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North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission Chowan County, NC, USA
Jun 20, 2018
Full time
Description of Work NC Wildlife Resources Commission Mission Statement: To conserve North Carolina's wildlife resources and their habitats and provide programs and opportunities that allow hunters, anglers, boaters and other outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy wildlife-associated recreation. Visit   www.ncwildlife.org   for more information about careers. The agency employs approximately 650 employees. Salary will be based on budget, education, experience and equity. Salary Grade GN10  Hiring Range   $39,611 - $63,378. 'This position requires frequent travel with occasional overnight stays, including out-of-state travel over multiple nights. Also this position has statewide responsibilities. Assignments, work and projects may be based in any location across the state.' Develops, coordinates and conducts survey, monitoring, and research activities for all waterfowl species in North Carolina.  This includes conducting those activities relating to the design, implementation, analyses, interpretation, and dissemination of waterfowl population survey and research data on private lands, game lands, and other public lands.  The Waterfowl Biologist examines management implications relative to waterfowl population dynamics and status so that agency hunting regulations and associated policies are based on sound and reliable data.  The Waterfowl Biologists assists with the various steps in the Agency's annual process of recommending and selecting North Carolina's waterfowl seasons.  Data obtained from survey, monitoring, and research activities are used to provide guidelines for technical guidance programs designed to implement appropriate wildlife habitat management for waterfowl on individual and corporate private lands and on public lands in the state.  Responsible for survey and monitoring of waterfowl diseases in North Carolina, and coordinates specific actions in response to waterfowl mortality events, or events where transmission of waterfowl disease is suspected.  The Waterfowl Biologist is one of two primary observers for agency waterfowl aerial surveys, which involve a minimum of 30-40 hours flying per year. Collaborates with appropriate personnel within and outside the agency, and with universities, to design appropriate cooperative research projects that may provide new information regarding population management of waterfowl species and coordinates with appropriate state, federal and university personnel regarding field data collection.  Represents the Agency and Division on various federal committees (e.g., Atlantic Flyway Council Technical Section Committee), state committees, state committees, state board meetings, including those of nongovernmental organizations, committees of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, southeastern study groups, and interstate cooperative research project committees.   Facilitates information exchange with and provides scientific expertise and technical guidance regarding waterfowl population dynamics, population status, population management, habitat management, and possible management implications to state and national conservation organizations, the media (numerous newspapers, magazines, etc.), landowners, and the general public.  Survey and research data are disseminated through various outlets to educate sportsmen, landowners, and the general public regarding waterfowl populations and programs. The Waterfowl Biologist annually recruits, supervises and schedules work activities for one Temporary Employee.  In coordination with the Migratory Game Bird Coordinator, prepares and maintains an annual operating budget and assists with the acquisition of needed equipment and manpower in support of waterfowl survey, monitoring and research activities.   Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies Knowledge of wildlife biology, ornithology, and ecology is required.  Advanced principles of scientific method, biological techniques, zoology, botany, statistics, forestry, and wildlife management are necessary.  Experience in and knowledge of waterfowl sampling/survey techniques and procedures are desirable.  The abilities to identify, capture and handle a wide range of wildlife species, conduct field necropsies, collect and process biological samples from live and dead wildlife, and prepare, preserve and store specimens are required.   Accomplished communication skills (both oral and written) are required daily to coordinate with partners, disseminate information, and to help educate the public about waterfowl conservation and advance the NCWRC mission.  The biologist should also be skilled in computer operation, database management, geographic information systems, multi-media communications and presentation, planning, and volunteer coordination. The abilities to prepare quality written reports/manuscripts and make oral presentations are required.  The abilities to function independently, work in remote locations alone when necessary and work well with others are required.  Good motivational and personnel management skills are required to guide personnel under his/her direct supervision in accomplishing predetermined and changing program goals, objectives, and policies. The willingness to operate a boat and locate/survey waterfowl from an airplane or helicopter is required. Minimum Education and Experience Requirements Bachelor's degree in wildlife or fisheries management, marine biology, fisheries science, zoology or biology from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Supplemental and Contact Information To apply for this position, please click the APPLY link above: Resumes are not accepted in lieu of state applications.    "See Attached Resume" , etc. will result in an incomplete application. To receive credit, all relevant experience must be included in the work history section of the application.  Any information omitted from the application but included in the resume will not be considered for qualifying credit. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted. Persons eligible for Veteran's Preference must submit a copy of Form DD-214. NC WRC uses the Merit-Based Recruitment & Selection Plan to select the most qualified applicants to fill positions subject to the State Personnel Act.  When a salary range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills & abilities, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position.  The State of NC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants must complete and submit a State application for employment using the new NEOGOV Online Job Application System ( http://www.oshr.nc.gov ) for the State of North Carolina. Application for employment must be submitted by 5pm on the closing date.  Resumes and cover letters can be uploaded with your application. Pre-employment record checks are required for some administrative and education center positions. "Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws:   Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) ,   Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) , and   Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) ." Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Irvine Ranch Water District Irvine, CA, USA
Jun 20, 2018
