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Booz Allen Hamilton Alameda, CA
Sep 26, 2018
Key Role : Provide technical preparation of, assistance with, and support for the completion of NEPA documentation, including attaining compliance with all federal, state, and local environmental regulations pertaining to land, air, water, natural, and historic resources. Prepare the full development of technical requirements and cost estimates for studies, plans, investigating contamination, and providing prudent best management practices. Provide technical advice to USCG planning staff and contracting officers. Perform site investigations to gather essential information for coordinating projects with regulatory and resource agencies and for preparing or updating plans. Provide expert in-house assessments of project impacts, best management requirements, required studies and costs, consultation, studies, and timelines for final project implementation. Assist with project environmental coordination with engineers, regulators, resource agencies, Native American tribes, and interested parties. Prepare all correspondence and applications for Coast Guard submittals, facilitate and attend multi-media environmental compliance evaluations, and assist with special projects, as assigned. This position is located in Alameda, CA. Basic Qualifications : -8+ years of experience with preparing environmental assessments and categorical exclusion determinations -8+ years of experience with conducting NHPA Section 106 consultations and preparing memorandums of agreement -8+ years of experience with ESA consulting, preparing biological assessments, and coordinating under the Coastal Zone Management Act -Experience with Microsoft Office applications -BA or BS degree in Environmental Studies Additional Qualifications -MA or MS degree We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status—to fearlessly drive change. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Coast Guard Washington, DC, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is located in the Department of Homeland Security, United States Coast Guard, Deputy Commandant for Operations, Assistant Commandant for Response Policy, Incident Management and Preparedness Policy Directorate in Washington, DC. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities As a Technical Program Advisor, the role of this position serves as the management official for the Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economics of the Gulf Coast Act (RESTORE).  Serves as the Department of Homeland Security and Coast Guard's representative for planning and preparedness for tourism, economy, and ecosystem resilience and restoration efforts in order to restore and ensure the long-term health of the US Gulf Coast Region.    Being a Coast Guard (CG) civilian makes you a valuable member of the CG team.  Typical work assignments include: Evaluating proposals, applications, compliance documentation, and project reports for sufficiency and appropriateness.    Serving as the program manager and primary point of contact for the Commitment and Planning Support (CPS) Interagency Agreement (IAA) between the RESTORE Council and the Coast Guard. Developing efficiencies related to environmental compliance, economic resilience, and risk assessment in order to promote the efficient allocation of human capital and fiscal resources.   Coordinating the Coast Guard's response to Congressional regarding program status and budget requests. Directing the performance of analytical and evaluative work associated with program activities. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Federal Aviation Administration Burlington, MA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Summary Serves as a planner responsible for various airport and aviation planning activities for the Office of Airports (ARP), New England Region. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Analyzes and interprets criteria related to all aspects of airport and aviation planning. Reviews, provides technical guidance and accepts airport master and system plans prepared by airport sponsors, State aeronautical agencies, and metropolitan planning agencies. Assists environmental specialists in the collection of data and develops documents required for satisfying requirements of National Environmental Policy Act. Reviews airport sustainability programs and other environmental programs. Provides assistance to Airport Sponsors to ensure land use compatibility including consultation in the development of zoning requirements on and off airports. Ensures planning results are in compliance with applicable Grant Assurances. Provides technical guidance for the preparation and coordination of local, metro, and state system airport demand forecasts and Airport Layout Plans. Reviews and approves local airport demand forecasts and Airport Layout Plans. Assists in the development of the ADO/RO Airports Capital Improvement Program (ACIP) and may assist with the administration of the Passenger Facility Charge (PFC) program. Assists environmental specialists in the collection of data and develops documents required for satisfying requirements of National Environmental Policy Act. Reviews airport sustainability programs and other environmental programs. Provides assistance to Airport Sponsors to ensure land use compatibility including consultation in the development of zoning requirements on and off airports. Ensures planning results are in compliance with applicable Grant Assurances. Assists in developing the ADO input to the National Plan of integrated Airports System (NPIAS) and conducts reviews to ensure that FAA guidance is being met during the initial submittal of NPIAS entry/removal requests. Reviews and approves land use compatibility plans, change in land use requests, land releases, and land acquisition documents. These actions may require review of appraisals submitted by sponsors to ensure that land acquired under a project is properly configured, has good title and cost is reasonable. Ensures conformance with the Uniform Relocation Act. Prepares correspondence for review by management. Correspondence may include Congressional responses, briefing papers, approval letters, and guidance to sponsors associated with all aspects of airport development. Provides advisory and technical guidance to the public on all aspects of project implementation, including airport planning and programming, airspace, airport design standards, and contract administration. Participates in community activities, such as Advisory Committees, public workshops, and public meetings or hearings. Provides technical guidance and reviews planning consultant contracts, including determination of reasonableness of cost, to ensure that selection is in accordance with professional services procurement requirements. Approves payments on AP funded projects. Reviews benefit/cost and life-cycle costs analyses. Reviews and makes recommendation for modification of standards requests to management and/or RO May forward recommendations to RO for approval Conducts project justifications and eligibility analyses to ensure projects are ready for grant funding. Provides recommendation for grant funding and programming. Maintains project status using the Office of Airports database system (SOAR). Possesses a complete understanding Of grant project management and associated financial reports. Performs project close-out review and prepares recommendation to management for grant financial completion, including eligible final payment or recovery as appropriate. Performs other duties as assigned. Travel Required 50% or less - The job may require up to 50% travel. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Washington, D.C., USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Summary ***This announcement has been amended to extend the closing date.*** This Senior Executive Service (SES) position is located in the Office of Administration and Resources Management, Office of Administration, Washington, DC. For more information on this office, visit their website:   https://www.epa.gov/aboutepa/about-office-administration-and-resources-management-oarm If selected, you must work at the location stated in this announcement. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The incumbent serves as the Director for the Office of Administration within the Office of Administration and Resources Management. The incumbent plans, organizes, directs, controls, and coordinates the Office of Administration programs including: - Acquisition and maintenance of facilities. - Property and space management. - Property and personnel security.  - Environmental compliance, including recycling, pollution prevention, and sustainability initiatives.  - Health and safety.  The incumbent also establishes and maintains working relationships with high level Agency management and non-federal officials.  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Navy Norfolk, VA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Summary You will serve as a INTERDISCIPLINARY ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEER/PHYSICAL SCIENTIST in the ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE & SERVICES DIVISION of NAVFAC ENGINEERING CMD MID-ATLANTIC. The organization is a regionalized command and the incumbent serving in this position will be assigned to the Hampton Roads area as a condition of employment. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities You will manage environmental compliance projects (e.g., air, hazardous waste, wastewater, solid waste, drinking water, spills, petroleum oils and lubricants [POLs], underground storage tanks [USTs]) to mitigate harmful environmental effects. You will develop standards (e.g., instructions, policies) regarding water and wastewater systems to ensure compliance with regulations (e.g., federal, state, and local, Environmental Protection Act (EPA) Safe Drinking Water Act, EPA Clean Water Act. You will oversee the development, design, or management of environmental compliance projects Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge, Plush, OR, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Summary This position is the Wildlife Refuge Manager for the   Hart Mountain National Antelope Refuge . This announcement is being advertised concurrently under R1-1810315165-RR-MP for current and former federal employees serving under a competitive service career or career-conditional appointment or reinstatement eligible. You must apply to each announcement separately if you wish to be considered under both recruitment methods. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Plan, manage and coordinate the programs and operations of the Refuge. Effective coordination and cooperation with subordinates, other professional biologists and managers within the Fish and Wildlife Service, and other Federal, state, and local entities is required to ensure an effective and sound Refuge management program. The work requires sound management recommendations to ensure that wildlife interests are protected and that activities in the area conform to Fish and Wildlife Service policy. Decisions and/or recommendations made by the incumbent are given considerable weight in deciding the direction of resource use and other resource programs on or near the Refuge. Local communities heavily use the lands and resources of the Refuge, any changes in the Refuge/programs/services can have an economic, as well as cultural, impact (positive or negative). Effective performance of the overall assignment impacts natural resources specific to the Refuge, the ability to protect species on the Refuge, the enhanced awareness of the public through educational and outreach programs, and supports the overall mission and objectives of the Service. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Corps of Engineers Geyserville, CA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Summary About the Position:   The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivers superior-quality projects and services, building on our long-standing record of excellence. The San Francisco District is comprised of civilian personnel organized into divisions, including Program and Project Management, Engineering and Technical Services, Operations and Readiness, Regulatory, and Resource Management. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Performs pawning operations, incubation, rearing, feeding, inventory, and distribution of Coho Salmon. Participates in implementing experimental methodologies. Creates and maintains records of Coho Salmon Captive Broodstock production, feed schedules, and distribution. Complies with Endangered Species Act legislation. Prepares and delivers technical/scientific presentations to personnel, other agencies, stakeholders and the public. Travel Required Occasional travel - Business Travel (TDY) is approximately 5% of the time. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Installation Management Command Fort Stewart, GA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Summary About the Position:   This position is located at the Range Control branch of the Department of Plans, Training, Mobilization, and Security (DPTMS), Fort Stewart, GA. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Coordinate the surveying, monitoring, analyzing, and evaluating of natural resources that are indicators of training land condition. Conduct land assessments that will be used as key performance measures and planning documents to create land management strategies promoting land sustainment. Provide technical support to installation staff by preparing and presenting briefings, conducting meetings, providing technical expertise, and preparing documents supporting land management decisions. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Forest Service Republic, WA, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Temporary
Summary This position is located within the Colville National Forest.  This position is responsible for providing visitors with  information, education and interpretive services for a national monument, historical site, etc. that is administered by the Forest Service. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Primary duties include visitor management practices, processes, methods, and procedures that include the following: 1) Informs the public of Forest Service recreation rules and regulations, traffic control, accident prevention, campground and picnic area operations, visitor information services, and miscellaneous recreation program activities. 2) Develops and conducts scheduled interpretive talks, conservation education programs for youth and special tour programs of Forest Service land and water areas. Defines the significance of the site and its background. Answers recurring questions that require knowledge of a limited variety of facts, events, circumstances, personalities, and natural characteristics identified with the site. 3) Checks the usage and condition of public use areas, boat ramps, group camps, and other recreation areas for safety, fire, sanitation and maintenance reasons. 4) Assists with the visitor center’s program operations by either working at the information desk or at the entrance station by dealing with such issues pertaining to picnic facilities, campgrounds, visitor control, and fee collection. 5) Answers routine visitors’ inquiries that range from where the locations of historical monuments are to when tours are scheduled. Complicated situations are usually referred to a higher-graded employee for resolution. 6) Assists higher-graded Park Rangers with planning improvements of visitor center facilities or conducting interpretive programs. 7) Maintains supply of informational materials and other stock items for distribution. Distributes publications requested in telephone and mail inquiries. Collects fees and book sale monies. 8) Performs routine daily opening and closing procedures and assists with general office tasks. 9) Operates and performs minor maintenance on audiovisual equipment. Travel Required Occasional travel - Position(s) may involve work away the official duty location to remote worksites within commuting distance (49 miles) and may also require overnight travel and/or camping per work assignment. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Stoneville, MS, USA
