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 .
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.
The Outdoor School
Marble Falls, TX, United States
Are you interested in teaching children exciting things about the outdoors in the outdoors? The Outdoor School (TOS) is a residential outdoor education program that focuses on hands-on experiential education and outdoor courses for children in grades 4-9. TOS at Camp for All is amidst the lush lands of the Brazos Valley & TOS at Camp Champions is deep in the Hill Country in Marble Falls, TX. Outdoor Education Instructors & Retreat Facilitators will teach pre-approved academic and adventure curriculum, facilitate team building and high ropes courses and lead interesting evening activities. Benefits include weekly compensation, housing, partial board, food and gas stipend*, three weeks of orientation and training, lifeguard/CPR/first aid certification, and pro deal purchases. Applicants must either be in college or have a degree, love children, have the desire and ability to teach and work in the outdoors, and be self-motivated, flexible and patient. Positions are available during the fall and spring seasons (mid-August to late Nov. & mid-Feb to late May). There is also the opportunity to work multiple seasons, each with additional responsibilities, offering a holistic view of the administration and direction of an outdoor education center. Applications are available online (www.outdoorschool.com) or contact Maddie Burnside for more info (email@example.com) The Outdoor School is currently hiring for both locations. It is strongly preferred for applicants to have their own vehicles for the TOS Camp for All site. *food and gas stipend only applies to The Outdoor School at Camp for All
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens
Pittsburgh, PA, United States
Wellness and Sustainability Specialist Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens Established in 1893, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is a green leader among public gardens with a mission to inspire and educate all with the beauty and importance of plants; to advance sustainability and promote human and environmental well-being through action and research; and to celebrate our historic glasshouse. Phipps is seeking a full-time Wellness and Sustainability Specialist to act as a change agent, connecting human and environmental health within Phipps and other organizations. The Wellness and Sustainability Specialist will serve as an advocate, inspiring others by sharing the knowledge Phipps has gathered about sustainability and connecting human and environmental health in our design projects and operations. This will be done by serving as a consultant in Studio Phipps in areas related to wellness and sustainability. Studio Phipps offers its clients a unique perspective in identifying opportunities to connect humans to nature through biophilic and ecological design. The Wellness and Sustainability Specialist will offer expertise on developing and implementing targeted sustainable and wellness practice standards to both operations and the built environment. Principal responsibilities will be to serve as a consultant within Studio Phipps, leading a sustainable design and operations workshop series to educate outside organizations on specialty topics related to the Living Building Challenge, WELL, SITES and LEED. Additional topics include: biophilia, worksite wellness, integrative and green design, etc., as well as to network with local, regional, and national companies and organizations to expose them to the offerings of Studio Phipps related to wellness and sustainability. The Wellness and Sustainability Specialist will also work internally at Phipps, overseeing initiatives related to the WELL Building Program in design and implementation and providing resources to encourage staff to adopt healthier lifestyle choices at Phipps and at home. The ideal candidate understands the interconnection between human and ecological health and wellness and has a passion for finding workable solutions to wellness and sustainability challenges. A bachelor’s degree in Health and Wellness, or a related field, along with an understanding of sustainability and biophilia principles is required. Candidates with a design, environmental, construction or related degree will be considered if they have demonstrated knowledge of human health. LEED project experience required. LEED, WELL and SITES AP preferred. The selected candidate must be able to become WELL AP certified if not already. Phipps offers a competitive compensation package, strong benefits and unique atmosphere. Qualified candidates should email a cover letter, resume and salary history to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, Human Resources Department, One Schenley Park, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. No telephone calls, please. Phipps is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about Phipps, please visit our website: www.phipps.conservatory.org. Phipps Conservatory is an equal opportunity employer.