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U.S. Forest Service United States
Sep 18, 2018
Temporary
The USDA Forest Service is on its Fall Blitz of recruiting Summer-Seasonal-Temporary jobs for 2019! Hundreds of vacancies for Fish & Wildlife Biologists, Biologists, Biological Aid-Technicians as of mid-Sept 2018.  Link will update automatically to current openings.  Also see USAjobs.gov.  
California Department of Fish & Wildlife Butte County, CA, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Job Description and Duties Duties: • Collect and record data from pairs of spawning Chinook  • Follow data and eggs to the incubation area • Collect and record data on eggs and fish throughout the incubation period • Gather all information and enter information on data sheets  • Ensure all data sheets are legible and accurate • Clean equipment  • Collect and record data from pairs of spawning Chinook  • Follow data and eggs to the incubation area • Collect and record data on eggs and fish throughout the incubation period • Gather all information and enter information on data sheets  • Ensure all data sheets are legible and accurate • Clean equipment  Hours:   Working hours will typically be 7:30-4:00, but it may change depending   on hatchery needs. You will find additional information about the job in the   Duty Statement . Working Conditions Work long hours in the field (typically in a hatchery setting). Drive several hours to sample collection sites (typically on paved roads). Work outside in all weather conditions. Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification. FISH AND WILDLIFE SCIENTIFIC AID   Additional Documents Job Application Package Checklist Duty Statement Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
California Department of Toxic Substances Control Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
Job Description and Duties Under the close supervision (Ranges A and B) or general direction (Ranges C and D) of the Senior Engineering Geologist (Supervisory) in the Santa Susana Field Laboratory Branch (SSFL) of the Site Mitigation and Restoration Program, the Environmental Scientist (ES) serves as project manager and oversees all aspects of assessment, investigation and/or cleanup of assigned hazardous waste/substance sites and other administrative duties. Specific duties include, but are not limited to: Project Management Plans and manages a workload consisting of multiple assignments on projects with sometimes conflicting deadlines to ensure all assignments are completed on time and within budget. Prepares and maintains accurate project schedules to facilitate allocation of resources. Prepares estimates for oversight costs for each assigned project and follows up with the Responsible Parties to ensure payment of invoices of billed activities. Routinely updates and maintains project information on existing sites in DTSC’s EnviroStor database, including uploading major milestone documents to EnviroStor on a timely basis. Maintains site files and databases for internal and external use. Communicates, internally and externally, the status of assignments, recommendations, or issues and prepares clear written documents free of errors in grammar or punctuation. Conducts assignments in a team environment by providing information and coordinating project work with other team members. This includes participating in team-based decision making, respectfully resolving disputes and maintaining an environment of trust. Document Preparation/Analysis Reviews or prepares technical reports and other documents including, but not limited to: Phase I, Preliminary Endangerment Assessment/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act Facility Assessment, Site Characterization workplan and reports, Sampling and Analysis Plans, Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment, pilot and treatability studies, feasibility studies, remedy selection documents, design, implementation, completion reports, operation and maintenance plans, five-year reviews and long term monitoring reports for compliance with approved plans; evaluates scientific data, site conditions, and the potential overall impact to public health and the environment and makes risk management decisions that support selection of remedy and allows integration of the remedy with site development; reviews or prepares cost estimates and coordinates with the other DTSC staff to ensure adequate financial assurance mechanisms are in place for the selected remedy and long term operation and maintenance; designs and participates in discovery projects especially in environmental justice areas, to identify sites that pose a risk to human health and the environment; and researches, scopes, reviews and/or comments on proposals to utilize emerging and green technologies, including bioremediation, mycoremediation, phytoremediation, nanotechnology and life cycle assessment and management. Field Activities Coordinates and conducts on-site oversight of field activities including the collection of field samples, construction of remedies, and remedial system operation and maintenance to ensure compliance with approved plans and applicable health and safety protocols. Performs site inspections to verify compliance with site order or agreement requirements, including compliance with land use covenants. Public Outreach Coordinates with other local, state and federal regulatory agencies to assure compliance with actions being taken on site projects. Interfaces and coordinates with members of the public, legislators, the regulated community, other agencies, and the media, to provide and explain site information. Prepares or reviews public participation plans, work notices, public notices, and/or fact sheets. Participates in community meetings, workshops, and interviews to address community concerns and to promote transparency of DTSC project decisions. Responds to public inquiries or complaints.   You will find additional information about the job in the   Duty Statement . Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification. ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST   Additional Documents Job Application Package Checklist Duty Statement Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Integral Group Sydney NSW, Australia
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
