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Maintenance Shop Technician Position with Republic Services

Republic Services is a leader in Environmental Services, partnering with customers to create a more sustainable world.

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Recycling Maintenance Supervisor with Republic Services

Republic Services is a leader in Environmental Services, partnering with customers to create a more sustainable world.

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TWO Grant Specialists positions on CDPHE's Waste Diversion team

The Waste Diversion Unit in Colorado helps fund projects that reduce waste and boost the state's economy by overseeing contract monitoring and administration of all waste diversion grants. They support practices that protect the environment, create jobs, and improve public health. The areas of focus for the unit include funding projects, technical assistance, collaboration, and partnerships. The unit makes sure the waste diversion grant programs are running well and are in line with other department initiatives.

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US Composting Council Young Professionals Mentorship Program

The US Composting Council Young Professionals Mentorship Program is an annual initiative designed to connect aspiring professionals with seasoned experts in the composting industry. 

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Sustainability and Waste Diversion Analyst opening at Denver International Airport

DEN is looking for a sustainability professional who is excited at the prospect of supporting and improving our diverse and complex waste reduction and diversion programs. The successful candidate will be ready and able to get their “boots on the ground” at one of the busiest airports in the world with the ambitious goal of becoming the most sustainable airport in the world. 

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Recycling Operations Manager

As a Recycling Manager at the City of Fort Collins Streets Department, your primary responsibility will be to manage the Timberline Recycling Center and Hoffman Mill Crushing Facility.

The Timberline Recycling Center is a public recyclable drop-off center owned by the City of Fort Collins. It includes the unstaffed Everyday Recyclables Yard and staffed Hard-to-Recycle Materials Yard. Hoffman Mill is a crushing facility that processes concrete and asphalt aggregate, dirt and also conducts composting operations. This crew also maintains alleys, road shoulders, and coordinates mowing efforts. 

Onsite staffing and hauling at the Timberline Recycling Center are currently provided by a contractor, but transition is underway for the City to provide these services within the next year. Given that transition, this is a new position within the City, and will start off supporting and helping manage the in-house transition. 

The Manager position is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Timberline Recycling Center and Hoffman Mill. This includes managing employees, volunteers, contractors, and some hands-on work. In addition to managing the day-to-day, this position manages the site budgets, engages in mid and long-term planning, tracks materials collected at the site, and engages in overall site management. It requires on-site work year-round as well as computer-based work. 

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Analyst Position Opening with RRS

RRS is seeking applications for a Full Time Analyst to work collaboratively with staff consultants and engineers on a variety of projects including zero waste planning, collection system management, data entry, and program best practices. Projects may include:

  • feasibility studies;
  • waste minimization plans; 
  • waste characterization and waste reduction studies; 
  • economic, technical and/or risk analysis; 
  • stakeholder engagement processes; 
  • resource management consulting services to provide guidance in support of resource-related data collection; 
  • policy analysis and/or risk analysis; and 
  • planning and support for the development, planning, facilitation, coordination, and documentation of and/or for waste reduction, circularity, or zero waste initiatives. 
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44 of 65 GBC reopens search for next Executive Director

Good Business Colorado is partnering with Diverse Talent to reopen their search for GBC’s next Executive Director. You can see the job listing here with more information about the role and how to apply. Please share this opportunity with your network and anyone you think would be a good fit!

Sustainability Internship at Walking Mountains

Sustainability Interns gain new skills in environmental sustainability while providing education and outreach in the Eagle Valley community. Interns will learn hands-on skills in fostering sustainable behaviors while also gaining valuable experience in how mountain communities, governments, and businesses are taking action and monitoring their environmental impacts.

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Zero Waste Program Manager position with Boulder County

Boulder County Public Works Department is seeking to hire a Zero Waste Program Manager.  A main objective for Boulder County is to reach Zero Waste, or darn near, by 2025. We are looking for an experienced individual to take the lead as a Zero Waste Program Manager. In this role, the Program Manager will direct activities and oversee the Public Works Resource Conservation Divisions programs related to sustainability, including composting, recycling, and zero waste. 

