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Defenders of Wildlife Washington, DC, USA
May 25, 2018
Internship- Unpaid
Location:  The internship is located at Defenders’ Headquarters in Washington, D.C.  Remote work may be considered for exceptional candidates.                                                                                                          Compensation:  Unpaid. Students are encouraged to seek funding opportunities through their schools or outside sources.     BASIC SUMMARY: Defenders of Wildlife, a national, nonprofit environmental organization dedicated to the protection of all native animals and plants in their natural communities, seeks an intern to work in its new Center for Conservation Innovation (CCI).  CCI’s mission is to use data and technology to develop new, innovative and practical ways to improve endangered species conservation. The internship is an opportunity for an advanced college, graduate, or post-graduate student to work with CCI and other Defenders staff.  In this position, the intern will help collect and analyze large spatial and non-spatial datasets, and create published reports, web applications, and maps related to the Endangered Species Act.  In all projects, the intern will gain both a deep understanding of how the ESA is implemented in practice and experience in programming and data science, statistical analyses, GIS and remote sensing, and creating interactive data visualizations. The start date and duration of the internship are flexible.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist Defenders’ Center for Conservation Innovation staff to develop and implement various projects evaluating conservation policy and practice: Designing research questions Collecting and organizing relevant data/databases Conducting spatial and non-spatial statistical analyses Creating online maps Manuscript writing QUALIFICATIONS The intern must be a self-starter driven by the opportunity to help transform wildlife conservation through technology while learning new skills.  Interns should have demonstrated GIS experience, strong research and analytical skills, a proven ability to work with people from a variety of backgrounds, and excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Preferred qualifications: Basic knowledge of R and/or Python for data management, statistical analysis, and visualization;  Geospatial skills, including work in QGIS, arcpy and/or Google Earth Engine;  Familiarity with and strong interest in relevant web mapping platforms ( e.g. , ArcGIS Online, Google Earth Engine);  Experience with gathering and applying remotely-sensed data; and Background in Environmental Science, Wildlife Management, Natural Resources, or a related field. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer and communicate with others while doing so. Travel is required WORK ENVIRONMENT: General office working conditions, the noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. HOW TO APPLY Interested applicants should send an email to   HR@defenders.org   and reference Center for Conservation Innovation Intern  in the subject line. Please include a resume and letter of interest. We strongly encourage early applications, as offers will be made on a rolling basis. It is the policy of Defenders of Wildlife to provide equal employment opportunity to all qualified individuals without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law, in all personnel actions. Defenders of Wildlife is a national, non-profit membership organization dedicated to the protection of all native wild animals and plants in their natural communities. Our employees work in an environment that is inclusive and honors each of our unique perspectives and backgrounds. We believe that the conservation of biological diversity is best advanced by the contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, experiences, beliefs and cultures.  We strive toward a collective goal of including all people in the conservation of our Nation’s wildlife and wild places.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc. United States
May 25, 2018
Internship- Paid
Job Description GES   is a great company to launch and advance your career with because we provide our interns with the opportunity to apply the knowledge that they have learned in the classroom to   first-hand   experience   in the environmental consulting industry. We are currently seeking students to participate in our internship or co-op programs. Our successful candidates will join an organization that has experienced personnel, state-of-the-art feasibility testing equipment, and innovative technologies such as our patented chemical oxidation techniques. GES is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that strongly values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D Skills & Requirements Must be a student majoring in Geology, Environmental Science (or a related scientific discipline), or Engineering (Environmental, Civil, Chemical or Mechanical) Must be a sophomore, junior, or senior level student Must be a team player with an enthusiasm for learning and excellent organizational, communication, and problem solving skills Alcohol/Drug screening and a Background Check are required Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc. Lewisville, TX, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
Job Description Primary responsibilities: Perform wetland delineations Develop Section 404 permit applications Perform habitat evaluations for threatened and endangered species  Handle strenuous field work Secondary responsibilities may include: Handle avian and aquatic surveys Prepare NEPA documentation and Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plans Perform Ecological Risk Assessments and Phase I Environmental Site Assessments Collecting soil and groundwater samples   Skills & Requirements   A Bachelor's degree or higher in biology, environmental science, or related area Wetland delineation training (40-hour) certification is a major plus 2-5+ years of relevant experience. Must have experience providing consulting support on wetland delineation and permitting projects Must have the demonstrated ability to conduct field work and write reports with minimal-to-moderate supervision Proficient in GIS Must have excellent writing skills Occasional travel is required A Background Check and an Alcohol/Drug Screening are required Must have clean driving record and a valid driver's license  Our comprehensive benefits include:  medical, dental, vision, prescription, 401k, FSA, LTD, STD, New Parent Leave, 529 CollegeBound Fund, Tuition Assistance, Bonus Plan, and more. GES is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that strongly values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc. Richmond, VA, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
