CRRA Jobs Board

  • 30 Jul 2015 3:28 PM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)

    Castro Valley Sanitary District

    Is pleased to announce an employment opportunity for


    $16.00/Hour, No Benefits

    Temporary position through June 30, 2016

    Filing Deadline: Monday, August 3, 2015, 2:00 p.m.

    The Position:

    Do you want to work at an award winning sanitary district. Come and join our dynamic team at Castro Valley Sanitary District (CVSan). CVSan was recently awarded the California Water Environment Association’s Wastewater Collection System of the year for the San Francisco Bay Area. CVSan is a public wastewater and solid waste utility located in Castro Valley with 22 employees motivated by a strong environmental ethic. CVSan is seeking a Solid Waste Program Intern. Receiving direction from the Solid Waste staff, the Intern will be assigned to assist with Environmental Education, Used Motor Oil Recycling, Event Assistance and other Department programs as assigned. Position may not extend beyond June 30, 2016.


    • Some knowledge or interest in the recycling industry and/or wastewater treatment process a plus.
    • Basic computer proficiency, including familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet and presentation applications.
    • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully in oral and written forms.
    • Possess a valid California Class C driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.
    • Will be required to go through Live Scan Fingerprinting process.

    Desirable Qualifications:

    • Ability to comfortably and independently provide community outreach at public events and in business settings.


    Salary: $16.00 per hour, 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (one hour lunch), Monday through Friday, with occasional evening or weekend special events. 40 hours per week through June 30, 2016.

    To Apply:

    Castro Valley Sanitary District is a local public agency organized under the Health and Safety Code of the State of California. Applications are available online at, “Employment Opportunities”. Application and supplemental questions must be fully completed and submitted to Castro Valley Sanitary District, 21040 Marshall Street, Castro Valley, CA 94546. Resumes may accompany the application; however, a resume will not take the place of an application form. Applications are now being accepted through Monday, August 3, 2015, at 2:00 p.m.

    SWPI Supplemental Questions_2015-06-29 docx.pdf

    -An Equal Opportunity Employer-

  • 16 Jul 2015 8:45 AM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)

    Account Representative – Construction/Commercial Waste and Recycling Services, San Jose and Bay Area

    Job Title:              Account Representative

    Location:              San Jose, CA 95112

    Position Type:   Full-time

    Position Summary:

    The Account Representative is responsible for identifying leads, proactively prospecting and selling new, profitable construction and commercial debris box collection and recycling services.


    • ·         Service existing accounts, establish new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing and potential new sales outlets
    • ·         Prepare presentations, proposals and sales contracts
    • ·         Be able to explain product and service capabilities
    • ·         Contribute information to market strategy by monitoring competitive products and reactions from accounts
    • ·         Prepare action plans and schedules to identify specific targets and to project the number of contacts to be made weekly
    • ·         Follow up on new leads and referrals resulting from field activities
    • ·         Identify marketing potential by qualifying accounts
    • ·         Learn and maintain knowledge of company data base
    • ·         Utilize social gatherings to promote and increase company goals

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • ·         Excellent customer service, able to meet sales goals, closing skills, prospecting skills, negotiations, self-motivated, presentation skills and client relationships
    • ·         Strong knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
    • ·         Knowledgeable of the construction/commercial waste and recycling industry is preferred
    • ·         Excellent communication skills (Internal/External, Verbal)
    • ·         LEED accreditations a bonus

    GW Debris Services is a solid waste and recycling company that specializes in collecting and processing of construction and demolition debris. As a leader in the recycling of construction and demolition materials, GW Debris Services aims to provide excellent customer service and favorable services.

    Compensation includes base salary, plus commission.

    Please email cover letter and resume to:

  • 07 Jul 2015 8:35 AM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)

    HF&H Consultants, LLC is seeking full-time professionals to join our consulting practice in both our Irvine and Walnut Creek, California offices.

    HF&H provides solid waste and recycling, water, and wastewater consulting services exclusively to public agencies.  Our services include planning, performance reviews, competitive procurements, negotiations, contract management, financial and compliance auditing, rate and fee studies, and litigation support.   Please refer to our website for a further description of our firm.

    Position Summary:

    The successful candidate will work under the direction of a project manager in a team atmosphere successfully completing engagements for our municipal clients related to their management of environmental programs.  The Assistant/Associate will participate in quantitative and financial problem solving through the performance of data collection, review and analysis tasks as well as preparing written descriptions of work performed and findings. 