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Federal Job Openings: Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) Hiring

Find Bipartisan Infrastructure Law positions at USAJOBS – BIL Jobs. There are 138 jobs openings as of 11/3/2023. Federal work: 

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City of Pueblo looking for RecycleWorks Partners for Recyclable Materials

The City of Pueblo opened the City's RecycleWorks in 2018 as a free recycling drop-off location for area residents.  Currently the recycle center accepts cardboard, newspaper, mixed papers, glass, metal, plastic, and other related recyclable materials.  Other recyclable materials are accepted for a minimal fee.

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Seeking Director of Operations for Wompost, a compost hauler

Wompost, which stands for Woman-Owned Composting, is a for-profit social enterprise. It is the only compost collection and delivery service based in Aurora, Colorado and services surrounding areas. Wompost provides a simple way to recycle biodegradable waste into compost. Just like curbside trash pickup, they collect food scraps, BPI certified compostable products, and yard waste from customers’ homes and businesses and bring back finished compost soil. They also provide easy and affordable drop-off sites throughout their service area and sell compost soil in bulk.

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Opening with Boulder County for the Hazardous Materials Specialist Position

This is a full-time (32 hours), benefited position with Boulder County. Work hours will be Tuesday, from 7:30am - 3:00pm, and Wednesday through Saturday, from 7:45am - 4:15pm. The Hazardous Materials Specialist will work out of 1901 63rd St., Boulder, Colorado. Under FLSA guidelines, this position is non-exempt (eligible for overtime). New employees receive an 80-hour bank of vacation at the time of hire, in addition to 8 hours of both vacation and medical leave accruals each month.
Hiring Salary Range:  $42,566.00 - $51,979.00 Annually 

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THREE Position Openings with High Country Conservation

The High Country Conservation Center (HC3) is a community non-profit organization that promotes resource conservation in Summit County, Colorado. Our vision is to create a healthy planet through local action. Programs include recycling and composting, climate action, energy and water conservation, and sustainable food production. HC3 engages residents, visitors and businesses in protecting our local environment.

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Diversion Designers seeking a Bilingual Sustainability Professional For Denver Reusable Pilot Program

Position: Spanish Speaking Restaurant Advisor
Project Name: City of Denver Transition to Reusable Service Ware
Project Dates: 10/10-4/30
Hourly Rate: $40/hour
Hour Allotment: 120-230 hours in total

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Air Quality & Climate Sustainability Administrator Position with the Denver International Airport

Denver International Airport (DEN) is the third-busiest airport in the United States and one of the top ten busiest airports in the world, connecting our community globally through flight and business. DEN is the primary economic engine for the state of Colorado, generating more than $33 billion for the region annually and employing nearly 30,000 people. At DEN, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace. We celebrate individuality and uplift all races, ethnicities, gender identities, national origins, ages, abilities, religion, and LGBTQIA+ communities. We know that our diversity makes us stronger, and we strive to keep diversity, equity and inclusion at the center of all that we do.

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Organics Waste Diversion Study RFP

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment is seeking proposals for a study on the organics waste diversion in Colorado.  The purpose of the this study is to evaluate policies and strategies to increase organics waste diversion, create actionable parameters for organic waste diversion infrastructure development, and outline options for future policies to increase organic waste diversion. For more information regarding this RFP, please see the information below.

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Open positions available on the Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission

The Solid and Hazardous Waste Commission has open positions for members representing the regulated industry and government/academia.  Information about the commission is available on our website:

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Apply for the Circular Economy Administrator role with the City & County of Denver

Climate disruption is here. It is past time for Denver to aim for zero waste citywide, build a circular economy, and implement the policies and programs envisioned in the Sustainable Resource Management Plan.  CASR is seeking a Circular Economy Administrator to help lead the environmental policy work of the Zero Waste and Circular Economy team. The Circular Economy Administrator will oversee the analysis, development, and implementation of policies that support waste reduction, reuse and repair, recycling and composting, and circularity.

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