Sep 26, 2018
Full time
Summary If selected, you will be controlling wildlife damage, particularly that of predatory animals, when they conflict with man’s economic interest, health or safety. The work is primarily concerned with Wildlife Services operations relating to the cessation, alleviation or mitigation of problems created by carnivores, rodents, birds and other animals in urban or rural environments. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The duties described are for the full-performance level. At developmental grade levels, assignments will be of more limited scope, performed with less independence and limited complexity. The duties may include, but are not limited to: Organizes, conducts, and implements direct control operations within a large geographical area to control damage caused by avian or mammalian Inspects and surveys areas and, as necessary, will prepare or revise existing programs. Meets with private landowners, lessees, citizen groups or associations which seek predator control and negotiates local cooperative agreements. Reports accomplishments, problems encountered, work locations, etc. to supervisor. Entrusted with Government-owned control equipment for which an inventory must be maintained and reported. Serves as an expert instructor and conducts demonstrations and training for cooperators or other interested groups on WS control methods, procedures, and program objectives. Prepares and assists others in submitting routine and special reports regarding daily, weekly or monthly activities, observations, events and other relevant data collected. Travel Required 75% or less - Travel for training and work assignments may be required. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Mississippi, USA
Sep 26, 2018
3 vacancies in the following locations: Cleveland, MS Stoneville, MS Yazoo City, MS Summary If selected, you will be controlling wildlife damage, particularly that of predatory animals, when they conflict with man’s economic interest, health or safety. The work is primarily concerned with Wildlife Services operations relating to the cessation, alleviation or mitigation of problems created by carnivores, rodents, birds and other animals in urban or rural environments. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities The duties may include, but are not limited to: Utilizes various devices, chemicals, tools, firearms and related equipment to perform animal and bird damage control operations. Identifies current, and forecasts future, damage problems and relates them to the depredating species and determines/selects the most effective means of control. Skilled in the use of various WS control methods and procedures including the use of firearms. Means of control utilized may include the use of snares, traps, M-44 (cyanide) devices, calling, shooting. Identifies predator/rodent species by sight, sound, tracks, type of depredation/damage present, examines other appropriate evidence and correctly identifies such damage situations and relates them to. Conducts demonstrations and training for cooperators or other interested groups on WS control methods, procedures, and program objectives. Prepares and submits routine and special reports regarding daily, weekly or monthly activities, observations, events and other relevant data collected. Travel Required 75% or less - Travel for training and work assignments may be required.
CALSTART, Inc.
Sep 25, 2018
Position Overview  CALSTART has an immediate opening for a highly-motivated person to join our team as a Program Manager for Incentive Program Administration. The ideal candidate will play an important role in supporting high impact clean transportation projects by managing project coordination and implementation of the Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project (HVIP).  HVIP provides incentives to California fleets for the purchase of clean trucks and buses.  HVIP is funded by the California Air Resources Board and administered by CALSTART.  In this role, the Program Manager for Incentive Program Administration will support the Director of Market Acceleration in managing the day-to-day operations of a multi-million-dollar market transformational project focused on advancing the commercialization and penetration of advanced medium and heavy-duty clean vehicles. The position will be based in the CALSTART solar-powered headquarters in Pasadena, California.    About CALSTART  CALSTART‘s mission is to improve air quality, combat climate change, strengthen the economy, and create jobs by growing the clean transportation technology industry. With more than 25 years of experience, CALSTART is recognized nationally and internationally as an effective industry catalyst organization. CALSTART’s member companies are diverse and include Tesla Motors, UPS, Ford, the Union of Concerned Scientists, Kenworth, General Motors, Southern California Gas and Southern California Edison. CALSTART focuses its work in four major initiatives: cars, buses, trucks (including non-road vehicles), and fuels. CALSTART advances each of these sectors by supporting technology development, assessing and validating new technologies and products, accelerating market growth by supporting clean vehicle incentive programs, providing policy guidance and implementation, and giving valued-added services to its member organizations. CALSTART is a national organization with multiple offices in several states. We believe now is our time and we are planning for growth. If you want a career where you are making a real impact and benefiting both society and the environment, you should consider coming to work for CALSTART.    Ideal Candidate  CALSTART seeks a Program Manager that has the ability to manage a diversity of project responsibilities and needs, is a proactive problem solver, and coordinates effectively with supporting team members to ensure that all project tasks and deliverables are met and executed in a timely fashion. The candidate will have strong interpersonal, written and spoken communication skills; experience in managing grant administration and incentive programs; coordinating and working closely with multiple project partners; monitoring and analyzing data for technical reports; project funding and budget management; and experience with information technology and contact management software.   CALSTART seeks a team member with a passion for the organization’s mission and for making a difference, who can anticipate and fulfill project partner needs, and supports an environment that promotes inclusiveness and team-building. Successful candidates must have a positive “can do” attitude and to learn and grow and strive for excellence.    