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WRA, Inc. Bay Area, CA, USA
May 20, 2019
Full time
We are looking for a Senior Fisheries Biologist to join us on a full-time basis.  The successful candidate will be responsible for managing fisheries projects in the Northern California area and working with the Fisheries Program Manager to develop fisheries resources work.  Additionally, the Senior Fisheries Biologist will primarily oversee the implementation and monitoring of several large-scale restoration projects throughout California focused on recovering listed fish species.  The person in this role will have experience conducting native fish restoration planning, design, and implementation services. About the Position Collaborating with WRA teams to identify highly suitable properties to recover listed species in priority California watersheds; Developing restoration and monitoring plans for listed fish species; Analyzing and presenting aquatic resource; Participating in interdisciplinary teams formed to implement large-scale restoration projects; Conducting fish surveys and inventories to document performance of restoration actions; Coordination with restoration implementation and maintenance crew to achieve performance standards and habitat restoration goals; Representing WRA in public forums on technical and resource management issues; Developing new projects and client relationships; Marketing, project and client management, and proposal preparation; Analyzing and presenting aquatic resource data; Leading authorship on fisheries-related technical reports; Preparing environmental compliance (e.g., CEQA/NEPA/ESA/FERC), habitat conservation plans, and permitting documents; Mentoring junior staff on technical, project management, and career development matters. Required Skills/Experience Established Fisheries professional possessing an advanced degree and 10 years of experience at a professional services firm;     CEQA/NEPA - biological analysis, impact evaluation, mitigation measure guidance;                             Expert in fisheries survey/study design, sampling, and analysis experience;                                           ESA/CESA/NMFS/CDFW consultation experience;                                                                                              Restoration design and guidance - floodplain habitat, spawning habitat, large woody placement, bank stabilization, fish passage, etc.;                                                                                  Hydroacoustic assessment and evaluations;                                                                                         Demonstrated experience working with engineers - ability to review and understand plan sheets and engineer drawings, familiarity with types of modeling (HEC-RAS, PHABSIM, bedload modeling, particle tracking, etc.);                Project management experience - managing budgets, task and budget development, client management, staff utilization and assignment, scheduling;                                                                  Demonstrated internal and external thought leadership; Excellent communicator - ability to describe technical matters in common relatable terms that does not come across as demeaning or degrading;                                                                                           Demonstrated business development capabilities - new client development; Interest and willingness to support marketing efforts, attend business development events, client lunches, etc.;       Desired Skills/Experience Federal Recovery Permit, Scientific Collectors Permits, MOU, etc. for salmonids, Delta smelt, longfin smelt, tidewater goby, pupfish, unarmored threespine stickleback, or other California Fishes;                                                    Habitat inventory including salmonid restoration manual (CDFW) or similar protocol for quantifying aquatic habitat;                                                                                Hydrology experience including flow measurements, functional flow experience, fish screens (approach velocities), water level monitoring, etc.;                                                                                 Geomorphology experience including sediment/substrate and channel surveying, stream classification, experience with channel form and function assessment, surveys, and incorporation of data; Marine Mammal IHA (incidental harassment authorization) including application and consultation with NMFS;                Biological Resource Assessment experience - special status species evaluations;  Understanding of Clean Water Act permits, processes, and requirements including 404 (NWPs, Programatics, Individual Permits), 408 flood/levee permits and authorizations, and state 401 water cert;                                             Understanding of BCDC permits, processes and requirements; Understanding of CA Coastal Commission permits, processes and requirements; Demonstrated experience working in the Mitigation or Conservation Finance Industry.    Compensation We offer an excellent salary and benefits package in a positive, progressive work environment.  Our employment package includes options for 100% employer-paid medical, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance; FSA, voluntary life, voluntary accident, critical illness and pet insurance; commuter program, cell phone reimbursement program, free parking, profit sharing, discretionary bonuses, and 401K with generous match.  WRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. How to Apply Interested candidates should respond by e-mailing your resume and cover letter to careers@wra-ca.com .  Please reference “Senior Fisheries Biologist” in the subject line.  Within your cover letter, please tell us where you heard about the position and state your salary requirements. About Us WRA, Inc. is an environmental consulting firm based in San Rafael, California, with offices in Petaluma, Emeryville, San Diego, and Denver.  For more than 35 years, WRA has provided outstanding ecological and design expertise to develop successful solutions for our clients.  We employ experts in the fields of plant, wildlife, and wetland ecology, GIS, CEQA/NEPA, and landscape architecture.  More information about WRA and our areas of expertise can be found at  www.wra-ca.com .