Job Description Geologist or Scientist - Entry to Mid Level - Environmental Remediation  Responsibilities: Performs groundwater sampling, gauging, product bailing, and surveying. Participates in monitoring well installations. Records data, prepares reports, and provides analysis /interpretations of findings based on scientific experimentation and existing knowledge. Performs hydrogeological assessments regarding groundwater flows to identify contamination impact and related concerns. Participates in the identification of viable remedial solutions consistent with all Federal, state, and local regulations. Skills & Requirements A Bachelor's degree or higher in Geology, Environmental Science, Engineering or a related  discipline 0-4+ years of related experience. Working knowledge of Virginia's environmental regulations is a major plus. Must be detail-oriented, and a team player with excellent communication, analytical, organization, and time management skills. Must have a clean driving record and be able to drive a company vehicle. Drug/Alcohol screening and a background check are required.  Our comprehensive benefits include : medical, dental, vision, prescription card, 401k, FSA, LTD, STD, New Parent Leave, 529 CollegeBound Fund, Tuition Assistance, Bonus Plan, and more. GES is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that strongly values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Groundwater & Environmental Services, Inc. Windsor, Connecticut, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
Job Description Junior Geologist or Scientist - Environmental Remediation - Windsor, Connecticut  Duties and Responsibilities: Performs groundwater sampling, gauging and product bailing, and surveying Participates in monitoring well installations and sampling events Records data prepares reports, provides analysis and interpretations of findings based on scientific experimentation and existing knowledge Completes quarterly groundwater monitoring reports Performs hydrogeological assessments regarding groundwater flows to identify contamination impact and related concerns Compiles and completes field notes on each event/site Researches information relating to identifying geological formations and soil delineation studies and prepares reports and geological maps based on the findings Participates in the identification of viable remedial solutions consistent with all Federal, state, and local regulations Performs other related duties as assigned Skills & Requirements A Bachelor's or higher in Geology, Environmental Science, Engineering or related scientific discipline 0-2+ years of related experience. Soil / groundwater sampling experience and/or 40 HR OSHA Hazwoper certification is a plus. Must be detail-oriented, and a team player with good communication, analytical, organizational, and time management skills. Must have a clean driving record and be able to drive a company vehicle. Drug/Alcohol screening and a Background check is required. Our comprehensive benefits include : medical, dental, vision, prescription, 401k, FSA, LTD, STD, New Parent Leave, 529 CollegeBound Fund, Tuition Assistance, Bonus Plan, Credit Union, and more. GES is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer that strongly values diversity. EOE/AA/M/F/V/D Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Louisiana Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority Baton Rouge, LA, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
This position is located at the Coastal Protection and Restoration Authority (CPRA) in the Environmental Section, Studies and Environmental Branch, Planning and Research Division. The incumbent, along with other coastal resources scientists and professionals, will be responsible for performing scientific/environmental and other technical work in support of planning and National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Oil Pollution Act (OPA) review as well as federal/state permitting of CPRA's overall coastal restoration and hurricane flood protection program.  Responsibilities include evaluating and assessing the feasibility and/or ecological/environmental benefits of coastal restoration and flood protection projects and obtaining federal/state permits.  These responsibilities include coordinating NEPA and OPA planning efforts such as scoping, alternatives development, and environmental consequences and coordinating with federal and state regulatory agencies.    Responsibilities also include assisting in providing planning, NEPA, and OPA program oversight to interdisciplinary teams and communicating permitting activities and procedures to customers such as state and federal agencies, special interest groups, other officials, and the general public in order to implement CPRA's overall coastal restoration and hurricane flood protection program. As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Coastal Resources Scientist 1, Coastal Resources Scientist 2, or Coastal Resources Scientist 3 depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s).  Please refer to the 'Job Specifications' tab located at the top of the LA Careers 'Current Job Opportunities' page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.  The maximum salary for CRS 3 is $78,582.00 annually.   