General Description Irvine Ranch Water District is accepting applications for a Wetlands Specialist.  Under general direction of the Natural Resources Manager, operates, monitors, provides analysis for, and maintains the District's natural wetland treatment systems, urban runoff diversions, including the San Joaquin Marsh.   Summary of Duties Participate in the treatment of surface water using natural and constructed wetlands and biofilter treatment facilities. Assist in the preparation of reports on the status of the District's wetland operations and prepare proposals for changes and improvements in those operations. Interpret regulatory requirements and apply them to the natural treatment of surface water and associated habitats. Coordinate the District's wetland operations with various regulatory agency staff, including but not limited to the US Army Corps of Engineers, US Fish and Wildlife Service, California Department of Fish and Wildlife and the Regional Water Quality Control Board.  Coordinate vector control activities with the Orange County Vector Control District and oversee the operation of the District's wetlands in a manner that minimizes vector production or related problems.  Participate in the management of a comprehensive environmental compliance and monitoring program.  Interpret and apply federal, state, and local policies, laws and regulations.  Assist in the establishment or restoration of various habitat types associated with the District's wetland operations. Assist in any mitigation work and related monitoring of environmental projects associated with the District's wetlands operations.  Assist in the design and establishment of new natural treatment wetland sites throughout the District's service area. Conduct regularly scheduled site inspections of District wetland locations. Develop various forms and filing systems to document the operation and maintenance of the District's wetlands.  Read and interpret construction plans. Perform various manual field labor tasks, including but not limited to raking, shoveling, lifting and adjustment of weir boards. Operate various pieces of field equipment, including but not limited to water valves, pumps, powered hand tools, generators and specialty vehicles.  Operate various pieces of scientific equipment, including but not limited to field test kits, automated samplers, GPS units and analyzers. Provide input on the preparation of the annual capital and operating budgets associated with the operation and maintenance of the District's wetlands.  Understand and review specifications and contract documents associated with the operation and maintenance of the District's wetlands. Coordinate work with other District departments, in particular various Operations groups. Assist in the inspection of the work of contractors and others related to habitat establishment and wetlands construction/maintenance.  Assist in the identification of various plants, animals and other biota in Southern California natural habitats. Differentiate non-native species from native species. Assist in plant and animal surveys and assess the viability/health of various habitats associated with Southern California wetland and upland environments.  Prepare purchase requisitions and review invoices prior to approval.  Comply with District safety work-related practices and attend relevant safety training.  Perform other related duties as assigned. Qualifications A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Biology, Chemistry, Ecology, Environmental Science, Civil/Environmental Engineering or related field.  License/Certifications Required   Valid Class 'C' California Driver's License. Additional Information For a complete job description, please visit:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/irwd/classspecs Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
San Mateo County Redwood City, California, USA
Jun 20, 2018
Internship- Paid
Description Are you highly motivated and committed to a career in sustainability? Do you want to help communities adapt to their changing environment and solve for tomorrow?  If so, then the Office of Sustainability at the County of San Mateo is looking for you!  We are seeking candidates for a summer intern to join our team. We have a position available that will focus on energy programs and water programs. The internship program is designed for current college students or recent graduates interested in careers in sustainability and public service. Examples Of Duties POTENTIAL PROJECTS WILL INCLUDE: Research background information on residential and commercial energy efficiency programs Help launch a new water conservation pilot Participate in development of energy efficiency and other sustainability efforts Support efforts to reduce pollution in San Mateo County water ways Lean about all the programs and projects at the Office of Sustainability Qualifications Ability to identify problems and resolve them Plan, implement and evaluate programs or projects Develop and conduct outreach and education Research and analyze information/data to formulate and present findings to peers and / or the management team Establish and maintain successful  working relationships and communicate effectively with others Application/Examination Answers to the Supplemental Questions are mandatory for this position.  Incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information about the Office of Sustainability and our programs, please visit us at   http://green.smcgov.org/ Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
HDR Portland, OR, USA
Jun 20, 2018
Full time
Primary Responsibilities HDR is seeking a motivated and career-oriented mid-level wetland scientist for a full-time regular position in Portland, OR office. The successful candidate must have 5+ years of Pacific Northwest based experience in wetland and riparian ecology, wetland delineations, plant identification, hydric soils, and wetland and waterbody functional assessments. The candidate will work as a member of high-performing teams on a variety of natural resource assessments to support development of public and private infrastructure projects throughout Alaska. Successful candidates shall be self-motivated and proficient in wetland delineations in Pacific Northwest, general wetland science and botany throughout Pacific Northwest, development of technical reports as well as possess an understanding of Clean Water Act Section 404 regulations and NEPA documentation.  Must have experience with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2007 Alaska Regional Supplement and be willing and able to work independently, manage field crews, communicate with resource and regulatory agencies, and have strong technical writing skills. Other duties may include: NEPA documentation, compensatory mitigation plans and debit/credit analysis, and environmental permitting. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, excellent writing skills, working well with others, and a willingness to learn are essential for this position. Technical writing experience is required. A demonstrated commitment to safety and quality is required.  In the role of Environmental Scientist , we'll count on you to:  • Work with a team of scientists to conduct wetland and stream delineations and functional assessments, vegetation surveys, wildlife surveys, and other field activities in urban and remote settings. Includes work on remote field assignments in adverse weather conditions often on irregular and steep terrain. • Prepare written environmental reports including wetland and stream delineation reports, biological assessments, monitoring reports, etc., and develop mitigation options, plans and documents to address project impacts. • Prepare documentation to support Clean Water Act Permitting, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Section 10 and 404 permits, NEPA compliance, Endangered Species Act consultation, and other state/local permits. • Contribute as an author on environmental planning documents such as NEPA Environmental Impact Statements or Environmental Assessments, interpreting technical information into a reader friendly format.  Qualifications   Required Qualifications • Bachelor's degree in Biology or closely related field • 5+ years of experience managing and/or conducting analyses in support of biological and/or environmental projects with at least 2 years leading wetlands delineation teams; Master’s degree may account for up to 2 years of experience • Experience with wetland delineations using the 2007 Oregon Regional Supplement wetland delineation manual • Ability to identify common Alaska plant species and/or characterize hydric soils • Knowledge of federal regulatory framework, including NEPA and CWA Section 10/404. • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment • Ability to interpret and analyze data, proactively identify and solve problems • Excellent technical and analytical writing skills. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Technical expertise in the design, implementation, interpretation, and presentation of data for environmental studies and investigations. • Strong conceptual organizational problem solving and research abilities. • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work in a fast paced work environment with changing deadlines and priorities • Demonstrated familiarity with Federal and/or Alaska state/local permits • Experience with GIS software • Valid Oregon State Driver’s license • Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat and Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) • A demonstrated commitment to safety and quality, and an attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture. Desired Qualifications • M.S. degree in Biology or relevant field of study (i.e. environmental science, botany, ecology, natural sciences, natural resource management) • Field data collection expertise in wetlands and streams using GPS units • Professional Wetland Scientist (PWS) or Wetland Professional In Training (WPIT) certification • Local candidates preferred  Why HDR At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
