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Lake County Forest Preserves Libertyville, Lake County, IL 60048, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Full time
Job Summary The Environmental Education Instructor position is designed to build a foundation to the professional fields of environmental education and interpretation. The duties include teaching programs for: school groups, scouts, summer day camps, and public programs. Program topics may include voyageurs,lake or fish ecology, prairies, food chain, nature restoration, animal adaptations, geology, outdoor skills and earth sciences. Instructors work one weekend day per week and some evenings except during the summer day camp season when the work schedule is primarily Mon-Fri.  Experience Essential Functions   -   Conducts environmental education, youth stewardship education, and outdoor skills programs for children and adults in various preserves throughout the District, and occasionally outside the County. Provides input and assists with the development of new programs and related materials including PowerPoint presentations, posters, handouts, laminated pictures, crafts, costumes, skits, etc. This position interacts in many ways with the public, natural history interpretation, and information about District operations and policies. Responsible for the Welcome Center operations on weekends and some weekdays. Organize and inventory educational supplies and equipment used for environmental education and outdoor skill programs. Makes suggestions on equipment and supply purchases. Responsible for educational programs, maintenance and feedings of reptiles, amphibians, raptors, and invertebrates. Assists with special events. Drives a motorized vehicle to travel to different locations. Performs tasks that will require walking, bending, stooping, standing, kneeling, climbing, reaching, and sitting. Performs lifting tasks up to 50 pounds. Experience   - Two years of course work in earth sciences, natural resources, education, interpretation or a related field. Teaching experience preferred. Must have enthusiasm and respect for people, teaching, and the environment. Education and communication skills necessary to present educational programs for large and small groups of children and adults. Ability to operate audio-visual equipment and word processing software. Upon employment, must successfully complete and obtain certification in American Red Cross CPR and First Aid. Ability to be flexible and work with a variety of personalities and work environments. Must possess a valid Drivers' License. Additional Information Housing may be available. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Cardno United States
Dec 15, 2018
Flexible - Several Options
Locations : Charlottesville, VA Sacramento, CA Honolulu, HI San Antonio, TX Boise, ID Jacksonville, FL Solana Beach, CA Tampa, FL Layton, UT Temecula, CA Golden, CO Cardno is seeking a part-time/flexible Environmental Compliance Specialist in any US office. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: > Provide environmental compliance consulting services to government and commercial clients > Work with an interdisciplinary environmental compliance team to provide audit services across the U.S. > Serve as an environmental auditor to evaluate diverse facility types for conformance to federal, state, and local regulatory standards > Act independently and as part of a multimedia audit team to ascertain compliance and recommend appropriate action to assure compliance and/or return to compliance > Assist with the development of findings, recommendations, and corrective actions to mitigate environmental hazards across various environmental media, including but not limited to, air emissions, potable water, water pollution control, hazardous materials management, solid and hazardous waste management, toxic substances control, etc. Job Description: Basic qualifications: > +5 years of experience with performing audits and inspections, supporting compliance with applicable federal, state, and local regulatory standards > Knowledge of environmental regulatory standards and programs > Knowledge of regulatory program areas, including > Expected to travel 75% or more of the time > BA or BS Degree in Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering, Biology, Chemistry, or related field > Certified Professional Environmental Auditor (CPEA), Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), ISO 14001 Lead Auditor training, or other environmental management certification highly desired > Strong written and verbal communication skills > Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office, Microsoft SharePoint, and must be willing to learn custom auditing software systems > Must have a valid U.S. driver's license and be able to pass a Federal background investigation and obtain security clearance to work on site at Federal facilities * Please Note that selected candidates will be required to pass a drug, background and reference screening. Cardno is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer EEO/AA/M/F/V/D  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Cardno Concord, CA, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Full time
Join Cardno’s Science and Environment team in Northern, CA to play an integral role in providing environmental consulting services with specialties in natural resources, cultural resources, environmental permitting and compliance and environmental liability Job Description: Cardno is seeking a NEPA/CEQA Consultant to support our Northern California Practice The ideal candidate will have prior experience providing Project and Client Management within the technical service offerings of Cardno, especially focusing on CEQA and NEPA projects (energy sector preferred). Other areas of interest include: water/water quality, wetland delineation and/or mitigation, permitting (including agency coordination), due diligence, impact assessments, NEPA, listed species etc. Types of projects may include but are not limited to: Electrical transmission, generation (thermal/hydro/solar/wind) and storage; residential and commercial permitting, water resources, roadway, natural gas pipelines, and other energy related projects. In addition, this candidate will be responsible for developing new work, making successful hand-offs to project teams, and sponsoring individual projects while managing programs and portfolios of work. The successful candidate will be responsible for project setup, delivery, controls as well as serve in a business development/client satisfaction function when the need arises. The successful candidate will have strong connections and recognized experience in the energy, residential, commercial industries within Northern California. In addition, an understanding of the informational requirements of key permits at the local, state, national level (e.g. NEPA, CEQA, ESA, CWA, etc.) is essential. Responsibilities include but are not limited to : > Independently lead and prepare CEQA/NEPA