CRRA Jobs Board

  • 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.

  • 29 Apr 2015 3:26 PM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)

    Integrated Waste General Manager Recruitment Plan

    Position Description:

    The City of Sacramento, Department of Public Works, is seeking an Integrated Waste General Manager to manager the Recycling and Solid Waste division. The Integrated Waste General Manager performs responsible and complex administrative and management duties over a major division in the Public Works Department; plans, coordinates, directs and reviews the activities of the Recycling and Solid Waste Division; develops division policies, procedures goals and objectives; maintains liaison and coordinates projects; and provides professional and technical staff assistance to the Director of Public Works.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Develops and implements division goals, objectives, policies, and priorities; supervises and participates in planning studies to identify solid waste requirements; provides professional and technical staff assistance to the Director of Public Works; and participates in long range planning of activities and programs related to solid waste management; and supervises and participates in the preparation and administration of the division budget.
    • Directs, coordinates, and reviews waste collection and disposal, the collection of residential refuse, recycling, lawn and garden waste; street sweeping, and code enforcement; coordinates with external organizations on the delivery of services to assist the City with the enforcement of orderly and legal pick-up of refuse.
    • Selects, supervises, and evaluates supervisory, professional and technical subordinates; trains and coaches staff on methods, procedures, equipment, and technology.
    • Maintains liaison and coordinates projects with Federal and State agencies in matters related to solid waste; serves as staff to the City Council and various committees on solid waste matters; and coordinates Divisional activities with other City departments, divisions, sections, and outside agencies; maintains cooperative working relations.
    • Responds to difficult citizen inquiries and complaints; represents the City at a variety of meetings; directs the long-range fiscal, facility, and equipment needs of the Division; and prepares and directs the preparation of periodic project status reports to address needs assessments and program development; prepares a variety of reports, correspondence

    and studies.

    Recruitment Period:  April 27, 2015 – May 22, 2015

    Annual Salary:  $87,096 - $130,632

    To Apply:


  • 21 Apr 2015 1:09 PM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)

    HF&H has an opportunity for a consultant to help clients define and successfully address their needs as well as effectively manage staff.  The ideal candidate has experience managing client relationships, planning, quantitative and financial problem solving, effective communication, and engagement management.

    The successful candidate will be comfortable as part of a team; including leadership on some engagements while providing support to others.  Engagements include strategic planning, defining program requirements, preparing financial projections, competitively procuring services, preparing cost-of-service and rate studies, and providing contract management support.

    Please visit for the full position description.

    If you are interested in this career opportunity, please submit your cover letter and resume to by May 30, 2015. Please, no telephone calls or recruiters.

  • 30 Mar 2015 4:35 PM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)

    For Complete Announcement and Details, click here.

    9922 Environmental Associate 
    Residential and Special Projects Zero Waste Associate  

    Appointment Type: Permanent-Exempt: serves at the pleasure of the appointing officer and for a period of one year.  A second year may be possible contingent upon City budget conditions and demonstrated competence and professionalism in the first year of employment.  This applicant pool will be used to fill any vacancies that may occur for this job in the next six months.

    Department Background: The mission of the City and County of San Francisco Department of the Environment (SF Environment) is to improve, enhance, and preserve the environment, and to promote San Francisco’s long-term environmental well-being. SF Environment includes Zero Waste, Toxics Reduction and Integrated Pest Management, Environmental Justice, Clean Air Transportation, Climate Change, Energy, Green Building, and Public Information Programs. The Zero Waste Program promotes and coordinates source reduction, reuse, recycling and composting to achieve San Francisco’s zero waste goal.

    Position Description: The Associate will assist the Residential and Special Project Zero Waste Coordinator and the Assistant Coordinator in performing professional level work implementing the Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance in the multi-family and single family residential sectors. The Residential and Special Projects Zero Waste Associate will report directly to the Residential and Special Projects Zero Waste Assistant Coordinator. Responsibilities include:

    ·         Implementing, coordinating, monitoring and improving waste prevention and zero waste programs in the residential sector;

    ·         Working with refuse service providers, apartment building residents, managers and owners, nonprofit organizations and community groups;

    ·         Presenting information to the public, and responding to inquiries and complaints from the public;

    ·         Conducting on-site waste assessments of apartments to assist property managers in implementing composting, increasing recycling and reducing landfill;

    ·         Train and monitor event producers and venues to be compliant with the Mandatory Recycling and Composting Ordinance and other zero waste requirements;

    ·         Developing and disseminating program outreach including maintaining web information and material directories;

    ·         Administrative support for the Zero Waste Grant Program;

    ·         Researching, analyzing, preparing reports, and responding to surveys and other requests;

    ·         Studying, monitoring and assisting with policy initiatives; and

    ·         Providing administrative support and performing other tasks as requested or required by the program.