HDR
Jun 20, 2018
Part time
Primary Responsibilities The successful candidate in this position will have a B.S. or M.S. degree or equivalent in biology, environmental science, marine or wildlife science, or a similar field. The candidate will work as a member of high-performing teams on a variety of natural resource assessments to support development of public and private infrastructure projects throughout Alaska. Primary responsibilities include   research and writing of documents relevant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Endangered Species Act (ESA), Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), and permitting and compliance support.  Duties may include data analysis; review and research of technical studies and publications; habitat type and vegetation mapping using aerial photography; Clean Water Act Section 404 permit applications, ESA biological assessments, other federal and local permit applications, mitigation and monitoring plans, and deliverables related to NEPA, Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404, MMPA, and ESA.   Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, excellent writing skills, working well with others, and a willingness to learn are essential for this position. Technical writing experience is required.   A demonstrated commitment to safety and quality is required.  Additional duties may include   field studies such as wetland delineations and functional assessments, marine mammal and protected species monitoring, wildlife surveys, and other field activities in urban and remote settings.   The candidate will work at the direction of HDR project managers. Work will be conducted independently as well as on teams, with appropriate senior technical oversight. This is a part-time regular position.  Keyword(s): Environmental Scientist, Environmental Planner, environmental science, wetland, wildlife, planning, permitting, compliance, NEPA, ESA, MMPA, CWA.   Qualifications   Required Qualifications Bachelor's or Master's degree in Biology, Environmental Science, Marine or Wildlife Science, or closely related field Knowledge of federal regulatory framework, including NEPA, ESA, MMPA, and CWA Section 404 Technical expertise in the design, implementation, interpretation, and presentation of data for environmental studies and investigations Excellent technical and analytical writing skills required MS Office experience Strong conceptual organization problem solving and research abilities Positive attitude and ability to work independently and as part of a team Excellent communication skills, adaptability and ability to work with engineers, planners, agencies, and the public are required An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must  Preferred Qualifications Minimum of 5 years environmental experience in environmental permitting/planning/compliance projects preferred  Why HDR At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
HDR Atlanta, GA, USA
Jun 20, 2018
Full time
HDR is looking for a Senior Environmental Project Manager with transportation environmental experience to join our Southeast Environmental Science and Planning practice in Atlanta, GA. The candidate must have a strong background in NEPA and state-level environmental reviews and direct experience managing the regulatory approval and permitting process for transportation related infrastructure projects, including highway, airport, maritime and local roadway projects. Ideal candidate has direct experience managing multidiscipline teams in the environmental review of federal, state and locally sponsored transportation projects pursuant to NEPA and other regulatory procedures governing transportation project approvals, including the preparation and review of environmental impact statements (EIS), environmental assessments (EA), natural and cultural resource reports, and other environmental documents.  Position involves supporting market needs and client-focused solutions, including support of client management efforts, and strategic thinking to expand our South Atlantic environmental transportation practices in Georgia. Responsibilities will include managing major environmental projects in the state, identifying client opportunities, supporting major proposal efforts and mentoring and training staff.  Candidates should demonstrate experience in managing technical staff, proficiency in developing and managing project related NEPA, permitting and regulatory compliance strategies for all stages of project development from initial critical issues analysis, through permitting, construction compliance, and post construction monitoring and close-out. This includes experience in directing the technical and administrative aspects of environmental studies and the preparation of environmental permit applications; coordinating schedules; providing technical QA; implementing program policy; and problem resolution to assure project completion on time and within budget.  Excellent communication and presentation skills are a must. Primary Responsibilities Senior Environmental Project Manager for NEPA, permitting, and related environmental services in the [NC] [SC]transportation market Provide technical expertise at project level and support with growing HDR’s environmental program  Establish sequencing of environmental tasks/projects, from financial management through successful completion of the project, utilizing our technology, standards and project delivery practices Manage and deliver several projects concurrently. Responsible for project management, including developing and managing budgets, schedules, and quality of product. Support client relations and be involved with marketing, contractual, design and production meetings   Qualifications   Required Qualifications Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Biology, Environmental Sciences, Engineering or related field. 10+ years’ experience working with NEPA and/or permitting including developing plans, writing proposals, developing scopes of work, budgets, and schedules for complex environmental projects with multi-disciplinary teams and multi-agency efforts; marketing clients, preferably within the transportation market sector. Proven success managing and mentoring multidiscipline environmental staff. Proficiency with MS Office suite, strong people skills, excellent written and verbal communications skills.  Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated knowledge of FHWA/FTA/FRA NEPA and state environmental processes Experience managing EA/EIS projects  Experience managing and mentoring biologists/ environmental scientists Why HDR At HDR, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