documents Provide planning support to complex projects > Responsible for project setup, project delivery, project controls, business development, client satisfaction, and profitability > Mentor junior staff > Develop and manage client relationships locally and in Northern California > Initiate, prepare and review proposals > Prepare project deliverables and project related correspondence Qualifications : > Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in environmental science or closely related field required > Experience in managing and providing environmental consulting services to project developers in support of project siting, design, and permit applications is essential > Local, state, and Federal compliance and permitting experience required > Minimum of 10-15 years’ experience providing or managing technical services in a professional services setting, preferable Northern California area > Experience in project management, staff mentoring, and client management > Strong written and oral communication Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Virginia Beach, VA, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Full time
Job Description The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Tidewater Regional Office, seeks a qualified candidate to perform the regional components of the 305(b) and 303(d) Water Quality Assessment Integrated Report. Responsibilities include Water Quality Management and Planning, and Water Quality Assessment activities that are technically accurate and, in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and guidance. This position assesses water quality conditions, analyzes data by statistical methods, determines/applies applicable regulatory requirements, and prepares reports for other agency units. Assists with the development of   TMDL   and   TMDL  implementation plans in accordance with the Agency’s point and nonpoint source pollution responsibilities and goals. Builds and maintains effective working relationships with the regulated community, local communities, nongovernmental organizations and other state agencies in the Tidewater Region to communicate, and to receive input on the effects of, long-range agency multimedia initiatives, including watershed planning, non-point source permit programs, policies and procedures. Provides technical assistance to   DEQ   staff, the regulated community and citizens of the Commonwealth. Minimum Qualifications A valid Driver’s license is required. Graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in environmental science, hydrology, or natural resource management or related environmental field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience indicating possession of KSAs. Knowledge of: environmental science; aquatic biology; water resources planning; statistical data analysis & interpretation; point and nonpoint pollution source processes, impacts and corrective actions; local, state and federal water quality programs. Proficient in Geographic Information Systems. Must possess strong personal computer skills and familiarity with software packages such as Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint. Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate across a wide varying audience. Preferred Qualifications Current experience in natural resource management or environmental field experience preferred. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Covanta Morristown, NJ, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Internship- Paid
Position Description  About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit   www.covanta.com   . Information on our facilities is available at   www.covanta.com/Covanta-Map   . For career opportunities, visit   www.covanta.com/Careers   . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. The Sustainability Intern will assist with projects in corporate sustainability department. Projects may include assisting with the development of Covanta’s Sustainability Report and evaluation of sustainability rankings, ratings, and indices.  The intern may assist with other sustainability and environmental department projects as needed and time allows. A sample list of projects is provided below: Assist with report to carbon disclosure project and other sustainability ratings / rankings Compile Covanta data for sustainability report  On line research for various projects that support report and sustainability indices Position Requirements  Pursuing Chemical, Environmental or related engineering degree or Environmental science or Sustainability or related undergrad major Current Sophomore or Junior Competent with computer software Quantitative sustainability related experience, a plus Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
AMEC Foster Wheeler Portland, TX, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Overview / Responsibilities Wood is seeking an  Environmental Manager  to join our team in Gregory, TX. First level of supervision, supervises subordinate staff in one or more areas of health and safety, oversees the administration and implementation of HSSE policies and procedures, applies specific areas of expertise in the HSSE functional area and requires mature professional knowledge.   This position requires 7+ years of industry and HSSE experience. The role can be a development role for those desiring further progression to HSSE management.   Key Responsibilities Develops procedures, and leads the implementation of processes which have been established to ensure compliance with applicable standards, requirements and identified best practices; Prepares, maintains, and updates HSSE policy and procedure manuals Prepares and formats large, complex reports, presentations and studies using a combination of software; Performs research and prepares reports as requested Prepares documentation and correspondence, composes memos, transcribes notes, and takes dictation and meeting minutes Organizes and maintains confidential files and records of a particularly sensitive nature Tracks client and third party correspondence; prepares status reports Provides leadership, supervision, data interpretation, and technical advice to projects Preparation of project schedules, bids or proposals; Develop project plans and implementation strategy, conduct incident investigation, and evaluate subcontractor’s qualifications Interfaces with project providing leadership and coaching to facilitate continuous HSSE performance improvement Track incidents and maintains HSSE records and HSSE tracking database system; Initiates incident investigations related to accidents and near misses; Works with all employees to instill a safe and environmentally conscientious work environment, determining the awareness level, discussing policies and procedures, advising on the best means of following those policies and procedures, and coaching to improve behavior as needed Participate in the inspection of facilities to detect existing or potential fire, accident and health hazards Coordinates the