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Solid Waste Planner II

Sacramento County
Posted on October 25, 2017

Sacramento County

Accepting applications for: 

Solid Waste Planner II

Approx. Monthly Salary:

$6,634.62 - $8,064.90

Under direction, performs complex professional planning work related to solid waste management, source reduction, recycling, composting, transformation, and household hazardous waste and collection, transfer and landfill operations involving data collection and analysis, report preparation and contact with public and private entities. 

Please view official job announcement for all requirements and testing information. 

To apply online, go to Click on “Jobs” under Popular Links or contact us at:

County of Sacramento

Employment Services Division

700 H Street, 4th Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814

Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service

Deadline to file: Monday, November 6, 2017 by 5 p.m.


Examples of Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of

·         Federal, State and local laws and regulations relating to planning solid waste facility permitting and land use

·         Principles, practices and techniques of solid waste facility and program planning

·         Automated systems and applications including word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications

·         Trends and statistics affecting solid waste facility and program planning

Ability to

·         Collect, analyze, interpret, and evaluate data relating to planning for solid waste facilities program development

·         Write logical, comprehensive and concise reports and correspondence including complex planning elements and plans

·         Use a computer to prepare narrative and statistical reports, to enter, maintain, and extract information, to perform research, etc.

·         Represent the County in dealings with other agencies and the public

·         Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public

·         Make effective presentations, both orally and in writing

·         Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance

Employment Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Either: 1. One year as a Solid Waste Planner 1.

Or: 2. Three years of full-time experience in solid waste facility and/or program planning activities,


A Bachelor's Degree or higher from an accredited four-year college or university in engineering, planning, industrial hygiene, environmental science, public administration, business administration, a physical or biological science, or in another field related to the intent of the class.

Or: 3. Five years of full-time experience in solid waste facility and/or program planning activities.

Note: If the word "experience" is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable.  Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements.

General Qualifications


A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, is required prior to appointment. Failure to maintain a valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, constitutes cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rule 11.4. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.