    Position Qualifications:

    • Minimum of B.S. Degree in accounting, finance, engineering, public administration, environmental studies or related field of study
    • Professional work experience particularly with solid waste/recycling activities is a plus
    • Professional certification or progress toward such certification is a plus
    • Proficient in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
    • Experience successfully  completing tasks and meeting deadlines within established expectations
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Valid driver’s license
    • Able to work in the assigned office  a minimum of 5 days per week 8 hours per day plus occasional travel and evening meetings
    • Legally eligible for employment in the United States

    HF&H Consultants, LLC offers an attractive salary ($45,000 - $60,000 DOQ) plus bonus, 401(k), profit sharing, vacation and sick leave, medical and dental, disability insurance.

    If you are interested in a career with HF&H, please respond to not later than July 31st by email with your cover letter and resume, including salary requirements.

  • 24 Jun 2015 9:07 AM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)

    Associate I or II (One Position available) (oakland downtown)

    compensation: $20-25hr (No fringe benefits except FICA and sick leave)

    StopWaste seeks to hire an Associate I or II to assist with Data Management/Customer Service/Project Support. This intermittent position will assist with routine duties across several projects including Mandatory Recycling Ordinance Implementation, Disposal Reporting, Household Hazardous Waste Facilities and Benchmark Report Distribution. For more details on job description, salary, and how to apply please visit:

    Deadline for application submission is July 10, 2015

  • 22 Jun 2015 1:39 PM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)


    South Bayside Waste Management Authority is recruiting:


    (Position Open Until Filled)

    click here for the job announcement and details:

    ROSM Job Announcement 062615_final.pdf

  • 22 Jun 2015 8:09 AM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)

    Staff Engineer

    SCS Engineers is an employee-owned environmental consulting firm, recognized as a world leader in solid waste management, solid waste engineering, environmental services and site remediation. The firm was founded in 1970 and employs over 750+ professional and support staff located in over 65 offices nationwide.

    Job Summary/Description

    This position will be to support the Sustainable Materials Management Practice in California and elsewhere as needed.  The position will be based in Pasadena, California.  Initially the qualified individual will be expected to provide support to the existing sustainable materials management business practice, consisting of zero waste and solid waste management plan preparation, rate modeling, business waste reduction and recycling technical assistance, Used Oil Program assistance, disposal reporting review and monitoring, general research and report writing.  As new work develops the selected individual will then be required to manage and maintain contact with clients, and manage the schedule and work product performed consistent within SCS’s quality control standards.

    Work may include both field activities, such as meetings on technical related issues with the client and/or other SCS supervising engineering staff, oversight of field activities, performing site visits, and conducting waste characterization studies, etc., as well as office activities, including conducting research, preparing reports and proposals as needed. Occasional travel may be required; however most of the initial effort will be in the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

    Job Qualifications

    Working knowledge and demonstrated consulting experience specific to the solid waste industry, including recycling, organics, and zero waste.  Experience dealing with regulatory agencies such as CalRecycle, Local Enforcement Agencies, Depts. Of Public Works, and knowledge of the State’s solid waste laws and permit process is a plus.

    Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a requirement.

    Job Qualifications/Competencies/Experience

    0-3 years of experience needed

    Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Engineering, or other related field.

    Strong Communication skills, written and verbal

    Technical Experience- MS Office software and other computer software normally used in environmental consulting.  Advanced expertise using Excel is desired.

    Industry Experience in Solid Waste preferred

    SCS Engineers offers excellent opportunities for career advancement and a competitive compensation package, including: medical, dental, vision, 401K, ESOP, paid holidays and paid vacations.

    This position is subject to a pre-employment background check, driving record check and drug test based on SCS Engineers workplace policy. 

    SCS Engineers is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/F/D/V

  • 18 May 2015 2:14 PM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)

    Student INTERNSHIP (unpaid)

    Hours: Flexible
    Hours are designed to accommodate student enrollment; Monday – Friday, and Saturday Special Events.

    Non-Paid Position
    Student Can received college credit/units based upon total hours, per their college program.

    Travel Reimbursement included.

    • 1)      Work with WM PSS team to respond to municipal events and outreach requests in an effort to promote contract related events and other environmentally related events required by the Jurisdictions in the Orange County service area.
    • 2)      Maintain and update database which includes but is not limited to: tracking events, incoming requests and contributions, etc...
    • 3)     Conduct data mining assignments as requested.
    • 4)     Research and call OC cities to determine services and contract information. Build excel file to contain results of inquiry.
    • 5)     Draft articles on waste prevention and  zero waste strategies for city newsletters and website.
    • 6)     Handle a variety of organizational tasks including premium and outreach supply management.
    • 7)     Assist at the Irvine Farmers Market on a weekly basis to help them recover food waste at the end of the day and educate during the day. Subject to City approval.
    • 8)     Other duties, as assigned.

