Environmental Careers for a Brighter Future
CalRecycle’s vision is to inspire and challenge Californians to achieve the highest waste reduction, recycling, and reuse goals in the nation.
Make a Difference
Our employees make a tangible, positive impact on California’s public health and environment. We have a proven track record of protecting the environment, reducing pollution, and increasing recycling.
Help California Shape Environmental Progress
California leads the nation on protecting the environment and minimizing the effects of climate change. As a state department, CalRecycle tackles issues related to how Californians use manage, and dispose of resources, and the effect those actions have on the environment. This is an exciting time to join our team. Over the next few years, CalRecycle is implementing new recycling programs throughout the state that will revolutionize the way we manage materials to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and the amount of materials discarded into landfills.
Current Job Openings
- Visit CalCareers to learn more about applying for a state job.
- All CalRecycle civil service job openings are listed on the California State Jobs site under “Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery.”
Environmental Jobs with State Employee Benefits
Why Work for CalRecycle
California has long been a global leader in addressing environmental issues and climate change. CalRecycle employees make a meaningful difference to California by protecting public health and the environment.
Explore Opportunities at CalRecycle
CalRecycle has a broad and dynamic scope of work that offers a variety of career paths.
How to Apply
As a state department, CalRecycle accepts applications through a civil service, merit-based process designed to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity to all applicants.