There are special bi-weekly entrance rates established for this position: CRS 1 $1576.80 CRS 2 $1687.20 CRS 3 $1932.00 Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :A baccalaureate degree in one of the following fields: agronomy; atmospheric sciences; biological sciences; chemistry; coastal resource management; ecology; engineering; environmental sciences; forestry; geosciences; landscape architecture; marine science; natural resource management or studies; oceanography; physical geography; planning; statistics; wetland management; or wildlife and/or fisheries science. NOTE:The transcript must state that the applicant's major is in one of the specified fields. Baccalaureate degrees with majors in a field not listed above which included a heavy concentration in qualifying courses will not be considered qualifying. Some specific fields which are not qualifying are agriculture, anthropology, architecture, computer science, food science, mathematics ,  science education, and nuclear science. NOTE: Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies:  the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Closing 6/5/2018 11:59 PM Central Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Pineville, LA, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
Supplemental Information Vacancy Information:    This vacancy is being announced as a Classified position. It will be filled as a Job Appointment and is open to all qualified applicants.   There is a possibility that it may be converted to a Probational Appointment, should funding become available. This position is located in Pineville, LA.   As part of a Career Progression Group (CPG), vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Biologist 1, 2, or 3 depending on the level of experience of the select applicant.   One (1) vacancy exists.  Please refer to the 'Job Specifications' tab located at the top of the LA Careers 'Current Job Opportunities' page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level. A criminal background check will be required of all selected applicants.  If you are selected for an interview, you must submit to a criminal background check as a condition of employment.  Applications will be rejected if the applicant fails to meet the minimum qualifications, submits an incomplete application or fails to apply by the closing date of the announcement.   Responsibilities and/or Preferences : This position is responsible for the collection of fishery independent and dependent data as assigned.  Conducts field sampling and/or maintains data collected from filed projects as assigned.  Collects biological and environmental data using appropriate equipment including:  seines, plankton and gill and hop nets; electro-fishing; rotenone; and scientific gear.  Conducts aquatic vegetation research to improve management methods and assists in the development of aquatic habitat restoration projects. Closing 6/1/2018 11:59 PM Central Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Natchitoches, LA, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
Supplemental Information Vacancy Information:    This vacancy is being announced as a Classified position and may be filled either as a Probationary Appointment or Promotional Appointment and is open to all qualified applicants.   Current Permanent status employees may be required to accept Probational status. This position is located in Natchitoches, LA.   As part of a Career Progression Group (CPG), vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Biologist 1, 2, or 3 depending on the level of experience of the select applicant.   One (1) vacancy exists.  Please refer to the 'Job Specifications' tab located at the top of the LA Careers 'Current Job Opportunities' page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level. A criminal background check will be required of all selected applicants.  If you are selected for an interview, you must submit to a criminal background check as a condition of employment.  Applications will be rejected if the applicant fails to meet the minimum qualifications, submits an incomplete application or fails to apply by the closing date of the announcement.  Responsibilities and/or Preferences : This position is responsible for the collection of fishery independent and dependent data from sampling programs as assigned.  Conducts field sampling and/or maintains data collected from field projects as assigned.  Collects biological and environmental data using appropriate equipment including:  trawls; seines; meter squares; trammel, plankton and gill and hop nets; electro-fishing; rotenone; and scientific gear.  Collects fishery-dependent survey data using standard protocols and conducts aquatic vegetation research to improve management methods and assists in the development of aquatic habitat restoration projects.  The parishes of responsibility for this position are De Soto, Natchitoches, Red River and Sabine. Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A baccalaureate degree in a biological science, marine science, environmental science, wildlife or fisheries management, animal science, or forestry. NOTE:Examples of non-qualifying degrees are science education (of any discipline), geology, geography, nuclear science, and agribusiness. NOTE:Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies:  the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges. Closing 6/1/2018 11:59 PM Central Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Metropolitan Council St Paul, MN 55101, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