Are You Ready? Willing? Able? THE POSITION​ Do you have a deep passion for innovation, sustainable design and environmental responsibility?   Do you enjoy creating exceptional results from challenging opportunities?   Do you have a high degree of integrity, professional ethics, respect and personal accountability? Integral Group is seeking a passionate, business-savvy, and sustainability-oriented engineers to establish and grow our practice in Sydney, Australia. This is a position for someone who is excited by the opportunity to pioneer and secure Integral Group’s position in the local market and bring our vision and values to a new clientele. You will bring a high degree of professional ethics and genuine passion for the company’s mission. You will set the cultural tone that cultivates and maintains a working environment where our principles of “Trust, Nurture, and Inspire” guide daily behaviours. Working with our leadership team, you will develop and execute a strategic, multi-year business plan outlining the growth and trajectory of the Australia practice. You have a palpable desire to tackle design opportunities and challenges enthusiastically and pragmatically, to ensure quality is the cornerstone of every project delivery. Through your passion, conviction and commitment, you will establish Integral Group as the leader in deep green engineering and design in Australia and beyond. Integral Group offers a competitive salary, performance-related bonus and comprehensive benefits. The Principal: Works with Integral’s Management Team to control and coordinate business development, sales/marketing, team targets, team personnel, technical design and related activities Takes lead on obtaining new sustainability work and assisting with the development of other revenue streams Develops, establishes, and administers procedures and systems pertaining to team management matters Prepares work load, sales forecasts and team resources/schedule for administrative and managerial functions Takes lead on implementing a system and developing a structure to improve on the process of project delivery as well as ensuring relevant resources, delivery tools and documentation are kept up to date, organized and accessible in order to increase the revenue and profitability of the team Manages in-house development and/or regular updates of Green Star project delivery tools such as project delivery structure and checklists, credit documentation tools, etc. Manages in-house development of internal expertise of the Sustainability team for additional services such as detailed design of green design elements, IDP and charrette facilitation, etc. Manages in-house development and maintenance of Sustainability/Green/Green Star resources for use by all teams providing Integral’s core services Upholds and maintains Integral Group design standards and will be responsible for  specifications, documentation, standardization, quality assurance, cost and value analysis and the broader aspects of Sustainability Is fully responsible and accountable for their design team Reviews staffing regularly and distributes tasks effectively and consistent with staff skill sets Works with Human Resources and makes recommendations for staff hiring, terminations, and issues related to performance discipline Serves as a principal liaison for selected clients and/or projects SKILLS Demonstrated leadership abilities  Planning project resources, maintaining schedules and budget Project Management Experience  Mentoring and sharing work experience knowledge for the benefit of other employees and the office Collaboration in multi-discipline project teams to develop drawing and specification documents for issuance to architects, contractors and building owners Active listening skills and the ability to resolve conflict within teams and client Developing master and project specifications Superior interpersonal skills with clients and staff Surveying and evaluating existing conditions Construction administration Upholds, lives, and delivers the core values of the company Other tasks as needed to ensure timely and thorough support to our clients QUALIFICATIONS 3+ years management and leadership experience in a MEP consulting environment 10+ years years of experience in administering Green Star certification services and providing ESD / Sustainability Design and/or PM experience in a MEP consulting firm BS Architectural Engineering, BS Mechanical or Electrical, Environmental Engineering or equivalent degree is an asset  Green Star Accredited Professional Practical knowledge of building design, HVAC systems, and building codes Strong communication skills – written and oral Team management skills DESIRED Green Star Accredited Professional Experience with BIM (especially Revit) Proficient in using the latest version of Building Codes, ASHRAE Standards, MNECB, and latest sustainable tools and guidelines Sustainable design experience Environmentally minded with an understanding of energy and climate change issues Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
SWCA Environmental Consultants Baton Rouge, LA, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
About the opportunity SWCA Environmental Consultants has an opportunity for an Environmental Specialist who has experience conducting wetland delineation work.  The role will work from our Baton Rouge, LA office but work primarily in the field.   This is an excellent opportunity to utilize and grow your experience!   What you will accomplish Conduct wetland delineations, mostly linear projects such as pipelines. Prepare field equipment, identify and plan field logistics, and provide oversight of survey implementation and data management. Accurately and completely record data on field forms or in other required formats. Use topographic maps, aerial photographs, GPS units, and other maps and tools to navigate to and from project areas. Operate SWCA vehicles safely and follow all required safety protocols. Occasionally technical report writing is required. Travel to remote locations in Louisiana and potentially other states for short and long durations. Sleep in hotels and sometimes work long hours in the field.   Experience and qualifications for success Candidates  MUST  have a minimum of one year of experience conducting wetland delineations per the Corps of Engineers Manual. A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Biology, Ecology, Botany, or related field is required. A master’s degree or higher is preferred. Candidates must have the ability to conduct fieldwork for long hours in inclement weather conditions and ability to walk up to 10 miles per day, often in rugged terrain, carrying equipment weighing up to 40 pounds. Candidates must be willing to travel on short notice. Candidates must be willing to work variable hours. Candidates must have experience with the identification of flora in the Gulf Coast. Candidates must have the ability to record complete and accurate field notes. Ability to take initiative, resolve problems, and create improved procedures to assure tasks are completed in the most effective and efficient manner is required. Flexibility and willingness to learn company procedures, and ability to implement traditional and novel field methods and scientific approaches is required. Ability to work independently and to work synergistically as part of a collaborative team of technicians and resource scientists is required. The ability to drive a 4WD vehicle on rugged, backcountry roads is preferred. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Rockingham County, VA, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