evaluation, selection, and maintenance of environmental and safety equipment May process and monitor departmental invoices and expense Skills / Qualifications 7+ years’ related experience in HSSE or equivalent combination of education and experience Associates Degree or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, preferably Safety, Industrial, Chemical, Mechanical Engineering or related field is preferred Thorough understanding of HSSE programs, policies, procedures and systems that apply to assignments Broad knowledge of departmental function, terminology and interrelationships Knowledge of local and federal regulations, requirements, standards and best practices Some internal experience preferred in order to know the business and organizational structure and administrative procedures, documentation requirements, processes and systems PC skills and proficiency with MS programs and HSSE system with ability to efficiently download, manipulate and report data, run ad-hoc reports and logic check data Ability to develop spreadsheets and modify formats in order to independently complete assignments Ability to identify processes/ procedures needed and required improvements to eliminate negative impacts Demonstrated resourcefulness and initiative to complete difficult assignments with minimum supervision Good communication skills (verbal, written and listening) to interact with and resolve a variety of HSSE related problems for all levels of personnel Demonstrates good project planning and execution skills and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and changing priorities in a fast paced environment Ability to work in a team environment and willingness to assume additional or new responsibilities readily. Ability to maintain regular attendance as per work schedule agreed with manager (may require working an adjusted work schedule based on project assigned and work overtime if warranted) Ability to comply with applicable laws and regulations, the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures Work Environment    Spends 75% of time in an office environment 25% in the field   Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
South Florida Water Management District West Palm Beach, FL, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Full time
Job Description The Regulatory Information Specialist is responsible for the review of Environmental Resource Permit applications, as well as Water Use and Environmental Resource Permit ownership transfers.   Primary responsibilities include the review of documents and technical information such as homeowner association documents, articles of incorporation, plats, easements, deeds, agreements, ordinances and restrictive covenants as they relate to the surface water management system planned for or serving a community or area to determine qualification for permit issuance or transfer.   This includes the review of applications for completeness and preparation of requests for additional information, if necessary; extensive research of the permit files, county public records and property appraiser records; verification and correction of project boundaries in the Regulation Division’s geospatial application tools; consultation with other staff, departments, and regulatory representatives from various agencies and organizations to ensure compliance with permit conditions; recommendation and assistance in the enforcement process when necessary; identification, resolution and correction of discrepancies with data pertaining to the permit files in the Regulatory database (GENP) and the Permitting Portal (Pega).   A working knowledge of relevant adopted rules, regulations and state statutes associated with the review of applications for Environmental Resource Permits and permit transfer documentation, as well as geospatial software, is preferred. Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills are essential, as this job involves frequent and regular coordination with engineering and environmental permit reviewers throughout the District, attorneys, engineers, developers and directors of special districts, as well as the general public. Employment Guidelines Typically has an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, or related field and 8+ years of experience of highly responsible administrative and technical accountabilities in a regulatory or real estate related function.  Licenses A valid State of Florida driver’s license is required. Physical Requirements/Working Environment Due to the District’s response role and emergency management functions, this position may be required to provide support before, during, and after major storm events and emergency situations, such as hurricanes or other declared emergencies. Mostly in an office environment sitting at a desk and operating a personal computer to produce work products with extended periods of standing; includes stooping and bending.  Work requires lifting up to 30 lbs. (boxes). Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Corps of Engineers Junction City, Oregon, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Full time
Summary About the Position:   The Portland District operates 13 dams in the Willamette River basin. Each dam contributes to a water resource management system that provides flood risk management, power generation, water quality improvement, irrigation, fish and wildlife habitat and recreation on the Willamette River and many of its tributaries. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a project Wildlife Biologist, you will plan, coordinate and conduct wildlife management activities consistent with program objectives. You will also assist in providing professional support to project staff in developing and implementing the wildlife management actions of the Project Operational Management Plans (OPMs). Review Annual Work Plans submitted by projects to ensure consistency with the Project Operational Management Plans (OPMs). Provide technical assistance to the projects in planning and conducting various wildlife management programs. Prepare periodic and special reports to include quarterly management and expenditure, nesting box utilization, and the status of wildlife populations and habitats, including federally listed Endangered Species and Species of Concern. Collect and analyzes field data. Maintain computerized files for wildlife management program. Plan and coordinate special training sessions for project wildlife coordinators, as required. Routinely oversees rangers, student interns and other employees in conducting various wildlife management activities. Plan and conduct inventories and surveys to collect basic biological information. Coordinate wildlife management activities and programs with representatives of other federal and state agencies having licenses or leases on Corps lands and waters in Willamette Valley Projects. Develop educational programs for the general public in the form of brochures, slide presentations and interpretive displays. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Virginia Department of Transportation Fairfax, VA, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Full time