Regional Parks and Natural Resources   develops and carries out the Metropolitan Council's Regional Parks Policy Plan through planning, research, and administration of grant programs for regional parks. The department provides support to the Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission, an advisory board to the Council.   How your work would contribute to our organization and the Twin Cities region: The   Planning Analyst – Parks   position plays a critical leadership role in partnership with the unit manager, setting unit direction and coordinating the implementation of the   2040 Regional Parks Policy Plan . In addition, the position will serve in a lead capacity with the review of regional park and trail master plans, local comprehensive plans and environmental reviews as well as managing special planning and policy projects related to the Regional Parks System. The parks unit provides technical assistance on planning and policy issues, including land use policy for the Regional Parks System to Metropolitan Council members, Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commissioners, the ten Regional Park Implementing Agencies, and communities throughout the region. The Planning Analyst position will help build and promote awareness of the Regional Parks System as a resource contributing to the stewardship, prosperity, equity, livability, and sustainability of the region. Starting Salary Range:     $76,024 - $92,000 Full Salary Range:            $76,024 - $107,848 What you would do in this job: Serve as the project manager and lead planner on all aspects of the Regional Parks Policy Plan related work. Review regional park and trail master plans based on the requirements identified in the 2040 Regional Parks Policy Plan and present recommendations and findings to the Metropolitan Parks and Open Space Commission and Community Development Committee.  Perform technical review of local comprehensive plan updates and amendments, environmental reviews, and projects seeking funding through Council grant programs to ensure alignment with the 2040 Regional Parks Policy Plan.   Manage special policy and planning projects related to the Regional Parks System. Build and maintain partnerships with the ten regional park implementing agencies, local governments, and non-government entities engaged in park, trail, natural resource, and land use planning issues. Strengthen equitable use of the Regional Parks System through supporting public engagement capacity building with the ten regional park implementing agencies as well as other partners.     Convene, lead, and participate in planning efforts and technical advisory committees representing the Regional Parks System and Council policies and interests for internal and external planning projects. What education and experience are required for this job (minimum qualifications): A Bachelor's degree in urban and regional planning or related field AND five years of local, regional, or state planning experience OR A Master's degree in urban and regional planning or related field AND three years of local, regional, or state planning experience. AND Demonstrated success in managing staff or leading a team to complete a significant planning or policy project. Experience communicating and presenting reports to decision-making bodies, including the ability to interpret complex information to lay audiences. What additional skills and experience would be helpful in this job (desired qualifications): A Master's degree in urban and regional planning or related field AND seven years of local, regional, or state planning experience. Experience working in local comprehensive land use planning and zoning. Experience reviewing environmental documents. Experience in park or natural resources planning. What knowledge, skills and abilities you should have within the first six months on the job: Able to work collaboratively, as part of a team, in addition to working independently. Excellent oral, written, and graphic communication skills.  Analytical and critical thinking skills to provide reasoned, creative, and well-supported solutions to complex problems. Skills in collaborating with a wide variety of internal and external partners to address regional outcomes.  Ability to appreciate alternative points of view and perspectives and constructively pursue win-win outcomes with both internal and external partners. Ability to attend to details while keeping big-picture goals in mind. Ability to manage complex, diverse, and politically volatile policy development projects in a sensitive and responsive manner so that Council goals are achieved. What you can expect from us: We offer the opportunity to make a difference and positively influence the Twin Cities metropolitan area. We encourage our employees to develop their skills through on-site training and tuition reimbursement. We provide a competitive salary, excellent benefits and a good work/life balance. More about why you should join us! Closing date and time: 6/15/2018 at 11:59 PM Central Time   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
City of Los Angeles Los Angeles, CA, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
DUTIES $82,496 to $120,582 and $89,637 to $131,063 The salary in the Department of Water and Power is $102,353 to $127,180 and $111,540 to $138,559.   NOTES :   Annual salary is at the start of the pay range. The current salary range is subject to change. Please confirm the starting salary with the hiring department before accepting a job offer. Candidates from the eligible list are normally appointed to vacancies in the lower pay grade positions. For information regarding reciprocity between City of Los Angeles departments and LADWP, go to:   http://per.lacity.org/Reciprocity_CityDepts_and_DWP.pdf   (Download PDF reader) An Environmental Supervisor assigns, reviews and evaluates the work of professional personnel and/or consultants engaged in the analysis, review, investigation, study and implementation of environmental policies, regulations, legislation and programs; personally performs the more difficult, technical and/or sensitive assignments; prepares environmental documents; manages large environmental and natural resources projects and programs including regulatory compliance programs and grant funded projects; applies sound supervisory principles and techniques in building and maintaining an effective work force; and fulfills equal employment opportunity responsibilities. REQUIREMENT(S)/MINIMUM QUALIFICATION(S) Two years of full-time paid experience with the City of Los Angeles as an Environmental Specialist or in a class at that level which provides experience in the analysis or implementation of environmental legislation, regulations, policies and programs, or in the prediction, assessment, measurement, clean-up, and control of environmental pollutants;   or Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university AND three years of full-time paid professional experience in the analysis or implementation of environmental legislation, regulations, policies and programs, or in the prediction, assessment, measurement, clean-up and control of environmental pollutants.  