He or she will have the necessary skills to oversee project management responsibilities for HVIP and would perform the following tasks with strong competency:  Track and manage project activities, project policies and guidelines, team coordination, communications, required reporting, vehicle and vendor eligibility, voucher status, and budget expenditure;  Identify key program needs and manage support staff on meeting project deliverables and timelines;  Follow and support detailed standard operating procedures to review voucher incentive applications and varied, complex supporting documentation for accuracy and completeness; Understand and be able to explain complex project requirements to program applicants/participants;  Engage regularly with HVIP stakeholders and partners to inform project goals and objectives, address key barriers and challenges, and identify opportunities and solutions to improve project participation and outcomes;  Manage critical client relationships, ensuring successful negotiation and delivery of project deliverables, trouble-shooting, and improving ongoing delivery of project deliverables; Identify issues which may require deviation from standard practices and work with team leads on solution-finding;  Manage and support schedule and logistics of industry and stakeholder working groups and meetings; Collaborate with trade groups, local government representatives, regulators, and funding agencies to continue ongoing coordination and evaluation to streamline, leverage resources and learnings and support project improvements;  Manage subcontractor and vendor relationships to ensure completion of objectives and deliverables;  Present at industry and community events including the preparation of presentations and briefs;  Conduct data collection, analyze results and generate technical reports on voucher status, fleet usage, greenhouse gas and air quality benefits, participation of clean vehicles in disadvantaged communities, and market assessment; and Support with managing the redevelopment and implementation of an online voucher processing database.    Necessary Skills and Experience  The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree and at least 3 to 5 years of professional experience in grant and incentive program management and administration, industry/business engagement, data collection and analysis, and business transactional accounts. The candidate should have existing knowledge of and experience with environmental and energy issues and the transportation industry.   The candidate must have a high degree of proficiency in written and oral communications and must have the capability of presenting to and working with diverse stakeholder groups. The candidate must work well in a team environment, display personal initiative and be driven by a passion for the clean transportation industry. It is essential that the candidate be well organized and have strong project management capabilities. The candidate should be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite of applications, with a high degree of competence in Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. The candidate must also be able to demonstrate initiative, independently manage time, and multi-task in a deadline-oriented environment. A strong attention to detail will be required.    The ideal candidate should have the following experience.    Proven track record and high proficiency in project management across various stages of project development and implementation (initiating, planning, execution, monitoring and completion); Knowledge of data analysis; Strong organizational and planning skills; Strong personnel management skills; Understanding of or interest in clean transportation, energy efficiency and sustainability;  Ability to think ahead, propose new ideas, take active steps in addressing challenges, and implementing new strategies/approaches to adapt to new/changing priorities;  Ability to engage and communicate tactfully and persuasively with a variety of stakeholders through oral and written communication methods; Must be extremely detailed oriented and perform within project deadlines; Ability to manage data, conduct analysis, generate reports and support IT management/development; and  Ability to take initiative, manage multiple tasks, and work in a fast pace business environment.    Additional Skills and Use of Tools   The following skills and knowledge of are highly preferred or would open additional opportunities. They will be viewed favorably and will provide an advantage:  Advanced proficiency with Excel  Relational database development, maintenance and reporting Experience with WordPress, and other website development tools Experience with Google Analytics and CRM  Data visualization software (e.g. Tableau) GIS Mapping software (e.g. ESRI, ArcMap 9+, QGIS)   Compensation and Benefits  CALSTART offers a strong compensation package. In addition to a competitive salary, CALSTART currently offers employees a company-paid HMO health plan including dental and vision care. The compensation plan also includes a retirement plan equivalent to 8 percent of the annual salary. CALSTART allows for flexible work hours as appropriate, and provides funding for transit. The organization also has a strong interest in employee growth and skills development. 
Ceres Boston, MA
Sep 25, 2018
Full time
Manager, State Policy   Organization  Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through our powerful networks and advocacy, we tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses. For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site ( www.ceres.org ).  Description & Responsibilities The Manager, State Policy position supports Ceres’ policy work, with a focus on state-level policy. This a full-time position, based in Boston, MA.  This position is designed for a highly motivated, self-starter looking to be an advocate for Ceres’ policy program goals. The position will report to the Senior Manager, State Policy.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:  Work with policy team to periodically refine strategy for state program work as it fits into team’s overall vision. Track key developments related to state policy. Continuously improve knowledge of state-level climate, energy, transportation policies. Work with policy team to identify policy priorities in states, develop plan for policy engagement, and execute plan. Use earned media, advocacy days, national meetings, direct engagement with policymakers, and other strategies to impact state policy outcomes. Develop, maintain, and expand relationships with external partners and in-state allies (local non-profits, communications firms, lobbyists, etc.). Identify opportunities to leverage state policy work to recruit new Ceres BICEP Network and Ceres Investor Network for Climate Risk and Sustainability members. Represent Ceres at conferences, seminars, press conferences and meetings as spokesperson for project or program work. Prepare materials and prep participants for investor and business engagements with press, state lawmakers, and federal lawmakers. Recruit investors and businesses to engage in state level and federal policy advocacy opportunities. Supervise Senior Associate, State Policy, including project management, training and evaluation duties. Support team in training new staff or providing professional development to team members. Coordinate with other program teams (such as Investor Programs, Communications, Development, Electric Power or Operations) as needed to accomplish organizational objectives. Participate in crafting fundraising proposals to support designated project or program work. As needed, participate in meetings with current and potential funders. Support organizing and logistical activities related to Ceres’ Annual Conference. Support special projects of Policy Program, as necessary. Qualifications Bachelor degree, required. Master degree in public policy, environment, energy, business or related field preferred.  