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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.
Napa CA Napa, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Part time
DESCRIPTION Do you enjoy working in a   dynamic environment   that includes   outreach and educational campaigns   to   connecting with local community members ? Are you   passionate about sustainability and the environment ?   Do you enjoy being active within the community ? The City of Napa is searching for a motivated candidate to   join the team   at the   Recycling and Materials Diversion Division! Excellent opportunity   to gain   real life experiences ,   build relationships   in the   community ,   develop your skills ,   add to your resume, and/or use as an internship .   Through community fieldwork , you will have the   amazing opportunity to promote the recycling, composting, and solid waste program !  The ideal candidate will have the ability to c ommunicate effectively with a diverse range of people, manage multiple projects simultaneously, work in teams and independently, learn software quickly, and possess a clear driving record to operate a City of Napa's vehicle. The Department has assignments available for 15-20 hour per week positions with shifts generally between the hours of 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Friday, with the exception of workshops and special events that occur on occasional weekends and evenings throughout the year. None will work over 1,000 hours in the fiscal year (July 1 to June 30). Some flexibility exists for scheduled workdays within the Monday through Friday workweek. This recruitment is being conducted to establish a pool of qualified candidates for non-benefited extra-help positions.   Important Note About Temporary & Part-Time Positions:  Temporary and part-time employees are considered to be at-will, and are not covered by the City's Civil Service System. As a part-time or extra-help employee of the City of Napa, you will be eligible to accrue and use paid sick leave. No additional benefits are afforded to temporary employees, with the exception of participation in the mandatory temporary employee retirement plan. TYPICAL TASKS Duties may include, but are not limited to the following: Coordinate outreach to Multi-Family Residences (apartment complexes) regarding recycling and composting services; Coordinate and manage outreach projects and educational campaigns of a variety of sizes (small to large) that vary in duration; Conduct onsite assessments to review and record the performance of commercial recycling and composting programs; Coordinate and conduct presentations on behalf of the City of Napa's Recycling Division to the community; Engage with public and business owners when delivering equipment and information as needed; Assist at workshops and special events as a face of the City of Napa's Recycling Division; Manage and maintain inventory and storage of the City's recycling and compost equipment and related materials.  QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and training abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be: Experience:  Some experience and/or interest in environmental and waste reduction fields is preferred. Training:   High school diploma or GED.  License or Certification:  Possession of California Class "C" Driver's License and a good driving record is required.  Ability to:   Learn new software quickly; work effectively as a team member in a respectful and collaborative manner and independently without constant supervision in a dynamic work environment; communicate with a diverse range of people in a kind, helpful, and professional manner; manage multiple projects simultaneously; sometimes work around areas that are noisy, unclean, dusty, and have fouls odors.    Physical Characteristics:  Must possess sufficient physical strength, ability, coordination and stamina to perform the required duties of a Recycling Assistant. Must be capable of lifting 50 pounds. Closing date and time: 6/6/2018 at 5:00 PM Pacific Time   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
350.org Oakland, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
California, with a preference for working from our Oakland office We’re Looking for a temporary Field Organizer based in California! 350.org is working with partners to mobilize people across the globe as part of Rise for Climate Action - where tens of thousands of people around the world we mobilize in their communities around the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) this September. This position is focused on the anchor mobilization in San Francisco Sept 8, 2018 (the Summit itself is Sept 12-14) - helping ensure a large-scale mobilizations with tens of thousands of people come together to ensure our movement’s demands of real climate leadership are clear. The Field Organizer will work with 350.org staff, our local group affiliates across California, partner organizations, the Peoples’ Climate Movement, and volunteers to successfully mobilize and grow our base. The field organizer will also help 350 local affiliated groups - at various stages of growth and sophistication - to build their skills, leadership and profile through training, troubleshooting and coaching. Responsibilities Provide regular communications to 350’s base and local affiliated groups via email and phone. Help local group leaders and organizers to develop goals and a strategic plan for the GCAS and to achieve diverse measurable targets such as maximizing turnout, coalition building, justice and equity, media and communications, fundraising, and promotion. Help organizers to troubleshoot problems, and resolve conflicts via phone calls and emails Develop and deliver trainings and frequent calls for action hosts Coordinate with 350 staff and partner organization staff around actions, communications, digital, and logistics. Coordinate and support follow-up plans Draft and send emails to event hosts via Action Network Track events, reconcile duplicate, coordinate between hosts to combine actions that are in the same city, maintain event report etc. Desired skills and experiences: Event/project management, including experience recruiting for and organizing large mobilizations; ability to provide support on goal setting, coalition building, outreach, promotion, logistics - including digital, comms, fundraising, arts, follow up, and more Team building, coaching, facilitation, training and volunteer coordination Understanding and passion for movement building and climate and social justice Working in networks of local groups to develop organizational leadership, structure, capacity, strategy and resources Ability to work with people of diverse ages and cross-culturally Ability to adapt quickly to new digital tools and systems Excellent written and verbal communications Experience with CRMs and digital advocacy tools including Action Network preferred Strong writing skills with experience writing email blasts, host toolkits, etc. Position Type: Full-time,   commencing as soon as possible, ending on September 30th 2018. (possibility of extension to-be-determined).  Will report to Director of Special Projects Application Deadline:  Although we hope to begin interviews  as soon as possible, this job is open until filled, or the hiring manager determines that they can no longer accept applications. Start Date:  Immediate. Location:  California, with a preference for working from our Oakland office. If you have suggestions for us on how to do this better, we really value your input and strongly encourage you to write to us at   jobs@350.org   with the subject line ‘Hiring Feedback’. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
SmithGroupJJR Pittsburgh, PA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
SmithGroupJJR is an international idea-oriented design firm that is committed to creating inspiring places that enrich the human spirit. We believe that extraordinary projects are created when the design process is based on the principles of exploration, experimentation, innovation, sustainability, research, and collaboration. Our expertise in providing thoughtful and innovative solutions keeps SmithGroupJJR at the forefront of architectural, engineering and planning firms around the world. According to the 2017 Building Design + Construction magazine “Giants” ranking, SmithGroupJJR is the 7th largest architecture/planning/engineering firm in the U.S. Pittsburgh, PA is a new footprint for SmithGroupJJR led by Steven Baumgartner, an Urban Systems Strategist.  We are looking for an Urban Planner specializing in systems and sustainability strategy.  The systems and sustainability strategy is a companywide effort so the opportunity to work with and support other offices – mainly DC, LA, San Francisco and Boston, are just some of the exciting challenges to look forward to. This position resides in Pittsburgh, PA as a brand new accommodation to the growing sustainability efforts in the region and across the country. Working with us, you will: Support a variety of projects where SmithGroupJJR is providing oversight to a placed-base solution. Lead project teams providing main client connections, internal and external team management, and ensuring financial, brand and project success. Oversee production and quality of project presentations, master plan reports and all project deliverables to ensure an integrated and cohesive outcome; evaluate project performance and communicate needs and priorities to team; provide oversight and monitoring of work performed by junior staff. Develop frameworks linking place to mission for a variety of clients. These frameworks usually include a vision, objectives, strategies and KPIs that measure and manage the triple bottom line performance to drive our clients’ mission. Aid in project pursuits and potential new client engagement. Connect across SmithGroupJJR practice areas and disciplines to further integrate strategic planning overlays such as (but not including) sustainability or performance frameworks, governance models, economic/market analysis, policy advocacy, data integration and analytics, sustainability overlays and resiliency frameworks. Support projects at campus and district scale providing sustainability overlays through collection of data, exploration and options, various analytical studies and ultimately recommendations in lock-step with place-based designs. Represent SmithGroupJJR in community to elevate brand in Pittsburgh and communicate our offering across scales An ideal candidate has: Masters Degree (Environmental Studies, Architecture, Urban Planning or Urban Design, Engineering, Economics, etc.) Minimum 7 years of experience in the sustainable strategy Minimum 5 years of experience in planning, execution and management of all aspects of projects from the scoping through reporting. LEED Accreditation is preferred. Experience in third-party framework at a beyond-building scale (Ex. LEED ND, LEED for Cities/Communities, EcoDistricts, Envision, Living Communities Challenge, district energy transit). Experience in the use of large data sets and ability to create graphic representations of data use via tables, charts and other graphical output features. The ability to creatively participate in a multi-disciplinary, collaborative team setting and to clearly communicate sustainability ideas and strategies to design team members and clients. SmithGroupJJR offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursement. We offer 3 weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment, with the option of purchasing additional time off, and pay for 8 federal holidays. We also offer an alternative work schedule that provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually Fridays) to help with work/life balance.  Interested in joining us? Get started today by clicking the link below and please provide us with your resume, portfolio, and cover letter with your salary requirements. http://www.smithgroupjjr.com/jobs/941#.WwR8Y0gvxaQ Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled   SmithGroupJJR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Irvine Ranch Water District Irvine, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Internship- Paid
General Description Irvine Ranch Water District is accepting applications for Student Interns in the Natural Resources department.  The successful candidates will under General supervision, perform a variety of research tasks, field support work, and assist in preparation of reports and studies as assigned, working directly with professional and technical staff in assigned areas. Student Interns will perform meaningful, productive and challenging work by making significant contributions to projects, research or other primary District functions. Student Interns will receive hands on training emphasizing teamwork, independence and development of technical skills. Summary of Duties Conduct a variety of sampling methods including water and biological specimens; delivering samples to IRWD or contract laboratories. Conduct basic field and laboratory tests including: electrical conductivity (EC), pH, dissolved oxygen (DO), turbidity, and temperature sondes; microscopes; global positioning system (GPS) units; and fluorimeters meters. Prepare and analyze water quality data using Microsoft Excel, Access, and other data management software; calculate removal efficiency; hydraulic retention time, as well as other common water calculations. Conduct regularly scheduled site inspections of District wetland locations, including monitoring of wildlife at each site. Assist in the identification of various plants, animals, and other biota in Southern California natural habitats, and differentiate non-native species from native species. Interpret regulatory documents and apply them to the natural treatment of surface water and associated habitats. Assist in the design and establishment of new natural treatment wetland sites throughout the District's service area, including restoration of degraded wetlands. Read and interpret construction plans. Perform various field labor tasks, including but not limited to raking, shoveling, lifting and adjustment of weir boards. Coordinate work with other District departments, including Engineering, Water Quality, and Water Resources. Understand and implement the District's safety policies and procedures. Qualifications At the time of appointment, actively enrolled as a student in an institution of higher learning at either the undergraduate or graduate level with coursework in at least one of the following areas: Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Environmental Science, or Natural Resources Management is required.   Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and ability to work at least 18 hours per week is required. Ability to: Work independently, without close supervision, in the field or office Read and interpret complex technical documents Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing Use tact, discretion, patience, and understanding in dealing with customers and the public Apply plant and animal species identification techniques Apply District safety policies and procedures related to wetlands operation and maintenance   Avail yourself to work during District hours, M - F 6:00 a.m - 4:30 p.m Closing date and time: 5/27/2018 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
ConocoPhillips North Slope, AK, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Alaska Overview: ConocoPhillips Alaska and its heritage companies have more than 50 years of business history in Alaska. As Alaska’s largest oil and gas producer, the company produced an average 182 thousand barrels of oil 2017. ConocoPhillips, with about 1,100 Alaska employees, holds major ownership interests in the Prudhoe Bay Unit, the Kuparuk River Unit, and the Colville River Unit (Alpine). ConocoPhillips operates the Kuparuk and Alpine oil fields on the North Slope.  The company has an ownership interest in the Trans Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS) and owns/operates the Polar Tankers fleet. Description: The NSK Environmental Coordinator Air, Spill Plans and Water Discharge will lead by example and give full support to the HSE policy, goals, efforts and programs of the COPA Health, Safety and Environmental Management System.  Provide effective Environmental support to North Slope Operations, and additional support to Capital Projects, Drilling & Wells, and Exploration to maintain excellent environmental stewardship throughout the North Slope.  Develop environmental programs in accordance with Corporate, CPAI and statutory requirements.Contribute to the development of an excellent HSE department by communicating environmental policies and standards to staff; implementing initiatives to improve environmental practice and awareness; and recommending effective environmental management programs.This position will work a rotating, 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off schedule. Responsibilities may include: Strong Safety Leadership and a commitment to developing an incident free culture with North Slope Operations Serving as a technical resource by providing guidance and assistance to the field and coordinating programs to validate compliance with environmental regulations related to: Air Quality operating permits, federal New Source Performance Standards, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasures (SPCC) plans, Alaska Oil Discharge Prevention Contingency Plans (ODPCP), Alaska Pollutant Discharge Elimination System permits (APDES), spill reporting and prevention,  and other related field environmental issues as required Identifying environmental risks, issues, and mitigation strategies, and communicating with Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) and other internal business partners Assessing field activities by conducting onsite audits and site visits to validate environmental compliance.  A minimum of 10% of time will be spent doing procedural verifications Providing written compliance reports to agencies; representing ConocoPhillips during agency inspections; and maintaining contacts and working relationships with local, state, and federal agency personnel Designing and conducting environmental training programs Maintaining environmental manuals and key databases Participating in the Incident Management Team as the Environmental Unit Leader Coordinating facility tours and/or classes for external agency stakeholders Assisting with regulatory advocacy efforts focused on permitting-related local, state or federal regulatory initiatives Perform other work-related duties as assigned Basic/Required: Legally authorized to work in the Unites States Bachelor’s Degree or higher in engineering, safety, industrial hygiene, environmental sciences or other related discipline 5+ years of environmental permitting and/or compliance experience with emphasis on upstream exploration, production, industrial, or abandonment operations Willing and able to work in a remote work location on 2 weeks on and 2 weeks off work schedule   Preferred: Master’s Degree or higher in environmental engineering or science, biology, geology, or related sciences 3+ years of experience in Alaska environmental compliance (air, water, spill prevention and response including SPCC) Working knowledge of Alaska local, state and federal environmental and land use regulations (North Slope Borough, AK Dept. of Environmental Conservation, AK Dept. of Natural Resources, Environmental Protection Agency, and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management) including the National Environmental Policy Act and its application to oil and gas projects Professional working experience in and understanding of environmental regulations and their applicability to upstream oil and gas operations.  Experience working with external communities and stakeholders Experience working with third-party contractors to cost-effectively achieve business goals Alaska North Slope experience Exceptional leadership, organizational and problem solving skills Strong interpersonal skills; ability to maintain positive relations with HSE and External Affairs team members, external stakeholders, internal business partners and natural resource management / regulatory agencies Organizational abilities, especially the ability to work many short and long term issues or projects concurrently Working knowledge of project management processes and tools (e.g. project planning, budgeting, prioritization, scheduling, critical path analysis, cost tracking) and Decision and Risk Analysis Strong communication (written, oral and formal presentation/PowerPoint) skills essential Practical self-starter who can work effectively with minimal supervision Ability to meet commitments and deliver project results Ability to lead and influence others Ability to cultivate diverse stakeholder support Utilize communications and interpersonal skills to align people and motivate to achieve goals Promptly identify, surface, and facilitate resolution of conflicts between project stakeholders.  Generates effective solutions based on available information and makes timely decisions that are safe and ethical Listens actively and invites dialogue for shared understanding, then influences and acts to drive performance and achieve results Builds strong relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of   June 5, 2018. Candidates for this U.S. position must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a) (1). Individuals with temporary visas such as A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire. ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Stantec Thousand Oaks, California, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Your Opportunity 3,000 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science. Stantec is currently seeking an Environmental Analyst in the Impact Assessment, Permitting, and Compliance Practice to be based out of our   Thousand Oaks Office.   The work is expected to be primarily office-based but could include some periodic field work and regional travel. Job responsibilities focused on preparing environmental impact analyses, related technical studies and discretionary permit application packages. This position offers the selected individual the ability to apply their technical experience to exciting projects in Southern California as well as professional development opportunities within an established and rapidly growing consulting organization. Your Duties The Environmental Analyst is responsible for overseeing research, fieldwork, impacts analysis, permit assessment, and report preparation. This position is responsible for the following tasks. Responsibilities include: Preparation of environmental constraints analyses. Prepare sections of CEQA/NEPA documents and supporting technical studies. Prepare and file public notices including but not limited to Notices of Preparation, Availability, Completion, Intent to Adopt, and Determination. Prepare for and support public/stakeholder meetings. Prepare responses to comments received during public environmental review. Prepare project permit applications to various federal, state, and local agencies. Compile and manage files for large, complex deliverables. Participation in client and/or agency project meetings. Site visits and participation in field data collection. Assist in preparing proposals. Your Capabilities and Credentials Bachelors degree in Environmental Studies or related field. Minimum 3+ years of experience in environmental consulting, working with a diverse set of client types. Experienced California Environmental Quality Act practitioner. National Environmental Policy Act experience is also preferred. Ability to prepare sections for multiple resource categories. Experience with technical areas such as air quality, greenhouse gas emissions, noise and/or traffic and circulation desired. Specialties in other categories valued. Experience preparing discretionary permit applications to federal, state and/or local agencies. Knowledge of the Clean Water Act, Endangered Species Act, Clean Air Act, California Department of Fish and Game Code, Porter-Cologne Water Quality Control Act, California Coastal Act and municipal zoning. Periodic short-term, regional travel expectations. Experience working with a diverse set of project types including energy, transportation, environmental infrastructure, and community development land uses. Well-organized with strong electronic administration skills. Self-motivated, have excellent technical writing and interpersonal communication skills. OSHA Hazwoper 40 certification required or ability to obtain prior to employment. Valid driver's license and good driving record required. Prior to employment this position will require the successful completion of a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Experience (Years)   3 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Illinois EPA Springfield, IL, USA
May 24, 2018
Under direct supervision of the Unit Manager/Working Supervisor or the designated lead worker, prepares environmental samples for analyses in the Bench Analysis and Support Unit; performs extraction, separation, and other techniques utilizing established methods, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), and Quality Control/Quality Assurance (QC/QA) techniques; performs analyses where the test results are obvious; receives and checks-in samples submitted by field personnel or mailed into the laboratory; carefully reviews and enters sample information into the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)   Minimum Requirements : Education and Experience :  Requires education and experience equivalent to an associate's degree in the laboratory sciences; qualified state employees in the Upward Mobility Program shall have the stated requirements of this classification waived by successful completion of specific proficiency tests and training programs. Specific Job Requirements:  This position requires lifting and distributing sample bottles that are placed in coolers weighing up to 50 pounds to designated locations within the Springfield Combined Laboratory. Closing Date/Time:Fri. 05/25/18 5:00 PM Central Time Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Conservation Legacy Durango, CO, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Conservation Legacy is a national organization dedicated to supporting a cooperative of locally  based conservation service programs. We operate and support programs that provide service  and work opportunities for a diverse group of individuals to complete important conservation  and community projects for public benefit. Conservation Legacy’s current strategic goals  include building strong and healthy communities and ecosystems, fostering personal growth  and life‐long service in a changing world and providing practitioner and policy leadership to  expand and deepen the impact of corps.  Scope :  The CEO works with the Board of Directors to implement the strategic goals and objectives of  the organization. The CEO works collaboratively with the leadership team to intentionally  establish and maintain intentional external partnerships and “brand” recognition for  Conservation Legacy as a national leader in fostering conservation service in support of  communities and ecosystems. The CEO maintains a clear governance system that promotes  strategic responsiveness and tactical adaptability through constructively balancing autonomy  and affiliation across the organization.  Job Summary :  The CEO builds upon the organization’s status and credibility as a leader in conservation service  and opportunities that is locally adaptive with known knowledge and capacity at a national  scale. The heart of this role is to establish and maintain intentional partnerships with all key  stakeholders in conservation and leadership development. Conservation Legacy’s core is the  integrity of its work. This is accomplished by aligning the internal culture to that external  identity at all points in the organization, through leveraging the grit, passion and diverse skill  sets and development of exceptional leadership.  Preferred Qualification s:  Minimum five years’ experience as an effective leader in guiding change, fostering  innovation, and sustainable management across a geographically and culturally diverse  organization.  Experience and understanding of the field of conservation and leadership development.  Minimum Bachelor Degree, Master Degree preferred.  Click Apply Now for more details. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Jacobs Fairbanks, AK, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
The Environmental Scientist III has a comprehensive understanding of principles, theories, concepts, and industry practices and standards, and can effectively apply this knowledge. The person in this position works under minimal supervision, participates in setting assignment objective, plans his/her own task schedule to satisfy objectives; work is reviewed for adequacy on completion. Working effectively in both the office and field. Balancing multiple priorities to achieve strict deadlines within budget. Conducting and overseeing environmental investigations and assessments in accordance with state and federal regulatory guidelines and as directed by Project Management staff. Adhering to schedule and financial objectives, controlling time and expenditures to achieve project goals. Determining data collection methods to be employed in site surveys and investigations. Collecting and interpreting field screening and analytical data; perform data validation as necessary Planning projects and preparing project submittals, including work plans and reports, in accordance with State of Alaska regulations and Federal regulations, including CERCLA Performing subcontractor oversight and management.     Qualifications   Bachelors or Masters degree in Environmental Science, or a related discipline 4-7 years of experience in the environmental science industry Proficient in Microsoft programs, including Word and Excel Strong technical writing skills Excellent analytical and organizational skills Working knowledge of federal and State of Alaska environmental regulations Strong written and verbal communication skills Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities to successful completion Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as a team member Ability to take personal initiative, and to perform duties with minimal guidance and supervision. Able to critically evaluate situations against project goals to identify innovative and effective solutions Demonstrated leadership abilities Preferred Experience Experience in the environmental consulting industry Proficiency with Geographic Information System (GIS) and Global Positioning System (GPS) Current HAZWOPER certificate Current OSHA 30-Hour certificate Experience in federal government projects Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Jacobs Croydon, UK
May 24, 2018
Full time
Description   Jacobs employ some of the UK's most experienced and skilled technical services professionals and has grown to over 9,000 people in locations across the UK.  Our Environment, Maritime & Resilience business provides a focus for advising our clients on sustainability issues including renewable energy, low carbon economies, impacts of climate change and waste and resource management. Our environmental capabilities comprise of in excess of 600 staff based predominantly in the UK, but with reach into the Middle East.  Position Summary: To meet our growing UK business needs and future development aspirations we are looking for an Ecologist.  Jacob's ecology team is one of the UK's largest most dynamic and respected ecology teams. Our Ecologists provide specialist advice for the full range of projects undertaken by Jacobs, as well as servicing the needs of their own client base. The team works on a range of diverse, high profile projects in the UK, Europe and the Middle East.  The ecology team is currently over a hundred strong which offers opportunities for technical as well as career mentoring to ensure your continued professional development. At Jacobs we provide the resources to turn great ideas into reality, and we're looking for the most talented and passionate ecologists and field biologists to be our next generation of leaders.  The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities.  Responsibilities include:   Support the Principal Ecologist in project delivery. Planning and resourcing of ecological surveys. Lead ecological surveys. Support business development.  Qualifications   Essential: A degree in a relevant science or a closely related field. CIEEM membership. An experienced ecology surveyor and a good field scientist. Surveying and work experience in the UK regulatory framework including protected species licensing. Experienced in running small projects. Ability to write clear and concise reports. Able to produce quality assured ecology deliverables. Able to mentor less experience members of the team. Good communication and IT skills. Current and full driving license. Desirable: CEnv / CEcol. Postgraduate degree. Protected species licence(s). An ecological specialism. GIS skills. Working knowledge of the Habitats Directive 1992 (as amended). ECoW experience. At Jacobs, we help prepare people for new opportunities and challenges. With positions at every level, openings in multiple disciplines, expertise in a range of markets and offices around the globe, we create an environment where you can learn, grow, and thrive. From our competitive benefits program to our Health and Safety initiative of Beyond Zero workplace injuries, we believe that you’ll find a flourishing career here at Jacobs.   Applications are welcomed from candidates who are seeking reduced hours contracts. Consideration will be given to each application on a case by case basis.   Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.  JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and well being of all. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Jacobs Salt Lake City, UT, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Description   The Buildings & Infrastructure Line of Business is a global network of employees, which serves both the private and public sector.   Our employees work to shape the communities we live in by creating world-class projects that transform the future development patterns of those communities.  We provide our clients award-winning planning, engineering, architectural and interior design, construction and program management, and design-build project delivery.  The Jacobs business model allows us to successfully service our clients, leverage our integrated services, and provide our employees with growth opportunities while delivering global solutions to our client’s local programs. We consistently receive high rankings from Engineering News-Record (ENR) in many classifications, including the categories of Top Design Firms, Top Contractors, Top Green Buildings Design Firms, and Top Transportation Companies.  Our Salt Lake City office is seeking a National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) Planner/Specialist to join our growing planning and environmental team. The candidate will work closely with a diverse team of planners and engineers for the preparation of planning studies, NEPA documents, environmental analysis and compliance documents and technical studies for multimodal transportation projects. The candidate will be responsible to author and prepare technical reports including environmental compliance documents, including analysis of social, economic and natural resource data to be used in developing and analyzing alternatives under National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and related federal, state and local environmental laws and regulations. The candidate will work as part of a consultant team to provide proactive and collaborative solutions for various public and private sector clients.   Requirements : Ability to work effectively as part of a collaborative team of multidisciplinary professionals Ability to work independently and prioritize workload to meet project deadlines Exceptional technical writing and verbal skills Demonstrated ability to visually prepare graphical displays to support technical documentation and communicate technical data to the public or other team members  Working knowledge of NEPA and related federal and state requirements as applicable to transportation projects or other related NEPA experience  Working knowledge of data repositories and ability to collect desktop data for NEPA analyses with minimal oversight Ability to review and interpret planning studies and/or preliminary design plan sets or concepts Demonstrated ability to achieve high client satisfaction and garner client commendations Environmental planning for implementation of multimodal transportation projects including roadway, transit and active transportation projects Strong experience desired in Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, Adobe creative suite and other visual graphic software  Qualifications  Bachelor of Science degree in urban planning, policy, ecology, environmental sciences, environmental law, or relevant field is required A Master's degree or MURP in urban planning, policy, ecology, environmental sciences, environmental law, or relevant field is preferred Minimum 3 years of experience in urban planning, NEPA, environmental analysis, and/or transportation studies is required A valid driver’s license and safe driving record is required Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Stantec Redlands, California, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Your Opportunity 2,500 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science. Your Duties As a Biologist, you will work in a highly dynamic team environment with other biologists/ecologists/water resource specialists, and land planning and regulatory experts. This position will include opportunities for both field and office work; it may also involve field work during construction of projects and implementation of ecosystem restoration projects. In this position, you will be responsible for the contribution and management of multi-disciplinary project teams in all phases of the execution and delivery of siting and licensing of energy production, including renewable energy, and electric and gas transmission projects, as well as natural resource planning and management projects. As a biologist/ecologist, you will oversee and provide expertise in field biology, regulatory strategy, CEQA/NEPA analysis, and permitting strategy. Specific background and expertise should consist of strong botanical, wetland, or wildlife technical expertise, familiarity and experience with regulatory permitting, and project and client management. This position requires coordination with clients, resource agencies, and environmental and technical staff. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) and organizational skills are essential. This role will require overseeing all aspects of project management, biological impact assessment and mitigation strategy development, and preparation and review of biological resources documents. Our   Biologists   : Demonstrate success with research, analysis and reporting. Are self-starting, team-oriented professionals with excellent written and communication skills. Are familiar with review and analysis of scientific data, maps and drawings. Provide support in delivering high quality work products to Stantec’s multi-disciplinary project teams. Have established relationships with clients and regulatory agency staff. Your Capabilities and Credentials Basic Qualifications: Education   : BS or MS degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Ecology or a related field. Years of Experience:   10 to 15 years Must have a good driving record and valid drivers license Prior to employment, this position will require the successful completion of a pre-employment physical and drug screen. Primary Skills: Established relationships with local, state, and federal permitting agencies. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated experience leading and reviewing biological technical reports, environmental impact evaluation, siting reports, and environmental permit applications, including field surveys and reporting, and resource and impact evaluations. Demonstrated experience with the California and Federal Endangered Species Act consultation processes. Demonstrated experience conducting CEQA and NEPA analysis and preparation of associated documentation. Demonstrated experience leading environmental permitting of energy facilities, pipelines, and/or linear infrastructure projects in the western United States including: USACE 404 wetland permitting, CDFW 1600 Agreements and CESA permitting, RWQCB 401 certifications, and other environmental permitting. Demonstrated technical competence and project experience in natural resource fields applicable to commercial (primarily conventional or renewable energy generation/transmission) siting and licensing or environmental permitting of other infrastructure projects. Possess California-specific biology experience (minimum 8 years). Experience with Santa Ana sucker, California Red-legged Frogs, and special-status plants are a plus. Experience with and extensive knowledge of the biota in the California coast, and desert region of the US, with knowledge and experience of state and federal wildlife protection regulations and guidelines for listed species. Experience with the Migratory Bird Treaty Act. Experience with CPUC and/or CEC. Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision making capabilities. Preferred Qualifications: Education   : Master’s degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Ecology or a related field Primary Skills: Possession of Scientific Collecting Permits for species listed under the federal Endangered Species Act and a State of California Scientific Collecting Permit. Wetland delineation training certificate. Experience managing projects, including cost and schedule management, proposal development, and quality. Experience working on construction projects. General understanding of geographic information systems. Ability to direct staff technicians regarding data collection, preparation of figures and maps, and report production. Ability to mentor junior staff and supervise staff. Business development acumen. Experience (Years)   10 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Stantec Bellevue, WA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Your Opportunity 3,000 Environmental Services staff. 20 technical specialties. 900 professional associations. An international team with local expertise. You could say we know a little something about the environment. Our passion for it drives our work. Grounded by safety, quality, and ethics, we come up with solutions that perfectly fit the site. We know what it takes to balance competing project interests with creativity and efficiency. We know what to look for. And, we know how to get the job done—the right way. Join a team that has the environment down to a science. Your Duties As a “seller/doer,” Identify and develop new opportunities, prepare effective technical proposals, and take an active leadership role in the development of new business with new and existing clients. Develop and expand client relationships that generate repeat business. Capitalize on existing client relationships to expand Stantec’s profile and market share in the regional market (through a combination of excellence in technical delivery and business development). Performs various project supports tasks where planning and environmental review (NEPA/SEPA, ESA, Section 106, local/state/federal permitting, 4(f), 6(f), etc,) involvement is required or requested on major, complex projects. Directs environmental technical aspects of multiple and large-scale planning projects and teams. Direct and coordinate and review environmental technical work performed by other project team members. Performs quality checks to ensure client requirements are met. Coordinates with local/state/federal agencies, tribes and the public as requested by clients. Responsible for significant portions of presentations and public facilitation. Prepares scopes of work, fee proposals and respond to RFP’s. Establishes and maintains relationships with existing and potential new clients. Oversee the work of less experienced staff. Your Capabilities and Credentials 10 years of environmental planning and permitting experience successfully coordinating and managing document preparation and environmental permitting. Experience with a variety of land uses is preferred. Experience with urban land development, oil and gas, power generation, infrastructure (transportation, water, wastewater), and/or renewable energy is desired. A Bachelor’s degree in planning, natural resources, environmental science, biological science, ecology, or related field with a Master’s degree preferred. Proven business development experience for large programs/contracts and client relationships supported by repeat business, including established contacts in the Pacific Northwest Positive outlook, collaborative, and driven by the success of Stantec. Must have a good driving record and valid driver’s license. Prior to employment with Stantec the candidate must successfully pass a physical and drug/alcohol screening. Experience (Years)   10 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Washington Departmemt of Natural Resources Deer Park, WA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Two positions available. Under the leadership of the Commissioner of Public Lands, our work at the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is done with the public's interest in mind, which means transparency and public knowledge.  Our decisions are guided by sound science as we manage state trust lands, native ecosystems and natural resources. We support the vision of a sustainable future by protecting and managing the natural resources so future generations will have them.   DNR manages over 5 million acres of state-owned land that includes forest, range, commercial, agricultural and aquatic lands. We generate revenue that supports public schools, state institutions and county services. But managing lands is only half of our story. We also protect other public resources such as fish, wildlife, water, and provide public access to outdoor recreation. Two of our largest and most important state-wide resource protection responsibilities are fire prevention and suppression, and overseeing forest practices.   The DNR has an annual operating budget of approximately $245 million and has over 1300 permanent employees with approximately 500 additional staff hired during the summer fire season.   We have some of the most talented people in the industry.  We honor diversity in the workplace and support one another with respect and trust.  We invite you to learn more about our culture, our careers, and why some of the top forestry and natural science professionals have joined Washington DNR by visiting our  DNR website . Duties This position supports the DNR and the Landowner Assistance Section by providing hazardous fuels reduction, forest health improvement and wildfire prevention education to the public. This position reports to a Natural Resource Specialist 3, Fire Prevention Forester, and interacts with the region stewardship coordinator, region fuels specialist, region entomologist, WSU Extension foresters, Natural Resource Conservation Service foresters. As assigned by the Natural Resource Specialist 3, this position will perform community and residential risk assessments, help develop Fire wise plans and implement fuels reduction, forest health and fire prevention projects. This includes contacting communities and landowners, conduction assessments, laying out projects, performing compliance with contractors and reporting accomplishments. By performing these actions effectively, efficiently and professionally, this position supports the DNR in fulfilling its mission of providing leadership in creating a sustainable future of natural resources for all citizens. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:   Knowledge of the forestry profession as applied to Inland Northwest which includes the fundamentals of silviculture of northwest species, cruising methods, logging methods, reforestation, water quality, watershed management, fuels management, pre-commercial thinning, forest health (insect and disease) and brief understanding of smoke management. Knowledge of wildland fire behavior (S-190 or higher) and fire suppression techniques (S-130 or higher) Written and verbal communication skills. Computer skills such as with Word and Excel. Ability to organize documents, spreadsheets, pictures, etc. on the hard drive of the computer.   DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:   A bachelor's degree in a natural science, which includes coursework in Forestry related courses. One year of professional forestry management experience at the entry level. Desire and ability to be trained to NWCG "Red Card" qualification level of Single Resources Boss rating or higher, and maintain that level of certification. Knowledge of the incident command system. Proven ability to use recreational grade GPS receivers. Proven ability to use ESRI GIS software.   SPECIAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS   Position's assigned duty station is the Deer Park Work Center. Work setting is approximately 70% field and 30% office. Incumbent is expected to traverse uneven terrain in all types of weather conditions. The majority of work is performed with private landowners in unimproved areas within the Region. The incumbent in this position is required to travel. Position requires a significant amount of time in the field traveling alone between program activities, office and work centers. Must have a valid driver's license and have two years of driving experience. This position requires driving as an essential function.  Employees who drive for state business, whether in a state or privately owned vehicle, are required to possess a valid license as defined in policy PO02-006 and abide by all other driver responsibility requirements. Position is assigned an agency four-wheel drive vehicle. Incumbent utilizes agency radio equipment and cell phone for communication in the field. Field duties require frequent use of GPS, digital camera, compass, topographic maps and aerial photos. Performs routine maintenance on vehicle, tools, and equipment. Closing date and time: 5/31/2018 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
American Bird Conservancy Rhinelander, WI
May 24, 2018
Full time
American Bird Conservancy (ABC) is the Western Hemisphere's bird conservation specialist — the only organization with a single and steadfast commitment to achieving conservation results for birds and their habitats throughout the Americas. We are currently looking for a motivated, self-starting, and detail-oriented individual with forestry experience to join our Great Lakes team in northern Wisconsin. This individual will work effectively with private forest landowners, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), and other local partners in Wisconsin to implement best management practices (BMP's) on non-industrial private lands for focal bird species. The Private Lands Forester will work with project partners to identify focal species that best represent the needs of various forest types in the Northern Wisconsin. The Private Lands Forester will lead an effort to develop habitat management prescriptions for each focal species selected and work with the Wisconsin. Primary Duties: The Private Lands Forester's main duties will be to work within the identified focal areas in the Northern Wisconsin. Specific duties include: • Identify and communicate with landowners who may be interested in managing their forests for wildlife. • Conduct field visits of private lands to evaluate property for possible treatment using focal species BMP's. • In conjunction with the landowner, provide technical assistance, facilitation through the NRCS contracting process, development of site-specific conservation plans and in accordance with NRCS practice standards and focal species BMP's. • Identify consulting foresters and/or logging contractors to complete projects that involve timber sales. Also, work closely with Forestry Assistance Program (FAP) foresters to refer projects to the private sector when necessary. • Layout and/or mark project areas for non-commercial treatments such as tag alder or young aspen shearing. Identify and communicate with contractors capable of doing these treatments to continue developing a growing referral list to provide to landowners. • Certify project completion via GPS tracking and camera to provide NRCS District Conservationists with GIS shape files and photo evidence to complete contracts and cost-share. • Provide training and technical assistance to private landowners; technical service providers (TSP's); local, state and federal agency staff on habitat BMP's through workshops, trainings, meetings, etc. • Monitor and track project activities using an electronic database and GIS to ensure proper reporting for assessing success, and assist with focal species monitoring pre and post treatment. • Communicate with partners to track activities conducted on public lands while communicating with them about advancements on private land objectives. Position Requirements: • Bachelor's degree or higher in forestry (or wildlife management or environmental sciences, with an emphasis on forest management) is required. A deep understanding of forest stand improvement and management, wildlife management, and bird conservation desired. • Professional knowledge and skills to assess, devise, and apply strategies for forest management as to meet desired wildlife habitat and forestry objectives. Experience developing and implementing site-specific forest management plans/practices, and the ability to utilize forest inventory tools/inventory protocol needed. • Willing and able to travel across Wisconsin with occasional travel to Michigan and Minnesota. Applicant should be prepared to spend as much as 20% of their time away from home. ABC covers travel expenses. • Experience working with private landowners as well as public agencies (NRCS, DNR, USFWS, etc.) and knowledge of landowner incentive programs (QFP and CF) desired. • Knowledge of NRCS landowner cost-share programs such as EQIP preferred. • A general knowledge of environment laws, regulations and policies to ensure legal standards are met in formulation of habitat development and restoration activities. • Proven ability to manage multiple projects, produce effective results and meet deadlines. Proven ability to be self-motivated, responsible and solve problems. Applicant must be able to develop and manage their daily work schedule to achieve results. • Ability to use ArcGIS, Google Maps, Web Soil Survey to identify and delineate project boundaries; and Microsoft Excel and Database to manage information. • The position requires excellent networking and communication skills (presentation, inter-personal, reading, and writing); project management experience, and organizing and leadership skills. Applicant should be a team player and also work well independently. •  Willing and able to work in physically challenging environment under adverse conditions. ABC provides a GPS, snowshoes, cruising vest, prism, flagging, forestry paint, etc. • Forester may be required to participate in specific NRCS training programs in order to use partner facilities and equipment. Applicant must have a valid driver's license. Benefits: • Benefits include medical, dental, and 403(b) plan. • Paid vacation days (15), holidays (10+), and sick leave. • Forestry equipment/office expenses covered. • Pre-approved professional training and workshop expenses covered. • Lodging and meals covered for travel away from home. • Rental vehicle or personal mileage reimbursement, if partner vehicles are unavailable. To Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume addressed to Shawn Graff, Vice President, Great Lakes Region by June 22 , 2018. Please apply online at Bamboohr.com:   https://abcbirds.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=25 If you have trouble, please send your cover letter and resume as one document to   HR@abcbirds.org Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey Oklahoma City, OK, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Summary *Are you a Hydrologist looking for a position in the Federal workforce? *Do you have a passion for resolving problems pertaining to the field of ground- and surface-water hydrology and water quality and its application in a geographic area? *Do you want to be part of an important aspect of the Federal Government, helping with exciting and groundbreaking initiatives? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this is the job for you! Come join the USGS and start doing the job you've always dreamed of! Why Is It Great To Work For The USGS? Embark on an exciting future! From the peaks of the highest mountains to the depths of the deepest seas, the U.S. Geological Survey has career opportunities that make a difference in both the lives of others and in the environment. Would you like to join the more than 10,000 scientists, technicians, and support staff of the USGS who are working in more than 400 locations throughout the United States? Apply today! As the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems. The diversity of our scientific expertise enables us to carry out large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial, timely, and relevant scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers related to: the health of our ecosystems and environment; natural hazards that threaten us; natural resources we rely on, and; the impact of climate and land-use changes. For more information about the USGS please visit   http://www.usgs.gov What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?   GS-11 Salary: $61,218 (Step 01) to $79,586 (Step 10); GS-12 Salary: $73,375 (Step 01) to $95,388 (Step 10); Note: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at the Step 01. This position and is being advertised concurrently with the following announcements: Open to current or former Federal employees: DEN-2018-0246 Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a HYDROLOGIST within the OKLAHOMA WATER SCIENCE CENTER, some of your specific duties will include:   Serves as the groundwater specialist for the USGS Oklahoma Water Science Center. Assists and trains other team members in using software programs for groundwater data collection and analysis for application to groundwater-flow models. Candidate is expected to conduct interpretive studies with a small team of hydrologists, geologists, and hydrologic technicians. Attends, leads, and participates in meetings with cooperators, government agencies, private and professional organizations, and the general public to coordinate water-resources activities. Operates a government vehicle as an incidental driver. Closes 06/07/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Geological Survey Pueblo, CO, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Summary Are you a Hydrologic Technician looking for a position in the Federal workforce? Do you have a passion for conducting work out in the field? Do you want to be part of an important aspect of the Federal Government, helping with exciting and groundbreaking incentives? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this is the job for you! Come join the USGS and start doing the job you've always dreamed of! Why Is It Great To Work For The USGS? Embark on an exciting future! From the peaks of the highest mountains to the depths of the deepest seas, the U.S. Geological Survey has career opportunities that make a difference in both the lives of others and in the environment. Would you like to join the more than 10,000 scientists, technicians, and support staff of the USGS who are working in more than 400 locations throughout the United States? Apply today! As the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) collects, monitors, analyzes, and provides scientific understanding about natural resource conditions, issues, and problems. The diversity of our scientific expertise enables us to carry out large-scale, multi-disciplinary investigations and provide impartial, timely, and relevant scientific information to resource managers, planners, and other customers related to: the health of our ecosystems and environment; natural hazards that threaten us; natural resources we rely on, and; the impact of climate and land-use changes. For more information about the USGS please visit   http://www.usgs.gov What General Information Do I Need To Know About This Position?   Salary: GS-04:   $30,163 (Step 01) to $39,208 (Step 10); GS-05:   $33,747 (Step 01) to $43,873 (Step 10);   GS-06:   $37,617 (Step 01) to $48,897 (Step 10); NOTE: First time hires to the Federal Government are typically hired at   the Step 01. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a   Hydrologic Technician   within the   Colorado Water Science Center , located in   Pueblo, CO   some of your specific duties will include: Routine measurements of stage and discharge applying various methods and using different equipment depending upon the field conditions. Performing water-level and discharge measurements from wells and springs noting various field conditions. Considering field conditions, selects from a variety of well-established procedures to perform routine field water-quality measurements. Collecting, processing, computing, and checking routine sediment samples using appropriate techniques, equipment, and protocols. Operates a government vehicle as an incidental driver. PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   The work requires some physical exertion such as: Long periods of standing; walking over rough, uneven, or rocky surfaces; recurring bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, or similar activity; or recurring lifting of moderately heavy items weighing less than 23 kilograms (under 50 pounds) such as lifting and carrying stream gauging weights, data collection and monitoring devices, or sample trays. Work Environment:   The work regularly involves moderate risks or discomforts associated with visiting field sites with limited access, under adverse weather or flooding conditions, or exposure to irritant or toxic chemicals. Work may require the use of special clothing or gear such as masks, coats, boots, goggles, respirators, or life jackets. Travel Required Occasional travel - Overnight travel of an average of up to 3 nights per month may be required. Closes 06/08/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Forest Service Cordova, AK, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Summary The USDA Forest Service has legislative authority to recruit and fill Permanent (Career/Career-Conditional), Temporary, and Term Appointments under the USDA Demonstration Project. Under this authority, any U.S. citizen may apply. This position is being concurrently announced under Merit Promotion Announcement Number 18-SVQ3-1004-486926-G-EMH . Current or former Federal employees may apply to both announcements, but should be sure to apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement in order to avoid losing consideration since different referral criteria apply to each type of announcement. Disabled veterans, candidates with 3 or more years of active duty military service, and candidates eligible for special hiring authorities may apply to the Merit Promotion Announcement if they meet the criteria outlined in the announcement and submit supporting documentation. This position is located on the Alaska Region, Chugach National Forest, Cordova Ranger District and serves as a fishery biologist in the administration of the fishery habitat and related coordination with other resources for the Prince William Sound zone.    For additional information about the duties of this position, please contact Theresa Tanner at (907) 424-4737 or by email, theresatanner@fs.fed.us. Salary will be adjusted to include a 5.30% Cost of Living Allowance (COLA).  Please visit the Office of Personnel Management’s website for additional information. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As part of a team assignment, performs routine work in fisheries resource-related projects. Provides biological input into the fish habitat management program and assists in development of fishery management plans. Ensures compliance with portions of fishery management plans; coordinates limited studies of fishery populations; and prepares a variety of written reports or limited environmental analyses. This includes gathering, compiling, and analyzing data to determine fish habitat needs; identifies critical habitat for aquatic organisms; recommending solutions to special issues or problems involving fishery resources; and determining the need for and designing of fish habitat improvement projects; developing project plans for inclusion in Forest program of work; and studying and recommending solutions to special coordination problems involving fish habitat protection. Works cooperatively with State, Tribal, and Federal fish and water quality management agencies. This includes gathering information for stream and lake management plans, surveys of fish occurrence, mapping key fish habitat for suitability and determining the need for fish habitat enhancement or restoration. Participates on interdisciplinary teams and prepares environmental analysis reports in assigned functional area.   This position is a field intensive position that will work in difficult terrain and bear habitat with inclement weather.  The combination of community isolation and maritime weather can be challenging for some individuals/families. Cordova is a small coastal community (approximately 2,500 year-round residents) that is fairly isolated and not on a road system. The incumbent will spend summer field seasons in the field.  Most of the travel to the field is by boat or plane.  The field season starts in April and typically ends in October.  On occasion, there are winter projects that entail winter field work, but typically the winter is spent in the office.   As a field going position working in brown or black bear habitat, this position is required to be firearm certified for personal and/or crew safety. Executive Order 12564 requires employees designated to carry a firearm to be subject to random drug testing. This position will be subject to random drug testing and will be placed in the applicant testing pool. This position requires small craft operation certification and is subject to applicant and random drug testing in accordance with USDA Department Regulation 4430-792-2. The position requires that the incumbent must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license. Incumbent may access operations using all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), watercraft, and/or aircraft. Closes 05/30/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Marine Corps Camp Pendleton South, CA, USA
May 24, 2018
Full time
Summary You will serve as a Natural Resources Specialist in the Natural Resource Department of MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities You will develop solutions to mitigate or eliminate obstructions to environmental project completion. You will advise Environmental Program Managers regarding National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) compliance for proposed military operations, exercises, and construction projects. You will review records of categorical exclusions, environmental assessments, and environmental impact statements for construction projects You will prepare National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents including Records of Categorical Exclusion to meet procedural obligations. You will prepare reports, briefs, or other presentations to characterize a special study or research project under review. You will investigate how environmental regulations impact operations at the local and regional level to recommend action. You will coordinate project activities in the area of Geographical Information System (GIS ) technology to support work efforts Closes 06/06/2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com