Job Description The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Valley Region Office seeks a qualified individual to conduct plan reviews for private, state, and federal construction projects submitted in accordance with the Virginia Stormwater Management and Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Programs. The selected candidate will review projects located throughout the state; however, the majority of the workload will be plans associated with projects located within the designated region. This position is to conduct plan reviews including initial reviews, resubmissions, and construction drawings reviews. This position will be essential in assisting local storm water program implementation and will provide plan reviews as part of the locality erosion and sediment control and stormwater program reviews. Participating in the agency erosion and sediment control and stormwater management classes as an instructor is also an expectation of the selected candidate. Minimum Qualifications • Education or experience relating to environmental science/engineering principles; construction stormwater management, hydrology and hydraulic engineering principles, and regulatory plan review.   • Demonstrated knowledge of stormwater management, erosion and sediment control practices related to land disturbing activities.   • Ability to express complex ideas and concepts clearly and concisely both orally and in writing.   • Computer skills including MS Office and data base management.   • A valid driver’s license. Preferred Qualifications • Experience in stormwater management and erosion and sediment control plan reviews (federal, state or local government) is preferred. • Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control and Stormwater plan review certification is preferred. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
New York State Dept of Environmental Conservation Albany, NY, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
Duties/Responsibilities Develop and implement online content for websites and related digital platforms Utilize the agency's digital content management system to create, modify and edit web pages for the agency Collaborate with program staff on content development Capture and analyze digital media metrics and assist in addressing issues with the website manager Coordinate special web and digital projects for the agency (high-profile web page development, website content audit, digital analytics reports, etc.) Coordinate content management system training for all agency content contributors Coordinate messaging among the agency's various digital communication products Minimum Qualifications Strictly adhered to based on Civil Service requirements Non-Competitive Minimum Qualifications: Six years of experience in public relations, social media and digital communications. Associates, bachelors, or masters degree in Communications, English, Public Relations, Social Media, Digital Communications, or similar degree, substitutes for two, four or five years. *55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the non-competitive minimum qualifications above and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Federal Emergency Management Agency United States
Sep 18, 2018
Open & closing dates:  09/18/2018 to 10/02/2018 This job will close when we have received 200 applications which may be sooner than the closing date.  Learn more Location Negotiable After Selection, United States.  MANY vacancies Summary RESERVIST APPOINTMENTS : The Reservist Program is an appointment type granted under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, Section 306 (b), which authorizes FEMA to appoint such temporary employees as necessary to accomplish work authorized under the Act. View   common definitions   of terms found in this announcement. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to support survivors and first responders in communities all across the United States of America and its territories.  FEMA prepares the nation for all hazards and manages federal response and recovery efforts following any national incident. We foster innovation, reward performance and creativity, and provide challenges on a routine basis with a well-skilled, knowledgeable, high performance workforce. Please visit   www.fema.gov   for additional information. Now FEMA looks to you, join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. We are seeking talented individuals who are eager to assist disaster survivors on an   intermittent, on-call basis . FEMA Reservists are incident management responders, hired under the Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act. Reservists are a significant factor in the agency workforce in responding to disasters. These employees deploy to perform activities directly related to disasters, emergencies, projects, or activities of a non-continuous nature. Reservist positions are temporary appointments within the Excepted Service and are not to exceed 2 years in duration.   Work opportunities are intermittent due to the irregular nature of disasters and Reservist employees are not guaranteed regular recurring hours, deployments, or renewal of employment.   Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a FEMA Reservist! EMERGENCY ASSIGNMENT:   Every FEMA employee has regular and recurring emergency management responsibilities, though not every position requires routine deployment to disaster sites. All positions are subject to recall around the clock for emergency management operations, which may require irregular work hours, work at locations other than the official duty station, and may include duties other than those specified in the employee's official position description. Travel requirements in support of emergency operations may be extensive in nature (weeks to months), with little advance notice, and may require employees to relocate to emergency sites with physically austere and operationally challenging conditions. In this position, you will provide subject matter expertise and support during the historic preservation process review. Primary duties include the following: Making recommendations on historic preservation policy and procedures, program guidance, and training information on historic preservation compliance issues; Developing and maintaining liaison with State, Tribal, and Federal resource agencies, and private sector organizations, in order to coordinate compliance issues, disseminate technical information, and maintain knowledge of government-wide programs and initiatives associated with implementation of historic preservation laws and their impact on the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, and related disaster assistance laws; Analyzing and recommending implementation of guidance, policies, procedures, and directives to enhance historic preservation compliance strategies and further integrate considerations into the delivery of FEMA’s assistance programs; Identifying historic resource considerations in a Preliminary Damage Assessment (PDA) and undertakings in accordance with the National Historic Preservation Act; and Providing all assistance to the supervisor and staff on assignments in support of FEMA’s disaster programs by researching historic preservation compliance requirements procedures and guidelines to effectively and expeditiously ensure compliance with appropriate historic requirements. Travel Required 75% or less - In addition to frequent travel related to deployment(s), occasional non-emergency travel may also be required. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