Five years or more of direct experience working environment, energy, and/or transportation policy issues, particularly at the state level. Knowledge of environmental and sustainability issues, an understanding of corporations, and the socially responsible investment community. Demonstrated ability to bring an advocacy perspective to both analysis and corporate engagement and to make clear recommendations for actions and next steps. Substantial expertise on environmental and/or energy issues. Demonstrated strong project management skills of multiple, complex projects.  Prior experience managing and training staff or interns. Planning expertise and delivering projects on deadline and within time and resource budgets.  Attention to detail is required. Effective presentation style as well as strong speaking and written communication skills. Sound judgment, sensitivity to diverse constituencies, excellent interpersonal skills, proven ability to demonstrate initiative and motivation. Demonstrate initiative and willingness to take on projects that support the success of the team and Ceres. Successful record of organizing multiple projects, coordinating and facilitating multi-stakeholder dialogues, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work as part of a team and take a collaborative approach, and to deliver independent projects. Ability to bring a positive outlook and energetic commitment to working at Ceres on a daily basis. Willingness to travel as needed to accomplish duties noted above.  Proficient with word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, database, and e-mail computer applications. How to Apply  We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying:   www.ceres.org .  If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.  Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation Harrisburg, PA, USA
Sep 25, 2018
Full time
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation seeks (2) Program Educators for the PA Student Leadership Field Education Program. This is a new education program based in Harrisburg, PA and will require extensive travel in the South-Central counties of PA. This is a fulltime 3-year term position. Context of the Position CBF’s Education Department supports active student leaders who represent the application stage of experiential education.  It is an important stage of the learning cycle when students plan and initiate actions based on conclusions drawn during environmental investigations.  Additionally, this program is an important component of the Education department’s contribution to CBF’s mission.  Not only will student actions support present day legislative and grassroots efforts to save the Bay, but this initiative seeks to identify and empower a new generation of talented, motivated, and passionate individuals who see themselves as catalysts for making lasting positive change. The PA Student Leadership Field Education program will deliver education programming that encourages the development of active, self-motivated, environmental youth leaders with a focus on assisting with CBF’s advocacy priorities and raising community awareness. This position will be active in promoting partnerships with student groups, networking with aligned organizations, and collaborating interdepartmentally.    Specifically, the PA Student Leadership Field Education Program Educator will develop and implement student leadership initiatives and field-based curriculum, in partnership with the other Student Leadership Field Education Program Educator and the Pennsylvania Student Leadership Coordinator.  The primary goal for this position is to expand and train a base of student leaders to promote improving water quality in Pennsylvania rivers and streams.  The program educators will develop and conduct field-based investigations for students and other participants that focus on leading students in riparian plantings, student action projects, and school led restoration projects. They will assist the Student Leadership Coordinator in developing partnerships with Pennsylvania Land Trusts and other community organizations. The Program Educators will work closely with other departments in CBF’s Pennsylvania office such as development, communications, grassroots and restoration staff to optimize student advocacy opportunities and restoration activities. Both Student Leadership Field Program Educators will report to the Student Leadership Coordinator. Essential Functions Student Leadership Program: Recruit and manage students to participate in field programs, leadership opportunities, and Mentors in Agriculture Conservation (MAC) program Support high school students who will serve as the core of the Student Leadership program in Pennsylvania Design and teach programs that: Provide students with a solid comprehensive understanding of local PA water quality issues and ecology through hands-on investigation and their connection to the Chesapeake Bay Facilitate a student-centered learning environment where participants arrive at their own conclusions, realize their personal potential, and find motivation to take action; Train students as facilitators and organizers for projects and activities Organize the logistics of student leadership restoration events, as necessary, including tree plantings, clean ups, stream walks, storm drain stenciling, and invasive species removals Assist the Student Leadership Coordinator in planning and/or facilitating student lobby days Co-host PA Student Leadership Council meetings Plan and execute multi-day, field-based summer courses for Student Leadership Program Coordinate outreach and media through collaboration within the Education Department and Communication Department, and PA EPR  Follow up with student leaders during the school year to assess their progress on action projects and student participation in the program Education Field Program: Develop, plan & implement appropriate activities for one-day field experiences using multiple field-based methods such as canoeing, seining, conducting biological sampling. water quality testing, assessing soil health, and land-based activities for middle and high school aged students, teachers, and other audiences Collaborate with the education staff and participating teachers to plan and deliver one-day field experiences that are tailored to each group attending Communicate the following items to all participants: safety review, rudimentary boating skills, ecosystem & watershed concepts, wildlife observation, biological sampling, water quality sampling, and other educational activities as appropriate Continually adapt program content based upon grade/age level of participants, weather, group dynamics, and feedback/evaluations from teachers and supervisors Plan and execute summer courses for Chesapeake Classrooms Teacher Professional Learning program Collaborate with program education partner to debrief field experiences on daily basis. Additionally, program educators are responsible for facilitating team teaching techniques in collaboration with other staff. Program staff are responsible for the safety of all field participants, they ensure that all safety protocols and policies are rigorously followed, and are required to respond to medical emergencies that may arise Program staff are expected to be knowledgeable about and properly operate all program equipment Program staff are responsible and accountable