Naturalists at Large California, USA
May 20, 2019
Seasonal
OUTDOOR EDUCATORS – Fall 2019 –  Instructor Openings in California (seasonal)   COMPANY DESCRIPTION: Naturalists at Large is a leading outdoor and environmental education group in California. Since 1985, we have provided outdoor education programs for tens of thousands of students from over two hundred schools. We have introduced students to environments as diverse as the pygmy forest of Sonoma, the Giant Forest of Sequoia, the spring wildflowers of the Sonoran Desert, and giant kelp forests of Santa Catalina Island’s waters.   We pride ourselves on our ability to facilitate outdoor programs that are exciting and fun, while giving students an understanding of the beauty and diversity of our planet. We are committed to teaching people of all ages the skills to be at ease in the outdoors, and to come to a better understanding of the Western ecosystems: mountains, deserts, and seashores.   Education of the natural world and learning how to become a responsible steward of the environment is every bit as important as traditional academics. Through thought provoking subject matter and activities, as well as Leave no Trace ethics and proper camping habits, we hope to inspire not only a love of the natural world, but a sense of responsibility to sustain wilderness for generations to come.   Naturalists at Large provides Outdoor Education experiences for public and private schools throughout the school year.   DISCOVER CALIFORNIA -- We use over 35 sites throughout California: Sequoia-Kings Canyon, Yosemite, Joshua Tree, Point Reyes, Pinnacles, Colorado River, Catalina Island, Coastal Redwoods, Santa Monica Mountains, Santa Cruz Mountains, San Bernardino Mountains, Big Basin, and Mono Lake to name a few.   RESPONSIBILITIES : Lead students in 1-6 day outdoor education programs for grades 4-12. Teach natural history, human history, environmental education, team building & a variety of outdoor skills: camping, hiking, canoeing, cross-country skiing, and backpacking. Assist specialists (rock climbing; ropes course; kayak/snorkel instructors) with student instruction. All NAL employees are responsible for transporting themselves from site to site throughout California.   QUALIFICATIONS : 4-year University Degree, or equivalent experience in environmental education, the natural sciences, outdoor recreation or related field. Previous Professional Experience working with youth in an outdoor setting. Significant personal outdoor experience. Group management, time management, and solid facilitation skills for team building and initiatives Enthusiastic self-starter capable of working with minimal supervision. Demonstrated leadership/facilitator skills and safety/risk management skills Familiarity with academic (biology, botany, geology, ecology, etc…) outdoor programs and a variety of outdoor activities Current Wilderness First Aid and CPR. (Wilderness First Responder or WEMT training is desirable). Please submit certification copies with application.  On-Line certifications are NOT acceptable. Satisfactory response from the California Livescan Fingerprinting process Tuberculosis test confirming employee free of Infectious TB   AVAILABILITY : New staff training for Fall will begin on either August 15th or September 2nd  based on availability.  Our season will run through the first week of November.  Our Spring trainings begin in March and the season continues through the first week of June. Please feel free to inquire about the Spring season as well!   BENEFITS : Entry-level compensation is $117 per day.   For an average 4-day program plus a staff preparation day the pay is $585 plus room (or tent space) and board during program. A variety of specialized trainings and conferences are offered to employees throughout the season for Ropes Courses, Colorado River paddle trips, Catalina Island snorkel and kayak trips, Natural History, Rock Climbing/Anchor Building, and Outdoor Cooking.  Pro purchase programs.   TO APPLY : Applications are available at http://www.naturalistsatlarge.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/NALApplication.pdf . It can also be found at the bottom of our Instructors page on the About Us section. Please return your application , cover letter and resume to staffing@natsatlarge.com   or send physically to Naturalists at Large, PO Box 3517, Ventura, CA 93006. Phone interviews will begin in May and will be on-going until positions are filled . For more information, you can call us at (805) 642-2692 ext. 13.   Naturalists at Large is “An Equal Opportunity Employer” –M/F/D/V  (805) 642-2692 Naturalistsatlarge.com
Earthjustice Miami, FL, USA
May 20, 2019
Full time
Earthjustice is seeking an experienced Staff Attorney to join its Florida Regional Office in Miami.  The position will build our capacity to protect lands, oceans and wildlife in Florida and the region.  Earthjustice typically litigates these issues in federal court, but our work also encompasses state court litigation and administrative advocacy.  The Staff Attorney will be based in Miami and collaborate with colleagues in the Tallahassee office, as well as with program staff dedicated to work on lands, oceans and wildlife throughout Earthjustice.  Earthjustice is the nation’s premier nonprofit environmental law organization.  We take on the biggest, most precedent-setting cases across the country.  We wield the power of law and the strength of partnership to protect people’s health; to preserve magnificent places and wildlife; to advance clean energy; and to combat climate change.  We partner with thousands of groups, supporters, individuals and communities to engage the critical environmental issues of our time and bring about positive change.  We are here   because the earth needs a good lawyer.   Founded in 1971, Earthjustice has a distinguished track record of achieving significant, lasting environmental protections.  We achieve this by hiring those who share a passion for justice and a healthy environment for all.  Our headquarters are in San Francisco with offices across the U.S., including Anchorage, Juneau, Los Angeles, Honolulu, New York, Philadelphia, Denver, Seattle, Bozeman and Washington, D.C.  For nearly thirty years, Earthjustice’s Florida Regional Office has fought to   protect and restore Florida’s waters   for the benefit of the people, ecosystems and wildlife that depend on them.  Earthjustice’s   Oceans Program works throughout the country and the world to protect ocean ecosystems; safeguard imperiled marine life; prevent the expansion of offshore drilling; and build resiliency against climate change.  To learn more about recent Oceans cases in Florida, click   here   (coral reefs) and   here   (oil drilling).  To learn more about Earthjustice’s work to protect public lands and wildlife, visit   http://earthjustice.org/the-wild .   The lands, oceans and wildlife Staff Attorney in Florida will work collaboratively with colleagues in the Florida Regional Office and program staff throughout the organization; help develop a strategic docket; lead litigation in Florida and the region; expand our partnerships with affected communities; supervise the work of junior attorneys, interns and litigation assistants; integrate communications and legislative advocacy into legal strategies; and promote a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences.   The Staff Attorney’s time will be spent on program (70%), supervision/mentoring (20%) and administrative tasks (10%).  Responsibilities: Manage new and existing cases from start to finish, performing all aspects of litigation, including: drafting pleadings, motions, and briefs; conducting discovery; presenting oral arguments; and handling appeals. Conduct factual investigations and develop legal theories for possible advocacy or litigation advancing the goals of our clients. Participate in long-term planning, strategy development, goal-setting, and work plan management to advance a collective vision for future work by the Florida Regional Office. Contribute to a learning and mentorship culture, and engage with colleagues in a manner that is respectful, professional, and supportive. Engage in organizational and office-specific efforts to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace, and personally engage with colleagues, clients, and partners in a manner that is consistent with those efforts. Supervise the work of Associate Attorneys, Law Clerks, and Litigation Assistants as part of a litigation team. Develop and manage relationships with co-counsel, and with a diverse group of clients and coalition partners. Work effectively with other departments within Earthjustice, including Communications, Development, Operations, and Policy and Legislation. Qualifications: Lawyer with at least six years of litigation experience and capable of leading litigation who is admitted, or willing to apply for admission, to the Florida bar. A commitment to public interest work and a passion for Earthjustice’s mission. Proven research, analysis, writing, and oral advocacy skills. Ability to work both independently and in collaboration with others. Initiative, good judgment, and a strong work ethic. Ability to travel as needed for case work, court appearances and presentations. Demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to the needs and concerns of individuals from diverse cultures, backgrounds and orientations. Commitment to the creation of a diverse, equitable and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences.  We offer a mission- and employee-focused work environment and a competitive compensation package with excellent benefits, including payment of certain bar-related expenses.  Earthjustice is an equal opportunity employer and highly values diversity.  People of color are strongly encouraged to apply.   To Apply:      Using the Jobvite application tool, interested candidates should submit a:  Resume. One- or two-page cover letter. Legal writing sample. List of contact information for three professional references. If you cannot attach one or more of the requested documents because of a technical difficulty, please email   jobs@earthjustice.org .  Please, no phone calls, hard copies, or drop-ins. Earthjustice is driven by a passion   for   justice, partnership and excellence. Our core values lead us to seek a broad range of perspectives and   backgrounds   to achieve our mission and to maintain an inclusive environment where all staff are valued and respected. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to employment practices that ensure that employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the position. For positions located within the City and County of San Francisco: Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. For positions located within the City of Los Angeles: We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.