ICF International Fairfax, VA, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Want to support the delivery of local and national energy efficiency programs, engaging with a wide array of stakeholders to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions? ICF is seeking a detail-oriented, self-motivated candidate to help clients implement and evolve their energy-efficiency programs. This position will be based in our Fairfax, VA office or in our New York City office. Successful candidates will support the implementation of high-profile public-private partnership programs to drive improved energy efficiency across commercial, multifamily, institutional, and industrial markets. They will be part of a team that builds and maintains relationships with key market actors, reviews and analyzes energy consumption data, and collaborates with other team members and clients to develop national and regional strategies to increase participation in energy efficiency programs. Key Responsibilities Include: Supporting the review and analysis of large volumes of program data, in order to support core program processes, ensure program integrity, and distill data into narratives for reports, case studies, etc. Serving as a source of technical assistance for program participants, and maintaining detailed records in a customer management system. Reviewing energy consumption data for single buildings as well as large portfolios of facilities, to assist building owners in benchmarking performance against peers, improving performance, and achieving recognition for energy efficiency achievements. Conducting outreach to build and maintain relationships with key market actors, including commercial building owners and operators, industry associations, and utilities. Contributing to the development and deployment of communications, outreach, and training resources, including case studies, webinars, in-person events, and other opportunities. Coordinating with other team members and clients to develop local, regional, and national strategies to influence the market and increase participation in programs. Tracking state/local and national energy policies that impact commercial and industrial buildings. Conducting research and analysis of energy efficiency and industry issues. What You'll Need: Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline (e.g., environmental studies, public policy, business).     Excellent analytical skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Highly-developed interpersonal skills and self-motivation. Solid personal computer skills (Microsoft applications). Ability to prioritize and multi-task, and work under strict deadlines. Preferred Skills/Experience: Demonstrated expertise working with large spreadsheets or databases. Experience working in the commercial or multifamily building sector, or for an energy efficiency vendor/service provider serving the building sector. Experience in energy performance benchmarking or energy modeling. Experience with ENERGY STAR, LEED, and/or other efficiency/sustainability program platforms. Familiarity with the development/delivery of public-private voluntary partnership programs. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
ICF International Puerto Rico
Jun 19, 2018
Full time
CF seeks an Environmental Engineer to work within our Regulatory, Economics, Environmental & Energy Services (R3E) team. This position will primarily support the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) contract with the Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery (ORCR).  Our R3E line of business has over 30 years of experience supporting the design, implementation, and improvement of federal and private sector programs. The successful hire will be an expert in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) with more than 20 years of direct experience managing and supporting EPA ORCR’s Program Implementation and Information Division (PIID) in developing, documenting, and applying methodologies for analyzing hazardous waste data and national commercial capacity for hazardous waste management, and in supporting EPA’s RCRA program. The position requires a team player with demonstrated project and client management skills, strong oral and written communication skills, and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment to meet very demanding client deadlines. What you’ll do: Manage the core ORCR task order(s) (TO) to support the RCRA program’s work for PIID, including day-to-day management of the TO, serving as the primary point of contact for the ORCR task order manager(s), and managing project staff.  Provide senior technical leadership and expert RCRA support for work under the contract, including PIID work as well as for other TOs. Provide senior technical support for other ICF projects in the areas of Information collection requests (ICRs), data management and data analytics, regulatory impact analyses, and other projects, as assigned.     What you’ll need:   Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering. 20 years of experience in the RCRA program, including direct experience with PIID and 15 years of experience managing RCRA projects under large EPA mission support contracts. Professional skills and experience were looking for:  Expert knowledge of and extensive experience performing complex analyses using RCRA environmental data and systems, including Biennial Report, TRI, and RCRA Info. Extensive experience in developing, documenting, and applying methodologies for analyzing hazardous waste data and national commercial capacity for hazardous waste management. Extensive experience with EPA’s RCRA program, including support for rulemakings, ICRs, RIAs, and preparation of key reports for the program. Strong project and client management skills, including experience managing RCRA projects under large EPA mission support contracts. Excellent written and oral communications skills. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Stantec Williamsburg, VA, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Full time
Your Opportunity Stantec is currently seeking a Regulatory Specialist to provide technical support on a variety of projects in the energy sector. This position will be part of Stantec’s Environmental Services team that provides the full range of expertise needed to address a variety of permitting and approval requirements. Our staff members have established excellent working relationships with regulatory agencies throughout the mid-Atlantic, and our regulatory knowledge and scientific expertise allow us to help our clients develop the most effective approach to securing regulatory approvals. Your Key Responsibilities Prepare permit applications, including gathering supporting documentation, coordinating comment response with agencies, database investigations. Provide technical and regulatory support for energy projects in both the pre-project permitting stage and post-approval stage. Perform and summarize searches related to Threatened and Endangered Species, Natural Heritage and Section 106 Cultural Resources. Develop and maintain positive client relationships, including seeking opportunities for new business. Carry out project work within agreed time-frames and on budget. Create technical documents and provide review of technical documents that support regulatory submissions. Support and ensure implementation of Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Policies, Procedures, Standards and Guidelines in the execution of all work and coordinate with HSE professionals during the execution of all phases of project planning and implementation. Communicate and collaborate with other Environmental and Regulatory Specialists to ensure consistency in project execution. Participate in team and independent based work. Your Capabilities and Credentials Demonstrated experience with ArcGIS highly desirable. Experienced with electrical transmission and/or alternative energy projects highly desirable. Strong understanding of federal and Virginia state regulations and permitting requirements. Task management experience with strong attention to detail. Demonstrated team player with the ability to work independently and take initiative. Excellent technical writing, organizational, and communications skills. Excellent computer skills including MS Word, Adobe, and Excel. Experienced with NEPA documentation or other environmental planning assessments. Education and Experience Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science or related field. Minimum of 2-5 years’ experience with Section 404/401 permitting, wetland and streams issues, technical reports, and compliance. This description is not a comprehensivelisting of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of theemployee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned ormay be changed at any time with or without notice. Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each other’s’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Park Service Luray, VA, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Temporary
