Columbia, MO, United States
We are seeking a driven, visionary leader to direct the transformation of Missouri into a top 20 state in renewables and efficiency by 2020.
Renew Missouri is a 501(c)3 non-profit efficiency and clean energy advocacy organization; our mission is to develop and advocate for cost-effective clean energy policies for the health and prosperity of all Missourians. Founded in 2006, Renew Missouri has created many of Missouri’s flagship energy policies, including the Net Metering and Easy Connection Act, the Renewable Energy Standard (passed by ballot initiative in 2008), the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) law, and a state tax deduction for energy efficiency investments. The impact of these policies has led to hundreds of millions of dollars of investment in renewables and efficiency.
Renew Missouri promotes new clean energy policies, and implements and defends our existing clean energy policies. We also advance pro-efficiency and pro-renewable policy through legal and regulatory channels, such as negotiating utility-sponsored energy efficiency programs, ensuring compliance with state renewable energy laws, and watchdogging regulatory agencies.
POSITION DESCRIPTION :
The Executive Director will assume day-to-day management of Renew Missouri and ensure the financial sustainability of the organization through successful private fundraising and grant outreach. The Executive Director will motivate and develop the organization’s employees, interns and consultants to produce steady victories towards the implementation of Renew Missouri’s mission. The Executive Director is the primary public relations contact of Renew Missouri and will determine Renew Missouri’s policy priorities in coordination with the wind, solar and efficiency industries. The Executive Director will engage with the Board of Directors to ensure that the organization is effective and sustainable. The overarching goal of the Executive Director is to steadily deepen the impacts and networks of the organization while increasing financial strength. As Executive Director, you’ll be playing a significant role in shaping energy policy in Missouri and beyond!
Fundraising: Raise substantial funds through grant acquisition, donor programs (major, mid-level, and small) and other collaborative opportunities & events (current annual budget is $600,000).
Staff Management: Keep the team motivated, productive, and goal-oriented; assist in employee hiring, orientation and ongoing training.
Strategic Planning: Implement long-term planning for the organization in consultation with the Board of Directors.
Building Coalitions: Build support within energy stakeholder organizations, such as clean technology businesses, consumer groups and environmental protection organizations.
Fiscal Management: Ensure ongoing expenses and income are processed timely and accurately, and that Renew Missouri remains financially strong.
Policy Development and Promotion: Represent policy priorities and positions to decision-makers, (i.e. legislators, regulators, and business leaders); plan and execute campaigns in regulatory and legislative venues; advance our policy priorities by leveraging our supporters, media assets and other key influencers; preserve existing clean energy policy through offensive and defensive measures as necessary; identify policy opportunities within the state.
Media: Utilize traditional and social media coverage as an advocacy tool to support our policy objectives; be the primary liaison to the press and chief media strategist.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE :
At least five years of experience in management of a 501c3 nonprofit strongly preferred; some 501c4 nonprofit management a plus.
Strong passion for and background in renewable energy and energy efficiency.
Track record of major donor and major foundation fundraising. Familiarity with Missouri energy policy; relationships with state energy and environmental stakeholders preferred.
Experience with employee recruitment, retention and management.
Experience in state-level advocacy, with municipal and/or federal advocacy experience a plus.
Successful campaign management experience.
An affinity for meaningful clean energy advocacy work including the building and leading of diverse coalitions.
Robust analytical, problem solving, communication, leadership and collaboration skills.
Positive attitude, professional workmanship, detail oriented self-starter with results-driven work ethic.
This is a full-time, salaried position located in Columbia, Missouri. This position reports to the Board of Directors of Renew Missouri, and oversees 5 full-time and 3 part-time staff.
This position will require some travel throughout the state of Missouri and to other locations, and will sometimes require working outside of normal business hours. Renew Missouri provides excellent benefits including a flexible, positive and supportive work environment, paid time off, health benefits including vision and dental, and continuing education opportunities.
Starting salary range: $65,000-$80,000, depending on experience.
Please email a PDF copy of your resume, cover letter, and examples of relevant work product to email@example.com . Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Renew Missouri is an equal opportunity employer commited to diversity in the workplace.
Oregon Department of Transportation
Portland, OR, United States
Announcement: ODOT16-0096oc Region Environmental Coordinator – Environmental Program Coordinator 3 Highway Region 1 – Technical Center Portland, Oregon Oregon Department of Transportation, Region 1, which includes the Portland metro area, is recruiting for a Region environmental coordinator (REC) to be responsible for ensuring that the department's environmental goals are being accomplished during the project development process and throughout all construction activities and maintenance procedures. The primary function of this position is to lead a team of environmental specialists who are responsible for conducting all environmental activities as they relate to transportation projects. This includes reconnaissance, development, construction, and maintenance activities. This person is responsible for coordinating environmental activities of the agency's most complex projects with the Environmental Section in Salem and representing the Region in statewide environmental issues. The REC carries out citizen's involvement activities as they relate to projects being developed and advise district managers, construction project managers, and other region staff on environmental matters. Minimum Qualifications: Three years of environmental analysis or resource project management experience. One year of which must have included research design and analysis AND A bachelor's degree with 30 quarter or 20 semester hours in an environmental science, a physical science, a natural science, engineering, or a closely-related field. Three additional years of environmental analysis or resource project management experience may substitute for the bachelor's degree. **For more information about this position, click here , or go to odotjobs.com and search for ODOT16-0096oc. We cannot accept applications submitted through environmentalcareers.com.**
Idaho Power Co.