Jay C. Hormel Nature Center Jay C Hormel Nature Center, 21st Street Northeast, Austin, MN, USA
May 20, 2019
Full time
The City of Austin currently has an opening for a Teacher/Aide at the Jay C. Hormel Nature Center. This position studies and prepares environmental, conservation and outdoor education curriculum for school-year field trips and organizes necessary materials. Position teaches indoor group classes and leads outdoor hikes and activities. ADDITIONAL DUTIES INCLUDE: Welcome visitors; present radio programs; write press releases; participate in major events. Handling resident animals (snakes, owl, hawk, salamander, turtles) and be able to interpret the animals and interpretive display area to the public. Communicate with guest presenters, group leaders and teachers to coordinate programs and field trip scheduling. Complete job description available on the City’s website and in the application packet at City Hall. Minimum requirements include: Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent; two years of teaching experience in the environmental education field or any equivalent combination of related education and experience; previous general office/clerical experience; and good written, oral communication and computer skills required. To be considered for this position, applicants must complete a City of Austin application packet. Application materials and additional information available on the City’s website www.ci.austin.mn.us or at City Hall. Applications must be received by Friday, June 7, 2019. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Oceanside CA Oceanside, CA, USA
May 18, 2019
Full time
The City of Oceanside is accepting applications for Environmental Specialist I (Solid Waste and Recycling). There are currently two vacancies in the Solid Waste and Recycling section of the Water Utilities Department. This position works amongst a team which performs a variety of professional, field, administrative, and analytical work related to policy and program development for the City's zero waste, recycling and sustainability program.  Job functions may include, but are not limited to: developing and assisting in implementing public awareness and community engagement campaigns; supporting school focused sustainability education and green business development programs; serving as a City liaison with community groups, stakeholders, and internal committees; analyzing data, policies, legislation, and regulations and their impacts to the City's Municipal Code, Zero Waste Strategic Management Plan, and Waste Management Solid Waste Franchise Agreement; conducting waste audits; assisting in contract management to ensure compliance with state regulations; responding to inquiries from the public; and assisting in preparing and administering grant funds. As an Environmental Specialist I in the City's Solid Waste and Recycling section, this individual will be able to participate in and influence the City of Oceanside's Zero Waste, Green Oceanside and overall sustainability goals.  Through the City's commitment for Zero Waste, the City has adopted dozens of policies, programs, and services to help meet the goal of 75% to 90% diversion by 2020. Over the past decade, the City of Oceanside has been a leader in innovative community supported environmental policy, outreach, and infrastructure. Through the City's Green Oceanside campaign, the City has been at the forefront of legislative initiatives that are changing the face of water conservation, clean water, energy conservation, zero waste, climate action, and sustainability.   Minimum Qualifications Experience:   Two years of experience in environmental science, environmental policy, resource management, physical science, engineering, or a related field. At least one year of experience with water quality testing and working with storm water management or solid waste and recycling management and regulations and ecosystems improvements, or other related environmental regulations, is highly desirable.  Training:  Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's degree or higher, with major coursework in environmental investigations, preferably in the area of biology, engineering, civil and/or environmental engineering, environmental science, environmental policy, resource management, or a related field. License:  Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid California driver's license Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Leon County FL Tallahassee, FL, USA
May 18, 2019
Full time
General Description of Duties Initial  salary may be up to 15% above the minimum salary based on verified related education, experience, and training above the minimum requirements.    The purpose of this position is to promote stewardship of the community's natural, societal, and economic resources through outreach activities for the County employees and community. The educational and outreach activities performed in this position include principles of sustainability, energy and water conservation, waste reduction, and recycling.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES Provides education and guidance to residential, commercial, institutional, and public sectors, visitors of Leon County buildings, and Leon County employees, through the promotion of sustainability, resource conservation, and waste reduction. Assesses needs and provides targeted educational outreach for waste reduction and sustainability initiatives through workshops and presentations.   Presents educational sessions to civic groups, businesses, and schools. Maintains and disseminates educational content encouraging sustainable choices on a day-to-day basis.   Creates printed and electronic materials for Resource Stewardship to include sustainability and waste reduction, such as household hazardous waste, recycling/reuse, and organic composting.  Writes content for publications.  Updates program websites and social media pages.   Coordinates various programs managed by the Office of Sustainability. Assists in the planning and implementation efforts for sustainability events, logistics, development of materials, and event promotion.  Works in close coordination with the Recycling and Sustainability Manager on policy and program development. Manages tables at outreach events related to sustainability and community education.  Administers the community garden program.   Provides support for routine administrative program tasks.  Participates in planning processes, such as strategic planning for Resource Stewardship.  Supports other public programs.  OTHER IMPORTANT OR MARGINAL DUTIES None.   DIFFICULTY This position requires the use of independent judgment. Since multiple projects will be performed at various stages of the implementation process, the employee in this position must be mindful of time constraints. Deadlines should be met to the best of the division's ability, considering that availability and unforeseen emergencies may take priority over others. This position also requires the ability to prioritize initiatives and proposals through consideration of time, resources, budget, capability, program goals, etc. Lastly, difficult or creative thinking is required in order to identify the best and most meaningful way to reach specific audiences.   RESPONSIBILITY: Supervision Received The duties of this position are somewhat defined and periodically checked.  This position has access to supervisor and/or lead co-worker when needed.     Supervision of Others None.   INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL CUSTOMER CONTACTS Contacts are made with a variety of County employees for the purpose of coordinating public education and outreach activities.  Contact is also made with various external organizations, associations, and groups to coordinate activities and share or present information.   EQUIPMENT AND TOOLS USED Equipment and tools used include a personal computer, word processing software, and spreadsheet software.   WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS Work is mainly performed indoors at a desk. Physical demands include standing, walking, and sitting.   This position also requires the ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to 20 pounds.   KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of administrative principles and practices, including goal setting and time management. Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.  Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and to work with shifting priorities and schedules.  Ability to speak in public and confidently communicate verbally to a wide variety of audiences. Ability to use independent judgment in the absence of the supervisor. Ability to follow through on assignments with attention to detail.  Strong proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.  Ability to work both as a team leader and member, and independently.  Ability to produce clear written documentation for technical and non-technical audiences.  MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS Requires graduation from an accredited four year college or university with a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration, Environmental Studies, Communications, Education, Marketing, or Urban & Regional Planning.  Necessary Special Requirements: Must possess a valid Florida Driver's License and a favorable driving record.   Selection Guidelines: Formal application, rating of education and experience; oral interview and reference check.   FLSA STATUS:    Non-exempt.  This job is responsible for first level customer service contact work, promoting stewardship of the community's natural, societal and economic resources. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Corps of Engineers Seattle, WA, USA
May 17, 2019
Full time
Summary About the Position:   Located at the Lake Washington Ship Canal, the position works under close but gradually decreasing supervision of the Park Manager or higher graded Park Ranger until the trainee acquires the ability to perform the full range of duties of the GS-5 level. Routine tasks are spot checked; new tasks are closely reviewed in progress and upon completion for technical adequacy. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Information desk/recreation area duties including visitation and utilization data collection, explaining regulations, answering routine questions. Patrol park land and water areas by vehicle, on foot, bicycle or by boat. Enforce various Rules and Regulations. Issue verbal and written warnings. Report all vandalism/larceny or safety deficiencies of Government property. Investigate and report accidents which occur on government property involving vehicles, people, or property. Gather information for use by the Government in conjunction with such accidents. Conduct on-site inspection/oversight of contractor services (especially park attendants) in progress or upon completion to ascertain extent of quality and quantity of performance relative to contract provisions. Use a personal computer to store, retrieve, compile and transmit data related to project requirements. Collect survey and statistical data. Prepare a variety of management reports such as minor incident or Offense/Incident reports. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel up to 5%. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Corps of Engineers GS 5 Salary $33,949 to $44,130 per year
May 17, 2019
Seasonal
Summary About the Position:   This is a seasonal position. Seasonal employment means annually recurring periods of work that typically last six months each year, but may vary depending upon the needs of management. It is anticipated this position will work March through October. Seasonal positions are permanent. Employees are placed in a non-duty, non-pay status in the off-season and recalled to duty the following work season. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Answers visitors' questions requiring knowledge of a variety of facts, events, rules, regulations, and the Project's natural characteristics. Researches, develops and presents limited interpretive programs including: guided tours of the project and/or dam; educational talks and multimedia presentations; and programs to local schools and community organizations. Participates in a variety of resource management projects designed to maintain and enhance the resources and to provide a quality natural environmental experience for the public. Assists higher graded park rangers with administrative duties. Travel Required Occasional travel - Temporary Duty (TDY) travel is approximately 5 percent. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Army Corps of Engineers USA
May 17, 2019
Full time
Locations Bloomington, IN  few vacancies Brookville, IN  few vacancies Dubois, IN  few vacancies Huntington, IN  few vacancies Lagro, IN  few vacancies Peru, IN  few vacancies Poland, IN  few vacancies Rockville, IN  few vacancies Bee Spring, KY  few vacancies Buckhorn, KY  few vacancies Campbellsville, KY  few vacancies Falls of Rough, KY  few vacancies Glasgow, KY  few vacancies Morehead, KY  few vacancies Sassafras, KY  few vacancies Taylorsville, KY  few vacancies Batavia, OH  few vacancies Cincinnati, OH  few vacancies Springfield, OH  few vacancies Waynesville, OH  few vacancies Summary About the Position:   This position will be for a Park Ranger with the Corps of Engineers, Louisville, Kentucky District. Various locations are available within the Operations Division. This is a seasonal position. Seasonal employment means annually recurring periods of work that typically last six months each year, but may vary depending upon the needs of management. Seasonal positions are permanent. Learn more about this agency Responsibilities Advise visitors concerning safety, fire prevention, and proper and authorized use of recreational facilities. Develop and conduct interpretive talks and guided tour programs. Inspect facilities and check for compliance with rules and regulations. Collect cash receipts (user fees) and deposits in a designated depository. Prepare displays for postings on project bulletin boards. Conduct on-foot and motorized patrols of project land and water ways. Investigate stream pollution due to logging, mining and manufacturing processes, etc. Travel Required Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Exelon Corporation Marseilles, IL, USA
May 17, 2019
At Exelon, we've got a place for you!  Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.  Exelon will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.  Join Exelon and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 100 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Exelon! PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION  Direct and manage specific Environmental / Chemistry programs as assigned. It involves directing the environmental program, maintaining regulatory requirements, writing reports, managing special projects, training personnel, and participating in the GSEP and Duty rotation. This position will routinely function in a mentoring role and utilizes experience to function with minimal oversight.  PRIMARY DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES  - Direct and manage Environmental projects and programs which entails the review and analysis of plant data in comparison to NPDES permit requirements and state regulations, plant walkdowns, and leading troubleshooting plans.  - Provide leadership and mentoring in responsibilities to support environmental awareness and communication with the site. This will include developing others as backup support and providing guidance on key projects.  - Maintain Environmental Reports to Regulatory organizations and provide necessary updates to permits and station processes as required.  - Manage the Chemical Control Program which includes plant walkdowns and coordination of program requirements.  - Receive &#CD# provide Environmental related training, which includes preparing and delivering lesson plans and maintaining qualifications. Observe and participate in classroom training activities.  - Participate in GSEP and duty rotations. Subject to call out as required in support of station requirements.  POSITION SPECIFICATIONS  Minimum:  -4 year environmental sciences, chemistry or related degree and 6 years relevant experience  or  - Minimum of 10 years related experience and 5 years at the exempt level  or  -2 year environmental science or related degree and 8 years of environmental regulatory experience with 3 years and the exempt level  Preferred:  - Chemist / CE / Environmental Degree   Qualifications   POSITION SCOPE  - Individual contributor position. Direct, mentor, monitor, communicate and drive performance changes for environmental programs. Ensures department participation in training and GSEP. Directs and manages special projects. Participates in the Duty rotation.  Exelon is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.  VEVRAA Federal Contractor  Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