Position Information Provide environmental leadership, technical guidance and assistance to project managers and support efforts in complying with VDOT’s Environmental Compliance and Stewardship goals. Assess environmental impacts of highway,   VDOT   facility construction, operations, and maintenance projects by producing   NEPA , Section 4-f, Capital Outlay, and Agricultural and, or Forestal District documents. Coordinate the State Environmental Review Process, Section 6-f agreements,   VOF   property conversions and undertake environmental studies and analysis. Provide oversight to localities administering projects for required environmental deliverables. Document Preparation: Prepare   NEPA   documents. Coordinate with others to provide schedule and estimate of environmental deliverables to project manager. Ensure all project documentation and files are available electronically to support administrative records. Request schedule revisions for   NEPA   document activities and maintain   CEDAR   project files. Advocate options to design engineers for avoidance and, or minimization and identify mitigation alternatives. Ensure   NEPA   document deliverables are reviewed for content and legal sufficiency per current Environmental Division policy before distribution. Perform quality control review of study deliverables in   NEPA   document. Prepare correspondence, reports, memorandums, and presentations. Technical Guidance: Provide professional technical expertise and guidance. Represent and coordinate written responses for scoping, preliminary field inspection, citizen information, field inspection, pre-ad conference, and public hearing meetings during project development. Notify other environmental areas of plan availability and need for written comments. Identify environmental risks to project development and strategies to minimize risk. Manage unplanned changes to project development. Manage studies in support of environmental documents. Coordinate plan submissions to ensure comments from previous submissions were addressed. Interpret 23   CFR   772 and State Noise Abatement Policy for noise-related complaint responses. Research and review other environmental study related public relations and complaint responses. Ensure all complaint and inquiry responses are reviewed before distribution and maintain copies in master file. SERP   Review: Coordinate the Environmental Review Process and implement   SERP . Perform Environmental Review Process per   SOP and determine whether project requires any environmental program review. Review Project Definition in   CEDAR   and verify accuracy of information. Activate projects requiring some type of environmental review in   CEDAR   and assign and, or perform appropriate tasks. Distribute information and location map to Resource agencies. Request schedule revisions as needed for   SERP   activities and maintain   CEDAR   project files. Compile agency responses and provide a determination of significance from the responses and field work. Investigate avoidance, minimization, and mitigation, distribution determination of significance and the   PEI ; and receiving comments from affected agencies. Present to the   IECC   and, or coordinate any necessary conflict resolution if appropriate.   Compile other environmental document deliverables. Prepare Ag and Forest District Reports. Prepare Section 4(f) evaluations and coordinate Section 4(f) de minims impact findings. Coordinate Section 6(f) agreements. Prepare Environmental Overviews. Ensure deliverables are reviewed for content and legal sufficiency per current Division policy. Compile environmental commitments on project assignments in   CEDAR , distributing them to other Divisions as appropriate. Local Assistance Project Delivery Assistance: Provide oversight and assistance to localities administering projects ( LAP ) under agreement with   VDOT . Attend meetings, compile and provide the Environmental Scoping Recommendations form, as well as other technical environmental guidance, to ensure applicant’s regulatory compliance on Enhancement or Locally Administered Projects. Ensure   LAP -prepared environmental documents meet   VDOT   quality control standards for acceptance. Ensure all project documentation and files are available electronically in the public folders in Outlook that would support an Administrative Record. Request schedule revisions as needed for   NEPA   document activities and maintain   CEDAR   project files. We are a “Virginia Values Veterans” (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.   VDOT   is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit “Information for   VDOT   Employees and Applicants” at: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/information_for_employees.asp We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics: Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore please access the following link: http://www.virginiadot.org/about/missionandvalues.asp  to review them and, if in agreement, we welcome you to apply. In addition to a rewarding work experience,   VDOT   offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching. Access the following link: http://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/benefits_of_working_at_vdot.asp for additional information. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Virginia Department of Military Affairs Fort Pickett, Blackstone, VA, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Full time
Job Description This position will plan, direct, and administer the environmental compliance program involving air and water quality, and hazardous materials and waste for Statewide facilities. Minimum Qualifications Working knowledge of environmental laws, policies, regulations, and procedures affecting the VaARNG; A working knowledge of all aspects of environmental compliance; Demonstrated ability to apply technical and scientific principles and practices to environmental compliance within legally mandated framework; To design, conduct and oversee environmental compliance projects; Excellent skills in communication, fiscal management, and project management. BS degree in environmental or related field; sufficient working experience + education may substitute for the degree. Special Requirements Employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of an extensive criminal background/security check and employment reference checks. Must have, and maintain, a valid Virginia Driver’s License for the duration of employment; Employment offers may be subject to any of the following:   1)Extensive criminal background check 2)Pre-employment drug screening 3)Employment reference checks 4)Virginia   DMV   Driver Alert System   5)Pre-employment physical examination, which may include a Hepatitis A test/immunization. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Covanta Morristown, NJ, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Full time