  • 25 Mar 2015 8:09 AM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)
    Seattle Public Utilities – a department of the City of Seattle -  is hiring a Solid Waste Outreach Coordinator. The position is the City of Seattle’s lead for recycling and composting customer outreach and assistance. Be part of a progressive, nationally recognized recycling program in beautiful and cosmopolitan Seattle!
    The position is listed at . This link goes to the entire City of Seattle job opening list which is in alphabetical order. Scroll down to the third page to see the Solid Waste Outreach Coordinator.
    Questions can be directed to:
    Hans Van Dusen
    Solid Waste Contracts Manager
    Seattle Public Utilities

  • 19 Mar 2015 10:13 AM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)
    00879 Environmental Services Specialist I_II Announcement.pdf

    Under supervision of the Environmental Services Manager, implement, coordinate, and monitor solid waste management programs; provide technical assistance to residential and business customers and City departments on developing solid waste management programs; research and design new methods of solid waste collection and processing; represent the Division to regional bodies and organizations; research, design, implement and monitor residential and business foodscraps recovery and composting programs; participate in evaluation and implementation of Resource Recovery facilities and technologies for the Santa Barbara region; prepare RFP’s and specifications; prepare agreements; administer contracts; process payments, change orders, and respond to claims and disputes; manage the City’s closed landfill to ensure legal compliance; evaluate development plans to ensure that proposals accommodate adequate and appropriate waste and diversion services and that enclosures comply with the Municipal Code; assist with solid waste collection contract oversight and administration; conduct rate studies, rate reviews and billing system analyses; perform modeling of complex trash rates, including revenue generation, impacts on customers, and alternate scenarios; and, ensure that customer rates for solid waste services are accurately billed by the City’s utility billing system.

    For complete details, see attached.

  • 09 Mar 2015 11:55 AM | Anonymous


    The City of Oakland is recruiting to fill the Solid Waste/Recycling Program Supervisor position in the Environmental Services Division within the Oakland Public Works Department. Under direction, the incumbent coordinates the City’s Solid Waste and Recycling programs; manages solid waste and recycling franchises and contracts; promotes recycling and solid waste programs; supervises assigned staff; and performs related duties as assigned.

    Closes: Fri. 03/20/15 11:59 PM Pacific Time

    Click here for link to job posting.

    Becky Dowdakin

    Environmental Services Manager

    City of Oakland  |  Oakland Public Works Department  |  APWA Accredited Agency

    250 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Ste. 5301  |  Oakland, CA  94612

    (510) 238-6981  |  (510) 238-7286 Fax


    Report A Problem  |  Public Works Call Center  | (510) 615-5566  |  Mobile app: SeeClickFix


  • 06 Mar 2015 4:33 PM | Despina Kreatsoulas (Administrator)


    Site / Location: Pitchess Detention Center, Castaic, CA

    Work Schedule: Full-time, 32.5 hours per week, Monday-Friday from 8am to 3pm, 251 teacher workdays per year

    Reports to: Assistant Director of Career Technical Education

    Salary: Based on Salary Schedule according to experience and education


    Through the use of Social and Restorative Justice Principals, Five Keys provides traditionally underserved communities the opportunity to restart their education with a focus on the Five Keys: EDUCATION, EMPLOYMENT, RECOVERY, FAMILY, AND COMMUNITY.


    Originally established by the SF Sheriff’s Department (2003) as the first charter school in the nation to operate inside of a county jail, today Five Keys is a charter management (non-profit) corporation that operates three public charter schools within the Sheriff's Department, the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, and 26 community satellite campuses in partnership with the reentry and workforce development community in SF and LA.

    Additionally, through contracts with the San Francisco Mayor's office of Economic and Workforce Development, Five Keys coordinates the education needs of the SF Workforce Development community. Through a contract with the Los Angeles Sheriff's Dept. Five Keys provides all the career technical educational and life skills programs for inmates in the LA county jails.


    Instructs students in the area of recycling management/materials recovery. Instructor will be in charge of a Recycling/Materials Recovery Facility and management of student/inmate workers.


