Washington, DC, United States
AQIWO, Inc. is a Native American owned and managed professional services firm headquartered in Northern Virginia. At AQIWO, we have a long history of supporting the US Federal Government. We currently hold a contract with the Department of State in Washington, DC . In support of this contract, we are seeking a Chief Air Pollution Advisor . The purpose of this position is to retain an Atmospheric Scientist as a subject matter expert, informing the Department of State’s Office of Medical Services efforts to develop policy and direction in managing the effects of air pollution on our personnel and facilities overseas. This person will need to interface with other federal agencies; SHEM; and fellow DOS officials; to inform on the modification, definition and direction of the agency’s air pollution policies. The Chief Air Pollution Advisor will: Serve as a technical expert to the Medical Director, senior MED management, and additional relevant DOS offices and posts overseas, as appropriate. Serve as a principal technical expert for the development, implementation, and dissemination of health messaging and policies related to air pollution for the Office of Medical Services. Support the Designated Agency Safety and Health Official and chair of the Air Pollution Working Group, which is formed from a collection of offices (MED, Safety, Health & Environmental Management, Management Bureau’s Office of Policy, Rightsizing, and Innovation, offices within the bureau of Oceans, Environment, and Science, HR, Allowances, regional EX’s and regional desks, etc.) that meet to tackle air quality issues facing posts overseas. Provide subject matter expertise to program offices within MED in dealing with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Centers for Disease Control, and other USG agencies related to air quality and health issues, as well as the relevant academic and non-governmental communities, such as the Health Effects Institute, and the World Health Organization. As needed and as appropriate, interface with Embassies and consulates to provide technical expertise to those posts. As needed and as appropriate, interface with technical experts from foreign governments on air pollution issues Assist and inform the Department’s Epidemiologist in developing and implementing measures to assess possible impacts of air pollution the Department’s workforce over the short-and long-terms. Maintain existing global databases on currently air pollution information available and search for additional new sources. Research and contribute to policy development for addressing medical clearance issues related to air pollution overseas. Contribute to the development of short and long term goals and programming for air pollution-related health issues, messaging, and training for MED. EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: The Chief Air Pollution Advisor to the Medical Director must be a PhD graduate of an accredited University program in the atmospheric sciences or a related program. Must have previous experience with public health policy and messaging to multiple types of populations in an international context. Should have previous experience with ambient air pollution measurements in highly polluted environments. PhD in environmental, air quality, public health, atmospheric science-related field is required. Evidence of existing relationships and previous interactions with EPA, CDC, WHO, and leading academic experts in the field is required. Previous experience in government positions highly desirable. Necessary skill sets: High level management skills to plan, develop, analyze and coordinate activities Organizational skill to develop programs Ability to work and communicate persuasively, both orally and in writing, using tact and finesse Ability to meet and deal with all levels of personnel both in and outside of the DOS Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize Knowledge of the techniques, principles, and practices of public speaking The position involves the exercise of a very high degree of air pollution, health, and atmospheric science expertise. The population covered is unique in terms of background, in living situations as transients in a diplomatic, overseas setting and in terms of exposure to air pollution. The work encompasses a broad and largely undefined field. Decision support will require extensive research and analysis to define the nature and scope of problems and inform on the development of effective short and long term solutions by program office leadership. International travel is to be expected. The individual will be required to obtain and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance For immediate consideration, please provide an update CV to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Connecticut Audubon Society
Fairfield, CT, United States
The Connecticut Audubon Society seeks an Executive Director to serve as the Society’s chief executive officer, managing its financial and legal obligations, facilities, programs and other operational aspects with a staff of approximately 30 full-time and part-time employees. The Connecticut Audubon Society conserves Connecticut’s environment through science-based education, advocacy and conservation expertise focused on the state’s bird populations and habitats. Founded in 1898, the Connecticut Audubon Society is the state’s original and still independent Audubon organization. The organization is based in Fairfield and has centers in Fairfield, Milford, Glastonbury, Pomfret, and Old Lyme. It operates Birdcraft Sanctuary, a National Historic Landmark, and is currently renovating Birdcraft Museum, in Fairfield. Its EcoTravel program is based in Essex. Trail Wood, a nature preserve and the former home of naturalist Edwin Way Teale, in Hampton, has been recognized by the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation. The Society serves approximately 13,000 individual and family members. It manages 20 wildlife sanctuaries covering more than 3,400 acres. More than 200,000 children and adults annually participate in its education programs, include the award-winning Science in Nature program. The Executive Director reports to a 15-member Board of Directors. He or she works with the Board and staff on fundraising, conservation/advocacy issues, promoting the mission of Connecticut Audubon throughout the state, and building the organization’s brand and reputation. The Executive Director drives the coordination of all initiatives and locations across Connecticut to increase organizational effectiveness. The Executive Director is Connecticut Audubon’s ambassador and spokesperson for the organization’s mission to its members, Board members, individual donors, corporate donors, staff, volunteers, community leaders, granting agencies, governmental agencies, legislators, and the public in general. Position Requirements
Qualifications and experience as a conservation leader and bird enthusiast
Proven record as a not-for-profit manager
Sound communications and interpersonal skills and public presence
Strong fundraising and development ability
History of inspiring staff and volunteers to set and achieve goals
Experience in strategic planning (path finding)
Successful leadership of organization development and change management (with sensitivity to organizational culture)
Leadership style characterized by personal humility offset by strong professional will to achieve long-term results