Position Description  About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit   www.covanta.com   . Information on our facilities is available at   www.covanta.com/Covanta-Map   . For career opportunities, visit   www.covanta.com/Careers   . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. The Environmental Scientist / Engineer is responsible for a variety of high level projects critical to ongoing compliance and environmental projects. Key examples are; Manage Covanta’s Environmental Management Information System (EMIS) as the primary point of contact for all EMIS system related matters. Support ongoing compliance and data base management for all Energy from Waste facilities. Conduct EMIS training with all regional and facility environmental teams to promote the use of EMIS. Perform research and analysis to support critical environmental initiatives on an enterprise level.  Additional job responsibilities include: Support audits at facilities Support environmental projects including permitting of existing and new facilities. Develop an understanding of regulations and permit conditions at energy from waste facilities Gain experience in field test programs (air and solid waste). Position Requirements  Education : • Minimum Bachelor of Science in engineering (chemical, mechanical, environmental) or science (biology, chemistry, environmental science).   Experience: • 0 - 2years of relevant experience including internships/Co-op. Examples of experience that are considered directly applicable include: Combustion and air pollution control technology, Software systems used for environmental and operational data management, Air, water and solid waste regulatory compliance Construction and operating permit development, renewal, and/or on-going compliance. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail • Proficiency in Excel is required; Experience in Excel VBA, data visualization platform (Qlikview/Power BI) is desired. • Strong verbal and written communication skills including technical documentation. • Attitude of ownership, ability to self-start, and carry work through to completion. • Proven ability to communicate technical issues/solutions to a non-technical audience • Able to travel to sites to support audits and field test programs (approx. 10-20%) Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Covanta Morristown, NJ, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Full time
Position Description  The Environmental Scientist / Engineer is responsible for a variety of high level projects critical to ongoing sustainability projects and permitting. Key examples are; Manage greenhouse gas reporting, Support data management necessary for the sustainability report Support research and reports necessary for sustainability indices, Support permitting of existing and new facilities. Additional job responsibilities include: Develop an understanding of regulations and permit conditions at energy from waste facilities Gain experience in field test programs (air and solid waste). Position Requirements  Minimum Education : Minimum Bachelor of Science in relevant engineering (chemical, mechanical, environmental) or science (biology, chemistry, environmental science).  Experience:   0 – 2 years of experience as an environmental professional. Experience and/or interest in a position with wide range of accountability through projects related to full scale operating facilities. Experience gained in the following areas / topics is considered directly applicable: Combustion and air pollution control technology, Software systems used for environmental and operational data management, Lifecycle analysis and carbon / greenhouse gas emission accounting, Air, water and solid waste regulatory compliance Construction and operating permit development, renewal, and/or on-going compliance. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Excellent organizational and time management skills to facilitate working on multiple projects. • Proficiency in Excel and Powerpoint. • Strong verbal and written communication skills including technical documentation. • Attitude of ownership, ability to self-start, and carry work through to completion.    Other Requirements:  Able to travel to support meetings, field test programs (approx. 10-20%)
Covanta West Wareham, Wareham, MA, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Internship- Paid
Position Description  About Covanta: Covanta is a world leader in providing sustainable waste and energy solutions. Annually, Covanta’s modern Energy-from-Waste facilities safely convert approximately 20 million tons of waste from municipalities and businesses into clean, renewable electricity to power one million homes and recycle approximately 500,000 tons of metal. Through a vast network of treatment and recycling facilities, Covanta also provides comprehensive industrial material management services to companies seeking solutions to some of today’s most complex environmental challenges. For more information, visit   www.covanta.com   . Information on our facilities is available at   www.covanta.com/Covanta-Map   . For career opportunities, visit   www.covanta.com/Careers   . Covanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. The Facility Operations Intern will provide operations and engineering support for optimizing operation of the Waste-to-Energy facility. The selected individual will work with Facility operations and maintenance personal and regional engineering to collect, organize and analyze operational data with the goal of optimizing facility performance. The responsibilities will include: • Tracing various mechanical and electrical systems • Creating database of nameplate information of facility equipment • Assisting in testing and analyzing gathered data • Support operation and maintenance departments in their daily duties • Review Technical Standards requirements and assist in organizing information needed to comply with those requirements Position Requirements  Pursuing Bachelor's degree in Engineering - Environmental preferred  Current Sophomore or Junior General understanding of Steam Power Plant operations Strong analytical and communication skills Strong PC skills including MS-Office and AutoCAD Travel to other facilities will be required Possession of reliable car, insurance and good driving record Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Foth
Dec 15, 2018