for performing maintenance to keep all education related equipment (vehicles, trailers, boats, grounds, and gear) in proper working order Complete/submit timesheets, personal expense reports, credit card reports, and all other relevant administrative tasks in a timely manner Develop and implement one-year program plan that is in alignment with CBF’s strategic plan Provide timely communication and updates about the program to supervisors and other CBF departments Attend all safety training and internal professional development offerings This physically-demanding position involves some weekend work and year-round exposure to the elements Other duties, as assigned Professional Experience and Qualifications Successful Candidate should possess the following: Bachelor’s degree in education, environmental science, biology, environmental studies, or related field, or relevant experience required 3-5 years’ experience teaching in either a formal or non-formal setting ACA certified, preferred A strong desire to teach in the field/outdoors (under all weather conditions) and work with students on a daily basis Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills that includes the ability to adapt to different age groups, settings, & audiences Collaborative work style that includes working within a team as well as independently Energy, enthusiasm, and passion for working with students and the environment  Creativity, humor and self-confidence Desire and ability to relate to people of all ages and backgrounds Knowledge of environmental issues facing the Bay Knowledge of Chesapeake Bay Foundation & the Education Department mission, strategic plans & goals, a plus Physical Requirements: Physical ability to lift and carry heavy objects-at least 45 pounds (canoes and other equipment) This physically demanding position involves year-round exposure to the elements Ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends Ability to work away from home for multiple-day periods throughout the year Ability to travel to attend trainings & meetings Ability to have reliable transportation to travel to other CBF field programs & locations as needed Other: Must pass a criminal background check Must supply a driving record and hold a current valid driver’s license with no major violations. All education staff participate in a pre-employment & random drug screening program per the requirements of the US Coast Guard Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
U.S. Forest Service United States
Sep 25, 2018
Temporary
HOT JOBS WITH US FOREST SERVICE The USDA Forest Service is on its Fall Blitz of recruiting Summer-Seasonal-Temporary jobs for 2019! Hundreds of vacancies for Fish & Wildlife Biologists, Biologists, Biological Aid-Technicians as of mid-Sept 2018.  Link will update automatically to current openings.   See  current list  of USDA Forest Service Summer-Seasonal-Temporary Biologist and Bio Aid-Tech Jobs 2019! These are temporary fisheries, wildlife, botany, ecology, and biological technician  jobs for fiscal year 2019.  Get experience. Make professional contacts. Launch your career! Short Deadlines APPLY NOW  for jobs NEXT SUMMER and temp jobs during 2019.     Follow the  Environmental Career Center  on Twitter  @EnviroCareerCtr   to keep up with Green Hot Job Alerts and Conservation Career News!    
Gap, Inc. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Sep 25, 2018
Full time
GENERAL SUMMARY: Implements the Assessment & Remediation program and provides implementation support on Workplace Cooperation and Workforce Engagement programs, and any new initiatives that may be introduced in the future.Under guidance and direction from Program Manager/Sr. Manager, supports engagement with local stakeholders including government, trade union, NGO, brand, and vendor representatives. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Program Development (5% to 10%) • Supports program development tasks on an as-needed basis under the guidance of Program Managers/Sr. Manager. 2. Program Implementation (80% to 90%) • Conduct assessments and follow-ups following the protocols and practices outlined in the Assessment Manual. • Develop practical and sustainable corrective action plans, and manage them according to established timeframes. • Accurately document areas of non-conformance, and ensure the issue escalation policy is adhered to, as per the department requirements. • Manage own assessment and follow-up schedules, report expenses, and other administration tasks according to established company and department protocols. • Support the delivery of other Supplier Sustainability programs according to team documents, guidelines, and training materials. 3. Partnerships (10% to 15%) • Manage partnerships with designated vendors and factories • Manage relationship with Sourcing/QA partners at the Spoke office level • Under guidance and direction from Program Manager/Sr. Manager, support local engagements with trade unions, NGOs, governments, and other stakeholders on an as-needed basis. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Knowledge, skills & abilities: ✓ Excellent diagnostic/analytical skills ✓ Possess sound judgment ✓ Strong verbal/written communication and presentation skills ✓ Superb people skills ✓ Comprehensive knowledge of local laws ✓ Strong comprehension of efficient Human resource and sound Management systems ✓ Proficient root cause analysis skills ✓ Sensitive to cultural idiosyncrasies ✓ Good computer skills ✓ Strong attention to detail and meeting deadlines ✓ Skilled at multi-tasking tasks/projects 2. Requirements: ✓ Capable of utilizing a collaborative approach to positively influence change management with various levels of vendor and facility management ✓ Ability to organize and present thoughts clearly and concisely into well-constructed, easy to understand and meaningful reports, proposals, presentations and other communications. ✓ Possess the aptitude of learning new skills and training vendor/facilities. ✓ Works fairly independently and handles various issues of high complexity. ✓ Self-motivated, energetic, confident, thoughtful and respectful 3. Minimum educational level: B.A./B.S. preferred in a related or comparable field 4. Minimum experience: ✓ At least 3 years working in CSR field ✓ At least 1 year experience in training delivery ✓ 1-2 years’ experience working with labor and environmental law and/or compliance preferred ✓ 1- 2 years’ experience in a legal, accounting, retail, or human rights environment ✓ 1-2 years in project management 5. Physical Requirements:Ability to travel (20%-75%) of time 6. Key Skills and Competencies: Leadership: ✓ Takes risks and implements ideas in discussion with supervisor or leadership ✓ Ethics & Value ✓ Self-Development ✓ Approachability ✓ Creativity ✓ Adaptation on changes Decision Making & Accountability: ✓ Accountable for own individual outputs and providing input into local decisions ✓ Makes own decisions based on experience or analysis of data and information ✓ Demonstrated proficiency ✓ Time Management ✓ Informing✓ Action Oriented Interpersonal skills: ✓ Requires effective interpersonal skills ✓ Customer Focus ✓ Communication Skills ✓ Presentation Skills ✓ Negotiation Skills ✓ Influencing Skills Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Grand Valley State University Assistant Professor of Sociology and Environmental Studies
Sep 25, 2018
Professor-Instructor-Post Grad