PROCESS NOTES :   In addition to the regular City application, each candidate is required to complete the Environmental Supervisor Qualifications Questionnaire at the time of filing. The Environmental Supervisor Qualifications Questionnaire is located within the Supplemental Questions Section of the City application. Applicants who fail to complete the Qualifications Questionnaire will not be considered further in this examination, and their application will not be processed. Applicants who lack six months or less of the required experience may file for this examination. However, they cannot be appointed until the full experience requirement is met. Applicants filing under Requirement No. 2 must list their school name, location, and type of degree earned in the Education Section of the City application. For qualifying work experience in Requirement No. 2, the term "professional experience" applies to positions that require possession of a degree from an accredited four-year college or university in order to obtain that position. Therefore, to be considered "professional," experience must be gained in positions after obtaining a four-year degree. Please note that qualifying education must be from a college or university accredited by a City of Los Angeles recognized agency. A list of approved accrediting agencies can be found at   http://per.lacity.org/Accredited%20Institutions%2008-21-08.pdf (Download PDF reader) . Candidates completing the exam process will be contacted by the Personnel Department to provide required proof of qualifying degree. Some positions may require a valid California driver's license. Candidates may not be eligible for appointment to these positions if their record within the last 36 months reflects three or more moving violations and/or at-fault accidents, or a conviction of a major moving violation (such as DUI). Some positions may require the possession of a State of California Registered Environmental Health Specialist Certification prior to appointment. Some positions may require the possession of a State of California Distribution System Operator Certificate prior to appointment.  QUALIFICATIONS REVIEW   Should a large number of qualified candidates file for this examination, each candidate's qualifications for the position of Environmental Supervisor may be evaluated based on the candidate's Qualifications Questionnaire. Those candidates considered possessing the greatest likelihood of successfully performing the duties of an Environmental Supervisor, based solely on the information submitted for qualifications review, will continue in the selection process. Closing date and time: 6/7/2018 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
City of Tacoma Tacoma, WA, USA
May 25, 2018
Internship- Paid
Position Description The City's Office of Environmental Policy and Sustainability seeks to hire a full-time, temporary intern to work on activities devoted to waste reduction, recycling, and preventing wasted food. This position will directly support activities outlined in the Environmental Action Plan and Sustainable Materials Management Plan. General tasks of this part-time position include: Developing a pilot project and materials to educate and create behavior change in multi-family residents about recycling and preventing waste. Working with staff from OEPS and Solid Waste Management, will develop appropriate education materials, as well as conduct outreach through a variety of strategies, including a survey and on-site trainings at multi-family complexes. Schedule and staff outreach events, including speaking at community groups, forums, workshops and event tabling. Educational Benefits: Educational benefits to be derived by students in this job include: team work; research; enhanced computer skills; public speaking and employability skills. Hours and Terms of the Position: This is a temporary full-time position that is anticipated to be filled through December 9, 2018. Location and Physical Requirements of Position: Time will usually be spent in an office and in meetings. This position requires sitting at a desk for extended periods, using a computer, traveling to other city facilities, attending meetings and taking notes, communicating over the phone and accessing employee work spaces. Qualifications Graduation from High School or GED equivalent. Enrolled in vocational school, community college, four-year college or university, graduate program or a recent graduate who has completed a degree from an accredited college/university within the last year. DESIREABLE QUALIFICATION: Recent college graduate. Knowledge & Skills High level of competency in internet research. High proficiency in using Work, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Ability to follow instructions and then work independently to complete assignments. Knowledge of research methodology. Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary. Proper telephone techniques and etiquette. Analytical skills, i.e., able to discern and represent trends and facts from data and information statements in corporate reports. Understand and work within the scope of authority. Experience with meeting facilitation and event coordination. Effective problem solving skills. Self-motivation and ability to work with minimal supervision. Plan, organize and implement programs and to write clear, complete and logical reports and proposals. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, governmental officials, representatives of private agencies, and the public. Effectively communicate verbally and in writing, using language that is appropriate to both the complexity of the topic and the knowledge and understanding of the audience. Effectively collaborate and work with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures. Must maintain a professional appearance and demeanor. Closing date and time: 6/11/2018 at 5:00 PM Pacific Time Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Federal Emergency Management Agency Philadelphia, PA, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