At Foth, every solution starts with you.  Founded in 1938 in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Foth offers a tradi­tion of personalized, client-centered service and smart solutions to a variety of government, industrial and commercial clients.  Our more than 600 employee members deliver technical excellence to our clients in three main areas:   Infrastructure ,   Environment , and   Production Solutions . Internally, our members in Foth Shared Services provide support to all Foth companies in the areas of Finance & Accounting, Information Technology, Operations, and Organizational Development. Foth Infrastructure and Environment, LLC   is currently seeking a team-focused, innovative, and results-oriented   Assistant Project Manager - Mining , who is looking for new learning experiences, opportunities for career growth, and a desire to contribute to our clients’ success.  This position will be based out of our  Minneapolis, MN,   Duluth, MN, or  Green Bay, WI  location.   Primary Responsibilities Assist in managing mining and other environmental projects by delivering projects within budget, schedule, and contractual commitments Complete technical portions of the work Assist in the coordination of legal or regulatory interaction on behalf of clients Assemble project teams and monitor project performance while mentoring, coaching, establishing objectives, and providing performance feedback for team members Assist in strategic planning, development, and deployment of projects Provide input to scope change orders with clients and subcontractors Develop relationships with clients which will lead to repeat business Participate in business development activities and proposal preparation Follow Foth’s standard project management processes Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills Understand and respond to overall trends, challenges and concerns with mining and other environmental projects Assist in preparing subcontractor agreements for work to satisfy client requirements Research various mining-related issues and provide viable solutions to those issues Required Qualifications Bachelor’s degree in engineering, science, or applicable technical discipline 5 years of experience working with mining projects of varying size and scope Previous experience with: Project scheduling and budget management Federal, state, and local permitting  Engineering and scientific applications to support a wide range of mining support functions Monitoring, sampling, and compliance reporting Preferred Qualifications 7+ years of experience working in the consulting engineering industry Professional registration or certification in project management Current MSHA certification Civil or geotechnical engineering background and experience Construction management capabilities Ability to scope and assemble teams, of internal and external staff, to provide project deliverables NEPA Impacts analysis to water resources Earthwork and related construction associated with mine construction and operations Financial assurance calculations  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Foth Ely, MN, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Full time
Foth Infrastructure & Environment, LLC   is currently seeking a team-focused, innovative, and results-oriented  Hydrogeologist / Hydrologist /   Geologist   for a long-term project at a client site in  Ely, MN .     Primary Responsibilities: Support  geology portion of mining projects as part of an interdisciplinary team of scientists and engineers Support the development of technical investigation plans for geological investigations in  unconsolidated deposits, sedimentary, and crystalline rock Conduct field investigations, including geologic mapping and drilling programs for resource assessments, geologic structure, or other subsurface studies Perform geological interpretation of data collected in the field and compiled from other sources Prepare factual reports and summary technical documents Perform data management function for projects in the mining market    Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Geology or a closely related field Previous experience through education or internships: Planning and coordinating geological field studies Interpretation and preparation of geologic maps and cross sections Numerical analysis of field investigation data   Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience with the following: Working with a technical consulting firm Providing oversight and logging duties on diamond drilling or rotary drilling programs Working for, or with, mining companies managing and evaluating large data sets Experience with geological investigations in unconsolidated, sedimentary, and crystalline rock environments Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
AMEC Foster Wheeler Berkshire, UK
Dec 15, 2018
Full time
Overview / Responsibilities We are currently seeking a reliable and highly motivated individual to assist our ecology team on a six-month contract.  This is an ideal opportunity for recent graduates or junior ecologists to obtain highly sought-after industry experience within a global, multi-disciplinary company. This role will provide an excellent first step on the consultancy ladder for the perfect candidate who wishes to progress with a career in ecology.   Our long established but still growing team delivers high quality ecological services on complex projects in a variety of sectors including transport, renewables, nuclear, other power, waste, minerals and property. Right now, we are looking for graduates to support on our major infrastructure projects based in the south-east of England.   Key Responsibilities You will work closely with other ecology team members and with colleagues in other technical disciplines to help deliver surveys to a high standard for clients. You will undertake a broad range of ecological survey work and have the opportunity to assist with reporting. The role will include: Assisting with ecological surveys including bat, great crested newt and reptile surveys; Collating and reviewing ecological information for desk studies; Potential to assist with data management, the production of reports and mapping. Throughout the candidate’s time at Wood there will be unique opportunities to learn and progress their career, with the potential to extend the temporary 6 month contract to a permanent position. The candidate will be paired with a mentor within the ecology team who will provide advice and support throughout the contract period. Skills / Qualifications Wood is looking for high-quality individuals who have an interest in ecology. The ideal candidate will possess: Willingness and eagerness to learn about ecology and wildlife legislation Ability to work well within a team Aptitude to show initiative Reliability, flexibility, and a willingness to work unsociable hours Good communication and organisation skills An ecology or related degree Clean, full U.K. driver’s licence Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Nature Bridge United States
Dec 15, 2018