California Department of Fish & Wildlife Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
Job Description and Duties Under supervision of the Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory), the Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist) will be responsible for the planning and implementation of the Wildlife Conservation Board’s (WCB) statewide Inland Wetlands Conservation Program (IWCP) and the UC Natural Reserve System Program (NRSP).  The incumbent will act as the WCB’s authority and statewide point of contact for Federal, State, local agencies, tribes, non-governmental organizations, and private individuals and companies for all of the WCB’s IWCP and NRSP related issues.  This position will participate in high level scientific and policy discussions and work collaboratively to resolve complex natural resources issues; develop and maintain program criteria; solicit grant proposals; coordinate administrative review and evaluation of applications.   The Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist) leads the effort in developing project criteria and implementing projects for IWCP and NRSP.  The incumbent will perform senior level review of project applications including analysis of their technical and scientific merit and feasibility; ensure proper application of ecosystem priorities and relative environmental values; and identify critical environmental issues. This position also negotiates all terms and conditions for project planning, design, implementation, and management activities based on best available science; provides technical assistance to applicants and grantees regarding habitat enhancement and restoration criteria.  The incumbent will evaluate environmental impacts of implementing habitat protection and restoration projects and associated activities; develop and implement protocols to measure, survey, and monitor performance criteria, based on sound science; prepare and present project proposals to the WCB for approval and represent the WCB on public hearings and forums.    In addition to the above, the Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist) will have a broad knowledge of the legislative process; California and Federal environmental regulatory and resource management laws, regulations, plans, programs, and policies relating to their program area; resource management practices and techniques; and chemical substances and waste materials and their interactions with and effects on public health and the environment. Some overnight travel required for site inspections, monitoring and meetings with project partners and constituents. You will find additional information about the job in the   Duty Statement . Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification. SENIOR ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENTIST (SPECIALIST)   Additional Documents Job Application Package Checklist Duty Statement Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
California Air Resources Board Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
Job Description and Duties The California Air Resources Board (CARB) is seeking an individual with expertise in the health impacts of air pollution exposure or expertise in a related health science, a strong background in statistical analysis, and a desire to work in a nationally and internationally recognized air pollution control agency. The CARB’s mission is to promote and protect California’s public health, welfare, and ecological resources by reducing air pollution while recognizing and considering the effects on the state’s economy. Some of the CARB’s highest priorities are examining how air pollutants, climate change, and public policy impact public health. The successful candidate will work with a diverse team of CARB scientists on in-house studies and extramural research that helps to provide the information used as the basis of many of CARB’s air pollution and climate change regulatory activities. The responsibilities of the candidate will include work on research projects that investigate issues related to the health impacts of air pollution statewide, at the regional level, and in local communities. Additionally, the successful candidate will investigate ways that sustainable community design can affect air pollution exposures and public health. Effective communication of health research results to management, the general public, local air districts, and Members of the Board is an essential component of this position. Some travel may be required.   You will find additional information about the job in the   Duty Statement . Minimum Requirements You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification. AIR POLLUTION SPECIALIST   Additional Documents Job Application Package Checklist Duty Statement Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
New York State Dept of Environmental Conservation Avon, NY, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Duties/Responsibilities Manage remediation projects for hazardous waste sites, including report review and approvals, oversight of fieldwork by consultants and contractors, citizen outreach, preparation of technical reports, and other activities in accordance with Division's remediation programs. Conduct field inspections and environmental sampling related to the investigation, classification, and remediation of inactive hazardous waste disposal sites and other contaminated sites administered by DER. Provide hydro-geological review for regional-lead sites in DER's remedial programs, including assisting other DER staff in evaluating geologic information. Attend meetings and present technical information to management, other state agencies, industry representatives, engineering consultants, interest groups and the public. Must be able to read and interpret regulations and technical documents, and communicate effectively and professionally with the public both verbally and in writing. Must be proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel. Additional duties to be discussed at interview. Minimum Qualifications Strictly adhered to based on Civil Service requirements Minimum Qualifications for Provisional Appointments: Bachelor's