WEST Douglas, WY, USA
May 16, 2019
Temporary
Job Description Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), a dynamic, medium-sized consulting firm with offices across the United States, is looking for a full-time temporary Biological Field Technician in Douglas, Wyoming. Since 1990, WEST has grown to be one of the premier environmental and statistical consulting firms in the United States. WEST has a permanent core of professionals with broad experience in basic and applied ecological studies and the sophisticated analysis of natural resource data.  Job Summary: The successful candidate will be an independent self-motivated individual who has experience with various types of wildlife surveys. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in various (extreme) weather conditions and terrains and have a passion for the outdoors.  Responsibilities include:  • Conducting spotlight surveys for swift fox• Operating an ATV conducting spotlight surveys for wildlife at night• Field work will entail long hours of standing and observing, sometimes in inclement conditions and walking in varying terrain This a general description of the functions for this position and is not inclusive of all the duties which may be associated with this position  Start Date:   Approximately May 15, 2019 Compensation:   $16-18 per hour DOE Hours:   Approximately 40 hrs/week Housing:   Provided Project Length:   1-2 months  Job Requirements Requirements:  • Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Biology, or an equivalent degree preferred• Previous experience on biological field studies and/or prior field experience preferred• Skilled use of topographic maps, compass, GPS units, and other field equipment is required• Willing and able to operate an ATV at night• Applicants must be in good physical shape, as surveys will be conducted in locations where temperatures and conditions can be extreme• Must be able to maintain equipment• Must be able to work independently and interact professionally and respectfully with project managers, clients, landowners, and other technicians• Technician must be equipped with and provide own suitable footwear (rugged hiking boots, etc.), clothing, and binoculars• Follow all WEST safety protocols Successful candidates must be able to pass a background check; a pre-employment drug screen; and a DMV records check that meets WEST’s minimum criteria to operate a motor vehicle on behalf of the company.  A valid driver’s license will be required.  Candidates must adhere to all health and safety requirements.  WEST is an employee owned organization with a tradition of professional integrity dedicated to a family atmosphere and a diverse workforce.  Key Benefits: • Competitive salary• Comprehensive Medical (if working 30 or more hours a week)• SEP/IRA (100% employer contributions, after initial eligibility requirements are met) WEST provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Further, WEST takes affirmative action to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly, and without discrimination, for recruitment, selection, advancement and every other term and privilege associated with employment Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Trutech Allentown, PA, USA
May 16, 2019
Full time
Description Do you have an appreciation for wildlife, working outdoors, trapping, hunting, or fishing? Does the thought of working hands-on wherever wildlife may become a nuisance interest you? Does having control over your earnings and schedule sound appealing? If you answered yes to any of these questions, becoming a   Nuisance Wildlife Technician   could be a great fit! Trutech Wildlife Service   has been setting the standard in the nuisance wildlife and pest control industry since 1984. We service commercial and residential customers across the nation and are continuing to grow. If you are seeking career opportunities in wildlife management, agriculture, biology, environmental and animal sciences, entomology, herpetology, forestry, business, marketing, range management or sales - this career path may suit you well! Position Summary: The Nuisance Wildlife Technician interacts with their District Manager, teammates, and our call center to respond to requests for services for both commercial and residential customers.   The Successful Candidate Will… Complete our award-winning training and learn the skills required to be responsible for the daily operations of a wildlife removal technician Create and follow a service schedule within an assigned territory, ensuring safe and timely arrival at each customer’s location Serve as a problem solver for our customers by utilizing the in-depth training provided to decide on the most efficient and best overall solution for each customer's needs Communicate (verbal and written) with customers to ensure a high degree of customer service and satisfaction Provide high quality and productive service in a timely manner that meets or exceeds our customer promise Complete all required service-related documentation and leverage the hand held device provided for speed and accuracy Operate a company vehicle safely and ensure cleanliness of the vehicle and equipment We Offer: Highly competitive compensation package Company vehicle, cell phone and tablet Comprehensive training programs as the industry leader Initial uniforms provided and/or compensated by Company Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision & life Insurance 401(k) plan with company match, employee stock purchase plan Paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave Employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, dependent scholarship awards Candidates must be physically capable of safely performing the following job duties: Safely use a ladder within the manufacturer's guidelines Lift and carry up to 50 lbs Safely access crawl spaces, attics, confined spaces, roof tops, etc. Work outdoors in various weather conditions Further Requirements: High School Diploma required; four year degree preferred e.g., wildlife management, agriculture, biology, environmental and animal sciences, entomology, herpetology, forestry, business, marketing, range management or sales Military or job related experience is also accepted, e.g., wildlife and/or forestry, sales, estimation, customer service, contracts, collections, processing transactions, field service, environmental services/sanitation, animal exclusion solutions, construction/repairs, etc. We require a good driving record and the ability to pass a drug screen Hired candidates must reside or relocate within a 30 minute drive of their territory. Acceptable distance/mileage may vary across densely populated areas. Why choose us? As the industry leader, we value people, progress and professionalism. As a subsidiary of   Rollins, Inc . , (NYSE: ROL), we are financially stable and exhibiting continued growth. We are proud to announce Rollins, Inc., has been named a Top Workplace by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Learn more about us:  Trutech Wildlife Service   and   Critter Control Operations Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Hickory Run State Park, Pennsylvania 534, White Haven, PA, USA
May 16, 2019
Full time