Environmental Science Educators NatureBridge environmental science educators are skilled professionals who provide diverse student groups with meaningful experiences in nature's classroom. Our educators have significant experience and training in environmental education content, curricula, and pedagogy. NatureBridge values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strive to diversify our workforce and seek applications by individuals from all backgrounds, abilities, cultures, orientations, identities, and communities.   NatureBridge encourages opportunities for growth and professional development.  Primary Duties and Responsibilities Lead students through multi-day, hands-on, experiential learning experiences in outdoor settings. Using a student-centered approach, facilitate interactive, community-building environmental education activities for diverse student groups. Provide opportunities for students to engage in the practices of science. Lead by example to demonstrate positive and responsible environmental literacy and behavior. Differentiate and tailor programs that honor the backgrounds and needs of each school group, incorporating teacher requests within our educational framework, program logistics, and student interests. Cultivate an inclusive learning community using sensitivity to bring cultural relevance to program content and community relationships including students, teachers, and schools. Create and lead evening programs and/or assist National Park Service staff during evening programs weekly for up to 200 audience members. Provide occasional on-call and evening support when not teaching in the field. Manage student's physical, social, and emotional safety in outdoor settings using sound judgment and applying appropriate risk management decisions; administer and document first aid as needed. Actively participate in NatureBridge's efforts to assess and evidence student learning and program outcomes.  Provide comprehensive post-trip program debriefs.  Collect and share stories from the field to support NatureBridge's fundraising efforts. Actively participate in staff community by attending meetings and trainings as assigned. Shared housing is provided as a condition of employment. By providing housing, NatureBridge can ensure that educators are available and accessible to provide support for program participants in emergency situations, and that educators can work odd hours and split shifts required during typical programs. Other duties as assigned. Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. NatureBridge honors various types of work and training experiences as equivalencies to formalized education with a Bachelor’s degree. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Required experience and education Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in science, environmental or multi-disciplinary studies, or a related field. Current Wilderness First Responder* and CPR certification or willingness to complete training at your own expense shortly after being hired. *Wilderness First Aid accepted at some locations  Relevant formal or informal teaching experience. Ability to perform physically challenging work in the outdoors and in all weather conditions on uneven terrain. Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion within your teaching and community. Effective communication and interpersonal skills. A willingness to be coached and openness to feedback. Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and occasional weekends. Valid and current driver’s license necessary in some locations. Desirable qualifications Working experience with racial and ethnic minority groups, English Language Learners, urban youth, low-income communities, immigrant communities, LGBTQ communities, people with special needs, and other groups that are underrepresented in the field of environmental education. Involvement in community service projects, leadership, and social and environmental justice. Ability to speak and teach in a language other than English relevant to our student populations. For example, Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese in California; Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese, and Somali in Washington; Spanish, French, Amharic/Ethiopian, and German in the Mid-Atlantic region. Working experience with environmental education, science education, or residential outdoor education. Working knowledge of inquiry-based, multi-disciplinary science, and natural history. Advanced degree or teaching credential. Compensation Competitive compensation. Paid training days and sick pay. Full-time hires can elect to receive a comprehensive benefit plan, including: medical, dental, and vision; retirement; and paid vacation. Shared housing. The opportunity to live and grow in a spectacular location with an amazing community. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Salt Lake City Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Full time
Overview Under the direction of the Pretreatment Program Manager, facilitates implementation of the inspection requirements of the Industrial Pretreatment Program. Assists the Pretreatment Program Manager with the coordination and implementation of the monitoring of permitted industrial users for regulatory compliance. Reviews industrial user submittals and other reports, and develops permits for non-categorical and categorical facilities using approved permit boilerplates. Responsibilities Develops, revises, and renews permit basis documents and industrial wastewater discharge permits for Significant Industrial Users (SIUs) in accordance with 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 403, Utah Administrative Code, Salt Lake City Ordinance, and established Federal guidance documents. This may include, performing detailed regulatory research, conducting pre-permit inspections, and providing justification for inclusion of specific permit requirements such as permit duration, appropriate wastewater monitoring point location(s), analytical sample types, monitoring frequency, effluent limitations, and reporting requirements. Reviews routine industrial user submittals for compliance, including self-monitoring reports, permit renewal applications, 90-day compliance reports, toxic organic management plans and slug control plans. Schedules and conducts pre-permit, scheduled, and demand inspections of industrial users for compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations using approved Standard Operating Instructions (SOIs). Produces detailed and accurate inspection reports. Informs Pretreatment Program Manager of any changes or deficiencies and makes recommendations for appropriate remedial action. Schedules inspections of industrial users / facilities in accordance with established guidance and ensures that Federal, State, and local mandated timeframes are met. Evaluates whether an industrial user Makes recommendations to the Pretreatment Program Manager when inspection frequency should be increased due to observed non-compliances and when inspections should be conducted unannounced. Maintains inspection-tracking database. Assist with the evaluation of potential SIU for inclusion in the Pretreatment Program, including related inspection, review of industrial processes, evaluation of potential wastestreams and pollutants, and applicability of Federal, State, and local wastewater discharge regulations. Develop and provide a permit determination to the Pretreatment Program Manager outlining the basis for inclusion or omission of a given SIU to / from the Pretreatment Program. Prepares correspondence