Summary When disaster strikes, America looks to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Now FEMA looks to you. Join our team and use your talent to support Americans in their times of greatest need. 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. The ideal candidate will have experience managing Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) compliance for federal grants. This position starts at a salary of $94,225 (GS-13). Apply for this exciting opportunity to become a member of the Regional Offices, Region Three, Mitigation Division team within FEMA.   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. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities In this position, you will serve as the Deputy Regional Environmental Officer for Region III, an expert-level analyst and advisor to senior management on the performance of Environmental and Historic Preservation (EHP) program work. You will ensure compliance with environmental laws and regulations and prevent or mitigate adverse impact to environmental and historic resources as a result of agency program implementation. Typical assignments include: Serving as an expert level analyst and advisor capable of completing complex environmental compliance reviews and providing technical assistance to colleagues and internal and external stakeholders Managing highly-complex projects and facilitating often unprecedented resolutions with multiple stakeholders Completing non-disaster and disaster program environmental compliance reviews Reviewing, drafting, and finalizing agreement documents, standard operating procedures, policy, guidance, resources or tools, especially those related to streamlining Environmental and Historic Preservation compliance reviews Conducting training and outreach to internal and external stakeholders Leading an EHP team during the immediate response to a disaster Travel Required 50% or less - Travel up to 50% is required for this position. Closes 05/29/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Indian Health Service Sioux City, IA, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
Summary Become a part of an innovative, dynamic, nationwide organization of dedicated health care providers working to meet the individual health care needs of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Health Service (IHS) employees are considerate in our care, creative in our approach, enthusiastic about our work and compassionate with our patients. Our lifestyle is adventurous, community oriented and focused on service and problem solving as part of a professional interdisciplinary team. Join us in improving the health outcomes of 2.2 million American Indians and Alaska Natives. This incumbent serves as an Environmental Engineer for the Great Plains Area Office of Environmental Health and Engineering, Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction, Indian Health Service, Sioux City District located in Sioux City, Iowa. The incumbent serves in the capacity to assist the Division of Sanitation Facilities Construction staff in the implementation of Public Law 86-121. The purpose of this position is to assist in project development, design, construction, as-built development, and project training of individual and community water supply, wastewater disposal and solid waste disposal facilities. The IHS is required by law to give absolute preference to qualified applicants who meet the Secretary of the Interior's definition of Indian for appointment to vacancies within the IHS in accordance with established IHS policy as outlined in the Indian Health Manual Part 7, Chapter 3. The IHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This position is being announced concurrently under Merit Promotion and Excepted Service procedures. Please review vacancy announcement number IHS-18-GP-10220594-ESEP/MP; for eligibility requirements.   NOTE:   Applicants must apply separately for each announcement in order to be considered Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Prepares conceptual, preliminary, and final design analyses, construction drawings, quantity estimates, project specifications, preliminary engineering reports, and detailed engineering construction estimates. Performs site visits to obtain information for project designs and/or technical support to the various Tribes served by the Great Plains Area. Performs duties as they relate to the administration of federal and tribal procurement contracts for sanitation facilities construction, insuring that actual construction complies with designs, specifications and safety requirements. Closes 06/06/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, Izembek Rd, Cold Bay, AK, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is part of the Izembek National Wildlife Refuge. As a Wildlife Biologist you will serve as the primary biological consultant to the refuge manager and represent the Izembek NWR at various public and professional meetings, symposia and conferences. This announcement is being advertised concurrently under   R7-18-10219773-AV   for current and former federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods. The salary range given above includes base pay and locality pay, you will receive a 5.30% cost of living allowance for Cold bay, Alaska. This allowance is subject to annual review, adjustment and grade decrease. Applicants are ineligible for this position if ANY time they have been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony crime of domestic violence, unless such conviction was expunged, set aside or the applicant receives a pardon. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As as Wildlife Biologist you will: Design, analyze, plan, manage, and implement biological programs involving natural resources. Plan, organize, and implement biological activities, including habitat manipulation, that affect refuge biological resources. Prepare reports on progress and completion of activities and formulates recommendations that guide future programs and affect improvements in management practices. Develop and review comprehensive wildlife management plans and coordinate with other refuge programs that affect biological resources including fire management, moist soil management, cooperative farming, wetland management, water quality/quantity, timber/forestry, or grassland restoration/management. Provide biological advice and guidance to management in the development of management plans and coordinate activities with involved agencies, researchers, and other stakeholders, including State, Alaska Native Corporations adn special interest groups and or private organizations to identify and resolve biological and management issues of local and national significance. For additional information you can contact Greg Risdahl at 907- 532-2445. Closes 06/05/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Bureau of Reclamation Ephrata, WA, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