Reputation for empowering and growing staff members
Effective ambassador and model of an organization’s ambitions, values and identity
Salary Range $130 - $150K, depending on experience and demonstrated skills Inquiries, or cover letters and resumes, should be directed to email@example.com
Federal Way, WA
BergerABAM is a consulting firm offering services in the areas of project management, civil and structural engineering, land use planning, natural resources, public involvement, construction management and support, and underwater inspection services. We are looking for talented individuals who thrive on challenges and are enthusiastic about their work. We provide opportunities for advancement and career growth through our mentoring program, company-paid internal and external training, team building, and developing employer-employee relationships. BergerABAM’s headquarters office in Federal Way WA has an immediate need for a skilled entry to mid-level environmental professional to provide services in developing solutions and documentation for environmental and regulatory projects. The successful candidate will have practical scientific expertise and knowledge of ecology, biology, and permitting for in-water projects (port/waterfront/marine terminals) and/or transportation projects (federal, state, and local infrastructure) with experience in the following: Endangered Species Act, Marine Mammal Protection Act, Clean Water Act, National and Washington State Environmental Policy act compliance, wetland delineation and assessment, biological assessment preparation, mitigation/restoration site design and critical area assessment and permitting. The position requires a knowledge of federal, state (Washington), and local environmental regulations and experience in evaluating projects and drafting permit documents and reports. The position is responsible for completing project tasks and interacting with regulatory staff. Experience or desire to conduct client/business development and maintenance is preferred but not required. The position will involve field visits to evaluate site conditions, report preparation and client communication. Experience with GPS data collection and GIS analysis is preferred. Position requires: Bachelor’s degree in applicable science discipline (Master’s degree preferred) 3 to 5 years of progressively responsible experience conducting assessments and preparing environmental compliance documents for projects Strong analytical and writing skills Private sector consulting experience preferred TO APPLY: Visit BergerABAM’s website at http://www.abam.com/careers/current-openings and follow the on-line application instructions for position #17-ES-01 Environmental Scientist. BergerABAM’s competitive compensation includes an excellent benefits package offering paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave; company-sponsored retirement plan; 401(k) plan; paid medical, dental, and trip reduction program; company paid life insurance and short- and long-term disability insurance; professional membership; and opportunities for tuition reimbursement. BergerABAM is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Employer will not sponsor employee work visas.
Ecology and Environment, Inc.
Ecology and Environment, Inc. is seeking National Consulting Managers. These positions, as part of a team, will be empowered to develop and lead corporate-related business development and project delivery initiatives to expand and diversify the company’s environmental consulting client base.
Because the National Consulting Manager will help to shape and grow this role, the ideal candidate must possess experience in the A/E/C consulting industry, a strategic and entrepreneurial competency, value the flexibility and autonomy inherent within smaller companies, and be able to work collaboratively within a knowledge-based culture. This is a national position that can work from any of the company’s domestic office locations.
Primary Responsibilities for a Principal Consulting Manager (requires a minimum of 15 years of experience):
Shape and lead business strategy and tactical plans for new or emergent markets to increase share of market and financial profitability. Demonstrate a progressive and entrepreneurial approach regarding growth initiatives, routinely advancing innovative business development strategies to achieve short and long-term business goals. Develop major client relationships and generate business opportunities through their existing professional network, previous client impact, and subject matter expertise. Maintain a high profile externally through membership and active participation in A/E/C industry functions, speaking opportunities at relevant conferences, and networking with industry leaders. May act in the role of program director or project manager for high-level projects within the market sector. Mentor staff to develop a deep expertise in a vertical market and technical discipline. Primary Responsibilities for a Senior-Chief Consulting Manager (requires a minimum of 10 years of experience):
Contribute to business strategy and tactical plans for new or emergent markets to increase share of market and financial profitability. Capitalize on own expertise and existing professional relationships to generate new business opportunities. Actively participate in speaking and networking opportunities at A/E/C industry functions and conferences, and through membership in external A/E/C groups. Manages project assignments and plans within the market sector in accordance with schedule, budget, scope, client requirements, quality, and corporate resources. Provides insightful feedback to work colleagues that enhances their knowledge, understanding, and performance.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, Planning, or related discipline 10+ years of experience including proven experience as a “seller-doer” – successfully generating new business and managing A/E/C projects within commercial, transmission, oil and gas, renewable energy, and/or similar markets. Demonstrated expertise in business development, project management, quality assurance, and financial/resource management. Excellent leadership and interpersonal communication skills with the ability to effectively, persuasively, and tactfully interact with clients including: energy project developers, commercial businesses, utilities, investors, and other organizations. Strong organizational skills and results orientation with achieving key project delivery milestones and business development objectives. Ability to travel to support business needs. E & E is a global network of innovators and problem solvers, dedicated professionals and industry leaders in 85 scientific, engineering, and planning disciplines working together with our clients to develop technically sound, science-based solutions to the leading environmental challenges of our time. E & E offers opportunities for growth in a team-oriented environment. Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S.; Visa sponsorship will not be provided.
Please view our website at www.ene.com to apply on-line under either: “Nationwide” location – Principal National Consulting Manager (for candidates with a minimum of 15 years of experience) or “Nationwide” location – National Consulting Manager (for candidates with a minimum of 10 years of experience.)
Ecology and Environment, Inc. is an EO and AA employer – M/F/Vets/Disabled/and other protected categories.