Summary This position is located in Northeast Regional Office, in the Natural Resources Division. Temporary positions not-to-exceed 1039 regular hours in a service year may be terminated sooner or extended depending on management needs. The typical seasonal entry-on-duty period for Northeast Regional Office is July-November, but can be variable during these months due to weather conditions, project needs, or funding. Anticipated Entry on Duty: July 22, 2018. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Incumbent carries out a wide variety of field activities in support of programs such as the control of non-native and invasive plant species and enhancement of native plant populations. Such activities may include inventory and assessment, habitat restoration and threat mitigation, and application of herbicides.Incumbent conducts routine and recurring resource monitoring programs for evaluating rare, threatened and endangered plant species, vegetation communities, population dynamics, ecosystem relationships, and public health/safety issues. Seeks assistance for situations not covered by instructions or guidelines. Makes field observations of plant conditions and provides preliminary determinations on conditions/problems to professional staff for use in planning, protection and mitigation activities. Participates in revegetation activities such as site preparation, transplanting, seeding, and applying mulch or erosion mats. Travel Required 76% or greater - You may be expected to travel for this position Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
San Diego, County of San Diego, CA, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Full time
The Land Use/Environmental Planner II-Sustainability is responsible for supporting the Advance Planning Division in the implementation of County Climate Action Plan to develop ordinances, conduct research and policy analysis, update community plans, renewable energy strategies, and mobility planning, and other related efforts to reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the unincorporated County.   This is the journey level class in the Land Use/Environmental Planner series. The ideal candidate will have experience in land use, environmental, and sustainability planning and have an understanding and practice of project management fundamentals. Relevant professional and/or academic experience can include, but is not limited to the following: GHG inventories, emissions monitoring and reporting, utility-scale renewable energy, ordinance/policy development, community plans, agricultural conservation, transportation technology and trends, sequestration, offset protocols, public engagement, and collaborative partnerships. A bachelor's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, in city and regional planning, urban planning, aviation management, landscape architecture, geography, archeology, biology with a concentration in wildlife and/or botany; geology; or any one of the following life and physical sciences, geography with a concentration in conservation of environmental quality, natural resources or physical geography, ecology; zoology; engineering with an emphasis in acoustics or environmental management, environmental science or a related field, AND two (2) years of progressively responsible professional level experience performing environmental analysis, planning, research, data analysis, and computations, and preparing and presenting reports and graphics as it relates to land use/environmental planning.  Experience must be at the level equivalent to a Land Use/Environmental Planner I within the County of San Diego; OR, A master's degree from an accredited U.S. college or university, or a certified foreign studies equivalency, in one of the fields stated above, AND one (1) year of progressively responsible professional level experience as described above; OR, One (1) year of experience as a Land Use/Environmental Planner I with the County of San Diego. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Alameda CA Alameda, CA, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Part time
THE POSITION Alameda is updating its Climate Action and Adaptation Plan.  To support this effort, we are currently seeking to hire a Climate Action Coordinator.  This is a a part-time, temporary position that will focus on climate adaptation, resiliency planning and greenhouse gas mitigation projects. The position will coordinate interdepartmental and interagency groups, work on projects to increase the sustainability of City operations, perform research, and conduct deep and creative public engagement on climate change. The ideal candidate will be creative, have a strong vision, and be dedicated to authentic and equitable community engagement.  SELECTION PROCESS:  To be considered, candidates must submit a completed City of Alameda Job Application form online. Applicants will be screened and evaluated based on the information provided.  Requires   graduation from an accredited college or university with a degree in a relevant field. Requires   experience on climate action planning and adaptation planning essential with an understanding of greenhouse gas inventory and forecast methodologies and mitigation strategies. Requires   excellent communication and writing skills with particular ability to clearly convey complex issues to a diverse audience. Desired qualifications include : at least two years of professional experience; experience with community organizing and outreach; passionate about climate science, climate adaptation, and risk modeling; self-starter, autonomous and responsible; must be able to meet deadlines; course work related to sustainability planning (e.g., environmental economics and management) useful. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Stantec Independence, IA, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Full time
Your Opportunity We are seeking an exceptionally talented and enthusiastic individual with a keen interest in the natural sciences to join our team and advance their career. Responsibilities will include assisting with the coordination and management of environmental permitting, assessment, and/or compliance work related to the Endangered Species Act (ESA), Migratory Bird Treaty Act (MBTA), Bald and Golden Eagle Protection Act (BGEPA), National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and various federal and state agency requirements as they pertain to a variety of project types including renewable energy, energy transmission and generation facilities, transportation, and private development projects. Your Key Responsibilities Assisting the Project Lead with the preparation, research, review, and editing of technical documents, such as environmental assessments, environmental impact statements, habitat conservation plans, and environmental and technical reports. Analyzing and summarizing data from wildlife field surveys and habitat assessments for a variety of species, and assisting with field work and collection of field data as needed. Participating in multi-disciplinary environmental assessments Recording, entering, organizing, managing, and analyzing data Writing technical reports for client and regulatory agency review Attending client and regulatory agency meetings and providing recommendations and input. Your Capabilities and Credentials Knowledge of statistical methods and ability to assist with analysis of biological data. Knowledge and/or experience with federal, state, and/or local environmental permitting processes specifically related to endangered species, ESA, MBTA, BGEPA, and/or NEPA. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word. Ability to work well with others and keep other team members aware of project and client needs. Exceptional oral and written communication, and presentation skills; analytical and creative problem solving skills; and organizational and note-taking skills. Ability to validate and accurately analyze information, and make sound decisions that have considerable business impact. Ability to interface effectively and collaborate with clients, peers, management, and vendors to successfully meet shifting needs. Ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks and safety appropriately, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers. Effectiveness in resource planning, results delivery, and staying current with relevant technology and innovation. Strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning. Ability to be customer focused, and understand and appropriately respond to clients’ business needs. Ability to motivate self and others to overcome obstacles and achieve goals. Education and Experience Master of Science Degree (preferred) in natural resources, ecology, wildlife, or related biological field; or a Bachelor of Science Degree with three to five years of relevant experience. Willingness to travel, and the ability to work in the field for long hours in all weather conditions. This description is not a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that may be required of the employee and other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned or may be changed at any time with or without notice. Stantec is a place where the best and brightest come to build on each others’ talents, do exciting work, and make an impact on the world around us. Join us and redefine your personal best. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