    • Facilitate the Recycling/Materials Recovery course
    • Create and maintain an engaging learning environment
    • Communicate with Students/Coworkers/Custody Staff in a Clear, Effective & Respectful manner
    • Research and develop materials necessary to develop/supplement program curriculum as needed
    • Evaluate student progress based on learning objectives/outcomes
    • Complies with required recordkeeping.
    • Abide by Five Keys and Sheriff’s Department policies and procedures
    • Other duties as assigned

    Experience and Skills:


    • Preliminary Full-Time Designated Subjects CTE Teaching Credential OR Full-Time Designated Subjects CTE Credential in the subject matter being taught, OR proper industry certifications AND willingness and ability to obtain CTE Teaching Credential as soon as possible.
    • At least 5 years of experience in a related field
    • Must pass Sheriff's Department background check
    • Understanding of and commitment to restorative justice
    • Awareness of how best to serve the unique Five Keys student population
    • Understanding of the importance of education in lowering the rate of recidivism
    • Knowledge of how to educate students who have been determined to be ": At Risk"
    • Knowledge of and proficiency in effective methodology and techniques used to instill confidence and self-respect in adult students
    • Knowledge of general learning theories and curriculum development
    • Computer skills--Computers used for tracking attendance, grades, etc.
    • Able and willing to work in a secure, contained correctional environment
    • A team player with experience working in a collaborative environment
    • Professional manner and appearance
    • Possesses conflict resolution skills
    • Is patient and caring
    • Uses good organizational skills to meet the needs of his/her class
    • Is open to innovative approaches to meeting educational goals
    • Promotes and supports multiculturalism
    • Is capable of working with classroom groups of varying size
    • Is adaptable and flexible
    • Possesses an ability to work in a correctional environment
    • Able to hold students accountable for pro-social behavior and a willingness to take corrective measures to that end

    Physical Requirements

    • Moderate to extensive degree of physical and emotional stamina
    • Ability to be instruct for 2 ½ -3 hours without a break
    • Frequent and prolonged standing, walking and sitting
    • Ability to seek assistance with students in emergency situations
    • Frequent and prolonged talking and hearing conversations
    • Ability to follow oral directions in emergency situations
    • Frequently lifting or carrying chairs, desks or tables, course-related equipment/supplies up to 25 pounds, as needed for the classroom
    • Frequently using arms and hands write on chalkboards or flip charts

    Work Environment

    • Contained and secure
    • Moderate noise level
    • Some personal risk associated with working in a corrections environment

    Job Benefits:

    Salary based on education and experience according to salary schedule. Excellent benefit package. 

    Please apply online at:

  • 13 Jan 2015 10:41 AM | Anonymous
    The City of Oakland is currently recruiting to fill a Program Analyst I (Selective Certification - Solid Waste and Recycling) in the Environmental Services within the Oakland Public Works Department. Under direct supervision, the candidate selected will support Solid Waste and Recycling Programs, including collection services to residential and business customers in Oakland; assist in program planning, research, analysis and development; draft grant proposals and reports; assist in the implementation of programs; provide assistance to community organizations, district boards and citizen advisory bodies; and perform related duties as assigned. Selective Certification (Solid Waste & Recycling) This position is being announced in accordance with Section 5.03 of the Civil Service Rules. The eligibility list generated from this announcement will be used to fill the current specialized position in the Environmental Services within Oakland Public Works Department.

    Click Here for a link to the full job posting including salary and benefits detail

    Click here for link to job posting.

  • 13 Jan 2015 10:39 AM | Anonymous

    The Energy Council is hiring an intermittent position at the Program Manager 1 level to support the implementation of current programs and development of new funding proposals. This position will work on externally funded projects, including the existing regional multifamily program, innovative financing, and pilot programs in Alameda County. Priority areas for additional funding include water-energy nexus, municipal building operations, and integrated services for small and medium sized businesses.

    Application Procedure

    Please submit a resume and the attached Application for Employment by email to: jobs@stopwaste.orgwith the Subject line: "EC Program Manager I position"

    Applications will be accepted until 5 PM on Monday, February 9, 2015.

    Content Title: 
    Hourly Intermittent: Energy Council Program Manager I
    Up to $45/hr.; no benefits except FICA
    Final Application Filing Date: 
    Monday, February 9, 2015 - 5:00pm
    Hourly Intermittent: Energy Council Program Manager I
    1537 Webster St
    OaklandCA 94612
    United States
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