Boise, ID, United States
The primary objective of this position is to function as the Principle Investigator in the initiation and planning, budgeting, implementation, and close of multiple, concurrent complex environmental projects related to hydroelectric licensing and compliance related efforts within the Environmental Affairs Water Quality Resource Group. Principle investigators take a leadership role in describing natural resources, developing monitoring plans to ensure quality data, managing and analyzing data, and reporting effects of Company activities on the natural resources. The successful candidate must coordinate with other Company staff to identify and assign resources and work products, as well as, consult with regulatory agencies and non-governmental groups as it relates to hydroelectric projects and their ongoing operation.
· Principles of freshwater ecology and water chemistry
· Computers and database management systems
· Environmental regulations
· Field techniques and equipment
· Water safety.
· Data analytics and statistical analysis
· Effective oral and written communication to technical and non-technical audiences
· Negotiating and conflict resolution.
· Keep accurate and organized data records
· Understand data and perform necessary statistical analysis to support recommendations to senior management regarding water quality resources of Idaho Power service territory
· Perform technical report writing required for state and federal permits and licenses
· Work congenially with other employees, federal and state agencies, and the public
· Participate in public meetings and effectively communicate Idaho Power positions and achieve desirable outcomes
· Manage multiple, concurrent complex water quality issues
· Perform physically demanding work in adverse weather conditions during day and night hours on land and boats
· Operate and maintain jet and prop boats and four-wheel-drive motor vehicles.
· Bachelor's degree in biology, ecology, or a natural resources-related field.
· Master's degree or higher in biology, ecology, or a natural resources-related field.
· Three years experience as an environmental professional or equivalent specialized training in natural resource, ecology or management with the demonstrated ability to develop written plans and communicate monitoring results both oral and written.
· Two or more years demonstrated ability to develop written plans and communicate monitoring results both oral and written
· Experience consulting or negotiating with governmental and non-governmental groups.
Licenses & Certifications
· Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record based on driving requirements for the position. DOT Medical Card required to obtain prior to hire. Must obtain First Aid/CPR card within 90 days of hire.
60% of this job is done in an office environment; sitting for long periods of time often in front of a computer. 40% of this job is done outdoors in possible adverse weather conditions. Requires the ability to use fine motor skills to operate a keyboard to analyze data and write reports. Substantial amounts of time will be spent driving motor vehicles. The person in this position should have the ability to bend, stoop, squat, crouch, kneel, twist, reach climb in and out of boats, hike on uneven terrain, and cross creeks. There will be rare to occasional carrying and lifting of items weighing up to 50 lbs. (above shoulder, waist high, and knee high) to move equipment such as GPS equipment, bags of sand, etc., into and out of vehicles and boats. Applicant will need the ability to occasionally push / pull with exertional force greater than 50 lbs. while moving trailers and boats into and out of the water. Job requires the ability to operate motor vehicles, 4x4 vehicles, and boats using foot controls and hand controls. Applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the position without posing a direct threat of harm to self, others, or property. Job placement is contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment, post-offer Functional Capacity Assessment (FCA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) medical exam.
· Communication, Planning and Organizing, Decision Making, Work Standards, Adaptability, Information Monitoring, Initiating Action, Building Strategic Working Relationships and Safety Awareness.
· Travel across Idaho Power service area, with occasional overnight stays.
To be considered for this position, please visit our website at www.idahopower.com/careers and complete our online application.
Idaho Power is an Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, veteran status, physical or mental disability, marital status, and any other status protected by applicable federal and state laws.
If you have questions, or require assistance or accommodation to complete the online application, please contact us at: Phone : 208-388-2965 or Email :
Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville
We are EnSafe, an employee-owned, global professional services firm. We strive to provide cutting-edge, innovative solutions for our clients. We are currently accepting applications for an Environmental Scientist/Ecologist. Our ideal candidate will have a strong desire to pursue ecological assessments and project management as a career choice. This position will support ecological investigations, including wetland, stream and terrestrial environments as well as evaluation of environmental impacts for projects subject to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The successful candidate will support projects under the direction of senior ecologists and environmental scientists. The successful candidate can expect to receive assignments of increasing complexity commensurate with demonstrated technical and critical thinking skills and/or additional education.
Typical ecology project assignments will focus on a range of field evaluation tasks, such as delineation of jurisdictional wetlands, streams and other unique ecosystems, evaluation of potential impacts of proposed projects on aquatic or terrestrial ecosystems, preparing required permit documentation, or developing appropriate mitigation plans, or measures, that may be required to support permit or other project activities. NEPA project involvement will include analyses of environmental impacts of proposed project alternatives to support Categorical Exemptions, Environmental Assessments or Environmental Impact Statement findings.
We require a minimum of seven years of experience in ecology, environmental science, or NEPA, a BS in a related field, good written and verbal communication skills, strong work ethic, exceptional deductive reasoning skills and attention to detail. Coursework or experience related to biology, ecology (terrestrial or aquatic), forestry, soils or similar sciences provides an excellent foundation for this position. This Environmental Scientist/Ecologist can be based out of any of our Tennessee offices (with a preference for Memphis).
Our employees are outgoing, self-motivated, and thrive in a fast-paced consulting environment. We offer a competitive salary and benefits, an outstanding work environment, and the opportunity to work on innovative and challenging projects. For consideration, submit your cover letter, salary expectations, and resume.
Check us out on the web at www.ensafe.com