National Park Service Twentynine Palms, CA, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Temporary
Summary Interpretive Rangers are uniformed staff who develop and present educational programs including guided walks and illustrated presentations in visitor centers and campgrounds on natural, cultural, or historical resources. They work with diverse audiences in a variety of park settings including coastal and temperate rainforest, grasslands, coniferous forests, and subalpine and alpine ecosystems. Anticipated Entry on Duty: October, 2018. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Develop and present a variety of programs including guided walks, illustrated talks (PowerPoint amphitheater and campfire programs)and demonstrations. Develop programs using principles of the NPS thematic interpretation model through topic research, familiarity with and creative use of delivery techniques. Provide informal interpretation and orientation for park guests in visitor centers, ranger stations and while roving in the field. Perform cashier duties and assist with a variety of special projects to support park goals. Actively promote the safety of park visitors and stewardship of park resources in all interactions, and may also be the initial contact for accident reporting and emergency assistance. Work is performed both indoors and outdoors in all types of weather from snow, wind, and rain to sun and heat. Work involves standing for long periods of time, walking over rough and uneven terrain and living in close quarters with co-workers. Additional duties for GS-5:   You will present informal and formal talks; lead guided tours and respond to visitor inquiries for information, direction and guidance. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Sound Transit Seattle, WA, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Full time
General Purpose Under general direction, performs a variety of senior professional level environmental planning functions and analysis in assigned functional areas, manages the acquisition of environmental due diligence services and development of remediation strategies for contaminated sites, ensures environmental compliance for Sound Transit projects related to remediation of contaminated real estate; ensures compliance with all federal, state and local environmental regulations, local critical areas ordinances and other related regulations; manages preparation of complex and controversial environmental documents and obtains environmental approvals; maintains effective working relationships with other agencies and Sound Transit partners including the Washington Department of Ecology, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Federal Railroad Administration (FRA), and Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and local jurisdictions; provides strategic advice to project managers on environmental compliance issues; manages the environmental permitting process and coordinates directly with permitting authorities; and ensures compliance and implementation of environmental mitigation measures and permit commitments by other departments and third parties.  Mentors and advises environmental planning staff. Essential Functions The following duties are a representative summary of the primary duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties. Manages preparation and completion of environmental due diligence documentation for a variety of Sound Transit projects for Sounder Commuter Rail, Bus Regional Express, and Link Light Rail to ensure that the Agency complies with local, state and federal environmental regulations including the Model Toxics Control Act (MTCA) and the Comprehensive Environmental Response Cleanup and Liability Act (CERCLA) including the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), Washington State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) and associated environmental regulations; coordinates with FTA, FHWA, FRA and other agencies and jurisdictions to obtain environmental approvals for Sound Transit  projects and plans; manages a variety of technical consultants (environmental, transportation, noise, air, etc.) and complex and diverse teams in this effort; coordinates with agency project managers, other agency staff, consultants and other groups to initiate and complete work; ensures the environmental due diligence investigations and documentation and processes meet legal requirements; participates in public outreach activities with ability to communicate technical information to laypersons. Manages consultants and consultant contracts (including on-call contracts) for environmental services such as Phase 1 and Phase 2 environmental site assessments, hazardous building material surveys, remediation cost estimates, and remedial action plans; procures consultant; develops and manages scopes, schedules, and budgets; oversees contracts and assures contract compliance on assigned projects; develops recommendations on consultant services and other project needs, advises project managers of project conflicts and proposes resolution; contracts management includes reviewing and approving invoices; secures contract change orders as required; and coordinates communications among agency staff and contractor. Manages endangered species act (ESA) compliance for Sound Transit projects. Serves as point of contact for FTA, FHWA, and FRA and the federal resource agencies ESA compliance on all federally funded projects; leads the development and review of ESA consultation documents for new projects as well as handling reinitiating ESA as projects change and new species are listed; and interprets environmental regulatory and technical information, laws, and guidelines.. Evaluates proposed agency actions and reviews actions by other agencies affecting Sound Transit facilities and determines the need and level of appropriate environmental review and documentation for compliance with CERCLA and MTCA. Ensures implementation of environmental remediation commitments based on environmental review; reviews contract documents (drawings and specifications) to ensure project is complying with environmental commitments, coordinates with project managers and other agencies and local jurisdictions. Identifies opportunities for the agency to integrate sustainability principles into local, state and federal environmental documentation and planning processes. Manages environmental due diligence activities for Sound Transit projects beginning with critical input during project development; reviews planning documents; assists with early screening of alternatives; determines potential environmental remedial expenses for proposed projects; provides input on preliminary project schedules; coordinates with, resolves issues, and provides necessary information to federal, state, and local agencies and officials granting environmental permits and approvals; conducts environmental review of project plans and contract specifications to ensure permit requirements have been adequately incorporated and coordinates plan and specification review by other environmental specialty staff as needed; oversees the maintenance and refinement project environmental commitment lists beginning with commitments made during environmental review process through environmental permitting and into the construction and operation of transit systems; oversees environmental consultant support for the environmental due diligence effort including negotiating scopes and budgets, leading regular coordination meetings, tracking schedules and spending, and reviewing work products. Interface with real property agents and real estate appraisers to assist in the acquisition of real property for all Agency