Solid Waste Planner/Grants Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4) (In-Training)

Lacey, WA

The Solid Waste Management (SWM) program is looking to fill a Solid Waste Planner/Grants Specialist (Environmental Specialist 4) (In-Training) position. This position is located in our Southwest Region Office in Lacey, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

This is an exciting opportunity to work directly with local decision makers to implement many innovative and sustainable environmental projects. In this role, you will gain valuable experience in the world of solid waste through local, comprehensive planning and managing grant funding programs. Learn more about this position.

Screening: The position will remain open until filled with a first review of applications on February 27th.

WA State Department of Ecology Solid Waste Data Analyst (Environmental Specialist 2)

Lacey, WA

The Solid Waste Management (SWM) program is looking to fill a Solid Waste Data Analyst (Environmental Specialist 2) position. This position will be located in the Statewide Resources Section at our Headquarters Office (HQ) in Lacey, WA. Upon hire, you must live within a commutable distance from the duty station.

In this role, you will work with solid waste and recycling facilities to collect, enter, and interpret data for the annual solid waste reporting process. If you believe data-driven decision making and customer service are cornerstones of good government and are interested in working at the Department of Ecology, this could be the position for you! The data gathered in this position supports local solid waste planning efforts as well as the Department of Ecology’s statewide planning efforts. Read more here

University of Washington Waste Collector, UW Recycling

Seattle, WA

UW Recycling is looking for a Waste Collector to join our team. The UW offers consistent hours, regular routes (under 90 stops daily) and values work/life balance. Our Waste Collectors are home every afternoon and weekend and receive 12 paid holidays a year. Read more here.

University of Washington Truck Driver, Recycling

Seattle, WA

The University of Washington Recycling department is hiring a Truck Driver. This position will service and collect litter, recycling and special event waste across campus. The offers a consistent schedule, 12 paid holidays and great benefits. No CDL required. Read more here.

SWM Section Manager (WMS Band 2)

Lacey, WA

New programs may include policy around product producer responsibility programs, product bans, removing plastic and plastic debris from the environment, and improving Washington’s recycling system by removing contamination and selling reusable recycling material. The SWM Section Manager position will be involved in helping create Washington’s circular economy. Read more here.


Resource Synergy – Spokane

Resource Synergy is a sustainability consultancy committed to helping Inland Northwest businesses reduce costs and improve their environmental impact. Founded in 2015, the company helps businesses, non-profits and government agencies overcome adoption barriers, ensuring the success of waste prevention and diversion programs. Click Here for full job description.


City of Gresham’s Sustainability and Solid Waste Department

Under general direction of the Solid Waste & Sustainability Manager, the Sustainability and Climate Action Technician is responsible for the overall implementation of the City’s Climate Action Plan. The position focuses on internal government operations and supporting the work of community-wide initiatives that support a sustainable Gresham. In addition to efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the successful candidate will support recycling, waste prevention and reuse education and outreach programs.