THE POSITION The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is seeking candidates with experience and/or education in environmental education, education, natural sciences, social sciences, or parks and recreation for an Environmental Education Specialist position at Hickory Run State Park Complex in White Haven, PA.  If you enjoy sharing your knowledge, connecting with people and groups, and working in the environmental field, then Hickory Run State Park Complex may have the job for you!    IMPORTANT:  YOU MUST APPLY TO THIS VACANCY POSTING, MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS, COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONS AND RECEIVE A SCORE.  YOUR SCORE IS ONLY VALID FOR THIS SPECIFIC VACANCY.  ONCE THIS POSITION IS FILLED, YOUR SCORE IS NO LONGER VALID.   Full-time, seasonal employment Work hours vary: 37.5 hours/week - 7 day a week operation Must be willing to work weekends, holidays, and all shifts as required by Park Management DESCRIPTION OF WORK This position involves professional work in the development and presentation of environmental education, interpretation, and outdoor recreation programs and activities at Hickory Run State Park Complex.  Duties may include facilitating environmental and historical education and interpretive activities by conducting discovery learning activities, audiovisual presentations, teacher workshops, guided walks, and other environmental and historical learning programs; updating lesson plans; and working with local tourist promotion agencies, concessionaires, outfitters, and other partners to develop and advertise interpretive programs to introduce park visitors to the outdoors.  Other duties may include providing information to park visitors on park facilities, (activities, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, history, and environmental features) services, points of interest, and nearby State Parks; maintaining all environmental education and recreational equipment and supplies; and assisting with maintaining the parks' informational kiosks and other exhibits to include ensuring that environmental education information is up to date with Department, Bureau, and Regional philosophies and goals. REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY Qualifications: Must meet   PA residency requirement Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:     A bachelor's degree in environmental education, education, the natural sciences, social sciences, or parks and recreation;   OR   an equivalent combination of experience and training. Condition of Employment :  Willingness to work weekends and evenings. Willingness to wear a prescribed uniform. Based on your answers to the supplemental application questions regarding education, you may be instructed to upload a copy of your college transcripts to your application. This posting requires submission of a resume with your application.  You may upload your document as an Attachment during the application process.  You must still complete the application and answer the supplemental questions.  All documents must be uploaded prior to the submission of your application.  Must be able to perform essential job functions. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Idaho Conservation Corps Priest River, Idaho, USA
May 16, 2019
Internship- Paid
Position Summary: The Panhandle National Forest is recruiting two interns to assist with the National Visitor Use Monitoring Program (NRVM). The interns will serve from June 2019 through September 2019. This internship is assigned to the Idaho Panhandle Forest Priest Lake Ranger District. The purpose of the internship is to collect recreation use information from visitors as they are leaving developed recreation sites, wilderness areas, the general forest area, or as they view scenery along forest highways. This will primarily be done through roadside and trailhead interviews at randomly selected sample sites on specific dates. This internship involves a great deal of travel as the interview sites are located throughout the Panhandle Forest. Information gathered in the interviews will be used to estimate the total number of visitors to the forest for one year. For full position details, please visit:  http://www.idaho-conservationcorps.org/pdf/Panhandle%20NF%20NRVM%20Interns%202019%20450%20HR.PDF . To apply, visit idahocc.org/interns and click "Apply Here" underneath the job description. Contact: Javier Luna Internship Coordinator 208-805-0325 javierl@idahocc.org
Washington State Department of Ecology Richland, WA, USA
May 16, 2019
Full time
Description Keeping Washington Clean and Evergreen Protecting Washington State's environment for current and future generations is what we do every day at Ecology. We have a culture that is invested in making a difference. If you want to join a team that is highly effective, collaborative, has leadership that embraces the value of people, Ecology is a good fit. The   Nuclear Waste Program   (NWP) is looking to fill   Permit Writer/Unit Lead (Environmental Specialist 3) (In-Training)   position. The position will be located in our Richland Field Office (RFO) in   Richland, WA . The   Permit Writer/Unit Lead   position serves as a staff environmental specialist for Waste Management Section of the Nuclear Waste Program in the Richland office.  This position performs permit application review and permit development and compliance assurance for assigned Hanford and Non-Hanford facilities in order to achieve compliance with state and federal regulations and cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Facility.  We are looking for applicants who are professional, organized, are able to perform in a fast paced, ever changing environment; strong leadership skills, time management and calendaring skills. Someone who possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills and is a team player. As an agency, our mission is to protect, preserve and enhance Washington's environment for current and future generations. We invest in our employees to create and sustain a working environment that encourages creative leadership, effective resource management, teamwork, professionalism and accountability. Maybe you've seen some of our recent stories on   LinkedIn ,  Twitter ,  Facebook ,  Instagram  or our  blog . To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at   www.ecology.wa.gov .  Local efforts... Diverse people... Statewide impacts   Duties The   Nuclear Waste Program's   (NWP) mission is to lead the effective and efficient cleanup of the U.S. Department of Energy's Hanford Site, ensure sound management of mixed hazardous wastes in Washington, and protect the state's air, water, and land at and adjacent to the Hanford site. Some of the key work activities of the   Permit Writer/Unit Lead   position at the Environmental Specialist 3 level include: Performs permit application review, permit development and compliance assurance for assigned Hanford and Non-Hanford facilities in order to achieve compliance with state and federal regulations governing cleanup of the Hanford Nuclear Facility. Provides direct support to NWP Project Managers by conducting professional level review of documents, reports, permit applications etc. to determine compliance with applicable state and federal requirements such as Dangerous Waste, RCRA, MTCA, and CERCLA. Develops and negotiates permit requirements with lead direction from project managers. Interprets state and federal laws as well as previous EPA, DOE and Agency guidelines, policies and decisions, negotiates and prepares permits; and reviews recommendations for enforcement actions.  Understands, communicates and is able to apply state and federal requirements for permitting and cleanup activities associated with Hanford site operations and mixed hazardous wastes treatment, storage and disposal units. Promotes the agency mission to protect Washington state air, water and land resources by performing oversight of compliance and waste management work at permitted and regulated facilities, including inspections and field work at hazardous facilities, supporting compliance with the permits and other regulatory requirements. Establishes and maintains cooperative working relationships with public officials, community groups, governmental agencies, consultants and various contractors and subcontractors associated with the Hanford Site. Evaluates sampling data, site characterization efforts, remedial investigations and feasibility studies of contaminated sites at Hanford.  