capital projects. Develops natural resource (wetlands, water resources, wildlife and habitat) mitigation strategies for assigned Sound Transit Projects; identifies mitigation opportunities and needs for all projects; tracks changes to mitigation regulations; negotiates with federal, state, and local agencies on project mitigation requirements; manages consultant assistance with mitigation site development and design; collaborates with environmental staff during natural resource mitigation site selection and assists in developing scope, schedule and budget for final natural resource mitigation design package. Makes periodic site visits to construction sites to ensure the project is being implemented according to the permits and best management practices. Engagement with Sound Transit's Environmental Sustainability Management System (ESMS), which may entail participation through the Steering Committee or other technical working groups; researches and assists in the management of the various ESMS initiatives; develops and helps to achieve annual sustainability targets and helps to educate staff about the ESMS. Provides support to the Office/Department on matters as directed; serves as staff on a variety of boards, commissions, and committees; prepares and presents staff reports and other necessary correspondence; attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments in the fields related to area of assignment; incorporates new developments as appropriate; ensures processes, policies and practices are interpreted and applied consistently and effectively; ensures accountability and compliance with all current and applicable state and federal laws, Agency policies and procedures, rules and regulations. It is the responsibility of all employees to follow the Agency safety rules, regulations, and procedures pertaining to their assigned duties and responsibilities, which could include systems, operations, and/or other employees. It is the responsibility of all employees to integrate sustainability into everyday business practices. Other duties as assigned. Minimum Qualifications Education and Experience: Bachelors Degree in environmental studies, urban planning, environmental engineering, science, biology, or closely related field, a Masters degree is highly desirable. Six years of experience in area of assignment which includes managing or overseeing environmental  review process, environmental impact studies, natural resource permitting, and endangered species compliance, preferably in the transit industry and/or in public sector agencies; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.   Required Licenses or Certifications: Possession of a valid Driver's License.   Preferred: Masters' degree in area of assignment; certification as Professional Engineer or Geologist.   Required Knowledge of: Environmental and land use laws and regulations and practices related to compliance. Environmental management and policy. Operations, services and activities of an environmental due diligence program. State and federal environmental laws, regulations, and industry practices, policies and procedures as they relate to environmental issues most relevant in transportation planning such as compliance with NEPA, SEPA, CERCLA, MTCA, the Endangered Species Act, Section 4(f)/6(f), Section 106, and air quality conformity. Current trends and professional literature in the area of environmental planning, due diligence and remediation. Biology as it relates to environmental impacts of wetlands, streams, and wildlife and mitigation strategies to address ecosystem impacts. Federal, state, and local transportation planning requirements. Environmental impact analysis methods and issues, Sustainability concepts, practices and policy issues as related to environmental planning. Project management techniques and principles. Principles and practices of governmental budget preparation and administration. Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation. Principles and procedures of record keeping. English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation. Modern office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and statistical databases.   Required Skill in: Utilizing personal computer software programs affecting assigned work and in compiling and preparing spreadsheets and reports. Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other department staff, management, vendors, outside agencies, community groups and the general public. Applying principles and practices of state and federal environmental laws and regulations. Interpreting and applying state and federal environmental laws, regulations, and industry practices, policies and procedures as they relate to environmental issues. Communicating environmental and technical issues to the public in community outreach settings. Analyzing problems and identifying alternative solutions. Resolving a variety of environmental issues. Contract management and administration. Preparing and analyzing complex data and comprehensive reports. Responding to inquiries in effective oral and written communication. Researching, analyzing, and evaluating new service delivery methods and techniques. Applying project management techniques and principles. Working cooperatively with other departments, Agency officials, and outside agencies. Preparing and reviewing consultant scopes, budget and schedules. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Environmental Action Boston, MA, USA
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
Job Description:   The Executive Director will be charged with developing and executing a 3-year strategic plan to grow the staff of Environmental Action, upgrade and expand Environmental Action’s programmatic work, develop new sources of grant and large donor funding, and grow Environmental Action’s digital audience and income streams. Outgoing Executive Director Drew Hudson will have served in the position from November 2011 through July 2016. Key Responsibilities: Develop a 3-Year Strategic plan for Environmental Action in consultation with experts at the Public Interest Network. Hire, train, and oversee a core staff, including a Program Director, Communications Director, Field Director, and potentially field organizers. Develop program areas and campaigns, with a specific emphasis on climate change, endangered species, sustainable farming/food policies, and clean water. Campaigns should build power in the long-term while achieving victories in the short-term. Manage and oversee the day-to-day finances and operation of the organization, including but not limited to payroll, requisitions, legal and administrative compliance, tax and regulatory filings and more. Recruit, develop and manage the boards of our C3 and C4 corporations to add expertise, earn their support for key campaigns, and satisfy legal and budget oversight. Expand Environmental Action’s already strong online program and incorporate more offline and in-person organizing opportunities such as door-to-door canvassing, voter registration, events, and house parties. Oversee and direct fundraising for both the C3 and C4 corporations including online small donors, major donors, peer-to-peer fundraising, recurring monthly donors, canvass and telephone outreach, direct mail, and grant-seeking. Qualifications:   We are looking for candidates who have 5+ years of experience in organizing or advocacy and staff management. Candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to nonprofit and political work, with an enthusiasm for Environmental Action’s mission and a commitment to grassroots social change. Applicants must have stamina, the capacity to produce high-quality work on a deadline, and be unafraid to take tough stands. They should be able to work well independently but be more motivated by the success of the whole than by their own achievement.  A team orientation that combines congeniality, creativity, and a sharp focus on goals to drive and motivate others is a must. Applicants should have excellent verbal communication, analytical and planning skills. Applicants must demonstrate a high-level of aptitude as a writer to multiple audiences. They should have the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously. An outstanding work ethic and an entrepreneurial mindset are expected. Locations, Salary & Benefits:    Boston, Denver, Washington, DC (though other locations in major cities will be considered). Salary is commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package. To Apply:   Submit your resume and cover letter and complete our   online application . No phone calls please. The Public Interest Network:   Environmental Action works closely with the Public Interest Network, a family of more than a dozen organizations working for social change throughout the United States. Environmental Action shares many of the values of member groups, including a model for organizational success that emphasizes goal-setting, accountability, and sustainable expansion. Environmental Action takes seriously the mission of identifying, recruiting and training the next generation of leadership for the public interest movement, and it works with the Public Interest Network when new opportunities or challenges arise to share resources, ideas and technical expertise. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Barr Engineering Duluth, GA, USA
