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Ashland OR 620 Mountain Road, Ashland, VA, United States
Jun 24, 2017
Part time
Description This is a part-time position in the Ashland Parks & Recreation Department from end of July to November. There are no benefits associated with this position.   JOB DESCRIPTION  Seasonal, part time position with North Mountain Park Nature Center preparing outdoor environmental education programs for youth. Examples of Duties ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS As Field Program Assistant - July 26 to August 31, 2017 Assist with preparation for fall outdoor educational programs on the topic of Geology of the Rogue Valley. Compile, construct and organize equipment and materials for all field trip activities. Modify and improve geology lesson plans for grades K-5, helping to align activities to Oregon State educational standards and Next Generation Science Standards. Take program registrations and maintain program calendar for attending classes and staff. Prepare confirmation letters, pre-visit materials, and educational resources for all attending teachers. Assist with the recruitment of volunteer instructors and development of instructor training manuals. Preferred candidate would be available for approximately 19 hours per week, with flexible scheduling: July 26 to August 29, 2017.  As Field Program Lead Instructor - August 31 to November 10, 2017 Deliver outdoor educational programs to students in grades K-5.  Engage students with a variety of established program topics including geology, natural history, and local watersheds. Assist with the training, supervision, and support of volunteer instructors, with a focus on team morale and quality of curriculum delivery. Assist with site preparation, equipment inventory and maintenance throughout the field season. Help assess the effectiveness of educational programs. Preferred candidate would be available for instructor training on September 5, and have flexible scheduling through September 15 to train volunteer instructors.  Preferred candidate would be available to instruct 4 - 6 hours per day, Tuesdays through Fridays, for the bulk of the field season, September 19 through November 3, 2017. AUXILIARY JOB FUNCTIONS Must be self-motivated, outgoing and enjoy working with and teaching youth. Have strong organizational and interpersonal communication skills (both writing and speaking in front of groups.) Requires a somewhat flexible work schedule.  Regular and reliable attendance. Must successfully pass a background check to work with students. Typical Qualifications PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS These educational field trips occur in an outdoor environment with exposure to changeable weather conditions.  Employee must be able to stand and walk on hills and trails during their shift.  Duties involve moving materials kits weighing up to 10 pounds on a regular basis.  Some work may also be performed in a typical office environment and may be subject to moderate noise. JOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS: High School Diploma or GED equivalent At least one year of experience in leading and coordinating outdoor educational programs for youth. DESIERABLE QUALIFICATIONS: College level coursework in natural resources, natural history or anthropology, recommended. Substitution:  Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the job proficiently may substitute for the above requirements. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS/LICENSES: Possession of valid Oregon driver's license (or ability to obtain) and acceptable driving record. Closing 7/12/2017 4:00 PM Pacific Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Portland Bureau of Environmental Services 1120 SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR, United States
Jun 24, 2017
Full time
The Position This Water Quality Engineer position is located in the dynamic and growing Water Quality division in the Portland Water Bureau. The work of the Water Quality division includes ensuring compliance with all state and federal drinking water regulations, monitoring and investigating distribution system water quality problems, developing and coordinating water quality sampling plans for source and distribution system water,  and collaborating with the Engineering Services Group on future treatment and distribution system projects. The Water Quality Engineer will have the principal responsibility of monitoring, investigating and managing distribution system water quality issues in coordination with other staff and well as being a technical stakeholder on corrosion control improvements and other treatment projects. Additional work may include directing the work of other technical staff, helping make operational decisions, review and approval of state regulatory reports, review of engineering plans, management of consultant contracts, and participation in Water Research Foundation projects. A valid state driver's license may be required for certain assignments. This classification is represented by the City of Portland Professional Employees Association.   To view this labor agreement, please go to https://www.portlandoregon.gov/bhr/27840 and click on the appropriate link. To Qualify The following minimum qualifications are required for this position: Knowledge and experience applying the chemical and/or environmental engineering principles, practices and fundamentals that relate to potable water and water treatment systems. Knowledge of chemistry, environmental, biological and bacteriological sciences. Knowledge of water distribution and treatment systems. Knowledge and experience applying the federal, state and local laws and regulations relating to environmental programs, drinking water systems and water treatment systems. Knowledge and experience applying laboratory practices and field sampling techniques. Applicants must also possess: A Certificate of registration as a Professional Engineer at time of hire. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Davey Tree Expert Company Ardmore, OK, United States