Conveys technical recommendations from the review either in written reports or verbally, as requested by the Project Manager or Program Management Team. Critically thinks about different perspectives and considers multiple viewpoints when analyzing options and recommending proper courses of actions. At the   Environmental Specialist 2   level, the incumbent performs the duties listed above performing routine analysis and making recommendations while under general supervision. At the   Environmental Specialist 1   level, the incumbent performs the duties listed above in a learning mode performing preliminary analysis and review under direct or close supervision. The ideal candidate is a motivated environmentally minded professional looking to advance the mission of the Nuclear Waste Program and gain valuable experience performing regulatory analysis. Environmental specialists work with a diverse team of environmental engineers, chemists, hydrologists, project managers and other experts in a collaborative environment where individual performance directly impacts the mission.   A Valid driver's license is required to operate state owned vehicles for travel. Additionally, knowledge of agency standard computer applications is required to create, maintain, and print documents, access information, communicate through electronic mail, schedule time and maintain personal time accounting.   Please Note: This recruitment is open to current Department of Ecology employees only. This includes employees working on temporary and project assignments at the Department of Ecology.    Qualifications To broaden the candidate pool, we will consider candidates that qualify at the Environmental Specialist 3, 2 or 1 levels. Please read the qualifications section below to learn more about this exciting career growth and in-training opportunity.   Required Qualifications: At the Environmental Specialist 1 Level: Pay Range 38 ($2,827 - $3,664) Monthly A Bachelor's degree involving major study in environmental, physical, or one of the natural sciences, environmental planning or other allied field.   At the Environmental Specialist 2 Level: Pay Range 45 ($3,332 - $4,361) Monthly A Bachelor's degree involving major study in environmental, physical, or one of the natural sciences, environmental planning or other allied field   AND   one year of professional level experience in environmental analysis or control, or environmental planning. OR   One year of experience as an Environmental Specialist 1 provided that a bachelor's degree has been obtained in one of the above fields. OR   A Master's degree in one of the above fields.   At the Environmental Specialist 3 Level: Pay Range 49 ($3,664 - $4,809) Monthly A Bachelor's degree involving major study in environmental, physical, or one of the natural sciences, environmental planning or other allied field   AND   two years of professional level experience in environmental analysis or control or environmental planning. A Master's degree in one of the above fields will substitute for one year of the required experience. OR     A PH.D in one of the above fields. OR   One year of experience as an Environmental Specialist 2, provided that a Bachelor's degree has been obtained in one of the above fields.   Desired Qualifications: Demonstrates ability to perform independent review of Dangerous Waste/Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) permit applications and permits and Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) remedial documents.   Special Requirements / Conditions of Employment:   This position requires passing a U.S. Department of Energy test and acquiring a badge for access to the Hanford site. HAZWOPER 40 hour certification is required to perform this work.  Must be able to meet the physical activity requirements for this certification. Must obtain and maintain a valid driver license. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Institute of Bird Populations Quincy, CA, USA
May 16, 2019
Temporary
Spend your summer doing field work in the beautiful Sierra Nevada Mountains! We are looking for an experienced crew leader to supervise five volunteer field technicians conducting surveys for Northern Goshawks. PROJECT DATES (tentative): June 5, 2019 – Aug 15, 2019 RESPONSIBILITIES : Primary duties will involve training and supervising a survey crew conducting occupancy and reproduction surveys for Northern Goshawks on National Forest land. Much of the survey work will be off trail and will require frequent long drives and occasional car camping. Closely coordinating all project activities with the Forest Service will also be required. Work will be physically demanding, involving off-trail hiking and exposure to hot weather. REQUIREMENTS : Previous raptor survey experience is required; previous supervisory experience is strongly preferred. Other requirements include a sense of humor, a love of adventure, and a desire to teach volunteers about Northern Goshawks and the Sierra Nevada. Survey work will occur primarily in the vicinity of Quincy, CA. A willingness to face the rigors of fieldwork with good humor is important. These rigors include physically demanding work, hot and dry weather, mosquitoes, occasional contact with bears, and housing that may be rustic and/or somewhat crowded. A personal vehicle is highly desirable but not strictly required. SCHEDULE : Typically 7 days on and 3 off. EQUIPMENT: The crew leader is expected to provide her/his own binoculars, hiking boots and camping gear for car camping (tent, sleeping bag, raingear, etc.). COMPENSATION : This is an IBP seasonal staff position paying $3,000/month (before payroll taxes) but includes no fringe benefits. Free shared housing will also be provided. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
WEST Springfield, Colorado, USA
May 16, 2019
Part time
Job Description Western EcoSystems Technology, Inc. (WEST), a dynamic, medium-sized consulting firm with offices across the United States, is looking for a part-time, temp Biological Field Technician in Denver, Colorado (fieldwork is actually in Springfield, Colorado). Since 1990, WEST has grown to be one of the premier environmental and statistical consulting firms in the United States. WEST has a permanent core of professionals with broad experience in basic and applied ecological studies and the sophisticated analysis of natural resource data.  Job Summary: The successful candidate will be an independent self-motivated individual who is skilled in bird identification and has previous experience conducting avian use surveys at pre & post-construction sites. The ideal candidate will be comfortable working in various (extreme) weather conditions and terrains and have a passion for the outdoors.   Responsibilities include:  Conduct avian use surveys and other seasonal wildlife surveys at pre-construction projects• Conduct standardized avian-use surveys; data collection will include use of detailed paper datasheets Field work will entail long hours of standing and observing, sometimes in inclement conditions and walking in varying terrain This a general description of the functions for this position and is not inclusive of all the duties which may be associated with this position  Start Date:   06/01/2019 Hours:    Approximately 25-30 hrs/week Project Length : 12 months (with possible extension) Job Requirements Requirements:  Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Resources, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Biology, or an equivalent degree preferred Must be able to identify birds by sight and sound for species in the region; candidates experienced in bird identification will be given preference• Previous experience on biological field studies and/or prior field experience preferred Skilled use of topographic maps, compass, GPS units, and other field equipment is required• Applicants must be in good physical shape, as surveys will be conducted in locations where temperatures and conditions can be extreme Must be able to maintain equipment• must be able to work independently and interact professionally and respectfully with project managers, clients, landowners, and other technicians• Technician must be equipped with and provide own suitable footwear (rugged hiking boots, etc.), clothing, and binoculars Follow all WEST safety protocols Successful candidates must be able to pass a background check; a pre-employment drug screen; and a DMV records check that meets WEST’s minimum criteria to operate a motor vehicle on behalf of the company.  A valid driver’s license will be required.  Candidates must adhere to all health and safety requirements.  WEST is an employee owned organization with a tradition of professional integrity dedicated to a family atmosphere and a diverse workforce.  Key Benefits: Competitive salary• Comprehensive Medical (if working 30 or more hours a week) SEP/IRA (100% employer contributions, after initial eligibility requirements are met)  WEST provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.  Further, WEST takes affirmative action to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly, and without discrimination, for recruitment, selection, advancement and every other term and privilege associated with employment. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Trutech Philadelphia, PA, USA