between the Pretreatment Program and industrial users for the Pretreatment Program Manager's review and signature. Responds to POTW operational threats as well as inquiries and complaints from citizens, industrial users, and other regulatory agencies. Conducts on-site investigations when problems are suspected or identified, and may assist in tracking illicit discharges or spills. Documents complaint resolution/response actions. Facilitates implementation of the Pretreatment Program Enforcement Response Plan, including on-site visits related to enforcement actions, development of enforcement actions, including but not limited to, warning letters, notices of violation, and administrative orders. Review of enforcement action responses from industrial users. Performs Significant Noncompliance calculations. Tracks compliance status of industrial users. May be requested to provide quality control review of documents prepared by Pretreatment Program staff to ensure, program compliance with Federal, State, and local regulatory requirements, and consistent implementation of City Policies for environmental protection and customer service. May be requested to train co-workers relative to inspection requirements and SOIs. Assists with development and implementation of pretreatment-related public outreach programs. Keeps full and accurate records of all activities, correspondence, and communications. Enters data in the Pretreatment database for historical record. Records and files industrial user self-monitoring reports. Maintains Industrial User files for quality control and litigation. Implements industrial wastewater sampling to ensure compliance with Federal, State, and local regulations and established Standard Operating Instructions (SOIs). Understands the different sampling methods, including composite and grab sampling techniques. Sampling may require the collection of bacteriological, organic and inorganic chemistry, and radiological samples. Conducts on-site analyses for pH, temperature, conductivity, and other tests as needed. Collects a variety of wastewater samples in appropriate containers with appropriate preservatives, giving consideration to sample collection requirements including holding times, and appropriate techniques. Transports samples under chain of custody, using appropriate transporting conditions, to the designated facility for analysis. Performs other duties as required. Qualifications Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in environmental studies, ecology, biology, public health, applied science, industrial technology, engineering or a closely related field. Or graduation from an accredited college or university with an Associate’s Degree in environmental studies, ecology, biology, public health, applied science, industrial technology, engineering or a closely related field; and two (2) years of paid professional experience. Demonstrated knowledge of industrial processes, their effect on the facility’s discharge stream and the potential influence on treatment plant operations. Understanding of industrial health and safety practices. Demonstrated knowledge of Pretreatment and Categorical Federal, State, and local regulations. Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing. Demonstrated ability to identify, assess and prioritize technical and scheduling issues.   DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS : Industrial facility inspection experience. Working knowledge of wastewater treatment processes and collection systems with Class II to IV Wastewater Treatment or Collection Certification. Regulatory experience, including enforcement and environmental compliance. Technical writing experience. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Arcata, CA, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Full time
Summary Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.   For additional information about the agency visit the  Bureau of Land Management, California   website. All positions may not be filled or they may be filled at different times depending on budget, hiring needs, and requirements.  These positions are temporary and are expected to last approximately 6 months. These positions have no promotion potential. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities These positions are located at the BLM, CA   Arcata Field Office   or the   King Range National Conservation Area   in Whitethorn, CA.  NOTE: These are not Law Enforcement positions.  Park Rangers support the BLM park and recreation programs. They work with the public to provide information and guidance. Duties may include but are not limited to; participating in evaluating visitor use patterns, preparing and maintaining recreation sites, and monitoring conditions of sites and natural and cultural resource. Park Rangers may develop and conduct interpretive hikes, walks, talks, and demonstrations to a variety  if age groups. They conduct patrols, safety inspections, and respond to emergency situations.  Work is mostly performed outdoors in all types of weather on rugged terrain to include; steep, wet, muddy, rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces. Position requires physical exertion such as, but not limited to,driving over unpaved roads, walking over rough terrain, standing for long periods of time, bending, digging, hiking, lifting, or similar activities. Duties may require carrying heavy backpacks, tools, rescue equipment, or other loads. Work may involve early morning hours, daytime hours, or night hours, and may require working holidays.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Corps of Engineers Memphis, TN, USA
Dec 15, 2018
Full time
Summary About the Position:   This position is located with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, Engineering & Construction Division, Hydraulics & Hydrology Branch. May be selected at any grade level (GS-07, GS-08, or GS-09) with non-competitive promotion potential to target grade. Non-competitive promotion potential to the target grade based on time-in-grade requirements and demonstrated ability to perform the higher graded duties. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Performs a variety of computations and analysis of water resource data, including stage and discharge data and weather information and prepares the data for Mississippi River Stage Forecasts. Prepare collected and verified data for inclusion in briefings and reports. Participates in Division level coordination calls and meetings to apply planned discharges to forecast and stay abreast of trends in forecasting, data analysis, and quality procedures. Daily contacts are made with private citizens and corporations concerned with river stages and river stage forecasts. Oversees final quality checks of collected data prior to inclusion in the Data Storage System. Processes sedimentation data collected by district personnel and/or by contract. Assists in the preparation of the annual water control management report. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com