degree or higher in geological sciences, which includes engineering geology, geophysics, geochemistry, earth science, or environmental geoscience. OR A Bachelor's degree in a related science or engineering degree and a Master's or Doctoral degree in geological sciences. Reassignment   - Currently in the title and an employee of DEC or Reinstatement Eligible   - Previously held the title on a permanent competitive basis or held a title as indicated under the transfer eligible section on a permanent competitive basis. or Transfer Eligible   - One year of permanent competitive service at Salary Grade 13 or higher and: Eligible for transfer under Section 70.4: Must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below; 55-b/55-c Candidates must meet the open competitive minimum qualifications below and include with their resume or application, a copy of the letter from Civil Service which indicates approval for the 55-b/55-c program. Open competitive minimum qualifications (provided for 55b/c candidates and 70.4 transfer eligibles). Bachelor's degree or higher in geological sciences, which includes engineering geology, geophysics, geochemistry, earth science, or environmental geoscience. OR A Bachelor's degree in a related science or engineering degree and a Master's or Doctoral degree in geological sciences. NOTE: In accordance with Chapter 475 of the Laws of 2014, all professional geologists in New York State must obtain licensure under Title VIII of the Education Law; based on this, if appointed to this position you will be required to obtain your Fundamentals of Geology within two years of your permanent appointment date. Additional Comments Must have valid driver's license or demonstrate the ability to meet the transportation needs of the position. Use of personal protection equipment, including a respirator, will be required. Travel and overnight travel may be required. Must successfully complete (or have completed) the 40-hour OSHA 1910.120 training course and all other required training. Must complete an annual Health and Safety Program including medical monitoring, fit testing, and 40 (or 8) hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Richmond, VA, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
Job Description The Department of Environmental Quality, Office of Air Compliance Coordination, seeks a qualified applicant to fill a compliance program coordinator position providing technical assistance to regional staff, the regulated community, and the general public regarding   DEQ   regulations, rules of the State Air Pollution Control Board, and Air Compliance program. Specific duties for this position include ongoing efficiency reviews to streamline the inspection, report review, and documentation process; inspection planning, workload analyses, and resource allocation; regional support and guidance development regarding source emissions demonstration including stack tests, RATAs, and CGAs; agency tax exemption certifications; and performance of internal programmatic auditing and assessment to promote consistency and effective implementation of applicable state and federal regulations. Minimum Qualifications The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate considerable knowledge of and experience with compliance inspection and enforcement of state and federal air pollution control laws and regulation, industrial processes and operations, engineering principles and practices of air pollution control equipment and technology, stack test observation and   EPA   test methods, data analysis, and review of technical reports. The successful candidate must also be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively to express complex ideas and concepts clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, to allow them to develop, evaluate, and implement procedures, and effect change regarding the air compliance program. The successful candidate should possess strong general and specialized computer skills including database applications, the Microsoft Office suite, email and scheduling applications, as well as general professional skills including technical writing and report development, general interpersonal interaction, organization, analysis, and problem solving, and the ability to manage time and resources to successfully meet project goals and deadlines with minimal supervision. Preferred Qualifications A degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in engineering and/or natural sciences is preferred. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality Rockingham County, VA, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
Job Description The Valley Regional Office is seeking a qualified applicant to receive and process incoming reports of leaking underground and aboveground storage tanks and advise the public of regulatory requirements relating to petroleum storage tanks. Directs responsible persons to proceed in accordance with technical standards, state regulations and established procedures. Performs site investigations; reviews reports of hydrogeologic investigations; makes recommendations concerning remediation and corrective action of subsurface petroleum releases based on risk to receptors. Reviews monitoring results. Investigates reports of petroleum-contaminated water supplies and performs field inspections. Writes technical memoranda and correspondence. Enters detailed tracking information into databases and spreadsheets. Minimum Qualifications Must have strong technical writing skills and excellent oral communication skills. Strong computer and keyboarding skills are essential. Knowledge, skills and abilities in hydrogeology; geology; chemistry; environmental science and engineering; oral and written communications; project management; PC database operations; knowledge of federal/state/local environmental laws and regulations. Also highly desirable: Knowledge, skills, and abilities in groundwater/leaking   UST  remediation; groundwater computer modeling; and groundwater pollution assessment. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
St. John's River Water Management District Palatka, FL, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