Summary Position is being advertised concurrently under BR-PN-VA-CCA-18-219 for current federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. Applicants interested in applying under both announcement numbers, must submit application packages for each. Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on his or her expertise as a Natural Resource Specialist. Make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment. Here is an opportunity to join a great organization with excellent growth potential! Reclamation has determined that the duties of this position are suitable for telework and the selectee may be allowed to telework with supervisory approval.   The career ladder promotion potential of this position is the GS-11 level. However, this position may be filled at a lower grade. If so, when and if it is determined that a subsequent promotion is warranted, it may be made without further competition. Promotion up to and including the GS-11 level is neither guaranteed nor automatic. Location – Ephrata, WA. http://www.usbr.gov/pn/about/hr/area-information.html Additional Information on Relocation Expenses:   The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), signed into law this past December, suspends the moving expense deduction and the exclusion from income of qualified employer reimbursements of moving expenses that was allowed under previous tax laws. As a result, employer reimbursements for moving costs are now generally taxed at the same rate as ordinary income.   At the present time, we have 2 vacancies; however, this announcement may be used to fill additional, equivalent positions at this duty location. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Administers cost sharing agreements between Reclamation and our managing partners. Management and oversight of the Project Soil and Moisture Conservation Program. Performs land reclassification analyses for suitability of land inclusions into Irrigation Projects. Initiates, prepares, and completes National Environmental Protection Act documents, Resource Management Plans and other resource management documents. Management and oversight of Reclamation lands including a grazing lease program and invasive plant and animal control. Responds to requests for information relative to land use inquiries and resolves trespass issues. Closes 06/13/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Mora National Fish Hatchery, New Mexico 434, Mora, NM, USA
May 25, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is part of the Mora National Fish Hatchery. As a Biological Science Aid you will perform a variety of duties in support of Hatchery programs. This is a Term appointment, not-to-exceed 13 months, which may be extended for a total appointment of 4 years at management's discretion. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Assist with feeding, spawning, rearing, harvesting and inventory of fish. Prepare fish for shipment or distribution and assist with stocking activities. Examine and observe fish for the presence of disease or parasites and administer treatment to fish as directed. Collect data from rearing, maintenance, and production projects and technical studies. Perform preventative maintenance on aquaculture equipment. Perform janitorial skills including vacuuming, cleaning, and mopping. Perform grounds-keeping tasks including mowing, weed removal, and landscaping. Closes 06/06/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge, Quebec Road, Tallulah, LA, USA
May 25, 2018
Temporary
Summary This position is part of the Tensas River National Wildlife Refuge. As a Park Ranger (Visitor Services Specialist) you will be responsible for assisting with the management of wildlife-dependent recreation opportunities such as fishing, wildlife observation, wildlife photography, environmental education. This announcement is being advertised concurrently under R4-18-10222608-CS-MP for current and former federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Major Duties for this position may include: · Develop and present a variety of interpretive programs including orientation talks, conducted walks, and demonstrations to a variety of general public audiences and school groups. · Assist in issuing special permits for wildlife-dependent recreation activities. · Collect public use fees such as boat launch, hunting and fishing fees and sell entrance passes. Closes 05/30/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Bureau of Land Management Winnemucca, NV, USA
May 25, 2018
Seasonal