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
Summary Barr Engineering Co. is seeking an environmental specialist to join its Duluth office and undertake challenging and fast-paced work on environmental permitting and compliance projects. The person selected for this position may also work on a variety of projects related to the investigation, evaluation, and remediation of contaminated sites. Work tasks may include conducting environmental reviews and permitting; communicating with regulatory agencies and client contacts; developing and reviewing environmental permit applications; coordinating field inspections and supporting field staff; and reviewing field reports to verify environmental compliance. Project work may also include environmental site assessments; preparing technical work plans and cost estimates; investigating contaminated soil, sediment, groundwater, and vapor intrusion; interpreting data; preparing technical reports; and completing site remediation activities. The selected candidate will work with other Barr staff members, as well as with regulatory staff, clients and subcontractors. 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 Bachelor’s degree in physical, natural or environmental science 2 to 5 years of professional experience with federal/state environmental regulatory programs, or related experience Superior task management skills, including scheduling, prioritizing, and follow-up Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively with project team members, regulators, and clients Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced environment A flexible working style and the ability to work independently and with teams of specialists to meet client and project needs Legal authorization to work in the United States without the need for sponsorship Acceptable driving record Preferred Qualifications Experience with state and federal environmental regulations, permitting processes (including EAW and EIS), and/or field compliance for utility corridor projects Experience with soil erosion and sedimentation control plans, construction stormwater plans, and site restoration plans Experience with environmental inspection for pipeline construction project including documentation of permit compliance, storm water inspections, restoration inspections, permit closeout and compliance reporting 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
Fresno CA Fresno, CA, USA
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
THE POSITION The City of Fresno Department of Public Utilities, Water Conservation section is seeking an experienced Landscape Water Conservation Specialist (LWCS) to perform landscape surveys, to include consulting and assisting customers on planning issues related to water efficient landscape and regulations; performing water audits; water wise horticulture and irrigation timers consultation; drawing up landscape plans, leak detections and landscape evaluations for large and small landscape sites. The LWCS will provide landscape consultation to customers and draw landscape designs, as well as discuss landscape and irrigation efficiencies for each specific lot and be available to speak to community groups about horticulture and irrigation efficiency.  A horticulture background is desirable in order to describe the many San Joaquin Valley friendly water-wise plants available which may be applicable for the lot. One vacancy currently exists in the Department of Public Utilities; however, the eligible list created from this recruitment will be used to fill current and future vacancies. THE REQUIREMENTS These are entrance requirements to the competitive examination and do not assure a place on the eligible list.  Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify. TO QUALIFY, an applicant must have: - Graduated from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's Degree in environmental science, horticulture, plant pathology, or closely related field; AND - Two (2) years of experience in water efficient irrigation system and landscape design, which included planting and maintenance activities. Additional qualifying experience may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis. (Applicants MUST attach a copy of degree/college transcripts to the online application for verification of educational requirements.) SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Eligible candidates certified for consideration for this position will be required to successfully pass a Department interview and a Department of Justice fingerprint process prior to employment with the City of Fresno. This position requires the possession of a valid California Driver’s License.  Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver’s license and current copy of their driving record.    Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge, Fillmore, CA, USA
Jun 18, 2018
Full time
Summary This Wildlife Biologist position is part of the Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge Complex.   This announcement is being advertised concurrently under R8-18-10227504-SG-MP for current and former federal employees. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Wildlife Biologist, you will be responsible for the planning, analysis, and operation of the California Condor Recovery Program, a long-term endangered species recovery effort that has local, national and international attention. Major duties include: Plan, implement, and analyze the recovery strategies of the California Condor Recovery Program. Develop and conduct adaptive management actions or biological studies to achieve recovery objectives and gather field data to be used for iterative assessments and reporting. Provide guidance and training to biological interns, partner staff and/or volunteers, ensuring field data is collected and maintained appropriately. Conduct outreach to schools, private landowners, and other interested organizations to promote an increased understanding of management activities of the California Condor Recovery Program. Physical Demands: This position involves a substantial amount of field work. Field work is at times strenuous, requiring exertion such as walking over wet, rough, uneven surfaces; bending, crouching, stooping, stretching, reaching, climbing and descending ropes hundreds of feet into cliff side nest cavities. Travel to remote study sites will be required using all-terrain vehicles, and/or on foot. Employee must be able to cope with the pressure of short time deadlines, responsibilities of logistics to remote areas, cultural conflicts, and adverse weather conditions including heat related temperature extremes. Employee may be required to lift objects, such as animal carcasses, weighing up to 50 pounds. Work Environment: The work requires both office and outdoor work. Frequent travel is required to conduct field work, and to a lessor extent, attend meetings. The employee will be required to work flexible hours including at night in remote areas, sometimes camp in a wilderness setting, and regularly spend consecutive nights in refuge housing at a remote field station. The employee will be required to rappel and ascent in high angle environments, which requires a toleration for heights. The employee may be subject to large numbers of biting insects and noxious plant, such as poison oak or stinging nettle. Travel Required 76% or greater - Extensive travel is required in this position.