Job Summary : This is work providing technical assistance to the District's forest, fire and land management programs.   Job duties include : Operates and maintains fire management equipment under a wide variety of conditions to install and maintain pre-suppression firelines; ensures that firelines are in compliance with the applicable Silvicultural BMP's; provides dozer/plow equipment stand-by during prescribed fire operations; assists with wildfire suppression operations. Assists with forest and land management projects including marking timber, cruising timber, site preparation, and reforestation; conducts wildlife and plant surveys, trail maintenance, and boundary maintenance projects; assists with the coordination of contractors to ensure contract specifications are followed. Operates and maintains equipment utilized in support of fuels management and restoration projects such as farm tractors with mower, roller choppers, harrows, tillers, mulchers, Marsh Masters, airboats, etc. Performs administrative tasks including the submission of weekly schedules, time sheets, monthly activity reports; attends various meetings.   Minimum Qualifications : A high school diploma or G.E.D., and two years experience in natural resource management. Candidate must hold and maintain a valid Florida Class A Commercial Driver License with N endorsement or the ability to maintain within six months from date of hire. An Associate degree from and accredited college in biology, forest technology, or related field can substitute for required experience. SJRWMD has determined this to be a mandatory-testing position as described in Section 440.102, Florida Statutes. Any offer of employment for a mandatory-testing position will be contingent upon successfully passing a drug screening paid by SJRWMD. The SJRWMD Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for review in the Careers section at www.sjrwmd.com.   Additional Details : Base Salary: $30,992.00 Your application will receive careful consideration and, if selected for an interview, you will be contacted to schedule an appointment. St. Johns River Water Management District participates in E-Verify. E-Verify is an internet based system that allows businesses to determine the eligibility of their employees to work in the United States. Equal Employment Opportunity/Veterans’ Preference/Drug-Free and Tobacco-Free Workplace   Closing Date:  Open until filled Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
MidAmerican Energy Des Moines, IA, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
Description Provides leadership and direction to MidAmerican Energy Company for environmental permitting, compliance, program and training requirements. Directs and coordinates the work of a department of professionals responsible for ensuring environmental compliance and enhancing the environmental resources of the company.   Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Functions) Direct the development and implementation of regulatory strategies for construction and operating permits, environmental impact statements, and interface with regulatory agencies on permit conditions, variances or other environmental areas.      Provide leadership and assistance in developing and maintaining operational goals and budgets for the business platform.    Provide guidance, counsel and direction to management that will build long term value by identifying, developing and implementing strategic environmental initiatives that establish external competitive advantages.     Perform additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.    Perform supervisory activities, including employee safety, selection and development of employees, employee counseling and motivation and salary administration. Assist in the administration of the department budget and reporting the work performed within the department.        Qualifications Bachelor's degree in environmental engineering, environmental sciences, political science, public policy or the physical sciences. An advanced degree in business, engineering or law is preferred.      Ten years of experience, with a minimum of five years’ experience with environmental issues in a management or lead capacity.     Advanced knowledge of environmental laws and regulations.     Strong project management and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and issues concurrently and under tight deadlines.    Strong communication skills with the demonstrated ability to communicate complex information accurately and understandably in written and verbal form.     Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with government agencies, trade groups and other industries.     Computer skills including competency with spreadsheets, word processors, presentation tools, etc. or a demonstrated ability to learn such skills.            Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Integral Group Austin, TX, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
MEP Project Manager Austin, TX - Full Time Do you bring 7+ years of MEP or construction project management experience? Do you have a deep passion for innovation, sustainable design, and environmental responsibility? Do you enjoy getting great results from challenging opportunities? Do you have a high degree of integrity, professional ethics, respect, and responsibility? Are you a resourceful person with a positive attitude? Will you bring energy and enthusiasm to the office? Are you prepared to learn and grow with us? If so, we want to hear from you! Integral Group’s Austin office is seeking an experienced MEP Project Manager to manage and deliver cutting edge, deep green buildings. Our project types include sustainable higher education, science & technology, healthcare, mission critical, and commercial building projects. SKILLS Team Management Work with Integral Group’s Management Team (headed by Managing Principal) to control and coordinate business development, sales/marketing, team targets, team personnel/staffing, technical design and related activities Develop, establish, and administer procedures and systems pertaining to team management matters Prepare workload, sales forecasts and team resources/schedule for administrative and managerial functions Project Work Forecasting Work with Project Team Leads to thoroughly review project proposals and contracts to ensure that: Project plans are set up in congruence with contractual documents Projects are managed against the inclusions/exclusions Additional services are requested when deemed necessary Provide workload forecasting as new projects are secured and provide progress analysis regarding prospective unsecured projects (integrating efforts of the Marketing Team) Update Integral accounting system information for effective use by the Management and Marketing Teams Recommend distribution of new work based on staff availability as established by the team workload requirements Client Liaison/Communication Serve as the principal liaison with selected clients or major projects Represent Integral Group at meetings with project clients and other project stakeholders as required Company representative at related association meetings, plus dealing with city, provincial and federal officials Teaching Skills Mentor staff in all phases of design process and make recommendations to HR on training requirements Utilize leadership skills and motivation techniques to maximize employee productivity and satisfaction Quality Assurance Affect and implement programs to improve the quality of our service, products and systems to meet client's requirements and expectations and to minimize costs and maximize the company's competitive position Ensure