EE&G Environmental Services, LLC
Tampa, FL, United States
EE&G is looking to hire a full-time field scientist. The position will require daily field sampling and oversight activities on projects primarily throughout the State of Florida. Travel may be required as project needs and opportunities arise in other geographic locations. A minimum of 1 year of full-time field experience is required. The successful candidate for consideration will have demonstrated experience in the following areas:Groundwater, surface water and soil sampling techniques in accordance with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), per Chapter 62-160, Florida Administrative Code (FAC).Collection of vapor samples from vapor wells and ambient air samples. Collection of sludge, waste water, and drum composite samples.Proficient use of sampling equipment, including but not limited to, peristaltic pumps, centrifugal pumps, stabilization meters (DO, pH, eH, Temperature, Conductivity, Salinity, etc.), depth-to-groundwater, and interface probes. Proficient use of Organic Vapor Analyzers (OVAs), 4-gas meters, SUMA canisters, tedlar bags for vapor field screening and sample collection.Oversight of soil boring and monitoring well installations using direct-push technology, auger driven technology, and sonic drilling technology. Tank Closure Assessments.Initial Remedial Action (IRA) and source removal events. Performance of groundwater elevation surveys.Operation, maintenance, and monitoring of remediation systems. Experience in maintaining field equipment and organizing field supplies.
Sewanee: University of the South
Sewanee, TN, United States
Develop implementation strategies for University initiatives in environmental stewardship and sustainability. Coordinate program development and institutional capacity in sustainability. Holistically and strategically integrate demonstration, research and management of the greater Domain for the public good.1. Lead planning for the larger-scale thematic and finer-grained recreational, educational and research use of the greater Domain (the area outside the core campus and leaseholds). This effort includes program development as well as physical and electronic infrastructure development as needed, and management of the Domain 3D project.2. Coordinate the University’s efforts in implementation of sustainability goals for excellence in sustainability by promoting sustainability goals across the University and through and beyond the curriculum.3. Working with staff in LITS and the spatial laboratory, coordinate, complete, and maintain databases for past, present, and future educational and research activities on the greater Domain, for historical land-uses on the Domain, and for past and future forest inventories4. Working with staff in LITS and the spatial laboratory, maintain and update databases for field monitoring of baseline ecological information including RTEspecies, invasive species, and community distributions. Develop technological capacities to facilitate data capture and data utilization in the field.5. Facilitate, and assist in maximizing the impact of, research on the greater Domain by faculty and students, increasing over time, by: 1) serving as a primary point of contact for those at the University and elsewhere who wish to initiate projects on the greater Domain; 2) developing relationships with research faculty at graduate institutions, conservation and land management agencies in the region to facilitate grant-supported research on the greater Domain and in our region to generate collaborative opportunities for Sewanee faculty and students; 3) communicate to potential users the planning and direction of implementation; and 4) ensure consultative, professional relationships with users through a regular – at least annual – process of soliciting feedback and advice. (Note that facilitation will occur primarily through planning, infrastructure development, and sharing of relevant expertise as requested. Since the position is not a teaching or research faculty position, the teaching or research interests of the incumbent, and any work directly with students toward those interests, must be secondary to the primary duties and responsibilities.)6. As requested and increasing over time, develop and coordinate programs developing the co-curricular interests of undergraduate students in sustainability and Domain planning, use, and infrastructure, as for example an Undergraduate Fellowship/”Green Corps” and Sustainability Fellows programs.Education in conservation, ecology, or related environmental sciences, at the level of at least a M.S. and as demonstrated through a record of relevant publication.Experience:in collaborating with a variety of stakeholders involved in natural resource conservation and managementmanagement of protected areas for research and/or educational purposesin establishing and maintaining long-term databasesin success in securing major grants and other fundingEEO Statement: The University of the South is an equal opportunity educational institution that is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus environment.Please apply at: https://jobs.sewanee.edu/postings/1617
National Audubon Society
The Field Organizer will work with Audubon chapters, partners, supporters, and volunteers to accomplish conservation and engagement victories in communities across America. S/He will be highly energetic, adaptable, relationship-oriented, and a results-driven team player who engages volunteers and community organizations in action and advocacy, from events and volunteer days to recruitment drives and phone banking. The Field Organizer will also help train and build the capacity of volunteers and local leaders and serve as a vital link in bringing Audubon’s ambitious conservation-focused strategic plan to life in communities from coast to coast and in making Audubon the most effective conservation network in America.We are currently hiring in the following locations:Albany, NYCharleston, South Carolina Cincinnati, Ohio Detroit MichiganEllensburg/Wenatchee, Washington Little Rock, ArkansasLos Angeles, CaliforniaMaitland, FloridaSan Antonio, Texas Essential Functions:
Build and deepen relationships with Audubon chapters, volunteer leaders, and other partnersExpand network of Audubon supporters, volunteers, and partners through recruitment and partnership building to meet quarterly growth goalsEngage the local Audubon network in conservation, engagement, and advocacy activities – including conducting or coordinating necessary trainings – to meet quarterly participation and outcome goalsCoordinate and staff events and activities, from volunteer days to phone banksSupport and build capacity of volunteer leadersWork with volunteers and partners to raise the profile of Audubon’s work and mission in the community through presentations, earned media, and other outreach activitiesDeliver input from volunteers and partners to Field Manager and other Audubon leaders to help inform strategiesWork closely with Field Organizing Manager to execute on goalsQualifications and Experience:
3+ years field organizing experience (e.g., managing volunteers, staffing community events, canvassing)Excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to build consensus amongst a wide range of individuals. Comfort with presenting and engaging in public speaking events also necessary.Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills; ability to motivate volunteers and partners essential.Experience working with diverse constituencies, including bipartisan coalitions and communities of colorA self-starter, one who is motivated, able to work in a decentralized work environment with minimal supervision, and juggle multiple projects simultaneously.Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.Strong problem solving skills, including ability to respond quickly and effectively to unforeseen challenges.Effective listening, probing, and assessment skills.Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and goalsStrong commitment to conservation and climate solutionsProficiency with digital organizing tools (including CRMs and voter files), Microsoft Office, and social mediaSpanish-language proficiency preferred (and may be required in some locations)Willing and able to travel and work nonstandard hours, e.g., evenings and weekendsAbility to reliably provide own local transportation
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California Air Resources Board
Sacramento, CA, United States
Job Description and DutiesThe Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy Section (GHGRSS) in the Research Division of ARB is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the team responsible to create a comprehensive mitigation program for Fluorinated gases (F-gas), particularly hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). HFCs are potent Greenhouse Gases (GHGs) that are the fastest growing source of GHG emissions in the state, nationally, and globally. The section is responsible for developing regulatory and non-regulatory measures to address F-gases used in a variety of applications such as refrigeration and air-conditioning (R/AC) and foams. In addition, the section leads research efforts to inventory, determine lifecycle impacts and identify mitigation strategies for highly potent GHGs.The successful candidate will advance in a timely fashion the development and implementation of new measures to meet the emission reduction goals set in the Short-Lived Climate Pollution strategy. These measures will help California meet the overall GHG emission reduction goals. Demonstrated experience with rule development and implementation, in-depth understanding of F-gas sources, emissions, and mitigation opportunities; close relationships with industry, academics, and government agencies; understanding of scientific principles are highly desirable. The successful candidate will also assist in updates to the state’s F-gas emissions inventory, initiate research in the areas of inventory and alternate technologies, and prepare briefing papers and rulemaking documents. The position requires close interaction, coordination, and teamwork with a broad range of industry experts, trade associations, scientists, engineers, and policymakers, as well as industry, and government organizations.
If required to meet the Minimum Qualifications, you must include a copy of your degree and/or unofficial transcripts in order to be considered for this position. Desirable Qualifications In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:
We are looking for a candidate who can demonstrate enthusiasm, initiative, and resourcefulness; possesses excellent written and oral communication skills; has program planning and implementation experience; is able to understand technical and policy issues; has strong analytical and problem-solving skills; and works effectively with other staff. The successful candidate will have a strong educational background in science or with general or specific knowledge of climate change, air quality and regulatory development. Knowledge of refrigeration and air conditioning systems is highly desirable. The most competitive applicants will have the demonstrated ability to: work effectively and cooperatively with a diverse stakeholder group including the public, other government agencies, and research organizations; anticipate program needs and initiate solutions; write concisely and effectively in everyday language; effectively use common software programs; communicate persuasively with agency executives and community members; and elicit cooperation and collaboration from a wide variety of stakeholders. The candidate must also be able to work independently, as a team member, and as a team leader, and have excellent interpersonal skills. The ability to work proactively and efficiently on multiple projects with strict deadlines is expected. Applicants will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed.