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Chesapeake Research Consortium Annapolis, Maryland, USA
Feb 17, 2018
Full time
Protect and Restore Water Quality Goal Implementation Team Restoration of the Chesapeake Bay requires diverse, committed, passionate, individuals and the Chesapeake Research Consortium (CRC) seeks such an individual for a three-year appointment to the Chesapeake Bay Program’s Protect and Restore Water Quality Goal Implementation Team.  The objective of this goal implementation team is to coordinate and provide support to the Bay Program partners in implementing nutrient and sediment reduction efforts necessary to meet the water quality goals set to restore the Bay’s living resources. The group’s primary focus is to support efforts to reduce and cap the nutrient and sediment loads entering the Bay and to ensure that these reductions are maintained over time. The Staffer in this position will focus on topics such as land use, agriculture, nutrient and sediment trading and offsets, and how data from Best Management Practices (BMPs) is used to inform and enhance the Bay Program’s watershed model. The candidate selected for this position will be involved in goal implementation team activities and will be responsible for meeting organization and support, member coordination and communication, task tracking, research and synthesis activities, and additional special projects as assigned.  The experiences and skills gained from the three-year appointment will be valuable to someone seeking further education or career development in the policy or scientific fields.  The selected candidate will work as a CRC employee at the U.S. EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program Office located in Annapolis, Maryland. The ideal candidate for the position would have the following background and qualifications. A Bachelor’s degree in natural sciences, environmental management, public policy, law, watershed planning, environmental economics, or a related field, with specific knowledge or experience in watershed management, nonpoint/point source pollution, and clean water law and policy. Technical knowledge and skills with Geographic Information Systems preferred; computer model code development and maintenance, and/or statistical analysis a plus. Familiarity with the federal Clean Water Act. Ability to perform background research, analysis, and synthesis on policy and science related topics. Ability to work with people with a diversity of interests in a consensus building environment and independently plan meetings, develop agendas, and draft concise meeting minutes. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with partners at all levels of program activities with diplomacy. Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks under tight timelines in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated ability to problem solve. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to manage and update content through a content management system for the Goal Implementation Team web page. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint (knowledge of Microsoft Access a plus). Familiarity with remote technologies such as video conferencing (Web-X, Adobe Connect, etc.). Interest in learning how a multi-stakeholder, governmental-environmental-management partnership sets and achieves goals through collaboration, adaptive management, and science based decision making. A will to explore your career options and the passion and enthusiasm for the work and program. The annual salary is $40,030 and a competitive vacation and benefits package is included for the three-year position.  In addition to the experience gained through their work assignments, Staffers, through individual professional development plans, also attend professional conferences, workshops, and training related to their position and identified future career interests. Applications (a detailed cover letter, resume, list of at least three references, transcript [unofficial is fine] and a short writing sample) should be sent electronically to Melissa Fagan, Environmental Management Career Development Program Coordinator, at   faganm@chesapeake.org .  Please include information concerning education and professional background, as well as immediate and long-term career goals. Additional information about the CRC Environmental Career Development Program is available at   www.chesapeake.org .  Additional information about the Chesapeake Bay Program is available at   www.chesapeakebay.net . CRC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or national origin. CRC maintains a drug-free workplace.  All Staffers are required to complete a federal background check upon hire. Announcement Close Date: March 4 , 2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Chesapeake Research Consortium Annapolis, Maryland, USA
Feb 17, 2018
Sustainable Fisheries Goal Implementation Team Restoration of the Chesapeake Bay requires diverse, committed, passionate individuals and the Chesapeake Research Consortium (CRC) seeks such an individual for a three-year appointment to the EPA Chesapeake Bay Program’s Sustainable Fisheries Goal Implementation Team (GIT).  The purpose of the GIT is to enhance cross-jurisdictional, ecosystem-based fisheries management in the Chesapeake Bay and use science to inform management decisions.  The Fisheries GIT is comprised of the lead state fisheries managers, scientists, and key stakeholders from around the Bay to improve management and recovery of fish and shellfish species, including oysters, blue crab, menhaden, striped bass, shad, herring, and their ecosystem. This position provides a unique opportunity to contribute to improved understanding and management of Chesapeake Bay living resources. The staffer will gain valuable experience working on science and policy issues that cross state and political boundaries and require significant stakeholder engagement.  The staffer will become familiar with the EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program and the members of the Fisheries GIT and experience first-hand development and implementation of resource management policies.  The staffer for this goal team should expect to engage in synthesizing complex scientific issues for use in management and policy discussions, and providing support to and participating in GIT meetings. The experiences and skills gained from the three-year appointment will be valuable to someone seeking further education or career development in the policy or scientific fields.  The selected candidate will work as a CRC employee at the U.S. EPA’s Chesapeake Bay Program Office located in Annapolis, Maryland. The ideal candidate for the position would have the following background and qualifications. Bachelor’s Degree with a focus on natural or environmental science and/or policy (or a related area of study), emphasis on marine ecology or fishery science and/or management a plus. Ability to perform background research, analysis, and synthesis on policy and science related topics. Ability to work with people with a diversity of interests in a consensus building environment and independently plan meetings, develop agendas, and draft concise meeting minutes. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with partners at all levels of program activities with diplomacy and timeliness. Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks under tight timelines in a fast-paced environment. Demonstrated ability to problem solve. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Ability to manage and update content through a content management system for the Goal Implementation Team web page. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and Google products. Familiarity with remote technologies such as video conferencing (Web-X, Adobe Connect, etc.). Interest in learning how a multi-stakeholder, governmental-environmental-management partnership sets and achieves goals through collaboration, adaptive management, and science based decision making. A will to explore your career options and the passion and enthusiasm for the work and program. The annual salary is $40,030 and a competitive vacation and benefits package is included for the three-year position.  In addition to the experience gained through their work assignments, Staffers, through individual professional development plans, also attend professional conferences, workshops, and training related to their position and identified future career interests. Applications (a detailed cover letter, resume, list of at least three references, transcript [unofficial is fine] and a short writing sample) should be sent electronically to Melissa Fagan, Environmental Management Career Development Program Coordinator, at   faganm@chesapeake.org .  Please include information concerning education and professional background, as well as immediate and long-term career goals. Additional information about the CRC Environmental Career Development Program is available at   www.chesapeake.org .  Additional information about the Chesapeake Bay Program is available at   www.chesapeakebay.net . CRC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or national origin. CRC maintains a drug-free workplace.  All Staffers are required to complete a federal background check upon hire. Announcement Close Date: March 4 , 2018 Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Barr Engineering Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Feb 17, 2018
Full time
Summary The person selected for this position will work on project teams assisting clients with air-quality permitting, environmental regulatory compliance, and related technical assignments. Work may include participating in preparing emission inventories, chemical mass balances, monitoring plans, permit applications, and technical and economic feasibility studies for pollution-control equipment and processes; and developing written reports. Responsibilities may also involve waste management; spill prevention, control, and countermeasures plans; risk management plans; and site evaluations and investigations. In addition, the job may require working with permitting agencies and on site at client facilities. NOTE:   Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions common in industrial facilities. Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. An OSHA-mandated physical exam may be required; safety training will be provided. Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in chemical, mechanical, or environmental engineering or related scientific degree and three years of professional experience with state and federal air permits such as PSD/NSR, Title V, MACT, NSPS and state air construction permits Strong oral and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members and clients Demonstrated ability to fulfill commitments on schedule and to do what it takes to meet clients' service expectations and requirements Strong technical and problem-solving skills, including attention to detail, accuracy, and completeness, as well as a commitment to producing high-quality deliverables Effectiveness in building working relationships and working on multidiscipline project teams A flexible working style and willingness to occasionally modify personal schedules as required to meet project deadlines and/or client needs Self-initiative and motivation, with an emphasis on client service and cultivating a career in environmental consulting Acceptable driving record Ability to travel to client locations and other Barr offices Preferred Qualifications At least five years of experience working with federal air regulations such as PSD/NSR and CAA Title V, as well as state air construction permits Engineering or scientific knowledge and experience in the power, refining, pipeline, ethanol, and/or mining industries Demonstrated organization and management skills Aptitude for developing client relationships and business Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed. We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.  Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.  Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Barr Engineering Minneapolis, MN, USA
Feb 17, 2018
Full time
Summary Barr Engineering is seeking an environmental intern to join its Minneapolis office for the summer of 2018. This intern will undertake challenging and progressive work on projects related to the evaluation and remediation of contaminated sites. Assignments may include working as an individual or as part of a project team to assist with any of the following tasks: onsite investigations of contaminated soil, sediment, and groundwater; construction observation; engineering calculations; data summary tables and spreadsheets; and technical reports. Field work opportunities for this position may include some out-of-town travel. NOTE:   Job assignments may involve work on waste disposal sites and sites requiring cleanup of hazardous materials. Participation in an OSHA mandated medical surveillance program will be required and safety training will be provided before being assigned to work on these sites. Applicants must be able to work in locations that feature the rough terrain typical of construction sites and to enter and work within facilities that include limited accessibility, moving machinery, and other conditions typical of industrial facilities. Minimum Qualifications Environmental, chemical, geological, or civil engineering or geology major Minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0 Third or fourth year student Strong technical and problem solving skills, excellent communication skills and attention to detail Strong computer skills, including word processing, use of spreadsheets and exposure to GIS and CAD software Willingness to travel and periodically adjust personal schedules to meet project needs Minimum of one full-time semester of undergraduate or graduate course work remaining after the internship Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record Barr Engineering Co. reserves the right to consider other legitimate, non-discriminatory factors that are not specifically listed. We require proof of eligibility to work in the United States.  Barr strives to make www.barr.com accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance with completing the application process, please call 952-832-2600, or toll free at 800-632-2277.  Barr is proud to be an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other lawfully protected status.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com