quality is the responsibility of every design team member. Engage all team members in quality issues to ensure that the quality control function is effectively performed Utilize the quality assurance and control programs in the company Assure adequate field review services are provided to ensure adherence of contract documents QUALIFICATIONS 7+ years of MEP and/or construction Project Management experience Superior interpersonal skills with clients and staff Communication and coaching skills Demonstrated leadership abilities Project budgeting skills Able to promptly resolve team management problems  Organized with exceptional prioritization skills and the ability to effectively balance conflicting priorities Time management skills; able to complete commitments in an accurate and timely manner D ESIRED LEED Accreditation Experience with BIM/Revit Experience with sustainable design Environmentally-minded THE COMPANY Trust. Nurture. Inspire. We are agents of change. Our vision is to be the leading global deep green engineering practice. We believe that net zero energy buildings and living buildings need to become the norm within a generation. Our passion for sustainable design runs deep. Since inception, our firm has attracted talented engineers from around the world. For us, sustainability is second nature and our design approach continues to be a reflection of our commitment to creating a better future for generations to come. Our team’s experience and training put them at the forefront of sustainable design practices and technologies. We are focused on making a difference in the world – and being a great place to work. We offer a competitive compensation package, profit sharing, as well as excellent benefits, training, development, and an upbeat work environment. Integral Group is an EEO employer. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Corps of Engineers Tionesta, PA, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
Summary About the Position:   This position serves as a natural resources management staff specialist for a major water resource project and will perform a variety of assignments involving all aspects of project operations including natural resources management and recreation. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Responsibilities include long and short range planning, administration, coordination, and management of various project activities. Serves as a uniformed ranger with designation as an Office of the United States for the purpose of enforcing pertinent regulations and laws. Plans and executes natural resources analyses pertaining to forest management (including disease and insect control), wildlife management, natural, cultural, and historical resource interpretation, and public safety hazards. Develops approaches to problems, personally collects or supervises collection of data, analyses results, and makes recommendations for actions. Participates in the development of various planning documents, including Master Plans and Operational Management Plans (OMP), for management of natural resources. Participates in conservation, preservation, restoration and use of project natural and cultural resources. Prescribes and implements resource management actions that promote biodiversity and native species re-establishment. Develops and administers the agricultural outgrant program designed to protect and further enhance fish, wildlife, vegetative, and water resources. Prepares documents pertaining to leasing and managing project lands. Evaluates proposed real estate actions and Shoreline Use Permit applications for environmental, cultural, and public use impacts and performs outgrand and shoreline use inspections. Performs surveillance of lake and watershed environments to monitor water quality and investigate sources of degradation. Plans, conducts, and evaluates visitation surveys to determine such factors as use patterns, frequency of visits, demand for facilities, etc. Makes various personal contacts to explain policies and regulations to project visitors and to guide public recreation users on natural resources values and responsibility for land stewardship. Plans, promotes, and presents visitor information programs, such as environmental awareness programs, water safety programs, wildlife observation, and volunteer opportunities. Patrols the project ares, operating a boat or motor vehicle, to observe and check compliance with regulator and administrative requirements. Collects and records weir and piezometer information and reports to District Office. Inspects dam and appurtenant structures and equipment using standard inspection checklists. Maintains daily log on operating data such as water inflow and outflow, gate settings, changes in water storage, and any unusual occurrences in daily operation. Travel Required 25% or less - You may be expected to travel up to 10% of the time for this position. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Boston, MA, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
Summary Earth Day is every day at EPA!  At EPA, you can protect human health and the environment of all Americans, and you’ll discover that EPA is one great place to work!  We offer great benefits and work flexibilities, and our diverse workforce connects to more than just a career--we share a common passion to promote a cleaner, healthier environment.  Discover how exciting safeguarding our natural resources and protecting human health can be.  Find yourself at EPA. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities At the entry level of this position, you will:   - Where state, local, or tribal agency has not been delegated authority to prepare permits for treatment, storage and disposal facilities (issuance, re-issuance, and modification), assist in the collection of necessary information from applicants, state, local, or tribal agency representatives, and EPA staff.  And/Or  Where state, local, or tribal agency has been delegated permit authority, assist senior permit specialist to provide technical support and guidance on permits to state, local or tribal personnel; - Assist senior permit specialist to provide technical support to state, local, or tribal agencies regarding well-defined technical and scientific criteria and methods;  - Assist senior permit specialist to resolve issues related to permit requirements and participate in the defense of permits against legal challenges with Office of Regional Counsel (ORC);  - Assist senior permit specialist to respond to permit inquiries.  When entering a Federal job at a grade level lower than the highest promotion potential level, you may be promoted to more complex duties and work more independently, as your career progresses. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