Jun 24, 2017
Full time
POSITION:             Utility Vegetation Management Technician   STARTING DATE:   Immediately.  Resumes accepted until suitable candidate is selected.   The Davey Resource Group (DRG), a division of The Davey Tree Expert Company, is currently hiring arborists, foresters, horticulturalists, natural resource specialists, plant and outdoor enthusiasts to join our workforce.   POSITION LOCATIONS:  Ardmore, OK   DUTIES:   Work with major gas/electric utility system and address its forestry needs Inspect and assess the rights of way for vegetation requiring pruning or removal to avoid conflicts with overhead conductors Identify tree and brush control work and enter data into hand-held computer Notify landowners of impending compliance or reliability work Discuss and negotiate incompatible vegetation removals Assess terrain, habitat, and environmental conditions Coordinate with project managers, planners, and vegetation crews   DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Four year degree in horticulture, forestry, urban forestry, environmental science, natural resources or related discipline preferred Organizational skills, excellent communication skills, and attention to detail Ability to work and hike in rugged terrain and inclement weather Clean DMV driving record and ability to drive and operate a 4x4 vehicle Utility right of way vegetation management experience preferred Ability to identify local tree species and knowledge of growth rates preferred International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) certified arborist preferred   ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:   Pay rates based on qualifications and experience. DRG offers competitive wages, incentive programs, excellent benefits and F/T positions include option to buy Company stock after 1yr, access to industry related training materials and Davey Extension Courses.   Pre-employment drug screen and Social Security Number verification required. The Davey Tree Expert Company and DRG are employee owned and are Equal Opportunity Employers.   CONTACT:  Email resume and cover letter to  hiring.drgwr@davey.com .  Visit  Davey’s website  for additional job opportunities and company information.
Portland Bureau of Environmental Services 1120 SW 5th Ave, Portland, OR, United States
Jun 24, 2017
Full time
The Position The City of Portland, Oregon, Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) is seeking a Community Outreach and Information Assistant to become part of a team providing public involvement, outreach, and information services to the Portland community regarding bureau projects, programs, and services. Responsibilities include drafting information for public outreach and communication materials; conducting field assessments and other research in order to develop an understanding of public issues relating to bureau activities; communicating with the public; and assisting with public events, such as open houses, advisory committee meetings, and public meetings. Additional responsibilities include working with representatives from other bureaus, neighborhood and business associations; and maintaining accurate records and files.   The Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) serves the Portland community by protecting public health, water quality and the environment. BES provides sewage and stormwater collection and treatment services, protects surface and ground water quality, and works for clean rivers and healthy watersheds.  The Bureau's vision is to be recognized as a trusted service provider and innovative environmental leader through a demonstrated commitment to clean rivers, healthy watersheds, and our community.  More than 500 highly skilled employees work collaboratively throughout the bureau for overall success. To Qualify The following minimum qualifications are required for this position: Knowledge of developing and implementing public involvement and communication plans that promote public awareness of and involvement in bureau projects, programs, and efforts. Ability to apply technical information and communicate it clearly and effectively to diverse audiences, in person, on-line, and in writing. Ability to interpret information and situations and make recommendations in accordance with applicable policies, regulations, and guidelines. Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with representatives from other bureaus, community groups, the business community, and the media. Ability to operate a computer, especially using word processing, spreadsheets, and database management software. Closing 7/3/2017 4:30 PM Pacific Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
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