging time and keeping accurate project records including hours, task descriptions, expenses, etc. using Workamajig project management software. (We will provide training.)

    • Creating monthly client invoices; and

    • Sharing administrative tasks with other team members as needed.

    Duties may also include:

    • Industry tracking: read publications, attend events, report back to team;

    • Developing concepts (individually & collaboratively/group brainstorm format);

    • Researching for clients & Gigantic Idea Studio (industry tracking);

    • Alliance Building;

    • Proposal writing; and

    • Contributing to GIS’ marketing and business development efforts.

    Desired Qualities of Applicant

    The successful candidate will be self-managing, proactive and have a positive attitude. S/he will have excellent client relations skills and flexibility in approach when necessary. Candidate must be fully fluent in English; a second language is a plus.

    How to Apply

    Please submit a cover letter, resume and a writing sample of 500-1,500 words, a design sample, or another example of your work that illustrates one or more of the skills above to Please no phone calls.


    For more information about Gigantic Idea Studio, go to


  • 17 Feb 2016 11:31 AM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)

    RECRUITMENT CLOSING DATE - Friday, March 4, 2016 at 4:00 PM

    SALARY - $6,856 - $8,205 / Month Recruitment #0607-16-02 

    YOU'RE INVITED TO APPLY: The Marin County Human Resources Department and the Marin County Department of Public Works are accepting applications for the position of Senior Planner.

    CURRENT VACANCY: Currently there is one full-time vacancy in the Waste Management Division. The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill the current vacancy and any future vacancies for open, fixed-term, full-time or part-time positions that may occur in this assignment while the list remains active. Eligible lists remain active for a minimum of six (6) months.

    THE POSITION: The Waste Management Division within the Department of Public Works provides a variety of waste related and resource management services to departments, other government agencies, the Marin County Hazardous and Solid Waste Management Joint Powers Authority, and the general public. The position performs difficult, technical and complex waste management tasks including maintenance of waste and resource tracking database, preparation of AB939 Quarterly and Annual Reports, maintenance of planning documents related to the Integrated Waste Management Plan, Zero Waste planning and strategy implementation, and preparation of grant proposals and execution of those programs. In addition, the position assists in development of an annual budget, organization and moderation of public meetings, tracking State legislation, and development of professional services contracts. The position also provides key support and backup to the Public Works Program Manager as needed. The general duties and minimum requirements of this position are described in the attached class specification. If you are interested in more specific information of the particular assignment and its duties and responsibilities, please contact Steve Devine, Public Works Program Manager, at extension 2711.

    THE IDEAL CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate demonstrates competency in the area of waste management planning, displays attention to detail and accuracy of work, and successfully works independently and as part of a team. The person maintains successful, collaborative working relationships and provides excellent customer service. The person has project management and time management skills to ensure the successful delivery of projects on schedule. In addition, the ideal candidate has excellent judgment, can successfully resolve complex issues, handle politically sensitive issues and projects, and maintain successful working relationships with governmental boards, commissions, agencies, city/town staff, and members of the general public.

    TENTATIVE EXAM SCHEDULE: Depending on the number of qualified applications received, the examination process may consist of a highly qualified review, supplemental application screening, online assessment, skill testing, written examination, practical performance, oral examination or any combination to determine which candidate’s names may be placed on the eligible list.



    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Any combination of education and experience that would provide the

    knowledge and skills listed. Typically, equivalent to graduation from college with a major in planning, geography, architecture, landscape architecture, biological sciences or closely related field and three years of professional land use related planning experience.

    Note: Additional graduate level courses in planning environmental quality planning or closely related field may substitute for up to one year of the experience requirement at the rate of three semester units for one month of experience.



    Obtain the necessary application materials for the desired position from the Marin County Human Resources Department at the address below. You may apply online, or application materials may be picked up in person or requested by phone.

    If you have questions regarding Equal Employment, please contact the Equal Employment Director, Roger Crawford, at (415) 473-2095. For questions regarding the position announcement or examination, contact the Marin County Human Resources Department. For a complete listing of all current opportunities, visit the County’s recruitment website, or call the Marin County 24-Hour Job Line. The Job Line is updated every Friday afternoon.

    3501 CIVIC CENTER DRIVE  ROOM 415  SAN RAFAEL, CA 94903-4189
    OFFICE PHONE (415) 473-610424-HOUR JOB LISTING (415) 473-7800
    FAX (415) 473-3669TTY (415) 473-5780

    The County of Marin has established career ladders which illustrate a progressive career path for employees. For more information go to: http://mine/mine/HR/main/docs/Career_Ladders_Cover_Memo.pdf

    Complete the application documents in full and submit your materials, including the DD-214 if applicable, no later than the final filing deadline date and time on the Job Announcement flyer. Be sure to indicate dates of employment, hours worked, and thoroughly describe your duties. Resumes are not acceptable as a substitute for any part of the standard or supplemental application form. Initial evaluation of your qualifications will be based solely on the application documents received by the County. Possession of the stated minimum qualifications does not guarantee advancement in the selection process. Application materials must be received no later than the recruitment closing date and time posted on the job announcement. Original documents mailed must be postmarked no later than the final deadline date. Faxed application documents will not be accepted.

    Make copies of any information you wish to keep; copies of submitted materials will not be returned. The Human Resources Department will not provide copies of submitted application materials to candidates. Submit your completed application materials to the Human Resources Department by 4:00 p.m. of the application closing date. If the recruitment is open and continuous, submit completed application materials as soon as possible. The filing period for an open and continuous recruitment may be closed at any time.


    All completed application documents will be reviewed. Based on the information provided in these documents, the most qualified applicants will be invited for further examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the examination may consist of an application screening, online assessment, written test, practical exam, oral interview or any combination of these.

    In compliance with the Immigration Reform Act of 1986, individuals offered employment by Marin County will be required to show the specified documentation as proof of authorization to work in the United States within three days of employment.


    Applicants may appeal a step in the examination or selection process by submitting a written appeal to the Human Resources Director within fourteen calendar days after the notice of results of a testing step has been mailed. The written statement must include the specific grounds and reasons upon which the complaint is based.


    Marin County is located north of San Francisco, just across the Golden Gate Bridge. Its Mediterranean climate makes it one of the most enjoyable regions in the country in which to live or work. Comprising a land area of 521 square miles, Marin has a wide variety of residential communities, modern shopping, and strong high tech and service industries. Marin’s beauty includes the picturesque waterfront and hillside homes of Sausalito and Tiburon, quaint main streets in Larkspur and San Anselmo, impressive lagoon and view homes in Belvedere, and ranches and horse trails in West Marin and Novato.

    Schools and universities in the Bay Area are excellent. Cultural events are outstanding and easily accessible. A dozen theater groups, symphonies, chorales, ballets, concerts, numerous galleries, shows and exhibits contribute to the rich cultural environment in the area. Sporting activities include power and sail boating in the ocean and bays, lagoons, and sheltered harbors with easy access to over 1,000 miles of inland waterways. Fishing is year-round for the avid angler. Surfing, water-skiing, kayaking, swimming, camping, sunning, and beachcombing are also popular activities. Marin County has hundreds of miles of woodland trails, forested mountains, and extensive coastline.

    The provisions of this job announcement do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this announcement may be modified or revoked without notice. Questions regarding this announcement may be directed to the Human Resources Department.

    Reasonable accommodation for people with disabilities may be requested by calling (415) 473-6104 (voice) or
    (415) 473-5780 (TTY) at least 72 hours in advance. Copies of documents are available in accessible formats upon request. 

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