Open & closing dates:    09/18/2018   to   09/24/2018. This job will close when we have received   25 applications   which may be sooner than the closing date.   Learn more Summary What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?   Salary: $44,937 (Step 01) to $58,413 (Step 10);   NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01.  There is one vacancy; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional vacancies if they become available.  Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Biological Science Technician within the Western Ecological Research Center, some of your specific duties will include: - Conducts field surveys of sea otters and other marine mammals - Collects, records, summarizes, organizes and/or files data using a variety of standardized data collection procedures and equipment - Records, summarizes, organizes, and assists with data analysis - Works with or provides assistance to other federal, state, and public and private organizations, including presentations at professional meetings, answering questions, providing orientation talks, and developing responses to routine biological correspondence. - Assists with writing of technical reports to funding agencies and with development of scientific publications. - Trains and oversees volunteers and lower-graded employees. Travel Required Occasional travel - Occasional travel away from home may be required up to 3 nights per month. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Metropolitan Council Minneapolis, MN, USA
Sep 18, 2018
Full time
WHO WE ARE We are the Metropolitan Council, the regional government for the seven-county Twin Cities metropolitan area.  We plan 30 years ahead for the future of the metropolitan area and provide regional transportation, wastewater, and housing services.    More information about us on our website. We are committed to supporting a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Metro Transit   is one of the country's largest transit systems, employs more than 3,000 people, and provides more than 80 million rides a year through an integrated network of buses, light rail and commuter trains, as well as resources for those who carpool, vanpool, walk or bike in the Twin Cities. How your work would contribute to our organization and the Twin Cities region: In the Route & System Planning section of the Service Development department, planners at various levels analyze, develop, recommend and implement improvements and innovations to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of Metro Transit and regional transit service that support established regional transit policies and guidelines designed to increase ridership, reduce costs and balance route productivity and coverage. The   Planner , under general supervision, performs a variety of routine entry level planning activities in the area of assignment. Conducts basic technical assignments and review. Prepares staff reports and other written analysis. A Planner is capable of performing the full range of planning functions and has the ability to perform planning studies independently with a minimum of supervision.   The   Associate Planner   is the entrance level in the planning series. Assignments are usually made in specific terms with defined objectives and are performed under continuing supervision. Work is performed with less supervision and more responsibility with increased experience. An Associate Planner assists other planners in studies of regional planning, the research and analysis of planning data, and the administration of planning programs. The work requires the understanding of the theories and concepts associated with the area of planning. Salary Ranges: Planner - Grade G = $65,520 to $92,955 Associate Planner - Grade E = $56,056 to $76,357 What you would do in this job: Planner: Supports and administers planning assignments; gathers and analyzes data on assigned projects; and prepares summary reports. Performs a portion of a major project as a team member under general supervision. Researches, investigates and surveys available sources for information related to various planning projects. Formulates project plans to administer project funding. Prepares plans, maps, diagrams and graphs and drafts staff reports. Participates on review committees May act as liaison with interest groups, communities, counties, regional, and state agencies. Give advice to local government staff on agency planning programs. Provides assistance on technical and procedural aspects of planning. Performs other related duties. Associate Planner: Assists in planning studies, projects or surveys as a team member or performs portions individually under close supervision; specific to the area of assignment. Prepares plans, charts, reports, and other documents for use by other person or groups affected by or involved in planning functions. Assists higher level planners by securing factual information and analyzing, compiling, and interpreting data in field of planning. Studies the physical, social, or economic factors characteristic of a project area. Performs other related duties. What education and experience are required for this job (minimum qualifications) Planner: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with major coursework in city, urban or environmental planning, or a field related to the area of assignment.  Three (3) years of planning related experience. Equivalencies: Master's degree with major coursework in city, urban or environmental planning, or a field related to the area of assignment; AND one (1) year of related experience. OR High school diploma or GED; AND seven (7) years of professional work experience in planning or public administration. Associate Planner: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university with major coursework in city, urban or environmental planning, or a field related to the area of assignment.  Equivalency:  A High School Degree or GED and four (4) years of closely related experience may be substituted for a degree. What the knowledge, skills and abilities are for this job: Intermediate skills in MS Word and Excel, ability to perform technical analysis using spreadsheet and database programs, knowledge of GIS highly desirable. Knowledge of policy analysis and planning principles, methods, and theory. Knowledge of Council policies, practices, and operational procedures (in the policy area relevant to the job). Basic knowledge of the governmental environment in which the Council works, as it applies to the policy area of the position. Ability to relate responsibilities to policy and planning process. Ability to communicate effectively, orally, and in writing, to internal and external stakeholders. Ability to exercise sound professional judgment and consistently and effectively apply the policy guidelines of the Council. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all relevant Council stakeholders. Ability to analyze and interpret Council policy and apply it effectively in the policy analysis or development process. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com