May 16, 2019
Full time
Description Upper Level Management Opportunity with an Industry Leading Wildlife Management Company! Founded in 1984, Trutech Wildlife Service & Critter Control Operations specialize in nuisance wildlife management services for residential and commercial properties, providing leading wildlife, animal and integrated pest control services across the nation. We work with wildlife and people alike and have amazing careers to offer in a recession resistant business. Position Summary: The Regional Manager is responsible for the Wildlife Operations in the Northeast Region (New England, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, DC, and Virginia). This individual will oversee the sales and service of multiple districts and brands and will lead the region in achieving revenue and profit goals. Candidates must reside within the region and be willing to travel.   Essential Job Functions: Outstanding customer service Quickly resolve customer issues and concerns Management of District Management staff Effective route management and growth within company guidelines Development of current management staff and field personnel Timely completion and submission of necessary paperwork and documentation Recruitment and hiring of new talent Ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations One-time and recurring revenue growth Continuous profit improvement Managing employees at all levels in your operation, including but not limited to Managers, field technicians, sales people, office people, etc. Training of employees in and application of wildlife biology, entomology, administration, policies and procedures, fleet and equipment, maintenance and upkeep, time management, ethical business practices, pride, quality service, and customer satisfaction Maintain good working relations up as well as down Ensure timely delivery to home office of all paperwork and collections as prescribed by policy Ensure adherence to all company policies, state and federal laws applicable to all facets of our industry to include but not limited to: Dept. of Agriculture, Dept. of Natural Resources, OSHA, EPA, division of Wage and Hour, etc. Assuring that all subordinates are properly registered in required categories and attaining their required hours of ongoing education Control expenses in all areas and establish a system for approval to monitor  Assuring that the company is properly licensed including business licenses, pest control licenses, etc. (Your license in GHP is to be made available for use as needed or required). Reduction of allowances and cancellations to targeted levels by assuring all customers are serviced monthly in a timely and professional manner Establishment of dedicated residential and commercial recurring revenue routes Be available and working during normal working hours and on call to management or employees We Offer: Highly competitive compensation package Company vehicle, cell phone and tablet Comprehensive training programs as the industry leader Initial uniforms provided and/or compensated by Company Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision & life insurance 401(k) plan with company match, employee stock purchase plan Paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave Employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, dependent scholarship awards Candidates must be physically capable of safely performing the following job duties: Safely use a ladder within the manufacturer's guidelines Lift and carry up to 75 lbs Safely access crawl spaces, attics, confined spaces, roof tops, etc. Perform administrative duties while seated for long periods of time Further Requirements: We require a good driving record and the ability to pass a drug screen Hired candidates must reside or relocate central to their assigned region Why choose us? As the industry leader, we value people, progress and professionalism. As a subsidiary of   Rollins, Inc . , (NYSE: ROL), we are financially stable and exhibiting continued growth. We are proud to announce Rollins, Inc., has been named a Top Workplace by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Learn more about   Trutech Wildlife Service   and   Critter Control Operations . Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development Lansing, MI, USA
May 16, 2019
Full time
Job Description This position functions as a staff specialist responsible for the development and implementation of the state's comprehensive Terrestrial Invasive Species (TIS) state management plan. Serves as the department representative on the TIS core team and participates on related committees and workgroups. Serves as the MDARD representative for Michigan's Invasive Species Grant Program (MISGP) including development of the request for proposals (RFP), reviewing and scoring/ranking of the proposals. Responds to questions from citizens, staff and others regarding the purpose and authority of invasive species program and the listing of pests on the restricted, prohibited or watch lists. Responsible for complex interagency coordination of activities to promote communication and effective use of resources. Develops and oversees a new statewide firewood certification program and serves on a multi-agency committee to develop policy and regulation on the movement of firewood. Work Station:   Lansing with telecommute and/or alternative work schedule allowed.   Please note:  MDARD is in the process of recruiting two plant industry scientist positions working in the invasive species program.  This position is in addition to the position which was posted last month .  Required Education and Experience Education Possession of a bachelor's degree in agronomy, agriculture technology, agriscience, biology, horticulture, botany, crop science, entomology soil science, horticulture, forestry, landscape architecture, plant biology, plant pathology, plant science, or plant physiology.   Required Experience Four years of professional experience in the plant industry equivalent to a Plant Industry Field Scientist, including two years equivalent to a Plant Industry Field Scientist P11 or one year equivalent to a Plant Industry Field Scientist 12. Preferred Experience Four years of professional field or management experience in any environmental, biological, forestry or agricultural field, including crops and soil science, turf, ornamental and landscape management,  plant health or pest management service that involves enforcing and/or complying with the laws and regulations pertaining to plant health and pest management. Preferred Qualifications Knowledge and use of the incident command system (ICS) Knowledge and work experience in the identification of tree species by their bark Knowledge of and work experience with the identification, detection, and management of plant pests Knowledge of life cycles and methods of control for significant insect pests of trees and plants Experience with pest risk assessment Experience writing and managing grants and contracts Experience working with committees or advisory groups Experience conducting outreach activities that included making presentations to groups Experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com