Required Qualifications and Education: Ph.D. in Sociology or related field with specialization in Environmental Sociology. ABD’s considered for a two year contract with provision that your Ph.D. must be completed by December 2020. Evidence of teaching effectiveness. Record of ongoing scholarly development relevant to the position. Preferred Qualifications and Education: Interest in and focus on water resources and issues. Demonstrated ability to work in interdisciplinary teams. Demonstrated ability in community-based learning, experiential learning, and high-impact teaching practices. Responsibilities – Essential Functions:  Teaching Environmental Sociology in the Sociology Department. Teaching the Social Problems course in the Sociology Department. Teaching courses in Environmental Studies and Sustainability. Service responsibilities in Sociology and Environmental Studies, including, but not limited to faculty governance, departmental committees, and student advising. Ongoing scholarly activity and professional development.   Responsibilities – Non-essential Functions: Develop new courses. Collaborate actively with the Annis Water Resources Institute. Contribute to the development of the Sociology Department and the Environmental Studies program. Department/Division:   Joint Appointment with Sociology (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) and Environmental Studies (Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies), with Sociology as the primary department. Campus:   Allendale Salary:   Competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Application Deadline Date:   review of applications will begin Monday October 22, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. How To Apply:   Apply online at   www.jobs.gvsu.edu . Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a 1-2 page statement of teaching philosophy, a 1-2 page statement of research interests, copies of graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and 1-2 writing samples. The online system will allow you to attach these documents electronically. Letters of recommendation upon request.  If you need assistance with the online system, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.  If you have any questions about the position, contact George Lundskow, Search Committee Chair, at   lundskog@gvsu.edu . Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
The Great Basin Institute Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 25, 2018
Full time
Description: The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS)  Inventory & Monitoring (I&M)Program ( https://www.fws.gov/refuges/naturalresourcepc/iandm/ )supports biological surveys throughout the National Wildlife Refuge System ( https://www.fws.gov/refuges/ ) to asses status and trend of habitat, vegetation, and wildlife, and to evaluate responses to management actions. Developing and maintaining Natural Resource Management Plans requires survey and analysis of previously implemented I&M protocols for each wildlife refuge. GBI is recruiting an Inventory and Monitoring Protocol Support Specialist to  perform survey protocol documentation and data management to advance priorities of the FWS PSW Region I&M program through performance of the following scope of work:   Protocol documentation:  Document existing refuge monitoring activities following standardized structure in the Survey Protocol Handbook (USFWS, 2013a); Monitoring data evaluation: Evaluate existing monitoring datasets for National Wildlife  Refuges in Region 8; and Program evaluation and communication: Document the Inventory and Monitoring (I&M) products and support efforts, prepare written summaries I&M activities, and provide easy access to I&M products.   The I&M Protocol Support Specialist will  document biological survey protocols, evaluate availability and condition of data, and track project out comes  in support  of   the Pacific Southwest Region National Wildlife Refuges, starting with  the San Francisco Bay Complex   National Wildlife Refuges.   Specific activities and approaches include:   Gather and organize existing documentation and datasets for priority refuge surveys identified in a Natural Resource Management Plan.   Use existing documentation and refuge staff interviews to develop “Initial Survey Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures” using the National Wildlife Refuge System Survey Protocol Template ( https://ecos.fws.gov/ServCat/Reference/Profile/20834 ) and the “How to Develop Survey Protocols: A Handbook ( https://ecos.fws.gov/ServCat/Reference/Profile/20158 ) for guidance.  Gaps in the documentation will also be identified.  A record will be developed, for the USFWS centralized repository, for each survey, and final documents will be uploaded into the system.   Develop a checklist for evaluation of the condition of existing survey data including elements such as data format, data structure, meeting data standards, and completeness of the data record.  In addition, make recommendations for next steps for data standardization. Perform project management tasks such as compiling records from projects, verifying completion of projects, summarizing results from projects, developing outlines for standardized reports, and assisting with program planning efforts.   Develop workflow and checklists to support project implementation:For example, compile existing guidance documents, workshop material, and tools for implementing the Open Standards for the Practice of Conservation used to develop Region 8 Natural Resource Management Plans.  After materials are compiled, a checklist and workflow would be developed.   The position will be primarily working on Refuges that have completed or are in the process of developing a Natural Resource Management Plan, and on regional I&M planning efforts. About 75% of the time will be spent working on writing standardized protocols and evaluating data for existing surveys and assisting with planning efforts.  The remaining time could include participating in field surveys to better understand the protocols, and travel to refuges to meet with staff.   Career development: GBI’s Research Associate Program presents emerging professionals with career-enhancing opportunities in natural/cultural/recreation resource management, ecological conservation, environmental stewardship, and related fields. This position provides opportunities to interact with USFWS I&M and Refuge staff, support science-based approaches to conserving natural resources and gain exposure to policies and initiatives for managing public lands. Contract Timeline:• Annual appointment: December 2018 – December 2019; possibility of an annual extension pending performance and funding availability • Full time, 40 hours per week Location:This work will be performed predominantly at the USFWS I&M Program Office and the USFWS Pacific Southwest Regional Office in Sacramento, CA, with occasional travel to Pacific Southwest Region National Wildlife Refuges such as the San Francisco Bay Complex: Farallons, San Pablo Bay, Marin Islands, Antioch Dunes, Don Edwards, Salinas River, and Ellicott Slough National Wildlife Refuges. Compensation and Benefits:• Rate of Pay: $26.50/hour • Health and dental benefits • Paid time off (holidays, vacation, and sick) Job Qualifications : FWS requires a qualified Inventory and Monitoring Protocol Support Specialist with strong technical writing and organizational skills, an ability to develop and meet documented data standards, and familiarity with developing workflow processes. To provide such expertise, GBI seeks an individual who fulfills the following qualifications: ·          Master’s degree (minimum) in natural resource management or related discipline; ·          Experience in field implementation of detailed protocols for sampling wildlife, vegetation, habitat characteristics, or other environmental features; ·          Experience in data collection and management, subjecting data to quality checks, and data