Summary Explore a new career with the BLM - where our people are our greatest natural resource.   This announcement may be used to fill more than one position in this district. For additional information about the BLM, please visit   Our website . This position is located in Winnemucca, Nevada. Information about the area can be found at   Winnemucca Chamber of Commerce . Although some sedentary work is required, there will be considerable work in steep, brushy terrain in various types of inclement weather. The work requires long periods of extreme physical exertion during actual rehabilitation projects. Some of the work is performed in an office setting with adequate environmental conditions, but also involves outdoor environments with exposure to a variety of climatic conditions and rough terrain. Incumbent will adhere to all safety rules and regulations as prescribed in manuals/supplements or by the designated Safety Officer. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The purpose of this position is to assist in all aspects of the Emergency Stabilization and Rehabilitation (ES&R) program for lands damaged by fire and /or suppression activities. The incumbent is responsible for performing a variety of duties including, but not limited to the following: - Preparing site specific rehabilitation plans. - Exercising complete responsibility for layout and design of treatments consistent with ES&R plans on assigned projects. For example, obtaining permission to cross private land. Obtaining equipment, seed, and plant material to be compatible with projects start date. - Evaluating the effectiveness of rehabilitation projects. - Creating maps, plot emergency stabilitzation and rehabiltation treatment areas using Geographic Information System (GIS) and database. Closes 06/08/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Town of Leesburg Leesburg, VA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Urban Forester/Landscape Management Specialist Town of Leesburg Regular Full-Time Public Works and Capital Projects $63,976-$109,528 DOQ Closing Date: Open until filled This position involves responsible professional Landscape and Urban Forestry Management work within the Department of Public Works and Capital Projects. Incumbent develops and implements plans for tree canopy enhancement and public facility landscape projects. Recommends and enforces appropriate tree protection measures. Manages contracted and in-house tree maintenance and landscape services. Reviews development plans for compliance with tree-related town ordinances. Provides public information and education related to urban forestry, and provides technical arboricultural advice and assistance to various Town departments. Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university in Landscape Architecture, Arboriculture, Urban Forestry or a related field; minimum of two (2) years of relevant professional experience; possession of a valid driver's license and a safe driving record. Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree in Landscape Architecture, Arboriculture, Urban Forestry or a related field; ability to provide landscape architecture design support for Town government projects; experience in the development of master plans and design elements for Town parks, open space, and public right of way; International Society of Arboriculture Certification; Landscape Architect Certification; bilingual in English/Spanish.   TO APPLY: Please visit www.leesburgva.gov/jobs for more information and to apply online. Resumes may be submitted as supplemental only. EOE/ADA.
USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Fort Collins, CO, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Summary The position is with the National Wildlife Research Center (NWRC), Fort Collins, CO.  The position is under the Wildlife Genetics Project which is responsible for developing and implementing genetic methods to detect, monitor, and inform management about wildlife species populations (including invasive species, species associated with human/wildlife conflict, and endangered species) and wildlife pathogens. The coordination of the incumbent’s activities will be the responsibility of a Research Wildlife Biologist.  The incumbent will manage a genetic archive of feral swine DNA samples from North America and conduct genetic laboratory analyses to generate DNA sequences, fragment analyses and genomic data, and carry out phylogenomic and population genomic statistical analyses. Responsibilities will include collaborating and coordinating with state units of Wildlife Services Operations; preparing protocols for relevant studies; making and maintaining contacts within Wildlife Services Operations; acquiring equipment and supplies; and preparing draft reports and manuscripts for presentation and publication. Salary Information:    First time hires to the Federal government normally start at the lowest rate of the salary range for the grade selected. This is a term appointment not to exceed 13 months. (Appointment may be extended up to 4 years without re-announcing.)  For more details click:   Term Appointments APHIS is an emergency response agency.   This means that all Agency employees may be asked or assigned to participate in rotating temporary duty assignments to support emergency programs at some time during their careers with APHIS. For details click:   APHIS Emergency Response Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The duties may include, but are not limited to: The incumbent will have major involvement with the Wildlife Genetics Project and the Feral Swine Genetic Archive to help understand the evolution of feral swine lineages and populations in their invasive range in the United States. Duties will also include the coordination of submission, receipt, and management of hair, blood, and tissue samples from feral swine that are collected from across North America for the Feral Swine Genetic Archive. The incumbent will have a high latitude for the exercise of independent judgment in performing scientific work of marked difficulty and responsibility. With minimal supervision, comply with Good Laboratory Practices, Animal Welfare Act, Endangered Species Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and applicable state and federal wildlife laws and regulations. Provide technical direction and instruction to temporary employees, volunteers, students, etc., particularly when conducting laboratory studies. Procure equipment and supplies necessary to conduct studies and manage genetic archive. Prepare brief technical reports describing study progress and contribute to technical publications describing experimental procedures and results. Perform other related duties, as assigned. Travel Required 25% or less - Travel for training and work assignments may be required. Closes 05/31/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com