    Contact: Deborah Orrill
    Waste Management of Orange County

  • 13 May 2015 2:10 PM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)

    Resource Conservation Specialist I/II position for the County of San Mateo (see attachment)

    Final Closing Date will be NOON on May 18, 2015.

    Resource Conservation Specialists I/II, under the direction of a Resource Conservation Programs Manager, are responsible for carrying out a variety of resource conservation projects and activities in one or more specific program areas of solid waste (Source Reduction, Reuse, Recycling, Rot-Composting, Planning), energy, water or climate action. Projects and activities may include, but are not limited to: 

    • Developing and writing outreach materials and/or website information to promote resource conservation programs, the 4 R's (Source Reduction, Reuse, Recycling, Rot- Composting), energy efficiency, water conservation or greenhouse gas emission reductions.
    • Responding to inquiries and providing information to the public via phone, email, at information counters or events.
    • Organizing events, open houses, tours and workshops.
    • Enlisting and training volunteers, coordinating volunteer or temporary staff.
    • Providing presentations to city staff or councils, community groups, schools and businesses.
    • Conducting analyses and evaluation of existing recycling and resource conservation programs at city and county facilities, schools, businesses and in the unincorporated areas to increase waste diversion and/or resource conservation.
    • Researching, investigating, analyzing and writing reports.
    • Representing RecycleWorks on related committees and groups as needed. Working with staff from other cities, county departments, agencies, Joint Power Authorities, utility companies, congestion management associations or NGOs. Supporting AB 939 diversion programs and other RecycleWorks programs. Providing contract management and staff support for assigned section.

    The ideal candidate will possess the knowledge, skills and abilities listed under Qualifications and two years of experience in developing, implementing, promoting and evaluating solid waste and/or other resources conservation programs (i.e.: energy, water, air quality). In addition, the ideal candidate will be: 

    • Experienced in providing public information and outreach, event management, writing outreach pieces for a program, and/or public/press relations.
    • A leader who can supervise temporary, contract and/or volunteer staff on a project basis.
    • Capable of training, teaching, public speaking, facilitating collaborative groups, team-building and assisting the public.
    • Technologically savvy and comfortable corresponding via email, social media, creating documents, and updating/managing website contents.
    • An engaging communicator who can make effective presentations and prepare clear, concise and accurately written studies, proposals and reports.
    The eligible list generated as a result of this recruitment may be used to fill future regular, limited term, temporary and/or extra help vacancies. Limited term positions are designated for a specific and limited time period depending on the assignment.  Benefits package for term positions are similar to regular positions EXCEPT for retirement.  Term employees receive a 401A retirement package and are not eligible for retiree health benefits or a defined benefit pension.

    IMPORTANT: This position may require night and weekend shifts.  

  • 13 May 2015 1:38 PM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)


    Public Works Department
    Environmental Services Division

    An Environmental Career Opportunity



    The City of Livermore is seeking a 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 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 $14 to $15 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.


  • 11 May 2015 8:20 AM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)

    The City of Burbank, a thriving community in southern California’s world-class media center, is a great place to live and an even better place to work. We have an outstanding opportunity available for an experienced professional to develop, implement and monitor the City’s recycling program; and perform related work as required.

    In this challenging position, you will coordinate multi-family and residential family recycling programs; perform research and evaluation for municipal recycling and environmental issues; 
    plan, develop and implement private and public sector recycling projects; conduct grant fund research and prepare applications; develop and present community awareness programs to 
    ndividuals, schools, businesses, and community groups; maintain and report program statistics; handle citizen complaints and inquiries; work with contractors to insure compliance with terms and conditions of contracts; prepare bids and agreements for recycling services; conduct waste audits; and occasionally drive on City business.

    Requires any combination of education and/or experience that has provided the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary for acceptable job performance as determined by the City. Example combination includes, but is not limited to, graduation from an accredited four-year college with major work in business administration, public administration, environmental studies, or a closely related field, and one year of experience in the administration, development, or implementation of a municipal recycling program, six months of which shall be related to recycling. A valid California Class “B” driver’s license or equivalent is also required.

    Selected candidate will also possess knowledge of the goals of a municipal recycling program; laws, ordinances and practices affecting recycling programs. The ability to prepare statistical reports and communicate effectively both orally and in writing; and establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, contractors, community groups, fellow employees, and the public is also needed. 
    We offer a starting salary of $5,368 to $7,058 per month plus superb benefits including City-contributed retirement plan, cafeteria-style health benefits, and tuition reimbursement. 

    Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a City of Burbank application. Please apply online at If you have a disability and need an accommodation with submitting your employment application online, please contact Human Resources at (818) 238-5021. Completed application must be submitted NO LATER THAN 5:00 p.m., 

    Friday, May 29, 2015. The City of Burbank is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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

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