compilation, analysis, and interpretation; ·          Familiarity with organizing legacy data records and documenting survey protocols; ·          Experience following standardized protocol templates and instructions; ·          Ability to develop standardized processes/workflows, and keywords/taxonomy to compile and organize legacy data from multiple sources; ·          Experience in summarizing and documenting program outcomes; Ability to communicate with a diverse audience, both in writing and verbally; Strong skills in technical writing to clearly develop, describe, and document survey instructions, standard operating procedures, and survey summaries; Familiarity with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service mission, goals and operations, and the Inventory and Monitoring Program of the National Wildlife Refuge System, preferred; Familiarity with the San Francisco Bay Refuge Complex and associated resource features and issues, preferred; Experience with applications of GIS mapping and other software, technologies and products; Strong organizational skills and ability to work independently; Ability to synthesize input from multiple sources and ensure smooth coordination of work flow and processes; Facility with use of the MS Office suite of software; Willingness to travel as needed to gather data from refuges and attend meetings with refuge staff; Valid, clean, state-issued driver’s license and familiarity driving 4WD vehicles on pavement and on unimproved roads; and ·          Willingness and ability to consistently enact high performance standards and a strong work and team ethic in support of the mission of GBI and the goals of the USFWS. The successful applicant must complete a Department of Interior (DOI) Background Investigation (BI) or submit paperwork indicating an active and fully adjudicated BI has already been completed. If you already have a fully adjudicated BI, please let us know in your application. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Ceres Boston, MA, USA
Sep 25, 2018
Full time
Manager, Development   Organization  Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit organization leading the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through our powerful networks and advocacy, we tackle the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and human rights abuses.  For more information about Ceres, please visit our web site ( www.ceres.org ).  Description & Responsibilities  This position is responsible for stewarding and expanding Ceres’ annual fund and maintaining and improving development operations. Based in Ceres’ Boston office, the Manager, Development drives annual fund strategies and manages the Ceres 1000 individual giving network, development operations and donor stewardship. He/she has dotted-line supervision of the Development Assistant and serves as the liaison to the communications/marketing team. Reporting to the Director, Development, the Manager works closely with other development staff and the development team in the Ceres San Francisco office to develop and execute plans, set goals, and implement specific annual fund and Ceres 1000 cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies. The Manager will be involved in the planning and execution of Ceres’ 30th anniversary activities in 2019. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced development professional to help take a rapidly growing individual donor program to the next level.   Specific duties include, but are not limited to the following:  Annual Fund Manage and largely execute all annual fund cultivation and solicitation activities including direct mail, acquisition efforts, and digital campaigns. Manage and implement the stewardship program for annual fund donors. Mange vendor relationships. Evaluate, recommend and implement new fundraising forms and practices.  Ceres 1000 individual giving network Manage the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities of a portfolio of Ceres 1000 members in the $1,000 - $4,999 gift range. Ensure and track successful delivery of benefits associate with membership for portfolio. Generate and conduct periodic analysis of portfolio. Execute ongoing communication with the Ceres 1000 including news updates, event invitations and other engagement opportunities. Maintain accuracy of Ceres 1000 member records in Salesforce database. Identify Ceres 1000 prospects from annual fund pool. Work with Development Director to elevate Ceres 1000 members who might be good major donor prospects.  Development Operations Oversee Development Assistant’s database gift and donor information entry, acknowledgement letter process and reconciliation process between finance and development. Develop and maintain performance reports and dashboards on individual giving. Ensure accuracy of donor records in Salesforce database, including assisting in maintaining research, rating and tracking for prospects. Perform dotted-line supervision for the Development Assistant’s work related to operations and annual fund activities. Assist with the development department budget management.  Marketing and Digital Communications Serve as liaison to communications/marketing team on website updates, Ceres Works donor newsletter, development collateral and other print and digital marketing materials. Work with the communications/marketing team to maximize the philanthropic potential of Ceres’ digital community. Assist efforts to build the digital community where appropriate by exploring, vetting and helping to implement new growth tactics. Provide input on the master email schedule that is maintained by the communications/marketing team.  Other Serve on cross-departmental teams as needed. Manage specific event related tasks, as needed, for Ceres’ major events such as Anniversary Galas and the annual Conference. Manage the selection process and supervise Development interns as needed. Vet and implement third-party fundraising sites and campaigns. Evaluate charity watchdog and rating groups and manage organizational application and profile. Manage relationships with student groups and other third-parties as needed. Qualifications Bachelor degree preferred.  Five years or more of work experience, preferably direct fundraising experience for a mission-driven organization. Experience with Annual Fund management and donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship processes. Database-proficient, with the ability to learn and retain complex data entry and other systems. Knowledge of Salesforce Nonprofit Success Pack a plus. Experience with digital strategies used to acquire and steward donors a plus. Successful record of organizing multiple projects, delivering on time, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. Sound judgment, sensitivity to diverse constituencies, excellent interpersonal skills, strong initiative and motivation. Demonstrated strong project management skills and attention to detail. Strong writing skills. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Self-starter focused on execution, with ability to manage multiple projects. Knowledge of the sustainability space desirable. How to Apply  We encourage all applicants to review our website to familiarize themselves with Ceres before applying:  www.ceres.org .  If you are interested in applying, please submit a resume, cover letter, two writing samples, and a list of three references, as well as complete the additional information as instructed.  Ceres is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any individual based on race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, military or veteran status, disability, or any factors prohibited by applicable law.